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Friedman, Bruce Jay 1930-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 417 publications in 6 languages and 14,799 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Film remakes  Humor  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Donor, Conceptor, Speaker
Classifications: PS3556.R5, 813.54
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Scuba duba; a tense comedy by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
12 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 libraries worldwide
The New Theatre, Ivor David Balding, in association with Alvin Ferleger and Gordon Crowe, presents Bruce Jay Friedman's tense comedy "Scuba Duba," starring Jerry Orbach and Brenda Smiley, featuring Conrad Bain, Rudy Challenger, Judd Hirsch, Rita Karin, Cleavon Little, Stella Longo, Christine Norden, Ken Olfson, Bernard Poulain, Jennifer Warren, directed by Jacques Levy, scenery by Peter Larkin, costumes by Willa Kim, lighting by Jules Fisher, incidental music by Stanley Walden, presented by special arrangement with The Establishment Theatre Company, Inc., "Scuba Duba" premiere Oct. 10, 1967
Splash by Ron Howard( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 950 libraries worldwide
The story of a workaholic who thinks he will never find love and the mermaid who comes ashore to find him and prove him wrong
Steambath; a play by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
15 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 libraries worldwide
A mother's kisses, a novel by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Doting mother follows her son from the time he waits on tables to his days at an agricultural college
About Harry Towns by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
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Stern, a novel by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
28 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Friedman's first novel, Stern, tells the story of a young Jewish man who relocates his family from the city to the suburbs, where they are besieged by voracious caterpillars and a bigotry that ranges from the genteel snub to outright confrontation
Stir crazy by Sidney Poitier( visu )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Two zany drifters are mistakenly sent to prison for a robbery they didn't commit. They must rely on their wits in order to survive a sadistic warden, a hulking mass-murderer and worst of all, the inter-prison rodeo
The collected short fiction of Bruce Jay Friedman by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Nearly fifty stories on themes ranging from loneliness to ethnicity. In one, a policeman tries to talk a man out of suicide, in another gamblers bet on traffic fatalities, in a third a professor considers procuring women for a living
A father's kisses : a novel by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
A wacky tale in which a man takes a job as a killer to support his daughter. He is Bill Binny, a widower depressed that he cannot find work. But he is a Vietnam vet and one day a man offers him a job to rub out the enemies of a billionaire
The lonely guy's book of life by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Tokyo woes by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Black angels; stories by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
18 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and French and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The current climate : a novel by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Grove Press continues the reissue of Bruce Jay Friedman's critically acclaimed fiction with The Current Climate by the comedic genius whose work Nelson Algren hailed as "more interesting than most of Malamud, Roth, and Bellow...[and] more important." The Current Climate continues the hilarious misadventures of the screenwriter from Friedman's novel About Harry Towns. Harry is now twenty years older and living in New York, a frustrated playwright struggling to sell a TV series to make some quick cash-and paralyzed by the decision of whether or not he should get tickets to see Cats
The slightly older guy by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Even the rhinos were nymphos : best nonfiction by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Three balconies : stories and a novella by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
In these pages you'll meet Jacob, who as a junior counselor at summer camp wakes up his young charges at midnight to tell them that their parents have been executed by the Nazis, and Alexander Kahn, a failed novelist turned journalist who breaks the law within sight of the prison warden, so taken is he with the camaraderie he's discovered in the joint when compared with the thin gruel of companionship he's experienced outside. You'll meet Harry, the once famous screenwriter, and a moral man who "lacks a moral follow through." And in the title novella, the tragic and great Beau DeVyne
Let's hear it for a beautiful guy : and other works of short fiction by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Far from the city of class : and other stories by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
The dick by Bruce Jay Friedman( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The lonely guy by Arthur Hiller( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The lonely guy follows the progrss of Larry and his buddy Warren as they attempt to eke out a successful social life in the Big Apple. They're losers, until one day, Larry writes a book that turns loneliness into the ultimate love potion, and life is never the same!
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce Jay Friedman Amerikaans romanschrijver
Friedman, B. J. 1930-
Friedman, B. J. (Bruce Jay), 1930-
Friedman, Bruce 1930-
Friedman, Bruce J.
Friedman, Bruce J. 1930-
Friedman, Bruce Jay
Friedmann, Bruce Jay
Friedmann Bruce Jay 1930-....
Брюс Джей Фридман
بروس جی فریدمن نویسنده آمریکایی
フリードマン, ブルース・J
ブルース・ジェイ・フリードマン
布魯斯·傑伊·弗里德曼
Languages
English (252)
French (12)
Japanese (5)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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