WorldCat Identities

Guy, Rosa

Overview
Works: 64 works in 191 publications in 6 languages and 7,994 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PS3557.U93, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Rosa Guy Publications by Rosa Guy
posthumous Publications by Rosa Guy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Rosa Guy
The friends by Rosa Guy ( Book )
40 editions published between 1873 and 2006 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phyllisia eventually recognizes that her own selfish pride rather than her mother's death and her father's tyrannical behavior created the gulf between her and her best friend
Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman by Birago Diop ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise
My love, my love, or, The peasant girl by Rosa Guy ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's fable "The Little Mermaid", the story is set on a lush and beautiful Caribbean island and tells the tragic yet lyrical tale of the impossible love of a rich boy from the city and a poor peasant girl
Billy the Great by Rosa Guy ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy's parents try to plan his life for him, including his choice of friends, but he has ideas of his own
Bird at my window by Rosa Guy ( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rosa Guy's novel follows Wade Williams, a brilliant young black man who wakes up in a mental hospital and is told he has assaulted his sister. Throughout Guy's engrossing story, Wade retraces his steps to identify the circumstances that brought him to commit this unthinkable act, and reveals the rich complexity of mid-twentieth-century Harlem and its mothers, sons, and daughters, whose aspirations prevail and perish within both white and black America."--Jacket
The music of summer by Rosa Guy ( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The attractive, sophisticated young African-Americans gathered at Cape Cod have their own set of economic and color prejudices; but, Sarah, the darkest-skinned, begins to see more clearly the duties and hope of her ancestry
The ups and downs of Carl Davis III by Rosa Guy ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of letters to his parents and friends, twelve-year-old Carl Davis III, chronicles his initial anger, confusion, and disdain as well as his gradual change of heart about being sent to a small Southern town to live with his grandmother
The sun, the sea, a touch of the wind by Rosa Guy ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American painter goes to Haiti to escape New York. She instantly identifies with the Haitians who equally instantly identify her as a foreigner. Nor is she welcomed by the other foreigners who are white. Rejected on either side, she drifts into promiscuity, until she meets a revolutionary
Children of longing by Rosa Guy ( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unge amerikanske negre fortæller om deres liv på baggrund af 60'ernes raceuroligheder
Mirror of her own by Rosa Guy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having lived in her older sister's shadow all her life, Mary Abbot comes into the spotlight the summer she turns 18
The ups and downs of Carl Davis the third by Rosa Guy ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinder der Sehnsucht by Rosa Guy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The friends with related readings by Rosa Guy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phyllisia by Rosa Guy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phyllisia ist nicht nur wegen ihres westindischen Akzents Aussenseiterin in ihrer Klasse in Harlem, New York. Sie ist fleissig - ihre Strebsamkeit wird ihr mit gehässigkeit vergolten. Ein Mädchen aber, Edith, die verwahrlost ist und ganz unten auf der sozialen Leiter steht, wirbt um Phyllisias Freundschaft. Es dauert lange, bis Phyllisia sich zu dieser Freundschaft bekennen kann
Mothers Box 1 ( Book )
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of children's books on the subject of mothers
Die Tote im Pool by Rosa Guy ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der junge schwarze Iamu wird verdächtigt, die behinderte Tochter einer reichen weissen Familie ertränkt zu haben. (IK: Krimi)
Spurlos verschwunden by Rosa Guy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Friends ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes dramatized scenes from the novel The friends by Rosa Guy. British teenagers are shown interviewing the writer as she discusses the influence of her experiences upon her novels
The friends and related readings : sourcebook ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Spur führt nach Harlem by Rosa Guy ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cuthbert Guy, Rosa
Cuthbert, Rosa
Guy, Rosa Cuthbert 1928-
ガイ, ローザ
Languages
English (131)
German (11)
Slovenian (4)
Swedish (2)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
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