WorldCat Identities

Wolff, Tobias 1945-

Overview
Works: 259 works in 761 publications in 12 languages and 22,086 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Personal narratives  Autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Other, Performer, Interviewee, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS3573.O558, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Tobias Wolff
Old school : a novel by Tobias Wolff( Book )

46 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 2,607 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 )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,725 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 )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,531 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 )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,079 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
The barracks thief by Tobias Wolff( Book )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 818 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 held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories features the work of Carol Bly, Ann Beattie, Allan Gurganus, Joyce Carol Oates, and others
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 656 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
An introduction to Old School by Tobias Wolff by Dan Stone( Recording )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the theme and characters in Wolff's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author
Matters of life and death : new American stories( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1994 by Tobias Wolff( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one best short stories of 1994
Our story begins : new and selected stories by Tobias Wolff( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten potent new stories that, along with twenty-one classics, display Wolff's mastery over a quarter century
Children playing before a statue of Hercules( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 233 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
Edna O'Brien : in conversation with Tobias Wolff( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. O'Brien read from the story "Brother" and from Down by the River on May 12, 1998
Old school [a novel] by Tobias Wolff( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age story about an outsider in an exclusive New England prep school
The Picador book of contemporary American stories( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of Tobias Wolff by Tobias Wolff( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of American short stories_
On writing short stories by Francine Prose( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Writing Short Stories, Second Edition, explores the art and craft of writing short fiction by bringing together nine original essays by professional writers and thirty-three examples of short fiction. The first section features original essays by well-known authors--including Francine Prose, Joyce Carol Oates, and Andre Dubus--that guide students through the process of writing. Focusing on the characteristics and craft of the short story and its writer, these essays take students from the workshopping process all the way through to the experience of working with agents and publishers. The second part of the text is an anthology of stories--many referred to in the essays--that give students dynamic examples of technique brought to life
This boy's life : a memoir by Tobias Wolff( Book )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes an opening announcement story, a listing of cast and credits, production information, an immediate release announcement for the soundtrack to Warner Bros. This Boy's Life, and a brief synopsis for each piece of music chosen for the film
This boy's life : a true story by Tobias Wolff( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young rebellious teen struggles against an overbearing and tyrannical stepfather
In the garden of the North American martyrs : with a new preface from the author by Tobias Wolff( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 51 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
 
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Old school : a novel
Alternative Names
Tobias Wolff Amerikaans romanschrijver

Tobias Wolff écrivain américain

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

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Our story begins : new and selected storiesThe night in question : storiesBack in the world : storiesThe barracks thiefThe Vintage book of contemporary American short storiesThe best American short stories, 1994Our story begins : new and selected storiesChildren playing before a statue of Hercules