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Tate, Joan

Overview
Works: 376 works in 838 publications in 2 languages and 11,613 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Science fiction  Suspense fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PT9876.15.K55, 839.7374
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Tate
 
Most widely held works by Joan Tate
Blackwater by Kerstin Ekman( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her six-year-old daughter discover a double homicide in a camping ground. The mother sees a boy running away, but he is not found and the crime is never solved. Eighteen years later the mother recognizes the boy as the man dating her daughter. By a Swedish writer, author of 17 novels, of which this is her first English translation. The book won the Swedish Crime Academy's award for the best crime novel of the year
Exterminate all the brutes by Sven Lindqvist( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dead Do Not Die includes the full unabridged text of "Exterminate All the Brutes", called "a book of stunning range and near genius" by David Levering Lewis. In this work, Lindqvist uses Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness as a point of departure for a haunting tour through the colonial past, retracing the steps of Europeans in Africa from the late eighteenth century onward and thus exposing the roots of genocide via his own journey through the Saharan desert. The full text of Terra Nullius is also included, for which Lindqvist traveled 7,000 miles through Australia in search of the lands the British had claimed as their own because it was inhabited by "lower races," the native Aborigines--nearly nine-tenths of whom were annihilated by whites."--Www.Amazon.com
Under the snow by Kerstin Ekman( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery above the Arctic Circle in which a young artist steps into the night after an argument and freezes to death. At least, that is what the villagers tell Constable Torsson, until a blood-stained noose is found the following summer, when it becomes clear the village is protecting a secret. By a Swedish writer, author of Blackwater
Private confessions : a novel by Ingmar Bergman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of conversations in which a married woman describes to friends her long affair with a theology student, its impact on her children, and the drama which followed when her husband found out. The novel is notable for the presence of an author's voice who, like the chorus in a Greek tragedy, comments and interprets the heroine's confessions and the reaction they provoke in her listeners. By the author of Sunday's Children
Psalm at journey's end by Erik Fosnes Hansen( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of seven musicians who played on the Titanic as the ship went down, describing the way their personal dramas and love of music led them to eke out a living playing waltzes for the wealthy. They come from various parts of Europe, one is an expelled English medical student, another is an Austrian trying to forget a woman. By a Norwegian writer
A Christmas book by Peter Faber( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in text and illustrations the preparations for and the celebration of Christmas in nineteenth-century Denmark
Ben and Annie by Joan Tate( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven year-old-boy befriends the crippled girl living downstairs but an unforeseen turn of events break up their friendship
Wonderful women by the sea : a novel by Monika Fagerholm( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two Americanized women in Finland during the early sixties
The man who went up in smoke by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stockholm Homicide Squad's Inspector Martin Beck is assigned to search for Alf Matsson, a vanished Swedish journalist, and finds himself becoming involved in an international racket that leads him to some enigmatic Eastern European underworld figures
Wild boy by Joan Tate( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Yorkshire boy often dreams of living alone on the moors until he meets a strange boy who is doing just that
Luke's garden ; and, Gramp : two novels by Joan Tate( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one short novel, a boy is destroyed because he is different; in the other, a boy finds a way to make his grandfather feel useful again
The Roman; the memoirs of Minus Lausus Manilianus, who has won the insignia of a triumph, who has the rank of Consul, who is chairman of the Priests' Collegium of the God Vespasian and a member of the Roman Senate by Mika Waltari( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman world in the time of the Emperors Claudius and Nero. It is the story of Minutus living in the 1st century A.D. He is of noble birth, serves government and travels through the Empire from his home in Antioch. His destiny intertwines with new sect of Christianity
The fire engine that disappeared by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incendiary device that blows the roof off a Stockholm apartment nearly takes the lives of the building's 11 occupants. Had it been terrorism, suicide, or simply a gas leak? And what does the explosion have to do with a cryptic suicide note that had been found earlier that day?
The man who went up in smoke by Maj Sjöwall( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Beck's holiday has just begun with his family on a small island off the coast of Sweden. But when a neighbor gets a phone call, Martin Beck finds himself packed off to Budapest, where a boorish journalist has vanished without a trace. Instead of passing leisurely sun-filled days with his children, Beck must troll about in the Eastern Europe underworld for a man nobody knows
Grandpa and my sister Bee by Joan Tate( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bee, age three, helps Grandpa plant wallflowers--or is she really helping?
Tina and David by Joan Tate( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At age ten David and Tina communicated through notes. Meeting again, at age eighteen, they find that writing notes is still the most comfortable form of communication
According to Mary Magdalene by Marianne Fredriksson( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jesus, from the perspective of Mary Magdalene
Jock and the rock cakes by Joan Tate( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock's cakes are so hard no one wants to eat them. But Loppy loves them
The steel spring by Per Wahlöö( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned home after an operation, Chief Inspector Jensen discovers that all flights home have been cancelled and all communication from his homeland has ceased. It becomes clear that some kind of epidemic has ravaged the country
A necessary action by Per Wahlöö( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Willi Mohr - former German soldier, starving artist, enigmatic drifter - is arrested by the police and subjected to a lengthy and perplexing interrogation. Unwillingly, he is drawn back to the previous year he spent in Spain, the mysterious death of a Norwegian couple he shared a house with and his tireless attempts to discover how they died. As the interrogation intensifies, Mohr realizes that his own secret activities have implicated him in a dangerous political situation. Exhausted, at the end of his money, worn down by the police, he takes decisive action that leads to a profound personal release"--Publisher's description
 
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Blackwater
Alternative Names
Eames, Joan 1922-2000

Joan Tate British translator

Joan Tate Brits vertaalster (1922-2000)

Joan Tate traductora británica

Languages
English (132)

German (2)

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Exterminate all the brutesUnder the snowPrivate confessions : a novelPsalm at journey's endWonderful women by the sea : a novelThe man who went up in smokeThe fire engine that disappearedThe man who went up in smokeAccording to Mary Magdalene