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Kosinski, Jerzy 1933-1991

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Most widely held works by Jerzy Kosinski
The painted bird by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
242 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 3,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, wanders alone from one village to another in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe."
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
211 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,112 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 )
66 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,986 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
Blind date by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
81 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Levanter, victim, avenger and voyeur, has a series of "blind dates" with violence and debasement
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,680 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 confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider
The devil tree by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
45 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 1,648 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
Cockpit : a novel by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
102 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 1,601 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 )
67 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,506 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 )
69 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,241 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 )
33 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,092 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
The future is ours, comrade : conversations with the Russians by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
32 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passing by : selected essays, 1962-1991 by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 543 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
A fool and his money ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 306 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?"
Reds by Warren Beatty ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reds is the story of the love affair of John Reed and Louise Bryant in a war-torn world and how the Russian Revolution shook their lives. John Reed was an American Communist, journalist, and activist who was buried next to the Kremlin wall. Louise Bryant was a writer and feminist
Łódź Ghetto ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 251 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
No third path by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The painted bird by Jerzy Kosinski ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II
Malowany ptak by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
38 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Polish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, wanders alone from one village to another in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe
Der bemalte Vogel Roman by Jerzy Kosinski ( Book )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhonda Roland Shearer, ambiguous figures : new bronze works, [exhibition] October 17-November 9, 1990 by Rhonda Roland Shearer ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kosinski
Kosiński, Jerzy
Kosiński, Jerzy 1933-1991
Kosiński, Jerzy N.
Kosiński, Jerzy N. 1933-..
Kosinski, Jerzy N. 1933-1991
Kosiński, Jerzy Nikodem.
Kosinski, Jerzy Nikodem 1933-
Kosinski, Jerzy Nikodem 1933-1991
Kosinski, Joseph 1933-
Kosinsky, Jerzy
Kosinsky Jerzy 1933-1991
Kozinski, Jerzy 1933-1991
Lewinkopf, Jerzy Nikodem
Lewinkopf, Jerzy Nikodem 1933-1991
Lewinkopf, Josek
Novak, Joseph.
Novak Joseph 1933-1991
Novak, Joseph, pseud.
Косински, Ежи 1933-1991
נובק, יוסף
קושינסקי, יז׳י 1933־
コシンスキ, イェジー
コジンスキー, イエールジ
コジンスキー, ジャージ
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