WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Sloan 1920-2003

Overview
Works: 91 works in 479 publications in 15 languages and 14,154 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3573.I475, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Sloan Wilson
The man in the gray flannel suit by Sloan Wilson( Book )

104 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Connecticut and New York, this is the story of a prosperous suburban commuter whose future happiness is threatened by a responsibility he incurred as a soldier
All the best people by Sloan Wilson( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in English and German and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is people struggling to deny the onrush of time
Ice brothers : a novel by Sloan Wilson( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel, based on historical fact, about the Greenland patrol, which operated 1942-1945, during World War II
A summer place, a novel by Sloan Wilson( Book )

43 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two generations of a family in an exclusive island community in Maine
The man in the gray flannel suit II by Sloan Wilson( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1963. Tom Rath, finds his dream of suburban bliss turning into a kind of genteel craziness. Tom is not alone - the rest of the world seems to be going crazy too. John Kennedy is assassinated. Tom's wife maybe having an affair and his career in broadcasting is heading for the rocks
Small town by Sloan Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Dutch and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in a seemingly placid upstate New York town turns to turmoil when the prodical son of its leading family returns home
Pacific interlude by Sloan Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the Y-18, its crew and its 25 year-old=captain, Sylvester Grant, veteran of the Greenland run, whose story and that of his roiling crew begins in New Guinea, then moves to the wartime fleshpots of Brisbane, Australia
Janus Island; a novel by Sloan Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest crime : a novel by Sloan Wilson( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sense of values by Sloan Wilson( Book )

38 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in 5 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated cartoonist, 40 years old, reviews his life and his marriage, from courtship to break-up-and after
Away from it all by Sloan Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgie Winthrop by Sloan Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lead character, George, a married 45 year old man with two kids, is typical of the lead characters that dominate Sloan Wilson's books and our lead character is about to enter a mid-life crisis of sorts, as he meets a young 17 year old girl named Charlotte whose mother he jilted 25 years before, to his lasting regret, only to lose her (the mother), to an alcoholic playwright who is about to take up a new position in the collage where George is vice-president. George begins to take unnecessary risks in his life as he gets involved with Charlotte, who makes a mockery of his existence and destroys his complacency, leaving him to reassess his life. --Bernard J. Ryan at Amazon.com & review at Abebooks.com
The man in the gray flannel suit by Sloan Wilson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the story of Tom and Betsy Rath, a young couple with everything going for them: three healthy children, a nice home, a steady income. They have every reason to be happy, but for some reason they are not. Like so many young men of the day, Tom finds himself caught up in the corporate rat race---what he encounters there propels him on a voyage of self-discovery that will turn his world inside out. At once a searing indictment of corporate culture, a story of a young man confronting his past and future with honesty, and a testament to the enduring power of family, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit is a deeply rewarding novel about the importance of taking responsibility for one's own life
The man in the gray flannel suit by Nunnally Johnson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An veteran of World War II (still haunted by its memories) gets a job in a public relations firm. He attracts the attention the firm's lonely CEO, and his career takes off. But his marriage suffers. Finally he must choose between career and family
The man in the grey flannel suit by Sloan Wilson( Book )

18 editions published between 1856 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De geschiedenis van een doorsnee Amerikaan in zijn nieuwe werkkring en in zijn huiselijk leven, waardoorheen nog de herinnering speelt aan de oorlogsjaren
Voyage to somewhere by Sloan Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the bestselling author of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, a World War II novel that is as thrilling as it is true to life Hoping to draw a nice, lengthy shore duty after two years at sea, Lieutenant Barton is instead told that he is being sent right back out, this time as captain of a supply ship sailing from California to New Guinea and stopping at every small island in between. Homesick for his wife, he has no choice but to accept the assignment and a crew of twenty-six landlubbers whose last names all begin with W. Their first load of cargo? Pineapples destined for Hawaii. Life aboa
Der Mann im grauen Anzug by Sloan Wilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Mann im grauen Flanell : Roman by Sloan Wilson( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summer place by Sloan Wilson( Recording )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the best people by Sloan Wilson( Recording )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Sloan Wilson Écrivain américain

סלואן וילסון

ウィルスン, S

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