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Davidson, Sheila

Overview
Works: 11 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 32 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Political fiction  Fables  Juvenile works  History  Allegories  Reference works  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Interviewer
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheila Davidson
Infant assemblies by Sheila Davidson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old St. John's church and cemetery Mono Township by Sheila Davidson( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down and out in Paris and London : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a broke British writer as he works as a dishwasher in Paris and stays in homeless shelters in London
The complete works by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The complete works of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A clergyman's daughter by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

From the book's jacket insert: George Orwell's third novel, which has been out of print in this country since its original publication in the thirties, is vintage Orwell in its theme, its spirit, and its style. Dorothy Hare is the perfect daughter of a clergyman. She spends here time in good works, She cultivates good thoughts and pricks her arm with a pin when a bad one arises. And she does her best to bridge the gap between her father's fanciful view of his position in the world and such realities as the butcher's bill. But even Dorothy's strength has its limits, and one night as she works feverishly to finish the costumes for the church-school play, she blacks out. She comes to on a London street, clad in a sleazy dress and unaware of her identity. She is fair game for the tough but friendly Nobby and his cockney pals, who befriend her for the half crown in her pocket. There follows a series of adventures: "pickin' 'ops" in Kent; a night with the down-and-outers in Trafalgar Square-a scene that Richard H. Rovere has said: "may well be the finest thing in all of Orwell's fiction"; teaching in a grubby day school for girls-a whirl of episodes spun out with all the verve and vividness, the biting humor, and the complete authority that Orwell was able to command
Burmese days : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club
Animal farm by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
The complete works of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The complete works by George Orwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with George Pettengill by George Pettengill( Recording )

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

George Pettengill recounts his family background and involvement in Brewster politics
 
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Down and out in Paris and London : a novel
Languages
English (13)

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The complete works of George OrwellA clergyman's daughterBurmese days : a novelAnimal farmThe complete works of George OrwellThe complete works