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Lebowitz, Fran

Overview
Works: 28 works in 60 publications in 2 languages and 3,732 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Drama  Humor  Nonfiction films  Biography  Anecdotes  Nonfiction television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Producer, Interviewee
Classifications: F128.3, 974.71
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Most widely held works about Fran Lebowitz
 
Most widely held works by Fran Lebowitz
Social studies by Fran Lebowitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author is by turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, and wisecracking
Public speaking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise, brilliant, and funny, Fran Lebowitz hit the New York literary scene in the early '70s when Andy Warhol hired the unknown scribe to write a column for Interview magazine. Today, she's an acclaimed author with legions of fans who adore her acerbic wit. Public speaking captures the author in conversation at New York's Waverly Inn, in an onstage discussion with longtime friend and celebrated writer Toni Morrison, and on the streets of New York City
New York a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise and fall of the World Tarde Center, whose epic fifty-year history sheds new light on every theme and issue in the city's long march to the center of the world
Metropolitan life by Fran Lebowitz( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fran Lebowitz Reader brings together in one volume, with a new preface, two bestsellers, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies, by an "important humorist in the classic tradition" (The New York Times Book Review) who is "the natural successor to Dorothy Parker" (British Vogue). In "elegant, finely honed prose" (The Washington Post Book World), Lebowitz limns the vicissitudes of contemporary urban life?its fads, trends, crazes, morals, and fashions. By turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, wisecracking, and waggish, she is always wickedly entertaining. --publisher
A master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visionary yet tyrannical middle-aged architect is haunted by figures from his past
Superstar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award winner, Chuck Workman's stylish and definitive documentary about painter Andy Warhol traces his life from Pittsburgh schoolboy to pop art legend, from advertising illustrator to chronicler of the haunt monde of New York City. The film includes behind-the-scenes looks at "Factory" life and several enigmatic interviews given by Warhol over the years, as well as a dazzling array of images from Warhol's art and films." -- Back of container
Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue meet the pandas by Fran Lebowitz( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Japanese and English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While exploring their New York City apartment building, seven- year-old Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue discover two pandas
New York, a documentary film( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sixth episode chronicles the dramatic and increasingly fateful events following the crash of 1929--as the greatest depression in American history plunged the city and nation into economic gloom."--Container
Peter Hujar : love & lust by Peter Hujar( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York, a documentary film( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emerging from the Depression and the Second World War as the most powerful metropolis on earth -- the city will soon be confronting urban woes of unprecedented proportions."--Container
New York, a documentary film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this pivotal fourth episode, the forces of capitalism and democracy in New York come to a stunning crescendo, as the city's tremendous industrial engine draws in people from around the world -- tripling New York's population in less than a single lifetime. Transformed by their experience in the new world, the immigrants in turn transform the city in extraordinary ways -- physically, culturally, and, in the end, politically ... the film comes to a stunning climac with the horror of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, and the reform legislation passed in the aftermath, which would become the template for the New Deal"--Container
It's me, Hilary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Hilary Knight in this up-close-and-personal portrait of the illustrator and artist whose whimsical life is rivaled only by Eloise, the iconic book character he brought to life. Executive produced by Girls creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, this documentary short finds Knight looking back on his life as an artist and his indelible connection to the immensely popular Eloise books, written by Kay Thompson and illustrated by Knight
Andy Warhol's Interview : the crystal ball of pop by Andy Warhol( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fran Lebowitz reader by Fran Lebowitz( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fran Lebowitz in Public Speaking A Martin Scorsese Picture Now an HBO® Documentary Film The Fran Lebowitz Reader brings together in one volume, with a new preface, two bestsellers, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies, by an "important humorist in the classic tradition" (The New York Times Book Review) who is "the natural successor to Dorothy Parker" (British Vogue). In "elegant, finely honed prose" (The Washington Post Book World), Lebowitz limns the vicissitudes of contemporary urban life--its fads, trends, crazes, morals, and fashions. By turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, wisecracking, and waggish, she is always wickedly entertaining
Would you kindly direct me to hell? the infamous Dorothy Parker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Wendy Leibman, this documentary uses the 1994 motion picture, Mrs. Parker and the vicious circle, as a background to explore the life of Dorthy Parker, often called the wittiest woman in America. With scenes from the motion picture, starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Matthew Broderick, and Scott Campbell, the documentary includes commentary by the actors and also Brendan Glll, Molly Haskell, Gloria Steinem, Heywood Hale Broun, Fran Lebowitz, Madeline Gilford, Alan Rudoloph, and others
Progress by Fran Lebowitz( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author examines the vanishing ideal of progress, bemoaning the disappearance of positive thinking, reflecting on the scandals of contemporary American life, and condemning its fads, trends, crazes, morals, and obsessions
Tales from a broad : an unreliable memoir by Fran Lebowitz( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a frazzled New Yorker who is mad, bad and dangerous to know lands in Asia, life is never quite the same again - for anyone ... Fran Lebowitz cheerfully admits that she is intergalactically self-absorbed, a little crazy and really, really hard to please - just ask her eternally patient and bemused husband, Frank. But when her life in the fast land falls apart - again - it's time for a miracle. Reeling from the worst week of her life, topped off by her most important client stabbing her in the back, Fran realises that she's almost forgotten what her family looks like. She wants out of the rat
 
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Metropolitan life
Alternative Names
Fran Lebowitz Amerikaans auteur

Fran Lebowitz autrice statunitense

Fran Lebowitz écrivaine américaine

Fran Lebowitz escritora estadounidense

Fran Lebowitz forfatter fra USA

Fran Lebowitz US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Фран Лебовитц

Фран Лебовиц

レボウィッツ, フラン

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