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Kosinski, Jerzy 1933-1991

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The painted bird by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
231 editions published between 1000 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 3,865 libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication. -- from http://www.amazon.com (Jan. 12, 2016)
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
177 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 2,975 libraries worldwide
The story of Chauncey Gardiner - Chance, an enigmatic but distinguished man who emerges from nowhere to become an heir to the throne of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy adviser, and a media icon. Truly "a man without qualities," Chance's straightforward responses to popular concerns are heralded as visionary. But though everyone is quoting him, no one is sure what he's really saying. And filling in the blanks in his background proves impossible. Being There is a brilliantly satiric look at the unreality of American media culture that is, if anything, more trenchant now than ever
Steps by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
94 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
Kosinski's groundbreaking work presents discrete scenes recalled by a protagonist whose unfeeling acceptance of violence and cruel behavior being inflicted on others is a commentary on the disturbing undercurrents of modern culture
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski( visu )
48 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into being the advisor to a powerful but dying tycoon
The devil tree by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
59 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,640 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Whalen's life has been determined from the start by the immense fortune of his father, a steel tycoon. Whalen's childlike delight in power and status mask a greater need, a desire to feel life intensely, through drugs, violence, sex, and attempts at meaningful connection with other people--whether lovers or the memory of his dead parents. But the physical is all that feels real to him, and as he embarks on a journey to Africa with his godparents, Whalen's embrace of amoral thrill accelerates toward ultimate fulfillment
Blind date by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
57 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
George Levanter, victim, avenger and voyeur, has a series of "blind dates" with violence and debasement
Cockpit : a novel by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
76 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 10 languages and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
Een geheim agent slaagt er in te overleven door zich een meester te tonen in het uitbuiten en manipuleren van mensen en systemen, waarbij gebruik van geweld, verkrachting en sadisme hem niet vreemd is
Passion play by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
58 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
In this tale of love and loss, the hero Fabian roams America in his custom-built "VanHome", searching, judging, and testing--himself most of all. His livelihood is polo--not the millionaire's team sport, but the life-threatening duel of clashing horsemen. The VanHome serves as his refuge, transport, and stable for his two horses
Pinball by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
58 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
A young woman, assisted by a once-famous classical composer, investigates the identity of a fantastically popular but mysteriously incognito rock-and-roll star
The hermit of 69th Street : the working papers of Norbert Kosky by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Polish and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
A novel fictionalizing the composition of a novel by burned-out writer Norbert Kosky. The fictional author Kosky is presented as a tantric Jew, macho enigma, and first-rate second-rate novelist--generally bearing an uncanny resemblance to the actual author, Kosinski. The resulting text is is pun-filled and accompanied by copious scholarly footnotes, demonostrating the author's obsession with the Holocaust, cabala, literary theory, and girlie magazines
Passing by : selected essays, 1962-1991 by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Shrouded in enigma. Kosinski prided himself on his ability to hide - physically - whenever he wanted. Certainly he managed to keep his own persona and even his life something of a mystery, but here he talks about himself, some of his obsessions, and his feelings about places from New York to Poland. The man who emerges has a passion for sport (polo and skiing), a quirky sense of fun ("Learning to Levitate"), strong opinions about various locales (the streets of New York
A fool and his money ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
"Sandra Bullock and Jonathan Penner star in this hilarious, sexy comedy. New York advertising executive, Morris Codman(Jonathan Penner), seems to have it all - lots of talent and a beautiful girlfriend, Debbie (Sandra Bullock). When he loses his job he decides to use his advertising expertise to create, package and market a shady product that will make him millions. Debbie tries to convince him that money isn't everything and that she loves him just the way he is. Morris' bizzare antics in promoting his product surprisingly lead to a fortune, but can love survive his quest for the almighty dollar?"
Łódź Ghetto by Jewish Heritage Project( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Regarded as the most authentic film about the Jewish life within the Holocaust, this documentary uses the diaries of a single community to reveal the heroic struggle of 250,000 people trapped in the longest surviving Jewish community in Nazi Europe
Reds by Warren Beatty( visu )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The story of the love affair of John Reed & Louise Bryant in a war-torn world, & how the Russian Revolution shook their lives
The painted bird by Jerzy Kosinski( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of the 20th century
Hippocrene insider's guide to Poland by Alexander Jordan( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Rhonda Roland Shearer, ambiguous figures : new bronze works, [exhibition] October 17-November 9, 1990 by Rhonda Roland Shearer( Book )
7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Uns gehört die Zukunft, Genossen : Gespräche mit russischen Menschen by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in German and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Tron legacy by Jeff Bridges( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A video game designer trying to prove a big time executive stole his idea is sucked into a corporation's mainframe where programs are personified counterparts of their writers and "users" are subjects of religious faith. A well-crafted and scripted metaphor, "Tron" benefits from breakthrough computer graphic animation
Philosophy : a short, visual introduction by Scott Paeth( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The ideal path to understanding the philosophical ideas that influence Christian theology. Scott Paeth's fast-paced introduction covers the most important movements and thinkers with precision and clarity. The major ideas are creatively illustrated by artist Joseph Novak, whose crisp, modern style brings big concepts to life for readers. the result is an articulate, no-nonsense approach that guides readers from the ideas of ancient philosophers to contemporary thinkers and movements that impact Christians today
 
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controlled identity Novak, Joseph, 1933-1991

Jerzy Kosiński pisarz amerykański polskiego pochodzenia
Jerzy Kosinski Pools scenarioschrijver (1933-1991)
Jerzy Kosinski scrittore polacco
Jerzy Kosiński US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller polnischer Abstammung
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Lewinkopf, Jerzy Nikodem
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Lewinkopf, Josek
Lewinkopf, Józef 1933-1991
Novak J. 1933-1991
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Novak Joseph 1933-1991
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Косински Е. 1933-1991
Косински, Ежи 1933-1991
Косинский Д. 1933-1991
Косинский Е. 1933-1991
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Косиньский Е. 1933-1991
Левинкопф Е. Н. 1933-1991
Левинкопф Й 1933-1991
Јежи Косински
יז'י קושינסקי
נובק, יוסף
קושינסקי, יז׳י 1933־
קושינסקי, יז׳י, 1933-1991־
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코진스키, 저지 1933-
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