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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Peter DeVries  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: February 27, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: September 28, 1993 in Norwalk, Ct.

-- Peter DeVries on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

DeVries was born in Chicago and studied at Northwestern.

Biographical and Professional Information

Peter DeVries was an editor and novelist known for his satiric wit.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Clinical case formulation :
ISBN: 9780470515914. OCLC Number: 587391579

John Wiley & Sons,. .

Case formulation is a key skill for mental health practitioners, and this book provides examples of ten case formulations representing the most common mental health problems in a variety of populations and contexts, offering commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case.: Provides an overview of the general features of case formulation and how it can drive treatment; Features clinical cases from a variety of populations, focusing on a range of different problems; Covers all the major theoretical perspectives in clinical practice - behavioural, cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic, me.

Consenting adults :
ISBN: 0316181846. OCLC Number: 6250353

Little, Brown,. .

This is the saga of a randy young man (Ted Beacham) and his various romantic pursuits, including a four-way with the effervescent Peppermint Sisters (triplets). --W. David English at

Consenting adults, or, The duchess will be furious /
ISBN: 0140058338. OCLC Number: 7278020

Penguin Books,. .

Forever panting
ISBN: 0575016795. OCLC Number: 4387896

Victor Gollancz,. .

Forever panting /
ISBN: 0140061886. OCLC Number: 7976313

Penguin Books,. .

Madder music
ISBN: 0316181900. OCLC Number: 3034585

Little, Brown,. .

Middle-aged, middle-class writer Bob Swirling copes with his puritanical upbringing, his repressed emotions and hostilities, his lack of self-confidence, and his imagined terminal illness by retreating into the identity of Groucho Marx.

Madder music /
ISBN: 0140061339. OCLC Number: 7976699

Penguin Books,. .

A comedy about a man unfitted for either marriage or adultery.

Peckham's marbles
ISBN: 1423358430. OCLC Number: 16562675

Thorndike Press. .

Peckham's Marbles.
ISBN: 9781501286933. OCLC Number: 911065655

Brilliance Audio. .

Sauce for the goose
ISBN: 0316182028. OCLC Number: 7555583

Little, Brown,. .

Daisy Dobbin sets out to study sexual harassment in business offices, and she and her sister conspirator Effie both fall in love with the same man.

Sauce for the goose /
ISBN: 0140062815. OCLC Number: 8386688

Penguin Books,. .

Slouching towards Kalamazoo /
ISBN: 0140070702. OCLC Number: 10275828

Penguin Books,. .

Anthony Thrasher is a fifteen-year-old underachiever who simply cannot grasp the mundane realities of the eighth grade. While under the tutelage of his free-spirited teacher Miss Maggie Doubloon (she has the audacity to assign The Scarlet Letter to her class), Tony suddenly finds himself a father. Miss Doubloon leaves town wearing a large "A+" emblazoned on her T-shirt and returns to her hometown of Kalamazoo. Following Maggie and their illegitimate son, Ahab, Tony meet Bubbles Breedlove -- Ahab's buxom, virginal nursemaid -- and falls madly in love with her.

The Mackerel Plaza /
ISBN: 0140086854. OCLC Number: 12695186

Penguin Books,. .

The prick of noon
ISBN: 0575037458. OCLC Number: 12583479

Gollancz,. .