WorldCat Identities

Crews, Harry 1935-2012

Overview
Works: 121 works in 382 publications in 8 languages and 13,131 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Sports stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Storyteller, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3553.R46, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harry Crews
Body by Harry Crews( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over one weekend during a women's bodybuilding competition, Shereel Dupont, a secretary, has found a new life as a champion bodybuilding contender, but her Georgia family unexpectedly shows up and turns things upside down with their redneck antics
A feast of snakes by Harry Crews( Book )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrill seekers descend on a small town to witness its annual rattlesnake round-up
Scar lover by Harry Crews( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Butcher, a young man with few job skills and no illusions, lands in a Jacksonville flop house where a young woman walks into his life and takes him in hand
The mulching of America : a novel by Harry Crews( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and French and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic novel on every American's dream to succeed, starring Hickum Looney, a door-to-door salesman for a rejuvenating soap. His problems begin when a woman helps him outsell his boss, a first in the company for 25 years, something the boss doesn't take kindly to
The knockout artist by Harry Crews( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boxer of great talent discovers he has a freakishly vulnerable glass jaw and begins to exploit his defect by knocking himself unconscious
Celebration : a novel by Harry Crews( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on a retirement community in Florida, featuring a young woman whose mission is to make old men feel young. Geriatrics, sex and laughs
All we need of hell by Harry Crews( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man whose life is coming apart at the seams finds hope from an unlikely source
Blood and grits by Harry Crews( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florida frenzy by Harry Crews( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gypsy's curse; a novel by Harry Crews( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Car; a novel by Harry Crews( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man promises to eat a car from bumper to bumper on TV
The hawk is dying by Harry Crews( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (noir)
The Gospel Singer by Harry Crews( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gospel singer invites the contempt and anger of his loyal following when he speaks openly about his private life
Naked in Garden Hills by Harry Crews( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garden Hill est un village abandonné depuis le départ de Jack O'Boylan et la fermeture de la mine de phosphate qui faisait prospérer la localité. Seules douze familles résistent. Certains croient au retour de Jack, d'autres désespèrent du riche propriétaire Fat Man, et d'autres complotent avec la belle Dolly pour faire de Garden Hill un lieu moderne et débauché.--[Memento]
Karate is a thing of the spirit; a novel by Harry Crews( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thing don't lead to heaven by Harry Crews( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childhood, the biography of a place by Harry Crews( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comme l'indique le sous-titre, il s'agit d'un récit d'enfance écrit sur un ton à la fois choquant et drôle mais authentique
An American family : the baby with the curious markings by Harry Crews( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Melton, a marine-turned-English-professor protagonist who finds a suspicious birthmark on his infant son's genitalia and suspects his wife of infidelity. A violent run-in with his in-laws and some pit bulls begins the carnage, which quickly escalates into a grotesquely Freudian revenge fantasy. Between splatters, Crews revisits some familiar themes--scars, dogs, karate, physical pain, regret--and continues the obsessive examination of complicated blood relationships that has defined his career
Mr. Sears' catalogue by Edward Gray( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film and photographs and interviews with historians, writers, customers and former employees, this film explores how the Sears catalogue, giving readers a sense of urban life and a vision of middle class splendors, reflected the changes of the time and became a symbol for the national ambitions and dreams of a sprawling country. Contains biographical information on Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck
The enthusiast by Harry Crews( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Celebration : a novel
Alternative Names
Crews, Harry Eugene 1935-2012

Harry Crews amerikansk skdespelare

Harry Crews amerikansk skodespelar

Harry Crews amerikansk skuespiller

Harry Crews crivain amricain

Harry Crews Novelist, short story writer, essayist

Harry Crews US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Гарри Крюс

Languages
English (200)

French (45)

Italian (13)

German (7)

Dutch (5)

Basque (3)

Spanish (3)

Czech (2)

Covers
A feast of snakesScar loverThe mulching of America : a novelThe knockout artistCelebration : a novelFlorida frenzyThe hawk is dyingA childhood, the biography of a place