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Tevis, Walter S.

Works: 75 works in 431 publications in 14 languages and 8,563 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Science fiction films  Science fiction  Film and video adaptations  Sports films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: PS3570.E95, 813.54
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The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Book )

91 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.J. Newton is an extraterrestrial who goes to Earth on a desperate mission of mercy. But instead of aid, Newton discovers loneliness and despair that ultimately ends in tragedy
The Queen's gambit by Walter S Tevis( Book )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taught chess by the janitor at her orphanage, Beth becomes a prodigy. As a teenager she plays for the world championship, but must conquer her fear to win
Mockingbird by Walter S Tevis( Book )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world where mankind is dying, humans wander through life in a drugged electronic bliss. Quick sex is the norm, and some people would rather commit suicide than live in hopelessness. Humanity's salvation rests with an android who has no desire to live, and a man and a woman who must discover love, hope, and dreams of a world reborn
The steps of the sun by Walter S Tevis( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 2063 and all energy sources have been depleted or declared unsafe. An ice age has begun, China's world dominance is growing, and America is sliding into impotence. Only Ben Belson, a New York financier, has any hope of reversing the decline of civilization. Undaunted by the apathy around him, haunted by emotional problems that are driving him toward suicide, he embarks on a highly publicized search for an extraterrestrial fuel supply. Though he sleeps through the long night of space, fate brings him to his star. What happens there shocks him back into sanity and life
The hustler by Walter S Tevis( Book )

47 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hustler is about the victories and losses of one "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from town to town conning strangers into thinking they could beat him at the game when in fact, he is a skillful player who has never lost a game. Until he meets his match in Minnesota Fats, the true king of the poolroom, causing his life to change drastically. This is a classic tale of a man's struggle with his soul and his self-esteem
Far from home by Walter S Tevis( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the competitive pool thriller The Hustler and the groundbreaking sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth, Walter Tevis was also a master of the short story. His work was published in Playboy , Redbook , Cosmopolitan , and many other magazines. This anthology collects some of his best short work. Full of wit, surprise, dark humor, and deep emotion, these stories pack a punch and are ideal for fans of his longer work or those looking for an introduction to one of America's most iconic sci-fi writers. "The poetic imprints of a fine writer's trail." The Times
The color of money by Walter S Tevis( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 20 years of hibernation, former pool champion "Fast" Eddie Felson is now ready to regain the skills needed to compete in a world of pool that has changed dramatically since he left it behind. "The Color of Money" is the source of the 1986 film starring Paul Newman in the role he had originated in "The Hustler."
The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Recording )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUMMARY; A science-fiction story in which a frail and exotic alien is exposed to and ultimately overcome by technology, capitalism and earthly love
The hustler by Robert Rossen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amoral, arrogant pool hustler who haunts backroom pool halls gets a real chance at fame when he faces the legendary Minnesota Fats in a personal competition
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newman stars as Fast Eddie Felson, a one-time big pool hustler who makes a comeback with Cruise as his partner. Sequel to The Hustler
The queen's gambit by Walter S Tevis( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colour of money by Walter S Tevis( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haie der Grostadt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een buitenaardse en hoogstbegaafde man komt naar de aarde om een middel te vinden waarmee hij zijn vrouw en kinderen van een tot sterven gedoemde planeet kan redden. Seks, bedrog en geweld doen hem echter zijn identiteit verliezen
The color of money Cocktail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Color of money: An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler. Cocktail: An ambitious young bartender becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side until a new romantic interest causes him to look at life differently
Der Mann, der vom Himmel fiel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Bewohner eines vom Wassermangel bedrohten Planeten kommt auf die Erde, um die Wasservorräte seinem Heimatstern nutzbar zu machen. Um Einflu zu gewinnen, setzt er seine überirdischen Fähigkeiten ein und wendet die skrupellosen Geschäftsmethoden der Erdenbewohner an. Schnell gewinnt er Ansehen und Macht, diese kehrt sich jedoch im entscheidenden Augenblick gegen ihn. Ohne Aussicht auf Rückkehr versinkt er in Lasterhaftigkeit. Eigenwilliger Science-Fiction-Film mit einer Überfülle an Ideen, der seine ausgefallenen filmischen Mittel mit viel Geschick einsetzt. Eine bedenkenswerte Geschichte über die Chancenlosigkeit des Individuums in einer Gesellschaft des Konsums und der Konzerne. (Früherer Titel: "Der Mann, der auf die Erde fiel") (Lexikon des internationalen Films 2000/2001 (CD-ROM)
Die Farbe des Geldes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in German and Czech and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein alternder Pool-Billardspieler, der zu einem eleganten Zyniker geworden ist, selbst nicht mehr spielt und sich Spieler als "Investitionsobjekte" hält, entdeckt das Talent eines junges Mannes, der eine Verkörperung spielerischer Unschuld ist. Der Alte schickt sich an, den Jungen zum Profi auszubilden. Die vorhersehbare Handlung gewinnt Profil und Spannung aus der Konzentration auf den persönlichen Konflikt, woraus Martin Scorsese eine moralphilosophische Reflexion über Korruption und Unschuld, Lebenslust und Resignation, Aktion und Passivität, Jugend und Alter entwickelt; dicht inszeniert und fotografiert. ("Fortsetzung" von "Haie der Grostadt", 1961) (Lex. d. I. Films)
La couleur de l'argent : roman by Walter S Tevis( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les salles de billard enfumées où il passait ses nuits, on l'appelait "l'arnaqueur". Mais tout le monde l'appelait "Eddie-Vite-Fait" parce qu'il était le plus rapide. Il joua donc sa dernière partie contre Minnesota Fats qui, de l'avis général était le meilleur joueur de billard qu'on ait jamais vu en Amérique
El Buscavidas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Felson (Newman) es un joven, arrogante y amoral buscavidas que frecuenta salas de billar, dejando pelado a cualquiera que empuñe un taco. Decidido a ser aclamado como el mejor, Eddie busca al legendario Gordo de Minnesota (Gleason), apoyado por Bert Gordon (Scott) un agresivo jugador. Eddie podría batir al campeón, pero se ve derrotado por su baja autoestima. El amor de una solitaria mujer (Laurie) podría volver a sacarle de esta vida, pero Eddie no descansará hasta vencer al Gordo de Minnesota, sin importarle el precio que tenga que pagar por ello
Loin du pays natal nouvelles by Walter S Tevis( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.15 for The color ... to 0.98 for The hustle ...)

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Tevis, Walter.

Tevis Walter 1928-1984

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Tevis, Walter Stone 1928-1984

Trevis, Walter 1928-1984

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The Queen's gambitMockingbirdThe hustlerThe color of moneyThe man who fell to EarthMy life with the Hustler