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Kotzwinkle, William

Overview
Works: 169 works in 741 publications in 17 languages and 27,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, 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
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 2,442 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
Walter, the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,289 libraries worldwide
Walter the dog creates problems with his farts but becomes a hero when burglars enter the house
Walter the farting dog : trouble at the yard sale by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,479 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 book of the Green Planet : a new novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,410 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 )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,325 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 1,135 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
Walter the farting dog goes on a cruise by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,076 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
Walter the farting dog : banned from the beach by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 968 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
Doctor Rat by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 926 libraries worldwide
When the animal world revolts, Dr. Rat, the survivor of many lab experiments and research work, dedicates himself to saving mankind
The exile by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
""THE EXILE is a psychological mind bender. Kotzwinkle allows the novel to build slowly until, in the last hundred pages, the book becomes glued to the reader''s hands as the devastating climactic scenes pile one on another. This reviewer suffered nightmares after reading the final pages, nightmares that were testimony to Kotzwinkle''s powerful writing.""--W. P. Kinsella, Washington Post Book WorldHollywood film star David Caspian finds himself falling through a crack in time--into the back alleys of Hitler''s Germany. The problem is--he''s not David Caspian any longer and the Gestapo is after
Fata Morgana by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
36 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 867 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 )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 750 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
The Amphora Project by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 690 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 )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 685 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 midnight examiner by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 580 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 )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
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 521 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 513 libraries worldwide
The fan man by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Horse Badorties wanders around Manhattan's Lower East Side making love and distributing polyphonic sheet music
The hot jazz trio by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
 
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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 (25)
French (14)
Japanese (7)
Spanish (7)
Dutch (7)
Chinese (5)
Hungarian (3)
Italian (3)
Finnish (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Swedish (1)
Slovak (1)
Catalan (1)
Turkish (1)
Norwegian (1)
Czech (1)
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