WorldCat Identities

Hojman, Eduardo 1964-

Works: 40 works in 105 publications in 2 languages and 700 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Forecasts  Detective and mystery stories  Biography  Love stories  Humorous stories  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author
Classifications: PS3557.A22, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Eduardo Hojman
Apocalypse 2012 : a scientific investigation into civilization's end by Lawrence E Joseph( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on the latest scientific research and theories, as well as writings of a variety of ancient civilizations, to explore the belief that the year 2012 has been pinpointed as a cataclysmic year in human history, offering an authoritative study that assesses how close the planet and humankind are to extinction
Cuentos argentinos : una antología( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El terror argentino : cuentos by Elvio E Gandolfo( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Grimm by Craig Russell( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A girl's body lies on a Hamburg beach, a message concealed in her hand. 'I have been underground, and now it is time for me to return home ... ' Jan Fabel, of the Hamburg murder squad, struggles to interpret the twisted imagery of a dark and brutal mind. Four days later, a man and a woman are found deep in woodland, their throats slashed deep and wide, the names 'Hansel' and 'Gretel', in the same tiny, obsessively neat writing, rolled tight and pressed into their hands. It becomes clear that each new crime is a grisly reference to folk stories collected almost two hundred years ago by the Brothers Grimm. The hunt is on for a serial killer who is exploring the darkest, most fundamental fears hidden in ancient fairy tales ..."--Jacket
Sexshop : cuentos eróticos argentinos( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape of lies by Peter Watson( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isobel Sadler inherits a seemingly valueless painting, she teams up with art dealer Michael Whiting to discover why someone wants to steal it
El amante extremadamente puntilloso by Alberto Manguel( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relato irónico y sensual del "caso Vasanpeine," personaje presentado como histórico pero inventado por el autor apoyándose en notas de eruditos y estudiosos de la extraña figura del joven protagonista y de su peripecia existencial. Situada en el Poitiers oscuro y misterioso de principios del siglo XX, esta novela corta narra la fatal aventura del joven Anatole, precursor del arte de la fotografía, que usa para satisfacer sus necesidades estéticas y eróticas, llevado por una necesidad compulsiva que desemboca en tragedia
You are not a stranger here by Adam Haslett( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories features characters confronting the concerns of both classic literature and contemporary life, from an aging inventor who visits his gay son to an orphaned boy who finds solace in a classmate's violence
The financial lives of the poets : a novel by Jess Walter( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hace unos años atras, un periodista de finanzas de poca monta, Matthew Prior renunció a su trabajo de día y apostó todo a una idea quijotesca: un sitio Web dedicado al periodismo financiero en forma de verso blanco. Pasado el tiempo, Matt se da cuenta que no tiene trabajo, que está lleno de deudas, espiando el flirteo online de su esposa, y a seis días de perder su casa. Es así realmente como se suponía que salieran las cosas?
Lennox : a man for hire, but not for sale by Craig Russell( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shady investigator Lennox stands somewhere between legal and illegal, honour and greed, crims and cops. The one clear thing about Lennox is his certainty that only the toughest and most ruthless survive in his home town of Glasgow. The McGahern twins are on the way up in Glasgow's grimy underworld. Then Tam, the brains of the two, is killed in a vicious contract killing. Frankie, Tam's identical twin, wants Lennox to find out who killed Tam. Lennox refuses. Later that night, Frankie turns up dead, and Lennox finds himself in the frame for the murder. The only way for him to prove his innocence is to solve the crime - but he'll have to evade dodgy cops and men more deadly than Glasgow's notorious crime bosses before he gets any answers. Sensational writing, deft use of humour and page-turning action combine to make this a must-read novel
El Baile de Natacha : una historia cultural rusa by Orlando Figes( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saucerful of secrets : the Pink Floyd odyssey by Nicholas Schaffner( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a candid, revealing study of one of rock music's most enigmatic bands and discusses the members of the group, their music, their excesses, and their rise to success
Nuevo elogio de la locura by Alberto Manguel( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicios solitarios : lecturas, relecturas y otras cuestiones éticas by Alberto Manguel( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El sonido de la bestia : [la historia del heavy metal] by Ian Christe( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A breath of snow and ashes by Diana Gabaldon( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1772, Jamie Fraser is asked by the governor to help protect the colonies for King and Crown, but thanks to his time-traveling, twentieth-century wife, Claire, Jamie is aware of the ultimate result of the American Revolution
Desert memories : journeys through the Chilean North by Ariel Dorfman( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Norte Grande of Chile is the world's driest desert, a vast, barren expanse where a person can live an entire lifetime without ever feeling a single drop of rain, where rivers vanish into the sands and trees are all but unknown. But this forbidding landscape has many stories to tell an observant, inquisitive traveler. Someone like Ariel Dorfman. Renowned as a poet, essayist, novelist, and playwright, he combines eloquence, passion, and personal experience with a sure sense of place and a keen eye for the telling detail that brings history to life -- for this account of his journey through the desert is also a chronicle of modern Chile. Like an archaeologist, he sifts through shards of memory to recreate a world that no longer exists but still casts a long shadow over his native land. Ghosts are at the heart of his tale, from the ruined boomtowns where great nitrate fortunes were built to the seaside prison where Dorfman's old friend Freddy Taberna spent his last night before being executed in 1973 after the overthrow of Salvador Allende's government. In these pages, long-abandoned mining communities are summoned up in their glory days, when the mansions of mineral millionaires were built on the punishing labor of workers forever in hock to the company store. Nor are these the only ghosts. In this sweeping book, Dorfman also examines the oldest mummies in the world, visits an observatory at the top of the world that scans the light from long-dead stars, and sifts through the remains of indigenous villages buried under tons of sand. Skillfully interweaving present and past, memoir and meditation, fascinating history and colorful family lore, Desert Memories gazes across the seeming emptiness of el Norte Grande, finds a complete and compelling world, and conjures it up with the kind of elegant simplicity that only the most sophisticated of travelers can achieve
Letras que dicen : una antología rock by Eduardo Hojman( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock and roll music, the Beetles etc
News from a foreign country came by Alberto Manguel( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman historique
Freedom from fear by David M Kennedy( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 24, 1929, America met the greatest economic devastation it had ever known. In the first installment of his two-part chronicle the author tells how America endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of that unprecedented calamity, the Great Depression. He demonstrates that the economic crisis of the 1930s was more than a reaction to the excesses of the 1920s. For more than a century before the Crash, America's unbridled industrial revolution had gyrated through repeated boom and bust cycles, consuming capital and inflicting misery on city and countryside alike. Nor was the alleged prosperity of the 1920s as uniformly shared as legend portrays. Countless Americans eked out threadbare lives on the margins of national life. Roosevelt's New Deal wrenched opportunity from the trauma of the 1930s and created a lasting legacy of economic and social reform, but it was afflicted with shortcomings and contradictions as well. Even as the New Deal was coping with the Depression, a new menace was developing abroad. Exploiting Germany's own economic burdens, Hitler reached out the disaffected, turning their aimless discontent into loyal support for the Nazi Party. In Asia, Japan harbored imperial ambitions of its own. The same generation of Americans who battled the Depression eventually had to shoulder arms in another conflict that wreaked worldwide destruction, ushered in the nuclear age, and forever changed their way of life and their country's relationship to the rest of the world. In the second installment of the chronicle, the author explains how the nation agonized over its role in the conflict, how it fought the war, and why the U.S. emerged victorious, and why the consequences of victory were sometimes sweet, sometimes ironic. The author analyes the determinants of American stategy, the painful choices faced by commanders and statesmen, and the agonies inflicted on the milllions of ordinary Americans who were compelled to swallow their fears and face battle as best they could
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Cuentos argentinos : una antologíaEl terror argentino : cuentosBrother GrimmLandscape of liesEl amante extremadamente puntillosoYou are not a stranger hereThe financial lives of the poets : a novelLennox : a man for hire, but not for sale