WorldCat Identities

Hearon, Shelby 1931-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 166 publications in 1 language and 11,799 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3558.E256, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Shelby Hearon
 
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Barbara Jordan, a self-portrait by Barbara Jordan( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of the Afro-American woman who, after serving in the Texas legislature, became a representative to the United States Congress
Ella in bloom by Shelby Hearon( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Single mother Ella, having grown up in the shadow of her sister Terrell, takes broad liberties in describing her life in Old Metarie, Louisiana to the rest of her family, but when her beautiful sister is killed, family patterns are suddenly shattered and Ella is finally able to bloom
Life estates : a novel by Shelby Hearon( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her most searching and most accomplished novel to date, the author of Owning Jolene and Hug Dancing explores friendship and loss - and what binds two women together and what separates them. Sarah and Harriet, now in their mid-fifties, have been friends since boarding school
Footprints by Shelby Hearon( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A marriage begins crumbling when a couple meet a Southern preacher whose life has been saved by their daughter's heart. While the husband is overwhelmed by the thought that part of his daughter still lives, his wife is detached. The discovery of such different sensibilities after 25 years of marriage sends the man into the arms of another woman. By the author of Life Estates
A small town by Shelby Hearon( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intertwined story of Venice, Missouri, and a young woman who lives there, presented as an ever-changing, always-the-same diorama
Hug dancing by Shelby Hearon( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cile Tait, a thirty-two-year-old woman from Waco, Texas, tries to remake her life after a break-up with her Presbyterian preacher-husband and find love with her long-lost high school sweetheart
Ella in bloom by Shelby Hearon( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Terrell has asked her sister, Ella, to conceal her adulterous affair from the family. When Terrell dies in a plane crash just hours later en route to meet her lover, the lie takes on a life of its own"--Container
Owning Jolene by Shelby Hearon( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jolene has strategies for claiming herself from her mother, her father, and the artist who makes her famous as a model
The second dune by Shelby Hearon( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Marshall is in her second marriage, now the mother of a 12-year-old son with her first husband Franklin and a four-year-old daughter with her current husband John. Ellen is growing tired of John's constant need for everyone's reassurance. Having left Franklin for his rigidity and domineering attitude, Ellen realizes she may have traded one set of imperfections for another
Group therapy by Shelby Hearon( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five hundred scorpions by Shelby Hearon( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Virginian gentleman-lawyer, fed up with his wife's trivial enthusiasms and his son's petty cheating, seizes the opportunity to go to Mexico with a team of female anthropologists
Year of the dog : a novel by Shelby Hearon( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid story of second chances and renewing family ties. Janey Daniels, 25, is taking a "sabbatical" in Vermont from her job as a pharmacist in Peachland, S.C., after her high school sweetheart and husband of five years dumps her for an ex-girlfriend. In Vermont, with its brilliantly colored Octobers and frigid winters, Janey bonds with Beulah, a Labrador puppy she's raising to become a companion for a blind person. It's while walking Beulah that she meets James Maarten, a potential boyfriend
A prince of a fellow by Shelby Hearon( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Krause is a radio show host for the local station in a small Texas community of German immigrants. Frizzy-haired and ample-thighed, she is no princess. But she still hopes someone will carry her from this potato and dumpling town. When Avery interviews a new novelist, he seems promising. Yet finding her prince in this man could be as tricky as chasing a frog across a pond
Hannah's house by Shelby Hearon( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince of a fellow by Shelby Hearon( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afternoon of a faun by Shelby Hearon( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painted dresses by Shelby Hearon( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armadillo in the grass by Shelby Hearon( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1983 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and another time by Shelby Hearon( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second dune by Shelby Hearon( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ella in bloom
Alternative Names
Shelby Hearon Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Shelby Hearon Novelist, short story writer

Languages
English (138)

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Life estates : a novelFootprintsHug dancingElla in bloomYear of the dog : a novelA prince of a fellowA prince of a fellowThe second dune