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Tevis, Walter S.

Overview
Works: 129 works in 610 publications in 16 languages and 9,204 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Sports films  Science fiction  Science fiction films  Psychological fiction  Subculture films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PS3570.E95, 813.54
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The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Book )

115 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,629 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 )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,090 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 )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 888 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 639 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 )

48 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 578 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 )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 479 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 )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 401 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 Queen's gambit by Walter S Tevis( )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 8-jarig weesmeisje ontdekt dat zij een natuurtalent in het schaken is. Zij groeit uit tot de hoogst geclassificeerde vrouw in de geschiedenis van het spel maar de prijs daarvoor is hoog
The hustler by Robert Rossen( Visual )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast Eddie Felson, een arrogante en immorele oplichter die biljartzalen afstruint en iedereen kaalplukt, verliest zelf al zijn bezittingen en zwicht voor een aanbod om een winstgevende partij te spelen, waarmee hij in de fuik van de onderwereld is beland
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 114 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 man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Recording )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 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 queen's gambit by Walter S Tevis( Recording )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth was very young, struggling for survival in a hostile, incomprehensible world when she found it-an elegant, deadly game, difficult for some, yet strangely easy for her. It gave her strength and power-as long as she won
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 54 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
Mockingbird by Walter S Tevis( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegiac dystopia of mankind coming to terms with its own imminent extinction. Mockingbird was nominated for a Nebula Award for Best Novel
The man who fell to earth by David Fickling( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hustler by Walter S Tevis( )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it was first published in 1959, The Hustler was the first--and the best--novel written about billiards in the 400-year history of the game. The book quickly won a respected readership and later an audience for the movie with the same name starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason
Du service des avant-postes et des petites operations de la guerre by Walter S Tevis( )

4 editions published in 1858 in French and Latin and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haie der Großstadt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who fell to Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visitor from another planet tries to colonize Earth, but his powers are destroyed and he ends up an alcoholic cripple
The color of money : Cocktail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 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
 
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Tevis Walter

Tevis Walter 1928-1984

Tevis, Walter S. 1928-

Tevis, Walter S. (Walter Stone), 1928-

Tevis Walter Stone

Tevis, Walter Stone 1928-

Tevis, Walter Stone 1928-1984

Trevis, Walter 1928-1984

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Walter Tevis Amerikaans schrijver (1928-1984)

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Уолтер Тевис

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테비스, 월터

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