WorldCat Identities

Lebowitz, Fran

Overview
Works: 57 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 4,773 library holdings
Genres: Humor  History  Drama  Interviews  Anecdotes  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Periodicals  Manuscripts 
Roles: Producer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: PN6162, 814.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fran Lebowitz
Social studies by Fran Lebowitz ( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author is by turns ironic, facetious, deadpan, sarcastic, wry, and wisecracking
Metropolitan life by Fran Lebowitz ( Book )
20 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious account of metropolitan life
Public speaking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 456 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
The Fran Lebowitz reader by Fran Lebowitz ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 371 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
Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue meet the pandas by Fran Lebowitz ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 230 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 by Ric Burns ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center
Superstar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 110 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
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 81 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 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Themes of democracy and capitalism are brought to a moving zenith during the period, as New York's hybrid cultural style mixes high culture and low, black culture and white, in a new and distinctively American form, that is manufactured in New York and distributed to the rest of the world.--container
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The third episode chronicles the history of New York during the Gilded Age. New York grows at a staggering rate -- demographically, geographically, and financially."--Container
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 77 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."--Container
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The second episode chronicles the rise of New York from merchant city to industrial metropolis as the commercial revolution triggered by the Erie Canal transforms every aspect of life in the city. As the immigrant population explodes and social problems of every kind emerge on the streets of Manhattan."--Container
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This dramatic and lyrical first episode chronicles the rise of New York from its settlement by the Dutch in the early 17th century through the explosion of commercial growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825"--Container
Andy Warhol's Interview : the crystal ball of pop ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fran Lebowitz reader by Fran Lebowitz ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 33 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 31 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
Fresh air with Terry Gross writers speak ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terry Gross interviews 13 acclaimed writers
New York, a documentary film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sixth segment in an 8-part series chronicling the history of New York City from 1609 through 2003. Episode six: Examines 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. Two men came to the fore -- Fiorello La Guardia and Robert Moses, who attempted to create a bold new city of the future. Charting the demise of Mayor Jimmy Walker and the ascendancy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, this pivotal episode traces the fate of Harlem and the immense public works projects such as the Triborough Bridge and La Guardia Airport
Tales from a broad : an unreliable memoir by Fran Lebowitz ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 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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Alternative Names
レボウィッツ, フラン
Languages
English (72)
Spanish (3)
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