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Shaw, Irwin 1913-1984

Works: 642 works in 2,636 publications in 31 languages and 46,488 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Psychological fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Contributor, Dedicatee, Author of dialog, Translator, Creator, Conceptor, Director
Classifications: PS3537.H384, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Irwin Shaw
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The young lions by Irwin Shaw( Book )
176 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces three young men, two Americans and one German, from 1938 to 1945 after they meet as soldiers in a Bavarian forest in World War II
Rich man, poor man by Irwin Shaw( Book )
198 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel of two brothers from the end of World War II to the 1960's. The story of Rudolph, Gretchen, and Thomas Jordache, children of an embittered German immigrant. Nurtured on traditional views of American success, each pursues the illusion of happiness in his own way, determined to achieve his "birthright."
Bread upon the waters by Irwin Shaw( Book )
78 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A self-reliant family in New York City finds their relationships altered when a wealthy and grateful stranger enters their life
Beggarman, thief by Irwin Shaw( Book )
66 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This novel continues the story of the Jordache family started in "Rich Man, Poor Man". Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into danger; and Gretchen experiences a remarkable twist in her life
The top of the hill by Irwin Shaw( Book )
80 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man who needs to risk death to feel fully alive, a man who turns away from a comfortable, outwardly successful life toward dangerous pleasures. Some of the personal relationships in which he becomes entangled is threatening as most of his sports
Short stories, five decades by Irwin Shaw( Book )
37 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of sixty-three of Shaw's short stories, written over the last fifty years
Night work by Irwin Shaw( Book )
88 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dead man’s briefcase presents a down-on-his-luck pilot with the chance of a lifetime Pilot Douglas Grimes’s best days are long behind him. Grounded due to a medical condition, Douglas has resigned himself to menial work as a desk clerk at a seedy hotel. But his fortune flips when he discovers a hotel guest dead from a heart attack and, next to him, a tube jammed with hundred-dollar bills. Douglas grabs the money and, with it, the chance to remake his life. In Europe, he meets Miles Fabian, an elegant and erudite con man with a flair for extravagance. Fabian recruits him for his latest ploy: robbing members of the idle rich. But what will happen when his bad behavior catches up with him? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate
Acceptable losses : a novel by Irwin Shaw( Book )
31 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eloquent story about the regenerative power of one man's confrontation with life and death
Voices of a summer day by Irwin Shaw( Book )
43 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four decades of American life are re-created through the dramatic reminiscences of Benjamin Federov, a typical yet very special man, son of Immigrant Jewish parents, a husband, a father, an admirer of women, a one-time soldier ... and finally, and always, his own man. Federov's story is relived while watching his teen-age son play baseball in the sunshine of a summer day. It tells of the intrigue and exultation of his first love affair, his war experiences, the volatile warmth of his marriage, and the special meaning of his infidelities. Through it all is his quest for a point of balance as he stands on the edge of conventional society, desirous of entering, refusing always to do so
Evening in Byzantium by Irwin Shaw( Book )
36 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Irwin Shaw’s most unforgettable heroes battles to resurrect his declining career against a tough cast of women, whiskey, and old memories Jesse Crain was made for Cannes. A middle-aged filmmaker who dazzled audiences during Hollywood’s Golden Age, Crain is talented, worldly, ambitious, and he knows how to play the game. As the Riviera sparkles in the spring of 1970, Crain juggles industry players while charming a persistent young journalist and fending off groupies. Beneath his polished exterior, though, Crain’s life is coming apart at the seams. His last two films flopped, and for several years he’s been adrift. Now desperate to reignite his career, a hit at any price feels like his only salvation. Evening in Byzantium is a masterwork that brilliantly documents a man’s precipitous slide—along with that of his industry—from independence toward cynical mediocrity. It is a timeless story of a determined character grappling with the nature of success and power. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate
Two weeks in another town by Irwin Shaw( Book )
75 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One-time movie actor jumps at the chance to work on a picture being filmed in Rome, where a bizarre accident sets off a train of events which threaten his life and reason
The troubled air by Irwin Shaw( Book )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director of radio program is asked to fire five characters because Fascists suspect them of Communism
Lucy Crown, a novel by Irwin Shaw( Book )
104 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Married woman in pursuit of love becomes involved with a younger man
Selected short stories of Irwin Shaw by Irwin Shaw( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tip on a dead jockey, and other stories by Irwin Shaw( Book )
48 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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God was here but he left early; short fiction by Irwin Shaw( Book )
27 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The talk of the town ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
Mixed company : collected short stories of Irwin Shaw by Irwin Shaw( Book )
55 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love on a dark street, and other stories by Irwin Shaw( Book )
24 editions published between 1965 and 1987 in 5 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris/Magnum, photographs 1935-1981 ( Book )
10 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.00 for Great Amer ... to 0.97 for Forgotten ...)
Alternative Names
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilberg 1913-1984
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilbert
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilbert, 1913-1984
Shaw, David 1913-1984
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Shaw-Searle, .. 1913-1984
Shou, Irvin 1913-1984
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Šovs, Ērvins, 1913-1984
Шоу, Ирвин, 1913-1984
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שאו, אירווין 1913־
שאו, ארוין
שאו, ארוין 1913־
שאו, ארוין, 1913-1984
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アーウィンショー 1913-1984
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