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Givner, Joan 1936-

Overview
Works: 28 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 5,159 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Interviews  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  Satire  Adventure stories 
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 )
25 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,361 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 )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mazo de la Roche : the hidden life by Joan Givner( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tentacles of unreason : stories by Joan Givner( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellen Fremedon, volunteer by Joan Givner( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 197 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 )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 180 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 173 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 162 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
Playing Sarah Bernhardt : a novel by Joan Givner( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 148 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
Thirty four ways of looking at Jane Eyre by Joan Givner( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenes from provincial life : stories by Joan Givner( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unfortunate incidents by Joan Givner( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Half known lives by Joan Givner( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 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 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A girl called Tennyson by Joan Givner( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 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 14 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 Life of Katherine Anne Porter by Joan Givner( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katherine anne by Joan Givner( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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-
Languages
English (70)
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