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Pérez, Ángela

Overview
Works: 255 works in 770 publications in 3 languages and 2,173 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Humorous fiction  Novels  History  Portraits  Drama  Horror fiction 
Roles: Translator, Scenarist, Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Ángela Pérez
 
Most widely held works by Ángela Pérez
Rodrigo D : no futuro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough and in your face, Rodrigo D reveals the brutal tale of a teenager making a goal of it in one of the world's toughest towns: Medellin, Colombia. Includes a cast of young actors and real life street toughs - some of whom met violent deaths after the filming
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El protagonista de esta novela es uno de los personajes más memorables de la literatura norteamericana: Ignatius Reilly --una mezcla de Oliver Hardy delirante, Don Quijote adiposo y santo Tomás de Aquino perverso, reunidos en una persona--, que a los treinta años aún vive con su estrafalaria madre, está ocupado en escribir una extensa y demoledora denuncia contra nuestro siglo, tan carente de "teología geometría" como de "decencia y buen gusto"; un alegato desquiciado contra una sociedad desquiciada. Por una inesperada necesidad de dinero, se ve "catapultado en la fiebre de la existencia contemporánea", fiebre a la que Ignatius añadirá unos cuantos grandes más
The sky's the limit by Wayne W Dyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Si su límite es el cielo ... quiere decir que no existen límite para usted, y eso significa que los únicos límites que en realidad existen son los que usted, en su interior, se marca, muchas veces sin quererlo. Porque realmente usted puede cambiar su vida, puede convertirse en una persona autónoma, dueña en cada momento de sus actos y de sus proyectos, de sus decisiones y de la realización de sus esperanzas. El cielo es el límite es una obra llena de ingenio, sabiduría y sentido común, los ingredientes que usted necesita para conseguir la fuerza y la confianza necesarias para abordar sin demora su propio cambio
Contes de la folie ordinaire by Charles Bukowski( Book )

41 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Bukowski se dio a conocer en España con sus «relatos de locura cotidiana», publicados en dos tomos: "Erecciones, eyaculaciones, exhibiciones" y "La máquina de follar", que le valieron una inmediata popularidad. Su obra ha provocado, entre otros, los siguientes comentarios: «Un maestro de la sátira anarquista. Una leyenda viviente» (New York Review of Books). «Los más honestos, directos, iluminadores e importantes relatos publicados en este país en los últimos 20 años» (San Francisco Chronicle). «Un humor sardónico que a veces da la impresión de que W. C. Fields se haya reencarnado como escritor» (Rolling Stone Magazine). «Bukowski. Considerado por muchos como el mejor escritor americano. Y por otros posiblemente el peor. Yo estoy entre los primeros» (Jim Christy, Toronto Hobe). «Un profeta de nuestro tiempo» (The New York Times Book Review) --
The fifth child by Doris Lessing( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Listening to the laughter, the sounds of children playing, Harriet and David would reach for each other's hand, and smile, and breathe happiness. Four children, a beautiful old house, the love of relatives and friends, Harriet and David Lovatt's life is a glorious hymn to domestic bliss and old-fashioned family values. But when their fifth child is born, a sickly and implacable shadow is cast over this tender idyll."--
Sueños en el umbral by Fatima Mernissi( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feminist in the Muslim world weaves her own memories with dreams of women who surround her in the courtyard of her childhood
Maurice; a novel by E. M Forster( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two young men in pre-World War I England who meet at Cambridge and fall in love and then must struggle with the moral standards of the time. Clive bows to societal and family pressure and enters a loveless marriage, while Maurice resists and finds lasting love with a working-class man. Forster was reluctant to publish the book in his lifetime because such stories were not supposed to end happily
Dispatches by Michael Herr( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
Structure and function in primitive society : essays and addresses by A. R Radcliffe-Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of a dirty old man by Charles Bukowski( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These stories originally published by Essex House have become available to both the general reader and reader of unusual literature. City Lights has rescued them from their hidden immortality with this new edition. It's Bukowski again--mad, drunk, wounded, screaming, starving, wondering, feeling it out in his rough, raw style ..." --
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondrialcal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie Silver is left destitute, and only place she can go is Ethan's farm. An embittered and man and an enchanting young woman meeting in such circumstances unleash predictable consequences as passions are aroused between the three protagonists
Indecent exposure by Tom Sharpe( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Heroes Day in Piemburg, the capital of Zululand. Luitenant Verkramp's thoughts are awash with promotion prospects, as rumours are flying that the chief of police, Kommandant van Heerden, is exhibiting some very strange behaviour: speaking English, wearing a tweed jacket and displaying a picture of the Queen of England on his desk. Even more outrageous than its predecessor, Indecent exposure is the explosively funny follow-up to Riotous assembly
Juan Carlos : un rey para la democracia by Charles T Powell( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The right stuff by Tom Wolfe( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of the early days of the U.S. space program and the people who made it happen, including Chuck Yeager, Pete Conrad, Gus Grissom, and John Glenn
Hot water music by Charles Bukowski( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories by Charles Bukowski, published in 1983. The collection deals largely with: drinking, women, gambling, and writing. It is an important collection that establishes Bukowski's minimalist style and his thematic oeuvre
Una dama en apuros by Tom Sharpe( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own words-how Howard Hughes tried to buy America
True colors : the real life of the art world by Anthony Haden-Guest( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deliciously inside account of the contemporary art world that will be the most talked-about book on art since The Shock of the New. Haden-Guest gives vivid portraits of the art world's key players and dramatizes the pivotal moments in the always evolving scene. Skillfully conveying a sense of the intricate geography of the art world, he tells of its clashes of ambition, its intrigues, its power plays. This is how artists survive, or don't survive. True Colors is filled
Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1844 Charles Dickens (1812-70) and his family moved to Italy for a year, eventually settling in Genoa. This book, Dickens' second travel memoir, describes his experience of travelling through France and exploring Italy. Based on letters to friends, particularly John Forster, it was first published in instalments from January to March 1846 in the Daily News (a new radical newspaper which Dickens himself founded and briefly edited). The edition in book form reissued here appeared in May 1846. The main focus of the book is the northern regions of Italy, including Tuscany, Milan and Venice. It also includes substantial sections on Rome and Naples as well as a brief sketch of Switzerland. Landscapes, architecture, lodgings and food are described with selective but penetrating detail. The shrewd social observations characteristic of Dickens' novels are found here, especially in his critical remarks about poverty, popular religion and the Catholic clergy." --Publisher description
Cuentos góticos by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A confederacy of dunces
Alternative Names
Gómez, Ángela Pérez

Pérez, A.

Pérez, A. (Ángela)

Pérez, Ángela

Pérez, Ángela J.

Pérez, Ángela (Pérez Gómez)

Pérez Gómez, Ángela

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The sky's the limitContes de la folie ordinaireThe fifth childMaurice; a novelNotes of a dirty old manIndecent exposureThe right stuffUna dama en apuros