- Author:Glendon Swarthout,Kathryn Swarthout,Frank Mayo
- Publisher:Doubleday; 1st edition (October 1, 1982)
- Pages:202 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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Cadbury's Coffin by Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout was a Finalist in 1982 for the Best Juvenile Mystery novella of. .Glendon Fred Swarthout was an American writer.
Cadbury's Coffin by Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout was a Finalist in 1982 for the Best Juvenile Mystery novella of that year from the Mystery Writers of America. Don't bury me alive!" begs Lycurgus Cadbury, the cantankerous, tight-fisted tycoon of the tury factory town of Gilead, New York, as he lies on his deathbed felled, apparently, by a stroke. Some of his best known novels were made into films of the same title, Where the Boys Are, The Shootist and They Came To Cordura. Also wrote under Glendon Fred Swarthout. Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.
Glendon Fred Swarthout (April 8, 1918, near Pinckney, Michigan – September 23, 1992, Scottsdale, Arizona) was an American writer and novelist. Several of his novels were made into films. Where the Boys Are, and The Shootist which was John Wayne's last work, are probably the best known. Glendon Swarthout was the only child of Fred and Lila (Chubb) Swarthout, a banker and a homemaker. Swarthout is a Dutch name; his mother's maiden name was from Yorkshire.
1982) A novel by Glendon Swarthout and Kathryn Swarthout. Cadbury's Coffin resembles an American version of the famed BBC TV series - Upstairs, Downstairs, with a strong flavoring of Charles Dickens. This Victorian mystery set in 1899 upstate New York was a 1982 nominee for Best Juvenile book from the Mystery Writers of America. It was once optioned by Hollywood writer/producer Paul Monash for a possible TV-Movie. Richmond, Virginia Times Dispatch.
Fraught with plotting, chicanery, and assignations in mausoleums and arbors, this melodramatic mystery chronicles the attempts of the members of a wealthy, turn-of-the-century family to vie for the affections and effects of skinflint Lycurgus Cadbury.
by. Swarthout, Glendon Fred; Swarthout, Kathryn.
SKELETONS Books by Glendon Swarthout WILLOW RUN THEY CAME . In a coffin inside a long, unpainted wooden box. Jimmie, let me come home with you tonight. It threw me for an absolute loop.
SKELETONS Books by Glendon Swarthout WILLOW RUN THEY CAME TO CORDURA WHERE THE BOYS ARE WELCOME TO THEBES THE CADILLAC COWBOYS THE EAGLE AND THE IRON CROSS LOVELAND.
Swarthout, Glendon Fred. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Cadbury's coffin, by Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout.
THE SHOOTIST is John Bernard Books, a man of principle and the only surviving gunfighter in a vanishing American West.
The nail biters, thumb suckers and teeth grinders at the Box Canyon Boys Camp were called the Bedwetters. They were the cast-away offspring of parents who were busy traveling, being divorced, remarrying and garnering fortunes. THE SHOOTIST is John Bernard Books, a man of principle and the only surviving gunfighter in a vanishing American West. He rides into El Paso in the year 1901, on the day Queen Victoria died, there to be told by a doctor that he must soon confront the greatest shootist of all: Death himself. In such a showdown, against such an antagonist, he cannot win.
1st ed. by Glendon Fred Swarthout.
Glendon Fred Swarthout. 1st ed.