WorldCat Identities

Taylor, Chad 1964-

Works: 15 works in 74 publications in 5 languages and 1,026 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Documentary films  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Short stories, New Zealand  Caricatures and cartoons  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9639.3.T32, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Chad Taylor
Most widely held works by Chad Taylor
Departure lounge by Chad Taylor( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman mysteriously disappears. The lives of those she has left behind--family, acquaintances and strangers intrigued by her disappearance--intersect to form a captivating latticework of odd coincidences and surprising twists of fate
Shirker : a novel by Chad Taylor( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Futures broker Ellerslie Penrose has been living alone in his office in downtown Auckland, dealing with his clients over the phone and getting little sleep. One day he discovers a wallet and shows it to a cop, and that's all it takes to involve him in the murder of Tad Ash
Electric by Chad Taylor( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Usher's pursuit of the truth leads him into an underworld of chaos and turbulence, where numbers rule and love and friendship collide
Buskers( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his directorial debut Mad Chad Taylor, the renowned Venice Beach chainsaw Juggler, has created a one of a kind documentary that goes deep inside the hidden world of street performers. Amid rare footage of the most shocking and inspired street acts from around the world, one performer after another pulls back the makeshift curtain. Their acts are astonishing; their stories, more amazing still. Here is the tightrope walker, the razor blade muncher, the sidewalk samurai, the tattooed man. Meet The Fireman who lost his teeth to his fire-eating act, and the Calypso Tumbler who's buying up real estate in the Caribbean. This is the human condition at its most freakishly wonderful
Heaven : a novel by Chad Taylor( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a city becomes stranded in summer its inhabitants lose themselves in games: games of money and chance, games of possession and loss, games of sex. The players with most to gain are Robert, Jennifer, Stanner and Doctor Melrose. Others have nothing to lose. Everyone is playing, everyone is at the table. They bluff and they raise, they call, they play the odds. Soon they will be playing a new game: telling what is real from what is not. Heaven is very good at this - mainly because Heaven knows what comes next. Heaven dreams the future and all you have to do is sit back and wait for it to happen
Pack of lies by Chad Taylor( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catrina Phillips is falling out of love, and this weekend she's going to hit the ground. This story captures the rootlessness, arbitrariness and aridity of city life in the 1990s
The man who wasn't feeling himself : short stories by Chad Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'église de John Coltrane by Chad Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En prenant possession des lieux ou vivait son défunt père, critique de jazz, un architecte d'Auckland nommé Robert Marling découvre le manuscrit énigmatique rédigé par une chanteuse de jazz chinoise disparue au sommet de sa gloire à Shanghai en 1941, durant l'occupation japonaise
Fuori dal tempo by Chad Taylor( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An architect, being sued for divorce and struggling with booze and gambling, finds work remodeling a friend's strip club. There he meets a transsexual stripper who is bothered by accurate, but extremely violent, visions of future events, which begin to include the architect. Finally, the scenes from the visions become reality
Zabušant by Chad Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Croatian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brighter future : imagining life in 21st century New Zealand( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blog which looks in a light-hearted way at the future in New Zealand with comic-strips accompanying most entries. Website by Jonathan King in collaboration with Chad Taylor and other contributors
Spectrum. 2 : an anthology of short stories by new graduate writers( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Departure lounge
Shirker : a novelElectricHeaven : a novel
Alternative Names
Chad Taylor écrivain néo-zélandais

Chad Taylor escritor neozelandés

Chad Taylor romanschrijver uit Nieuw-Zeeland

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