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Bloom, Amy 1953-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 250 publications in 9 languages and 16,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Portraits  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Love stories  Dictionaries  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3552.L6378, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Amy Bloom
 
Most widely held works by Amy Bloom
Away : a novel by Amy Bloom( Book )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this brilliant new novel, which is at once heartbreaking, romantic, and completely unforgettable, Bloom pens the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb, who after her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land
Lucky us : a novel by Amy Bloom( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forging a life together after being abandoned by their parents, half sisters Eva and Iris share decades in and out of the spotlight in golden-era Hollywood and mid-twentieth-century Long Island
Where the god of love hangs out : fiction by Amy Bloom( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is haunted by her roommate's murder; a man and his daughter-in-law confess their sins in the unlikeliest of places. In one quartet of interlocking stories, two middle-aged friends, married to others, find themselves surprisingly drawn to each other, risking all while never underestimating the cost. In another linked set of stories, readers follow a mother and son for thirty years as their small and uncertain family becomes an irresistible tribe
A blind man can see how much I love you : stories by Amy Bloom( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories focuses on a cast of characters who search for love and satisfaction in a difficult and painful world
Love invents us by Amy Bloom( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nymphet who was already turning men's heads in her pre-teens recounts her story. She is Elizabeth Taube from a well-off family in Great Neck, New York. After an apprenticeship in the backroom of a kind, old furrier, she progresses to an affair with her favorite school teacher, then onto Huddie, a black basketball player. By the author of Come to Me
Away by Amy Bloom( Recording )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Russian pogrom destroys young Lillian Leyb's family, she comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. But when word comes out that her daughter Sophie might still be alive, Lillian embarks on an odyssey that takes her from the world of New York's Yiddish theater all the way to Alaska
Normal : transsexual CEOs, cross-dressing cops, and hermaphrodites with attitude by Amy Bloom( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays explore female to male transsexualism, cross-dressing, and people who have ambiguous genitalia
Come to me : stories by Amy Bloom( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of 12 short stories by apracticing psychotherapist. It deals with deviant behavior, such as incest between a mother and her stepson, a wife'sdistracted thoughts during sex and a family coping withtheir schizophrenic daughter
Lucky us : a novel by Amy Bloom( Recording )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star and Eva the sidekick, journey through 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris's ambitions take the pair across the America of Reinvention in a stolen station wagon, from small-town Ohio to an unexpected and sensuous Hollywood, and to the jazz clubs and golden mansions of Long Island. With their friends in high and low places, Iris and Eva stumble and shine though a landscape of big dreams, scandals, betrayals, and war. Filled with gorgeous writing, memorable characters, and surprising events, Lucky Us is a thrilling and resonant novel about success and failure, good luck and bad, the creation of a family, and the pleasures and inevitable perils of family life, conventional and otherwise. From Brooklyn's beauty parlors to London's West End, a group of unforgettable people love, lie, cheat and survive in this story of our fragile, absurd, heroic species
Where the god of love hangs out by Amy Bloom( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is haunted by her roommate's murder; a man and his daughter-in-law confess their sins in the unlikeliest of places. In one quartet of interlocking stories, two middle-aged friends, married to others, find themselves surprisingly drawn to each other, risking all while never underestimating the cost. In another linked set of stories, readers follow a mother and son for thirty years as their small and uncertain family becomes an irresistible tribe
Little sweet potato by Amy Bloom( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Little Sweet Potato gets knocked out of his garden patch, he is forced to search for a new home
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last novel completed by Jane Austen before she died, unmarried, in her early forties, Persuasion is often thought to be the story of the author's own lost love
A blind man can see how much I love you by Amy Bloom( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short stories in which the characters are down but not out. Bloom shines a healing light on the challenges they face, including breast cancer, Parkinson's disease, miscarriage, incest, and a sex change operation
Waar de god van liefde is by Amy Bloom( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhalen over liefde en verlies van liefde
Come to me stories by Amy Bloom( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fresh collection of stories takes the reader deep into the winner world of families and friendships, the hidden corners of marriages and infidelities
Love invents us by Amy Bloom( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between here and here by Amy Bloom( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daughter reluctantly steps in to take care of the infirm father she hated for so many years. As a tribute to her late mother, and to show that she is a better person than her father, she gives everything she has to this terrible old man and revises history
The sea of Azov : stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die unglaubliche Reise der Lillian Leyb : Roman by Amy Bloom( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nachdem bei einem Pogrom in Russland ihre gesamte Familie ausgelöscht wurde, wandert die junge Lillian Leyb 1924 nach Amerika aus. Sie ist dabei, sich in New York als Geliebte zweier einflussreicher Männer ein neues, abgesichertes Leben aufzubauen, als sie die Nachricht erhält, ihre totgeglaubte kleine Tochter habe überlebt und sei nach Sibirien verschleppt worden. Ohne zu zögern, mit nur wenigen Dollars in der Tasche, bricht sie auf zu einer gefahrvollen und abenteuerlichen Reise quer durch die USA, durch Kanada und die Wildnis Alaskas Richtung Sibirien, getrieben von der vagen Hoffnung, ihre Tochter zu finden
Language of her body by Amy Bloom( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Where the god of love hangs out : fictionA blind man can see how much I love you : storiesLove invents usAwayNormal : transsexual CEOs, cross-dressing cops, and hermaphrodites with attitudeCome to me : storiesWhere the god of love hangs outPersuasion