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Harrison, Jim 1937-

Overview
Works: 316 works in 1,111 publications in 7 languages and 40,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  History  Biography  Interviews  Bibliography  Records and correspondence  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Interviewee, Signer, Conceptor, Speaker, Narrator
Classifications: PS3558.A67, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Jim Harrison
Legends of the fall by Jim Harrison ( Book )
50 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and French and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disgruntled corporate functionary, three brothers and their different fates, and an American pilot struggling with a Mexican crime lord articulate Harrison's vision of twentieth-century man in this trilogy of short novels
Returning to earth by Jim Harrison ( Book )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a Chippewa-Finnish man's death from Lou Gehrig's disease, his wife, daughter, and brother-in-law read the family history he has left behind, study his philosophies about death, and struggle to redeem their own pasts
The English major by Jim Harrison ( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cliff, a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, takes a road trip across America, armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds to overcome the banal names men have given them. Cliff's adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a "snake farm" in Arizona owned by an old classmate; and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer in San Francisco
The road home by Jim Harrison ( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who was offered for adoption at birth because he was an illegitimate child searches for his mother in this novel on a Nebraska family. In the process, Nelse Carlson, 30, discovers he is the grandson of a powerful rancher
True north : a novel by Jim Harrison ( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of a wealthy family of timber barons struggles to reconcile himself with the damage his family has done to Michigan's Upper Peninsula--a scarring that cuts deeply into the fabric of his own family
Dalva by Jim Harrison ( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful, fearless, tormented, at 45 Dalva has lived a life of lovers and adventures. Now she returns to the bosom of her family and searches for the son she gave up years before
The great leader : a faux mystery by Jim Harrison ( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retired Detective Sunderson must get past his troubles with alcohol if he and an unlikely 16-year-old sidekick are ever going to expose an elusive cult leader called The Great Leader
The farmer's daughter by Jim Harrison ( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three novellas which give a portrait of three unconventional American lives
The river swimmer : novellas by Jim Harrison ( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two novellas provide insight into the human condition as a sixty-year-old art history academic embarks on an unexpected journey of discovery and a young farm boy is drawn to the water of Lake Michigan as an escape
The beast God forgot to invent by Jim Harrison ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of novellas explores the line between civilization and the "wild men."
The woman lit by fireflies by Jim Harrison ( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harrison has garnered critical acclaim for masterpieces such as "Legends of the Fall, The Beast God Forgot to Invent," and, most recently, "Returning to Earth." Now, "The Woman Lit by Fireflies,"
The summer he didn't die by Jim Harrison ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of novellas offers an insightful take on life in America, from the Michigan Indian who struggles to raise a family with limited resources to the satirical "Republican Wives."
Sundog : the story of an American foreman, Robert Corvus Strang, as told to Jim Harrison : a novel by Jim Harrison ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julip by Jim Harrison ( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of novellas. In "Julip" a woman attempts to free a brother who has been jailed for shooting her three lovers. In "The Beige Dolorosa" a professor is excommunicated from academia for not being politically correct
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als de jongste van de drie zonen van een kolonel sneuvelt tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog strijden de twee oudere broers om zijn verloofde
The shape of the journey : new and collected poems by Jim Harrison ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection includes all of the works from Harrison's eight previous volumes of poetry, including the renowned "Letters to Yesenin, The Theory and Practice of Rivers", and "After Ikkyu", together with new poems. 6 line drawings
Brown Dog : novellas by Jim Harrison ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brown Dog is a bawdy, reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian. Work is something to do when he needs money, taking time away from the pleasures of fishing. Of course, this means that Brown Dog is never far from catastrophe, searching for an answer to the riddle of family... and perhaps, a chance at redemption
Farmer by Jim Harrison ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged man who has taught for twenty-three years, more from habit than total commitment to his profession, is forced to come to terms with his identity, farm life, thirty-year marriage, and affair with an eighteen-year-old student in a Michigan community of the 1950's
Warlock by Jim Harrison ( Book )
22 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Lundgren, a.k.a. Warlock, is an unemployed foundation executive whose life is about to become unhinged. After surviving a midlife crisis, Warlock finally decides to get a job. He soon discovers, however, that his new boss, Dr. Rabun, is no less evil than Professor Moriarty. Hired to troubleshoot for the doctor, Warlock himself battling poachers in the haunted wilderness of northern Michigan while also spying on his employer's wife and son in the seamy underside of Key West
In search of small gods by Jim Harrison ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harrison, one of America's most celebrated writers, is considered ""a renegade genius"" for his poetry
 
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Alternative Names
Harisons, Džims, 1937-
Harrison, James, 1937-
Harrison, James Thomas
ハリスン, ジム
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