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Vlautin, Willy

Overview
Works: 38 works in 166 publications in 8 languages and 3,631 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Short stories  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Psychological fiction  Anecdotes  Road fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PS3622.L38, 813.6
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Publications about Willy Vlautin
Publications by Willy Vlautin
Most widely held works about Willy Vlautin
 
Most widely held works by Willy Vlautin
Lean on Pete : a novel by Willy Vlautin( Book )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Left homeless by the death of his father, fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson sets off with a racehorse, Lean on Pete, on a perilous trek from Portland, Oregon to Wyoming to find a distant aunt, hoping to regain stability in his life
The free : a novel by Willy Vlautin( Book )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Severely wounded in the Iraq war, Leroy Kervin has lived in a group home for eight years. Frustrated by the simplest daily routines, he finds his existence has become unbearable. An act of desperation helps him disappear deep into his mind, into a world of romance and science fiction, danger and adventure where he is whole once again. Freddie McCall, the night man at Leroy's group home, works two jobs yet still can't make ends meet. He's lost his wife and kids, and the house is next. Medical bills have buried him in debt, a situation that propels him to consider a lucrative--and dangerous--proposition. Pauline Hawkins, a nurse, cares for the sick and wounded, including Leroy. She also looks after her mentally ill elderly father. Yet she remains emotionally removed, until she meets a young runaway who touches something deep and unexpected inside her
Northline : a novel by Willy Vlautin( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Fleeing her abusive boyfriend, Allison Johnson moves to Reno to start a new life for herself but, haunted by the mistakes of her past, finds solace in imaginary conversations with her hero, Paul Newman
The motel life : a novel by Willy Vlautin( Book )
36 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 668 libraries worldwide
Brothers Frank and Jerry Lee are on the run after a hit-and-run accident. Interweaving past and present, Vlautin unfolds the story of their unhappy lives--lives afflicted by drink, bleak economic circumstances, and family misfortune
Please : fiction inspired by the Smiths by Peter Wild( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The music of the Smiths and their iconic frontman Morrissey is beautiful, witty, melancholic'music that makes outsiders feel as though they are part of something. Now an eclectic collection of acclaimed, up-and-coming writers lets their love of the band, its words and music, manifest itself in literary form with smart, emotion-filled, Smiths-inspired short fiction. In Please, edited by Peter Wild, love blooms by the cemetery gates and the death of a Miami disco dancer inspires a new TV show. Shoplifters of the world unite to tug a reluctant aardvark from a hole, while a naked birthday rendition of "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" is beamed across the globe. Here is fiction that melds the worlds of music and literature while celebrating the unique artistic contributions of one of the most beloved bands of the past two and a half decades
The free : a novel by Willy Vlautin( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Leroy Kervin is a 31 year old Iraqi War veteran living with a traumatic brain injury. Freddie McCall is a middle aged father working two jobs. He's lost his wife and kids, and is close to losing his house. Pauline Hawkins takes care of everyone else around her. She cares for her mentally ill father out of a deep sense of obligation and is a nurse at the local hospital. The lives of these three characters intersect as they look for meaning in desperate times
The motel life ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Based on the popular novel by Willy Vlautin a searing and profound examination of brotherhood set in the timeless Sierra Nevadan frontier. Frank and Jerry Lee Flannigan work odd jobs, drink hard, and drift from motel to motel. Their only escape is through Frank₂s fantastic stories and Jerry Lee₂s rich illustrations. Everything changes when Jerry Lee is involved in a hit-and-run accident, which forces the brothers across the state to the home of Frank₂s old flame, Annie
Blankets by Tracker (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A Jockey's Christmas by Willy Vlautin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
We used to think the freeway sounded like a river by Richmond Fontaine( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Colfax by Delines (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Northline leicht gekürzte, inszenierte Lesung ( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Lost son by Richmond Fontaine( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Stray dogs : writing from the other America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Fitzgerald by Richmond Fontaine( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Motel life by Willy Vlautin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Post to wire by Richmond Fontaine (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The high country by Richmond Fontaine( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Winnemucca by Richmond Fontaine( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Willy vlautin collection by Willy Vlautin( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Willy Vlautin American writer
Willy Vlautin Amerikaans romanschrijver
Willy Vlautin amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Musiker
Languages
English (94)
German (22)
Swedish (8)
French (5)
Italian (4)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (3)
Korean (1)
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