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Kotzwinkle, William

Overview
Works: 168 works in 619 publications in 6 languages and 27,311 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Domestic fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Pictorial works  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3561.O85, 813.54
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Publications about William Kotzwinkle
Publications by William Kotzwinkle
Most widely held works by William Kotzwinkle
Walter, the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 4,469 libraries worldwide
Walter the dog creates problems with his farts but becomes a hero when burglars enter the house
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
38 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,121 libraries worldwide
A boy discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet, 3 million light years away
E.T., the book of the Green Planet : a new novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 1,411 libraries worldwide
The gentle extraterrestrial's return to his home planet discloses that he has fallen out of favor with his colleagues, who try to prevent his journey back to Earth to provide spiritual guidance for his young friend Elliott
The bear went over the mountain by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
The rise to literary fame of a bear which steals the manuscript of a writer and offers it for sale as its own. The novel describes the manner in which the manuscript becomes a bestseller and the bear a famous author. A lampoon on the publishing industry
Walter the farting dog : banned from the beach by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Although confined to a hotel room after his flatuence offends the patrons of a beach resort, Walter the farting dog makes an explosive sea rescue to save little Billy and Betty
Rough weather ahead for Walter the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
When an expert on animal gas tries to cure Walter, his farts keep building up until he floats away and is blown by the wind to a distant place, where he once again proves himself a hero
The exile by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Hollywood film star David Caspian has dissociative episodes in which he finds himself inhabiting the identity of Felix, a racketeer in Nazi Germany. David is convinced that these episodes are real, but his analyst says it's David's darker self manifesting. While David finds himself stepping into Felix's life, Felix has stepped into David's, and is giving a great performance in David's latest film
The game of thirty by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
A wealthy New York antique dealer is murdered while playing the Game of Thirty, a game played by Egyptian pharaohs. PI Jimmy McShane is hired to find the killer, only to discover the killer is playing the Game of Thirty with him and Manhattan is the board on which they make their moves. By the author of Doctor Rat
Doctor Rat by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
When the animal world revolts, Dr. Rat, the survivor of many lab experiments and research work, dedicates himself to saving mankind
Fata Morgana by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
22 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 736 libraries worldwide
In Paris in 1861, Police Inspector Picard investigates an old man who makes toys so well that they develop lives of their own
The Amphora Project by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
In a lab hidden inside the notorious Junk Moon, scientists on the Amphora Project strive to find the key to immortality from encoded data left behind long ago by the mysterious "Ancient Aliens." Stuart Landsmann, the project's chief scientist, tells Amphora's backers they must stop the research or risk bringing about the end of the world, but his warnings are ignored. Jockey Oldcastle, space pirate and rogue, teams up with mild-mannered biologist Adrian Link to uncover the truth about Amphora, as people around the project start dying, their bodies transformed to crystal
Christmas at Fontaine's : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A mysterious presence transforms the lives of a tyrannical chief executive officer, a nice young woman, a Santa Claus with an unsavory past, an earnest young man, and a spaced-out window decorator on Christmas Eve in Fontaine's department store
E.T., the extra-terrestrial, in his adventure on earth : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
A boy discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet, 3 million light years away
The midnight examiner by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Queen of swords by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Trouble in Bugland : a collection of Inspector Mantis mysteries by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
A quick-witted insect sleuth, patterned after Sherlock Holmes, displays his brilliant powers of deduction in solving five mysteries
Jewel of the moon : short stories by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
The hot jazz trio by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and German and held by 479 libraries worldwide
The fan man by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Horse Badorties wanders around Manhattan's Lower East Side making love and distributing polyphonic sheet music
Swimmer in the secret sea : novella by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
14 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The story of a couple's struggle to come to terms with the death of their newborn child
 
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Alternative Names
コッツウィンクル, ウイリアム
コツウィンクル, ウィリアム
Languages
English (246)
German (5)
Swedish (4)
Danish (2)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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