WorldCat Identities

Crace, John

Overview
Works: 31 works in 60 publications in 4 languages and 799 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Biography  History  Book reviews 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PN6013.5, 796.334092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Crace
Harry's games : the biography of Harry Redknapp by John Crace( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is Harry Redknapp? Football genius or football chancer? Master tactician or practical joker? How is it that even when he was facing court proceedings for tax evasion so many people were still seriously tipping him to be the next England manager? How can one man have two such diametrically opposed and incompatible career trajectories? Does the longing to have an English manager in charge of the national side warp people's thinking?'To Portsmouth fans, Redknapp was the man who walked on water and won them an FA Cup. To Southampton fans, he is still the devil incarnate who had them releg
Brideshead abbreviated : the digested read of the twentieth century by John Crace( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book hilariously summarises the great and not so great classics of modern English literature from the last century. Includes Mrs Dalloway, Midnight's Children, Lolita and many others
The digested read by John Crace( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I never promised you a rose garden : an insider's guide to modern politics, the coalition and the general election by John Crace( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digested twenty-first century by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a selection of The Guardian's Digested Read columns in which books are retold in 800 words
Wasim and Waqar : Imran's inheritors by John Crace( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracker : the truth behind the fiction by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertigo by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs ... then you're probably not a football fan. Years of underachievement. An heroic sense of injustice. A seemingly infinite capacity for selfdestruction. John Crace and Spurs were made for each other. But then the team started to play like possible champions. For most fans, these are the glory moments they dream about. For Crace they just opened a new dimension of anxiety: the fear of success. Crace has supported Spurs for 40 years. His wife thinks he suffers from a psychiatric disorder, but fandom is not only one of the ways he n
Baby alarm! : a neurotic's guide to fatherhood by John Crace( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristisch relaas van een jonge vader over de geboorte en opvoeding van zijn dochtertje
The second half : thoughts from a male mid-life crisis by John Crace( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Smith : quest for number one by Robin Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wo zhi shi yao ren zhao gu wo : ling ren hun luan er xie si di li de zhong nian wei ji by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digested read, volume II by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside the mind of Harry Redknapp by John Crace( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is Harry Redknapp? Football genius or football chancer? Master tactician or practical joker? How is it that even when he was facing court proceedings for tax evasion so many people were still seriously tipping him to be the next England manager? This book tells his story
Vertigo : one football fan's fear of success by John Crace( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby-Alarm Handbuch für gestreßte Väter by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quest for No. 1 by Robin Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Und plötzlich bist du vierzig! der Roman für den Mann in den besten Jahren by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... und plötzlich bist du 40! der Roman für den Mann in den besten Jahren by John Crace( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digested 21st century by John Crace( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each week Crace reduces a new book to 700 words in a parody of the plot, style, dialogue and themes
 
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Brideshead abbreviated : the digested read of the twentieth century
Languages
English (39)

German (5)

Chinese (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The digested readVertigoBaby alarm! : a neurotic's guide to fatherhoodThe second half : thoughts from a male mid-life crisisThe digested read, volume II