WorldCat Identities

Meno, Joe

Overview
Works: 20 works in 88 publications in 7 languages and 5,658 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Short stories  Short stories, American  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.E53, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Meno
The great perhaps : a novel by Joe Meno( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The precarious world of the Casper family is thrown into chaos by the sudden separation of Jonathan and his wife, Madeline, a decision that forces the couple, their two daughters, and grandfather Henry to confront their own pursuits and cowardice
Office girl : a novel by Joe Meno( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odile is a lovely twenty-three-year-old art-school dropout, a minor vandal, and a hopeless dreamer. Jack is a twenty-five-year-old shirker who's most happy capturing the endless noises of the city on his out-of-date tape recorder. Together they decide to start their own art movement in defiance of a contemporary culture made dull by both the tedious and the obvious. Set in February 1999, just before the end of one world and the beginning of another, Office girl is the story of two people caught between the uncertainty of their futures and the all-too-brief moments of modern life
The boy detective fails by Joe Meno( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the twilight of a childhood full of wonder, Billy Argo, boy detective, is brokenhearted to find that his younger sister and crime-solving partner, Caroline, has committed suicide. Ten years later, Billy, age thirty, returns from an extended stay at St. Vitus' Hospital for the Mentally Ill to discover a world full of unimaginable strangeness: office buildings vanish without reason, small animals turn up without their heads, and cruel villains ride city buses to complete their evil schemes
The cult of LEGO by John Baichtal( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The LEGO brick may be the most popular toy in the world, but it's much more than just a toy. In The Cult of LEGO, John Baichtal of MAKE Magazine and Wired's GeekDad blog and Joe Meno of BrickJournal take readers on a story-packed adventure through the history of LEGO, from its humble beginnings in a small Danish village to its ascent to the summit of the toy world. Along the way, readers are immersed in the fascinating world of LEGO and its fans. They learn hundreds of obscure LEGO facts as they're surrounded by countless fantastically complex and challenging models built by some of the most famous adult LEGO builders. Both deep and wide-ranging, The Cult of LEGO is sincere, admiring, and encyclopedic in its coverage, surveying everything from gigantic models to robots to genuine works of art. Exhaustively researched and lavishly illustrated in full color, The Cult of LEGO is destined to be the definitive guide to LEGO fan culture"--
Hairstyles of the damned by Joe Meno( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gretchen and Brian struggle to fit in at their Catholic school on Chicago's south side. Both teenagers listen to punk rock and have haircuts that clash with the conservative style of the 1990s. As their school year progresses, they learn the value of individualism over conformity
Demons in the spring : stories by Joe Meno( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features a collection of short stories about the surreal yet dark lives of individuals considered outcasts, misfits, or peculiar to loved ones or the outside world
How the hula girl sings : a novel by Joe Meno( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-con Luce Lemay tries to start his life over but the whole town seems to be against him, especially his girlfriend's father
Bluebirds used to croon in the choir by Joe Meno( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novelist, music journalist, and playwright Meno writes squarely in the American tradition of wringing large effects from small change, revealing the subtlety in the broad stroke and conveying complexity with seeming simplicity
Office girl by Joe Meno( )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No one dies in Office Girl. Nobody talks about the international political situation. There is no mention of any economic collapse. Instead, this novel is about young people doing interesting things in the final moments of the last century. Odile is a lovely twenty-three-year-old art-school dropout, a minor vandal, and a hopeless dreamer. Jack is a twenty-five-year-old shirker who's most happy capturing the endless noises of the city on his out-of-date tape recorder. Together they decide to start their own art movement in defiance of a contemporary culture made dull by both the tedious and the obvious. Set in February 1999, Office Girl is the story of two people caught between the uncertainty of their futures and the all-too-brief moments of modern life
Tender as hellfire by Joe Meno( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age tale on Dough and Pill-Bug, two brothers growing up in a trailer on the Prairies. Their home-on-wheels is the scene of debauchery between their widowed mother and her friends, which prepares the boys for their own sex life. Narrated by Dough, 11
I capelli dei dannati by Joe Meno( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BrickJournal compendium by Joe Meno( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verdammte Helden Roman by Joe Meno( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BrickJournal compendium by Joe Meno( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children are the only ones who blush by Joe Meno( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lanetlilerin saç stili by Joe Meno( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Turkish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The blue boa by Joe Meno( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Funny business by Simon Rich( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Roundtable discussion Is there a "working class" fiction? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tender as hellfire by Joe Meno( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (75)
Chinese (4)
Italian (3)
German (2)
French (2)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
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