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Ross, Liza

Works: 284 works in 675 publications in 2 languages and 9,180 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Political fiction  Autobiographical fiction  Chronology 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.M768, [FIC]
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Publications about Liza Ross
Publications by Liza Ross
Most widely held works about Liza Ross
Most widely held works by Liza Ross
My teacher is an alien by Bruce Coville( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face and realizes "Mr. Smith" is really an alien
Tad the lost explorer ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Mistaken for a famous archaeologist and entrusted with a sacred Incan relic, a Chicago construction worker helps an absentminded professor and his beautiful daughter find an ancient lost city before a group of evil treasure hunters find it first
Classic American poetry 65 favourite poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A collection of sixty-five classic American poems from the sixteenth century to today, including works by Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and e. e. cummings, as well as popular anonymous pieces such as "Frankie and Johnny."
Classic women's short stories by Katherine Mansfield( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect. "The Garden Party" is one of her most famous, while "Daughters of the Late Colonel" shows a wonderful sense of wit
The summer without men by Siri Hustvedt( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Mia is forced to reexamine her life when her husband puts their marriage on "pause" after thirty years. She returns to the prairie town of her childhood, and is drawn into the lives of those around her
Oppenheimer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous figure. First, news of successful fission experiments in Europe spurs him to pursue a role in the government's efforts to develop an atomic bomb. Second, new wife Kitty is pushing him to advance his career during the coming war years. Oppenheimer wanted to be both a radical and a member of the establishment; was paradoxically both a tortured socialist and a hardened realist. He appreciated the opportunity the military gave him to develop a project he would never have realized in his university career, despite believing that scientists aren't the only ones to pass moral judgments on the results of their experiments. Moreover, although some of the more unsavory aspects of Oppenheimer's career seem to have been deliberately elided, on balance, the portrayal of Oppenheimer is dramatically inclusive, and avoids the pitfalls of portraying him as a tragically heroic figure. After being shown in Britain in 1980, Oppenheimer aired in the US on PBS's American Playhouse in 1982
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley has red hair, a vivid imagination and cannot stop talking. Quite a shock for old Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who wanted a boy to help them on the farm. Anne is soon the talk of the town with her funny ways and endless adventures, but it is not long before she has won the hearts of everyone. This classic story is set in Canada at the beginning of the 20th century and is one of the most enduring favourites of children's literature
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Tells the sentimental and humorous adventures of the four March sisters as they grow up in the nineteenth century
A far distant place by Danielle Thomas( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
This great children's classic, written in 1900 and immortalised in the Judy Garland film, retains its charm in this reading by Liza Ross. Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion are all here in technicolour with some of the music that made the film unforgettable
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
First published in 1852. The slaves Eliza and George make a desperate bid to escape to Canada, while Uncle Tom is sold to two successive and very different owners
The last time they met by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
This novel focuses on the relationship between childhood sweethearts Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. We begin in the year 2000 at a writers' festival in Toronto, and are propelled backwards in time, via the politically repressive Nairobi, to the small town in Massachusetts for their school days in the 1960's. Along the way the novel delves deeply into the destructive nature of life and the need for forgiveness
A wedding in December [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A group of former schoolmates from Maine's Kidd Academy gather in the Berkshires for the a wedding of fellow classmates Bill and Bridget
Anne of Avonlea by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
As her fans know, Anne Shirley is the flame-haired, vivacious and imaginative orphan who came to live with Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert in their home at Green Gables. Anne is now sixteen and a half and is about to start teaching at the very same school she herself attended
The weight of water by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A tale of marital intrigue. The protagonist is a woman photographer sent to investigate an old murder on an island. She takes along her husband, the husband's brother and the brother's girlfriend. Problems arise when the husband develops an interest in the other woman. By the author of Resistance
The awakening by Kate Chopin( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and German and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of a young matron living in New Orleans in the late 1800's and the conflicts that disturb her seemingly pleasant life
More classic American short stories ( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Classic American short stories
The view from Castle Rock [stories] by Alice Munro( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 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
The amateur marriage [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Michael and Pauline seemed like the perfect couple - young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment she walked into his mother's grocery store in the Polish neighbourhood of Baltimore, he was smitten. And in the heat of World War II fervour, they were hastily wed. But they never should have married
Fortune's rocks by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
It is the summer of 1899 and fifteen-year-old Olympia Biddeford is spending the summer with her parents at their seasonal house at Fortune's Rocks. When the celebrated essayist John Haskell is invited to stay, Olympia is immediately captivated by his charm and mystery. Despite being a married man of forty, Haskell seduces Olympia and they embark on a whirlwind affair. But when their secret is revealed, Olympia is taken back to Boston in shame. When she gives birth, the child is taken away and Olympia is exiled to a private ladies college. But she must get her child back, and that means returning to Fortune's Rocks
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