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Plimpton, George

Overview
Works: 185 works in 813 publications in 5 languages and 38,487 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Military history  Humor  Documentary television programs  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN453, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about George Plimpton
Publications by George Plimpton
Publications by George Plimpton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Plimpton
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, third series by George Plimpton( Book )
107 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in English and held by 3,076 libraries worldwide
"Interviews and biographical notes, prepared for book publication by George Plimpton."
Truman Capote : in which various friends, enemies, acquaintances, and detractors recall his turbulent career by George Plimpton( Book )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
Using oral biography, a technique that perfectly matches the style of his subject, George Plimpton blends the voices of Capote's lovers, haters, acquaintances, and colleagues into a highly readable narrative. Here we are present for the entire span of Capote's life: his Southern childhood and his early days in New York; his first literary success with the publication of Other Voices, Other Rooms; his highly active love life; the groundbreaking excitement of In Cold Blood, the first "nonfiction novel"; his years as a jet-setter; and his final days of flagging inspiration, alcoholism, and isolation. All his famous friends and enemies are here: Katherine Graham, Lauren Bacall, Gore Vidal, Joan Didion, William Styron, Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Mailer, Lee Radziwill, John Huston, John Knowles, William F. Buckley, Jr., and dozens of others
Edie : an American biography by Jean Stein( Book )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
A biography of the late American actress and model Edie Sedgwick
D.V. by Diana Vreeland( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
An autobiography of the life and times of the woman who has reigned as fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar and editor-inchief of Vogue magazine
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to become the first person to drive an automobile across the continent--a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific--Horation went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than three months
The curious case of Sidd Finch by George Plimpton( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
A Buddhist monk in the New York Mets organization learns to throw a baseball with unerring accuracy at the blazing speed of 168 miles per hour
Women writers at work : the Paris review interviews by George Plimpton( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
This is a new edition of a selection of Paris Review Interviews with some of the most prominent women writers of the last forty years. It contains not only the now-classic interviews, but also some that have not been collected before
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews : fourth series by George Plimpton( Book )
38 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Includes interviews with Borges and Seferis
Fireworks by George Plimpton( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Fireworks--from legendary aficionados like Louis XIV and Peter the Great to the Lutheran minister who punctuates his sermons with homemade fireworks, from Minnesota to Monte Carlo, from cherry bombs to Catherine wheels
American journey : the times of Robert Kennedy by Jean Stein( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
The bogey man by George Plimpton( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, fifth series by George Plimpton( Book )
21 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and Italian and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Interviews with Kingsley Amis, John Cheever, James Dickey, Joan Didion, William Gass, Henry Green, Joseph Heller, Jerzy Kosinski, Archibald MacLeish, Pablo Neruda, Joyce Carol Oates, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Irwin Shaw, Gore Vidal, P.G. Wodehouse
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, sixth series ( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Open net by George Plimpton( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Insightful and humorous, George Plimpton takes the reader into the world of professional hockey as he relates his experiences with the Boston Bruins
The Writer's chapbook : a compendium of fact, opinion, wit, and advice from the 20th century's preeminent writers by George Plimpton( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Latin American writers at work ( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
" ... collection of interviews with some of the most important and acclaimed Latin American writers of our time ..."--Page 4 of cover
When we were kings by Leon Gast( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
Shadow box by George Plimpton( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Explores the world of boxing - the fighters, managers, fans, and the mystique that surrounds champions
The man in the flying lawn chair and other excursions and observations by George Plimpton( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
A selection of humor, articles, essays, and other writings by the late author describes his sojourn at an elite prep school, his experiences at a pornography convention in Las Vegas, what it is like to try out for Amateur Night at Harlem's Apollo Theatre, and other reflections and observations
 
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Alternative Names
Ames, George Plimpton
George Plimpton actor estadounidense
George Plimpton Amerikaans journalist
George Plimpton journalist, writer, editor, actor
George Plimpton US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Förderer junger Schriftsteller
Plimpton, George A.
Plimpton George A. 1927-2003
Plimpton, George Ames.
Plimpton, George Ames 1927-2003
プリンプトン, ジョージ
Languages
English (470)
German (3)
French (3)
Italian (3)
Danish (1)
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