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Moody, Rick

Overview
Works: 158 works in 447 publications in 5 languages and 12,087 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Biography  Dystopias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Other, Actor, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PR4750, 823.8
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The diviners : a novel by Rick Moody ( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A proposed television miniseries becomes the focus of a brutal rivalry between a hot-tempered production head, a Sikh cab driver, a bipolar bicycle messenger, and other industry wannabes
Purple America : a novel by Rick Moody ( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A son returns home to look after his mother, abandoned by his stepfather. The novel follows him as he handles the chores, gets drunk and has a romance on the side. The mother, in a wheel chair and incontinent, extracts a promise that he will kill her if she gets worse. In the background hovers the stepfather, unable to decide whether to return. The setting is a wealthy suburb in Connecticut. By the author of The Ice Storm
The ice storm by Rick Moody ( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The familiar suburban landscape of Updike, Cheever, and Irving gets dazzlingly reinvented in this audacious and funny novel. It's the weekend after Thanksgiving 1973 in the suburbs. American troops are leaving Vietnam. The Beatles are recording solo albums. Pet Rocks are on the drawing board. And the Hoods are skidding out of control
Demonology : stories by Rick Moody ( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These stories are abundant proof of Rick Moody's grace as a stylist and a shaper of interior lives. He writes with equal force about the blithe energies of youth ("Boys") and the rueful onset of middle age ("Hawaiian Night"), about midwestern optimists ("Double Zero") and West Coast strategists ("Baggage Carousel"), about visionary exhilaration ("Forecast from the Retail Desk") and delusional catharsis ("Surplus Value Books: Catalog Number 13"). The astounding title story, which has already been reprinted in four different anthologies, is a masterpiece of remembrance and thwarted love
The four fingers of death : a novel by Rick Moody ( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montese Crandall, a down-on-his-luck writer with a wife who is gravely ill, pens a novelization of the 2025 remake of a 1963 horror movie, wherein an animated dismembered arm, missing its middle finger, is the only remnant that returns to Earth from a mission to Mars
Right livelihoods : three novellas by Rick Moody ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents three novellas, including "K&K," about an office manager who receives frightening notes in a suggestion box, and "The Albertine Notes," in which a mind-altering drug dominates life in post-apocalypse New York City
Garden State : a novel by Rick Moody ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and German and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Traces a group of friends in Haledon, New Jersey, through one spring in their rocky passage toward adulthood. They are out of school, trying to start a band, trying to find work, looking for something to do in the degraded terrain of their suburban hometown."--P. [4] of cover
On celestial music : and other adventures in listening by Rick Moody ( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novelist discusses his love of music and how it inspires his writing, including his infatuation with the Velvet Underground as well as more modern bands including Magnetic Fields, Wilco, and The Pogues
The ring of brightest angels around Heaven : a novella and stories by Rick Moody ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novella follows three people's descent into depravity in the drug netherworld of 1980s New York. The additional 10 stories include Primary Sources, an autobiography written in the form of bibliographic footnotes, and The Grid, reflections on a first kiss
Joyful noise : the New Testament revisited ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of original essays by twenty-one Christian writers: Rick Moody, Catherine Bowman, Kim Wozencraft, Joanna Scott, Madison Smartt Bell, Stephen Westfall, Jim Lewis, Ann Powers, Lucy Grealy, Bell Hooks, Lisa Shea, Jeffrey Eugenides, Joseph Caldwell, Ann Patchett, Eurydice, Benjamin Cheever, Lydia Davis, Coco Fusco, Barry Hannah, April Bernard, and Darcey Steinke
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with an act of such heartlessness and cruelty that it still shocks today. Michael Henchard, an out-of-work hay-trusser, gets drunk at a fair and for five guineas sells his wife and child to a sailor. When the horror of his act finally sets in, Henchard swears he will not touch alcohol for twenty-one years. Through hard work and acumen, he becomes rich, respected, and eventually the mayor of Casterbridge. But eighteen years after his fateful oath, his wife and daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, return to Casterbridge, and his fortunes steadily decline."--BOOK JACKET
Roy Lichtenstein : Times Square Mural : a catalogue published on the occasion of the unveiling of the Times Square Mural and the exhibition at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, September 5-October 19, 2002 by Roy Lichtenstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This exhibition includes the initial color collage plus the full scale black-and-white maquette of the mural with additional drawings, sketch and source books, comic books and other of Roy's paintings, sculptures and drawings dating from the early 1960s to the 1990s"--P. 17
Fred Tomaselli : ten year survey by Fred Tomaselli ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hover by Gregory Crewdson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The changeling by Joy Williams ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Story and its writer : an introduction to short fiction by Ann Charters ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Information: 6th ed. Includes bibliographical references
Talks about nothing : celebrities and noted thinkers ponder the many facets of 'nothing' ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of conversations exploring the idea of "nothing" between pairs of prominent individuals from various fields in the arts and sciences
The Omega force : three novellas by Rick Moody ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noveller
The ring of brightest angels around heaven by Rick Moody ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novella follows three people's descent into depravity in the drug netherworld of 1980s New York. The additional 10 stories include Primary Sources, an autobiography written in the form of bibliographic footnotes, and The Grid, reflections on a first kiss
Minutes : work by Christine Hill : the Volksboutique weekly diary 2006-2007 : week to view by Christine Hill ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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ムーディ, リック
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