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Gilman, Dorothy 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 288 works in 1,047 publications in 4 languages and 68,055 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Biography  Spy stories  Love stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3557.I433, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Dorothy Gilman
Publications by Dorothy Gilman
Publications by Dorothy Gilman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dorothy Gilman
Mrs. Pollifax and the lion killer by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 2,914 libraries worldwide
Former CIA agent Emily Pollifax travels to Africa to help crown a king. He is Sammat of Ubangiba, an American-educated African whose enthronement is threatened by a lion on the rampage, which in Ubangiba is considered a bad omen. But are the killings really the work of a lion? A sequel to Mrs. Pollifax Pursued
Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,886 libraries worldwide
Although Mrs. Pollifax is determined to give up spying for good, she can't help but agree to carry a small object to an agent in Thailand, and get one in return. The moment she lands, however, Mrs. Pollifax is horrified to find her contact dead and her husband kidnapped. The next thing she knows, she's tramping through the ominous Thai countryside, led by a curious fellow who may be trying to help her find her husband. Or he may have other, more sinister plans
Mrs. Pollifax unveiled by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,855 libraries worldwide
When a young American woman who faced down hijackers on board a flight to the Middle East and saved the lifes of hundreds of people disappears, U.S. officials believe she has been kidnapped, so they call in CIA agent Emily Pollifax to find her
Mrs. Pollifax, innocent tourist by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
23 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 2,831 libraries worldwide
Part-time CIA operative Emily Pollifax flies to the Middle East to pick up a novel written by an executed Iraqi dissident. On arrival she sees no sign of her contact, only dead bodies, Arab terrorists and Iraqi spies. Danger is everywhere. Fortunately, Mrs. Pollifax knows karate
Mrs. Pollifax and the whirling dervish by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,809 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Pollifax embarks on a dangerous journey across the barren stretches of Morocco, determined to identify and warn the informants, but only one step ahead of her pursuers
Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 2,757 libraries worldwide
After writing a quick note to her husband, Mrs. Pollifax is off to Hong Kong to rescue Sheng Ti. The young agent she had successfully smuggled out of mainland China earlier finds himself involved with an alleged double agent
Mrs. Pollifax and the second thief by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,737 libraries worldwide
In the 10th mystery in the series, Mrs. Pollifax comes to the aid of another CIA agent who has stumbled onto a cartel of professional killers in Sicily
Mrs. Pollifax pursued by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,640 libraries worldwide
In New Haven, Emily Pollifax discovers a girl hiding in a cupboard. The girl is Kadi Hopkirk, an artist who is being followed by some mysterious types ever since she met a young man who is heir to an African throne. The two take off for New York but are pursued. A tale of international intrigue by the author of Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief
The unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
44 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 2,589 libraries worldwide
A widowed matron decides to pursue her lifelong desire to be a spy, finds herself useful to the CIA, and successfully completes an assignment which takes her from New Jersey to Mexico City to Albania
Kaleidoscope by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,578 libraries worldwide
Madame Karitska's trade as a fortune-teller attracts a strange array of clients, including an artistic woman whose husband abandons her to join a religious cult and an Italian immigrant with a "cursed" child. Karitska also helps her good friend, Detective-Lieutenant Pruden, solve the hit-and-run death of a young violinist and the murder of a local philanthropist. Her most troubling case, however, occurs when a subway incident leaves her with an attache case full of diamonds
Caravan by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 2,420 libraries worldwide
Lady Caressa Teal is captured by desert nomads who believe she is a sorceress
Incident at Badamya by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 2,332 libraries worldwide
Gen Ferris, the only daughter of an American missionary in Burma, is held hostage with a group of lost travelers
Mrs. Pollifax on safari by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
28 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,328 libraries worldwide
At the request of her old CIA contact, Carstairs, Emily Pollifax leaves New Jersey and her geraniums for Africa, where she battles dark forces of evil to save an African leader from assassination
The tightrope walker by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,261 libraries worldwide
When quiet, shy Amelia Jones reads a desperate message that has fallen out of a barrel organ in the antique shop she just bought, she can't forget the words, "They're going to kill me soon
Thale's Folly by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2,240 libraries worldwide
Failed novelist Andrew Thale is sent by his father to check out an empty farmhouse, inherited from an aunt in Massachusetts. On arrival, Thale discovers the house has been occupied by squatters, characters straight out of a novel. Thale moves in with them, perhaps to gain inspiration for a bestseller
Mrs. Pollifax on the China station by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 2,217 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Emily Pollifax of New Brunswick, NJ goes as a tourist to China for the CIA. She must act as cover for a CIA agent she is not permitted to know, with the ultimate aim of extricating Mr. X, a political prisoner in China
The amazing Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
37 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 2,214 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Pollifax must make contact with a defecting female spy in Istanbul and finds herself in quite a bit of trouble
The elusive Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
27 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 2,212 libraries worldwide
After Mrs. Pollifax is arrested for smuggling eight false passports, she has to figure out an escape from a Bulgarian prison
A palm for Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,148 libraries worldwide
An innocent-looking grandmother who has a knowledge of karate agrees to help the CIA recover plutonium that has been stolen
A nun in the closet by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
17 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
Two cloistered nuns from St. Tabitha's abbey break out into the world with a vengence when the abbey falls heir to a house and land in upper New York State, willed to them by a mysterious Mr. Moretti, who turns out to have been a Mafia don
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Butters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-2012

Butters, Dorothy G. 1923-2012 Wirklicher Name
Butters, Dorothy Gilman
Butters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-
Butters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-2012
Butters, Dorothy Gilman 1923-2012 Wirklicher Name
Gilman Butters Dorothy 1923-2012
Gilman, Dorothy Edith, 1923-2012
ギルマン, ドロシー
Languages
English (411)
Japanese (6)
German (4)
Danish (2)
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