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Miller, Sue 1943-

Works: 141 works in 654 publications in 6 languages and 41,286 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3563.I421444, 813.54
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While I was gone by Sue Miller( Book )
52 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,822 libraries worldwide
A woman who has everything going for her gives in to adultery. The heroine is Jo Becker of Massachusetts, a well-off veterinarian with grown children and a husband she loves. One day she meets a man from her past and it happens. The novel analyzes why
The good mother by Sue Miller( Book )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,541 libraries worldwide
After taking a lover, Anna Dunlap finds herself in a custody battle for her four-year-old daughter Molly
The world below : a novel by Sue Miller( Book )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,491 libraries worldwide
The story of two women -- a country doctor's wife with a haunting past living in Maine at the turn of the century and her granddaughter, a twice-divorced San Francisco school-teacher living in the present. Linked by bitter disappointments, compromise, and powerful grace, the two lives seem remarkably similar, despite the distinctly different times in which they lived. Their stories expose the nerves that lie hidden in marriages and families and the hopes and regrets that lie buried in the hearts of women
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 3,363 libraries worldwide
Two unconventional women--Meri Fowler, pregnant, newly married, and discovering the gap between reality and expectation, and Delia Naughton, wife of a notoriously unfaithful liberal senator--confront the costs and challenges of love
Lost in the forest by Sue Miller( Book )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,120 libraries worldwide
For Eva, the divorced and happily remarried mother of three children, and her adolescent middle child, Daisy, the death of Eva's second husband John in a car accident turns their lives upside down
For love by Sue Miller( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 3,016 libraries worldwide
"For Love tells the story of Lottie Gardner, her brother Cameron, and their childhood friend Elizabeth, who all come together one summer in their hometown of Cambridge, Massachusetts, after years of separation. The packing up of her mother's house and the rekindling of the romance between Cameron and Elizabeth lead Lottie to look back at her past, as well as to consider the future of her own new marriage. The intrusion of a senseless tragedy upon the lives of all three characters forces Lottie to examine the consequences of the things she herself has done, and will do, for love."--Jacket
The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,866 libraries worldwide
"The Lake Shore Limited" is the story of how Wilhelmina "Billy" Gertz has come to create the title's play out of emotions surrounding an imagined terrorist bombing of a Chicago train, how the play is then created anew on the stage, and how the play's performance touches and changes the lives that intersect and interweave with Billy's
Family pictures : a novel by Sue Miller( Book )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,833 libraries worldwide
A Masterful, Engrossing Novel About The Life Of A Large Family That Is Deeply Bounded By The Stranger In Their Midst -- An Autistic Child The whole world could not have broken the spirit and strength of the Eberhardt family of 1948. Lainey is a wonderful if slightly eccentric mother. David is a good father, sometimes sarcastic, always cool-tempered. Two wonderful children round out the perfect picture. Then the next child arrives -- and life is never the same again. Over the next forty years, the Eberhardt family struggles to survive a flood tide of upheaval and heartbreak, love and betrayal, passion and pain ... hoping they can someday heal their hearts
The distinguished guest by Sue Miller( Book )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,686 libraries worldwide
An old woman debilitated by illness moves in with her son. She is a writer who made a name for herself with feminists for getting rid of her husband, but her children have always condemned her for it. The novel looks at the way the son's resentment affects his own wife and children
Inventing the Abbotts and other stories by Sue Miller( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
Presents eleven short fiction stories in which author Sue Miller explores different types of relationships
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
"Meri is newly married, pregnant, and standing on the cusp of her life as a wife and mother, recognizing with some terror the gap between reality and expectation. Delia Naughton - wife of the two-term liberal senator Tom Naughton - is Meri's new neighbor in the adjacent New England town house. Delia's husband's chronic infidelity has been an open secret in Washington circles, but despite the complexity of their relationship, the bond between them remains strong. What keeps people together, even in the midst of profound betrayal?"--Container
Lost in the forest by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Set in the vineyards of Northern California the story of a young girl who, in the wake of a tragic accident, seeks solace in a damaging love affair with a much older man. Eva, a divorced and happily remarried mother of three, runs a small bookstore in a town north of San Francisco. When her second husband, John, is killed in a car accident, her family's fragile peace is once again overtaken by loss. Emily, the eldest, must grapple with newfound independence and responsibility. Theo, the youngest, can only begin to fathom his father's death. But for Daisy, the middle child, John's absence opens up a world of bewilderment, exposing her at the onset of adolescence to the chaos and instability that hover just beyond the safety of parental love. In her sorrow, Daisy embarks on a harrowing sexual odyssey, a journey that will cast her even farther out onto the harsh promontory of adulthood and lost hope
The best American short stories, 2002 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
A compilation of twenty American short stories originally published in magazines and periodicals issued between January 2001 and January 2002, selected for inclusion by guest editor Sue Miller
The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
The Lake Shore Limited is a play about the terrorist bombing of that train and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife who is traveling on it. How Billy comes to write the play out of her own painful conflicts and ambivalence, how it is then created anew by the actors and the director, how the performance itself touches and changes the other characters' lives
The world below by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Catherine Hubbard, a twice-divorced teacher from San Francisco, discovers the true story of her grandmother's life and marriage hidden in an old Vermont house
While I was gone by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 567 libraries worldwide
When a housemate from Jo Becker's youth moves into her community, the darkest moment of her past imperils all that she loves
The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Playwright Wilhelmina Billy Gertz tirelessly works on The Lake Shore Limited, her play about a terrorist bombing and a man whose life is changed by the violent act. However, as she struggles with personal issues, the play's actors and director manage to breathe new life into her faltering passion
Best new American voices 2007 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
"Here are stories culled from hundreds of writing programs like the Iowa Writers? Workshop and Johns Hopkins and from summer confer- ences like Sewanee and Bread Loaf?as well as a complete list of contact information for these programs. This collection showcases tomorrow?s literary stars: Julie Orringer, Adam Johnson, William Gay, David Benioff, Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Maile Meloy, Amanda Davis, Jennifer Vanderbes, and John Murray are just some of the acclaimed authors whose early work has appeared in this series since its launch in 2000. The best new American voices are heard here first" -- publisher website (March 2007)
The distinguished guest by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Lily Maynard is proud, chilly, difficult, and has become a famous writer at age seventy-two. Now, stricken with Parkinson's disease and staying with her architect son Alan, Lily must cope with her fading powers as well as with disturbing memories of the events that estranged her from her children and ended her marriage. For Alan, her visit raises old questions about his relationship with her, about the choices he has made in his own life, and about the nature of love, disappointment, and grief
The story of my father : a memoir by Sue Miller( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 214 libraries worldwide
In the fall of 1988, Sue Miller found herself caring for her father as he slipped into the grasp of Alzheimer's disease. She was, she claims, perhaps the least constitutionally suited of all her siblings to be in the role in which she suddenly found herself, and in The Story of My Father she grapples with the haunting memories of those final months and the larger narrative of her father's life. With compassion, self-scrutiny, and an urgency born of her own yearning to rescue her father's memory from the disorder and oblivion that marked his dying and death, Sue Miller takes us on an intensely personal journey that becomes, by virtue of her enormous gifts of observation, perception, and literary precision, a universal story of fathers and daughters. James Nichols was a fourth-generation minister, a retired professor from Princeton Theological Seminary. Sue Miller brings her father brilliantly to life in these pages-his religious faith, his endless patience with his children, his gaiety and willingness to delight in the ridiculous, his singular gifts as a listener, and the rituals of church life that stayed with him through his final days. She recalls the bitter irony of watching him, a church historian, wrestle with a disease that inexorably lays waste to notions of time, history, and meaning. She recounts her struggle with doctors, her deep ambivalence about many of her own choices, and the difficulty of finding, continually, the humane and moral response to a disease whose special cruelty it is to dissolve particularities and to diminish, in so many ways, the humanity of those it strikes. She reflects, unforgettably, on the variable nature of memory, the paradox of trying to weave a truthful narrative from the threads of a dissolving life. And she offers stunning insight into her own life as both a daughter and a writer, two roles that swell together here in a poignant meditation on the consolations of storytelling. With the care, restraint, and consummate skill that define her beloved and best-selling fiction, Sue Miller now gives us a rigorous, compassionate inventory of two lives, in a memoir destined to offer comfort to all sons and daughters struggling-as we all eventually must-to make peace with their fathers and with themselves. From the Hardcover edition
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Alternative Names
Miller, Sue
מילר, סו
ミラー, スウ
English (412)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
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