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Kotzwinkle, William

Overview
Works: 145 works in 724 publications in 18 languages and 24,815 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Domestic fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3561.O85, E
Publication Timeline
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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 )
49 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 4,887 libraries worldwide
After being sold at the family's yard sale, Walter is put to use blowing up balloons for a clown who is bent on robbing banks, but he escapes and becomes a hero
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
66 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
An angelic alien being, left stranded by his extra-galactic mother ship, receives aid from a ten-year-old and his siblings to escape from Earth
The bear went over the mountain by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,297 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
Rough weather ahead for Walter the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,118 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. Suggested level: junior, primary
Walter the farting dog goes on a cruise by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
Because his farts create unpleasantness for everyone on a cruise ship, Walter the dog continues the journey in a lifeboat, but when the ship's computer crashes, causing the liner to drift, Walter again proves himself a hero. Suggested audience: primary
The exile by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 827 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
Doctor Rat by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
28 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 813 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 )
38 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 745 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 game of thirty by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 697 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
Christmas at Fontaine's : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 651 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
The Amphora Project by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 641 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
The fan man by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
50 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Horse Badorties wanders around Manhattan's Lower East Side making love and distributing polyphonic sheet music
The midnight examiner by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Une série d'épisodes hautement comiques dans les milieux des journaux new-yorkais, dont celui du titre, font de ce roman policier un agréable divertissement
Queen of swords by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Een schrijver verlaat zijn vrouw voor een ander omdat zij zijn nieuw verworven interesses niet wil delen
Trouble in Bugland : a collection of Inspector Mantis mysteries by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 498 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 )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Swimmer in the secret sea : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 468 libraries worldwide
The story of a couple's struggle to come to terms with the death of their newborn child
The hot jazz trio by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The Million Dollar Bear by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
After escaping from the vault in a millionaire's home, a very valuable old teddy bear finds happiness with a family who knows his true worth
Elephant bangs train by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
22 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wiliam Kotzwinkle
William Kotzwinkle Amerikaans schrijver
William Kotzwinkle amerikanischer Schriftsteller
William Kotzwinkle amerikansk författare och manusförfattare
William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar
William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter
William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter
William Kotzwinkle sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense
Уильям Коцуинкл
وليام كوتزوينكل، 1938-
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 (272)
German (48)
French (25)
Spanish (16)
Dutch (11)
Japanese (10)
Chinese (8)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Danish (3)
Italian (3)
Catalan (3)
Hungarian (3)
Turkish (2)
Latin (2)
Slovak (1)
Swedish (1)
Korean (1)
Czech (1)
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