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Quick, Matthew 1973-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 140 publications in 9 languages and 8,084 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Humorous stories  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.Q3185, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew Quick
The silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick ( Book )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. When Pat goes to live with his parents, everything seems changed: no one will talk to him about Nikki; his old friends are saddled with families; the Philadelphia Eagles keep losing, making his father moody; and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as a form of therapy
Forgive me, Leonard Peacock : a novel by Matthew Quick ( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him
Sorta like a rock star : a novel by Matthew Quick ( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although seventeen-year-old Amber Appleton is homeless, living in a school bus with her unfit mother, she is a relentless optimist who visits the elderly at a nursing home, teaches English to Korean Catholic women with the use of rhythm and blues music, and befriends a solitary Vietnam veteran and his dog, but eventually she experiences one burden more than she can bear and slips into a deep depression
Boy21 by Matthew Quick ( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
The silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick ( )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Pat Peoples and his wife Nikki separate, he goes to live with his parents but everything seems changed. No one wants to talk to him about Nikki, his old friends are busy with their families, and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as therapy. He meets Tiffany, a clinically depressed widow, who offers to act as a liaison between the couple if Pat will give up watching football, agrees to perform in the Dance Away Depression competition and not tell anyone about their contract
The good luck of right now : a novel by Matthew Quick ( Book )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his mother dies, 38-year-old Bartholomew Neil, who doesn't know how to be on his own, discovers a letter in his mother's underwear drawer that causes him to write a series of highly intimate letters to actor Richard Gere, while embarking on a quest to find out where he belongs
Sorta like a rock star a novel by Matthew Quick ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although seventeen-year-old Amber Appleton is homeless, living in a school bus with her unfit mother, she is a relentless optimist who visits the elderly at a nursing home, teaches English to Korean Catholic women with the use of rhythm and blues music, and befriends a solitary Vietnam veteran and his dog, but eventually she experiences one burden more than she can bear and slips into a deep depression
Silver linings playbook by David O Russell ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Na een verblijf in een psychiatrische kliniek probeert een man zijn leven weer op te rit te krijgen. Dan ontmoet hij een mysterieuze jonge vrouw die haar eigen problemen heeft
The good luck of right now : a novel by Matthew Quick ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For 38 years, Bartholomew has lived with his mother. When she gets sick and dies, he has no idea how to be on his own. Bartholomew discovers a "Free Tibet" letter from Richard Gere hidden in his mother's drawer. Believing that the actor is meant to help him, Bartholomew starts writing a series of highly intimate letters to him. The letters reveal one man's heartbreakingly earnest attempt to assemble a family of his own
Forgive me, Leonard Peacock a novel by Matthew Quick ( )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to the P-38, there are four gifts, one for each of my friends. I want to say good-bye to them properly. I want to give them each something to remember me by. To let them know I really cared about them and I'm sorry I couldn't be more than I was--that I couldn't stick around--and that what's going to happen today isn't their fault.Today is Leonard Peacock's birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather's P-38 pistol.But first he must say good-bye to the four people who matter most to him: his Humphrey Bogart--obsessed next-door neighbor, Walt; his classmate Baback, a violin virtuoso; Lauren, the Christian homeschooler he has a crush on; and Herr Silverman, who teaches the high school's class on the Holocaust. Speaking to each in turn, Leonard slowly reveals his secrets as the hours tick by and the moment of truth approaches.In this riveting book, acclaimed author Matthew Quick unflinchingly examines the impossible choices that must be made--and the light in us all that never goes out
Boy 21 by Matthew Quick ( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob. When his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Maak me gek! by Matthew Quick ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een voormalig psychiatrisch patiënt moet weer aan het gewone leven wennen, maar hij treedt de wereld voortdurend positief en oprecht tegemoet
Un final feliz by Matthew Quick ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. When Pat goes to live with his parents, everything seems changed: no one will talk to him about Nikki; his old friends are saddled with families; the Philadelphia Eagles keep losing, making his father moody; and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as a form of therapy
Happiness therapy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Serebristyĭ luch nadezhdy : [roman] by Matthew Quick ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Russian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pai te de xing fu ju ben by Matthew Quick ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poradnik pozytywnego myślenia by Matthew Quick ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What came out of my bean? by Brian Birchall ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and pictures depict the germination of a bean
Silver Linings Roman by Matthew Quick ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pat kehrt aus der Psychiatrie heim. Er will ein besserer Mensch werden, um seine Frau zurückzugewinnen. Allmählich kommt seine Erinnerung an das, was vorgefallen war, zurück. Da tritt eine neue Frau in sein Leben, die seinen Glauben an ein Happy End teilt. Vorlage zum gleichnamigen Film
Silbŏ laining p'ŭlleibuk = Silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Korean and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. When Pat goes to live with his parents, everything seems changed: no one will talk to him about Nikki; his old friends are saddled with families; the Philadelphia Eagles keep losing, making his father moody; and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as a form of therapy
 
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Alternative Names
Quick, Matthew M. 1973-
クイック, マシュー
Languages
English (101)
German (6)
Chinese (6)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
Polish (2)
Russian (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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