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Gowdy, Barbara

Overview
Works: 95 works in 343 publications in 4 languages and 6,770 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Nature stories  Psychological fiction  Love stories  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Conceptor, Creator
Classifications: PR9199.3.G658, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Barbara Gowdy
Publications by Barbara Gowdy
Most widely held works by Barbara Gowdy
Helpless : a novel by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
When the nine-year-old daughter of a hard-working single mother, a child whose luminous beauty has drawn both benign and sinister attention, is stolen from her home during a summer blackout, a full-scale search is launched, but the child's only hope lies in someone torn between loyalty to the abductor and the desire to save her
The white bone : a novel by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
A novel on elephants from the elephants' point of view. It is set in Africa and its protagonists are members of a family trying to survive drought and poachers. The elephants are portrayed as having almost human senses, including a sense of humor
The romantic : a novel by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Lacking maternal love since the age of nine, when her mother abandoned the family, Louise Kirk develops a near-lifelong obsession with the boy from across the street--now a man who is incapable of loving her as much as she loves him
Mister Sandman : a novel by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 868 libraries worldwide
A zany novel on Joan, dropped on her head at birth. Joan grows to be a dwarf unable to speak, but able to mimic sound to the point of even playing the piano. The novel describes the impact she has on her family: Joan's 15-year-old mother, Joan's lesbian grandmother, her homosexual grandfather, and the grandfather's male lover, none other than Joan's father. By the author of We So Seldom Look on Love
Falling angels by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
After spending a vacation underground in the family's bomb shelter, three sisters find a family photo album with three years missing and some evidence that there was a fourth child
We so seldom look on love : stories by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
"A Patrick Crean book."
Through the green valley by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Abel en Louise : een romantische geschiedenis by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Dutch and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Un lieu sûr by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"Un lieu sûr" a pour figure centrale Bourbe, une jeune éléphante abandonnée par son clan après la mort de la mère. Recueillie par un autre troupeau, elle est condamnée à cercher sa place dans une société matriarcale
Der weisse Knochen : Roman by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 34 libraries worldwide
In ihrem neuen Roman erzählt Barbara Gowdy die Geschichte einer afrikanischen Elefantenfamilie: aus der Perspektive der Dickhäuter. Der Roman hält sich strikt an die Erkenntnisse der Zoologie - und ist doch voller Fantasie
Helpless by Barbara Gowdy( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Ron, an appliance repairman, spots nine-year-old Rachel one day outside her school. Though Rachel is a stranger to him, he convinces himself that she is his responsibility. His feelings for her are at once tender, misguided and chillingly possessive. At all costs, he knows he must protect her from "bad" men - bad men who want to harm her. When Rachel disappears one summer night, her mother Celia is stricken with guilt and terror. As the media coverage of the abduction escalates, Celia longs for the return of her angelically beautiful daughter
Hilflos : Roman by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Kissed ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Sandra is attracted to death, so she lands a job studying embalming, where she meets a lonely medical student. Matt finds that her passion for death exceeds her love for him, and Sandra discovers that sometimes there is a way to cross over between love, sex, and death
Die Romantiker by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Seltsam wie die Liebe : stories by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in German and held by 23 libraries worldwide
De weg naar het water by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Een jonge olifant met visionaire krachten reist met haar adoptief familie over de Afrikaanse vlakten als bij een drinkplaats een deel van haar groep wordt vermoord
Fallende Engel : Roman by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Mister Sandman : Roman by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Toronto, 50er und 60er Jahre: Die Canarys, Vater, Mutter und 3 Töchter, sind scheinbar eine kanadische Durchschnittsfamilie, doch hinter der alltäglichen Normalität verbergen sich geheime Sehnsüchte und Leidenschaften
Vallende engelen : roman by Barbara Gowdy( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Dutch and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Drie opgroeiende zusjes uit een Amerikaans voorstadje hebben in de jaren zestig last van de gewone puberproblemen en zuchten onder het juk van hun zeer excentrieke ouders
Helpless [a novel] by Barbara Gowdy( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A young girl is abducted and her single mother fights her terror while a friend of the abductor struggles to decide between betraying personal loyalty and saving the girl
 
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Alternative Names
Gaudija, Barbara
Gowdy, Barbara
ガウディ, バーバラ
Languages
English (185)
German (36)
Dutch (6)
French (6)
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