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Apple, Max

Overview
Works: 29 works in 131 publications in 5 languages and 5,838 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Short stories  Christmas fiction  Christmas stories  Drama  Comedy films  Bio-bibliography  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor
Classifications: PS3551.P56, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Max Apple
 
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Most widely held works by Max Apple
The oranging of America, and other stories by Max Apple( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The propheteers : a novel by Max Apple( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De levens van drie Amerikanen raken met elkaar verweven door een vierde man : Walt Disney
Free agents by Max Apple( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mom, the flag, and apple pie : great American writers on great American things( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jew of Home Depot and other stories by Max Apple( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first collection to appear in twenty years from one of America's best short story writers. His thirteen stories are marvelous -- funny, heartbreaking, and wise by turns, and on occasion all three at once
Zip : a novel of the left and the right by Max Apple( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So what's a nice Jewish boy like Ira Goldstein doing managing a flashy Puerto Rican boxer named Jésus? What is his mother doing in the arms of Solomon, the scrap-metal king of Detroit? And what, for toppers, is J. Edgar Hoover doing in a chair suspended over a boxing ring in Havana, Cuba? Charge it all to zip-- that elusive form of human energy that makes hearts leap, cash flow, ideologies tremble, the world go round. Ira could sure use some zip, so he tries to find it
Roommates by Peter Yates( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a 107-year old man moves in with his grandson, both of their lives are turned upside-down
Southwest fiction( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in English by Max Apple( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish stories from the Old World to the new( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two short stories from the collection: Jewish stories from the old world to the new
Roommates : my grandfather's story by Max Apple( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sad and joyful intergenerational biography, the author's feisty 93 year old grandfather is his unlikely college roommate and ten years later play a pivotal role in taking care of a family crisis
Three stories by Max Apple( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Corman's cult classics triple feature action packed collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smokey bites the dust: Follows the rivalry between a small-town Southern sheriff and a small-town delinquent who steals cars and then destroys them with the sheriff's daughter by his side
The life and adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking the beloved symbol of merriment out of his conventional trappings and into the world of imaginative folklore, Baum gives Santa Claus an exciting life that evokes all the charm, warmth, and fantasy that made his Oz stories American classics
Arabism, Hermeticism, and the form of the anatomy of melancholy. [Ann Arbor] 1970 by Max Apple( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rum meit'ŭ : na ŭi harabŏji iyagi by Max Apple( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Korean and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American writers : a collection of literary biographies( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Apple to Franz Wright
My grandfather's story. Large print by Max Apple( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zip : un romanzo della sinistra e della destra by Max Apple( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oranging of America : [and other stories] by Max Apple( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

It was my fascination itself with the English language that made me a writer," Apple wrote in an essay for the New York Times Book Review. Its endless suggestiveness has carried me through many a plot, entertained me when nothing else could." Growing up in a Yiddish-speaking family, Apple writes a prose that is remarkably attuned to America's cultural and linguistic With the 1976 publication of The Oranging of America, and Other Stories, Apple established himself as one of America's most affectionate, humorous, and astute critics. Like other postmodernist writers, Apple describes famous historical figures and American pop cultural heroes mingling with his fictional characters. Howard Johnson, Norman Mailer, Fidel Castro, and J. Edgar Hoover are but some of the figures that have all turned up in Apple's fiction. One critic stated that Apple creates "the literary equivalent of a Magritte painting. Apple is currently a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania
 
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The Jew of Home Depot and other stories
Alternative Names
Apple, Max Isaac

Apple, Max Isaac‏ 1941-

Max Apple Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Max Apple amerikansk manusforfattar

Max Apple amerikansk manusförfattare

Max Apple amerikansk manusforfatter

Max Apple amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Max Apple US-amerikanischer Autor

Макс Эппл

애플, 맥스 1941-

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RoommatesAmerican writers : a collection of literary biographiesI love Gootie : my grandmother's storyShort story criticism : criticism of the works of short fiction writers