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Tevis, Walter S.

Overview
Works: 111 works in 578 publications in 18 languages and 9,042 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Sports films  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  Subculture films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PS3570.E95, 813.54
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The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Book )

112 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.J. Newton is an extraterrestrial who goes to Earth on a desperate mission of mercy. But instead of aid, Newton discovers loneliness and despair that ultimately ends in tragedy
The Queen's gambit by Walter S Tevis( Book )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taught chess by the janitor at her orphanage, Beth becomes a prodigy. As a teenager she plays for the world championship, but must conquer her fear to win
Mockingbird by Walter S Tevis( Book )

52 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world where mankind is dying, humans wander through life in a drugged electronic bliss. Quick sex is the norm, and some people would rather commit suicide than live in hopelessness. But two people find themselves drawn to each other in an orchestrated coupling by an android that can never die, but who has no desire to continue living
The steps of the sun by Walter S Tevis( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 2063 and all energy sources have been depleted or declared unsafe. An ice age has begun, China's world dominance is growing, and America is sliding into impotence. Only Ben Belson, a New York financier, has any hope of reversing the decline of civilization. Undaunted by the apathy around him, haunted by emotional problems that are driving him toward suicide, he embarks on a highly publicized search for an extraterrestrial fuel supply. Though he sleeps through the long night of space, fate brings him to his star. What happens there shocks him back into sanity and life
The hustler by Walter S Tevis( Book )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hustler is about the victories and losses of one "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from town to town conning strangers into thinking they could beat him at the game when in fact, he is a skillful player who has never lost a game. Until he meets his match in Minnesota Fats, the true king of the poolroom, causing his life to change drastically. This is a classic tale of a man's struggle with his soul and his self-esteem
Far from home by Walter S Tevis( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the competitive pool thriller The Hustler and the groundbreaking sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth, Walter Tevis was also a master of the short story. His work was published in Playboy , Redbook , Cosmopolitan , and many other magazines. This anthology collects some of his best short work. Full of wit, surprise, dark humor, and deep emotion, these stories pack a punch and are ideal for fans of his longer work or those looking for an introduction to one of America's most iconic sci-fi writers. "The poetic imprints of a fine writer's trail." The Times
The color of money by Walter S Tevis( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 20 years of hibernation, former pool champion "Fast" Eddie Felson is now ready to regain the skills needed to compete in a world of pool that has changed dramatically since he left it behind. "The Color of Money" is the source of the 1986 film starring Paul Newman in the role he had originated in "The Hustler."
The hustler by Robert Rossen( Visual )

28 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast Eddie Felson, een arrogante en immorele oplichter die biljartzalen afstruint en iedereen kaalplukt, verliest zelf al zijn bezittingen en zwicht voor een aanbod om een winstgevende partij te spelen, waarmee hij in de fuik van de onderwereld is beland. Bevat ook o.a.: Audiocommentaar; Documentaire; Foto's. Geschikt voor 12 jaar en ouder. Bevat 1 DVD
The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Recording )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUMMARY; A science-fiction story in which a frail and exotic alien is exposed to and ultimately overcome by technology, capitalism and earthly love
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast Eddie Felson forms a profitable alliance with the flashy and talented young pool shark Vince, but all bets are off when Vince's arrogance costs them more than just a few matches
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets Mary-Lou, a girl who falls in love with him. He does not count on the greed and ruthlessness of business here on Earth, however
The queen's gambit by Walter S Tevis( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth was very young, struggling for survival in a hostile, incomprehensible world when she found it-an elegant, deadly game, difficult for some, yet strangely easy for her. It gave her strength and power-as long as she won
Mockingbird by Walter S Tevis( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegiac dystopia of mankind coming to terms with its own imminent extinction. Mockingbird was nominated for a Nebula Award for Best Novel
The Hustler by Walter S Tevis( )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it was first published in 1959, The Hustler was the first--and the best--novel written about billiards in the 400-year history of the game. The book quickly won a respected readership and later an audience for the movie with the same name starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason
Du service des avant-postes et des petites operations de la guerre by Walter S Tevis( )

4 editions published in 1858 in French and Latin and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The color of money : Cocktail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Color of money: An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler. Cocktail: An ambitious young bartender becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side until a new romantic interest causes him to look at life differently
Der Mann, der vom Himmel fiel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton, der Bewohner einer vom Wassermangel bedrohten Welt kommt auf die Erde, um die Wasservorräte seinem Heimatplaneten nutzbar zu machen. Um Einfluss zu gewinnen, setzt er seine überirdischen Fähigkeiten ein und wendet die skrupellosen Geschäftspraktiken der Erdbewohner an
Lazarus : a musical by David Bowie( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the last works completed by beloved pop icon David Bowie before his death in early 2016, the otherworldy musical Lazarus is a poignant homage to his legacy. Inspired by the 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth, Lazarus weaves a thrilling rock opera from new compositions by Bowie as well as many of his classic songs
Die Farbe des Geldes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwei Männer, eine Frau, ein Spiel, eine Leidenschaft. Fast Eddie Elson war einmal ein grosser Billardspieler. Den ganz grossen Sprung an die Spitze hat er aber nie geschafft, weshalb er seinem Queue niemals mehr anrührte. 25 Jahre lang. Bis ihm der junge Vincent Lauria auffällt. Ein Spieler mit riesigem Talent und vielem von dem, was Eddie einmal auszeichnete. Er überredet Vincent und dessen Freundin Carmen, sie zur grossen Billardmeisterschaft in Atlantic City zu bringen und Vincent darauf vorzubereiten. Als Vincent immer besser wird, kommt eszum Bruch des Trios. Schliesslich meldet sich Eddie selbst zum Turnier in Atlantic City an. Die Begegnung zwischen dem Meister und seinem Schüler am Pool-Tisch is unvermeidlich
Fox, a century of cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid": Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. "The longest day": The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. "The sand pebbles": 1926 China. Engineer Jake Holman is transferred to the USS San Pablo, a gunboat patrolling the troubled waters of the Yangtze River. As Chinese factions battle around them, the crew has one singular mission: to protect American interests in the region ... without provoking an international incident. But as hostility over the U.S. presence in the river intensifies, Holman and his sole ally know their latest assignment -- to save a U.S. missionary -- could be their last! "The hustler": An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match
 
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Tevis , Walter

Tevis Walter 1928-1984

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Tevis, Walter S. (Walter Stone), 1928-

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Tevis, Walter Stone 1928-1984

Trevis, Walter 1928-1984

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Уолтер Тевис

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