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Giesbert, Franz-Olivier 1949-

Overview
Works: 90 works in 490 publications in 13 languages and 4,420 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Meditations  Fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  History  Film adaptations  Picaresque literature  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Publishing director, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewer, Host, Honoree
Classifications: PQ2667.I28, B
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Most widely held works about Franz-Olivier Giesbert
 
Most widely held works by Franz-Olivier Giesbert
De kokkin van Himmler by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aged 105, Rose has survived everything that life has thrown at her. She lived through the Armenian genocide as a child and, as an adult, saw her husband and children deported to the Nazi concentration camps while she was forced to minister to the culinary tastes of Heinrich Himmler. Now, having outlived the horrors of the twentieth century, she can finally relax in her restaurant in the back streets of Marseille. What is Rose's secret to survival? Commitment to love, good food and taking merciless revenge on anyone who has ever harmed her..."--p.[4] of cover
Dying without God : François Mitterrand's meditations on living and dying by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giesbert records his conversations with François Mitterand, former president of France and confirmed agnostic, concerning "matters both political and personal," including opinions on contemporary personages from Ronald Reagan to Helmut Kohl, figures of the past, the definition of greatness, and the meaning of life and of death.--Jacket
François Mitterrand : ou, La tentation de l'histoire by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

27 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Président by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi om den franske præsident Francois Mitterrand
François Mitterrand : une vie by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Jarnac 1916 à Jarnac 1996, une biographie qui repose sur près d'un quart de siècle d'enquête menée par l'un des journalistes qui a le mieux connu l'ancien président : sa vie éminemment romanesque, toutes les facettes de sa personnalité
Jacques Chirac by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in French and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mieux qu'une simple biographie révélant toutes les facettes de Jacques Chirac, c'est une biographie de la 5è république, une galerie de portraits, une mine d'informations sur notre dernier quart de siècle politique, une source de savoir qui n'est jamais dénuée d'insolence, ni d'humour
L'affreux : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le narrateur du roman de F.-O. Giesbert, le jeune Aristide, est surnommé "L'Affreux" surtout à cause des horreurs qu'il profère. Il est également laid, basané et frisé. L'auteur, avec dérision, tendresse un peu désespérée et cocasserie, nous conte son errance dans le monde des paumés et des zonards. Un livre émouvant et attachant
La souille : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een boerenknecht verhaalt over zijn haat tegen zijn werkgeefster en haar buurvrouw, zijn hopeloze liefde voor een jonge vrouw en twee onverklaarde moorden
Un très grand amour : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un écrivain aux abords de la soixantaine, que sa prostate fait souffrir, est quitté par la jeune femme dont il était épris. Giesbert précise, dans un Avertissement, que "tous les personnages de ce livre sont purement imaginaires, sauf l'amour, le cancer et moi-même." [SDM]
La tragédie du président : scènes de la vie politique, 1986-2006 by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le journaliste, qui a publié en 1987 une biographie de Jacques Chirac, maire de Paris et Premier ministre, revient sur son parcours politique depuis lors, à partir d'entretiens avec le président de la République, ses proches, ses amis politiques et ses détracteurs
Le sieur Dieu : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in French and Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De sa montagne, Jehan Dieu de La Viguerie observe, le cœur saignant, la folie des hommes. Maître-chirurgien, moraliste et aventurier, il adore les âmes et les corps de ses semblabes en un temps--nous sommes en 1545--où l'on se plaît à les malmener au nom du Tout-Puissant
Mort d'un berger : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Roman du terroir
Le huitième prophète, ou, Les aventures extraordinaires d'Amros le Celte : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman initiatique. Roman historique
The American by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit autobiographique dans lequel l'auteur raconte son enfance difficile entre un père américain, combattant lors du débarquement en 1944, seul survivant de sa section, artiste raté et une mère normande originaire de Rouen. Le père, violent, bat sa femme jusqu'au jour où un des cinq enfants, F.-O. Giesbert prend la défense de sa mère et se construit autour de la haine qu'il voue à son père
L'abatteur : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Roman policier (énigme)
Monsieur Adrien : roman by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om politisk og social ambition, om kompromis'erne mellem idealer og grådighed, om det offentlige livs lykke og dets til tider barske pris
L'amour est éternel tant qu'il dure by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieu, ma mère et moi by Franz-Olivier Giesbert( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

22 bullets = [L'immortel] by Richard Berry( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a long, brutal and successful career in the Marseilles mafia, Charly Mattei has turned over a new leaf on his past as an outlaw. For the past three years he's been living a comfortable life and devoting himself to his wife and two kids. However, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the underground parking garage of Marseille's Old Port with 22 bullets in his body. Against all odds, he will not die
 
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Dying without God : François Mitterrand's meditations on living and dying
Alternative Names
Franciscus Oliverius Giesbert

Franz-Olivier Giesbert Frans journalist

Franz-Olivier Giesbert French writer

Giesbert, Francois Olivier.

Giesbert, Franz-Olivier

Франц-Оливье Гибер

Ֆրանց Օլիվիե Գիբեր

פראנס-אוליביה ז'יסבר

فرانس-الیویه ژیزبر

ジーズベール, フランツ=オリヴィエ

ジスベール, フランツ・オリビエ

Languages
French (244)

English (16)

Spanish (12)

German (11)

Japanese (8)

Italian (4)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (3)

Polish (2)

Romanian (1)

Serbian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
La tragédie du président : scènes de la vie politique, 1986-2006The American