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Hawkes, John 1925-1998

Overview
Works: 397 works in 962 publications in 4 languages and 34,030 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Poetry 
Roles: Signer, Author of introduction, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3558.A82, 813.54
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Second skin by John Hawkes ( Book )
31 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 59-year-old American acquires a new family on a tropical island, while looking back on his "naked history" with his old family and its talent for death
The blood oranges by John Hawkes ( Book )
30 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twee oudere echtparen komen in een idyllische omgeving tot partnerruil, wat een van hen psychisch niet kan verwerken
The lime twig by John Hawkes ( Book )
32 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cannibal by John Hawkes ( Book )
47 editions published between 1949 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symbolsk roman om Tysklands sammenbrud
Travesty by John Hawkes ( Book )
20 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death, sleep & the traveler by John Hawkes ( Book )
20 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irish eye by John Hawkes ( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Ireland, on an outing by her orphanage to an old soldiers' home, Dervia O'Shannon, 13, one of the orphans, falls in love with Teddy Stark, one of the soldiers. The novel describes their zany adventures when they elope
The beetle leg by John Hawkes ( Book )
28 editions published between 1951 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lunar landscapes; stories & short novels, 1949-1963 by John Hawkes ( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The passion artist by John Hawkes ( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The innocent party; four short plays by John Hawkes ( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whistlejacket : a novel by John Hawkes ( Book )
24 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and German and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een fotograaf ontdekt hoe en waarom een geraffineerde moord, die onopgemerkt is gebleven achter een fac̜ade van respectabiliteit, is gepleegd
Virginie, her two lives by John Hawkes ( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet William : a memoir of Old Horse by John Hawkes ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Hawkes (author of thirteen previous novels, including The Lime Twig, Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade, Virginie, and The Blood Oranges) is one of American fiction's most honored, irascible - and most unpredictable - talents. Now Hawkes delivers what is destined to become his most popular novel, the autobiography of a wise, witty, unforgettable ... horse. Sweet William is fresh and lively, a completely compelling reading experience, and a truly human, humane tale. In this anthropomorphic odyssey, Hawkes takes us into the rough world of Old Horse from his Dickensian youth (marked by the death of his beloved dam), through his years on the racetrack of life, to his relationship with Master, the man whose kindness transforms his beastly life. Old Horse is a figure whose trek through the world's multitude of shifting circumstances symbolizes all the tests and challenges faced by every beast. Hawkes brings real heart and moments of savage humor to this equine saga
Adventures in the Alaskan skin trade by John Hawkes ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The goose on the grave. [The owl] Two short novels by John Hawkes ( Book )
15 editions published between 1953 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The frog by John Hawkes ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early this century a French boy swallows a frog which becomes a permanent resident in his stomach. Nobody believes him and he is sent to an asylum where, with sexual assistance from the frog, he seduces the director's wife, later ending up in a brothel. A fairy tale for adults by the author of The Blood Oranges
Innocence in extremis by John Hawkes ( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and French and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A John Hawkes symposium : design and debris ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owl by John Hawkes ( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Burne, Clendinin jr
Hawkes, J. 1925-1998
Hawkes, J.C.B. 1925-1998
Hawkes, J. C. B. (John C. B.), 1925-1998
Hawkes, John
Hawkes, John 1925-1998
Hawkes, John C. B. 1925-1998
Hawkes, John Clendennin Burne 1925-1998
Hawkes , John Clendennin Talbot Burne
Hawkes, John Clendennin Talbot Burne 1925-1998
הוקס, ג׳ון 1925-
ホークス, ジョン
Languages
English (403)
German (2)
Catalan (1)
French (1)
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