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Price, Reynolds 1933-2011

Overview
Works: 392 works in 993 publications in 8 languages and 48,981 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Interviews  Paraphrases  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Signer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Inscriber, Editor
Classifications: PS3566.R54, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Reynolds Price
Kate Vaiden by Reynolds Price ( Book )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a crucial moment in middle age, Kate Vaiden wishes to locate her only child, a son, whom she abandoned when she was 17. As she looks back over her life, her unconventional story unfolds
Good hearts by Reynolds Price ( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author continues the story of Rosacoke (Rosa) Mustian and Wesley Beavers, now married for twenty-eight years, as Wesley strays to Nashville with a younger woman
A long and happy life by Reynolds Price ( Book )
71 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The troubled love story of Rosacoke (Rosa) Mustian and Wesley Beavers in rural North Carolina. Rosa works patiently in a dull job as telephone operator. Mostly, she pines for the love of Wesley Beavers, whom she has adored from adolescence. Wesley is just discharged from the Navy and given, it seems, wholly to loose women and motorcycles, and to muteness in regard to Rosacoke
Roxanna Slade by Reynolds Price ( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old woman born in 1900 reflects on the joys and sorrows of her long life, commenting on them with wisdom. She is Roxanna Slade, matriarch of a rural family, and her story gives a portrait of the South before the great changes
The tongues of angels by Reynolds Price ( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two themes seem central to all Reynolds Price's work--the twin powers of memory and of artistry. In this new novel, a middle-aged painter recalls the events and people of the year he turned twenty-one--in particular a gifted young boy, "whose death I may have caused". His reminiscences of that long-ago time reveal the crucial forces that shaped him as an artist and as a man
Blue Calhoun by Reynolds Price ( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the publication of his famous first novel, A Long and Happy Life, Price has been accorded the praise and admiration reserved for America's most distinguished writers. Now he has written the most searching, most passionate novel of his rich and varied career. Blue Calhoun, the narrator, looks back over his past, from the mid-1950s to the present
The promise of rest by Reynolds Price ( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Southern family's drama as a father witnesses the slow death from aids of his son. He hasn't seen him for years, the son having been forced by his black lover to choose between lover and family. As the parents are estranged the father tries to keep the mother away, wanting the son all to himself even in death
The collected stories by Reynolds Price ( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is, indeed, much for the reader to "witness" here of passion and mystery, of character and act. And the variety of stories - many of them set in Reynolds Price's native North Carolina, but a surprising number set in distant parts: Jerusalem in "An Early Christmas," the American Southwest in "Walking Lessons," and a number in Europe - will astonish even his most devoted readers. In short, The Collected Stories of Reynolds Price is as deeply rewarding a book as any he has yet published
The three Gospels ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Three Gospels, Reynolds Price returns to the central story on which he has concentrated through thirty years of study, teaching, and translation - the fourfold account of the life of Jesus of Nazareth, an observant Jew who taught, healed, and died obscurely in a small province of the Roman empire during the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius Caesar. Bypassing the Gospels of Matthew and Luke as secondary, Price revises his earlier translation of the breakneck and vivid Gospel of Mark (the oldest gospel); he provides a literal but startlingly eloquent translation of the Gospel of John (the gospel derived from apparent eyewitness); and he adds an entirely new gospel of his own, "An Honest Account of a Memorable Life." This new gospel, like the whole of the volume, is grounded meticulously in the earliest known historical and theological evidence; and it aims to render the highest possible contemporary justice to the acts and teachings of Jesus. To introduce his translations - closer to the original Greek than perhaps any other translations - Price has provided richly informative prefaces that probe the strategies and the inexplicable originality of the two prime gospel writers; and in a preface to his own gospel, he offers insight into his reasons for creating a modern gospel and his own restrained methods for proceeding
The complete stories of Truman Capote by Truman Capote ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most readers know Truman Capote as the author of Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood; or they remember his notorious social life and wild and witty public appearances. But he was also the author of superb short tales that were as elegant as they were heartfelt, as grotesque as they were compassionate. Now, on the occasion of what would have been his eightieth birthday, the Modern Library presents the first collection that includes all of Capote's short fiction-a volume that confirms his status as one of the masters of this form. Among the selections are "A Tree of Night," in which an innocent student, sitting on a train beside a slatternly woman and her deaf-mute companion, enters a seductive nightmare that brings back the deepest fears of childhood ... "House of Flowers," the inspiration for a celebrated Broadway musical, which tells of a superstitious prostitute who learns to love in a way no one else can ever understand ... the holiday perennial "A Christmas Memory," famously adapted into a superb made-for-TV movie ... and "The Bargain," Capote's melancholy, never-before-published 1950 story about a suburban housewife's shifting fortunes. From the gothic South to the chic East Coast, from rural children to aging urban sophisticates, all the unforgettable places and people of Capote's oeuvre are captured in this first-ever compendium. The Collected Stories of Truman Capote should restore its author to a place above mere celebrity, to the highest levels of American letters
The surface of Earth by Reynolds Price ( Book )
22 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family saga set in North Caroline and Virginia between 1903 and 1944 depicts three generations of the Kendals and the Mayfields. Sixteen-year-old Eva Kendal elopes with her thirty-two-year-old Latin teacher, Forrest Mayfield. Before long, the suicide of Eva's mother brings Eva and her young son home, where they remain for years
The good priest's son by Reynolds Price ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visiting his aging Episcopal priest father when his own home is decimated by the September 11 attacks, Mabry Kincaid meets his father's caregiver, an ambitious African American woman, and struggles with mixed feelings about his adult daughter
A generous man by Reynolds Price ( Book )
16 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three crucial days in the life of a North Carolina boy, during which he engages in a python hunt, and is given a boy's view of a man's world
The source of light by Reynolds Price ( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noble Norfleet by Reynolds Price ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noble Norfleet's troubled early life, the murder of his family and his service in Vietnam as a combat medic, leave him a lonely middle-aged nurse
The foreseeable future by Reynolds Price ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three stories in which the characters must overcome great odds to have a promising future
Letter to a man in the fire : does God exist and does He care? by Reynolds Price ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long-distance correspondence between Price and a young medical student diagnosed with cancer culminated in this response by Price to the young man's questions, does God exist and does he care? "Originally delivered as the Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture at Auburn Theological Seminary, and now expanded onto the printed page."--Jacket
The names and faces of heroes by Reynolds Price ( Book )
24 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven stories of life in the small towns of North Carolina, mostly about small boys and the very old, both white and Negroes
Permanent errors by Reynolds Price ( Book )
12 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Things themselves : essays & scenes by Reynolds Price ( Book )
6 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Price, Edward Reynolds
Price, Edward Reynolds 1933-
Price, Edward Reynolds 1933-2011
プライス, レイノルズ
プライス, レノルズ
Languages
English (412)
German (5)
French (3)
Danish (2)
Swedish (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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