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Jones, Laura 1951-

Works: 56 works in 305 publications in 8 languages and 5,404 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  History  Biography  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog, Other
Classifications: PS2116, 791.4372
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Publications about Laura Jones
Publications by Laura Jones
Most widely held works by Laura Jones
Possession by Neil LaBute( visu )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
An angel at my table a trilogy by Janet Frame( visu )
50 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of one of the 20th century's most gifted writers, Janet Frame
Brick lane by Sarah Gavron( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Oscar is an Anglican priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies the rules of 19th-century society. When they meet over an innocent game of cards, their passion for gambling leads them both down a road of romance, chance and fate that changes their lives forever
A thousand acres by Jocelyn Moorhouse( visu )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Follows the saga of the Cook family. Cook's kingdom is a fertile farm that spans 1,000 acres, but the seeds of its destruction are sown when the patriarch, Larry Cook, impulsively decides to distribute it among his three daughters, Ginny, Rose, and Caroline
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
42 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
The portrait of a lady by Henry James( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
Oscar and Lucinda by Laura Jones( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
An angel at my table : the screenplay : from the three volume autobiography of Janet Frame by Laura Jones( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
High tide by Laura Jones( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A backup singer finds herself stranded in a beach town. She finds a spirit she didn't know she had, a daughter she had given away, and the drive to go on
The well ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Alone with only her difficult father, Hester, finds life lonely. From the day she brings home Katherine to the isolated farm where they live, the blinding monotomy of life ceases. The two forge an odd, co-dependent relationship plagued by questionable sanity, dark secrets and tragedy
Angela's ashes by Emily Watson( visu )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America
Hightide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
In an AFI Award winning performance, Judy Davis plays Lilli, a back-up singer for an Elvis impersonator. When she is fired from the tour in a NSW South Coast country town she sets out on a drunken binge. Holed up in a caravan park she meets up with young Ally and a friendship soon develops between the women. Emotions run deep as their journey of discovery is tested by Lilli's new boyfriend Mick and Ally's grandmother Bet.--
An angel at my table = Un ange à ma table by Jane Campion( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The portrait of a lady Portrait de femme by Jane Campion( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
An Angel at my table a trilogy based on the autobiographies of Janet Frame ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
An account of the childhood and early adulthood of New Zealand writer Janet Frame
Angela's ashes : [screenplay] by Frank McCourt( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Sweetie by Jane Campion( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
As Tolstoy asserted, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. This unhappy family has never confronted its unhappiness: Sweetie, so called since childhood, the apple of her father Bob's eye and the bane of her mother Flo's smothered existence. Her sister Kay is shy, superstitious, and sexually repressed where Sweetie is loud, slovenly, and quite possibly mentally ill. The family has managed to lead relatively normal lives by denying their bizarre family reality. Sweetie has terrorized her family for years, but an unexpected tragedy is about to loosen her spoiled brat grip on their psyches
Las Cenizas de Ángela ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
El matrimonio formado por Ángela y Malachy McCourt emigra a su Irlanda natal tras la Gran Depresión de 1930 de Estados Unidos. En Irlanda su situación no mejora debido al estado del país en esos años tras su indepedencia y al alcholismo de Malachy que dilapida sus escasos ingresos en los bares. Gracias a subsidios y a la caridad Ángela logrará sacar adelante a sus cuatro hijos, uno de ellos el escritor de la novela que dio origen a la película
An angel at my table : the screenplay by Laura Jones( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Jones, Laura I
ジョーンズ, ローラ
English (199)
German (21)
Spanish (14)
French (10)
Japanese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)
Dutch (1)
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