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Purcell, Deirdre

Overview
Works: 105 works in 392 publications in 2 languages and 6,182 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Love stories  Anecdotes  Psychological fiction  History  Interviews  Film adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Illustrator
Classifications: PR6066.U64, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Deirdre Purcell
Pearl by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Twee zussen en hun jongere nichtje blikken in 1970 terug op hun verleden op en rond een landgoed in het Ierland van de jaren twintig van de 20e eeuw
Entertaining Ambrose by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Een moeder van zes zonen ervaart diverse drama's in haar leven maar wordt bijgestaan door een engel
Marble gardens by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Riba and Sophie are childhood friends when Riba's daughter becomes ill their friendship is put to the ultimate test
Children of Eve by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Five o'clock in the morning. The phone rings in Arabella Moraghan's Dublin bedsitter. The call is one she thought she'd never get: a message from the mother who abandoned her and her two siblings nearly forty years ago
Last summer in Arcadia by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
The tension is palpable as Tess and Jerry Brennan sit in the drawing room of their wonderful house high above the sea, waiting for the police to arrive. Everything they have achieved is in freefall: their family lives, their friendships, their marriage. Tess is facing the consequences of her own actions; Jerry has been caught out in a misdemeanour, a transgression men have made since time began. Adding to Tess's agitation is the knowledge that her two best friends, Rita and Maddy, are facing parallel traumas in their own relationships. Life skated along for the three couples and their assorted offspring until last summer, when they all travelled to the south of France
Has anyone here seen larry? by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A family drama between rival daughters that reveals a mothers passion. Larry is an 87-year-old widow. Old and frail, she remembers her youth as if it were yesterday and longs for her past vigor. Larry lives with her daughters. Martha, the good daughter, waits on her mothers every whim. Mary has a career, takes exotic vacations and is mothers favorite, though she never lifts a finger to help. Something has to give. One embarrassing evening, Father Jimmy comes to supper, and pent up feelings emerge. High drama follows, and Larry is nowhere to be found
Love like hate adore by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Set in modern Dublin, this is the story of Angela Devine, raising her much younger brother since the death of their drug-addicted mother. Now 19, James has been accused of rape. Angela tries desperately to save him while worrying that she failed to raise him properly. 1997
Tell me your secret by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
In 1944 16 year old Violet Shine fell in love. For Violet is was a pure, passionate love that would never die. But when the affair was discovered by her strict parents, beautiful young Violet found herself imprisoned in the tower of their rambling cliff-top home, Whitecliff
Jesus and Billy are off to Barcelona by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
"Bill is an average-looking sixteen-year-old who lives in an ordinary Dublin estate on the north side of the city. Jesus, on the other hand, is a beautiful boy with Continental manners, from the poshest part of Barcelona. He travels from Spain to live with Billy's family for three weeks one summer. The plan is that at the end of the holiday, Billy will go back with Jesus on a return visit. However, no one should make plans..."-cover p. [4]
That childhood country by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Sky by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A place of stones by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Falling for a dancer by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Roman om en ung katolsk kvinde i 1937-årets Irland
Het geheim van Whitecliff by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Een jonge Ierse vrouw van goede komaf wordt in 1940 zwanger van een jongeman die lager op de sociale ladder staat
Francey by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Zomer in Arcadia by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Dutch and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Samen met haar man zit een vrouw van middelbare leeftijd in hun mooie landhuis te wachten op de dingen die komen gaan; ze denkt terug aan wat er allemaal de afgelopen tijd is gebeurd en aan haar leven waarin twee vriendinnen een grote rol hebben gespeeld
Marmeren tuin by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Dutch and held by 131 libraries worldwide
In Dublin staan twee huwelijken op springen, het eerste door een zieke dochter en het tweede door ongewilde kinderloosheid
Jesus and Billy are off to Barcelona open learning pack by Deirdre Purcell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Has anyone here seen Larry? open learning pack by Deirdre Purcell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Ashes of roses by Deirdre Purcell( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
 
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Purcell, Deirdre
Languages
English (173)
Dutch (9)
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