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Gilman, Dorothy 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 241 works in 1,282 publications in 7 languages and 61,728 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Romance fiction  Adventure stories, American 
Roles: Author, 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 on safari by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
58 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,638 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
Mrs. Pollifax and the lion killer by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,662 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, innocent tourist by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,608 libraries worldwide
In her thirteenth adventure, Mrs. Pollifax must smuggle an inflammatory manuscript out of Jordan, a document that encodes the truth of Saddam Hussein's reign in Iraq
Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
30 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,600 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 )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,565 libraries worldwide
Not even the CIA has much faith that Emily Pollifax can successfully pull off her latest deadly mission in the colorful streets of Damascus
Mrs. Pollifax and the whirling dervish by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
24 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2,519 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 )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,515 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 )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,512 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
Kaleidoscope by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,324 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 )
24 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
Lady Caressa Teal is captured by desert nomads who believe she is a sorceress
The elusive Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
50 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,080 libraries worldwide
After Mrs. Pollifax is arrested for smuggling eight false passports, she has to figure out an escape from a Bulgarian prison
Thale's Folly by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,076 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 )
38 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,068 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
Incident at Badamya by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
Gen Ferris, the only daughter of an American missionary in Burma, is held hostage with a group of lost travelers
The tightrope walker by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
33 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,027 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
A palm for Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
36 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,987 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 )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 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
The clairvoyant countess by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
27 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
A fortuneteller proves to a skeptical police lieutenant that she can deal with murder, robbery, voodoo and witchcraft
Three complete Mrs. Pollifax mysteries by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax -- The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax -- The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax
A new kind of country by Dorothy Gilman( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Butters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-2012

Butters, Dorothy Gilman
Butters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-
Butters Dorothy Gilman 1923-2012
Dorothy Gilman Amerikaans schrijfster
Dorothy Gilman amerikansk författare
Dorothy Gilman amerikansk skribent
Dorothy Gilman écrivaine américaine
Dorothy Gilman scrittrice statunitense
Dorothy Gilman US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Gilman Butters, Dorothy
Gilman Butters Dorothy 1923-2012
Gilman, Dorothy Edith, 1923-2012
דורותי גילמן
길먼, 도로시 1923-2012
ギルマン, ドロシー
ドロシー・ギルマン
Languages
English (442)
Dutch (61)
Japanese (37)
Swedish (8)
French (7)
German (6)
Danish (1)
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