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Kotzwinkle, William

Overview
Works: 156 works in 815 publications in 17 languages and 26,670 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3561.O85, E
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Most widely held works by William Kotzwinkle
Walter, the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Crabbe are enjoying their seaside vacation, until a certain dog blows away their umbrella with an enormous fart. Before long, Walter is banned from the beach. While Walter is stuck in the beach house, Betty and Billy hunt for treasure out on a sandbar. As soon as they find a nickel, Mr. and Mrs. Crabbe elbow their way in. Soon all four get marooned during high tide. Will Walter hear their cries for help?
Walter the farting dog : trouble at the yard sale by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being sold at the family's yard sale, Walter is put to use blowing up balloons for a clown who is bent on robbing banks, but he escapes and becomes a hero
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

35 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angelic alien being, left stranded by his extra-galactic mother ship, receives aid from a ten-year-old and his siblings to escape from Earth
The bear went over the mountain by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise to literary fame of a bear which steals the manuscript of a writer and offers it for sale as its own. The novel describes the manner in which the manuscript becomes a bestseller and the bear a famous author. A lampoon on the publishing industry
Walter the farting dog goes on a cruise by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because his farts create unpleasantness for everyone on a cruise ship, Walter the dog continues the journey in a lifeboat, but when the ship's computer crashes, causing the liner to drift, Walter again proves himself a hero. Suggested audience: primary
Rough weather ahead for Walter the farting dog by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an expert on animal gas tries to cure Walter, his farts keep building up until he floats away and is blown by the wind to a distant place, where he once again proves himself a hero. Suggested level: junior, primary
E.T., the book of the Green Planet : a new novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentle extraterrestrial's return to his home planet discloses that he has fallen out of favor with his colleagues, who try to prevent his journey back to Earth to provide spiritual guidance for his young friend Elliott
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial storybook by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet, 3 million light years away
Doctor Rat by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the animal world revolts, Dr. Rat, the survivor of many lab experiments and research work, dedicates himself to saving mankind
The exile by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood film star David Caspian has dissociative episodes in which he finds himself inhabiting the identity of Felix, a racketeer in Nazi Germany. David is convinced that these episodes are real, but his analyst says it's David's darker self manifesting. While David finds himself stepping into Felix's life, Felix has stepped into David's, and is giving a great performance in David's latest film
Fata Morgana by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

39 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paris in 1861, Police Inspector Picard investigates an old man who makes toys so well that they develop lives of their own
The game of thirty by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and French and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy New York antique dealer is murdered while playing the Game of Thirty, a game played by Egyptian pharaohs. PI Jimmy McShane is hired to find the killer, only to discover the killer is playing the Game of Thirty with him and Manhattan is the board on which they make their moves. By the author of Doctor Rat
Christmas at Fontaine's : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious presence transforms the lives of a tyrannical chief executive officer, a nice young woman, a Santa Claus with an unsavory past, an earnest young man, and a spaced-out window decorator on Christmas Eve in Fontaine's department store
The Amphora Project by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lab hidden inside the notorious Junk Moon, scientists on the Amphora Project strive to find the key to immortality from encoded data left behind long ago by the mysterious "Ancient Aliens." Stuart Landsmann, the project's chief scientist, tells Amphora's backers they must stop the research or risk bringing about the end of the world, but his warnings are ignored. Jockey Oldcastle, space pirate and rogue, teams up with mild-mannered biologist Adrian Link to uncover the truth about Amphora, as people around the project start dying, their bodies transformed to crystal
The fan man by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

51 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horse Badorties wanders around Manhattan's Lower East Side making love and distributing polyphonic sheet music
The midnight examiner by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une série d'épisodes hautement comiques dans les milieux des journaux new-yorkais, dont celui du titre, font de ce roman policier un agréable divertissement
Queen of swords by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een schrijver verlaat zijn vrouw voor een ander omdat zij zijn nieuw verworven interesses niet wil delen
Trouble in Bugland : a collection of Inspector Mantis mysteries by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-witted insect sleuth, patterned after Sherlock Holmes, displays his brilliant powers of deduction in solving five mysteries
Jewel of the moon : short stories by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swimmer in the secret sea : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a couple's struggle to come to terms with the death of their newborn child
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Walter, the farting dog
Alternative Names
Kūtzvīnkl, Vīlyām

Wiliam Kotzwinkle

William Kotzwinkle Amerikaans schrijver

William Kotzwinkle amerikanischer Schriftsteller

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk författare och manusförfattare

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter

William Kotzwinkle amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

William Kotzwinkle sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense

Уильям Коцуинкл

קוטזוינקלה, וילים

קוצ׳ינקל, ויליאם

وليام كوتزوينكل، 1938-

카츠윙클, 윌리엄

코츠윈클, 윌리엄

코츠윙클, 윌리엄

ウィリアム・コツウィンクル

コッツウィンクル, ウィリアム

コッツウィンクル, ウイリアム

コツウィンクル, ウィリアム

考茨温克尓, 威廉

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Walter the farting dog : trouble at the yard saleE.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novelThe bear went over the mountainWalter the farting dog goes on a cruiseRough weather ahead for Walter the farting dogE.T., the book of the Green Planet : a new novelE.T., the Extra-Terrestrial storybookDoctor Rat