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Salzman, Mark

Overview
Works: 50 works in 218 publications in 12 languages and 11,309 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Musical fiction  Biography  Drama  Documentary films  Autobiographical films  Film adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Actor
Classifications: PS3569.A4627, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Salzman
Lying awake by Mark Salzman( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,787 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 )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,675 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
The soloist by Mark Salzman( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,384 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 )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 886 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( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 664 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( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 552 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
Iron & silk( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this autobiographical film, Mark Franklin (i.e., Salzman) studies and practices martial arts for two years in China. In the process, he learns much about himself and traditional Chinese ways
Protagonist( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 261 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"--Container
True notebooks by Mark Salzman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 123 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 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three wise women: A woman set to get married on Christmas Eve must make a life-changing decision
Iron & silk = [Tʻieh yü ssu] by Mark Salzman( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ervaringen en ontmoetingen van een docent Engels aan een Chinese hogeschool tijdens een tweejarig verblijf in China
La spada e la seta by Mark Salzman( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Italian and held by 23 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

Iron & silk : encounters with martial artists, bureaucrats and other citizens of contemporary China by Mark Salzman( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 20 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 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of author, Mark Salzman, who tried, with often humorous results, to rise above the everyday normalcy of his childhood
Der Solist : Roman by Mark Salzman( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protagonist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the tragedies of Euripedes, Yu uses a marionette Greek chorus to examine the lives of four men (a former televangelist who suppressed his homosexuality, a bank robber turned journalist, a former terrorist, and an obsessed martial-arts student) who eventually broke free of dark paths set off by violent and repressive childhoods
Svärd & siden by Mark Salzman( Book )

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

Arŭmdaun sŏnt'aek by Mark Salzman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 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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Lying awake
Alternative Names
Mark Salzman American writer

Mark Salzman Amerikaans schrijver

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 soloistTrue notebooksIron & silk = [Tʻieh yü ssu]Lost in place : growing up absurd in suburbia