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Petsinis, Tom 1953-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 77 publications in 6 languages and 822 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PR9619.3.P43, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Petsinis
The French mathematician by Tom Petsinis( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the 1830s French mathematician and republican revolutionary, Evariste Galois, whose work in group theory became one of the fundamentals in modern mathematics. He died at the age of 21 in a duel. By an Australian writer
The twelfth dialogue by Tom Petsinis( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drought by Tom Petsinis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inheritance : a poem by Tom Petsinis( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Pan by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naming the number by Tom Petsinis( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offerings : sonnets from Mt. Athos by Tom Petsinis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising the shadow by Tom Petsinis( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Senka's fragile existence crumbles when he is dismissed from work. Young and desperate, his efforts to find meaning and security in another job are failing. He turns to his neighbour for hope and guidance
The blossom vendor by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four quarters : a collection of poems by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My father's tools : a collection of poems by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These poems take the author on a journey through the turbulence of Balkan history, migration to Australia, life in working-class Fitzroy in the 1960s, and beyond this to confrontations with death and celebrations of life. Petsinis from Victoria University, Melbourne
Breadth for a dying word by Tom Petsinis( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quaternia : a novel by Tom Petsinis( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fourteen-year old Ivan is mathematically gifted and obsessed with gaming. Excelling in on-line war games, he falls behind in his studies, withdraws from family and friends, and is manipulative in satisfying his obsession. A mysterious, on-line exchange introduces him to equipment that enhances the gaming experience. Through ivan, his mirror image, he embarks on a quest for the secret of Quaternia, a virtual world where mathematical ideas come alive. With each session on the compelling equipment Ivan becomes less communicative, more introverted, while his avatar becomes more human. Alarmed by the sight of his son being reduced to a shell, Ivan's father sets out to uncover the identity of the person behind the dangerous game. His detective work leads to a startling revelation, which he must come to terms with in order to save his son from being syphoned into the virtual ivan." -- back cover
Adze by Tom Petsinis( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offerings : sonnets from Mount Athos by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ho Arithmos tou Platona by Tom Petsinis( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Greek, Modern and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prolet vo stariot kraj by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Macedonian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quindici poesie by Tom Petsinis( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven stories by Jim Pavlidis( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Seven Stories project comprises seven concertina-fold artist books, each featuring a story by an Australian author and an image by Jim Pavlidis. This publication is produced to accompany the Exhibition of Seven stories at the Melbourne Writers Festival, 23 August - 2 September 2012
The twelfth dialogue by Tom Petsinis( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonya Gore, the owner of a struggling second-hand bookshop is facing ruin when a terrible solution presents itself. Meanwhile, a series of mysterious short stories start to appear in odd places, written in the form of dialogues between historical figures such as Kafka and Hemingway, Moses and Marx. They are obviously meant for Sonya, but who is sending them and why?
 
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The French mathematician
Alternative Names
Petsinēs, Thōmas 1953-

Petsinis, Thomas

펫시니스, 톰

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Naming the numberFour quarters : a collection of poemsMy father's tools : a collection of poems