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Jones, Laura 1951-

Works: 167 works in 446 publications in 4 languages and 6,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Love stories 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Editor, Performer, Other, Author of dialog, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Laura Jones
Publications by Laura Jones
Most widely held works about Laura Jones
Most widely held works by Laura Jones
Possession by Neil LaBute( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,193 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 Jane Campion( visu )
51 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame
Brick lane by Sarah Gavron( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 854 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 )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 511 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
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 462 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
A thousand acres by Jocelyn Moorhouse( visu )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Larry Cook es el patriarca de una gran saga familiar cuya propiedad es una granja extraordinariamente fértil que se extiende a lo largo de mil acres. Cuando decide repartirla entre sus tres hijas, queda plantada la semilla de la destrucción, ya que este reparto de tierras no tardará en dividir a la familia. Secretos ocultos, rivalidades inconfesables y deseos insatisfechos que estaban sólo enterrados, salen a la superficie con consecuencias imprevisibles y aterradoras, pero también liberadoras
The portrait of a lady by Henry James( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Alluring, high-spirited American heiress Isabel - "I always want to know the things one shouldn't do ... so as to choose"--Is in Europe to seek her own destiny. But after refusing marriage proposals from both Lord Warburton, a "prince" of the aristocracy, and Caspar Goodwood, a "prince" of American industry, Isabel becomes utterly captivated by the languid charms of Gilbert Osmond, whom she sees as the "prince" she has been looking for. To him, she represents a superior prize worth a fortune; through him, she faces a tragic choice. Love, intrigue, and betrayal make this timeless, many-layered masterpiece a profound and moving mirror of the human condition
The legend of the crystal skulls, ancient mystical artifacts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A documentary about crystal skulls featuring Smithsonian Institution curator Jane Maclaren Walsh's 16-year quest to trace the origins of the 31-pound crystal skull mailed anonymously to the museum in 1992
Mystery of the hope diamond ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
How can something so beautiful be so feared? Priceless, precious, and perilous, the Hope Diamond has been a gift to the world but, some say, a curse to those who have possessed it. Explore the intrigue of one of the world's most infamous gems
Oscar & Lucinda by Peter Carey( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
This sweeping, irrepressibly inventive novel, is a romance, but a romance of the sort that could only take place in nineteenth-century Australia. For only on that sprawling continent--a haven for misfits of both the animal and human kingdoms--could a nervous Anglican minister who gambles on the instructions of the Divine become allied with a teenaged heiress who buys a glassworks to help liberate her sex. And only the prodigious imagination of Peter Carey could implicate Oscar and Lucinda in a narrative of love and commerce, religion and colonialism, that culminates in a half-mad expedition to transport a glass church across the Outback
An angel at my table : the screenplay : from the three volume autobiography of Janet Frame by Laura Jones( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The well ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 77 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
High tide by Laura Jones( visu )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A backup singer is abandoned in a beach town. She finds a spirit she didn't know she had, a daughter she had given away, and a drive to go on
Oscar and Lucinda : the screenplay by Laura Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
30-day body purification : how to cleanse your inner body and experience the joys of toxin-free health by Lewis Harrison( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Rediscovery : Canadian women photographers, 1841-1941 : [exhibition] May 13-June 27, 1983, London Regional Art Gallery by Laura Jones( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 38 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
Prosperity restricted by red tape ( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
"There is no question that some regulation, like some taxation, is beneficial. Too much, however, is not. Canada's small- and medium-sized business owners are all too aware of the cost of regulation."
La prospérité ligotée par une réglementation excessive ( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Il ne fait aucun doute que certains règlements - comme des règles fiscales particulières - sont bénéfiques. Mais en quantité excessive, la réglementation a des conséquences négatives. Les propriétaires de PME au Canada ne sont que trop conscients du coût de la réglementation."
Hightide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 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.--
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Jones, Laura 1951-...
Jones, Laura I
ジョーンズ, ローラ
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German (14)
French (6)
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