WorldCat Identities

Wharton, William

Overview
Works: 62 works in 631 publications in 18 languages and 10,587 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas stories  Trials, litigation, etc  War films  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3573.H32, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William Wharton
 
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Most widely held works by William Wharton
Birdy by William Wharton( Book )

153 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventive, hypnotic novel about friendship and family, love and war, madness and beauty, and, above all, "birdness." Wharton crafts an unforgettable tale--one that suggests another notion of sanity in a world that is manifestly insane. Birdy is obsessed with birds beginning with pigeons and moving onto canaries, until finally his only friend, a tough Sicilian, has to go to a Veteran's hospital to coax him back from an organized madness in which he had become a bird
A midnight clear by William Wharton( Book )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of unseasoned teenage soldiers standing guard in an old chalet in the Ardennes Forest in December 1944 experience first hand the irony and tragedy of war when they desperately try to set up peaceful communications with a similar group of Germans
Dad : a novel by William Wharton( Book )

34 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-aged John Tremont must cope with a mother who is dying, a father who is withdrawing, and a son who is impatient for adulthood
Pride by William Wharton( Book )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fates of a father and son, a carnival stunt man, and an African lion converge in the resort town of Wildwood, NJ
Last lovers by William Wharton( Book )

69 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den 45-årige Jack forlader forretningsverdenen i USA og lever som maler i Paris's gader. Her møder han en 70-årig blind kvinde, som får stor betydning for ham
Tidings by William Wharton( Book )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tidings is an absorbing story of family life. It is also a remarkably candid and emotionally intimate self-portrait of a man struggling to understand both his own feelings and the feelings of those dear to him. It is a compassionate novel about the power and mystery of love, the miracles and disappointments of individual growth and change and the wonder of a season that perennially brings good tidings and hope for new beginnings."
Scumbler by William Wharton( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the quest of Scumbler who calls himself Scum -- Scum of the earth. After 60 years of designing and defining his life, he wonders if he has made the right choices
Franky Furbo : a novel by William Wharton( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Engelsman die met zijn gezin in een Italiaans dorpje woont, is ervan overtuigd dat de vos, die de hoofdrol speelt in de verhalen die hij zijn kinderen vertelt, werkelijk bestaat
Birdy by William Wharton( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up, Birdy dreams of flying like a bird and shares these fantasies with his best friend Al. Years later, World War II sends both men to hospitals--Al for physical wounds, and Birdy for psychological trauma. When Birdy falls into a catatonic state, it is Al who tries to pull him out
Birdy by Alan Parker( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een man tracht een door oorlogservaringen geestelijk geïsoleerde vriend weer tot de werkelijkheid terug te brengen
Last lovers by William Wharton( Recording )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This love story, by the author of Birdy and Dad, is set in Paris in 1975. Jack, 49, and American, has walked out on his fast-lane corporate career and troubled marriage to return to his first love, painting. He lives a hand-to-mouth existence in Paris, struggling to express his long-suppressed feelings through his art. While painting in the park (and blocking the sidewalk), an elderly blind woman walks into him, knocking him off his feet and getting herself smeared with paint
Rubio by William Wharton( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al by William Wharton( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Polish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opowieści z Moulin du Bruit by William Wharton( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Polish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigdy, nigdy mnie nie złapiecie by William Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Polish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two people play a by no means trivial role in the life of young Albert; his grandfather, who on the cradle of death told him the story of the family Du Aime, as well as his grandmother, who until her death received letters written from university, and later from the [war] front. In 1944 the American reserves joined the great invasion of Europe. Among them was the 19-year old Albert du Aime. For him, landing at Normandy was a traumatic experience, which made a tremendous influence on the young man. Albert likewise participated in the battle in the Ardennes, from where he ended up in a Paris hospital, seriously wounded. Letters which he wrote to his grandmother helped him to survive the most difficult time there. But when it seemed that the worst was over, the nightmares of war returned ..."--Translated from p. [4] of cover
Historie rodzinne by William Wharton( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niedobre miejsce by William Wharton( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman. To amerikanske ægtepar mødes i Paris
Shrapnel : a memoir by William Wharton( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in Polish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of tales detailing the late author's harrowing experiences during World War II and the events that influenced some of his greatest works
Nie ustawaj w biegu by William Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever after : a father's true story by William Wharton( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 3, 1988, heavy black smoke engulfed an Oregon highway, causing a massive 23 car pile-up that claimed the lives of novelist William Wharton's daughter, her husband, and their two infant daughters, victims of field burning, a routine agricultural practice that continues to this day
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A midnight clear
Alternative Names
Aimé, Albert Du

Aime, Albert Du 1925-2008

Aime, Albert William du

Aime, Albert William du 1926-2008

Du Aime, Albert.

Du Aime, Albert 1925-2008

Du Aime, Albert William

Du Aime, Albert William 1925-2008

Du Aime, Albert William 1926-2008

DuAime, Albert

Wharton, W.

William Wharton Amerikaans romanschrijver (1925-2008)

William Wharton écrivain américain

William Wharton pisarz amerykański

William Wharton US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Дюэме А. 1925-

Уильям Уортон

Уилям Уортън

ウィリアム・ウォートン (小説家)

ウォートン, ウィリアム

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A midnight clearDad : a novelPrideLast loversScumblerLast loversEver after : a father's true story