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Robert B. Parker (1) (1932–2010)

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Robert Brown Parker is an American fiction writer of mysteries. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and earned his BA degree from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He went on to earn his master's degree in English literature from Boston University. He started his career working in vis mere advertising. After some years, he went back to school to earn his PhD in English from Boston University in 1971. He then began his writng career while teaching at Northeastern University. He decided to become a full-time writer in 1979. His most popular works were the 40 novels written about the private detective Spenser. The ABC Television Network developed the television series "Spenser: For Hire", based on the character in the mid-1980s. Parker also wrote nine novels based on the character Jesse Stone and six novels based on the character Sunny Randall. On January 18, 2010, Robert Parker died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Cambridge Massachusetts. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Manuskript for mord (1973) 1,662 eksemplarer
Cold Service (2005) 1,376 eksemplarer
Night Passage (1997) 1,362 eksemplarer
School Days (2005) 1,346 eksemplarer
High Profile (2007) 1,279 eksemplarer
Back Story (2003) 1,260 eksemplarer
Hundred-Dollar Baby (2006) 1,255 eksemplarer
Early Autumn (1981) 1,255 eksemplarer
Now & Then (2007) 1,213 eksemplarer
Stranger in Paradise (2008) 1,208 eksemplarer
Small Vices (1997) 1,206 eksemplarer
Walking Shadow (1994) 1,204 eksemplarer
Widow's Walk (2002) 1,193 eksemplarer
Sudden Mischief (1998) 1,188 eksemplarer
Motiv til mord (1974) 1,182 eksemplarer
Potshot (2001) 1,181 eksemplarer
Hush Money (1999) 1,180 eksemplarer
Bad Business (2004) 1,179 eksemplarer
Trouble in Paradise (1998) 1,175 eksemplarer
Thin Air (1995) 1,164 eksemplarer
Sea Change (2005) 1,163 eksemplarer
Stone Cold (2003) 1,162 eksemplarer
Rough Weather (Spenser) (2008) 1,156 eksemplarer
Promised Land (1976) 1,142 eksemplarer
Night and Day (2009) 1,139 eksemplarer
Death in Paradise (2001) 1,127 eksemplarer
Hugger Mugger (2000) 1,126 eksemplarer
A Catskill Eagle (1985) 1,122 eksemplarer
Looking for Rachel Wallace (1980) 1,121 eksemplarer
Chance (1996) 1,118 eksemplarer
The Judas Goat (1978) 1,095 eksemplarer
The Professional (2009) 1,093 eksemplarer
Mortal Stakes (2009) 1,093 eksemplarer
Paper Doll (1993) 1,085 eksemplarer
Pastime (1991) 1,067 eksemplarer
Pale Kings and Princes (1987) 1,062 eksemplarer
Double Deuce (1992) 1,061 eksemplarer
Split Image (2010) 1,042 eksemplarer
Crimson Joy (1988) 1,017 eksemplarer
Stjernestøv : detektivroman (1990) 1,010 eksemplarer
Valediction (1984) 1,008 eksemplarer
Playmates (1989) 999 eksemplarer
Taming a Sea-Horse (1986) 979 eksemplarer
Family Honor (1999) 972 eksemplarer
The Widening Gyre (1983) 967 eksemplarer
Ceremony (1982) 959 eksemplarer
A Savage Place (1981) 954 eksemplarer
Painted Ladies (2010) 952 eksemplarer
Appaloosa (2005) 931 eksemplarer
Marlowe i Poodle Springs (1989) 930 eksemplarer
Sixkill (2011) 910 eksemplarer
Shrink Rap (2002) 893 eksemplarer
Spare Change (2007) 866 eksemplarer
Perish Twice (2000) 851 eksemplarer
Blue Screen (2006) 836 eksemplarer
Melancholy baby (2004) 747 eksemplarer
Resolution (2008) 706 eksemplarer
Double Play (2004) 621 eksemplarer
Brimstone (2009) 582 eksemplarer
Blue-Eyed Devil (2010) 526 eksemplarer
Gunman's Rhapsody (2001) 465 eksemplarer
All Our Yesterdays (1994) 455 eksemplarer
Perchance to Dream (1991) 427 eksemplarer
Wilderness (1979) 312 eksemplarer
The Boxer and the Spy (2008) 295 eksemplarer
Edenville Owls (2007) 283 eksemplarer
Love and Glory (1983) 211 eksemplarer
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe (1988) — Introduktion — 203 eksemplarer
The Best American Mystery Stories 1997 (1997) — Redaktør; Introduktion — 119 eksemplarer
Enter Spencer (3-in-1) (1989) 102 eksemplarer
Three Complete Spenser Novels (1995) 59 eksemplarer
Spenser's Boston (1989) 53 eksemplarer
A Triple Shot of Spenser (3-in-1) (2005) 36 eksemplarer
Surrogate (1982) 20 eksemplarer
A Year at the Races (1991) 18 eksemplarer
Classic Robert B. Parker (2011) 11 eksemplarer
Spenser: A Mysterious Profile (2022) 11 eksemplarer
The Jesse Stone Novels 1-5 (2012) 6 eksemplarer
A Spenserian Sonnet 4 eksemplarer
Harlem Nocturne 3 eksemplarer
Parker on Writing (1985) 3 eksemplarer
Snuff 1 eksemplar
Cold Case 1 eksemplar
Kidnappet (1998) 1 eksemplar
Med på holdet (1998) 1 eksemplar
Une paire de deux (1993) 1 eksemplar
Wild Swams 1 eksemplar
Kouřová clona (2007) 1 eksemplar
Bullet 1 eksemplar

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Nightmares & Dreamscapes (1993) — Fortæller, nogle udgaver8,405 eksemplarer
If Death Ever Slept (1957) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver667 eksemplarer
Kvinde i mørket (1933) — Forord, nogle udgaver597 eksemplarer
Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice (2012) — Creator — 464 eksemplarer
Blue City (1947) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver247 eksemplarer
The Best American Mystery Stories 2002 (2002) — Bidragyder — 159 eksemplarer
Boston Noir 2: The Classics (2012) — Bidragyder — 64 eksemplarer

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Juridisk navn
Parker, Robert Brown
Fødselsdato
1932-09-17
Dødsdag
2010-01-18
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Dødssted
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Dødsårsag
heart attack
Bopæl
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Uddannelse
Colby College (BA | 1954)
Boston University (M.A. | 1957 | Ph.D | 1971 | English)
Erhverv
technical writer
advertising
professor
novelist
Relationer
Parker, Joan H. (wife)
Organisationer
United States Army
Northeastern University
Pearl Productions
Priser og hædersbevisninger
MWA Grand Master (2002)
Gumshoe Award (Lifetime Achievement ∙ 2007)
Shamus Award (The Eye for Lifetime Achievement ∙ 1995)
Bouchercon Lifetime Achievement Award (2006)
Agent
Helen Brann
Kort biografi
Robert B(rown) Parker (1) was born September 17, 1932, in Springfield, MA. He earned a B.A. in English from Colby College in Maine in 1954, served as infantryman in Korea, and earned an M.A. in English from Boston University in 1957. He held several jobs before enrolling in Boston University's PhD program, and then taught English at various colleges until 1978. He is married to the former Joan Hall; they have two sons. Parker has created private detectives Spenser, and Sunny Randall, and Police Chief Jesse Stone, each of whom is featured in an ongoing series. Their story lines occasionally intersect. He also writes an American Western series featuring Hitch and Cole, and has contributed to the Wyatt Earp saga with the novel Gunman's Rhapsody. Recently, he has written some young adult fiction as well. He died unexpectedly at home in Cambridge, MA, on January 18, 2010.

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Stuart M. Kaminsky Contributor
Jeremiah Healy Contributor
Benjamin M. Schutz Contributor
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Eric Van Lustbader Contributor
Sara Paretsky Contributor
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Brad Watson Contributor
S. J. Rozan Contributor
Michael Malone Contributor
Monica Wood Contributor
Brendan DuBois Contributor
Mabel Maney Contributor
James Crumley Contributor
Andrew Klavan Contributor
Wim Holleman Translator
Kate Burton Narrator
Scott Sowers Narrator
Burt Reynolds Narrator
David Dukes Narrator
Stefano Galli Translator
Thomas Tafuri Cover designer
Hans Muus Translator
Peter Franke Cover artist
Simone Hilling Translator
Eike Arnold Translator
Peter van Dijk Translator
Yvette Wheeler Cover designer
Marcel Keller Translator
Jacob Ristan Cover artist
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Michel Deutsch Translator
RBMM Cover designer
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Ed Begley Jr. Narrator
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Loren D. Estleman Contributor
Jonathan Valin Contributor
Ed Gorman Contributor
James Grady Contributor
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Joyce Harrington Contributor
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