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Crews, Harry 1935-2012

Overview
Works: 123 works in 349 publications in 5 languages and 12,723 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History 
Roles: Storyteller, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3553.R46, 813.54
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Body by Harry Crews( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 946 libraries worldwide
"A tragicomedy"--Cover subtitle
A feast of snakes by Harry Crews( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Thrill seekers descend on a small town to witness its annual rattlesnake round-up
Scar lover by Harry Crews( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Pete Butcher, a young man with few job skills and no illusions, lands in a Jacksonville flop house where a young woman walks into his life and takes him in hand
The mulching of America : a novel by Harry Crews( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 743 libraries worldwide
A comic novel on every American's dream to succeed, starring Hickum Looney, a door-to-door salesman for a rejuvenating soap. His problems begin when a woman helps him outsell his boss, a first in the company for 25 years, something the boss doesn't take kindly to
The knockout artist by Harry Crews( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
A young boxer of great talent discovers he has a freakishly vulnerable glass jaw and begins to exploit his defect by knocking himself unconscious
Celebration : a novel by Harry Crews( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 666 libraries worldwide
A comedy on a retirement community in Florida, featuring a young woman whose mission is to make old men feel young. Geriatrics, sex and laughs
All we need of hell by Harry Crews( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A man whose life is coming apart at the seams finds hope from an unlikely source
Blood and grits by Harry Crews( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Florida frenzy by Harry Crews( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 libraries worldwide
The gypsy's curse; a novel by Harry Crews( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Car; a novel by Harry Crews( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
A young man promises to eat a car from bumper to bumper on TV
The hawk is dying by Harry Crews( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The Gospel Singer by Harry Crews( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1988 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A gospel singer invites the contempt and anger of his loyal following when he speaks openly about his private life
Naked in Garden Hills by Harry Crews( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Karate is a thing of the spirit; a novel by Harry Crews( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 libraries worldwide
This thing don't lead to heaven by Harry Crews( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
An American family : the baby with the curious markings by Harry Crews( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Major Melton, a marine-turned-English-professor protagonist who finds a suspicious birthmark on his infant son's genitalia and suspects his wife of infidelity. A violent run-in with his in-laws and some pit bulls begins the carnage, which quickly escalates into a grotesquely Freudian revenge fantasy. Between splatters, Crews revisits some familiar themes--scars, dogs, karate, physical pain, regret--and continues the obsessive examination of complicated blood relationships that has defined his career
Mr. Sears' catalogue by Edward Gray( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Using archival film and photographs and interviews with historians, writers, customers and former employees, this film explores how the Sears catalogue, giving readers a sense of urban life and a vision of middle class splendors, reflected the changes of the time and became a symbol for the national ambitions and dreams of a sprawling country. Contains biographical information on Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck
A childhood, the biography of a place by Harry Crews( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Harry Crew recounts his childhood, focusing on the people, places, and circumstances that shaped him into the author he is today
The enthusiast by Harry Crews( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Crews, Harry Eugene 1935-2012
Languages
English (189)
French (11)
Dutch (4)
Italian (3)
German (2)
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