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Widdecombe, Ann 1947-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 105 publications in 1 language and 2,445 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Biography  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PR6123.I33, 823.914
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The clematis tree by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Opens with a party in sunny Surrey garden. It is a happy day, with relations and friends celebrating the christening of Mark and Claire's new daughter, Pippa. Then, disaster. Jeremy, their young son, spots a pet rabbit racing across the large garden. Giving chase, Jeremy forgets what he has been told countless times and rushes through the main gate and out into the lane. A speeding sports car knocks him down and although Jeremy survives, he is now severely brain-damaged." -- Jacket
Father figure by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason Kirk is a thirty-two year old teacher who believes he is happily married until he returns home one day to find that his wife has left him, taking their two young children with her. Suddenly Jason finds the role of father denied to him as he is separated from his children and reduced to the role of visitor. The law is weighted against him and his wife produces a series of excuses to withhold contact with Jake, eight, and Leah, three. Jason, who had wanted to bring his children up to maturity on a daily basis, not only has to face the pain of this loss but endures the misery of persecution by the Child Support Agency. He discovers he is not alone and that among his friends and colleagues, there are others enduring the same situation
An act of treachery by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catherine Dessin is fifteen and at Convent School when the Germans enter Paris in 1940. She is taught to hate the enemy but two years later she falls in love with a senior and married German officer, defying the anger of her family and turning from her Roman Catholic background. When Klaus realises the full evil of the regime he serves he has to struggle with his own conflict of loyalties. Wary of those on whom they should rely, they become even closer. Then, rejected by her family, Catherine has to cope with the unforgiving aftermath of liberation
An act of peace by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klaus-Pierre is the love-child of a young Frenchwoman and a senior, married German officer. Klaus-Pierre never knew his father, who was killed before he was born, and his mother was rejected by her family of patriots and resistance workers. Cared for by his German family, Klaus-Pierre is loved and happy-but as he grows up in a Europe where old enemies are learning to cooperate, he tries to make his own 'Act of Peace' with his French relatives. The result is a horrifying confrontation between the two families when they meet accidentally in Provence. Meanwhile, Klaus-Pierre is struggling with another quest to come to terms with his roots, as he tries to find out just what kind of man his father really was
An act of peace by Ann Widdecombe ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klaus-Pierre is the love-child of a young Frenchwoman and a senior, married German officer serving with the forces occupying Paris. His father is killed before he is born and his mother is rejected by her family of patriots and resistance workers. Sent to live with a maiden aunt in Provence, Klaus-Pierre is surrounded by hostility until his father's family learns of his existence and takes him to Germany. Here he is loved and happy but, as he grows up in a Europe where old enemies are learning to co-operate, he tries to make his own 'Act of Peace' with his French relatives
Father figure by Ann Widdecombe ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason Kirk is a thirty-two-year-old teacher who believes he is happily married until he returns home one day to find that his wife has left him, taking their two young children with her. Suddenly Jason is separated from his children and denied his role as a father. The law is against him and his wife produces a series of excuses to prevent him from contact with their children. Jason not only faces the pain of this loss, but the misery of persecution by the Child Support Agency. Together with friends and colleagues, can Jason endure the heartbreaking situation?
The clematis tree by Ann Widdecombe ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An act of treachery by Ann Widdecombe ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catherine Dessin, a young French girl living in Paris during the occupation, falls for an older, married German officer. This causes tensions within her family of patriots and resistance workers. Klaus struggles with his own conflict of loyalties, between Catherine and his family and between his patriotic duty and his hatred of Nazism
Sackcloth and Ashes The Bloomsbury Lent Book 2014 by Ann Widdecombe ( )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is our modern concept of penance? Is it giving up chocolates for Lent or is it a lasting state of the awareness of sin? Is it public or private? Is it punishment or greater closeness to God? Is it always a response to personal sin or can an individual do penance for others' sins, or for the world? Ann Widdecombe looks at voluntary penance and its relation to repentance, at prescribed but not enforced penance as part of the sacrament of Absolution and, as an ex-Prisons Minister, at the role of penance as enforced by the State. Penance in art, penance in literature, penance in history, pena
Sackcloth and ashes : penance and penitence in a self-centered world by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is our modern concept of penance? Is it giving up chocolates for Lent or is it a lasting state of the awareness of sin? Is it public or private? Is it punishment or greater closeness to God? Is it always a response to personal sin or can an individual do penance for others' sins, or for the world? Ann Widdecombe looks at voluntary penance and its relation to repentance, at prescribed but not enforced penance as part of the sacrament of Absolution and, as an ex-Prisons Minister, at the role of penance as enforced by the State. Penance in art, penance in literature, penance in history, penance in the Bible are all examined in an important and thoughtful meditation on the concept of penance in the 21st Century
The mystery of Father Brown Ann Widdecombe investigates by Ann Widdecombe ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life-long Father Brown fan Ann Widdecombe explores the enduring impact of the shambolic priest, and looks into the life of his creator G.K. Chesterton
Second class single ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strictly Ann : the autobiography by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These are the memoirs of a woman who joined the old Conservative Party in 1964, was politically formed by the 70s and saw Thatcherism in the 80s - then ministerial office and later the Shadow Cabinet. It is also a book for people who struggle with moral dilemmas even if they are not converts to Roman Catholicism like Ann
Inspired & outspoken : the collected speeches of Ann Widdecombe by Ann Widdecombe ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A healthier future : a submission to the DHSS on the Government's proposals for the National Health Service by David Tod ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An act of peace ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klaus-Pierre is the love-child of a young Frenchwoman and a senior, married German officer serving with the forces occupying Paris. Sent to live with a maiden aunt, Klaus-Pierre is surrounded by hostility until his father's family take him to Germany
Christianity a history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bible : a history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Third in a series in which high-profile British figures offer their personal views on the world's most influential text, examining a different aspect of the scriptures. In this episode, Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe examines the Ten Commandments, exploring their influence on the writing of the laws that underpin the Western world, and considering whether they continue to be relevant in modern culture
The prescription ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Second in a 3-part series of programmes broadcast to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Health Service, where a cross-section of the general public are able to put forward their views of the NHS. In this programme the audience are able to put their questions to politicians from the three main parties: Simon Hughes MP, the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesman; Ann Widdecombe MP, Shadow Health Secretary; Frank Dobson MP, Secretary of State for Health. The questions cover such topics as the current waiting lists for treatment, the future of the NHS, funding for public health services, private healthcare and the question of 'rationing' of treatment, according to age and geography
Ann Widdecombe in conversation by Ann Widdecombe ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Widdecombe, Ann Noreen 1947-
Languages
English (92)
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