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Cuervo, Alma 1951-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 174 publications in 1 language and 8,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Case studies  Christian fiction  History  Chick lit 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3566.I372, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alma Cuervo
Handle with care by Jodi Picoult( Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her daughter contracts a fatal disease, Charlotte O'Keefe must confront some serious questions that ultimately lead to one final epiphany: what constitutes a valuable life
Love walked in by Marisa De los Santos( )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-one-year-old Cornelia Brown adores classic romantic films. Anything starring Jimmy Stewart or Cary Grant will do nicely, especially The Philadelphia Story. Unapologetically idealistic about love, Cornelia appears to catch the break of a lifetime when the dashing Martin Grace, her own personal Cary Grant, comes strolling into her life. But Cornelia's life truly changes one snowy day when she looks up to find troubled 11-year-old Clare Hobbes standing before her
A drowned maiden's hair by Laura Amy Schlitz( )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Barbary Asylum for Female Orphans, eleven-year-old Maud is adopted by three spinster sisters moonlighting as mediums who take her home and reveal to her the role she will play in their seances
The center cannot hold my journey through madness by Elyn R Saks( )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success
Identical strangers a memoir of twins separated and reunited by Elyse Schein( Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the true story of Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein, who shared a personal history for more than three decades--and didn't know it. In her mid-30s, Schein finally decided to call an adoption agency to learn about her biological mother. Not expecting much, she instead got the surprise of her life. Her identical twin sister, Bernstein, lived just minutes away
Evidence of murder by Lisa Black( )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dead woman has been found in the woods, and the cause is unclear. The leading theory is that she wandered off and froze, but investigator Theresa MacLean senses something far more sinister
Great house a novel by Nicole Krauss( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connected solely by a desk of enormous dimension and many drawers that exerts a power over those who possess it or give it away, three people--a lonely American novelist clinging to the memory of a poet who has mysteriously vanished in Chile, an old man in Israel facing the imminent death of his wife of 51 years, and an esteemed antiques dealer tracking down the things stolen from his father by the Nazis--struggle to create a meaningful permanence in the face of inevitable loss
Too many tamales by Gary Soto( )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing
Dust by Elizabeth Bear( )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her wings are shorn in battle, the angel Perceval is held captive in an aging spaceship, served by her lost sister and servant girl Rien, and the two must escape together if they are to stop a war and save both of their houses
Broadway in love ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of beautiful, romantic and timeless songs in theatrical memory
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein( )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation for television of the Phoenix Theatre's production of Wendy Wasserstein's play about five friends who hold a reunion seven years after their graduation from Mount Holyoke
Adios, Oscar! a butterfly tale by Peter Elwell( Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite his friends' teasing, Oscar the caterpillar studies to prepare for becoming a butterfly and migrating to Mexico, so when things do not turn out as he expects, he is still able to make his dream come true
Canary Island song by Robin Jones Gunn( Recording )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carolyn takes a break from her widowed San Francisco existence to celebrate her mother's 70th birthday in the Canary Islands. As her mother's gentle affection and the islands' soothing allure soften Carolyn's heart, a Flamenco dance lesson, a defining camel ride, and the steady gaze of an old flame reawaken feelings she thought were forever gone
Road show by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scarlet thread a novel by Francine Rivers( Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sierra discovers her young ancestor's handcrafted quilt and reads her journal, she finds that their lives are very similar. By following her ancestor's example, she learns to surrender to God's sovereignty and unconditional love
Nada by Carmen Laforet( Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Called a Spanish Gothic, this haunting tale of a girl and her bizarre family life during the Franco regime in Spain is available for the first time in English. As 18-year-old Andrea stuggles to transition into adulthood, so does her country
Doña Flor by Pat Mora( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
Uncharted by Angela Elwell Hunt( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every year for two decades, David Payne invites his five closest college friends to travel with him on a weeklong humanitarian mission. And each year, they are too busy. This year, however, when David's funeral re-unites them, they decide to fulfill his mission to a far-flung Pacific island. But something unplanned and mind-boggling occurs
Grail by Elizabeth Bear( Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ship Jacob's Ladder has arrived at its destination - the planet they call Grail. But Grail is populated by humans already, who call their home Fortune. They are wary of sharing Fortune, particularly with genetically engineered humans. Meanwhile, a murder aboard Jacob's Ladder indicates that there are enemies among the crew
Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York! by Edie Colón( Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Fidel Castro's government takes over their restaurant in 1960, six-year-old Gabriella and her parents move from Cuba to New York City
 
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