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Plimpton, George

Overview
Works: 365 works in 899 publications in 6 languages and 36,664 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History  Military history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humor  Anecdotes  Fiction  Baseball stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: E468, B
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Most widely held works about George Plimpton
 
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Most widely held works by George Plimpton
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, third series by Alfred Kazin( Book )
73 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in English and held by 2,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Interviews and biographical notes, prepared for book publication by George Plimpton."
Truman Capote : in which various friends, enemies, acquaintances, and detractors recall his turbulent career by George Plimpton( Book )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using oral biography, a technique that perfectly matches the style of his subject, George Plimpton blends the voices of Capote's lovers, haters, acquaintances, and colleagues into a highly readable narrative. Here we are present for the entire span of Capote's life: his Southern childhood and his early days in New York; his first literary success with the publication of Other Voices, Other Rooms; his highly active love life; the groundbreaking excitement of In Cold Blood, the first "nonfiction novel"; his years as a jet-setter; and his final days of flagging inspiration, alcoholism, and isolation. All his famous friends and enemies are here: Katherine Graham, Lauren Bacall, Gore Vidal, Joan Didion, William Styron, Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Mailer, Lee Radziwill, John Huston, John Knowles, William F. Buckley, Jr., and dozens of others
Edie : an American biography by Jean Stein( Book )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the late American actress and model Edie Sedgwick
D.V. by Diana Vreeland( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An autobiography of the life and times of the woman who has reigned as fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar and editor-inchief of Vogue magazine
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get set for an adventure that marked a new era in America! Film-maker Ken Burns presents the hilarious 1903 saga of the first transcontinental automobile trip. On a visionary whim and a $50 bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent. His arrival in New York City, after every imaginable breakdown and delay, proved that the "horseless carriage" really did have a future
The curious case of Sidd Finch by George Plimpton( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Buddhist monk in the New York Mets organization learns to throw a baseball with unerring accuracy at the blazing speed of 168 miles per hour
Women writers at work : the Paris review interviews by George Plimpton( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a new edition of a selection of Paris Review Interviews with some of the most prominent women writers of the last forty years. It contains not only the now-classic interviews, but also some that have not been collected before
Fireworks by George Plimpton( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fireworks--from legendary aficionados like Louis XIV and Peter the Great to the Lutheran minister who punctuates his sermons with homemade fireworks, from Minnesota to Monte Carlo, from cherry bombs to Catherine wheels
American journey : the times of Robert Kennedy by George Plimpton( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bogey man by George Plimpton( Book )
17 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president, and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one
Open net by George Plimpton( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insightful and humorous, George Plimpton takes the reader into the world of professional hockey as he relates his experiences with the Boston Bruins
Latin American writers at work ( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... collection of interviews with some of the most important and acclaimed Latin American writers of our time ..."--P. [4] of cover
The Writer's chapbook : a compendium of fact, opinion, wit, and advice from the 20th century's preeminent writers ( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shadow box by George Plimpton( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the world of boxing - the fighters, managers, fans, and the mystique that surrounds champions
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
The man in the flying lawn chair and other excursions and observations by George Plimpton( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This delightful collection of essays, articles, and humor is by the beloved bon vivant and raconteur, the late George Plimpton
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, seventh series ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Paris review anthology ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Playwrights at work : the Paris review ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Showcases interviews with 15 American dramatists, including Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, and Wendy Wasserstein
 
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Alternative Names
Plimpton, George A.
Plimpton George A. 1927-2003
Plimpton, George Ames.
Plimpton, George Ames 1927-2003
プリンプトン, ジョージ
Languages
English (394)
Japanese (8)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Danish (1)
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