Most widely held works about Jessamyn West
Most widely held works by Jessamyn West
The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West ( Book )
56 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,165 libraries worldwide
Episodic chapters about the Birdwell family, nineteenth century Quakers living in Indiana during the period following the Civil War.
The massacre at Fall Creek by Jessamyn West ( Book )
23 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 2,813 libraries worldwide
In the year 1824, not far from what is now Indianapolis, Indiana, five white men killed a group of nine innocent, peaceful Indians who were camped nearby. Fall Creek, a settlement about 100 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, was on the frontier of white civilization. The people who lived there had pushed westward to find their own land, enduring hardships, including Indian raids, before reaching their goal. For many years whites had been killing Indians who were in their way; seldom had they been punished by their communities for their deeds.
Except for me and thee; a companion to The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West ( Book )
15 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 2,198 libraries worldwide
The further adventures of the Birdwell family during and after the Civil War.
Cress Delahanty by Jessamyn West ( Book )
26 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
A series of stories about Cress Delehanty and how she grew her teen years--a sort of feminine Penrod. A sensitive romantic child, she goes through episodes that add to her understanding of herself and others and with her, we share them all. Cressy is a funny, intelligent, alive child.
The state of Stony Lonesome by Jessamyn West ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
Set in Valencia, California between 1915 and 1921, this whimsical tale concerns Ginerva, a lovely girl in her teens, eldest of 3 children in a closely knit family, who nurtures a secret love for her Uncle Zen, a dashing tubercular car salesman with a checkered past.
The life I really lived : a novel by Jessamyn West ( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,553 libraries worldwide
The woman said yes : encounters with life and death : memoirs by Jessamyn West ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
The story of three women - the author's mother, a Quaker growing up in Indiana; the author herself, a well-known writer; and the author's courageous younger sister, who takes her own life rather than submit to a lingering death from cancer.
Leafy Rivers by Jessamyn West ( Book )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 19th century in the Ohio Territory, this is the story of a farm family. Leafy Rivers, whose first baby is on the way, recalls the past. Her recollections reveal the crisis in her marriage, and the difficult birth alters the relationship between husband and wife.
Hide and seek; a continuing journey by Jessamyn West ( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
The Quaker reader by Jessamyn West ( Book )
4 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Includes writings about Quakers by George Fox, William Penn, Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Gray Vining, John Woolman, Thomas Carlyle, John Greenleaf Whittier, D. Elton Trueblood, and Stuart Chase, among others.
Double discovery : a journey by Jessamyn West ( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
The popular American fiction writer looks back to the summer of 1929 when she embarked on a trip to England to further her craft.
A matter of time by Jessamyn West ( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and German and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, literally involved in a matter of life and death, find themselves recollecting the dreams, adventures, joys, and conflicts of their early youth.
Collected stories of Jessamyn West by Jessamyn West ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Crimson ramblers of the world, farewell by Jessamyn West ( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Short stories, read by Roses Prichard.
South of the Angels by Jessamyn West ( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and German and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Lives and loves of the hundred-odd people of "the Tract," a farming community to the south of Los Angeles, founded in 1916.
To see the dream by Jessamyn West ( Book )
12 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
An outgrowth of the author's journal kept when she was spending part of her time at home in Napa, Calif., and part of it in Hollywood as a script writer and technical adviser to William Wyler, who was converting her book, The Friendly persuasion, into a movie.
Love, death, and the ladies' drill team by Jessamyn West ( Book )
5 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
The witch diggers by Jessamyn West ( Book )
13 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and German and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Christie Fraser went to court Cate Conboy on Xmas Eve 1899. He had only met her once at his cousins sociable. During his visit he learned a lot about Cate, her family, and the inmated of the Poor Farm her father ran. The reader learns what happed to Cate's courtship and what role the "diggers" played.
The big country ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship.
The secret look: poems by Jessamyn West ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
American Civil War (1861-1865) American poetry Audubon, John James,--1785-1851 Authors, American Bibliography Biography California Cancer--Patients Church history Civil war Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Europe Feature films Fiction Fiction--Authorship Film adaptations Frontier and pioneer life Hamilton, Donald,--1916-2006 History Indiana Indians of North America--Wars Large type books Literature Love Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Ohio Operas--Librettos Ornithologists Psychological fiction Quakers Ranching Religious films Ship captains Short stories Short stories Society of Friends Teenage girls Travel Trials (Murder) United States Vendetta Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West, Jessamyn West (U.S.) Western films Western stories Women and literature Zoological artists
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