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Wolff, Tobias 1945-

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Most widely held works by Tobias Wolff
Old school : a novel by Tobias Wolff( Book )

57 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to fit in at his New England prep school, the narrator has learned to mimic the bearing and manners of his adoptive tribe while concealing as much as possible about himself. His final year, however, unravels everything he's achieved, and steers his destiny in directions no one could have predicted. The school's mystique is rooted in Literature, and for many boys this becomes an obsession, editing the review and competing for the attention of visiting writers whose fame helps to perpetuate the tradition. Robert Frost, soon to appear at JFK's inauguration, is far less controversial than the next visitor, Ayn Rand. But the final guest is one whose blessing a young writer would do almost anything to gain
Our story begins : new and selected stories by Tobias Wolff( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten potent new stories that, along with twenty-one classics, display Wolff's mastery over a quarter century
The night in question : stories by Tobias Wolff( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen stories on a variety of subjects. In Firelight, a woman and her son visit apartments for rent even though they have no money to rent them, in A Bullet in the Head a bystander gets shot for heckling a robber, and in Chain a man revenging himself for a dog biting his daughter starts a chain of violence
Back in the world : stories by Tobias Wolff( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korte verhalen waarin op realistische wijze de tegenstelling tussen het leven van alledag en de heimelijke dromen en aspiraties van de mens worden beschreven
In the garden of the North American martyrs : a collection of short stories by Tobias Wolff( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories tell of a boy who can not tell the truth, a dying hunter, a philandering professor, and others coping with life's unexpected realities
Who do you think you are? : stories of friends and enemies by Hazel Rochman( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories exploring the theme of friendship
The barracks thief by Tobias Wolff( Book )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of short stories that combines, in mostly domestic settings, intense feeling with wild imagination and familiar situations with extraordinary events
The Vintage book of contemporary American short stories by Tobias Wolff( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff, they also make up an alternate map of the United States that represents not just geography but narrative traditions, cultural heritage, and divergent approaches
An introduction to A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway : audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Hemingway's A farewell to arms, a novel about the tenuous nature of love in time of war told through the story of Lieutenant Henry, an American, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse, who meet during World War I
Matters of life and death : new American stories( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Old School by Tobias Wolff by Dan Stone( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts and critical analysis of Tobias Wolff's Old School which tells the story of a student determined to fit in at his New England prep school, the narrator has learned to mimic the bearing and manners of his adoptive tribe while concealing as much as possible about himself. His final year, however, unravels everything he's achieved, when a visiting writer whose blessing a young writer would do almost anything to gain visits
The Best American short stories, 1997 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Katrina Kenison( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty-four American short stories by authors such as Carolyn Cooke, Leonard Michaels, Clyde Edgerton, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1996
The best American short stories, 1994 by Tobias Wolff( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one best short stories of 1994
The Best American short stories, 1992( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty American short stories by authors such as Rick Bass, Robert Olen Butler, Alice Mono, Joyce Carol Oates, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1991
The best American short stories, 1988( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1990 by Richard Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil from her garden / Donald Barthelme -- Gryphon / Charles Baxter -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- The convict / Janes Lee Burke -- Star food / Ethan Canin -- Gossip / Frank Conroy --Communist / Richard Ford -- Bad company / Tess Gallagher -- Today will be a quiet day / Amy Hempel -- Doe season / David Michael Kaplan -- Three thousand dollars / David Lipsky -- Sportsmen / Thomas McGuane -- All my relations / Christopher McIlroy -- Monsieur les deux chapeaux / Alice Munro
The best American short stories, 1987 by Ann Beattie( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of the works of new writers and well-known talents, this anthology of outstanding short stories features fiction by Margaret Atwood, Sue Miller, and authors whose works appeared in literary magazines or large-circulation periodicals
Our story begins : new and selected stories by Tobias Wolff( )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten potent new stories that, along with twenty-one classics, display Wolff's mastery over a quarter century
Five plays by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fresh, lively, accurate, and, for the first time, complete translation in English of Chekhov's five most famous plays
Children playing before a statue of Hercules( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories, some classic, others impending, selected and introduced by David Sedaris. With this audiobook, a careful listener can discover the truth about loneliness, betrayal, love, and hope
 
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Old school : a novel
Alternative Names
Tobias Wolff Amerikaans romanschrijver

Tobias Wolff écrivain américain

Tobias Wolff escriptor estatunidenc

Tobias Wolff romancier, scriitor, autobiograf, scenarist și profesor universitar american

Tobias Wolff Un vero bugiardo tobias wolff

Tobias Wolff US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Ṿolf, Ṭobias 1945-

Wolff, Tobias

Wolff, Tobias Jonathan Ansell 1945-

Тобиас Вулф

וולף, טוביאס 1945-

טוביאס וולף

توبیاس وولف نویسنده آمریکایی

டோபியாஸ் உல்ஃப்

울프, 토바이어스

토비아스 울프

ウルフ, トバイアス

トバイアス・ウルフ

托拜厄斯·沃尔夫

Languages
English (363)

Spanish (14)

French (13)

German (10)

Japanese (5)

Italian (4)

Danish (2)

Hebrew (2)

Catalan (2)

Swedish (1)

Persian (1)

Dutch (1)

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Our story begins : new and selected storiesThe night in question : storiesBack in the world : storiesIn the garden of the North American martyrs : a collection of short storiesWho do you think you are? : stories of friends and enemiesThe barracks thiefThe Vintage book of contemporary American short storiesThe Best American short stories, 1997 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines