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Ross, Liza

Overview
Works: 90 works in 301 publications in 2 languages and 4,987 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Autobiographical fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Radio plays  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.M768, [FIC]
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Publications about Liza Ross
Publications by 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 507 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
The summer without men by Siri Hustvedt( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 186 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
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 185 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
A far distant place by Danielle Thomas( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Tells the sentimental and humorous adventures of the four March sisters as they grow up in the nineteenth century
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 152 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 138 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 135 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
Anne of Avonlea by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 130 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
A wedding in December [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, former schoolmates gather for a wedding. Nora, the owner of the inn, has reinvented herself following the death of her husband. Avery still hears echoes from a horrific event twenty six years ago. Agnes longs to tell a secret. Bridget, the mother of a fifteen year old boy, has agreed to marry Bill, an old high school lover whom she has recently re-met. Bill passionately wants this wedding and has brought everyone together for an astonishing weekend of revelation, forgiveness and redemption
The awakening by Kate Chopin( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 114 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
The view from Castle Rock by Alice Munro( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 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 by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 107 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
Die for love by Elizabeth Peters( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Jacqueline Kirby a assistant head librarian takes a trip to New York to attend the convention of Historical Romance writers of the World. Murder and threats was not what she expected
More classic American short stories ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Classic American short stories
Little women : abridged from the original by Louisa May Alcott( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
An abridged version of the classic story that chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in mid-nineteenth-century New England
P is for peril by Sue Grafton( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"A Kinsey Millhone mystery." Dr. Dowan Purcell has been missing for nine weeks when Kinsey is asked to take on the case. But it's not the worried wife who hires her, but his ex-wife. Kinsey's instincts tell her to refuse, and when she does take the case, she finds reasons to wish she hadn't
A is for alibi by Sue Grafton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The new client waiting in Kinsey Millhone's corridor is an old acquaintance, Nikki Fife, who's looking for help that only a detective can provide. For whoever killed her husband, it wasn't Nikki. But if his wife isn't the murderer, someone else is
Now is the time to open your heart by Alice Walker( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-published author, married several times, she has lived a life full of exploration. Now, as she begins to feel the first ravages of age, she wants to find a new sense of meaning. She leaves her lover Yolo and embarks on a journey down the Colorado river - a journey that will force her to re-explore her past and her future, and her connection to the real world. Yolo too begins his own journey as he travels to Hawaii and meets a former lover whose life is being destroyed by the excesses of American society. As Kate and Yolo gain shifting insights into their own lives and the world around them, will their paths diverge or lead back into each other?
Where you belong by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Valentine Denning is a young photojournalist on the frontlines in Kosovo, where she and her two colleagues - Tony and Jake - are covering the war. In a nightmarish ambush, all three are shot, and it is only when Val wakes up in a Belgrade hospital that she finds out that Tony, her lover, is dead. When she and Jake go to the funeral it becomes clear that Tony was still married. In the wake of this traumatic event, Val goes home to New York City where she realises that her recent experiences have thrown her life into turmoil
 
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