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Cuervo, Alma 1951-

Works: 85 works in 273 publications in 1 language and 9,470 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Novels  Case studies  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3566.I372, 813.54
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Publications about Alma Cuervo
Publications by Alma Cuervo
Most widely held works by Alma Cuervo
Handle with care by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta, her parents are devastated-she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows, a lifetime of pain. In this provocative story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, "Picoult writes with unassuming brilliance" (Stephen King). Every expectant parent will tell you that they don't want a perfect baby, just a healthy one. Charlotte and Sean O'Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby, too, if they'd been given the choice. Instead, their lives are made up of sleepless nights, mounting bills, the pitying stares of "luckier" parents, and maybe worst of all, the what-ifs. What if their child had been born healthy' But it's all worth it because Willow is, funny as it seems, perfect. She's smart as a whip, on her way to being as pretty as her mother, kind, brave, and for a five-year-old an unexpectedly deep source of wisdom. Willow is Willow, in sickness and in health. Everything changes, though, after a series of events forces Charlotte and her husband to confront the most serious what-ifs of all. What if Charlotte had known earlier of Willow's illness' What if things could have been different' What if their beloved Willow had never been born' To do Willow justice, Charlotte must ask herself these questions and one more. What constitutes a valuable life' Emotionally riveting and profoundly moving, Handle with Care is an unforgettable novel about the fragility of life and the lengths we will go to protect it
Love walked in by Marisa De los Santos( file )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Thirty-one-year-old Cornelia Brown adores classic romantic films. Anything starring Jimmy Stewart or Cary Grant will do nicely, especially The Philadelphia Story. Unapologetically idealistic about love, Cornelia appears to catch the break of a lifetime when the dashing Martin Grace, her own personal Cary Grant, comes strolling into her life. But Cornelia's life truly changes one snowy day when she looks up to find troubled 11-year-old Clare Hobbes standing before her
In the midst of winter : a novel by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
A minor traffic accident becomes a catalyst for an unexpected bond among a human rights scholar in Brooklyn, his Chilean tenant, and an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, who explore the difficulties of immigrants and refugees
A drowned maiden's hair by Laura Amy Schlitz( file )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 libraries worldwide
At the Barbary Asylum for Female Orphans, eleven-year-old Maud is adopted by three spinster sisters moonlighting as mediums who take her home and reveal to her the role she will play in their seances
The center cannot hold : my journey through madness by Elyn R Saks( file )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success. 2007
Identical strangers : a memoir of twins separated and reunited by Elyse Schein( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
This is the true story of Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein, who shared a personal history for more than three decades--and didn't know it. In her mid-30s, Schein finally decided to call an adoption agency to learn about her biological mother. Not expecting much, she instead got the surprise of her life. Her identical twin sister, Bernstein, lived just minutes away
Evidence of murder by Lisa Black( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
A dead woman has been found in the woods, and the cause is unclear. The leading theory is that she wandered off and froze, but investigator Theresa MacLean senses something far more sinister
Too many tamales by Gary Soto( file )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing. K-3. 2008
Dust by Elizabeth Bear( file )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
After her wings are shorn in battle, the angel Perceval is held captive in an aging spaceship, served by her lost sister and servant girl Rien, and the two must escape together if they are to stop a war and save both of their houses
Great house : a novel by Nicole Krauss( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
From the internationally best-selling author of The History of Love comes this stunning novel. Great House follows the multiple owners of one writing desk and how the desk shapes their lives. A young novelist inherited the desk from a poet taken by Pinochet's police. Then the desk is stolen from her by the poet's supposed daughter. In its drawers, another man discovers a long-kept secret about his wife. And a Jerusalem antiques dealer uses the desk in his family's study, which was devastated by the Nazis in 1944
Broadway in love ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Road show by Stephen Sondheim( file )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Canary Island song by Robin Jones Gunn( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Carolyn takes a break from her widowed San Francisco existence to celebrate her mother's 70th birthday in the Canary Islands. As her mother's gentle affection and the islands' soothing allure soften Carolyn's heart, a Flamenco dance lesson, a defining camel ride, and the steady gaze of an old flame reawaken feelings she thought were forever gone
Quiet until the thaw : a novel by Alexandra Fuller( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
"From bestselling memoirist Alexandra Fuller, a debut novel. Lakota Oglala Sioux Nation, South Dakota. Two Native American cousins, Rick Overlooking Horse and You Choose Watson, though bound by blood and by land, find themselves at odds as they grapple with the implications of their shared heritage. When escalating anger towards the injustices, historical and current, inflicted upon the Lakota people by the federal government leads to tribal divisions and infighting, the cousins go in separate directions: Rick chooses the path of peace; You Choose, violence. Years pass, and as You Choose serves time in prison, Rick finds himself raising twin baby boys, orphaned at birth, in his meadow. As the twins mature from infants to young men, Rick immerses the boys within their ancestry, telling wonderful and terrible tales of how the whole world came to be, and affirming their place in the universe as the result of all who have come before and will come behind. But when You Choose returns to the reservation after three decades behind bars, his anger manifests, forever disrupting the lives of Rick and the boys. A complex tale that spans generations and geography, Quiet Until the Thaw conjures with the implications of an oppressed history, how we are bound not just to immediate family but to all who have come before and will come after us, and, most of all, to the notion that everything was always, and is always, connected. As Fuller writes, "The belief that we can be done with our past is a myth. The past is nudging at us constantly.""--
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 libraries worldwide
An adaptation for television of the Phoenix Theatre's production of Wendy Wasserstein's play about five friends who hold a reunion seven years after their graduation from Mount Holyoke
Adios, Oscar! : a butterfly fable by Peter Elwell( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Despite his friends' teasing, Oscar the caterpillar studies to prepare for becoming a butterfly and migrating to Mexico, so when things do not turn out as he expects, he is still able to make his dream come true
The scarlet thread : a novel by Francine Rivers( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
When Sierra discovers her young ancestor's handcrafted quilt and reads her journal, she finds that their lives are very similar. By following her ancestor's example, she learns to surrender to God's sovereignty and unconditional love
Doña Flor by Pat Mora( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
Nada by Carmen Laforet( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Called a Spanish Gothic, this haunting tale of a girl and her bizarre family life during the Franco regime in Spain is available for the first time in English. As 18-year-old Andrea stuggles to transition into adulthood, so does her country
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Alternative Names
Alma Cuervo actrice américaine
Alma Cuervo Amerikaans actrice
Alma Cuervo amerikansk skådespelare
Alma Cuervo amerikansk skodespelar
Alma Cuervo amerikansk skuespiller
Alma Cuervo attrice statunitense
Alma Cuervo US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Альма Куерво
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