WorldCat Identities

Plimpton, George

Overview
Works: 385 works in 972 publications in 4 languages and 39,816 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Military history  Humor  Anecdotes  Fiction  Baseball stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Editor, Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN453, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Plimpton
Truman Capote : in which various friends, enemies, acquaintances, and detractors recall his turbulent career by George Plimpton ( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,764 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 )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the late American actress and model Edie Sedgwick
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, second series ( Book )
30 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.V. by Diana Vreeland ( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,350 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
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, third series by Alfred Kazin ( Book )
24 editions published between 1967 and 1986 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Interviews and biographical notes, prepared for book publication by George Plimpton."
The curious case of Sidd Finch by George Plimpton ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 1,201 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
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
Writers at work, the Paris review interviews by George Plimpton ( Book )
52 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in English and held by 1,072 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
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews : fourth series ( Book )
28 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes interviews with Borges and Seferis
Fireworks by George Plimpton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 967 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 Jean Stein ( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bogey man by George Plimpton ( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, fifth series by George Plimpton ( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with Kingsley Amis, John Cheever, James Dickey, Joan Didion, William Gass, Henry Green, Joseph Heller, Jerzy Kosinski, Archibald MacLeish, Pablo Neruda, Joyce Carol Oates, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Irwin Shaw, Gore Vidal, P. G. Wodehouse
Latin American writers at work ( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 707 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
Open net by George Plimpton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 705 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
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, sixth series ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Civil War by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 662 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
The Writer's chapbook : a compendium of fact, opinion, wit, and advice from the 20th century's preeminent writers ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shadow box by George Plimpton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 648 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 )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 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
 
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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 (402)
Italian (3)
Danish (1)
French (1)
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