WorldCat Identities

Frank, Joe

Overview
Works: 27 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 275 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  History  Drama  Documentary films  Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Humor  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3556, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Frank
The queen of Puerto Rico and other stories by Joe Frank( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narratives result in a kaleidoscopic sense of time, wherein entire lives pass with a few brief moments of inchoate realization. Moments of comic lunacy blend with scenes of great poignancy and terror. In the novella "Night," the protagonist wanders through a series of odd jobs, through prison, to Vietnam, to become the right-hand man of a television evangelist, and without any more purpose approaches his own death. In "Fat Man," a college student travels across the
Laughing back a movie for radio by Joe Frank( Recording )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features satirical stories, cartoons, and essays, some humorous and some dramatic, which evoke vivid visual images through aural means. Suggests a new medium of radio "movies."
The rare recording by Joe Frank( Recording )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio satirist and producer Joe Frank describes and fantasizes about various modes of communication used throughout history. He includes smoke signals, heliographs, mirrors, speaking tubes, drums, the alpine horn, and extrasensory perception. Through his own unique form of communication, he explains how each was used and talks about the natural as well as psychological obstacles each encountered. He then describes the historical impact of failed communications
The death of Trotsky by Joe Frank( Recording )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio satirist Joe Frank offers his version of the murder of Leon Trotsky, the Russian revolutionary leader
Tibor Jankay the art of survival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This charming film documents the life of a 94-year-old Hungarian born artist who used his artistic skills to survive the Holocaust. With a sculptor's chisel he dug a hole in the bottom of a train bound for Auschwitz and escaped. As a fugitive in Poland he earned his food by drawing portraits of the farm families who admired his talents. Although he suffered during the war years, when it was over he was ready to start a new life in a new country. His irrepressible nature drew him towards Venice, California where he painted exuberant images of love and beauty. Among the threads running through Tibor's life is his deep love for his wife with whom he was miraculously re-united after the war. Even as a widower, he found new friendships among young artists. In fact, he became a mentor to countless young artists, inspiring them with his incredible survival stories and philosophy of forgiveness
An American hero workshop( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the American hero through stories, interviews, and music, including Joe Frank's story, "The Hero lounge"; Christopher Reeve on Superman; Aaron Latham on the cowboy; and Linus Pauling on the scientist as hero
Summer notes by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these dramatized radio satires, writer Joe Frank gives the listener a chance to laugh at someone else's summer vacation nightmares
Pilot by Joe Frank( Recording )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pilot is shot down in the country he has just bombed
A tour of the city by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dark comedy follows a man driven by the haunting memory of a childhood trauma. In three acts
Bedtime stories( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this radio drama for Halloween, children lull big people to sleep by telling them bedtime stories
The 80-yard run by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio satirist Joe Frank relates the heroic effort required for him to make "the 80-yard run." Through a creative maze of stories, impressions, music, and sounds, Frank reveals his fertile, often suggestive, imagination with its blending of knowledge and sensation, fantasy, and reality
Till you're gone by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio satirist Joe Frank presents his dramatized stories about the singles scene in which the characters, in their desperate search for love, find only obstacles beyond their control
Joe Frank in concert by Joe Frank( Recording )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio satirist Joe Frank tells the stories of a blind man on the subway, moral voids in Nazi Germany, and the perils of TV
The Queen of Puerto Rico. Sales by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio satirist Joe Frank presents two short stories for radio: one a tale of seduction and betrayal in the Caribbean, the other of a long distance telephone love affair
The decline of Spengler by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this free-form radio drama, Oswald Spengler embarks on a pilgrimage in search of immortality
Across the river by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these impressionistic radio montages, the listener takes a riverboat trip into the interior of a still-developing United States
Warheads by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these radio skits, satirist Joe Frank presents comments and confrontations on violence, weapons, and war
Collage culture( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NPR's Keith Talbot examines America's kaleidoscopic culture and the art of collage as a mirror for that culture. Through words, music, and sound effects, he creates a sound collage which serves as a backdrop for discussions with artists, anthropologists, and others
The end by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this drama for radio, a radio show host dreams of reaching Nirvana
Arena by Joe Frank( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this radio drama, author Joe Frank explores the theme of writer as artist, sinner, and victim as he centers on the passions and glory of José, a bullfighter in love with his work
 
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Alternative Names
Joe Frank Amerikaans radiopresentator

Joe Frank personnalité de radio américaine

Джо Фрэнк

جو فرانک

Languages
English (26)