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Guy, Rosa

Overview
Works: 27 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 13,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Interviews  Detective and mystery stories  History  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Editor
Classifications: PS3557.U93, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Rosa Guy
Publications by Rosa Guy
Publications by Rosa Guy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Rosa Guy
 
Most widely held works by Rosa Guy
The friends by Rosa Guy( Book )
33 editions published between 1873 and 2006 in English and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
Phyllisia eventually recognizes that her own selfish pride rather than her mother's death and her father's tyrannical behavior created the gulf between her and her best friend
The disappearance by Rosa Guy( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
The disappearance of the seven-year-old daughter of a Brooklyn family casts suspicion on a juvenile offender from Harlem who has recently come to live with them
Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman by Birago Diop( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise
My love, my love, or, The peasant girl by Rosa Guy( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's fable "The Little Mermaid", the story is set on a lush and beautiful Caribbean island and tells the tragic yet lyrical tale of the impossible love of a rich boy from the city and a poor peasant girl
Ruby : a novel by Rosa Guy( Book )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 895 libraries worldwide
Ruby, the youngest daughter in a West Indian family that moves to Harlem, is attracted to self-confident, beautiful, and upwardly mobile Daphne
Edith Jackson by Rosa Guy( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
A black teen-ager tries valiantly to keep her family together but sees her world collapse as her younger sisters reject her inept mothering
A measure of time by Rosa Guy( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Dorine David leaves the rigid, segregated society of Birmingham, Alabama, for Harlem, in a tale of a Black woman's adventurous journey through life from the 1920s through the 1950s
New guys around the block by Rosa Guy( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Harlem teenager Imamu Jones, repainting his mother's apartment, hoping to help her overcome her alcoholism, is troubled as he begins to suspect one of his friends may be guilty of a series of burglaries and other crimes
Billy the Great by Rosa Guy( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Billy's parents try to plan his life for him, including his choice of friends, but he has ideas of his own
And I heard a bird sing by Rosa Guy( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Imamu's newly-found contentment, with his job and the apartment he shares with his frail mother, is shattered when he is inadvertently drawn into the sinister events taking place in a wealthy household where he has been delivering groceries
Paris, Pee Wee, and Big Dog by Rosa Guy( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
When his mother goes off to work one Saturday, ten-year-old Paris and two friends spend the day on the streets of New York having fun and some hair-raising adventures too
Bird at my window by Rosa Guy( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
"Rosa Guy's novel follows Wade Williams, a brilliant young black man who wakes up in a mental hospital and is told he has assaulted his sister. Throughout Guy's engrossing story, Wade retraces his steps to identify the circumstances that brought him to commit this unthinkable act, and reveals the rich complexity of mid-twentieth-century Harlem and its mothers, sons, and daughters, whose aspirations prevail and perish within both white and black America."--BOOK JACKET
The music of summer by Rosa Guy( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
The attractive, sophisticated young African-Americans gathered at Cape Cod have their own set of economic and color prejudices; but, Sarah, the darkest-skinned, begins to see more clearly the duties and hope of her ancestry
The ups and downs of Carl Davis III by Rosa Guy( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
In a series of letters to his parents and friends, twelve-year-old Carl Davis III, chronicles his initial anger, confusion, and disdain as well as his gradual change of heart about being sent to a small Southern town to live with his grandmother
The sun, the sea, a touch of the wind by Rosa Guy( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
A black American painter goes to Haiti to escape New York. She instantly identifies with the Haitians who equally instantly identify her as a foreigner. Nor is she welcomed by the other foreigners who are white. Rejected on either side, she drifts into promiscuity, until she meets a revolutionary
Children of longing by Rosa Guy( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Mirror of her own by Rosa Guy( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Having lived in her older sister's shadow all her life, Mary Abbot comes into the spotlight the summer she turns 18
The friends with related readings by Rosa Guy( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Edith Jackson by Rosa Guy( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The Friends ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Includes dramatized scenes from the novel The friends by Rosa Guy. British teenagers are shown interviewing the writer as she discusses the influence of her experiences upon her novels
 
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Alternative Names
Cuthbert Guy, Rosa
Cuthbert, Rosa
Languages
English (199)
Danish (1)
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