WorldCat Identities

Givner, Joan 1936-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 89 publications in 2 languages and 5,092 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Interviews  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  Satire  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3531.O752, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Givner
 
Most widely held works by Joan Givner
Katherine Anne Porter : a life by Joan Givner( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Katherine Anne Porter's rise from Texas log-cabin poverty to a position as a well-known short story writer and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, stressing her stamina, wit, and determination
Katherine Anne Porter : conversations by Katherine Anne Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mazo de la Roche : the hidden life by Joan Givner( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Canadese schrijfster Mazo de la Roche (1879-1961)
Tentacles of unreason : stories by Joan Givner( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Fremedon, volunteer by Joan Givner( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen thinks that volunteering at the local retirement home during the summer will be boring, but her attempts to reunite a friend with her missing mother and to stop the retirement home from closing keep things interesting
Ellen's book of life by Joan Givner( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While dealing with the recent loss of her mother, Ellen comes upon a letter telling her that she was adopted and so begins the challenging process to delve into her past to find her birth mother using the important information that was provided
Ellen Fremedon by Joan Givner( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one long summer Ellen Fremedon decides to write a novel. Her small village, Partridge Cove, is full of interesting people to write about
Ellen Fremedon, journalist by Joan Givner( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Fremedon and her best friend, Jenny, decide to publish a newspaper; a paper that will, unlike so many others, be completely truthful and free of mistakes. But publishing a newspaper isn't as easy as it seems, and being an investigative reporter in a small community like Partridge Cove is a profession full of unexpected pitfalls, especially when it comes time to investigate the mysterious stranger who moves in next door.--p.4 of cover
Thirty four ways of looking at Jane Eyre by Joan Givner( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing Sarah Bernhardt : a novel by Joan Givner( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet's acting career suffers a catastrophic setback when memory loss forces her to quit her role as Sarah Bernhardt. In turmoil, she accepts the role of Mazo de la Roche in a production written by an amateur playwright and being performed in small-town Saskatchewan. Harriet soon discovers that she was chosen for this role because she holds the key to a secret from Mazo's past. Meanwhile, the play, the role, and the town draw Harriet into the vortex of her own past
Scenes from provincial life : stories by Joan Givner( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half known lives by Joan Givner( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfortunate incidents by Joan Givner( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the garden of Henry James by Joan Givner( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl called Tennyson by Joan Givner( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anne Tennyson Miller suddenly finds herself transported to the fantasy land of Greensward, the local citizens seek her help in rescuing her new friend Una from evil forces, but not before a wise woman named Bethan trains her for her mission
The hills are shadows by Joan Givner( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anne returns to Driftwood Bay with her friend Una, they find a ghost town. The sea is rising rapidly, the climate is changing, and all the people have fled to the mountains. Joined by two boys from a far country, they have dangerous encounters with humans and non-humans, but eventually reach the mountaintop. War is about to break out over food supplies, weapons, and water
Conversations by Katherine Anne Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The self-portrait of a literary biographer by Joan Givner( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Katherine Anne Porter at one hundred : new perspectives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Addresses the enduring significance of Katherine Anne Porter's work in the light of newly established insights into her personality and creative accomplishments. Includes a biography of Katherine Anne Porter, an interview with Joan Givner and reminiscences of Katherine Anne Porter by Seymour Lawrence, Cleanth Brooks, Marcella Comes Winslow, Isabel Bayley, Paul Porter, Eleanor Clark Warren, William Jay Smith, Rosanna Warren, E. Barrett Prettyman Jr. and others
A re-reading of Katherine Anne Porter's "Theft." by Joan Givner( )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Givner, Joan

Givner, Joan Mary 1936-

Joan Givner Writer

기브너, 조앤

Languages
English (79)

Korean (1)

Covers
Katherine Anne Porter : conversationsMazo de la Roche : the hidden lifeEllen Fremedon, volunteerEllen's book of lifeEllen FremedonEllen Fremedon, journalistThirty four ways of looking at Jane EyrePlaying Sarah Bernhardt : a novel