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Shaw, Irwin 1913-1984

Overview
Works: 754 works in 2,497 publications in 20 languages and 46,175 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Contributor, Dedicatee, Author of dialog, Translator, Creator, Conceptor, Director
Classifications: PS3537.H384, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irwin Shaw
The young lions by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
97 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,641 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 )
64 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,629 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
Bread upon the waters by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
33 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Arabic and held by 2,608 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
Rich man, poor man by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
68 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,550 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 )
26 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 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 )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,959 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 )
29 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 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
Evening in Byzantium by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
40 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,673 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
Acceptable losses : a novel by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,631 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
Voices of a summer day by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
36 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,616 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 )
49 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,228 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 )
41 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,088 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 )
58 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,015 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 )
9 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tip on a dead jockey, and other stories by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
32 editions published between 1946 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
God was here but he left early; short fiction by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The talk of the town by George Stevens ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 559 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
Love on a dark street, and other stories by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bury the dead by Irwin Shaw ( Book )
19 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 520 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
Paris/Magnum, photographs 1935-1981 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilberg 1913-1984 Wirklicher Name
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilbert
Shamforoff, Irwin Gilbert, 1913-1984
Shaw, Irwin
Shaw, Irwin, 1913-
Shaw-Searle, ... 1913-1984
Shou, Irvin, 1913-1984
Šo, Ervin, 1913-1984
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Šou, Irvin, 1913-1984
Šovs, Ērvins, 1913-1984
Шоу, Ирвин, 1913-1984
שאו, אירווין, 1913־
שאו, ארוין, 1913־
שאו, ארוין, 1913-1984
שו, אירוינג, 1913-1984
إروين شو، 1913-1984
ア-ウィン.ショ-, 1913-1984
アーウィンショー, 1913-1984
ショー, アーウィン
ショウ, アーウィン
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