WorldCat Identities

Thorp, Roderick

Overview
Works: 70 works in 271 publications in 7 languages and 9,364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Police films  Musical fiction  Diary fiction  History  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3570.H67, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Roderick Thorp
 
Most widely held works by Roderick Thorp
Live free or die hard by Len Wiseman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective John McClane has faced some brutal terrorists in his career, but now, he's about to face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet. John, who occasionally does work for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, receives a call to bring in a hacker named Matt Farrell, because there has been a breach in an FBI computer system. Farrell is one of the many hackers who are suspected in the attack. After John gets to Matt's apartment, men show up and try to kill John and Matt and they barely escape with their lives. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel are systematically shutting down the U.S. computer infrastructure. Luckily, Matt knows enough about hacking to figure out how Gabriel is shutting down the computers. Gabriel plans to bring the country to its knees, but doesn't count on John and Matt. Gabriel wants them out of the way. An enraged Gabriel kidnaps John's daughter, Lucy. Gabriel may think he now has the upper hand on John, but he has no idea how far John is willing to go to rescue Lucy
The detective by Roderick Thorp( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A WWII ace in the European air war, comes home to resume his career with the police department. His success in the department reaches a peak when he solves a brutal homosexual murder. His personal life collapses and goes to another city. He faces many changes in his life
Rainbow Drive : a novel by Roderick Thorp( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of murder and vice, corrup[tion and cover-up in big-time L.A., where no one who matters ever goes to jail
Die hard by Roderick Thorp( Visual )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve a team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend the holidays with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the cunning and savage criminals
River : a novel of the Green River killings by Roderick Thorp( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional solution to the unsolved real-life murders of 50-some prostitutes in the Pacific Northwest in the 1980s. The killer is portrayed as a career criminal who hates women, and who has protection from the police, being an informant
Westfield by Roderick Thorp( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing lasts forever by Roderick Thorp( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling to Los Angeles for Christmas, Joe Leland, a veteran cop and former war hero, stumbles upon a sensational terrorist crime in progress and is forced to quickly make hard life or death decisions
The Music of their laughter; an American album by Roderick Thorpe( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two young people describe their experiences with and views about drugs, sex, politics, and society
Wives; an investigation by Roderick Thorp( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenny and Barnum : a novel of love by Roderick Thorp( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diva and a showman work together to make history, finding romance along the way after Queen Victoria, Jenny Lind is the most famous woman in Europe. A Swedish soprano with a voice like an angel's and a temperament to match, she is in Vienna when she meets the shortest man she has ever seen. General Tom Thumb is a three-foot-tall sensation whom P. T. Barnum has made one of the wealthiest men in the world. Thumb arrives with a message from Barnum offering Lind more money than she has ever dreamed of, to do something she has never done before: perform in America
Dionysus by Roderick Thorp( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The circle of love by Roderick Thorp( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slaves by Roderick Thorp( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devlin by Roderick Thorp( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sober cop's life is upended when his powerful ex-brother-in-law is murdered Quitting drinking may have saved Frank Devlin's life, but it killed his career. When the NYPD detective got sober, he also stopped taking bribes, and his rise through the ranks slowed to a crawl. After thirteen years of working the drug-plagued Lower East Side, he has a new relationship and a modicum of inner peace-both of which are threatened when Devlin's past comes back to destroy him. A crazed junkie guns down a Senate hopeful and his mistress, and the police suspect that Devlin may be involved for two reasons:
Into the forest by Roderick Thorp( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Hard/Die Hard 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die hard : a novel by Roderick Thorp( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough New York City detective is visiting hs daughter in California. Suddenly he is dragged into a terrifying case that could cost his daughter's life
Die hard 4.0 by Len Wiseman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective John McClane has faced some brutal terrorists in his career, but now, he's about to face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet. John, who occasionally does work for the United States Department of Homeland Security, receives a call to bring in a hacker named Matt Farrell, because there has been a breach in an FBI computer system. After John gets to Matt's apartment, a group of men show up and try to kill John and Matt. They barely escape with their lives. A group of terrorists led by Thomas Gabriel are systematically shutting down the United States computer infrastructure. Gabriel plans to bring the country to its knees, but he doesn't count on John and Matt
Piège de cristal by John McTiernan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John McClane, un flic de New York, débarque à Los Angeles afin de passer les vacances de Noël avec son épouse. Mais au même moment, la tour qui abrite la soirée du réveillon est envahie par un groupe de terroristes.Les résidents de l'immeuble sont pris en otage. Tout a été calculé au millimètre près. Tout sauf un détail... McClane
Hot pursuit by Roderick Thorp( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young coast guard lieutenant commander, Sam Merrill, finds a "ghost" yacht full of one billion dollars' worth of gold, money, and contraband, he becomes a national sensation and the poster boy for America's war on drugs. As a reward, the government sends Sam and his wife, Amy, on an all-expenses-paid vacation to the Bahamas. Sam's newfound fame becomes a nightmare when Amy is kidnapped not long after they arrive in the tropical paradise. Sam is confronted with the pursuit of his life, fighting to save Amy and ultimately himself as he faces death-defying challenges at every turn and a drug kingpin named Chino who will stop at nothing to see him dead. In way over his head, outgunned, and outnumbered when the chase leads him to Cartagena, Sam has to overcome overwhelming odds as he races against time to figure out why his wife was kidnapped and where she is being held--and save her from bad guys who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals
 
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River : a novel of the Green River killings
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Roderick Thorp crivain amricain

Roderick Thorp romanziere statunitense

Roderick Thorp US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Thorp, Rod

Thorp, Rod 1936-1999

Thorp, Roderick Mayne 1936-1999

Торп, Родерик

رادریک ترپ نویسنده آمریکایی

ソープ, ロデリック

ロデリック・ソープ

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