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Pynchon, Thomas

Works: 530 works in 1,533 publications in 15 languages and 61,777 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Experimental fiction  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  War stories  Satire  Noir fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Honoree, Artist, Other
Classifications: PS3566.Y55, 813.54
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Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
76 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,240 libraries worldwide
The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship
Gravity's rainbow by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
66 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,120 libraries worldwide
An American Lieutenant stationed in London during the Blitz has a bizarre ability
V., a novel by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
153 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,918 libraries worldwide
Having just been released from the Navy, Benny Profane is content to lead a slothful existence with his friends, where the only real ambition is to perfect the art of "schlemihlhood," or being a dupe, and where "responsibility" is a dirty word. Among his pals--called the Whole Sick Crew--is Slab, an artist who can't seem to paint anything other than cheese danishes. But Profane's life changes dramatically when he befriends Stencil, an active ambitious young man with an intriguing mission--to find out the identity of a woman named V [Victoria Wren], who knew Stencil's father during the war, but who suddenly and mysteriously disappeared
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
42 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,815 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly investigating a kidnapping threat against his ex-girlfriend's billionaire beau, Doc Sportello tackles a bizarre tangle of nefarious characters before stumbling on a mysterious entity that may actually be a tax shelter for a dental group
Bleeding edge by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
35 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,454 libraries worldwide
New York City, 2001. Fraud investigator Maxine Tarnow starts looking into the finances of a computer-security firm and its billionaire geek CEO and discovers there's no shortage of swindlers looking to grab a piece of what's left of the tech bubble
Against the day : [a novel] by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,440 libraries worldwide
A tale spanning the years between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the end of World War I features characters who are caught up in such events as the labor troubles of Colorado, the Mexican revolution, and the heyday of silent-movie Hollywood
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
86 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,768 libraries worldwide
When Oedipa Maas is named as the executor of her late lover's will, she discovers that his estate is mysteriously connected with an underground organization
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel by George Orwell( Book )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Doc Sportello is bewildered when an ex-girlfriend returns to recruit him in a plot to kidnap a wealthy construction executive. Soon, Sportello finds himself in the midst of a thrilling conspiracy with an undercover cop and a group of dentists who are swindling the IRS
Bleeding edge by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 557 libraries worldwide
It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull between the collapse of the dot-com boom and the terrible events of September 11th. Silicon Alley is a ghost town, Web 1.0 is having adolescent angst, Google has yet to IPO, Microsoft is still considered the Evil Empire. There may not be quite as much money around as there was at the height of the tech bubble, but there's no shortage of swindlers looking to grab a piece of what's left
Deadly sins ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Without guilt one can savor these ruminations in which Thomas Pynchon energetically defends Sloth, Mary Gordon discusses the joys of Anger, Gore Vidal shames us into modesty in his commentary on Pride, and John Updike plays devil's advocate on the subject of Lust. And, as if that's not temptation enough, William Trevor begs indulgence as he relishes the excesses of Gluttony, Richard Howard proves well versed on his coveted topic, Avarice, while A.S. Byatt exorcises the green-eyed demons of Envy
Gravity's rainbow by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, Gravity's Rainbow is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce's Ulysses was to the first. Its sprawling, encyclopedic narrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de force
Against the day a novel by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
After World War I, some of the people lived greedily, not knowing that disaster was heading their way
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
38 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Follows the orbits of old acquaintances headed for a less than harmonic convergence in Northern California in 1984
1984 by George Orwell( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"En el año 1984 Londres es una ciudad lúgubre en la que la Policía del Pensamiento controla de forma asfixiante la vida de los ciudadanos. Winston Smith es un peón de este engranaje perverso, su cometido es reescribir la historia para adaptarla a lo que el Partido considera la versión oficial de los hechos... hasta que decide replantearse la verdad del sistema que los gobierna y somete."--Amazon
Slow learner : early stories by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Verhalen spelend in verschillende milieus
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Quite unexpectedly, Mrs. Oedipa Maas finds herself the executor of the estate of Pierce Inverarity, a man she used to know in a more-or-less intimate fashion. Oedipa leaves her home and her husband and heads to Southern California to sort through Pierce's affairs. Pierce, however, did not intend for the job to be an easy one for Oedipa, and soon she becomes ensared in a surreal, hilarious, and puzzling world-wide conspiracy centered around Pierce's strange business partners and dealings
The secret integration by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Low-lands by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Mortality and mercy in Vienna by Thomas Pynchon( Book )
7 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Pinchon, Tomas
Pinchon, Tomas 1937-
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles 1937-
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles 1937- Jr
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles Jr. 1937-
Thomas Pynchon Amerikaans schrijver
Thomas Pynchon amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Thomas Pynchon amerikansk författare
Thomas Pynchon amerikansk skribent
Thomas Pynchon amerykański pisarz
Thomas Pynchon écrivain américain
Thomas Pynchon novelistas norteamericanos
Thomas Pynchon scrittore statunitense
Tomass Pinčons
Τόμας Πίντσον
Пинчон, Томас 1937-
Пинчон, Томас американский писатель
Томас Пинчон
Томас Пинчън
Томас Пінчон
תומאס פינצ'ון
توماس بينشون
توماس پینچن نویسنده آمریکایی
تھامس پنچن
थॉमस पिन्चन
ทอมัส พินชอน
토머스 핀천
핀천, 토마스 1937-
핀천, 토머스 1937-
ピンチョン, T
ピンチョン, トマス
English (502)
German (47)
Spanish (47)
French (38)
Polish (15)
Italian (15)
Russian (6)
Chinese (5)
Japanese (5)
Swedish (4)
Danish (4)
Korean (3)
Serbian (2)
Hungarian (1)
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