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Michaels, Leonard 1933-2003

Overview
Works: 39 works in 239 publications in 9 languages and 9,506 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Psychological fiction  Humorous fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Diaries  Fictional autobiographies  Short stories, Russian  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PG3456.A15, 891.733
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leonard Michaels
 
Most widely held works by Leonard Michaels
The State of the language by Leonard Michaels( Book )

48 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers a wide range of topics related to contemporary language
The men's club by Leonard Michaels( Book )

45 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een groep mannen die elkaar vrijwel niet kennen op een avond in gesprek bij elkaar is, ontladen zich alle angsten, frustraties en opgekropte emoties in ruzies en destructieve uitbarstingen
I would have saved them if I could by Leonard Michaels( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going places by Leonard Michaels( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected stories by Leonard Michaels( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers coming to Michaels's work for the first time will find the early, pointed stories as well as some of his later works that have never been collected. Michaels's early stories are written with a frantic sexuality that displays his distinctive dark humor. In "Fingers and Toes," recurring characters Henry and Phillip weigh the value of their friendship against their encounters with the same woman through a set of urban hallucinations characteristic of the early stories
Sylvia : a fictional memoir by Leonard Michaels( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia draws us into the lives of a young couple whose struggle to survive Manhattan in the early 1960s involves them in sexual fantasies, paranoia, drugs, and the extreme intimacy of self-destructive violence
West of the West : imagining California : an anthology by Raquel L Scherr( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl with a monkey : new and selected stories by Leonard Michaels( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shuffle by Leonard Michaels( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays of Leonard Michaels by Leonard Michaels( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volume of the author's nonfiction works traces his youth and early career experiences in mid-twentieth century New York
A cat by Leonard Michaels( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To feel these things : essays by Leonard Michaels( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lots of laughs! by Nicholson Baker( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our most popular volume! Over three hours of stories to tickle your funny bone. Nicholson Baker's Subsoil, read by Thomas Gibson. A darkly comic thriller about a tractor historian besieged by man-eating potatoes. John Updike<'s Farrell's Caddie, read by Charles Keating. An American golfer gets more than golfing tips from his Scottish caddie
Short story criticism : excerpts from criticism of the works of short fiction writers( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image of Chekhov : forty stories in the order in which they were written by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the nineteenth century Russian author's short stories which reflect his development as a writer
The men's club : a guide to the future for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their families( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of men get together to form a 'discussion group'. They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. Thrown out, the men are not yet willing to call it a night...''IMDb
The best American short stories : 1997.( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty-one American short stories by authors such as Cynthia Ozick, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Clyde Edgerton, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of one hundred additional notable stories from 1996
Los cuentos by Leonard Michaels( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luna de miel by Leonard Michaels( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il club maschile by Leonard Michaels( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Leonard Michaels American writer

Leonard Michaels Amerikaans romanschrijver (1933-2003)

Leonard Michaels écrivain américain

Leonard Michaels escritor estadounidense

Леонард Майклс

מייקלס, לנארד

מיקלס, לנרד

マイケルズ, レオナード

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The men's clubThe collected storiesSylvia : a fictional memoirWest of the West : imagining California : an anthologyA girl with a monkey : new and selected storiesThe essays of Leonard MichaelsA catTo feel these things : essays