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Edwards, Kim 1958-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 324 publications in 22 languages and 16,484 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Bibliography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.D942, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Kim Edwards
 
Most widely held works by Kim Edwards
The memory keeper's daughter by Kim Edwards( Book )

128 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 7,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself. So begins this beautifully told story that unfolds over a quarter of a century in which these two families, ignorant of each other, are yet bound by the fateful decision made that long-ago winter night
The lake of dreams by Kim Edwards( Book )

56 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author tells the story of a woman's homecoming, a family secret, and the old house that holds the key to the true legacy of a family. At a crossroads in her life, Lucy Jarrett returns home from Japan, only to find herself haunted by her father's unresolved death a decade ago. Old longings stirred up by Keegan Fall, a local glass artist who was once her passionate first love, lead her into the unexpected. Late one night, as she paces the hallways of her family's rambling lakeside house, she discovers, locked in a window seat, a collection of objects that first appear to be useless curiosities. But soon they reveal a deeper and more complex family past. As Lucy discovers and explores the traces of her lineage from an heirloom tapestry and dusty political tracts to a web of allusions depicted in stained glass windows throughout upstate New York, the family story she has always known is shattered. Lucy's quest for the truth reconfigures her family's history, links her to a unique slice of the suffragette movement, and yields dramatic insights that embolden her to live freely. With surprises at every turn, this is a saga in which every element emerges as a carefully place piece of the puzzle
The memory keeper's daughter by Kim Edwards( Recording )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret
The lake of dreams [a novel] by Kim Edwards( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author tells the story of a woman's homecoming, a family secret, and the old house that holds the key to the true legacy of a family. At a crossroads in her life, Lucy Jarrett returns home from Japan, only to find herself haunted by her father's unresolved death a decade ago. Old longings stirred up by Keegan Fall, a local glass artist who was once her passionate first love, lead her into the unexpected. Late one night, as she paces the hallways of her family's rambling lakeside house, she discovers, locked in a window seat, a collection of objects that first appear to be useless curiosities. But soon they reveal a deeper and more complex family past. As Lucy discovers and explores the traces of her lineage from an heirloom tapestry and dusty political tracts to a web of allusions depicted in stained glass windows throughout upstate New York, the family story she has always known is shattered. Lucy's quest for the truth reconfigures her family's history, links her to a unique slice of the suffragette movement, and yields dramatic insights that embolden her to live freely. With surprises at every turn, this is a saga in which every element emerges as a carefully place piece of the puzzle
The secrets of a fire king : stories by Kim Edwards( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven stories set in various parts of the world. In Sky Juice, a girl in Malaysia escapes prostitution by becoming a mail-order bride, The Way It Felt to Be Falling is on a woman sky diver, and in The Story of My Life a woman discovers her anti-abortion mother is no saint herself
The secrets of a fire king [stories] by Kim Edwards( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories featuring strong women
Intergenerational relations and aging : a selected bibliography by Vern L Bengtson( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bu cun zai de nü er by Kim Edwards( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La madre perfetta by Kim Edwards( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wondrous women( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anyone she touched at the party that night would remain eternally in her power, she thought, smiling at herself in the mirror ... From The Red Fox Fur Coat by Teolinda Gers & atilde; Strong female protagonists grace this collection celebrating women in all their incarnations young and old: mothers, sisters, daughters, grandmothers, lovers, widows ... and a 70-year-old nun
El lago de los sueños by Kim Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras una estancia en Japón, Lucy Jarrett regresa a la casa junto al lago donde creció en un momento crítico de su vida. En su hogar, Lucy constata que aún siguen persiguiéndola algunos interrogantes sobre la misteriosa muerte de su padre, ocurrida diez años atrás. Sin embargo, por muy profundos que estén enterrados, los secretos del pasado no pueden permanecer ocultos eternamente. Una noche Lucy descubre por casualidad una serie de objetos que en un principio no parecen ser más que curiosidades, pero que poco a poco se van desvelando como piezas de un intrigante rompecabezas muy ligado a su historia familiar. Las indagaciones sobre las huellas del pasado llevarán a Lucy a hacer asombrosos descubrimientos sobre su familia y sobre ella misma que le llevarán a replantearse su vida y vivirla al máximo
<> by Kim Edwards( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Hebrew and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Tochter des Fotografen : Roman by Kim Edwards( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced because of a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself. So begins this beautifully told story that unfolds over a quarter of a century in which these two families, ignorant of each other, are yet bound by the fateful decision made that long-ago winter night
Teaching English : a comprehensive guide to language teaching by Kim Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the play Macbeth : an analysis of Shakespeare's play( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essential analysis of William Shakespeare's play, Macbeth by Kim Edwards and Erica Hately from the School of Literary, Visual & Performance Studies at Monash University. In talk show style they discuss plot, setting, characters, supernatural elements, language and themes in a way student-friendly manner
Con gái người giữ ký ức by Kim Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Vietnamese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

READS-TO-GO [bookclub kit for the memory keeper's daughter]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself. So begins this beautifully told story that unfolds over a quarter of a century in which these two families, ignorant of each other, are yet bound by the fateful decision made that long-ago winter night
Sekrety Króla Ognia by Kim Edwards( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Polish and Macedonian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven stories set in various parts of the world. In Sky Juice, a girl in Malaysia escapes prostitution by becoming a mail-order bride, The Way It Felt to Be Falling is on a woman sky diver, and in The Story of My Life a woman discovers her anti-abortion mother is no saint herself
Before the play Romeo and Juliet : an analysis of Shakespeare's play( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essential analysis of William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet by Kim Edwards and Erica Hately from the School of Literary, Visual & Performance Studies at Monash University. In talk show style they discuss plot, setting, characters, language and themes in a way student-friendly manner
Bloom's thinking strategy a collation of ideas and strategies sourced from Bloom and adapted for teaching purposes by Gary Green( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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エドワーズ, キム

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The lake of dreamsThe memory keeper's daughterThe lake of dreams [a novel]The secrets of a fire king : storiesThe secrets of a fire king [stories]Bu cun zai de nü erWondrous womenREADS-TO-GO [bookclub kit for the memory keeper's daughter]