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Salzman, Mark

Overview
Works: 56 works in 282 publications in 12 languages and 12,026 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical fiction  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Documentary films  Drama  Autobiographical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Actor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3569.A4627, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Salzman
Lying awake by Mark Salzman( Book )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Carmelite monastery outside present-day Los Angeles, Sister John of the Cross experiences visions of such dazzling power and insight that she is considered a spiritual master. But they are accompanied by powerful headaches, and when a doctor reveals they may be dangerous, she faces a devastating choice since she fears a "cure" may end her spiritual gifts
True notebooks by Mark Salzman( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the author's first years teaching at Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for Los Angeles's most violent teenage offenders
The soloist by Mark Salzman( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renne Sundheimer's life as a cello teacher is abruptly changed by two events: his participation as a juror in a murder trial, and his association with a new student, a Korean prodigy who reminds him of his own past
The laughing sutra : a novel by Mark Salzman( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man from a remote village in China and a mysterious stranger journey from Hong Kong to San Francisco in search of the Laughing Sutra, a Buddhist text
The soloist by Mark Salzman( )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renne Sundheimer's life is a shadow of his youth, when he was a celebrated genius cellist. Now a college professor, he struggles to regain his gift. But in one week he is drafted into jury duty and reluctantly agrees to tutor a young Korean boy, forcing Renne to come to terms with his limitations and broaden his horizons
Lying awake by Mark Salzman( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Carmelite monastery outside present-day Los Angeles, life goes on in a manner virtually un-changed for centuries. Sister John of the Cross has spent years there in the service of God. And there, she alone experiences visions of such dazzling power and insight that she is looked upon as a spiritual master
Protagonist( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A riveting and provocative documentary that explores the psychological transformation of the modern character. Inspired by Greek drama, Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu weaves together the stories of four men consumed by personal odysseys - a notorious former German terrorist, an evangelical minister who comes out of the closet, a bank robber turned journalist, and a kung-fu fanatic who becomes a stay-at-home dad and author"--Original container
Iron & silk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this autobiographical film, Mark Franklin studies and practices martial arts for two years in China. In the process, he learns much about himself and traditional Oriental ways
Iron & silk = [Tʻieh yü ssu] by Mark Salzman( Book )

35 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salzman captures post-cultural revolution China through his adventures as a young American English teacher in China and his shifu-tudi (master-student) relationship with China's foremost martial arts teacher. From the Trade Paperback edition
True notebooks by Mark Salzman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the author's first years teaching at Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for Los Angeles's most violent teenage offenders
10 movie holiday romance pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three wise women: A woman set to get married on Christmas Eve must make a life-changing decision
Bu liang bi ji by Mark Salzman( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author shares his experiences working with kids in Central Juvenile Hall, a jail for kids located near Los Angeles, assisting them with their writing
Der Solist : Roman by Mark Salzman( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shang di de nu er by Suo zi men( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in place : growing up absurd in suburbia by Mark Salzman( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of author, Mark Salzman, who tried, with often humorous results, to rise above the everyday normalcy of his childhood
Iron & silk : encounters with martial artists, bureaucrats and other citizens of contemporary China by Mark Salzman( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Svärd & siden by Mark Salzman( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frisbee, Buddha und Kung-Fu by Mark Salzman( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in German and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of Iron & Silk comes a charming and frequently uproarious account of an American adolescence in the age of Bruce Lee, Ozzy Osborne, and Kung Fu. As Salzman recalls coming of age with one foot in Connecticut and the other in China (he wanted to become a wandering Zen monk), he tells the story of a teenager trying to attain enlightenment before he's learned to drive. From the Trade Paperback edition
Arŭmdaun sŏnt'aek by Mark Salzman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the empty boat by Mark Salzman( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of Iron & Silk comes a moving memoir of love and family, loss and spiritual yearningAnxiety has always been part of Mark Salzman's life: He was born into a family as nervous as rabbits, people with extra angst coded into their genes. As a young man he found solace through martial arts, meditation, tai chi, and rigorous writing schedules, but as he approaches midlife, he confronts a year of catastrophe. First, Salzman suffers a crippling case of writer's block; then a sudden family tragedy throws his life into chaos. Overwhelmed by terrifying panic attacks, the author begins a s
 
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True notebooks
Alternative Names
Mark Salzman Amerikaans schrijver

Mark Salzman écrivain américain

Mark Salzman escritor estadounidense

Mark Salzman scrittore, violoncellista e insegnante statunitense

Mark Salzman US-amerikanischer Autor

Марк Сальцман

ザルツマン, マーク

マーク・サルツマン

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True notebooksThe soloistThe laughing sutra : a novelThe soloistIron & silk = [Tʻieh yü ssu]True notebooksLost in place : growing up absurd in suburbia