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Kennedy, Douglas 1955-

Overview
Works: 175 works in 740 publications in 6 languages and 16,373 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Drama  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Contributor, Actor
Classifications: PR6061.E5956, 823.914
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The big picture by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawyer Ben Bradford of Connecticut discovers his wife is having an affair. Irony of ironies, the lover is a photographer, something Bradford always wanted to be. He confronts the man, there is an argument and the lover dies. Bradford takes on his identity, fakes his own death and moves to Montana where he sets himself up as a photographer. But the past catches up
The job by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York advertising salesman loses his job after a German corporation buys the magazine for which he works. The novel follows Ned Allen as he searches for a job, rewriting his resume, finally obtaining employment as a courier laundering money
Leaving the world : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Howard is a professor in Boston, in love with a brilliant, erratic man named Theo, and she becomes pregnant. Motherhood turns out to be a great welcome surprise--but when a devastating turn of events tears her existence apart she has no choice but to flee all she knows and leave the world. Just when she has renounced life itself, the disappearance of a young girl pulls her back from the edge and into an obsessive search for some sort of personal redemption. Convinced that she knows more about the case than the police do, she is forced to make a decision--stay hidden or bring to light a shattering truth
The moment : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travel writer Thomas Nesbitt, age 50, retreats into his house in Maine to wallow in memories of living in Germany 25 years earlier after the success of his first book. In West Berlin as a worker for Radio Liberty, Thomas meets his soul mate, Petra Dussmann, a translator with an iron curtain around her heart. Petra's mysterious melancholy proves irresistible, and as Thomas is drawn into a passionate affair, he also becomes entangled in spy games played by the Stasi and the CIA
Five days : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becoming jaded by her hospital lab work and feeling estranged from her distant husband, Laura attends a conference in Boston and unexpectedly connects with a surprisingly complex man who is struggling to choose between his desires and obligations
Temptation : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charts the changing fortunes of Hollywood screenwriter David Armitage when he crosses paths with wealthy, eccentric, and controlling film buff Phil Fleck. After years of rejection, Davids loyal agent sells his television pilot for what becomes a runaway hit show. Despite his wife, Lucy, having given up her acting dreams and supported their small family during his lean years, the now successful David begins an affair with TV executive Sally Birmingham. Boorish financial adviser Bobby Barra introduces David to Phil, who likes toying with people. David's success, once a sure thing, suddenly becomes less certain
The woman in the fifth by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Losing his job and family after an affair, Harry Ricks flees to Paris, where he becomes a night watchman and falls in love with a Hungarian widow before realizing that everybody who has mistreated him is meeting an unfortunate end
The pursuit of happiness : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the dynamic optimism of postwar New York and the subsequent nightmare of the McCarthy era, "The Pursuit of Happiness" is a great, tragic love story and a tale of divided loyalties, decisive moral choices and the random workings of destiny
A special relationship : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and French and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marrying a fellow foreign correspondent who saved her life, Sally struggles with cultural adjustments when they move to her husband's London home and finds their relationship further strained by a difficult pregnancy and a cruel betrayal
State of the union : a novel by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bored with her life as a doctor's housewife in the 1960s, Hannah Buchan commits a single act of personal rebellion, which remains a deeply hidden secret until the events of September 11, 2001, reveal it and send her life into chaos
The dead heart by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
""That dumbshit map. l'd been seduced by it. Seduced by its possibilities. That map had brought me here ... that map had been a serious mistake." The map in question is of Australia, stumbled across in a second-hand bookshop by American journalist Nick Hawthorne, en route to another dead-end hack job in Akron, Ohio. Seduced by all that wilderness, all that nothing, Nick decides to put his midlife crisis on hold and light out to the ultimate nowheresville - where a chance encounter throws him into a sun-baked orgy of surf, sex and swill, and a nightmare from which there is no escape
Een liefde in Parijs by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Amerikaan wordt in Parijs verliefd op een geheimzinnige Hongaarse weduwe, die hij slechts tweemaal per week mag bezoeken in haar appartement in het vijfde arrondissement
The big picture by Douglas Kennedy ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawyer Ben Bradford of Connecticut discovers his wife is having an affair. Irony of ironies, the lover is a photographer, something Bradford always wanted to be. He confronts the man, there is an argument and the lover dies. Bradford takes on his identity, fakes his own death and moves to Montana where he sets himself up as a photographer. But the past catches up
Stochastic financial models by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Developed from the esteemed author's advanced undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Cambridge, this text provides a hands-on, sound introduction to mathematical finance. Assuming no prior knowledge of stochastic calculus or measure-theoretic probability, the author includes the relevant mathematical background as well as many exercises with solutions. He first presents the classical topics of utility and the mean-variance approach to portfolio choice. Focusing on derivative pricing, the text then covers the binomial model, the general discrete-time model, Brownian motion, the Black - Scholes model and various interest-rate models
Aan het einde van de wereld by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jonge vrouw die al het nodige heeft meegemaakt, trekt zich na een groot verlies terug uit de wereld
De afspraak by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Dutch and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een degelijke Amerikaanse huisvrouw wordt geconfronteerd met een dertig jaar eerder begane misstap waarover ze altijd heeft gezwegen
The job by Douglas Kennedy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A yuppie ad salesman looks for a new job with a real estate tycoon with a shady past, and finds more than he bargains for
State of the union by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Temptation by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In verleiding by Douglas Kennedy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een televisie-auteur overwint zijn 'writer's block' en zijn ster rijst
 
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Alternative Names
ケネディ, ダグラス
Languages
English (266)
French (27)
Dutch (14)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
Russian (1)
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