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Moody, Rick

Works: 180 works in 481 publications in 7 languages and 12,863 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Biography  Dystopias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Other, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PR4750, 823.8
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The diviners : a novel by Rick Moody( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
A proposed television miniseries becomes the focus of a brutal rivalry between a hot-tempered production head, a Sikh cab driver, a bipolar bicycle messenger, and other industry wannabes
Purple America : a novel by Rick Moody( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
A son returns home to look after his mother, abandoned by his stepfather. The novel follows him as he handles the chores, gets drunk and has a romance on the side. The mother, in a wheel chair and incontinent, extracts a promise that he will kill her if she gets worse. In the background hovers the stepfather, unable to decide whether to return. The setting is a wealthy suburb in Connecticut. By the author of The Ice Storm
The ice storm by Rick Moody( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
The Ice Storm explores what it was like to be part of a family at a time when all of American culture seemed to be in prolonged adolescence, when the music was bad, the psychology was astral, everybody had shag carpet, and it seemed the best a family could do was to fall apart gracefully. By turns acerbic, hilarious, and lacerating, this is a novel with edge and heart, a chronicle to be savored by everyone who survived the '70s or the suburbs
Demonology : stories by Rick Moody( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
These stories are abundant proof of Rick Moody's grace as a stylist and a shaper of interior lives. He writes with equal force about the blithe energies of youth ("Boys") and the rueful onset of middle age ("Hawaiian Night"), about midwestern optimists ("Double Zero") and West Coast strategists ("Baggage Carousel"), about visionary exhilaration ("Forecast from the Retail Desk") and delusional catharsis ("Surplus Value Books: Catalog Number 13"). The astounding title story, which has already been reprinted in four different anthologies, is a masterpiece of remembrance and thwarted love
The four fingers of death : a novel by Rick Moody( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Montese Crandall, a down-on-his-luck writer with a wife who is gravely ill, pens a novelization of the 2025 remake of a 1963 horror movie, wherein an animated dismembered arm, missing its middle finger, is the only remnant that returns to Earth from a mission to Mars
Right livelihoods : three novellas by Rick Moody( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Presents three novellas, including "K&K," about an office manager who receives frightening notes in a suggestion box, and "The Albertine Notes," in which a mind-altering drug dominates life in post-apocalypse New York City
Garden State : a novel by Rick Moody( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
"Traces a group of friends in Haledon, New Jersey, through one spring in their rocky passage toward adulthood. They are out of school, trying to start a band, trying to find work, looking for something to do in the degraded terrain of their suburban hometown."--P. [4] of cover
The ring of brightest angels around Heaven : a novella and stories by Rick Moody( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
A novella follows three people's descent into depravity in the drug netherworld of 1980s New York. The additional 10 stories include Primary Sources, an autobiography written in the form of bibliographic footnotes, and The Grid, reflections on a first kiss
On celestial music : and other adventures in listening by Rick Moody( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
A novelist discusses his love of music and how it inspires his writing, including his infatuation with the Velvet Underground as well as more modern bands including Magnetic Fields, Wilco, and The Pogues
Joyful noise : the New Testament revisited ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A collection of original essays by twenty-one Christian writers: Rick Moody, Catherine Bowman, Kim Wozencraft, Joanna Scott, Madison Smartt Bell, Stephen Westfall, Jim Lewis, Ann Powers, Lucy Grealy, Bell Hooks, Lisa Shea, Jeffrey Eugenides, Joseph Caldwell, Ann Patchett, Eurydice, Benjamin Cheever, Lydia Davis, Coco Fusco, Barry Hannah, April Bernard, and Darcey Steinke
The mayor of Casterbridge; the life and death of a man of character by Thomas Hardy( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
"The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with an act of such heartlessness and cruelty that it still shocks today. Michael Henchard, an out-of-work hay-trusser, gets drunk at a fair and for five guineas sells his wife and child to a sailor. When the horror of his act finally sets in, Henchard swears he will not touch alcohol for twenty-one years. Through hard work and acumen, he becomes rich, respected, and eventually the mayor of Casterbridge. But eighteen years after his fateful oath, his wife and daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, return to Casterbridge, and his fortunes steadily decline."--BOOK JACKET
Roy Lichtenstein : Times Square Mural : a catalogue published on the occasion of the unveiling of the Times Square Mural and the exhibition at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, September 5-October 19, 2002 by Roy Lichtenstein( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"This exhibition includes the initial color collage plus the full scale black-and-white maquette of the mural with additional drawings, sketch and source books, comic books and other of Roy's paintings, sculptures and drawings dating from the early 1960s to the 1990s"--P. 17
Fred Tomaselli : ten year survey by Fred Tomaselli( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Hover by Gregory Crewdson( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
The changeling by Joy Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The Omega force : three novellas by Rick Moody( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The Story and Its Writer : An Introduction to Short Fiction ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
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ムーディ, リック
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