Boyle, T. Coraghessan
Most widely held works about T. Coraghessan Boyle
Most widely held works by T. Coraghessan Boyle
The tortilla curtain by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
96 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 3,188 libraries worldwide
The story of illegal aliens in California, told through the eyes of two very different couples, one well-off Anglos, the other illegal Mexicans living in a canyon. The novel chronicles their relationship against the background of growing hostility between immigrants and natives. By the author of East Is East.
Drop City by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
46 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,762 libraries worldwide
T.C. Boyle has proven himself to be a master storyteller who can do just about anything. But even his most ardent admirers may be caught off guard by his ninth novel, for Boyle has delivered something completely unexpected: a serious and richly rewarding character study that is his most accomplished and deeply satisfying work to date. It is 1970, and a down-at-the-heels California commune has decided to relocate to the last frontier-the unforgiving landscape of interior Alaska-in the ultimate expression of going back to the land. The novel opposes two groups of characters: Sess Harder, his wife Pamela, and other young Alaskans who are already homesteading in the wilderness and the brothers and sisters of Drop City, who, despite their devotion to peace, free love, and the simple life, find their commune riven by tensions. As these two communities collide, their alliances shift and unexpected friendships and dangerous enmities are born as everyone struggles with the bare essentials of life: love, nourishment, and a roof over one's head. Drop City is not a satire or a nostalgic look at the sixties, though its evocation of the period is presented with a truth and clarity that no book on that era has achieved. This is a surprising book, a rich, allusive, and nonsentimental look at the ideals of a generation and their impact on today's radically transformed world. Above all, it is a novel infused with the lyricism and take-no-prisoners storytelling for which T.C. Boyle is justly famous.
The women : a novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,420 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: A dazzling novel of Frank Lloyd Wright, told from the point of view of the women in his life. Having brought to life eccentric cereal king John Harvey Kellogg in The Road to Wellville and sex researcher Alfred Kinsey in The Inner Circle, T.C. Boyle now turns his fictional sights on an even more colorful and outlandish character: Frank Lloyd Wright. Boyle's account of Wright's life, as told through the experiences of the four women who loved him, blazes with his trademark wit and invention. Wright's life was one long howling struggle against the bonds of convention, whether aesthetic, social, moral, or romantic. He never did what was expected and despite the overblown scandals surrounding his amours and very public divorces and the financial disarray that dogged him throughout his career, he never let anything get in the way of his larger-than-life appetites and visions. Wright's triumphs and defeats were always tied to the women he loved: the Montenegrin beauty Olgivanna Milanoff; the passionate Southern belle Maud Miriam Noel; the spirited Mamah Cheney, tragically killed; and his young first wife, Kitty Tobin. In The Women, T.C. Boyle's protean voice captures these very different women and, in doing so, creates a masterful ode to the creative life in all its complexity and grandeur.
The road to Wellville by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
45 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 11 languages and held by 2,232 libraries worldwide
Laced with comic wit, this is a story of Dr. John Kellogg's infamous spa.
Talk talk : a novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,123 libraries worldwide
Deaf Dana Halter is falsley arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, auto theft, and passing bad checks, while William Wilson has been living a blameless life of criminal excess at her expense. Dana and her boyfriend Bridger set out to track him down.
The inner circle by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
A virginal man with a beautiful wife accepts a job as an assistant to Dr. Alfred Kinsey, a charming professor whose life's calling is sex.
When the killing's done by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
19 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
Traces an incrementally violent confrontation between a National Park Service biologist who would eradicate invasive wildlife on the Channel Islands and two locals who are fiercely opposed to the killing of any creatures.
Riven rock by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
44 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
A love story early this century on a young millionaire who has gone mad and his loyal wife. For twenty years, suffragette Katherine McCormick awaits a cure while doctors treat Stanley in his palatial mansion in California. They won't allow her visits because he cannot look at a woman without attacking her, so the couple's only contact is by telephone.
World's end : a novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
53 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
Follows the interwoven destinies of three families: a family of Indians, a family of lordly Dutch patroons, and a family of yeomen.
A friend of the earth by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
39 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,753 libraries worldwide
"It is the year 2025, and Tyrone O'Shaughnessy Tierwater is eking out a bleak living in Southern California, managing a pop star's private menagerie of the species "only a mother could love" - scruffy hyenas, jackals, warthogs and three down-at-the-mouth lions. Global warming is a reality. The biosphere has collapsed in a grim but pointed way, and most of the major mammalian species - not to mention fish, birds and frogs - are extinct." "At one time, as we see in alternating chapters, Ty was a passionate environmentalist, so committed to saving the earth that he became an eco-terrorist and, ultimately, a convicted felon. As a member of the radical environmental group Earth Forever!, he unwittingly endangered both his wife, Andrea, and his daugther, Sierra (who herself became an icon of the Movement as an inveterate tree-sitter in the late nineties). Now, when he's just trying to survive in a world torn by obdurate storms and winnowing drought, Andrea comes back into his life."--BOOK JACKET.
East is East by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
43 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
A young Japanese seaman, inspired by dreams of the City of Brotherly Love and trained in the way of the samurai, jumps ship off the coast of Georgia.
Tooth and claw by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
A collection of 14 stories proves that Boyle has his finger firmly on the pulse of our times. They offer a vivid collage of millennial American life and include: 'Dogology; Here Comes; Kind Assassin; Jubilation, ' and 'Up Against the Wall, ' to name just a few.
After the plague : stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
The author's sixth collection of short stories displays his wide-ranging interests in everything from abortion doctors to air rage.
Water music : a novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
33 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
Mungo Park, based on a real-life African explorer, and Ned Rise, a scoundrel, pimp, thief, and cheat, travel about Africa and meet up with a varied assortment of characters--native and colonial, antic and dangerous.
If the river was whiskey : stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
Wild child : stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,235 libraries worldwide
With trademark imagination, T.C. Boyle presents a collection of fourteen short stories. In the volume's title story, Victor, a feral boy in Napoleonic France, is captured and is introduced to civilization for the first time. However it is the child's captors that end up learning the most about humanity and civility.
T.C. Boyle stories : the collected stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
Stories spoofing our culture. In Filthy with Things, a couple suffering from aggregation disorder hire a $1,000-a-day specialist who recommends purification through renunciation. At the end of the therapy the house stands empty, except for a multi-volume catalog of things they once owned.
Without a hero : stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Fifteen satirical stories from a master of the art. In the title story a yuppie tries to impress a Russian immigrant with the consumer culture and finds himself outdone, "Big Game," is about a phony game ranch in California, and in "Carnal Knowledge," a woman convinces a man to liberate a turkey for Thanksgiving.
Descent of man : stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Budding prospects : a pastoral by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Africa, West Alaska Audiobooks Biographical fiction Businessmen California California, Northern California--Channel Islands California--Los Angeles Criticism, interpretation, etc. Deaf women Discoveries in geography Dutch Americans Ecological disturbances Environmentalists Ethnic relations Explorers Extinct animals Fiction Friendship Gambling Georgia Hippies Historical fiction Historical fiction Humorous stories Humorous stories Identity theft Illegal aliens Introduced organisms Japanese--Travel Kellogg, John Harvey,--1852-1943 Kinsey, Alfred C.--1894-1956 Large type books Manners and customs Married people Mexicans Michigan--Battle Creek Park, Mungo,--1771-1806 Radio broadcasters Relations with women Sanatoriums Schizophrenics Serval Sexologists Sexology--Research Sleep deprivation United States Women biologists Wright, Frank Lloyd,--1867-1959
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