Dorothy Gilman

Biografie şi Bibliografie

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Dorothy Gilman born June 25, 1923 (also known as Dorothy Gilman Butters) is a United States author of mystery and spy fiction. She is most well-known for the Mrs. Pollifax series of spy novels, about spy and grandmother Emily Pollifax, who chooses to become a spy in her 60s, and who stars in fourteen books written over three decades.

Gilman's books tend to feature uncommon, unique characters, often travelling to exotic locales.

Biography

Dorothy Gilman was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, to minister James Bruce and Essa (Starkweather) Gilman.

She married teacher Edgar A. Butters, Jr. September 15, 1945 and was divorced in 1965. The couple had two children, Christopher and Jonathan.

She attended Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1940–1945 and the University of Pennsylvania 1963–1964. Gilman is a Unitarian Universalist.

Works

    * Enchanted Caravan (1949) (ASIN: B0006ary4y)
    * Carnival Gypsy (1950) (ASIN: B000jkb0oq)
    * Ragamuffin Alley (1951) (ASIN: B0006astpm)
    * The Calico Year (1953) (ASIN: B000gabx14)
    * Four Party Line (1954) (ASIN: B001k36208)
    * Papa Dolphin’s Table (1955) (ASIN: B000moc1qk)
    * Girl in Buckskin (1956) (ISBN 978-0449703809)
    * Heartbreak Street (1958) (ASIN: B00209ktic)
    * Witch’s Silver (1959) (ASIN: B0006avz6m)
    * Masquerade (1961) (ASIN: B0006ax1im)
    * Heart’s Design (Masquerade Republished (1963) (ASIN: B000ts8al4)
    * Ten Leagues to Boston Town (1963) (ASIN: B0006ay2v2)
    * The Bells of Freedom (1963) (ASIN: B001u11ad4)
    * Uncertain Voyage (1967) (ISBN 978-0449216286)
    * Clairvoyant Countess (1975) (ISBN 978-0449213186)
    * A Nun in the Closet (1975) (ISBN 978-0449211670)
    * A New Kind of Country (1978) (reissued by Fawcett in 1989) (ISBN 978-0449216279)
    * The Tightrope Walker (1979) (ISBN 978-0449211779)
    * The Maze in the Heart of the Castle (1983) (ISBN 978-0449703984)
    * Incident at Badamya (1989) (ISBN 978-0449217214)
    * Caravan (1992) (ISBN 978-0345492371)
    * Thale’s Folly (1999) (ISBN 978-0449003657)
    * Kaleidoscope (2002) (ISBN 978-03454482170)

The Mrs. Pollifax series

    * The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (1966) (ISBN 978-0449208281)
    * The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (1970) (ISBN 978-0449209127)
    * The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (1971) (ISBN 978-0449215234)
    * A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax (1973) (ISBN 978-0449208649)
    * Mrs. Pollifax on Safari (1977) (ISBN 978-0449215241)
    * Mrs. Pollifax on the China Station (1983) (ISBN 978-0449208403)
    * Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (1985) (ISBN 978-0449209837)
    * Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle (1988) (ISBN 978-0449215159)
    * Mrs. Pollifax and the Whirling Dervish (1990) (ISBN 978-0449147603)
    * Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief (1993) (ISBN 978-0449149058)
    * Mrs. Pollifax Pursued (1995) (ISBN 978-0449149560)
    * Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer (1996) (ISBN 978-0449150047)
    * Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist (1997) (ISBN 978-0449183366)
    * Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled (2000) (ISBN 978-0449006702)

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