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Pynchon, Thomas

Overview
Works: 534 works in 1,753 publications in 12 languages and 76,035 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Experimental fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War stories  History  Young adult works  Satire  Study guides 
Roles: Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Artist
Classifications: PS3566.Y55, 813.54
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Gravity's rainbow by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
118 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American Lieutenant stationed in London during the Blitz has a bizarre ability
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
77 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the orbits of old acquaintances headed for a less than harmonic convergence in Northern California in 1984
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
142 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Oedipa Maas is named as the executor of her late lover's will, she discovers that his estate is mysteriously connected with an underground organization
Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship. By the author of Vineland
V., a novel by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
169 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just been released from the Navy, Benny Profane is content to lead a slothful existence with his friends, where the only real ambition is to perfect the art of "schlemihlhood," or being a dupe, and where "responsibility" is a dirty word. Among his pals--called the Whole Sick Crew--is Slab, an artist who can't seem to paint anything other than cheese danishes. But Profane's life changes dramatically when he befriends Stencil, an active ambitious young man with an intriguing mission--to find out the identity of a woman named V., who knew Stencil's father during the war, but who suddenly and mysteriously disappeared
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reluctantly investigating a kidnapping threat against his ex-girlfriend's billionaire beau, Doc Sportello tackles a bizarre tangle of nefarious characters before stumbling on a mysterious entity that may actually be a tax shelter for a dental group
Against the day : [a novel] by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale spanning the years between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the end of World War I features characters who are caught up in such events as the labor troubles of Colorado, the Mexican revolution, and the heyday of silent-movie Hollywood
Bleeding edge by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York City, 2001. Fraud investigator Maxine Tarnow starts looking into the finances of a computer-security firm and its billionaire geek CEO and discovers there's no shortage of swindlers looking to grab a piece of what's left of the tech bubble
Slow learner : early stories by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
47 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories written by the author between 1958 and 1964, four during the author's time in college, providing a glimpse into American life during the late fifties and early sixties
Nineteen eighty-four, a novel by George Orwell ( Book )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by
Inherent vice by Thomas Pynchon ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doc Sportello is bewildered when an ex-girlfriend returns to recruit him in a plot to kidnap a wealthy construction executive. Soon, Sportello finds himself in the midst of a thrilling conspiracy with an undercover cop and a group of dentists who are swindling the IRS
Bleeding edge by Thomas Pynchon ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull between the collapse of the dot-com boom and the terrible events of September 11th. Silicon Alley is a ghost town, Web 1.0 is having adolescent angst, Google has yet to IPO, Microsoft is still considered the Evil Empire. There may not be quite as much money around as there was at the height of the tech bubble, but there's no shortage of swindlers looking to grab a piece of what's left
Deadly sins ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who among us has not enjoyed a sin or two? Sinners all, we've each been tempted! Here are eight renowned authors discoursing on their favorite transgressions
Against the day a novel by Thomas Pynchon ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After World War I, some of the people lived greedily, not knowing that disaster was heading their way
The crying of lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quite unexpectedly, Mrs. Oedipa Maas finds herself the executor of the estate of Pierce Inverarity, a man she used to know in a more-or-less intimate fashion. Oedipa leaves her home and her husband and heads to Southern California to sort through Pierce's affairs. Pierce, however, did not intend for the job to be an easy one for Oedipa, and soon she becomes ensared in a surreal, hilarious, and puzzling world-wide conspiracy centered around Pierce's strange business partners and dealings
The secret integration by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and Italian and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Low-lands by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mortality and mercy in Vienna by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Enden der Parabel : Roman by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pynchons 3. Roman dreht sich um die deutsche V 2-Rakete, Symbol elegant-todbringender Technik wie einer pervertierten Sexualität
Vente à la criée du lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oedipa se trouve exécutrice testamentaire d'un magnat de l'immobilier dont l'empire est miné par un réseau clandestin
 
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Alternative Names
Pinchon, Tomas
Pinchon, Tomas 1937-
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles 1937-
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles 1937- Jr
Pynchon, Thomas Ruggles Jr. 1937-
Пинчон, Томас 1937-
ピンチョン, T
ピンチョン, トマス
Languages
English (676)
German (42)
French (33)
Italian (17)
Spanish (17)
Danish (4)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (2)
Russian (2)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
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