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Jones, Thom

Overview
Works: 16 works in 60 publications in 7 languages and 2,404 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.O546, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Thom Jones
Publications by Thom Jones
Publications by Thom Jones, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Thom Jones
The pugilist at rest : stories by Thom Jones( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
14 stories grouped into four parts: the horrors of Vietnam; men at war with women; the difficulties of divorce, mental defects, and the ravages of cancer; and battling epilepsy and alcoholism
Cold snap : stories by Thom Jones( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 673 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories, many on the experiences of white people with the heat and savagery of Africa. The title story is on a burned-out American doctor. By the author of The Puglist at Rest
Sonny Liston was a friend of mine : stories by Thom Jones( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
In the title story, a boxer has more problems at home than in the ring, 40, Still at Home is on a grown man still living with his mother, while A Run through the Jungle is a covert mission during the Vietnam War
Le pugiliste au repos : nouvelles by Thom Jones( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
L'auteur livre dans ces nouvelles sa vision de la condition humaine, brutale et sombre : le poignant et dernier combat d'un boxer alcoolique, les visions hallucinatoires d'un Américain égaré à Bombay, etc
Coup de froid : nouvelles by Thom Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Sonny Liston était mon ami : nouvelles by Thom Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
El púgil en reposo by Thom Jones( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
De vuistvechter : verhalen by Thom Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sonny Liston fue mi amigo by Thom Jones( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Il pugile a riposo by Thom Jones( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sonny Liston era mio amico by Thom Jones( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Ola de frío by Thom Jones( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Po skończonej walce by Thom Jones( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The dark city by Thom Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Derek and Deanna follow their grandfather to Elestra where they learn that they are the last hope against a dark wizard in a race to collect the fifteen magical moonstones. They'll need all the help they can get from Tobungus, the tap-dancing mushroom man, Iszarre, the powerful wizard/fry cook and Glabber, the butter-craving snake wizard. Talking books, book fairies, flying coyote birdmen, devious hot peppers, and a short-tempered frog make their first adventure in Elestra one to remember" -- p. [4] of cover
The giants of the Baroka Valley by Thom Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Deanna and Derek set out on their second adventure in Elestra with Tobungus the mushroom man at their side. Along the way, they meet Zorell, a cat who has a hate/hate relationship with Tobungus, and ride a giant goose to the Boaroka Valley. In the land where everything is huge, from the plants and animals to the grains of sand on a beach, they face off against Eldrack, fend off some sickening gong music, and sail down the River of the Dragon's Breath on an unusual boat. In the end, they are left with a new mystery and a plate of panpies (er, pancakes)" -- p. [4] of cover
The desert of the crescent dunes by Thom Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Deanna and Derek venture outside of Magia for the first time. Their new friend Zorell joins them on the trip to the Desert Realm, much to Tobungus' dismay. It's a good thing he does, because his dancing proves to be a powerful weapon against Eldrack's army of tentacled sand beasts. Fortunately, the Desert Realm isn't without friends. They meet a resourceful girl named Dahlia who feeds them sugary lizard tails and reads prophecies woven in a hidden tapestry. To excape from Eldrack's reach and return the moonstone to the arch, they must cross the Great Snort Pit in a boat scarred with frighteningly large bite marks" -- p. [4] of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Jones, Thom 1945?-...
ジョーンズ, トム
Languages
English (35)
Spanish (7)
Japanese (6)
French (4)
Italian (4)
Polish (2)
Dutch (1)
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