WorldCat Identities

Kowalski, William 1970-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 222 publications in 10 languages and 6,608 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  Domestic fiction  Motion pictures  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3561.O866, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Kowalski
 
Most widely held works by William Kowalski
Eddie's bastard : a novel by William Kowalski( Book )

46 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Thomas Mann gets a second crack at fatherhood when a baby boy is delivered to his doorstep. A note identifies the boy as the illegitimate child of Mann's son, Eddie, a soldier killed in Vietnam. The novel is narrated by the boy
Somewhere south of here : a novel by William Kowalski( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Billy Mann grew up, his only link to the father who died in Vietnam and the mother who deserted him was his hard-drinking grandfather, Thomas Mann, who raised him on a diet of fried bologna sandwiches and mythic tales of the Mann family ancestry. With Grandpa gone, Billy has lost his only known blood relation and sole link to his heritage. The lone clue he possesses to his mother's whereabouts is her last-known address, somewhere in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Propelled by hope and heartache, Billy sets off on a cross-country odyssey from his home in upstate New York."--Jacket
The good neighbor : a novel by William Kowalski( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purchasing a 150-year-old house in the country for different reasons, a Manhattan couple finds their relationship tested by what they learn about the house, its history, and its previous inhabitants
The adventures of Flash Jackson : a novel by William Kowalski( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After breaking her leg, Haley spends the summer living in the woods with her mystical grandmother who teaches her the gifts of prophecy and healing
The way it works by William Kowalski( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Davis is homeless after his mother's death, and he meets the girl of his dreams and tries to keep his circumstances from her
The Barrio kings by William Kowalski( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosario Gomez gave up gang life after his brother was killed in a street fight. Now all he wants to do is finish night school, be a good father and work hard enough at his job at the supermarket to get promoted. But when an old friend shows up to ask him why he left the gang, Rosario realizes he was fooling himself if he thought his violent past would just go away
Something noble by William Kowalski( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save her son's life, a single mom must try to convince a selfish drug dealer to donate one of his kidneys to his half-brother
Eddie's bastard a novel by William Kowalski( Recording )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and German and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This mesmerizing novel explores the meaning of family and the role of the individual in the continuum of time, telling the bittersweet story of an old man who raises his grandson as the last proud scion of his family
Just gone by William Kowalski( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angelique's work at a homeless shelter takes a strange turn when she encounters seven-year-old Jamal and his fantastic stories about a mysterious character named Jacky Wacky who looks out for vulnerable children
Somewhere south of here by William Kowalski( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a follow-up to "Eddie's Bastard," Billy Mann continues his search for the mother who abandoned him as a child, discovering secrets about his family along the way
The hundred hearts by William Kowalski( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story about how wars continue to be faught in the hearts of soldiers long after they've returned home
The innocence device by William Kowalski( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2147. Chago, twenty-four, is a prisoner in a world made up only of prisoners and those who guard them. The only bright spot in Chago's life is his son, Jim-Jim, whose mother is a guard. In an effort to resolve overcrowding in the prison, the warden introduces the Innocence Device, a high-tech machine he claims can determine innocence or guilt. Prisoners are encouraged to walk through the Innocence Device and experience its rewards: immediate freedom or death. When they discover the machine is rigged, the prisoners riot and take over the prison
Together we're better a story about teamwork( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The kickoff parade for the Fabulous Flobo Festival is only days away, and everyone in Fairfield and surrounding villages is working hard to build the most spectacular float of all. The FairField kids have lots of great ideas, but they're getting nowhere fast. What can the problem be?"--Container
The adventures of Flash Jackson by William Kowalski( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer adventurous Haley breaks her leg turns out to be the summer that changes her life forever
Kurt Warner's Good Sports Gang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town jocks have exiled a boy named Elliot from their new game, Flobo, and saddled him with a cruel nickname. But the Good Sports Gang knows that everyone has a talent, and they are off to the rescue
Kurt Warner's Good Sports Gang. a story about teamwork( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Coach Warner and eight high-bouncing, super-hero sports ball characters in a story about teamwork
La quête de Billy : roman by William Kowalski( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Någonstans söderut by William Kowalski( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Kowalksi Ebook Bundle by William Kowalski( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three gritty novels in one ebook bundle
 
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Eddie's bastard : a novel
Alternative Names
Kowalski, William John 1970- III

Kowalski, William John, III, 1970-

Languages
English (130)

German (23)

Swedish (9)

Polish (8)

French (5)

Dutch (5)

Serbian (2)

Spanish (2)

Danish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Somewhere south of here : a novelThe good neighbor : a novelThe adventures of Flash Jackson : a novelThe way it worksThe Barrio kingsEddie's bastard a novelSomewhere south of hereTogether we're better a story about teamworkKurt Warner's Good Sports Gang