WorldCat Identities

Betts, Doris

Overview
Works: 119 works in 184 publications in 1 language and 6,624 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Conference proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PS3552.E84, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Doris Betts
Heading west : a novel by Doris Betts ( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After agreeing to join her sister's family for a vacation trip, Nancy Finch is kidnapped
Souls raised from the dead : a novel by Doris Betts ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A girl prepares for death while hoping for a donor for a kidney transplant, her mother refusing to be one. A study in the different ways family and friends react in a crisis. By the author of Heading West
Beasts of the southern wild and other stories by Doris Betts ( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sharp teeth of love : a novel by Doris Betts ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medical illustrator Luna Stone dumps her fiance and takes off for the mountains to camp and meditate. While there, she meets a boy who escaped from a porno ring and she also meets a man who planned to be a minister until he went deaf. When the boy is kidnaped by the pornographers, Luna and the man join forces to save the boy and find love. By the author of Souls Raised from the Dead
The river to Pickle Beach by Doris Betts ( Book )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Award-winning novelist Doris Betts's probing look at life in a small North Carolina town richly evokes the summer of 1968. A moving, sometimes startling portrait of people grappling with change and their need for love, ... [pulsing] with the reality of the contemporary South"--Publisher
The astronomer, and other stories by Doris Betts ( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All but one of these seven stories and one novella take place in small towns in North Carolina, and all of them concern ordinary people teetering upon the knowledge of their own insignificance. First published in 1965, this second collection of short fiction by Doris Betts evinces her breathtaking mastery of the genre
The gentle insurrection and other stories by Doris Betts ( Book )
7 editions published between 1954 and 1997 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stories in this first collection are concerned with some of the most private and complicated issues: living and dying, growing old, questioning one's beliefs, and recognizing one's own failings. Whether it be an elderly man struggling to come to terms with an incident in his past before the last light falls; a mill worker attempting to bring some color and distinction to his shabby yard and to his existence; or a meddling spinster who is forced to acknowledge the dance of resentment and need conducted between the races, in each of these stories a "gentle insurrection" occurs that changes lives, however subtly, forever
The scarlet thread by Doris Betts ( Book )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A period southern novel concerning the three children of a money-grubbing storekeeper in a North Carolina mill town
Tall houses in winter by Doris Betts ( Book )
7 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halfway home and a long way to go : the report of the 1986 Commission on the Future of the South by Doris Betts ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man in 7 modes : theory, interpretation, poetry, fiction, music, autobiography, pedagogy by Southern Humanities Conference ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gentle insurrection ; and other stories by Doris Betts ( Book )
3 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
StoryLines Southeast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of Look homeward, angel by Thomas Wolfe ; originally broadcast Oct. 31, 1999 by WUNC-FM
Listening for God. contemporary literature and the life of faith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents interviews with eight contemporary American writers: Michael Malone, James Baldwin, Sue Miller, Kent Haruf, Doris Betts, Allegra Goodman, Robert Olen Butler, and Alice Elliott Dark
Halfway home, a long way to go : the report of the 1986 Commission on the Future of the South to the Southern Growth Policies Board by Doris Betts ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
StoryLines Southeast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
StoryLines Southeast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Souls raised from the dead by Doris Betts ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 713 (ca. 29 min.) : Doris Betts reads selections and discusses her novel, "Souls raised from the dead," a story of Southern families in crisis. Program 714 (ca. 29 min.) : Emily Grosholz is the author of a collection of poetry entitled "Eden."
StoryLines Southeast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
StoryLines Southeast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of Living stories of the Cherokee, collected and edited by Barbara Duncan ; originally broadcast Oct. 3, 1999 by WUNC-FM
 
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Alternative Names
Waugh, Doris June
Waugh, Doris June 1932-
Languages
English (103)
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