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DeBerry, Virginia

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Works: 14 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 6,699 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Feminist fiction  Domestic fiction, American 
Roles: Author
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Publications by Virginia DeBerry
Most widely held works by Virginia DeBerry
Far from the tree by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
After their father's death, sisters Celeste English and Ronnie Frazier leave their hollow lives and travel to Prosper, North Carolina, with their mother, Della, to come to terms with their pasts and their futures
Tryin' to sleep in the bed you made by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
Describes the forking paths of two women, one to success, the other to failure. One studies hard and makes something of herself, the other is a playgirl who relies on a rich husband. The women drift apart, but tragedy will reunite them, the rich one becoming homeless and entering a shelter where the other is a volunteer. A first novel
What doesn't kill you : a novel by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Finding her life spinning out of control when she is laid off from her high-level job, independent divorcée Tee participates in a scandalous one-night stand, discovers that she is on the brink of bankruptcy, and makes a determined choice to invest in herself
Gotta keep on tryin' : a novel by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Gayle, Marcus, and Patricia battle demons from their respective pasts in the wake of a paternity crisis, a spouse's gambling problem, and a fledgling business endeavor
Better than I know myself by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Forging an unlikely bond after meeting during their first year at Columbia, a Hollywood child star, a disgruntled upper-middle-class daughter, and an inner-city escapee endure betrayal, illness, secrets, and the pressures of class and fame
Uptown by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Uptown dives into the high-rolling world of Manhattan real estate. When money, power, and respect are at stake, a Harlem family's bonds are strained to the breaking point
Better than I know myself by Virginia DeBerry( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
When Carmen, Jewell, and Regina cross paths in the 1980s as Columbia freshmen, they planned to keep on walking. Jewell, who is a Hollywood child star looking for her role in life; Regina, who's ready to ditch her privileged upbringing; and Carmen, who fought her way out of the inner city, have little in common. But each has what the other needs, and through the years of betrayal, illness, and secrets, they unite in a circle of sisterhood that is strained but never broken -- not even by death
Far from the tree by Virginia DeBerry( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Celeste English and Ronnie Frazier are sisters, but they couldn't be more different. Celeste is a doctor's wife, living a perfect and elegant facade. But secretly, her marriage is falling apart and her need to control people around her threatens to destroy them all. Ronnie is an actress, living in New York. But she has no money, she has no home, and her life is held together by "chewing gum, paper clips, and spit." When their father dies, the sisters inherit a home in Prosper, North Carolina. Their mother, Della, would rather they forget about going there and dredging up the past. Neither of them suspect that their trip to Prosper will uncover decade-old secrets, family betrayals, and tangle relationships--or that it will make these two strangers realize that they are, and always will be, sisters
Gotta keep on tryin' a novel by Virginia DeBerry( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Best friends Pat and Gayle co-own the Ell & Me Company, a business they founded based on a character Gayle created years ago for her daughter. Things are going well, but real-life dramas ensue as each must face issues from the past in order to protect the future
What doesn't kill you a novel by Virginia DeBerry( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
When Thomasina Hodges, known as Tee, loses her job, she has an opportunity to find herself. Tee's evolution after her sudden and unexpected outplacement, is loosely based on the stages of grief, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance, relinquishing, readjusting, and reinvesting. For Tee, losing her job is like a death, but with time she comes out on the other side. Tee reassesses what's important in her life and also discovers important things about herself
Tryin' to sleep in the bed you made by Virginia DeBerry( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Describes the forking paths of two women, one to success, the other to failure. One studies hard and makes something of herself, the other is a playgirl who relies on a rich husband. The women drift apart, but tragedy will reunite them
Uptown by Virginia DeBerry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Uptown dives into the high-rolling world of Manhattan real estate. When money, power, and respect are at stake, a Harlem family's bonds are strained to the breaking point
Exposures by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Co-authored by friends Virgniia DeBerry and Donna Grant. As a glamorous, successful fashion photographer, Brett Larsen has dedicated her life to capturing beauty. Yet the corruption and betrayals that lie just beneath the glittering surface of that world prevent her from recognizing her own beauty and its glorious possibilities
Sas/access(r) 9.1.3 for relational databases : reference by Virginia DeBerry( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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