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9 edition of Knock on any door found in the catalog.

Knock on any door

by Willard Motley

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWillard Motley ; introduction by Robert E. Fleming.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O888 K6 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 503 p. ;
Number of Pages503
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2056129M
ISBN 100875805434
LC Control Number88034481

Knock On Any Door Item Preview remove-circle Knock On Any Door : Print - Paper : Book : NE-DLI-TR Addeddate ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 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.

Knock On Any Door Willard Motley “How Nick Romano went from being an altar boy at 12 to dying in the electric chair at A really tough, gritty novel about life on the streets in the 40s, this book is also the origin of the phrase “live fast, die young, have a good looking corpse.” I found this in a bin at a thrift store in high school. MOTLEY, Willard. KNOCK ON ANY DOOR. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, []. 8vo., gray cloth in dust jacket. First Edition, ninth inscription by Humphrey Bogart on the front endpaper: "Best Wishes, Humphrey Bogart." Bogart financed and starred in the hard-hitting noir adaptation of the novel by Nicholas Ray, in which Bogart plays an attorney trying to keep .

“Knock on Any Door looks like a throwback to the socially conscious gangster movie of the s the resurrection of a dying genre.” – Bernard Eisenschitz “In some respects, Knock on Any Door conforms to a standard social-conscience drama format: Romano is the poor, misunderstood and impressionable teenager from the wrong side of the tracks.. With his Author: Brad Weismann. Knock on any door by Willard Motley; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Italian Americans, Immigrants, Poverty, Fiction; Places: Chicago (Ill.), Illinois.


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Naturalism in Our Day Knock on Any Door. by Willard Motley. New York, Appleton-Century, pp. $ This account of Nick Romano, who dies in the electric chair before he is twenty-one, is at first glance merely another violent story of human waste in patent imitation of Studs Lonigan and Native starts out as a good boy who is going to be a priest; he.

Audience Reviews for Knock on Any Door. A strange, silly, sloppy, boring movie that shouldn't have starred Bogart, he's worthy of a much better script. Aj V Super Reviewer%. Directed by Nicholas Ray. With Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready, Allene Roberts. An attorney defends a hoodlum of murder, using the oppressiveness of the slums to appeal to the court/10(K).

KNOCK ON ANY DOOR. by Willard Motley ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 5, This is the most obsessive book I've read since- perhaps, Strange Fruit. It is the sort of book one would like to ignore, to forget, because it indicts every member of society in such fearless terms, while offering no specific for the ills it presents.

Kirkus Reviews Issue Author: Willard Motley. Knock on Any Door dramatizes young immigrant Nick Romano\'s struggle to survive when his father\'s business folds, leaving his family with no choice but to move to a poor neighborhood across town.

A series of petty crimes land the former Catholic altar boy in reform school, where forceful \'rehabilitation\' only creates a hardened and resistant. The original trailer in high definition of Knock on Any Door directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready and Allene Roberts.

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Willard Motley. Appleton-Century company, inc., - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. "Knock on Any Door dramatizes young immigrant Nick Romano's struggle to survive when his father's business folds, leaving his family with no choice but to move to a poor neighborhood across town.

A series of petty crimes land the former Catholic altar boy in reform school, where forceful "rehabilitation" only creates a hardened and resistant.

Behold, I stand at the door and am knocking; if any one hear my voice and open the door, I will come in unto him and sup with him, and he with me. English Revised Version. Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

Webster's Bible Translation. Book Binding:N/A. World of Books USA was founded in See details - Knock on Any Door: The Door Opens by Peter Finnigan Paperback Book The Fast Free Qty: 1 2 3 4. Willard Francis Motley (J – March 4, ) was an African-American author. Motley published a column in the Chicago Defender under the pen-name Bud also worked as a freelance writer, and later founded and published the Hull House Magazine and worked in the Federal Writers 's first and best known novel was Knock on Any Door, which Education: Englewood High School (Chicago).

Reviewer: [email protected] - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - J Subject: Knock on any door. Fantastic book. Brilliantly written. 1st read it 40 yrs : Knock on Any Door (Book): Motley, Willard: This is the story of Nick Romano, a young immigrant, and his struggle to survive on the streets of Chicago.

A series of events including a period in reform school, family conflicts, and a brief tragic marriage, culminate in Nick's arrest for the murder of a police officer. The information about Suddenly, a Knock on the Door shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. In Knock on Any Door, Motley creates a painfully vivid picture of poverty, the struggle for ethnic identity, and the flaws of the penal system in urban America. Basis for the Columbia motion picture, directed by Nicholas Ray, starring Humphrey Bogart, John Derek and George Macready (with music by George Antheil).

Book Overview Willard Motley's best seller shocked the nation with its harsh depiction of the dark underbelly of the American dream. Knock on Any Door dramatizes young immigrant Nick Romano's struggle to survive when his father's business folds, leaving his family with no choice but to move to a poor neighborhood across town.

Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events.Knock on Any Door dramatizes young immigrant Nick Romano's struggle to survive when his father's business folds, leaving his family with no choice but to move to a poor neighborhood across town.

A series of petty crimes land the former Catholic altar boy in reform school, where forceful "rehabilitation" only creates a hardened and resistant Price Range: $ - $Willard Motley's best seller shocked the nation with its harsh depiction of the dark underbelly of the American dream.

Knock on Any Door dramatizes young immigrant Nick Romano's struggle to survive when his father's business folds, leaving his family with no choice but to move to a poor neighborhood across town. A series of petty crimes land the former Catholic altar boy in /5().