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Shaw, Irwin 1913-1984

Overview
Works: 795 works in 3,025 publications in 25 languages and 45,448 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  War stories  Comedy films  Pictorial works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War fiction 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Contributor, Author of dialog, Creator, Translator, Conceptor, Other, Director
Classifications: PS3537.H384, 813.52
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The young lions by Irwin Shaw( Book )

222 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,987 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
Beggarman, thief by Irwin Shaw( Book )

107 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge may be the only route to redemption for both Wesley and his enigmatic, murdered father
Bread upon the waters by Irwin Shaw( Book )

83 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,413 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. This version includes an illustrated biography of the author, including documents from his estate
Rich man, poor man by Irwin Shaw( Book )

143 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,361 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."
The top of the hill by Irwin Shaw( Book )

80 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 1,898 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 )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty-three of Shaw's short stories, written over the last fifty years
Acceptable losses : a novel by Irwin Shaw( Book )

65 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eloquent story about the regenerative power of one man's confrontation with life and death. This version features an illustrated biography of the author and images of documents from his estate
Night work by Irwin Shaw( Book )

83 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En portier på et New-Yorker hotel finder 100.000 dollars hos en myrdet gæst. Han fjerner pengene og denne handling ændrer med et slag hans tilværelse, ikke kun til det bedre
Evening in Byzantium by Irwin Shaw( Book )

68 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Voices of a summer day by Irwin Shaw( Book )

64 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,496 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
Two weeks in another town by Irwin Shaw( Book )

88 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,168 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 )

62 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,000 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 )

113 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An act of infidelity tears apart the members of a Depression-era family Friends always envied the Crown marriage, but for Lucy, something was missing. During a family trip to Vermont in the summer of 1937, her husband, Oliver, is called away. When Lucy falls into an affair with a younger man, her son, Tony, walks in on them. The betrayal rips apart the family, ultimately estranging Lucy from her son. Twenty years later, the two run into each other at a bar in Paris, and Lucy realizes that she may have found her best chance at absolution
Tip on a dead jockey : and other stories by Irwin Shaw( Book )

27 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
George Stevens' The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 594 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
Paris/Magnum, photographs 1935-1981 by Irwin Shaw( Book )

14 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God was here but He left early : short fiction by Irwin Shaw( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love on a dark street : and other stories by Irwin Shaw( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bury the dead by Irwin Shaw( Book )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an unnamed war, six dead soldiers refuse to allow themselves to be buried in the trench dug by two of their buddies, causing consternation among the army's generals
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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George Stevens' The talk of the town
Alternative Names
Irwin Shaw Amerikaans auteur

Irwin Shaw drammaturgo, sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense

Irwin Shaw écrivain américain

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Irwin Shaw político estadounidense

Irwin Shaw US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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Shamforoff, Irwin Gilberg 1913-1984

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Beggarman, thiefRich man, poor manShort stories, five decadesNight workEvening in ByzantiumGeorge Stevens' The talk of the townRich man, poor man