Most widely held works about Tess Harper
Most widely held works by Tess Harper
Tender mercies ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
Mac Sledge is a down-and-out country singer battling alcohol and depression. His ex-wife, Dixie, will not allow him to see their eighteen year old daughter Sue Ann, and Dixie is now making popular the songs that Mac had written and sung. Mac's new family will not let his heartbreaks bring him down again. Together they are determined to find success and happiness.
Saving Sarah Cain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Sarah Cain is sweet, successful, slightly self-absorbed and a city girl through and through. But when the untimely death of her sister draws her to Amish country for a funeral, she makes a discovery that will change her life: she is now the legal guardian to five Amish nieces and nephews! Desperately trying to juggle the kids, her career and her comfort level, Sarah must reevaluate her priorities as she prepares for the biggest culture shock of everyone's lives.
The man in the moon ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
A poignant and bittersweet tale of tender sexual discovery in the rural Louisiana of the 1950s.
Christy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 libraries worldwide
The story of a sheltered city girl who comes to the poverty-stricken community of Cutter Gap, Tennessee in 1912, as a missionary teacher, and is forever changed by the experience.
Christy the sweetest gift ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
When late rains ruin the fall crops, Miss Alice organizes a turkey shoot to bring food to the community of Cutter Gap without "charity," which the proud mountain people would never accept. A surprise visit from Christy's father turns tragic when he suffers a stroke, and Christy must decide whether to return home to care for him or stay among the people whom she has grown to love.
Beyond the prairie the true story of Laura Ingalls Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Amidst the adventure, hardships, and excitement of her teenage years on the Dakota prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder puts pen to paper and begins to document her extraordinary life. Laura matures from young girl to woman, making sacrifices to help her family survive. She also meets her loving husband, Almanzo Wilder, and together with their daughter, Rose, they set off on their own pioneer adventure in Missouri.
Loggerheads ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A handsome drifter makes a pilgrimage to the scenic coast of North Carolina; a woman searches for the son she gave up for adoption as a teenager; and a small town minister's wife longs for her estranged adopted son. These three stories intertwine.
Angel in the family ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
An ailing widowed father and his two estranged daughters experience a miracle when their late matriarch returns to spend Christmas with them.
Hallmark Entertainment collector's set ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Thicker than water: A faded photograph leads powerful attorney Natalie Jones to the bittersweet secrets of her father's past--where horses run free, families are bound by honor, and true love really exists.
Christy amazing grace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A visitor to Cutter Gap brings Miss Alice and Dr. MacNeil the shock of their lives. In the upheaval that follows, Christy finds herself in the middle of an emotional crossfire between Miss Alice and Dr. MacNeil.
Amityville 3-D ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
"To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people who have come into contact with him and the house begin to meet with a shocking fate. Is it coincidence or is this house really the gateway to hell?"--Container.
Christy a closer walk ; and, both your houses ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A closer walk : Reverend Grantland realizes that the success of his calling doesn't depend on his own abilities but on God. Both your houses : Christy uses Romeo and Juliet to teach her students that feuding is wasteful and wrong.
Lost and found &, Judgement day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Lost and found: Rob hides in the woods to write. His brother hoping to find him becomes lost and all fear the worst. Judgement day: Criticism of a new phone line at the mission and a life threatening injury to Miss Alice cause Christy to undertake a heroic journey to change the mission director's mind.
The rising place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Virginia discovers a stack of handwritten letters over a half century old. Unlocking the story of Emily, a young woman living in Mississippi during World War II. In a time when a woman's place was in the home, Emily ventures out and falls in love with a young soldier, carrying his baby out of wedlock. With the support of her best friends, Wilma and Will, Emily is able to stand by her convictions in a household dominated by the standards of her father and unconditional loving mother. Despite the disapproval of society, Emily follows her heart to overcome the prejudice of her time.
Criminal law ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Boston attorney Ben Chase's career gets an upward surge when he successfully defends blueblood Martin Thiel during a well-publicized murder trial. But when he realizes that Thiel is the exacting, vicious serial killer he was accused of being, Chase is torn between professional responsibility and his own conscience. Hoping to snare the egotistical killer in a misstep, Chase engages in a tense game of cat-and-mouse with Thiel, blurring the lines between right and wrong, victim and villain, and fascination and repulsion.
Crimes of the heart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out.
To have and to hold &, the hunt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
In To have and to hold, Christy faces the decision of a lifetime when Reverend Grantland finally proposes. Meanwhile, Lundy Taylor is discovered living under the schoolhouse, hiding from his abusive father. In The hunt, the men of Cutter Gap begin their annual hunt for the legendary white buck on the same ridge where Miss Alice has traveled for a long-awaited mountain retreat. Christy's reaction to Reverend Grantland's marriage-minded visitor raises questions about her own feelings for the minister.
Christy Amazing grace ; Eye of the storm [presented by] Broadman & Holman Publishers ; directed by Michael Rhodes ; the Rosenzweig Company ; MTM ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
In Amazing grace, folklorist Theodore Harland (John Schneider) comes to Cutter Gap to preserve Aunt Hattie's (Judy Collins) beautiful songs. In Eye of the storm, a prominent Baltimore hospital offers Dr. MacNeill a position, but his excitement is tempered by Christy's disappointment that he would leave the mission.
Jesus, Mary and Joey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Twenty-something and aimless, Joey Vitello still lives at home with his colorful Italian-American family when he is reunited with a childhood schoolmate, Mary O'Callahan. Once mocked as "Scary Mary," this ugly duckling has blossomed into an irresistible beauty. She's returned to the old neighborhood after an intense bout with cancer. When Joey learns her cure was the result of a miracle, friendship turns to romance as she educates him on the crossroads to the Almighty. When Joey challenges his family's faith with his new found revelations, chaos ensues as they all search for a miracle of their own.
Christy The road home ; The miracle of Christy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The road home: To Christy, the "tea house" is a speakeasy where the morals of both men and boys are corrupted. Still more disturbing to her is the effect she believes the establishment is having upon Rev. Grandland. The Miracle of Christy: Never-before-released, an on-location look at the making of "Christy," including interviews with members of the cast and creative team.
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