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Tesich, Steve

Works: 76 works in 314 publications in 8 languages and 7,710 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans  Satire  Sports films  Coming-of-age films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Domestic drama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Conceptor, Speaker
Classifications: PS3570.E8, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steve Tesich
Breaking Away by Peter Yates( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on a group of four friends in Bloomington, Ind. The town's youth are split between the students at Indiana University and the locals, derogatorily called "cutters" by the collegians in reference to the town's major industry, a quarry. A marvelously staged climactic bike race brings things to a touching close
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.S. Garp (Williams), a man whose life is filled with a strange assortment of characters, some violent, some humourous, and some of which reappear at oddly coincidental times. An ironic statement about life in America during these anxious and casually destructive times
Summer crossing : a novel by Steve Tesich( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is about a young man, Daniel Boone Price (a high school wrestler), coming of age, feeling the joy and loss of first love, leaving his drab Middle Western Indiana home and going out into the world to become a writer. It is played out against the concurrent death by cancer of Daniel's bitter father
Karoo by Steve Tesich( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on Saul Karoo, a Hollywood script doctor who can fix any story, but his own. Overweight, chain smoking, and uninsured, he is at an age when things break down. He considers his separation from his wife another form of marriage and his relationship with his son is one of avoidance. By the late author of Summer Crossing
Division Street & other plays by Steve Tesich( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Division Street. Chris, a burnt out sixties radical, has settled in Chicago seeking obscurity as an insurance underwriter. He wants to forget his activist past, but is besieged by old cronies and unwanted new ones: a former Black militant, now a transexual city cop; his loopy ex-wife who speaks only the words of rock song cliches; a bomb wielding Serbian restauranteur; a former partner in radicalism who now rails agianst the "women's movement"; a prostitute who espouses the virtues of promiscuity, and his African American-Polish landlady. "Steve Tesich has not only found a great subject, but he has also found the courage to tackle it in a daring, mischievous way."--The New York Times
The speed of darkness by Steve Tesich( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 years after they return from Vietnam, two veterans struggle to come to terms with their war experience
American flyers by John Badham( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two competitive brothers train for a grueling three-day bicycle race in Colorado while dealing with personal drama and the chance that one of them may die from an inherited tendency of cerebral aneurisms
Square one by Steve Tesich( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the open road : a new play by Steve Tesich( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated Mar. 21, 1992
The carpenters by Steve Tesich( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Division Street : a comedy by Steve Tesich( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nourish the beast - formerly known as "Baba Goya" : a play in two acts by Steve Tesich( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends by Arthur Penn( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Steven Tesich and Oscar-nominated director Arthur Penn team up for this coming-of-age story set against the protest, prosperity, and broken promises of the 1960s
Touching bottom by Steve Tesich( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness by Steve Tesich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darryl Deaver (Hurt) is a Vietnam vet and night janitor who is mesmerized by a beautiful newscaster (Weaver). Being from a completely different world, the night janitor never expects her to be anything more than a figment of his dreams. When a murder is committed in his building, however, Deaver pretends to know more than he does in order to get closer to the reporter, and their subsequent love affair ends up gravely endangering both of their lives
Passing game : a drama in two acts by Steve Tesich( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts & leisure by Steve Tesich( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleni by Nicholas Gage( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of a mother's love and a son's revenge. Eleni Gatzoyiannis defies the communist uprise and arranges for the escape of her three daughters and son Nicola. Years later her son, Nicholas Gage, a reporter, seeks to find out the truth of his mother's death
Gorky : a play with music by Steve Tesich( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A--my name will always be Alice : songs from "A--my name is Alice" & "A--my name is still Alice."( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.17 for American f ... to 0.99 for Steve Tesi ...)

Alternative Names
Steve Tesich Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1942-1996)

Steve Tesich amerikansk poet och manusförfattare

Steve Tesich amerikansk poet og manusforfattar

Steve Tesich amerikansk poet og manusforfatter

Steve Tesich amerikansk poet og manuskriptforfatter

Steve Tesich sceneggiatore, drammaturgo e scrittore jugoslavo

Steve Tesich serbischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor in den USA

Stojan Stiv Tešić

Tešić, Stiv

Tešić, Stiv 1942-1996

Tešić, Stojan Stiv.

Tešić, Stojan Stiv 1942-1996

Tesich, Steve 1942-1996

Tesich, Steven.

Tesich, Steven 1942-1996

Стив Тесич

Стојан Стив Тешић

סטיב טשיך

استیو تسیچ فیلمنامه‌نویس و شاعر آمریکایی


KarooSquare oneOn the open road : a new playFour friends