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Charyn, Jerome

Works: 236 works in 1,007 publications in 10 languages and 23,620 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories  Humor  Satire  Interviews  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Creator, Interviewee, Director, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PS3553.H33, 813.54
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Johnny One-Eye : a tale of the American Revolution by Jerome Charyn( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
This comic masterpiece reimagines the American Revolution with a one-eyed spy, a heroic whorehouse madam, and a cunning George Washington
The secret life of Emily Dickinson : a novel by Jerome Charyn( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
What if the old maid of Amherst wasn't an old maid at all? The poet dons a hundred veils, alternately playing wounded lover, penitent, and female devil in this extraordinary adventure that will disturb and delight
I am Abraham : a novel of Lincoln and the Civil War by Jerome Charyn( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Traces the historic arc of Lincoln's life from his picaresque days as a gangly young lawyer in Sangamon County, Illinois, through his improbable marriage to Kentucky belle Mary Todd, to his 1865 visit to war-shattered Richmond only days before his assassination
The new mystery : the International Association of Crime Writers' essential crime writing of the late 20th century ( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 485 libraries worldwide
A collection of 32 mystery stories written by various authors
El Bronx by Jerome Charyn( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 474 libraries worldwide
The adventures of New York Mayor Isaac Sidel as he cleans the Bronx of criminals and protects his friends. The latter include two 12-year-olds, one a poor graffiti artist, the other his rich girlfriend, who have become the target of drug-dealing street gangs. By the author of Little Angel Street
Darlin' Bill : a love story of the Wild West by Jerome Charyn( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
The tar baby by Jerome Charyn( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Cast in the form of a hilariously ribald parody of a literary quarterly, The Tar Baby is a story-filled novel populated by an array of brawling academics and earthy townies. A commemorative issue honoring the late Anatole Waxman-Weissman, the book/journal parodies a number of academic fads and concerns as the various contributors expose their and their subject's many idiosyncracies while pursuing their own private agendas
Joe DiMaggio : the long vigil by Jerome Charyn( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of the baseball player in a new light, as a man who took his marriage to Marilyn Monroe very seriously long after their divorce, and had trouble finding a new role for himself during his retirement from the sport
Paradise man : a novel by Jerome Charyn( Book )
34 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 438 libraries worldwide
A stylish killer makes the mistake of befriending a god Though he doesn & rsquo;t know mink from sable, Sidney Holden is the most important employee at Aladdin Furs. He is a bumper, a well-dressed killer who collects the debts that cannot be paid, and Aladdin would be nothing without him. After all, fur is murder. As Cuban refugees flood the United States, the New York criminal class is rocked by the appearance of a Santer & iacute;a sect that hails a young girl as the newest incarnation of Chang & oacute;, their bloodthirsty thunder god. But after a routine hit, Holden finds the girl cowering under the kitchen table & mdash;a divine witness to a double murder. Unable to kill her, he takes her with him, sparking an all-out turf war so vicious that Holden will be happy to have any god on his side
Gangsters and gold diggers : old New York, the Jazz Age, and the birth of Broadway by Jerome Charyn( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Charyn looks at the men and women who helped make Broadway the most glamorous place on the planet, from Mae West to Fanny Brice, Legs Diamond to Irving Berlin, Louise Brooks to William Randolph Hearst, Scott Fitzgerald to Arnold Rothstein and the Gatsby-like gangster Owen Madden, and many more."--Jacket
The single voice : an anthology of contemporary fiction by Jerome Charyn( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Bitter Bronx : thirteen stories by Jerome Charyn( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Brooklyn is dead. Long live the Bronx! In Bitter Bronx, Jerome Charyn returns to his roots and leads the literary renaissance of an oft--overlooked borough in this surprising new collection
Blue eyes by Jerome Charyn( Book )
43 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 412 libraries worldwide
The good policeman by Jerome Charyn( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Police commissioner Isaac Sidel struggles to keep the New York Police Department from shatteringWhen he was the police commissioner & rsquo;s first deputy, Isaac Sidel was one of the most powerful men in New York. But now that he & rsquo;s been promoted to the top job, there & rsquo;s nothing for Sidel to do but stare at his desk and feed the tapeworm that & rsquo;s attached to his stomach. The Justice Department sends him on a lecture tour of the country, but after one too many lunches with small-town mayors, Sidel goes AWOL and comes back to New York, getting in touch with the Ivanhoes, his illegal network of secret informants. A missing mob lawyer, a baseball-obsessed orphan genius, and a mysterious Romanian princess point towards a mystery that only he can tackle. Justice wants him back on tour, but something is rumbling beneath the city, and Sidel needs to be there to see it explode
Maria's girls by Jerome Charyn( Book )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
New York police commissioner Isaac Sidel wants to get two sinister bureaucrats out of the public school system, but a mob king wants him dead
A loaded gun : Emily Dickinson for the 21st century by Jerome Charyn( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
"We think we know Emily Dickinson: the Belle of Amherst, virginal, reclusive, and possibly mad. But in A Loaded Gun, Jerome Charyn introduces us to a different Emily Dickinson: the fierce, brilliant, and sexually charged. Through interviews with contemporary scholars, close readings of Dickinson’s correspondence and handwritten manuscripts, and a suggestive, newly discovered photograph that is purported to show Dickinson with her lover, Charyn’s literary sleuthing reveals the great poet in ways that have only been hinted at previously: as a woman who was deeply philosophical, intensely engaged with the world, attracted to members of both sexes, and able to write poetry that disturbs and delights us today." -- Publisher's description
Montezuma's man by Jerome Charyn( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
In the hands of master puppeteer LeComte and a Mafia turncoat named Montezuma, the Sicilian puppets in New York tell a story of murder, mayhem, and kilos of elegantly imported heroin
Citizen Sidel by Jerome Charyn( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A New York City policeman is murdered and suspicion centers on his father who is also a policeman. As he investigates, Isaac Sidel, the city's mayor, uncovers a murder-for-hire operation within the force. By the author of El Bronx
Elsinore by Jerome Charyn( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 340 libraries worldwide
A hitman comes out of retirement to rescue his kidnapped fianc & eacute;e After he stops killing for money, Sidney Holden tries to live discreetly. He takes a Manhattan apartment in the Copenhagen building, a few blocks from where John Lennon died, and attempts to make a new life with his fianc & eacute;e, Fay, former daughter-in-law of the district attorney. But as the quiet months pass, Fay grows distant and suicidal, and finally disappears, removed by the district attorney to a mental hospital where Holden cannot reach her. Hungry for a last taste of action, a billionaire ex-gangster named Phipps offers to help Holden get her back. The ninety-two-year-old Phipps hires Holden to run a counterfeiting scheme, using Fay & rsquo;s whereabouts as bait. But the closer Holden gets to Phipps & rsquo; operation, the less he trusts the old man. And with the DA and the mafia closing on him, Holden may not stay alive long enough to rescue his darling from her prison
New York : chronique d'une ville sauvage by Jerome Charyn( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and Italian and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Quelques aspects traités dans cet ouvrage: brève histoire; New York au 20e siècle; Harlem; New York, cité mythologique du crime
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Alternative Names
Charyn 1937-
Charyn, Jérôme.
Jerome Charyn Amerikaans romanschrijver
Jerome Charyn écrivain américain
Jerome Charyn Novelist
Jerome Charyn US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
צ׳רין, ג׳רום
チャーリン, ジェローム
English (202)
French (70)
German (26)
Italian (22)
Spanish (20)
Finnish (6)
Japanese (4)
Dutch (4)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
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