WorldCat Identities

Yglesias, Jose

Overview
Works: 45 works in 170 publications in 6 languages and 7,443 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Catalogs  Political fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Other, Translator
Classifications: PS3575.G5, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jose Yglesias
 
Most widely held works by Jose Yglesias
The Franco years by Jose Yglesias( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The raptors and other birds by Leonard Baskin( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan and the Hispanics by Jose Yglesias( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yale Freshman Tristan Granados is sent by his bourgeois Boston family to Tampa, Florida, to resolve his grandfather's estate as quickly as possible. Like his grandfather before him, Tristan's plans are undermined at every turn by the bevy of Latino cousins who try to impress him even as they try to connive him out of his - and his WASP family's - inheritance. As he watches the antics of his fiery and hilarious family, Tristan is forced to confront his own identity and his heritage."--Jacket
Home again by Jose Yglesias( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home again is the story "of an artist coming to terms with his life and his art."
Down there by Jose Yglesias( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The truth about them by Jose Yglesias( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pini is determined to preserve the stories told by the female members of his Cuban-American family
A wake in Ybor city by Jose Yglesias( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of a 1963 novel on Cuban immigrants. The protagonists are three sisters, part of a group working in a cigar factory in Florida. The novel looks at their assimilation into U.S. society
The kill price : a novel by Jose Yglesias( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He and Wolf are friends, old friends, the kind that toss out one-liners about each other's ethnicity (Mexican, Jew), bat about the intricacies of American politics, and catalog past sexual conquests like a shopping list. But their friendship has been burdened with Wolf's declining physical health for some time. They have long ago burned out their hope for a miraculous recovery. Loved ones and associates from Wolf's past converge in his apartment. Barbs are thrown, relationships damaged, everything breaks open until Jack begins to question his life, his identity, and even his career as a journalist."--Jacket
Double double by Jose Yglesias( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old gents by Jose Yglesias( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An octogenarian novelist who is resigned to death regains the desire to live, on being smitten by a woman some 60 years his junior. Pops will need all the energy he can muster because competing for the lady's affection are three other men, one of them his son
An orderly life by Jose Yglesias( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic novel by an acclaimed Cuban-American writer captures a past idealism in American history and politics
The guns in the closet by Jose Yglesias( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about Hispanics. They include The Girls on the Block, on a respectable grandmother who raises eyebrows by her friendship for a prostitute, to In the Bronx, on a middle-class woman adjusting to her low-class neighbors
Break-in by Jose Yglesias( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tampa, a retired fire chief foils a burglary in his house, but the thief makes off with his car. When the thief, who is a black youth returns the car, a friendship develops and eventually the fire chief, a Latino redneck, becomes the boy's guardian. By the author of Tristan and the Hispanics
In the fist of the revolution : life in Castro's Cuba by Jose Yglesias( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in 6 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goodbye land by Jose Yglesias( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American writer makes a pilgrimage to his deceased father's village in the province of Galicia, Spain
One German dead by Jose Yglesias( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Spain under Franco by Jose Yglesias( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jose Yglesias was interviewed by Joan Martin Burke
Diptera : a book of flies & other insects by Leonard Baskin( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The etchings vary in size, location on the page and shape of the plate mark. One of the illustrations, "Tachina grossa," is comprised of 3 separate impressions from the same plate (4 in the deluxe suite); "House fly," the final etching, is printed from a plate in the shape of a housefly. "Many of the etchings are printed in color, some in the French a la poupee manner, others are printed onto colored papers, employing the finesse of the Chine-colle process, & several have printed color overlays"--Prospectus
 
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The old gents
Alternative Names
Jose Yglesias Amerikaans schrijver (1919-1995)

Yglesias, Jose

Yglesias, Jose 1919-

Languages
English (108)

French (4)

Italian (3)

Danish (2)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Home againThe truth about themA wake in Ybor cityThe kill price : a novelDouble doubleThe old gentsAn orderly lifeThe guns in the closetBreak-in