WorldCat Identities

Epstein, Leslie

Overview
Works: 39 works in 143 publications in 9 languages and 5,311 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Bibliography  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.P655, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leslie Epstein
King of the Jews by Leslie Epstein( Book )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaiah Chaim Trumpelman, leader of the Judenrat, a council selecting quotas for Nazi transport trains, may or may not have saved lives from his position
San Remo Drive : a novel from memory by Leslie Epstein( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a Los Angeles family during the 1950s and in 2000 from the perspective of the eldest son, who articulates the past through memories of his Hollywood family and of the Californian political, social, and physical landscape
Pinto and sons by Leslie Epstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1992 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1846, young medical student Adolph Pinto witnesses a demonstration of anesthesia and sets off on a lifelong quest to bring "life without pain" to the masses. A darkly comic and sweeping novel in which Pinto endures every tribulation with hope
Pandaemonium : a novel by Leslie Epstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film shoot by a world-famous director ends in disaster. It is a movie of Sophocles' Antigone and it is being shot in Pandaemonium, a town in Nevada, by Rudolf von Beckmann, a tyrant. The actor who narrates describes what happens when a director has too much power. By the author of Pinto and Sons
The eighth wonder of the world : a novel by Leslie Epstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Benito Mussolini announces a worldwide competition for a monument to celebrate his victory over Ethiopia, the winning design is an almost unimaginable mile-high tower, La Vittoria, created by the famed American architect, Amos Prince. In his struggle to bring this modern Babel to completion in the face of every conceivable obstaclei̮ncluding Mussolini's wavering support and loss of power, and the vicissitudes of a world warP̮rince will losehis family, his native country, and perhaps even his mind
Goldkorn tales by Leslie Epstein( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ice fire water : a Leib Goldkorn cocktail by Leslie Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three comic novellas featuring the adventures of composer Leib Goldkorn with world-famous women. He composes music for Sonja Henie, has a shipboard romance with Carmen Miranda and rescues Esther Williams from cannibals
Liebestod : opera buffa with Leib Goldkorn by Leslie Epstein( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a trip home to Moravia reveals that his father is not a businessman but actually a great composer, unsuccessful musician Leib Goldkorn returns to New York to launch a production of his father's opera "Rubezahl" to disastrous results
Regina by Leslie Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and Swedish and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Steinway quintet : plus four by Leslie Epstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.D. Kimerakov by Leslie Epstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King of the Jews by Leslie Epstein( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland, it is the story of I.C. Trumpleman, the indiscreet director of an orphanage. When the Germans invade and the Jewish community is forced into a ghetto, Trumpleman is chosen as the head of a Judenrat, granted the power to decide who will live and who will starve. By turns a con man, charismatic leader, and merciless dictator, Trumpelman reveals himself as an extraordinarily complex protagonist
Der Judenkönig : Roman by Leslie Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elder : a novel by Leslie Epstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melekh ha-Yehudim by Leslie Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Hebrew and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improvised preludes in woodwind music : their uses in performance and methods employed in their improvisation ca. 1650-ca. 1750 by Leslie Epstein( )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternative ornamentations of Francesco Barsanti's opus 1, Sonata in C major, Adagio by Leslie Epstein( )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best American short stories, 1978( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judarnas konung by Leslie Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1977 : and the yearbook of the American short story( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of the outstanding short fiction--Cheever, Oates, Robbins, Saroyan
 
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San Remo Drive : a novel from memory
Alternative Names
Leslie Epstein Amerikaans romanschrijver

لسلی اپستاین

Languages
English (106)

German (7)

French (3)

Swedish (2)

Polish (2)

Spanish (2)

Hebrew (1)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)

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San Remo Drive : a novel from memoryPinto and sonsPandaemonium : a novelThe eighth wonder of the world : a novelGoldkorn talesIce fire water : a Leib Goldkorn cocktailLiebestod : opera buffa with Leib GoldkornKing of the Jews