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Laurence, Margaret

Overview
Works: 457 works in 1,572 publications in 3 languages and 28,380 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography  Records and correspondence  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Musical settings  Picture books 
Roles: Compiler, Honoree, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Conceptor
Classifications: PR9199.3.L33, 813.54
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Publications about Margaret Laurence
Publications by Margaret Laurence
Publications by Margaret Laurence, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Margaret Laurence
The stone angel by Margaret Laurence( Book )
134 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
A pioneer Canadian woman reviews her long life and realizes that she has sacrificed life's fleeting sweetness to her fear of weakness, and to her pride
Rachel, Rachel by Margaret Laurence( Book )
83 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
"An immediately recognizable woman, Rachel Cameron has let fourteen years slip by since her father's death forced her to leave college and return home to teach grade school. Trapped by a tyrannically demanding mother, Rachel must suffer daily assaults on her self-respect: from the yearly classes of youngsters, who give her no more than enforced attention, forgetting her as they move on, while she longs for a child of her own; from the school principal, who knowingly takes advantage of her insecurities; from the older fellow teacher, who insinuates herself ambiguously into Rachel's life ... But in her thirty-fourth summer quite unexpectedly [she] finds release ... [which] provides her with the strength to free herself."
The diviners by Margaret Laurence( Book )
111 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
For Morag Gunn, growing up in a small Canadian prairie town made her a fighter, a cynic, a romantic. A failed marriage, a heartbreaking affair and solitude forced her to develop a special way of being with a life strengthened by dignity and the ability to give and receive love
The fire-dwellers by Margaret Laurence( Book )
77 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
"Stacey MacAindra is smart, witty, brave, and a bit desperate. Her marriage, her four children, and her happiness seem to be threatened by everything from well-meaning neighbors to her own sudden impulses for adventure. Her apparently staid suburban life involves an appalling abduction, strange romance, sudden death, and unexpected appearances by characters from other novels in the Manawaka series. Through all of this she somehow endures, and her story helps us to rediscover the richness and terror of the commonplace as well as the pain, beauty, and humor, of being alive."
A bird in the house; stories by Margaret Laurence( Book )
80 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Vanessa was born in a small Manitoba town of Manawaka - a world of proud personal struggles, bitter family conflicts, and unyielding prairie traditions. It was here, in the lean years of the Depression, that she came into her own, a courageous provincial girl determined to satisfy her thirst for freedom
Long drums and cannons; Nigerian dramatists and novelists by Margaret Laurence( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
This side Jordan, a novel by Margaret Laurence( Book )
49 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 libraries worldwide
The tomorrow-tamer, stories by Margaret Laurence( Book )
34 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Laurence writes of West Africa today-- the Africa of the newly emerging nations, whose peoples, racing to catch up with the twentieth century, are experiencing violent cultural dislocation
New wind in a dry land by Margaret Laurence( Book )
7 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
An account of the author's life among the nomads of Somaliland (also known as the Horn of Africa)
Long drums and cannons: Nigerian dramatists and novelists 1952-1966 by Margaret Laurence( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 libraries worldwide
The olden days coat by Margaret Laurence( Book )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Sal decides to explore the contents of an old trunk in Grand's back shed. There she discovers a girl's winter coat. After she tries it on, Sal is transported into the past
The Christmas birthday story by Margaret Laurence( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The author's interpretation of Jesus' birth and the subsequent visit of the three kings
A Tree for poverty : Somali poetry and prose by Margaret Laurence( Book )
25 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
The prophet's camel bell by Margaret Laurence( Book )
30 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Jason's quest by Margaret Laurence( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A young mole tries to discover the cause and cure for the strange sickness spreading over the city of Molanium
Crossing the river : essays in honour of Margaret Laurence by Kristjana Gunnars( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A Place to stand on : essays by and about Margaret Laurence ( Book )
9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Six darn cows by Margaret Laurence( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Jen and Tod Bean are farm children who must overcome their fear of the dark woods in order to find the family's six missing cows
John Beckwith by John Beckwith( Computer File )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
L'ange de pierre : [roman] by Margaret Laurence( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
"Roman d'une qualité d'émotion rare, au cours duquel l'auteure raconte les derniers moments d'une femme ##impossible##", c'est-à-dire d'une femme qui pratique avec détermination la "vertu de désobéissance" pour être fidèle à elle-même. Cette oeuvre marquante de la littérature canadienne anglaise a été publiée en 1964 dans sa langue originale
 
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Alternative Names
Laurence, Jean M. 1926-1987
Laurence, Jean Margaret
Laurence, Jean Margaret, 1926-1987
Laurence, Jean Margaret Wemyss.
Laurence, Jean Margaret Wemyss, 1926-1987‏
Laurence, Margaret
Laurence, Margaret J. 1926-1987
Laurence, Peggy, 1926-1987
Wemys, Jean M. 1926-1987
Wemys, Jean Margaret
Wemys, Jean Margaret, 1926-1987
Wemyss, Jean Margaret
Wemyss, Jean Margaret, 1926-1987
Wemyss, Margaret 1926-1987
ローレンス, マーガレット
Languages
English (811)
French (7)
Somali (1)
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