WorldCat Identities

De Vries, Peter 1910-1993

Overview
Works: 114 works in 471 publications in 1 language and 25,458 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Satire  Film adaptations 
Roles: Other, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3507.E8673, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter De Vries
The blood of the lamb by Peter De Vries ( Book )
28 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man who loses his faith in life as a child, when his brother dies, and tries to recover it in manhood when his young daughter's life hangs in the balance
Peckham's marbles by Peter De Vries ( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earl Peckham, frustrated because his novel has sold only three copies, sets out for America's heartland to find the three readers who bought his book
Slouching towards Kalamazoo by Peter De Vries ( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony Thrasher is a fifteen-year-old underachiever who simply cannot grasp the mundane realities of the eighth grade. While under the tutelage of his free-spirited teacher Miss Maggie Doubloon (she has the audacity to assign The Scarlet Letter to her class), Tony suddenly finds himself a father. Miss Doubloon leaves town wearing a large "A+" emblazoned on her T-shirt and returns to her hometown of Kalamazoo. Following Maggie and their illegitimate son, Ahab, Tony meet Bubbles Breedlove -- Ahab's buxom, virginal nursemaid -- and falls madly in love with her
The tunnel of love by Peter De Vries ( Book )
33 editions published between 1949 and 1982 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and somewhat disreputable loves of a cartoonist, comically narrated by his friend, an art editor
The tents of wickedness by Peter De Vries ( Book )
22 editions published between 1949 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reporter attempts to re-educate a young recluse poetess by means of the spirit of nonconformance in the modern novel. Parodies Various literary styles, from Marquand to Kafka
Consenting adults : or, The duchess will be furious : a novel by Peter De Vries ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vale of laughter by Peter De Vries ( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Let me count the ways by Peter De Vries ( Book )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reuben, Reuben by Peter De Vries ( Book )
20 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries ( Book )
27 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The amorous and pastoral problems of a very liberal minister. Satirical, light comedy
Without a stitch in time; a selection of the best humorous short pieces by Peter De Vries ( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Wallop by Peter De Vries ( Book )
12 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sauce for the goose by Peter De Vries ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daisy Dobbin sets out to study sexual harassment in business offices, and she and her sister conspirator Effie both fall in love with the same man
Madder music by Peter De Vries ( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Middle-aged, middle-class writer Bob Swirling copes with his puritanical upbringing, his repressed emotions and hostilities, his lack of self-confidence, and his imagined terminal illness by retreating into the identity of Groucho Marx
The prick of noon by Peter De Vries ( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Into your tent I'll creep by Peter De Vries ( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forever panting by Peter De Vries ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The cat's pajamas & Witch's milk; two novels by Peter De Vries ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I hear America swinging by Peter De Vries ( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The glory of the hummingbird; a novel by Peter De Vries ( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Devries, Peter
DeVries, Peter, 1910-1993
Vries, Peter De.
Vries, Peter de, 1910-
Vries, Peter de, 1910-1993
Languages
English (302)
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