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Haslett, Adam

Overview
Works: 50 works in 223 publications in 11 languages and 7,432 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Short stories, American  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Radio programs 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PS3608.A85, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Adam Haslett
 
Most widely held works by Adam Haslett
Imagine me gone : a novel by Adam Haslett( Book )

28 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Korean and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margaret's fiancé, John, is hospitalized for depression, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. What follows is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic, and the story of how, over the span of decades, his younger siblings-the responsible Celia and the tightly controlled Alec-struggle along with their mother to care for Michael's increasingly troubled existence
You are not a stranger here by Adam Haslett( Book )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories features characters confronting the concerns of both classic literature and contemporary life, from an aging inventor who visits his gay son to an orphaned boy who finds solace in a classmate's violence
Union Atlantic : a novel by Adam Haslett( Book )

42 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the heart of this novel lies a test of wills between a young banker, Doug Fanning, and a retired schoolteacher, Charlotte Graves, whose two dogs have begun to speak to her. When Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden, Massachusetts, she determines to oust him in court. As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank, a major financial conglomerate, Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat. It is Charlotte's brother, Henry Graves, the president of the New York Federal Reserve, who must keep a watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system. Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller, a troubled high-school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them
Union Atlantic by Adam Haslett( )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banker Doug Fanning begins building a massive mansion on land formerly owned by retired teacher Charlotte Graves' grandfather. The land was once donated to the local town, and now Charlotte is trying to stop Doug's construction efforts by any means necessary
The best American short stories, 2003( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty works of American short fiction selected by guest editor Walter Mosley as the best of 2002, and includes contributors' notes, a list of one hundred additional stories, and editorial addresses for American and Canadian magazines
Imagine me gone : a novel by Adam Haslett( Recording )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margaret's fiancé, John, is hospitalized for depression, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. What follows is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic, and the story of how, over the span of decades, his younger siblings--the responsible Celia and the tightly controlled Alec--struggle along with their mother to care for Michael's increasingly troubled existence
Denk me weg by Adam Haslett( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een familie heeft moeite zich staande te houden door de zware depressies waaraan twee gezinsleden lijden
Adam Haslett on George Washington Rules of civility by George Washington( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the mid-1700s, long before he led the American Revolution, a teenage George Washington copied out his famous 110 Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation at his home near Fredericksburg, Virginia. In this debut selection of the Akashic U.S. Presidents Series, Adam Haslett introduces this surprisingly contemporary guide to manners and mores, and considers whether or not our current President lives up to the virtues extolled by his predecessor."--Jacket
Short stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories by Kathleen Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview and criticism
Cotton tenants : three families by James Agee( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On assignment for "Fortune" magazine in 1936, Agee and Evans set out to explore the plight of sharecroppers during the Great Depression. Published for the first time, Agee's original dispatch (accompanied by 25 of Evans' historic photographs) is an unsparing record of three families at a desperate time
War's end by Adam Haslett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former history teacher feels his debilitating depression unfairly burdens his loving wife. Although his doctor thinks a change of scenery will do him well, Paul isn't sure as he and Ellen arrive in a quaint Scottish town. While Ellen does research in a nearby library, Paul contemplates suicide. And then he encounters an old woman and her dying grandson
Imagine me gone : a novel / Adam Haslett by Adam Haslett( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My father's business by Adam Haslett( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he's an unemployed psychiatric patient, 25-year-old Daniel Markham remains convinced he's as normal as apple pie. And to prove it, he interviews his small circle of friends--and anyone else willing to participate in his groundbreaking research. But Daniel's doctors remain unconvinced. When he finally insists on checking himself out of a Boston mental hospital, he takes with him a bundle of transcripts and letters that evoke his past and foreshadow his future
You are not a stranger here : stories by Adam Haslett( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his bestselling and lavishly praised first book of stories, Adam Haslett explores lives that appear shuttered by loss and discovers entire worlds hidden inside them. The impact is at once harrowing and thrilling. An elderly inventor, burning with manic creativity, tries to reconcile with his estranged gay son. A bereaved boy draws a thuggish classmate into a relationship of escalating guilt and violence. A genteel middle-aged woman, a long-time resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer. Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of storytelling
The good doctor : from the collection You are not a stranger here by Adam Haslett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for the National Health Service Corps, psychiatrist Frank Briggs heads deep into rural Nebraska to interview a new patient. He suspects Mrs. Buckholdt may have been misdiagnosed in the past, so he's shocked when he arrives and finds her in perfect mental health. Before long, Briggs realizes that Mrs. Buckholdt's problems extend far beyond the reach of medicine
Readers & writers( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Pope had rigged up a reading light ... and the horse read far into the night." From Ed Has His Mind Improved by Walter R. Brooks. A boon for booklovers, this set features funny, fantastical and poignant stories about people with unique and passionate connections to the written word
Are we feeling better now? : Autobiografie und Fiktion by Jonathan Franzen( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stellt euch vor, ich bin fort by Adam Haslett( Book )

6 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in German and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of betrayal : a celebration of the short story( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He had ruined her life ... For years, he'd allowed himself to imagine she had forgotten Ben, or at least stopped remembering ... What consolation could he give her now?"--Devotion by Adam Haslett. In this compilation characters make choices that define their lives and suffer consequences often dire or disquieting
Notes to my biographer by Adam Haslett( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Frank shows up unexpectedly at his son Graham's apartment, he encounters Graham's gay partner. Undeterred by this surprise, Frank finds his creative muse inspired by the father-son reunion and flits from one manic high to the next. But he is saddened to learn that his son uses drugs to suppress the "genius" he has inherited
 
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You are not a stranger here
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Union Atlantic : a novelThe best American short stories, 2003Adam Haslett on George Washington Rules of civilityShort stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short storiesReaders & writersTales of betrayal : a celebration of the short story
Alternative Names
Adam Haslett Amerikaans romanschrijver

Adam Haslett écrivain américain

Adam Haslett Fiction writer

Adam Haslett US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Haslett, Adam

해즐릿, 애덤 1970-

ヘイズリット, アダム

亞當·哈斯利特

Languages
English (135)

German (14)

Spanish (8)

French (7)

Italian (5)

Dutch (3)

Danish (2)

Japanese (2)

Catalan (2)

Czech (2)

Korean (1)