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Kosinski, Jerzy 1933-1991

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The painted bird by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

344 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

225 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 3,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Chauncey Gardiner--Chance--an enigmatic but distinguished man who emerges from nowhere to become an heir to the throne of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy advisor, and a media icon
Steps by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

114 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kosinski's groundbreaking work presents discrete scenes recalled by a protagonist whose unfeeling acceptance of violence and cruel behavior being inflicted on others is a commentary on the disturbing undercurrents of modern culture
Being there by Hal Ashby( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run-in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidant to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider
The devil tree by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

82 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Whalen's life has been determined from the start by the immense fortune of his father, a steel tycoon. Whalen's childlike delight in power and status mask a greater need, a desire to feel life intensely, through drugs, violence, sex, and attempts at meaningful connection with other people--whether lovers or the memory of his dead parents. But the physical is all that feels real to him, and as he embarks on a journey to Africa with his godparents, Whalen's embrace of amoral thrill accelerates toward ultimate fulfillment
Blind date by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

80 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Levanter, victim, avenger and voyeur, has a series of "blind dates" with violence and debasement
Cockpit : a novel by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

106 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een geheim agent slaagt er in te overleven door zich een meester te tonen in het uitbuiten en manipuleren van mensen en systemen, waarbij gebruik van geweld, verkrachting en sadisme hem niet vreemd is
Passion play by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

71 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of love and loss, the hero Fabian roams America in his custom-built "VanHome", searching, judging, and testing--himself most of all. His livelihood is polo--not the millionaire's team sport, but the life-threatening duel of clashing horsemen. The VanHome serves as his refuge, transport, and stable for his two horses
Pinball by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

82 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, assisted by a once famous classical composer, investigates the identity of a fantastically popular but mysteriously incognito rock-and-roll star
The hermit of 69th Street : the working papers of Norbert Kosky by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Polish and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel fictionalizing the composition of a novel by burned-out writer Norbert Kosky. The fictional author Kosky is presented as a tantric Jew, macho enigma, and first-rate second-rate novelist--generally bearing an uncanny resemblance to the actual author, Kosinski. The resulting text is is pun-filled and accompanied by copious scholarly footnotes, demonostrating the author's obsession with the Holocaust, cabala, literary theory, and girlie magazines
Passing by : selected essays, 1962-1991 by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shrouded in enigma. Kosinski prided himself on his ability to hide - physically - whenever he wanted. Certainly he managed to keep his own persona and even his life something of a mystery, but here he talks about himself, some of his obsessions, and his feelings about places from New York to Poland. The man who emerges has a passion for sport (polo and skiing), a quirky sense of fun ("Learning to Levitate"), strong opinions about various locales (the streets of New York
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the love affair of John Reed & Louise Bryant in a war-torn world, & how the Russian Revolution shook their lives
A fool and his money( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sandra Bullock and Jonathan Penner star in this hilarious, sexy comedy. New York advertising executive, Morris Codman(Jonathan Penner), seems to have it all - lots of talent and a beautiful girlfriend, Debbie (Sandra Bullock). When he loses his job he decides to use his advertising expertise to create, package and market a shady product that will make him millions. Debbie tries to convince him that money isn't everything and that she loves him just the way he is. Morris' bizzare antics in promoting his product surprisingly lead to a fortune, but can love survive his quest for the almighty dollar?"
Łódź Ghetto( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarded as the most authentic film about the Jewish life within the Holocaust, this documentary uses the diaries of a single community to reveal the heroic struggle of 250,000 people trapped in the longest surviving Jewish community in Nazi Europe
The painted bird by Jerzy Kosinski( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II
Hippocrene insider's guide to Poland by Alexander Jordan( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homo Sowjeticus : der Mensch unter Hammer und Sichel by Jerzy Kosinski( Book )

12 editions published between 1922 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhonda Roland Shearer, ambiguous figures : new bronze works, [exhibition] October 17-November 9, 1990 by Rhonda Roland Shearer( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy : a short, visual introduction by Scott Paeth( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideal path to understanding the philosophical ideas that influence Christian theology. Scott Paeth's fast-paced introduction covers the most important movements and thinkers with precision and clarity. The major ideas are creatively illustrated by artist Joseph Novak, whose crisp, modern style brings big concepts to life for readers. the result is an articulate, no-nonsense approach that guides readers from the ideas of ancient philosophers to contemporary thinkers and movements that impact Christians today
Innovating with concept mapping : 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping, CMC 2016, Tallinn, Estonia, September 5-9, 2016, Proceedings by International Conference on Concept Mapping( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping, CMC 2016, held in Tallinn, Estonia, in September 2016. The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 135 submissions. The papers address issues such as facilitation of learning; eliciting, capturing, archiving, and using ℓ́ℓexpertℓ́ℓ knowledge; planning instruction; assessment of ℓ́ℓdeepℓ́ℓ understandings; research planning; collaborative knowledge modeling; creation of ℓ́ℓknowledge portfoliosℓ́ℓ; curriculum design; eLearning, and administrative and strategic planning and monitoring
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The painted bird
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controlled identityNovak, Joseph, 1933-1991

Jerzy Kosiński pisarz amerykański polskiego pochodzenia

Jerzy Kosinski Pools scenarioschrijver (1933-1991)

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Jerzy Kosiński US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller polnischer Abstammung


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Lewinkopf, Jerzy

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Lewinkopf, Josek

Lewinkopf, Józef 1933-1991

Novak J. 1933-1991

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Novak Joseph 1933-1991

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Косински Е. 1933-1991

Косински, Ежи 1933-1991

Косинский Д. 1933-1991

Косинский Е. 1933-1991

Косинский, Ежи

Косиньский Е. 1933-1991

Левинкопф Е. Н. 1933-1991

Левинкопф Й 1933-1991

Јежи Косински

יז'י קושינסקי

נובק, יוסף

קושינסקי, יז׳י 1933־

קושינסקי, יז׳י, 1933-1991־

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