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West, Jessamyn

Overview
Works: 176 works in 557 publications in 2 languages and 33,042 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3545.E8315, 813.54
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Publications about Jessamyn West
Publications by Jessamyn West
Publications by Jessamyn West, published posthumously.
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The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West( Book )
45 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,550 libraries worldwide
Episodic chapters about the Birdwell family, nineteenth century Quakers living in Indiana during the period following the Civil War
The massacre at Fall Creek by Jessamyn West( Book )
25 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and French and held by 3,003 libraries worldwide
In the year 1824, not far from what is now Indianapolis, Indiana, five white men killed a group of nine innocent, peaceful Indians who were camped nearby. Fall Creek, a settlement about 100 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, was on the frontier of white civilization. The people who lived there had pushed westward to find their own land, enduring hardships, including Indian raids, before reaching their goal. For many years whites had been killing Indians who were in their way; seldom had they been punished by their communities for their deeds
Except for me and thee : a companion to The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West( Book )
31 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,454 libraries worldwide
The further adventures of the Birdwell family during and after the Civil War
Cress Delahanty by Jessamyn West( Book )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
A series of stories about Cress Delehanty and how she grew her teen years--a sort of feminine Penrod. A sensitive romantic child, she goes through episodes that add to her understanding of herself and others and with her, we share them all. Cressy is a funny, intelligent, alive child
The state of Stony Lonesome by Jessamyn West( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
The life I really lived : a novel by Jessamyn West( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Leafy Rivers by Jessamyn West( Book )
18 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 19th century in the Ohio Territory, this is the story of a farm family. Leafy Rivers, whose first baby is on the way, recalls the past. Her recollections reveal the crisis in her marriage, and the difficult birth alters the relationship between husband and wife
The Quaker reader by Jessamyn West( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
Includes writings about Quakers by George Fox, William Penn, Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Gray Vining, John Woolman, Thomas Carlyle, John Greenleaf Whittier, D. Elton Trueblood, and Stuart Chase, among others
A matter of time by Jessamyn West( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, literally involved in a matter of life and death, find themselves recollecting the dreams, adventures, joys, and conflicts of their early youth
The big country by William Wyler( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship
Collected stories of Jessamyn West by Jessamyn West( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
Crimson ramblers of the world, farewell by Jessamyn West( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 libraries worldwide
South of the Angels by Jessamyn West( Book )
15 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 libraries worldwide
Lives and loves of the hundred-odd people of "the Tract," a farming community to the south of Los Angeles, founded in 1916
Love, death, and the ladies' drill team by Jessamyn West( Book )
11 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
The witch diggers by Jessamyn West( Book )
16 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Christie Fraser went to court Cate Conboy on Xmas Eve 1899. He had only met her once at his cousins sociable. During his visit he learned a lot about Cate, her family, and the inmated of the Poor Farm her father ran. The reader learns what happed to Cate's courtship and what role the "diggers" played
The secret look: poems by Jessamyn West( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A mirror for the sky by Jessamyn West( Book )
6 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Love is not what you think by Jessamyn West( Book )
5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The story of a story & three stories by Jessamyn West( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The reading public by Jessamyn West( Book )
4 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
McPherson, Jessamyn West.
McPherson Jessamyn West 1902-1984
West, Jessamyn Mary
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Languages
English (333)
French (5)
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