Gifford, Barry 1946-
Most widely held works about Barry Gifford
Most widely held works by Barry Gifford
Jack's book : an oral biography of Jack Kerouac by Barry Gifford ( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
L'itinéraire de l'écrivain pas à pas, dans les moindres détails, à la suite des principaux héros de l'odyssée spirituelle qui secoua les Etats-Unis des années 50 et 60 : Allen Ginsberg, Carolyn Cassidy, William Burroughs...
Saroyan : a biography by Lawrence Lee ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Wild at heart : the story of Sailor and Lula by Barry Gifford ( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 720 libraries worldwide
La cavale de Sailor, 23 ans, sorti tout juste de prison et de Lula, son amie, fuyant sa mère.
As ever : the collected correspondence of Allen Ginsberg & Neal Cassady by Allen Ginsberg ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Lost highway ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Fred Madison is a saxophonist who finds a video tape on his doorstep that shows the interior of his house, he becomes convinced that someone has broken in and calls the police. Fred finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest and accuse him, under mysterious circumstances, of murdering his wife. In prison, he inexplicably morphs into a young man named Pete Dayton and begins living a completely different life. When Pete is released, his and Fred's paths begin to cross in a surreal, suspenseful web of intrigue, orchestrated by a shady gangster boss named Dick Laurent.
Sailor's holiday : the wild life of Sailor and Lula by Barry Gifford ( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Out of the past : adventures in film noir by Barry Gifford ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Night people by Barry Gifford ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 415 libraries worldwide
The Devil thumbs a ride, and other unforgettable films by Barry Gifford ( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 414 libraries worldwide
A day at the races : the education of a racetracker by Barry Gifford ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
A behind-the-scenes look at thoroughbred racing and a variety of people connected with racing.
The stars above Veracruz by Barry Gifford ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
The phantom father : a memoir by Barry Gifford ( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Author Barry Gifford gathers the scattered memories of his childhood to try to understand.
Arise and walk : a novel by Barry Gifford ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 libraries worldwide
From the acclaimed author of Night People and Wild at Heart comes a stark, eccentric, and wholly original plunge into the dark and grimy world of just revenge. Set in New Orleans at the turn of the twenty-first century, Arise and Walk continues the chronicle of American madness begun in Night People. Tracking the lives of individuals intent on making a profound difference in the world before they are willingly or forcibly removed from it, Barry Gifford strips away the veneer of civility character by character only to leave the disturbing echo - is even vengeance enough?
Wyoming by Barry Gifford ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Young Roy and his mother talk as they drive across the country in the late 1950s.
City of ghosts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Jimmy is a New York con man fleeing the United States for Bangkok in order to avoid an insurance scam investigation. He goes to Cambodia to meet up with his former business partner and mentor, Marvin, to collect his half of the money. Along the way, he makes friends with local man, Sok, and romances Sophie, but is drawn into a lethal web of deceit and murder.
The neighborhood of baseball : a personal history of the Chicago Cubs by Barry Gifford ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
The Sinaloa story by Barry Gifford ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
A motorcycle mechanic in Arizona is conned into helping a Mexican prostitute murder her employer for his money. The deed done, the mechanic gets the boot and when he comes after her, discovers she is a fighter and the money is for a revolution.
Hotel room trilogy by Barry Gifford ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Port Tropique : a novel by Barry Gifford ( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Une petite ville d'Amérique centrale, lieu idéal pour préparer la Révolution. Franz Hall, déchiré entre ses rêves et la réalité, évolue dans ce cauchemar tropical baignant dans une atmosphère de sexe et de meurtre.
Baby cat-face : a novel by Barry Gifford ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Le destin de Baby cat, une femme désorientée par la violence et la folie de la vie quotidienne. Elle croise l'amour, le fondamentalisme religieux et le spectre d'une activité extraterrestre. Victime d'un détournement d'autocar, elle abandonne tout pour rejoindre la congrégation de mère Bizco. Une dérive dans un univers rempli de terreurs et de miracles, qui complète la trilogie du Sud profond.
Authors, American Authors, American--Family relationships Automobile travel Beat generation Biography Boys Cassady, Neal Clergy Criminal investigation Criminals Deception Drama Families Fathers Feature films Feminists Fiction Film adaptations Film noir Fugitives from justice Gangsters Gay men Gifford, Barry,--1946- Ginsberg, Allen,--1926-1997 Homes Horse racing Illinois Illinois--Chicago Intellectual life Kerouac, Jack,--1922-1969 Louisiana--New Orleans Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Mentoring Mothers and daughters Mothers and sons North America--Mexican-American Border Region Pictorial works Poets, American Psychological fiction Records and correspondence Reviews Saroyan, William,--1908-1981 Short stories Southern States Twenty-first century United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages and travels Winston, Rudy
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