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Park, Ruth

Overview
Works: 250 works in 1,062 publications in 4 languages and 12,512 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Drama  Guidebooks  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.P2214, A823.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ruth Park
Publications by Ruth Park
Publications by Ruth Park, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ruth Park
Playing beatie bow by Ruth Park( Book )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,482 libraries worldwide
A lonely Australian girl from a divided family is transported back to the 1880's and an immigrant family from the Orkney Islands
My sister Sif by Ruth Park( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Riko manages to get her delicate older sister Sif and herself to their remote Pacific island home, where an American scientist who falls in love with Sif and discovers her connection with an underwater race creates complications in Riko's life
The harp in the South by Ruth Park( Book )
78 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Ruth Park's classic novel Harp in the South is one of Australia's greatest novels. Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy
Missus by Ruth Park( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Hugh seems inseparably burdened with his neurotic disabled brother Jeremiah after their parents die. Neither drink nor wandering frees him from his brother's demands. His misery becomes intolerable when he seeks to marry sensuous Margaret, who won't have Jeremiah in the house
Things in corners by Ruth Park( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of horror stories by the author of My Sister Sif . "In the first tale, a boy's anger at being abandoned takes the form of a mournful, brown-eyed blob that appears whenever he gets on an elevator. In another, the spirit of a disturbed man haunts all the subsequent drivers of an old touring car in which he drowned himself and his family
Poor man's orange by Ruth Park( Book )
50 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 libraries worldwide
A picture of the day to day life in a slum district of Sydney. Most of the characters are of Irish extraction and their happy-go-lucky way of life brings alternating pleasures and disasters
Swords and crowns and rings by Ruth Park( Book )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Growing up in an Australian country town before World War I, Jackie Hanna and Cushie Moy are carefree and innocent in their love for each other. But Jackie is a dwarf and his devotion to the beautiful Cushie is condemned by her parents. This is the story of their lifelong odyssey and of the triumph of a special kind of courage
The gigantic balloon by Ruth Park( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
The dream of a lowly store clerk in Sydney comes true when a huge balloon arrives from France to promote an advertising campaign, but without a balloonist
The witch's thorn by Ruth Park( Book )
24 editions published between 1951 and 1990 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
When the wind changed by Ruth Park( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 libraries worldwide
A boy who makes awful faces is stuck with his most hideous one when the wind changes
Serpent's delight by Ruth Park( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 libraries worldwide
What happens to a closely-knit Australian Catholic family when the youngest daughter announces she has had a vision of the Blessed Virgin
A power of roses by Ruth Park( Book )
25 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the muddle-headed wombat by Ruth Park( Book )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
A reprint of this favourite classic. The best of friends, a wombat, cat, and mouse, survive stories
The companion guide to Sydney by Ruth Park( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The muddleheaded wombat by Ruth Park( Book )
23 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
An unlikely trio, Wombat, Mouse and Tabby, find friendship and adventure
Callie's castle by Ruth Park( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Callie feels like the odd one out in her family, despite the love from her mother and Danish stepfather Laurens. Then her Scottish grandpa builds a tiny turret room for her in the old cupola. Her own real-life castle-in-the-air
One-a-pecker, two-a-pecker by Ruth Park( Book )
13 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
This story is set in 19th century New Zealand
Road under the sea by Ruth Park( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Home before dark by Ruth Park( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Les Darcy, the Australian boxing champion, was born in 1895 and died in Memphis in 1917. This is the story behind one of Australia's most revered sporting icons. It is the tale of a battler and lovable, modest, young man from a disrupted home, who overwhelmed all opposition in Australia but finally met an opponent he could not master in America
The harp in the south by Ruth Park( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
An Australian classic, this is the story of the Darcy family who live in the Depression era tenements of Surry Hills, Sydney. Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy. Filled with beautifully drawn characters that will make you laugh as much as cry, this Australian classic will take you straight back to the colourful slums of Sydney with convincing depth, careful detail and great heart
 
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Alternative Names
Niland, Ruth
Niland, Ruth 1917-2010
Niland, Ruth Park
Niland Ruth Park 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Lucia 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth 1917-2010
Park, Rosina Ruth Lucia
Park Rosina Ruth Lucia 1917-2010
Pārka, Rūta
パーク, ルース
Languages
English (479)
German (1)
Danish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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