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Gifford, Barry 1946-

Overview
Works: 284 works in 1,029 publications in 12 languages and 17,054 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Biographies  Drama  Reviews  Film noir  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Records and correspondence  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Other, Interviewee, Actor, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3557.I283, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Barry Gifford
Jack's book : an oral biography of Jack Kerouac by Barry Gifford( Book )

45 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflective practice is widely recognized as a tool for professional learning and development, and yet it can still remain elusive to beginning teachers. This book, a rich mix of practical advice and application of theoretical lenses explains and exemplifies how reflection on and in practice can have a positive impact on classroom performance. The very real problems faced by beginning teachers are brought to life through the use of illuminatory case studies drawn from the reflective journals of beginning teachers in the primary, secondary and post-compulsory phases
Saroyan : a biography by Lawrence Lee( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the popular author follows his career from his first success to his death, detailing Saroyan's rise and fall, and noting the place in his life of ambition, anti-Semitism, and compulsive gambling
Lost highway by David Lynch( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member 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. He finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest him for 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
Wild at heart : the story of Sailor and Lula by Barry Gifford( Book )

40 editions published in 1990 in 9 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperadoroman om et ungt pars vilde odyssé tværs gennem sydstaterne på flugt for myndighedernes kontrol og i sentimental tro på, at kærligheden overvinder alt
As ever : the collected correspondence of Allen Ginsberg & Neal Cassady by Allen Ginsberg( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor's holiday : the wild life of Sailor and Lula by Barry Gifford( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux courts romans qui poursuivent les aventures errantes de ##Sailor et Lula##
Wyoming by Barry Gifford( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Roy and his mother talk as they drive across the country in the late 1950s
Out of the past : adventures in film noir by Barry Gifford( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Devil thumbs a ride, and other unforgettable films by Barry Gifford( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vision du cinéma américain qui dérange et inquiète par sa violence. Par un poète, romancier et scénariste, auteur de Sailor et Lula
Night people by Barry Gifford( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four linked stories follow two lesbian ex-cons determined to reeducate men, brother and sister preachers battling abortion rights, and a teenaged correspondent with Jesus
City of ghosts( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 362 WorldCat member 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
Landscape with traveler : the pillow book of Francis Reeves by Barry Gifford( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written as the protagonist's diary, and structured as three acclaimed short novels bound into one volume, the book recounts the deep friendship between a middle-aged gay man and a young straight man through vignette-like entries, all the while tracing a history of US, from the 1930s through 1970s
Port Tropique : a novel by Barry Gifford( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "intellectual Meursault in a paranoid Hemingway landscape, a self-conscious Conradian adventurer, a Lord Jim in the earliest stages of selfwilled failure" (New York Times). The ineffectual hero spends his days drinking and observing people in the zócalo, and occasional nights involved in an ivory-smuggling operation threatened by impending government siege. Always persistent are memories of Marie and what was lost. In this sinuous narrative of dislocation and remorse, Barry G
Arise and walk : a novel by Barry Gifford( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Cleon Tone, a disgraced pastor, whose only hope for salvation lies in his ability to rescue mankind from the devil's son; Presciencia Espanto, La Preciosa, a televangelist/prophetess whose version of the truth has resulted in her being indicted for felonious necromancy; Croesus "Spit" Spackle and Demetrious "Ice D" Youngblood, escaped convicts unwilling to pass unnoticed in the street of men or be swept under by the tide of history; Tombilena Gayoso, an Isleno woman for whom revenge is a supremely religious act; and Marble Lesson, the ultimate feminist and living embodiment of the biblical dictum "And a child shall lead them"; to the Mary Mother of God Rape Crisis Center and the New Idea of the Church of the Fresh Start, enter here a universe wherein the righteous arise and do considerably more than walk, and where despair is the only unforgivable sin
A day at the races : the education of a racetracker by Barry Gifford( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in English and French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tightrope walker introduces the collection, whose diverse locales include New Zealand, Honduras, and France. There's a one-legged man who hangs himself over an unrequited, albeit incestuous, love: "Even had he the use of both legs, they would not have saved him. Instead of walking across the rope he finished by dancing at the end of it." In the masterful "After Hours at La Chinita," a prostitute, a celebrated supper--club singer, and a Bible-thumping motel clerk recount details of a deadly shootout
The Sinaloa story by Barry Gifford( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member 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
Lost highway by Olga Neuwirth( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost Highway has all the necessary ingredients to make it a classic post-modern film noir. A jazz musician and a mechanic find their lives myseteriously intertwined. One is accused of murdering his wife, the other is drawn into a web of deceit by a temptress who is cheating on her gangster boyfriend
Kerouac's town by Barry Gifford( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hotel room trilogy by Barry Gifford( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Wild at heart : the story of Sailor and Lula
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Saroyan : a biographyWild at heart : the story of Sailor and LulaSailor's holiday : the wild life of Sailor and LulaWyomingOut of the past : adventures in film noirThe Devil thumbs a ride, and other unforgettable filmsNight peoplePort Tropique : a novel
Alternative Names
Barry Gifford Amerikaans schrijver

Barry Gifford amerikansk författare, poet och manusförfattare

Barry Gifford amerikansk skribent, poet og manusforfattar

Barry Gifford amerikansk skribent, poet og manusforfatter

Barry Gifford amerikansk skribent, poet og manuskriptforfatter

Barry Gifford escritor, poeta e guionista estadounidense

Barry Gifford scrittore, poeta e sceneggiatore statunitense

Barry Gifford US-amerikanischer Autor

Гиффорд, Барри

Բարրի Գիֆֆորդ վիպասան, բանաստեղծ, սցենարիստ, կենսագիր, խմբագիր

بری قیفورد

بری گیفورد نویسنده، شاعر، و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

기포드, 배리 1946-

ギフォード, バリー

バリー・ギフォード

貝瑞·吉佛

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