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Helprin, Mark

Overview
Works: 76 works in 486 publications in 15 languages and 25,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Drama  Fantasy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3558.E4775, 813.54
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Winter's tale by Mark Helprin( Book )
93 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 3,834 libraries worldwide
Peter Lake--orphan, thief, mechanic extraordinare--and Athansor, a flying Brooklyn milkhorse, establish a reign of love and justice in New York City in the year 2000
A soldier of the great war by Mark Helprin( Book )
49 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 2,450 libraries worldwide
A Roman student is torn from his carefree life when World War I breaks out, and fifty years later, recounts the triumphs and tragedies of his existence to an illiterate factory worker
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,830 libraries worldwide
A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet
Memoir from Antproof Case : a novel by Mark Helprin( Book )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 libraries worldwide
The bittersweet memoir of an aging man-of-the-world. In a tone tinged with humor and regret he describes his many lives, from banker to fighter pilot, to inmate of a mental asylum, commenting on every subject under the sun, including his visceral hate of coffee
In sunlight and in shadow by Mark Helprin( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
Returning home after serving in World War II to run his family business in New York, paratrooper Harry Copeland falls in love with young singer and heiress Catherine Thomas Hale, who risks everything to break off her engagement to another man
Ellis Island & other stories by Mark Helprin( Book )
46 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,470 libraries worldwide
Short stories
Freddy and Fredericka by Mark Helprin( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
Ridiculed by the British press, Prince of Wales Freddy and his wife, the frivolous Fredericka, are sent to colonize the barbaric land of America, during which they engage in a freight train ride, an art theft, and a wayward presidential election
The Pacific and other stories by Mark Helprin( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Sixteen stories feature such characters as a British paratrooper on a mission behind enemy lines, a teenage Hasidic Jew who joins the 1958 Yankees, and a September 11th widow who receives a gift from the contractor working on her apartment
A city in winter by Mark Helprin( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
The story of a daring young heroine and would-be queen's quest to avenge the murder of her royal parents and reclaim her lost kingdom
Refiner's fire : the life and adventures of Marshall Pearl, a foundling by Mark Helprin( Book )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 975 libraries worldwide
Born on an illegal immigrant ship off the Palestinian coast in 1947 and raised by wealthy Americans, Marshall Pearl makes his way through loves, vacations, visions, troubles, triumphs, and adventure after adventure toward the October War of 1973
Freddy and Fredericka by Mark Helprin( file )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Freddy is the bright but aloof Prince of Wales. Fredericka is his blonde, beautiful and beloved wife. When they stumble into a public relations nightmare with no easy solution, they must make amends by serving an unusual penance. Litterally dropped from a plain into a mysterious place called Hoboken, New Jersey, Freddy and Fredericka are given one task. They must reconquer America!
Winter's tale by Colin Farrell( visu )
14 editions published in 2014 in 5 languages and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, follow a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil
Winter's tale by Mark Helprin( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Peter Lake--orphan, thief, mechanic extraordinare--and Athansor, a flying Brooklyn milkhorse, establish a reign of love and justice in New York City in the year 2000
A dove of the East, and other stories by Mark Helprin( Book )
26 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and German and held by 767 libraries worldwide
The twenty stories here, many of which have been anthologized throughout the world, are strikingly beautiful pieces on enduring and universal questions by a writer the San Francisco Review of Books calls "a master crafter of the short story."
In sunlight and in shadow by Mark Helprin( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Harry Copeland, an elite paratrooper who fought behind enemy lines in Europe, returns home to run the family business. In a single, magical encounter on the Staten Island ferry, the young singer and heiress Catherine Thomas Hale falls for him instantly, but too late to prevent her engagement to a much older man. Catherine?s choice of Harry over her longtime fiance endangers Harry?s livelihood?and eventually threatens his life
The veil of snows by Mark Helprin( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
This fantasy is also a political fable in which a reactionary queen tries to turn back the clock. After many years of peace, a queen prepares for the birth of her first child, only to be forced to confront an impending danger, as the Usurper once again threatens her city, while her husband and his army are vanished into the wilderness, in the third volume of a trilogy that began with Swan Lake
The best American short stories, 1988 ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
A soldier of the great war by Mark Helprin( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
On his last long walk, septuagenarian war hero, deserter, and professor Alessandro Giuliani shares his past with an illiterate young factory worker--spinning a remarkable and deeply absorbing tale of heart-stopping escapes, loves unrequited and won, madmen, dwarfs, and mafiosi. But overshadowing all is the miraculous and terrible Great War--an almost surreal parade of horrors that devastated and defined Alessandro, yet enabled him to experience fully the magic and beauty of life
A city in winter by Mark Helprin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The story of a daring girl's quest to avenge the murder of her parents
The Pacific and other stories by Mark Helprin( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Helprin returns with The Pacific and Other Stories, a collection of sixteen stories that display the remarkable scope, incomparable wit, and deft prose that have come to be his signature
 
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Alternative Names
Mark Helprin Amerikaans journalist
Mark Helprin écrivain américain
Mark Helprin US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
헬프린, 마크 1947-
ヘルプリン, マーク
マーク・ヘルプリン
Languages
English (312)
German (35)
Spanish (15)
French (12)
Italian (12)
Japanese (8)
Chinese (4)
Polish (4)
Russian (4)
Dutch (3)
Hungarian (2)
Finnish (2)
Korean (1)
Thai (1)
Czech (1)
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