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People Who Knock on the Door

Patricia Highsmith

People Who Knock on the Door

by Patricia Highsmith

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by William Heinemann Ltd .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7507240M
ISBN 100434335215
ISBN 109780434335213

People who knock on the door by Highsmith, Patricia, Publication date Publisher New York: Penzler Books Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Craig.B on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: People Who Knock on the Door, is a tale about blind faith and the slippery notion of justice that lies beneath the peculiarly American veneer of righteousness. About the Author Patricia Highsmith () was born in Fort Worth, Texas/5(8).

It's simple, the reader understands what is going on, and everyone knows what knocking on a door sounds like. No need to flair it out more than that unless there is something different about how someone hit the door, e.g. whether it was quick and rushed with multiple knocks, slow and drawn out, or if there is a pattern to it to indicate a. Buy People Who Knock at the Door Reprint by Patricia Highsmith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

Now, Norton continues the revival of this noir genius with another of her lost masterpieces: a later work from , People Who Knock on the Door, is a tale about blind faith and the slippery notion of justice that lies beneath the peculiarly American veneer of righteousness/5(3). People Who Knock on the Door by Patricia Highsmith; (First Edition) Authors: patricia Highsmith Location: London Publisher: Heinemann Date: Edition: First Edition Features: True First Issue. Excellent mysteries. With PROMOTIONAL PHOTOGRAPH laid in. Book Condition: Fine: Nice sharp unread copy Dust Jacket Condition: Fine: Nice jacket HCXSeller Rating: % positive.


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Now, Norton continues the revival of this noir genius with another of her lost masterpieces: a later work fromPeople Who Knock on the Door, is a tale about blind faith and the slippery notion of justice that lies beneath the peculiarly American veneer of righteousness.

This novel, out of print for years, again attests to Highsmith's reputation as "the poet of apprehension" (Graham Greene)/5(20). People Who Knock on the Door by Patricia Highsmith. Highsmith writes well but I've enjoyed others of her books more.

In some ways I just didn't get her point with this book. Teenager, Arthur Alderman, begins dating Maggie Brewster/5. In any event, that and other similar criticisms aside, People Who Knock on the Door is a very good novel.

It centers around the conflict between Arthur Alderman, a bright, amazingly well adjusted teenager and his father, a rigid thinking authoritarian who has recently succumbed to /5(20).

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This novel, out of print for years, 4/4(3). Brand new Book. People Who Knock on the Door, is a tale about blind faith and the slippery notion of justice that lies beneath the peculiarly American veneer of righteousness.'A border zone of the macabre, the disturbing, the not quite accidental.

Patricia Highsmith - People Who Knock on the Door. ADDITIONAL BOOKS BY PATRICIA HIGHSMITH PUBLISHED BY W. NORTON Strangers on a Train4/5(32). The Knock at the Door: Three Gold Star Families Bonded by Grief and Purpose [Manion, Ryan, Kelly, Heather, Looney, Amy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Knock at the Door: Three Gold Star Families Bonded by Grief and Purpose/5(47). This book is for anyone who has ever received a knock at the door. And if you live long enough and have the courage to love others, you will.

Maybe it's a cancer diagnosis. Maybe it's the death of your best friend. The betrayal of a spouse. The loss of a child/5. "People Who Knock on the Door" may seem like a departure from the typical Patricia Highsmith fare.

It is a story about the changes that occur in one family throughout the course of one year, a simple enough plot, but one filled with the sense of unease that proliferates Highsmith's writing/5(5). "A Knock on the Door is a book that I hope every Canadian will read, and read deeply.

The transformation of this country begins with acknowledging what happened after that knock on the door. Acknowledging, understanding the implications, and then resolving to do something for positive change/5(17).

Editions for People Who Knock on the Door: (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publ Author: Patricia Highsmith. A Knock on the Door book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Books similar to People Who Knock on the Door People Who Knock on the Door.

by Patricia Highsmith. avg. rating Ratings. In a pitiless story of prying suburban self-righteousness, Patricia Highsmith introduces the Alderman family as they descend into moral crisis. This happens so frequently in People Who Knock on the Door, it comes off as either some sort of running gag or a bizarre example of product placement.

In any event, that and other similar criticisms aside, People Who Knock on the Door is a very good novel/5(15). Now, Norton continues the revival of this noir genius with another of her lost masterpieces: a later work fromPeople Who Knock on the Door, is a tale about blind faith and the slippery notion of justice that lies beneath the peculiarly American veneer of righteousness.

This novel, out of print for years, again attests to Highsmith's 4/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Now, Norton continues the revival of this noir genius with another of her lost masterpieces: a later work fromPeople Who Knock on the Door, is a tale about blind faith and the slippery notion of justice that lies beneath the peculiarly American veneer of righteousness.

This novel, out of print for years, again attests to Highsmith's. They never knock on my door. Sometimes, if my door is open, they'll yell "Amazon" through the screen but otherwise they just leave it.

I can usually hear them pulling up though, from the ridiculously loud music blaring out of their vans, which also lets all neighbors and people passing by know I have a delivery. Knock on Any Door is a American courtroom trial film noir directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Humphrey Bogart.

The picture gave actor John Derek a break in developing his film career and was based on the novel of the same name by Willard Motley. Critical response. 7 External links. Against the wishes of his law partners, lawyer Music by: George Antheil.

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‘A border zone of the macabre, the disturbing, the not quite accidental Highsmith achieves the effect of the occult without any resources to supernatural machinery’ New York Times Book Review.Get this from a library! The people who knock on the door. [Patricia Highsmith] -- "When small-town insurance salesman Richard Alderman becomes a born-again Christian, his once tight-knit family quickly begins to rip apart at the seams.

He and his youngest son, Robbie, embrace.