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Helprin, Mark

Overview
Works: 97 works in 538 publications in 14 languages and 24,838 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Paranormal fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Drama  Political fiction  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  History  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3558.E4775, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Helprin
Winter's tale by Mark Helprin( Book )

92 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Lake--orphan, thief, mechanic extraordinare--and Athansor, a flying Brooklyn milkhorse, establish a reign of love and justice in New York City in the year 2000
A soldier of the great war by Mark Helprin( Book )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman student is torn from his carefree life when World War I breaks out, and fifty years later, recounts the triumphs and tragedies of his existence to an illiterate factory worker
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet
In sunlight and in shadow by Mark Helprin( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home after serving in World War II to run his family business in New York, paratrooper Harry Copeland falls in love with young singer and heiress Catherine Thomas Hale, who risks everything to break off her engagement to another man
Memoir from Antproof Case : a novel by Mark Helprin( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bittersweet memoir of an aging man-of-the-world. In a tone tinged with humor and regret he describes his many lives, from banker to fighter pilot, to inmate of a mental asylum, commenting on every subject under the sun, including his visceral hate of coffee
Ellis Island & other stories by Mark Helprin( Book )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novella and ten stories cover an extensive geographical range, from the German Alps to the Indian Ocean, the title novella pertaining to an immigrant whose over-active imagination gets him in and out of trouble
Freddy and Fredericka by Mark Helprin( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ridiculed by the British press, Prince of Wales Freddy and his wife, the frivolous Fredericka, are sent to colonize the barbaric land of America, during which they engage in a freight train ride, an art theft, and a wayward presidential election
The Pacific and other stories by Mark Helprin( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen stories feature such characters as a British paratrooper on a mission behind enemy lines, a teenage Hasidic Jew who joins the 1958 Yankees, and a September 11th widow who receives a gift from the contractor working on her apartment
A city in winter by Mark Helprin( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a daring young heroine and would-be queen's quest to avenge the murder of her royal parents and reclaim her lost kingdom
Refiner's fire : the life and adventures of Marshall Pearl, a foundling by Mark Helprin( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born on an illegal immigrant ship off the Palestinian coast in 1947 and raised by wealthy Americans, Marshall Pearl makes his way through loves, vacations, visions, troubles, triumphs, and adventure after adventure toward the October War of 1973
Winter's tale by Joby Talbot( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York, 1916: Peter Lake begegnet der todkranken Beverley und verliebt sich in sie. Er setzt alles daran, die Schwindsüchtige zu retten. Doch seine Bemühungen werden von Pearly, einem Dämon der Hölle, zerstört. Peter wandelt weiter durch die Zeiten, um sein Schicksal zu erfüllen
Freddy and Fredericka by Mark Helprin( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling, critically acclaimed author Mark Helprin's work has drawn favorable comparisons to an elite group of literary legends, including James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allan Poe, and Thomas Mann. Helprin's sheer comic brilliance shines in this ingenious farce. A thinly veiled satire of what might have happened to the British monarchy if Princess Diana had survived, Freddy and Fredericka is an imaginative gem full of clever wordplay and wicked political jabs."[Mark Helprin] frequently astounds with the freshness of voice and the oddly soaring majesty of this ... comic call for greatness in a mediocre era."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Winter's tale by Mark Helprin( Recording )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Lake--orphan, thief, mechanic extraordinare--and Athansor, a flying Brooklyn milkhorse, establish a reign of love and justice in New York City in the year 2000
A dove of the East, and other stories by Mark Helprin( Book )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and German and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twenty stories here, many of which have been anthologized throughout the world, are strikingly beautiful pieces on enduring and universal questions by a writer the San Francisco Review of Books calls "a master crafter of the short story."
In sunlight and in shadow by Mark Helprin( Recording )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Copeland, an elite paratrooper who fought behind enemy lines in Europe, returns home to run the family business. In a single, magical encounter on the Staten Island ferry, the young singer and heiress Catherine Thomas Hale falls for him instantly, but too late to prevent her engagement to a much older man. Catherine's choice of Harry over her longtime fiance endangers Harry's livelihood, and eventually threatens his life
The veil of snows by Mark Helprin( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fantasy is also a political fable in which a reactionary queen tries to turn back the clock. After many years of peace, a queen prepares for the birth of her first child, only to be forced to confront an impending danger, as the Usurper once again threatens her city, while her husband and his army are vanished into the wilderness, in the third volume of a trilogy that began with Swan Lake
The best American short stories, 1988( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier of the great war by Mark Helprin( Recording )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his last long walk, septuagenarian war hero, deserter, and professor Alessandro Giuliani shares his past with an illiterate young factory worker--spinning a remarkable tale of heart-stopping escapes, of loves unrequited and won, of madmen, dwarfs, and mafiosi. But overshadowing all is his most miraculous and terrible adventure, the Great War--a surreal parade of horrors that devastated and defined Alessandro, yet enabled him to experience fully the magic and beauty of the absurd human comedy called life
A city in winter by Mark Helprin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a daring girl's quest to avenge the murder of her parents
The Pacific and other stories by Mark Helprin( Recording )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helprin returns with The Pacific and Other Stories, a collection of sixteen stories that display the remarkable scope, incomparable wit, and deft prose that have come to be his signature
 
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Winter's tale
Alternative Names
Helprin, Mark

Mark Helprin Amerikaans journalist

Mark Helprin écrivain américain

Mark Helprin US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

הלפרין, מארק 1947-

헬프린, 마크 1947-

ヘルプリン, マーク

マーク・ヘルプリン

Languages
English (333)

German (38)

French (12)

Italian (12)

Spanish (12)

Chinese (4)

Polish (4)

Russian (4)

Dutch (3)

Hungarian (2)

Japanese (2)

Finnish (2)

Czech (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
A soldier of the great warSwan LakeMemoir from Antproof Case : a novelEllis Island & other storiesFreddy and FrederickaThe Pacific and other storiesA city in winterRefiner's fire : the life and adventures of Marshall Pearl, a foundling