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Gavalda, Anna 1970-

Works: 179 works in 1,290 publications in 33 languages and 9,128 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Drama  Film adaptations  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Translator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3545.I5286, 843.92
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Publications about Anna Gavalda
Publications by Anna Gavalda
Most widely held works about Anna Gavalda
Most widely held works by Anna Gavalda
Hunting and gathering by Anna Gavalda( Book )
208 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 1,725 libraries worldwide
Camille is doing her best to disappear. She barely eats, works at night as a cleaner, and lives in a tinyattic room. Philibert Marquet de La Durbelliere is a stammering, erudite aristocrat who sells postcards outside a museum. One evening, he overcomes his own execruciating reticence to rescue Camille, unconscious, from her freezing garret, and install her in the large, ornate apartment he is taking care of downstairs. He already has an unlikely flatmate--the foulmouthed, talented young chef Franck, who is made more obnoxious by guilt about his beloved grandmother--who in turn forms an unlikely bond with hes new friends. Apart, they may be hopeless, but together, this curious, damaged little quartet may be able to face the world
95 pounds of hope by Anna Gavalda( Book )
106 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
Someone I loved by Anna Gavalda( Book )
169 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 26 languages and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
"A woman is abandoned by her husband. Shaken by the betrayal, she and her two children are taken to the most unexpected of places to heal: the country farm of her remote and diffident father-in-law. What unfolds between them is a relationship that changes both their lives - one that transforms their notion of family and encourages a better understanding of each other and the choices of the heart." "With this deceptively simple novel Anna Gavalda delivers a romance about the unpredictability of love, the toll it takes on its victims - both innocent and guilty - and the unanticipated resilience of its survivors."--Jacket
I wish someone were waiting for me somewhere by Anna Gavalda( Book )
184 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Love stories. Short Stories. Following the publication of Anna Gavalda's international bestseller, HUNTING AND GATHERING, this book introduces us to Anna Gavalda's witty and dazzling collection of stories, I WISH SOMEONE WERE WAITING FOR ME OMEWHERE, together with her heartbreaking and poignant novella, SOMEONE I LOVED I WISH SOMEONE WERE WAITING FOR ME SOMEWHERE explores how a life can be changed irrevocably in just one fateful moment. A pregnant mother's plans for the future unravel at the hospital; a travelling salesman learns the consequences of an almost-missed exit on the motorway in the newspaper the next morning; while a perfect date is spoilt by a single act of thoughtlessness. In those crucial moments Gavalda demonstrates her almost magical skill in conveying love, lust, longing, and loneliness. SOMEONE I LOVED is a hauntingly intimate look at the intolerably painful, yet sometimes valuable consequenc- es that adultery can have on a marriage and the individuals involved. A simple tale, yet long in substance, "Someone I Loved" ends like most great love affairs, forever leaving you wanting just one more moment
Consolation by Anna Gavalda( Book )
90 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 18 languages and held by 965 libraries worldwide
A heartbreaking, unusual story about one man, two remarkable women and an unforgettable transvestite. A 47-year-old successful architect hears about the death of a woman, whom he once loved and his life starts to unravel. Charles seems to have everything, but turns his back on the present to go in search of her past and his childhood
French leave by Anna Gavalda( Book )
58 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 676 libraries worldwide
I hadn't even sat down yet, one buttock still hovering, my hand on the car door, and already my sister-in-law was on the attack: At last! Didnt you hear the horn? We've been waiting here for ten minutes! Good morning, I replied. On the car journey to a family wedding, Garance reflects on how adult life, with its disappointments and responsibilities, has not always gone to plan for herself or her three siblings. But just around the corner lies the chance for them to revisit their younger, carefree selves in a delightfully unplanned escapade
Billie by Anna Gavalda( Book )
36 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of two young people, Billie and Franck, who, as the story opens, are trapped in a gorge in the Cevennes Mountains. With darkness encroaching, their situation is dire, and Billie begins to tell stories from their lives in order to survive. In alternating episodes, the novel moves between recollections of the two characters' childhoods and their dreadful predicament. Franck's life has been impacted by a childhood spent with a perennially unemployed father who toyed with Christian extremism and a mother aestheticized by antidepressants. A bright kid, Franck's future was menaced at every turn by the bigotry around him. Billie's abiding wish as an adult is to avoid ever having to come into contact with her family again. To escape from her abusive and alcohol-addled family, she was willing to do anything and everything. The wounds have not entirely healed
Het leven, maar dan beter : twee verhalen by Anna Gavalda( Book )
14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Mathilde is twenty-four. She has abandoned her studies in art history in lieu of a menial job and lives in a house she shares with twin sisters. One day she forgets her bag in a cafe and a week later an unknown man returns it to her. Following this encounter, Mathilde decides to throw caution to the wind and change her life entirely. Yann is twenty-six, a university graduate, unemployed. There may be better days ahead. Perhaps. While waiting for them, he works as a sales assistant in a home appliances store. He wouldn't say he is unhappy. But sometimes when he is crossing a bridge over the Seine River at night, he imagines jumping. One day he does a favor for one of his neighbors and is asked to stay for dinner as thanks. The following morning Yann throws caution to the wind and decides to change his life entirely. These two novellas by best-selling author Anna Gavalda's are among her most moving and inspiring. Love in this book is a fragile emotion, easily ruined and eternally subject to the choices one makes in life. Gavalda's great gift is in her ability to reach readers who will feel as if she is addressing them directly in a voice that is inventive, forceful, yet intimate -- From the Trade Paperback edition
Ensemble, c'est tout by Claude Berri( visu )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Een kunstenares, die met schoonmaken de kost verdient, maakt via haar excentrieke benedenbuurman kennis met diens humeurige huisgenoot
Pluk de dag by Anna Gavalda( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 99 libraries worldwide
De band tussen twee zussen en hun beide broers is, ook nu ze dertigers zijn en elkaar weinig zien, hecht gebleven
Je l'aimais by Zabou( visu )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Je l'aimais is gebaseerd op de gelijknamige roman van Anna Gavalda. Pierre deelt in één nacht, het grote geheim dat hem al twintig jaar achtervolgt, met zijn mooie dochter Chloé. Een geheim dat betrekking heeft op hemzelf, zijn tegenstrijdigheden, zijn keuzes, zijn rol als man en zijn gebreken. Het geheim van de liefde voor Mathilde, waarvoor hij niet alles heeft opgegeven, omdat hij koos voor een veiligere en bekendere weg. In één nacht krijgen we alles te weten over een man die niet durfde
La vie en mieux : deux histoires by Anna Gavalda( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 68 libraries worldwide
La vie en mieux 1, Mathilde, 2, Yann by Anna Gavalda( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 59 libraries worldwide
La couverture indique : "Deux histoires. Deux histoires de jeunes gens de notre temps, repus, mais affamés, polis, mais enragés, qui préfèrent encore prendre le risque de se tromper de vie plutôt que de n'en vivre aucune."
Je voudrais que quelqu'un m'attende quelque part by Anna Gavalda( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"With arresting naturalism and a lively variety of perspectives, Gavalda writes simply of human beings longing to connect. Gavalda, "a gifted literary stylist" (Vogue), has a knack for capturing our inner as well as our outer dialogues with perfect pitch, evoking reflection, pain, and laughter in equal measure. The stories in I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere are as wicked as they are insightful, as stylish as they are sparse, as fiercely unsentimental as they are emotionally wrought."
Ein geschenkter Tag by Anna Gavalda( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Frühling, irgendwo in Frankreich, die Geschwister Simon, Garance und Lola auf dem Weg zu einer Hochzeit: Schon die Autofahrt mündet in einen handfesten Streit mit der Schwägerin. Kurzerhand machen sich die drei aus dem Staub, lassen die gediegene Familienfeier sausen und besuchen stattdessen den Bruder Vincent, der in der Provinz auf einem Schloss in der Touraine lebt. In ihrer heiteren, spritzigen Frühlingslektüre erzählt Anna Gavalda von einer überraschenden Landpartie, die den Geschwistern ein Stück Kindheitsglück zurückgibt
I wish someone were waiting for me somewhere by Anna Gavalda( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Stoner by John Williams( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Born the child of a poor farmer in Missouri, William Stoner is urged by his parents to study new agriculture techniques at the state university. Digging instead into the texts of Milton and Shakespeare, Stoner falls under the spell of the unexpected pleasures of English literature, and decides to make it his life. Stoner is the story of that life
Il regalo di un giorno by Anna Gavalda( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
I︠A︡n by Anna Gavalda( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Russian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Ensemble, c'est tout by Anna Gavalda( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Fire mennesker på vej nedad i samfundet kommer til at bo sammen i en stor lejlighed i Paris. Kokken Franck, hans bedstemor Paulette, tegneren og rengøringskonen Camille samt Philibert, der sælger postkort har absolut intet til fælles udover de knubs, som livet har givet dem. Alligevel finder de sammen i et fællesskab, hvor de både støtter og udvikler hinanden
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Anna Gavalda francouzská spisovatelka a novinářka
Anna Gavalda francuska pisarka
Anna Gavalda Frans journalist
Anna Gavalda Frans journaliste
Anna Gavalda französische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin
Anna Gavalda French writer
Anna Gavalda giornalista e scrittrice francese
Ġāfāldā, Ānā 1970-
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Gavaldà, Anna
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Анна Гавалда
Анна Гавальда
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Гавальда, Анна 1970-
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גאבאלדה, אנה
גבלדה, אנה 1970-
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