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Haslett, Adam

Overview
Works: 32 works in 122 publications in 10 languages and 4,563 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Quotations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PS3608.A85, 813.6
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Publications about Adam Haslett
Publications by Adam Haslett
Most widely held works by Adam Haslett
You are not a stranger here by Adam Haslett( Book )
38 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,691 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
Union Atlantic : a novel by Adam Haslett( Book )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,436 libraries worldwide
At the heart of this novel lies a test of wills between a young banker, Doug Fanning, and a retired schoolteacher, Charlotte Graves, whose two dogs have begun to speak to her. When Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden, Massachusetts, she determines to oust him in court. As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank, a major financial conglomerate, Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat. It is Charlotte's brother, Henry Graves, the president of the New York Federal Reserve, who must keep a watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system. Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller, a troubled high-school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them
Union Atlantic by Adam Haslett( file )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Banker Doug Fanning begins building a massive mansion on land formerly owned by retired teacher Charlotte Graves' grandfather. The land was once donated to the local town, and now Charlotte is trying to stop Doug's construction efforts by any means necessary.--
Adam Haslett on George Washington Rules of civility by George Washington( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"In the mid-1700s, long before he led the American Revolution, a teenage George Washington copied out his famous 110 Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation at his home near Fredericksburg, Virginia. In this debut selection of the Akashic U.S. Presidents Series, Adam Haslett introduces this surprisingly contemporary guide to manners and mores, and considers whether or not our current President lives up to the virtues extolled by his predecessor."--Jacket
War's end by Adam Haslett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A former history teacher feels his debilitating depression unfairly burdens his loving wife. Although his doctor thinks a change of scenery will do him well, Paul isn't sure as he and Ellen arrive in a quaint Scottish town. While Ellen does research in a nearby library, Paul contemplates suicide. And then he encounters an old woman and her dying grandson
My father's business by Adam Haslett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Although he's an unemployed psychiatric patient, 25-year-old Daniel Markham remains convinced he's as normal as apple pie. And to prove it, he interviews his small circle of friends--and anyone else willing to participate in his groundbreaking research. But Daniel's doctors remain unconvinced. When he finally insists on checking himself out of a Boston mental hospital, he takes with him a bundle of transcripts and letters that evoke his past and foreshadow his future
Short stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Profiles fourteen commonly studied short stories by authors including Richard Yates, Julian Barnes, Deborah Eisenberg, and others, providing plot summaries, author biographies, analysis, historical context, and criticism for each
Cotton tenants : three families by James Agee( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 35 libraries worldwide
On assignment for "Fortune" magazine in 1936, Agee and Evans provide an unsparing record of three families surviving under the harsh conditions of Depression-era poverty in 1936 rural Alabama
The good doctor from the collection You are not a stranger here by Adam Haslett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Working for the National Health Service Corps, psychiatrist Frank Briggs heads deep into rural Nebraska to interview a new patient. He suspects Mrs. Buckholdt may have been misdiagnosed in the past, so he's shocked when he arrives and finds her in perfect mental health. Before long, Briggs realizes that Mrs. Buckholdt's problems extend far beyond the reach of medicine
Readers & writers ( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Mr. Pope had rigged up a reading light ... and the horse read far into the night." From Ed Has His Mind Improved by Walter R. Brooks. A boon for booklovers, this set features funny, fantastical and poignant stories about people with unique and passionate connections to the written word
Notes to my biographer by Adam Haslett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
When Frank shows up unexpectedly at his son Graham's apartment, he encounters Graham's gay partner. Undeterred by this surprise, Frank finds his creative muse inspired by the father-son reunion and flits from one manic high to the next. But he is saddened to learn that his son uses drugs to suppress the "genius" he has inherited
Tales of betrayal a celebration of the short story ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"He had ruined her life ... For years, he'd allowed himself to imagine she had forgotten Ben, or at least stopped remembering ... What consolation could he give her now?"--Devotion by Adam Haslett. In this compilation characters make choices that define their lives and suffer consequences often dire or disquieting
You are not a stranger here stories by Adam Haslett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 22 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
Are we feeling better now? : Autobiografie und Fiktion ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
First Atlantic : a novel by Adam Haslett( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Are we feeling better now? : Autobiografie und Fiktion : Tübinger Poetik-Dozentur 2009 by Jonathan Franzen( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Anata wa hitoribotchi janai = You are not a stranger here by Adam Haslett( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 4 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
Veterans benefits manual 2012 by Adam Haslett( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with Adam Haslett, October 01, 2003 ( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The persistence of romanticism by Adam Haslett( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Adam Haslett's debut, a collection of short stories, "You Are Not a Stranger Here" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and won the 2002 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award. The New York Times Book Review called the book "spectacular," and "the herald of a phenomenal career." "Haslett is an eloquent, precise miniaturist, and his characters' struggles with their own assumptions collectively provide a fascinating snapshot of life during the era of Prozac, when new ways of thinking about emotion have forced us to adjust our notion of identity and even, perhaps, of grace
 
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Alternative Names
Adam Haslett Fiction writer
Adam Haslett US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
ヘイズリット, アダム
Languages
English (67)
German (11)
French (8)
Spanish (8)
Italian (4)
Danish (2)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (2)
Dutch (2)
Czech (2)
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