Individual Author Record
Name: Peter DeVriesPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: February 27, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois Died: September 28, 1993 in Norwalk, Ct.
-- Peter DeVries on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=peter++devries
Illinois ConnectionDeVries was born in Chicago and studied at Northwestern.
Biographical and Professional InformationPeter DeVries was an editor and novelist known for his satiric wit.
- The Vale of Laughter, Little, Brown, 1967
- Mrs. Wallop, Little, Brown, 1970
- Into Your Tent I'll Creep, Little, Brown, 1971
- Forever Panting, Little, Brown, 1973
- Madder Music, Little, Brown, 1977
- Consenting Adults; or, The Duchess Will Be Furious, Little, Brown, 1980
- Sauce for the Goose, Little, Brown, 1981
- Slouching towards Kalamazoo, Little, Brown, 1983
- The Prick of Noon, Little, Brown, 1985
- Peckham's Marbles, Putnam, 1986
Selected Titles At Your Library
Forever panting /
ISBN: 0140061886. OCLC Number: Penguin Books,. Harmondsworth, Middelsex, England ;. 1982, ©1973.
Madder music /
ISBN: 0140061339. OCLC Number: Penguin Books,. [New York] :. , ©1977. A comedy about a man unfitted for either marriage or adultery.
Consenting adults, or, The duchess will be furious /
ISBN: 0140058338. OCLC Number: Penguin Books,. New York, N.Y. :. 1981.
Sauce for the goose /
ISBN: 0140062815. OCLC Number: Penguin Books,. New York :. 1982, ©1981.
Slouching towards Kalamazoo /
ISBN: 0140070702. OCLC Number: Penguin Books,. Harmondsworth, Middlesex ;. 1984, ©1983. 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: Penguin Books,. New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :. 1986.