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McFarland, Dennis

Overview
Works: 29 works in 108 publications in 6 languages and 8,437 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Historical fiction  War stories 
Classifications: PS3563.C3629, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Dennis McFarland
The music room by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plagued by nightmares following his brother's death, Martin embarks on a search that takes him from California to New York to the estate of his wealthy, alcoholic parents in Virginia
Singing boy : a novel by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her husband is shot and dies in her arms, Sarah Vaughn retreats into her grief, unable to deal with the shock her eight-year-old son experienced or the Vietnam memories that were uncovered in her husband's best friend's mind
Letter from Point Clear : a novel by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 months after the death of the family's alcoholic patriarch, Roy. Of the three adult children, Ellen, a published poet, is separated from her husband for the summer and caring for their young son, Willie. With her high-strung, opinionated brother, Morris, and Richard, Morris's partner of 14 years, Ellen and Willie travel to the family's Point Clear estate, where the youngest, Bonnie, has been living since abandoning a floundering Manhattan theatrical career to care for ailing Roy. A strained family dinner denouement ignites a clash pitting Ellen and Morris against an ex-gay minister invited to save Morris. Can a crisis of faith be far behind?
A face at the window by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological novel on a man who in his old age meets ghosts, each of whom represents a facet of his earlier life. In this way there emerges the story of Cookson Selway, a crook who made millions. By the author of School for the Blind
School for the blind by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of old people adjusting to age. Retiring news photographer Francis Brimm, 78, settles in Pines, Florida, a few houses from his sister, Muriel. They don't have much in common--he is a cynic and non-believer, she a religious provincial--but one thing they do share, the fear of appearing senile. By the author of The Music Room
Prince Edward by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In August of 1959, young Benjamin Rome's hometown in rural Virginia becomes divided over an order to desegregate its public schools. When events lead to an explosive climax, Ben finds himself facing choices beyond his years
Nostalgia by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leaving his schoolteacher sister and his baseball career to serve in the Civil War, young Summerfield Hayes struggles with secret feelings for his sister throughout grueling battlefield experiences and while seeking shelter and a sense of identity after being abandoned by his comrades
Nostalgia [a novel] by Dennis McFarland ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the winter of 1864, young Summerfield Hayes enlists in the Union army, leaving his sister devastated and alone. The siblings, recently bereft of their parents, are unusually attached, and Summerfield fears his untoward feelings for his sister. This rich backstory is intercut with scenes of Hayes' soul-altering hours on the march, at the front, and in the Washington military hospital where he eventually finds himself, mute and unable even to write his name. In this twilit realm, among the people he encounters is a gray-bearded eccentric who visits the ward daily and becomes his strongest advocate: Walt Whitman
The music room by Dennis McFarland ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Martin Lambert at a crossroads, as he peels away the past, explores the present and gains insight into his own life
School for the blind by Dennis McFarland ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Church of the blessed hunger : a novel by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Owen children long ago left their gracious family home in Point Clear, Alabama, in favor of points north. But when their father takes ill, the youngest, Bonnie, who has spent a decade in Manhattan as an unsuccessful actress, returns to care for him. Soon after his death - unbeknown to her two siblings - Bonnie falls in love with and marries a handsome evangelical preacher, and together the couple takes up residence in the stately Owen mansion." "When they receive Bonnie's letter announcing her marriage, Ellen and Morris head for Alabama, believing they must extricate their troublesome sister from her latest mistake. To their surprise, they find that Bonnie's charismatic young husband, Pastor, has already saved her from her self-destructive ways, and Bonnie is now nearly three months pregnant. But Bonnie has only recently informed Pastor that Morris is gay, and Pastor quickly undertakes a campaign to "save" him as well."--Jacket
Chuang hu shang de na zhang lian by Mai Fa Lan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music room : roman by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un homme enquête sur les raisons du suicide de son cadet et fait ressurgir un passé douloureux (l'alcoolisme commun aux générations successives d'une grande famille de Virginie, musicienne et déchue) et nimbé de nostalgie. Une oeuvre remarquée et attachante, même si elle manifeste un peu trop le grand savoir-faire de l'auteur (professeur de creative writing) cependant digne héritier de F. S. Fitzgerald. Pour un premier roman, quel hommage
Chuan chu yin yue de na ge fang jian by Mai Fa Lan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song zhen lao jie di by Mai Fa Lan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'école des aveugles by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auf offener Straße Roman by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auf dem nächtlichen Heimweg von einem Fest wird Malcolm Vaughn auf offener Strasse von einem Fremden erschossen und verblutet in den Armen seiner Frau Sarah. Der 8-jährige Sohn Harry ist Zeuge der unfassbaren Tat. Wie Sarah, Harry und Deckard Jones, Malcolms bester Freund, versuchen, mit Malcolms sinnlosem Tod und ihrer Trauer fertig werden, ist das zentrales Thema dieser bewegenden Geschichte
De muziekkamer by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jonge musicus gaat in New York de levenswandel na van zijn broer die zelfmoord heeft gepleegd
Blindenschool by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een dubbele moord brengt bij twee oude mensen tal van onverwachte en schokkende herinneringen boven
Escuela para ciegos by Dennis McFarland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Farland Dennis
MacFarland, Dennis
Mc Farland Dennis
マクファーランド, デニス
Languages
English (81)
French (6)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
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