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West, Jessamyn

Overview
Works: 87 works in 472 publications in 7 languages and 29,574 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Western films  Psychological fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PS3545.E8315, 813.54
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The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West( Book )

80 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,505 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 2,587 WorldCat member 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 )

23 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of the Birdwell family during and after the Civil War
Cress Delahanty by Jessamyn West( Book )

29 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life I really lived : a novel by Jessamyn West( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex story of the loves and affairs of a woman writer who starts out in Kentucky and ends up in California
Leafy Rivers by Jessamyn West( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member 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
The Quaker reader by Jessamyn West( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member 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
The big country by William Wyler( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea captain trades the expanse of the oceans for the open range of the West and grows to regret his choice
A matter of time by Jessamyn West( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection contains 38 short stories by this well-loved author
Crimson ramblers of the world, farewell by Jessamyn West( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of the Angels by Jessamyn West( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and German and held by 850 WorldCat member 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
The witch diggers by Jessamyn West( Book )

27 editions published between 1942 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member 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
Love, death, and the ladies' drill team by Jessamyn West( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret look: poems by Jessamyn West( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mirror for the sky by Jessamyn West( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is not what you think by Jessamyn West( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a story & three stories by Jessamyn West( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1945, and the yearbook of the American short story by Martha Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The friendly persuasion
Alternative Names
Jessamyn West American author

Jessamyn West Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1902-1984)

Jessamyn West amerikansk manusforfattar

Jessamyn West amerikansk manusförfattare

Jessamyn West amerikansk manusforfatter

Jessamyn West amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Jessamyn West écrivaine américaine

Jessamyn West scrittrice statunitense

Jessamyn West US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

McPherson, Jessamyn West.

McPherson Jessamyn West 1902-1984

West, Jessamyn Mary

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Languages
English (303)

German (27)

French (24)

Spanish (7)

Dutch (5)

Chinese (4)

Japanese (2)

Covers
The massacre at Fall CreekCress DelahantyLeafy RiversThe Quaker readerCollected stories of Jessamyn WestHide and seek; a continuing journeyJessamyn West : a descriptive and annotated bibliography