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Chabon, Michael

Overview
Works: 180 works in 1,168 publications in 24 languages and 50,854 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Adapter, Conceptor, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3553.H15, 813.54
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The amazing adventures of Kavalier and Clay : a novel by Michael Chabon( Book )
104 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 4,215 libraries worldwide
With this brilliant novel, the bestselling author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys gives us an exhilarating triumph of language and invention, a stunning novel in which the tragicomic adventures of a couple of boy geniuses reveal much about what happened to America in the middle of the twentieth century. Like Phillip Roth's American Pastoral or Don DeLillo's Underworld, Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a superb novel with epic sweep, spanning continents and eras, a masterwork by one of America's finest writers. It is New York City in 1939. Joe Kavalier, a young artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdini-esque escape, has just pulled off his greatest feat to date: smuggling himself out of Nazi-occupied Prague. He is looking to make big money, fast, so that he can bring his family to freedom. His cousin, Brooklyn's own Sammy Clay, is looking for a collaborator to create the heroes, stories, and art for the latest novelty to hit the American dreamscape: the comic book. Out of their fantasies, fears, and dreams, Joe and Sammy weave the legend of that unforgettable champion the Escapist. And inspired by the beautiful and elusive Rosa Saks, a woman who will be linked to both men by powerful ties of desire, love, and shame, they create the otherworldly mistress of the night, Luna Moth. As the shadow of Hitler falls across Europe and the world, the Golden Age of comic books has begun. The brilliant writing that has led critics to compare Michael Chabon to John Cheever and Vladimir Nabokov is everywhere apparent in The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Chabon writes "like a magical spider, effortlessly spinning out elaborate webs of words that ensnare the reader," wrote Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times about Wonder Boys-and here he has created, in Joe Kavalier, a hero for the century. Annotation. With this brilliant novel, the bestselling author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys gives us an exhilarating triumph of language and invention, a stunning novel in which the tragicomic adventures of a couple of boy geniuses reveal much about what happened to America in the middle of the twentieth century. Like Phillip Roth's American Pastoral or Don DeLillo's Underworld, Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a superb novel with epic sweep, spanning continents and eras, a masterwork by one of America's finest writers
The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel by Michael Chabon( Book )
89 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 4,047 libraries worldwide
In a world in which Alaska, rather than Israel, has become the homeland for the Jews following World War II, Detective Meyer Landsman and his half-Tlingit partner Berko investigate the death of a heroin-addicted chess prodigy
Telegraph Avenue : a novel by Michael Chabon( Book )
59 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,032 libraries worldwide
In this novel the author takes us to Telegraph Avenue. It is a story that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California, families, one black and one white. Here he creates a world grounded in pop culture: Kung Fu, 1970s Blaxploitation films, vinyl LPs, jazz and soul music, and an epic of friendship, race, and secret histories. Longtime band mates Archy and Nat preside over Brokeland Records, a used-record emporium. All is well until a former NFL quarterback, one of the country's richest African Americans, decides to build his latest Dogpile megastore on nearby Telegraph Avenue. Not only could this spell doom for the little shop and its cross-race, cross-class dream, but it opens up past history regarding Archy's untethered dad and a Black Panther-era crime
Gentlemen of the road by Michael Chabon( Book )
62 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,763 libraries worldwide
Author Michael Chabon summons the rollicking spirit of legendary adventures--from "The Arabian Nights" to Alexandre Dumas--in a new novel with a cast of characters worthy of Scheherazade's most tantalizing tales
Summerland by Michael Chabon( Book )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,577 libraries worldwide
Ethan Feld, the worst baseball player in the history of the game, finds himself recruited by a 100-year-old scout to help a band of fairies triumph over an ancient enemy
The mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon( Book )
89 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 2,393 libraries worldwide
This summer Art Bechstein graduates from college and finds himself poised on the brink of freedom and limitless possibilities
Wonder boys by Michael Chabon( Book )
63 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,352 libraries worldwide
In a story exploring the theme of the artist's isolation, Grady Tripp, an obese, aging writer who has lost his way, and debauched editor Terry Crabree struggle to rekindle their friendship, a sense of adventure, and purpose in their lives
The final solution : a story of detection by Michael Chabon( Book )
52 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,112 libraries worldwide
An eighty-nine-year-old former detective in rural England becomes involved with a young refugee from Nazi Germany whose sole companion, an African grey parrot, spews out a series of numbers that could hold the key to a dangerous secret
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
Spider-Man 2: Though Peter Parker tries to leave his crime-fighting life behind him in order to live an ordinary one, a new danger in the form of Doc Ock, forces him to return as Spider-Man, to save the city and the woman he loves
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( visu )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
The astonishing secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
A young superhero describes his awesome powers, which he then demonstrates as various foes arrive on the scene
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands by Michael Chabon( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays on books and why they matter, by the Pulitzer-award winning writer of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and The Yiddish Policeman's Union
A model world and other stories by Michael Chabon( Book )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories includes "A Model World", Millionaires", and a series of tales about a young boy experiencing the pain of his parents imminent divorce
The Yiddish policemen's union by Michael Chabon( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
A murder mystery set in the imaginary Jewish homeland that is Alaska
Telegraph Avenue : a novel by Michael Chabon( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
Longtime band mates Archy and Nat preside over Brokeland Records, a used-record emporium. All's well until a former NFL quarterback, one of the country's richest African Americans, decides to build his latest Dogpile megastore on nearby Telegraph Avenue. Not only could this spell doom for the little shop and its cross-race, cross-class dream, but it opens up past history regarding Archy's untethered dad and a Black Panther-era crime
Werewolves in their youth : stories by Michael Chabon( Book )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Stories on a variety of subjects. The title story in on boys playing at werewolves, Son of the Wolfman is on a husband's reaction when his childless wife decides to keep the baby from a rape, and Mrs. Box is on a man who tries to rob his ex-wife's grandmother. By the author of Wonder Boys
The final solution a story of detection by Michael Chabon( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 822 libraries worldwide
In deep retirement in the English countryside, an 89-year-old man, vaguely recollected by the locals as a former detective, is more concerned with his beekeeping than his fellow man. Into his life wanders Linus Steinman, nine years old and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany with his sole companion: an African grey parrot. What is the meaning of the mysterious strings of numbers the bird spews out-a top secret SS code? A Swiss bank account? Or do they hold a far more sinister significance? Though the solution to this case may be beyond the reach of the once-famed sleuth, the true story of the boy and his parrot is revealed in a wrenching resolution
Gentlemen of the road [a tale of adventure] by Michael Chabon( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
A physician and an ex-soldier travel together making their way through the Caucasus Mountains, circa a.d. 950. They meet a prince of the Khazar Empire who was usurped by his uncle and he enlists their help to regain his throne
McSweeney's mammoth treasury of thrilling tales by Michael Chabon( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Collects short stories about mummies, Nazis, witches, murder, and time travel by such authors as Stephen King, Michael Crichton, and Kelly Link
The best American short stories, 2005 by Michael Chabon( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
"In "Until Gwen," Dennis Lehane offers a narrative experiment and a haunting picture of a father and son. Tom Perrotta's "The Smile on Happy Chang's Face" explores a Little League umpire's attempt to cope with his biggest personal regret and the inability to make a decisive call on the field. Thomas McGuane's "Old Friends" examines the intersection of shared history and obligation, while Joyce Carol Oates meditates on the inescapable bonds of family in "Cousins." In "Stone Animals," Kelly Link takes a chilling look at a family spiraling beyond control in the surreal landscape of their new home. By turns humorous, poignant, and profound, the stories of 2005 add up to an eclectic installment of this anthology."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Chabon, Maĭkl
Michael Chabon americký spisovatel
Michael Chabon Amerikaans schrijver
Michael Chabon écrivain, romancier, essayiste
Michael Chabon scrittore, saggista e sceneggiatore statunitense
Michael Chabon US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Sheybon, Maiḳl 1963-
Майкл Шабон
Майкъл Шейбон
Чабон, Майкл
Шейбон, Майкл
מייקל שייבון
مایکل شیبن
シェイボン, M
シェイボン, マイケル
マイケル・シェイボン
麥可·謝朋
Languages
English (608)
German (50)
Spanish (48)
French (43)
Italian (31)
Dutch (20)
Czech (12)
Danish (12)
Chinese (8)
Catalan (6)
Hebrew (5)
Russian (5)
Polish (4)
Portuguese (3)
Croatian (3)
Korean (3)
Romanian (3)
Serbian (3)
Finnish (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Slovenian (1)
Thai (1)
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