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Garrett, George 1929-2008

Overview
Works: 345 works in 697 publications in 1 language and 24,138 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Biographical fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Interviews  Screenplays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Signer, Contributor, Former owner
Classifications: PS3557.A72, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Garrett
Days of our lives lie in fragments : new and old poems, 1957-1997 by George Garrett( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although George Garrett is best known for his outstanding fiction, he has also written a large body of superb poetry. This generous compilation, brings together the work of almost a half-century and adds to it some forty-three new poems
Double vision : a novel by George Garrett( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shotgun marriage of fact and fiction by one of the most highly regarded writers and teachers of our time. A writer named George Garrett, suffering from double vision as a result of a neurological disorder, is asked to review a recent, first biography of the late Peter Taylor, a renowned writer who has been his long-time friend and neighbor in Charlottesville. Reflecting on their relationship, Garrett conceives of a character€"not unlike himself€"a writer in his early 70s, ill and suffering from double vision, named Frank Toomer. He gives Toomer a neighbor, a distinguished short story write
Death of the fox by George Garrett( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the English Renaissance, Sir Walter Raleigh rises to become a favorite and trusted counselor of Elizabeth I
The succession : a novel of Elizabeth and James by George Garrett( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Elizabeth I is dying, the past is seen through various members of her court, each of them wondering who will be Britain's next ruler
Entered from the sun by George Garrett( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on an investigation into the murder of Christopher Marlowe in London in 1597
The sounder few; essays from the Hollins critic by R. H. W Dillard( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mother is hospitalized, everyone in the Ross household must finally face the long ignored problem that seven-year-old James is not a baby, a slow learner, or lazy, but mentally retarded
Film scripts by George Garrett( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Jones by George Garrett( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snopes by William Faulkner( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three full-length novels compose the Snopes trilogy. In "The Hamlet," the cunning Flem Snopes is introduced with other members of his conniving family. Flem's dream is to marry Eula Varner and remake the small world of Frenchman's Bend as his own personal kingdom. In "The Town," Flem sets his sights on the county seat of Yoknapatawpha County, Jefferson, in a ruthless bid for even more power. Finally, in "The Mansion," Mink Snopes brings down his cousin Flem with an uncharacteristic Snopes sense of honor
The King of Babylon shall not come against you by George Garrett( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer researches a murderous week, 25 years ago in his hometown: two murders, a robbery and a suicide. As he talks to people, there emerges a society where morality has gone out the window. A social commentary on our times in the form of a crime novel
The writer's voice; conversations with contemporary writers by John Graham( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evening performance by George Garrett( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a special joy in seeing a virtuoso at work, achieving the fulfillment of his art. In a prodigious literary career, demonstrating a virtually limitless range, George Garrett's dazzling versatility has won high esteem and critical acclaim for his novels, plays, poetry, biography, and short fiction. Now, as testimony to George Garrett's vivid storytelling powers, An Evening's Performance: New and Selected Short Stories encompasses some of his best work of the past thirty years. Widely admired for his masterworks of Elizabethan times, Garrett's stories here are contemporary, colloquial, humorous, bittersweet, deeply felt without sentimentality. Garrett's gift for language, his forthright and compelling style touch the heart and ignite the senses, as he gives us stories of war and uneasy peace; of soldiers and movie-makers; of families, ghosts, preachers, teachers, and religious conmen. Stories that create a vision quintessentially American, yet universal in spirit
That's what I like (about the South), and other new southern stories for the nineties by George Garrett( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short Southern fiction to be published in decades
For a bitter season : new and selected poems by George Garrett( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold ground was my bed last night by George Garrett( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sorrows of fat city : a selection of literary essays and reviews by George Garrett( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sorrows of Fat City is a representative sampling of critical literary essays written by George Garrett and published between 1957 and 1990. One of America's most accomplished and highly acclaimed writers, poet and novelist Garrett has been writing book reviews and critical essays since the outset of his career. In this volume, he treats several subjects including the Elizabethans, writers who have influenced him, the work of William Faulkner, Southern literature, and
Do, Lord, remember me by George Garrett( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reverend Joshua Smith, facing his imminent death, reexamines his faith and the accomplishments of his life
The magic striptease by George Garrett( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea-green horse : a collection of short stories by Barbara Howes( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the Transatlantic review by Joseph F McCrindle( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Double vision : a novel
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Double vision : a novelDeath of the foxThe succession : a novel of Elizabeth and JamesEntered from the sunFilm scriptsSnopesThe King of Babylon shall not come against youAn evening performance
Alternative Names
Garrett, George.

Garrett, George 1929-

Garrett George 1929-2008

Garrett, George P.

Garrett, George P., 1929-

Garrett, George P. 1929-2008

Garrett, George P. (George Palmer), 1929-2008

Garrett, George Palmer.

Garrett, George Palmer 1929-2008

George Garrett Amerikaans romanschrijver (1929-2008)

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