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Farr, Kimberly

Works: 81 works in 320 publications in 1 language and 23,200 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Narrator, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR9199.3.M8, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Publications about Kimberly Farr
Publications by Kimberly Farr
Most widely held works by Kimberly Farr
A spool of blue thread a novel by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness. But they are also like all families, in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture. Abby and Red and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments, laughter, and celebrations, but also jealousies, disappointments, and carefully guarded secrets. Tells a poignant yet unsentimental story in praise of family in all its emotional complexity
Angels at the table by Debbie Macomber( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy know that an angel's work is never done, especially during a time as wondrous as New Year's Eve. With an apprentice angel, Will, under their wings, they descend upon Times Square in New York City eager to join in the festivities. And when Will spies two lonely strangers in the crowd, he decides midnight is the perfect time to lend a heavenly helping hand. Lucie Farrara and Aren Fairchild meet after bumping into each other--seemingly by accident--in Times Square on New Year's Eve. They immediately hit it off and find they have a lot in common: Lucie is a burgeoning chef and Aren is a respected food critic. But just as quickly as they're brought together, another twist of fate tears them apart, leaving Lucie and Aren with no way to reconnect. A year later, Lucie is the head chef of an acclaimed new restaurant and Aren is a successful columnist for a major New York newspaper. For all the time that's passed, the two have not forgotten their one serendipitous evening--and neither have Shirley, Goodness, Mercy, and Will. To reunite the young couple, the angels cook up a brilliant plan: mix true love, a second chance, and a generous sprinkle of mischief to create an unforgettable Christmas miracle
Clara and Mr. Tiffany a novel by Susan Vreeland( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Susan Vreeland chronicles the lives of acclaimed glass artist Louis Comfort Tiffany and Clara Wolcott Driscoll, whose glass lampshades have commonly been mistaken as Tiffany's work. Here, Vreeland reveals that although both artists may have had different reasons for creating their works, both shared a passion for art
3 willows [the sisterhood grows] by Ann Brashares( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Summer is a time to grow seeds. Polly has an idea that she can't stop thinking about, one that involves changing a few things about herself. She's setting her sights on a more glamorous life, but it's going to take all of her focus. At least that way she won't have to watch her friends moving so far ahead
Blue nights by Joan Didion( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Richly textured with bits of her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion examines her thoughts, fears, and doubts regarding having children, illness, and growing old
Dearie : the remarkable life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
A definitive, affectionate biography of one of America's most beloved personalities, Julia Child. This in-depth and intimate narrative is full of fresh information and insight that explores Child's amazing journey in both her personal and professional life
American wife a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Alice Blackwell is the presidents wife, the former school librarian is thrust into a position of power and influence, privilege and responsibility. During her husbands second term she must face contradictions when her beliefs disagree with his
Too much happiness stories by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Tackling a variety of themes, such as love, loss, and redemption, author Alice Munro delivers a masterfully crafted collection of short stories. In the title story, Too Much Love, Sonia Kovalevsky, a Russian bohemian, embarks on a winter-long journey across Europe with her love, discovering that love and monogamy are exactly the perfect match
Divine evil by Nora Roberts( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Sculptor Clare Kimball has captured the attention of the New York art world. But big-city success cannot burn away the half-remembered nightmares that have plagued Clare since childhood. These phantoms of the past have drawn her home to Emmitsboro, Maryland, to the small town where she grew up and where her father died in circumstances never really explained. Not much in her hometown seems to have changed, but within the dark woods of Emmitsboro something evil spreads its poisonous power. Now the once-peaceful town is wrapped in a cloak of terror, hiding a treacherous heart. And now Clare must pay the price for digging up the secrets of the past ... and confront an evil that may be unstoppable - because those who practice it believe it is divine
Cracker! [the best dog in Vietnam] by Cynthia Kadohata( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 libraries worldwide
A young soldier in Vietnam bonds with his bomb-sniffing dog
My name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Traveling to Civil War-era Washington, D.C., to tend wounded soldiers and pursue her dream of becoming a surgeon, headstrong midwife Mary receives guidance from two smitten doctors and resists her mother's pleas for her to return home
Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
A story of the rewards and challenges of a friendship across the racial divide, as well as how the real-life meetings of Japanese Americans and Native Americans changed the future of both communities. Twelve-year-old Sumiko feels her life has been made up of two parts: before Pearl Harbor and after it. The good part and the bad part. Raised on a flower farm in California, Sumiko is used to being the only Japanese girl in her class
Dear life by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Alice Munro illuminates the moment a life is shaped, the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Suffused with Munro's clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real paint a vivid and lasting portrait of how strange, dangerous, and extraordinary the ordinary life can be
My life in France by Julia Child( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Here is the captivating story of Julia Child's years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found "her true calling." From the moment she and her husband Paul, who worked for the USIS, arrived in the fall of 1948, Julia had an awakening that changed her life. Filled with her husband's beautiful black-and-white photographs as well as family snapshots, this memoir is laced with wonderful stories about the French character, particularly in the world of food, and the way of life that Julia embraced so wholeheartedly
The engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
"Evelyn has been married to her husband for forty years-- forty years since he slipped off her first wedding ring and put his own in its place. Delphine has seen both sides of love-- the ecstatic, glorious highs of seduction, and the bitter, spiteful fury that descends when it's over. James, a paramedic who works the night shift, knows his wife's family thinks she could have done better; while Kate, partnered with Dan for a decade, has seen every kind of wedding-- beach weddings, backyard weddings, castle weddings-- and has vowed never, ever, to have one of her own. As these lives and marriages unfold in surprising ways, we meet Frances Gerety, a young advertising copywriter in 1947. Frances is working on the De Beers campaign and she needs a signature line, so, one night before bed, she scribbles a phrase on a scrap of paper: 'A Diamond Is Forever.' And that line changes everything"--Publisher's web page
Summer breeze [a novel] by Nancy Thayer( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
The wonderfully moving story of three women who forge a unique bond one sun-drenched summer on New England's Dragonfly Lake
The view from Castle Rock [stories] by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A collections of stories about the Laidlaw family starting in the wilds of the Scottish Borders, their voyage to Canada, to stories set in Alice (Laidlaw) Munro's present time.--
Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Over the course of four summers, two families, the Tetherlys and the Copakens, endure countless bouts of tragedy, only to find redemption in the most unlikely of places
HRC : state secrets and the rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Allen takes listeners inside Hillary Clinton's decision to join the Obama Cabinet, her four years in his inner circle as Secretary of State, and the mysterious workings of Bill and Hillary's political machine as she makes her decision about the 2016 election
The 19th wife [a novel] by David Ebershoff( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A novel set in the world of the Mormon Church that intertwines a fictional memoir by Brigham Young's nineteenth wife and a contemporary murder mystery about a woman accused of killing her polygamist husband
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