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Shaw, Irwin 1913-1984

Overview
Works: 803 works in 3,181 publications in 23 languages and 49,988 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Bibliography  War fiction  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Contributor, Author of dialog, Translator, Creator, Conceptor, Other, Director
Classifications: PS3537.H384, 813.52
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Publications by Irwin Shaw
Publications by Irwin Shaw, published posthumously.
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The young lions by Irwin Shaw( Book )
260 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,138 libraries worldwide
Traces three young men, two Americans and one German, from 1938 to 1945 after they meet as soldiers in a Bavarian forest in World War II
Beggarman, thief by Irwin Shaw( Book )
114 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,536 libraries worldwide
Revenge may be the only route to redemption for both Wesley and his enigmatic, murdered father In Irwin Shaw & rsquo;s celebrated novel Rich Man, Poor Man, the Jordache clan was divided and scattered by the forces of American culture and capitalism after World War II. In this potent sequel, the family reunites after a terrible act of violence. Wesley never really knew his father, Tom, the black sheep of the Jordache family. Driven by his sorrow and a need for justice, Wesley uncovers surprising truths about his estranged family & rsquo;s complicated past. Focused, forceful, and deeply moving, Beggarman, Thief is a stunning novel by a true American literary master. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author & rsquo;s estate
Rich man, poor man by Irwin Shaw( Book )
91 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,526 libraries worldwide
A novel of two brothers from the end of World War II to the 1960's. The story of Rudolph, Gretchen, and Thomas Jordache, children of an embittered German immigrant. Nurtured on traditional views of American success, each pursues the illusion of happiness in his own way, determined to achieve his "birthright."
Bread upon the waters by Irwin Shaw( Book )
89 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,502 libraries worldwide
A self-reliant family in New York City finds their relationships altered when a wealthy and grateful stranger enters their life. This version includes an illustrated biography of the author, including documents from his estate
Short stories, five decades by Irwin Shaw( Book )
35 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
A collection of sixty-three of Shaw's short stories, written over the last fifty years
The top of the hill by Irwin Shaw( Book )
83 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,849 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who needs to risk death to feel fully alive, a man who turns away from a comfortable, outwardly successful life toward dangerous pleasures. Some of the personal relationships in which he becomes entangled is threatening as most of his sports
Acceptable losses : a novel by Irwin Shaw( Book )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
An eloquent story about the regenerative power of one man's confrontation with life and death. This version features an illustrated biography of the author and images of documents from his estate
Night work by Irwin Shaw( Book )
102 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 1,795 libraries worldwide
A dead man & rsquo;s briefcase presents a down-on-his-luck pilot with the chance of a lifetime Pilot Douglas Grimes & rsquo;s best days are long behind him. Grounded due to a medical condition, Douglas has resigned himself to menial work as a desk clerk at a seedy hotel. But his fortune flips when he discovers a hotel guest dead from a heart attack and, next to him, a tube jammed with hundred-dollar bills. Douglas grabs the money and, with it, the chance to remake his life. In Europe, he meets Miles Fabian, an elegant and erudite con man with a flair for extravagance. Fabian recruits him for his latest ploy: robbing members of the idle rich. But what will happen when his bad behavior catches up with him? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author & rsquo;s estate
Evening in Byzantium by Irwin Shaw( Book )
75 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
A once-famous film producer plans a come-back in the movie industry using the Cannes Film Festival as the occasion to signal his return
Voices of a summer day by Irwin Shaw( Book )
68 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Four decades of American life are re-created through the dramatic reminiscences of Benjamin Federov, a typical yet very special man, son of Immigrant Jewish parents, a husband, a father, an admirer of women, a one-time soldier ... and finally, and always, his own man. Federov's story is relived while watching his teen-age son play baseball in the sunshine of a summer day. It tells of the intrigue and exultation of his first love affair, his war experiences, the volatile warmth of his marriage, and the special meaning of his infidelities. Through it all is his quest for a point of balance as he stands on the edge of conventional society, desirous of entering, refusing always to do so
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,476 libraries worldwide
The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
Two weeks in another town by Irwin Shaw( Book )
92 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
One-time movie actor jumps at the chance to work on a picture being filmed in Rome, where a bizarre accident sets off a train of events which threaten his life and reason
Fifty years of the American short story : from the O. Henry awards, 1919-1970 by William Miller Abrahams( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Selections from Prize stories
Lucy Crown : a novel by Irwin Shaw( Book )
128 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
An act of infidelity tears apart the members of a Depression-era family Friends always envied the Crown marriage, but for Lucy, something was missing. During a family trip to Vermont in the summer of 1937, her husband, Oliver, is called away. When Lucy falls into an affair with a younger man, her son, Tony, walks in on them. The betrayal rips apart the family, ultimately estranging Lucy from her son. Twenty years later, the two run into each other at a bar in Paris, and Lucy realizes that she may have found her best chance at absolution. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author & rsquo;s estate
The troubled air by Irwin Shaw( Book )
67 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Director of radio program is asked to fire five characters because Fascists suspect them of Communism
55 short stories from the New Yorker by New Yorker( Book )
2 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
The best of the Best American short stories, 1915-1950 by Martha Foley( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Outstanding short fiction gathered from Best American short stories and its predecessors
The Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story ( serial )
in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
George Stevens' The talk of the town by George Stevens( visu )
18 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 607 libraries worldwide
A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee
Tip on a dead jockey : and other stories by Irwin Shaw( Book )
29 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Irwin Shaw American writer
Irwin Shaw Amerikaans auteur
Irwin Shaw drammaturgo, sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense
Irwin Shaw écrivain américain
Irwin Shaw pisarz amerykański
Irwin Shaw polític estatunidenc
Irwin Shaw político estadounidense
Irwin Shaw US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Irwin Shaw yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko
Shamforoff I. G. 1913-1984
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilberg 1913-1984
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilbert
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilbert, 1913-1984
Shaṿ, Irṿin 1913-1984
Shaw, David 1913-1984
Shaw I. 1913-1984
Shaw, Irvin, 1913-1984
Shaw, Irwin
Shaw, Irwin 1913-
Shaw-Searle, .. 1913-1984
Shou, Irvin
Shou, Irvin 1913-1984
Šo, Ervin
Šo, Ervin 1913-1984
Šo, Irvin
Šou, Irvin 1913-1984
Šovs, Ērvins.
Šovs, Ērvins, 1913-1984
Ирвин Шо
Ирвин Шоу американский писатель и киносценарист
Шамфорофф И. Г. 1913-1984
Шоу И. 1913-1984
Шоу, Ирвин 1913-1984
Ъруин Шоу
Ірвін Шоу
Ірвін Шоу американський драматург, сценарист і письменник
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שאו, אירווין
שאו, אירווין 1913־
שאו, אירווין 1913-1984
שאו, ארוין
שאו, ארוין 1913־
שאו, ארוין, 1913-1984
שו, אירווין
שו, אירוינג
שו, אירוינג, 1913-1984
إروين شو، 1913-1984
اروين شو، 1913-1984 م
اروين شو سياسي أمريكي
ایروین شاو
ਇਰਵਿਨ ਸ਼ਾਅ
쇼, 어윈 1913-1984
쇼오 1913-1984
쇼오, 어윈 1913-1984
쇼우, 어윈 1913-1984
쑈, 어어윈 1913-1984
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ア-ウィン.ショ- 1913-1984
アーウィン・ショー
アーウィンショー 1913-1984
ショー, アーウィン
ショウ, アーウィン
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