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Plain, Belva

Overview
Works: 358 works in 2,158 publications in 20 languages and 90,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  History  Love stories  Historical fiction  War stories  Biography  Anecdotes  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.L254, 813.54
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The sight of the stars by Belva Plain( Book )
49 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 4,207 libraries worldwide
The son of an Irish immigrant mother and a Jewish peddler father, Adam Arnring grows up in turn-of-the-century America determined to shape his own destiny and builds what is to become one of the country's great retail companies
Legacy of silence by Belva Plain( Book )
71 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,124 libraries worldwide
A woman's life changes when the Nazis come to power in Germany. Caroline Hartzinger's boyfriend becomes a Nazi and abandons her because she is half-Jewish. She escapes to America, marries a fellow refugee and gives birth to the Nazi's son
Fortune's hand by Belva Plain( Book )
52 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,973 libraries worldwide
An opportunistic Southern lawyer compromises his ideals and exploits people to gain fame, only to be destroyed when he goes one step too far, becoming involved in bank fraud. By the author of Legacy of Silence
Homecoming by Belva Plain( Book )
48 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,969 libraries worldwide
On a property in New York State, Annette Byrne, 85, organizes a reunion to bring peace to her warring family. They include two sons who are involved in a court case and do not speak to each other, a granddaughter whose inter-faith marriage is on the skids and another granddaughter who is divorcing
Secrecy by Belva Plain( Book )
49 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,967 libraries worldwide
A frigid woman's recovery. She is Charlotte Dawes, a New York architect who was raped as a girl. She meets Roger Haywood, a developer who provides her with the capital she needs for a project. A romance ensues and Charlotte is cured
Her father's house by Belva Plain( Book )
51 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,928 libraries worldwide
Decades after her father kidnaped her from his ex-wife's home to save her from an unstable environment, a young woman struggles to come to terms with her father's criminal action and the deception that forms the foundation of her entire life
Promises by Belva Plain( Book )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,877 libraries worldwide
Adam, married to Margaret for 20 years with three children, takes up with a woman from the past, Randi. They were already having an affair when Adam was engaged to Margaret. Divorce follows, the lawyer is nice and revenge is sweet. But will there be love? By the author of The Carousel
Whispers by Belva Plain( Book )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,716 libraries worldwide
Attack, one Lynn blames on herself, for, after all, Robert is the love of her life. With a lovely home in an exclusive Connecticut community, the Fergusons are living the ultimate American Dream - a picture-perfect marriage, two beautiful children, parties at the country club, and wonderful friends. Yet Lynn, a devoted mother and model corporate wife, has never been able to piece together all the parts of her husband's past - his failed first marriage, and the son he
Blessings by Belva Plain( Book )
68 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,688 libraries worldwide
A beautiful and gutsy lawyer, Jennie is on the brink of marriage and is trying the most important case of her career. Then a shattering secret from her past threatens to destroy her world
The carousel by Belva Plain( Book )
56 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,596 libraries worldwide
The realities below the surface of a seemingly admirable family when Sally, a journalist happily married to Dan, a respectable businessman, discovers her five-year-old daughter has been sexually molested. The setting is New York State. By the author of Daybreak
Daybreak by Belva Plain( Book )
57 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,558 libraries worldwide
Now the Crawfield and the Rice families will come together, putting emotions in upheaval and leaving lives forever changed. Somewhere in the days ahead a mother must tell her son that he was born to another woman and has another family. And no one foresees the events gathering force to explode with violence in the quiet town as a political candidate plays on prejudice and fear. Newly discovered truths rock a family already under siege in Daybreak's jolting, soul-shattering conclusion
The golden cup by Belva Plain( Book )
65 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,472 libraries worldwide
The story of the passionate, difficult marriage of a Jewish couple in New York in a time of political fervor leading up to World War I
Treasures by Belva Plain( Book )
66 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 3,470 libraries worldwide
Connie, Eddie, and Lara Osborne, three siblings from Ohio, leave their provincial home behind following their mother's death and find love, wealth, and success in the world
Evergreen : a novel by Belva Plain( Book )
94 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,443 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Anna Friedman, a poor Polish immigrant to America, from the turn of the century to the 1970's
Crossroads by Belva Plain( Book )
46 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,439 libraries worldwide
The owner of a New England glassworks company, widow Cassie Wright struggles to raise her surviving child, Gwen, in the face of unbearable tragedy, but as Gwen blossoms into an independent young woman, dissention drives the two apart, until Gwen has her own child, a little girl who reunites the estranged family
Harvest by Belva Plain( Book )
63 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,405 libraries worldwide
Continues the Werner family saga. Iris, the daughter of Anna and Paul, sees her fragile marriage falter and Paul, consumed by a lifelong secret, still longs for the family he has lost
Crescent City : a novel by Belva Plain( Book )
77 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,299 libraries worldwide
Miriam Raphael, raised in the lap of luxury in antebellum New Orleans, is unhappily married and in the midst of the Civil War must reconcile her wifely duties and a forbidden passion
Random winds by Belva Plain( Book )
89 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,173 libraries worldwide
The saga of a striving, romantic man who travels from country-doctor origins to the heights of Manhattan success
Belva Plain by Belva Plain( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The author talks about her Evergreen and Random Winds
 
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Alternative Names
Belva Plain Amerikaans schrijfster (1915-2010)
Belva Plain amerykańska pisarka
Belva Plain siempre verde
Belva Plain US-amerikanische Autorin
Offenberg, Belva
Plain, Belva 1918-
Plain, Belva, 1919-
Plain, Belva, 1919-2010
Plain, Belva Offenberg 1915-2010
Pleĭn, Belva
Plen, Belṿah
Pʿu-lan, Bei-wa
Белва Плейн
בלווה פליין
פליין, בלווה
פליין, בלווה 1919-
פליין, בלווה. קדם, שלומית
פליין, טובה
פלין, בלוה 1919-
बेलवा पालिन
プレイン, ベルヴァ
碧娃·普蘭
Languages
English (644)
French (241)
Spanish (66)
Italian (43)
German (30)
Polish (11)
Swedish (9)
Hebrew (8)
Finnish (7)
Chinese (5)
Russian (5)
Turkish (2)
Hungarian (2)
Slovenian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Danish (1)
Slovak (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
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