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Park, Ruth

Overview
Works: 216 works in 1,032 publications in 9 languages and 11,924 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Drama  Guidebooks  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Young adult works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.P2214, A823.3
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Most widely held works about Ruth Park
 
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Most widely held works by Ruth Park
Playing beatie bow by Ruth Park( Book )
56 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely Australian girl from a divided family is transported back to the 1880's and an immigrant family from the Orkney Islands
My sister Sif by Ruth Park( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Riko manages to get her delicate older sister Sif and herself to their remote Pacific island home, where an American scientist who falls in love with Sif and discovers her connection with an underwater race creates complications in Riko's life
The harp in the South by Ruth Park( Book )
90 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruth Park's classic novel Harp in the South is one of Australia's greatest novels. Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy
Missus by Ruth Park( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hugh seems inseparably burdened with his neurotic disabled brother Jeremiah after their parents die. Neither drink nor wandering frees him from his brother's demands. His misery becomes intolerable when he seeks to marry sensuous Margaret, who won't have Jeremiah in the house
Things in corners by Ruth Park( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a collection of horror stories by the author of My Sister Sif . "In the first tale, a boy's anger at being abandoned takes the form of a mournful, brown-eyed blob that appears whenever he gets on an elevator. In another, the spirit of a disturbed man haunts all the subsequent drivers of an old touring car in which he drowned himself and his family
Poor man's orange by Ruth Park( Book )
57 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuing the history of the Irish Darcys begun in Missus and continued in The Harp in the South, this third novel of a trilogy, re-acquaints readers with the vicissitudes of slum life in a Sydney suburb. An unforgettable family and a cast of unforgettable characters enliven a story that is sometimes tragic but often humourous in a time of poverty and destitution, hope and promise
The gigantic balloon by Ruth Park( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dream of a lowly store clerk in Sydney comes true when a huge balloon arrives from France to promote an advertising campaign, but without a balloonist
The witch's thorn by Ruth Park( Book )
24 editions published between 1951 and 1990 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the wind changed by Ruth Park( Book )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy who makes awful faces is stuck with his most hideous one when the wind changes
Serpent's delight by Ruth Park( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What happens to a closely-knit Australian Catholic family when the youngest daughter announces she has had a vision of the Blessed Virgin
The adventures of the muddle-headed wombat by Ruth Park( Book )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reprint of this favourite classic. The best of friends, a wombat, cat, and mouse, survive stories
A power of roses by Ruth Park( Book )
25 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The companion guide to Sydney by Ruth Park( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Callie's castle by Ruth Park( Book )
14 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Callie feels like the odd one out in her family, despite the love from her mother and Danish stepfather Laurens. Then her Scottish grandpa builds a tiny turret room for her in the old cupola. Her own real-life castle-in-the-air
More adventures of the muddle-headed wombat by Ruth Park( Book )
34 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely trio, Wombat, Mouse and Tabby, find friendship and adventure
One-a-pecker, two-a-pecker by Ruth Park( Book )
15 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story is set in 19th century New Zealand
Road under the sea by Ruth Park( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in English and German and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home before dark by Ruth Park( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Darcy, the Australian boxing champion, was born in 1895 and died in Memphis in 1917. This is the story behind one of Australia's most revered sporting icons. It is the tale of a battler and lovable, modest, young man from a disrupted home, who overwhelmed all opposition in Australia but finally met an opponent he could not master in America
The harp in the south by Ruth Park( Recording )
21 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Australian classic, this is the story of the Darcy family who live in the Depression era tenements of Surry Hills, Sydney. Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy. Filled with beautifully drawn characters that will make you laugh as much as cry, this Australian classic will take you straight back to the colourful slums of Sydney with convincing depth, careful detail and great heart
Come danger, come darkness by Ruth Park( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norfolk Island is still a penal colony when Otter and Paddy Paul Cannon are spent there to live with their uncle. Otter discovers an old family retainer is a prisoner there and plans to help him escape
 
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Alternative Names
Niland, Ruth 1917-2010
Niland, Ruth Park
Niland Ruth Park 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Lucia 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth Lucia
Park Rosina Ruth Lucia 1917-2010
Pārka, Rūta
パーク, ルース
Languages
English (466)
Danish (12)
Swedish (11)
German (10)
Japanese (8)
Norwegian (5)
Dutch (4)
Spanish (3)
Finnish (2)
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