WorldCat Identities

Fante, John 1909-1983

Overview
Works: 256 works in 866 publications in 6 languages and 10,452 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Psychological fiction  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3511.A594, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by John Fante, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Fante
Ask the dust by John Fante ( Book )
76 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Arturo Bandini comes to Los Angeles to be a writer. A disappointing love affair and his poverty prove bitter and disillusioning
The brotherhood of the grape : a novel by John Fante ( Book )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wait until spring, Bandini by John Fante ( Book )
50 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Svevo Bandini, an Italian immigrant, and his wife Maria and son Arturo struggle to survive another Colorado winter
1933 was a bad year by John Fante ( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trapped in a small, poverty-ridden town in 1933, under pressure from his father to go into the family business, seventeen-year-old Dominic Molise yearns to fulfill his own dreams
The road to Los Angeles by John Fante ( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18-årige Arturo forsørger sig selv og familien ved at arbejde på en fiskekonservesfabrik, men han store drøm er at blive forfatter
Dreams from Bunker Hill by John Fante ( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arturo bliver endelig opdaget, samtidg med at han oplever en håbløs forelskelse, men det velbetalte job som manuskriptforfatter i Hollywood fylder ham med lede, og til slut hopper han af ræset
The wine of youth : selected stories by John Fante ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Full of life by John Fante ( Book )
25 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big hunger : stories, 1932-1959 by John Fante ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
West of Rome : two novellas by John Fante ( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dago red by John Fante ( Book )
2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prologue to Ask the dust by John Fante ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A walk on the wild side by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man searches for his lost love in 1930 New Orleans. He finds her working in a whorehouse and fights to save her
The Kim Novak collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Middle of the Night: A young woman is in a relationship with her boss, nearly twice her age, and their families' disapproval threatens their happiness
Bandini by John Fante ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les tribulations tragi-comiques d'un fils d'immigré, grande gueule et salopard, écartelé entre le respect de la tradition italienne et son désir forcené d'intégration
Mon chien Stupide by John Fante ( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bandini quartet by John Fante ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This quartet of novels tells of Fante's fictional alter-ego Bandini, an impoverished young Italian-American escaping his suffocating home in Colorado for Depression-era Los Angeles. Bandini struggles under the triple of weights of poverty, father and Church
Bravo, Burro! by John Fante ( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite his father's objections, Manuel refuses to be parted from the burro he rescued from a fight with a cougar
The reluctant saint the story of St. Joseph of Cupertino ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the humble Franciscan monk who literally rose to sainthood. In the impoverished community of 17th century Cupertino a peasant boy finds himself in hot water most of the time. His mother, thinking she can improve him, takes him to her brother, a priest who reluctantly accepts the boy into the monastry. Miraculous things begin to happen to him, especially as he is saying his first Mass
Chiedi alla polvere by John Fante ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Fante, John
ファンテ, ジョン
Languages
English (326)
French (48)
Italian (16)
Catalan (4)
Russian (2)
Slovenian (1)
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