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Cera, Claire

Works: 12 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 95 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PS3569.I28, 813.54
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Publications about Claire Cera
Publications by Claire Cera
Most widely held works by Claire Cera
The great fire by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself
From the land of green ghosts : a Burmese odyssey by Pascal Khoo Thwe( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Récit autobiographique de P. Khoo Thwe, né en Birmanie en 1967. Il raconte son éducation au sein de la tribu des Padaung, sa tentative de devenir prêtre catholique, ses études de littérature anglaise à Mandalay, la répression de la dictature militaire birmane, sa lutte pour combattre le régime birman et son exil
Animal crackers by Hannah Tinti( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
In an anthology of eleven offbeat stories, different animals become the test of the deepest human fears, in such works as "Miss Waldron's Red Colobus," "Slim's Last Ride," and the title story, in which an elephant keeper courts danger from his charge
King's Oak : a novel by Anne Rivers Siddons( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Andy Calhoun comes back to the Old South with her small daughter, but her newfound happiness is threatened when her friend Tom Dabney opposes a nearby nuclear arms plant
Les beaux jours de Firozsha Baag by Rohinton Mistry( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Mosaïque de nouvelles, prenant place dans un immeuble à Bombay au sein d'une communauté parsie, à travers laquelle l'auteur exprime toute la complexité de l'homme, ses contradictions, sa passion de la vie
Wyoming by Barry Gifford( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Young Roy and his mother talk as they drive across the country in the late 1950s
And Venus is blue : stories by Mary Hood( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Although Hood is considered a "Southern" writer, her sensibilities are universal. In this impressive collection of short fiction, she uses simple phrases to capture a character perfectly; at the same time, she knows when to unleash her controlled prose, freeing it for poetic evocations of landscapes or moments. Above all, she tells good stories. "After Moore" traces the dissolution of a marriage as told to a marriage counselor by all the family members. Hood manages to be both funny and perceptive as she adopts the voice of each character in turn. The title piece is an ambitious novella in which Hood's experiments with time do not quite work, but she deftly renders a family's complex relationships and at the same time creates the ambience of a mill-town community. Hood, who won the 1984 Flannery O'Connor Award for her first book of stories, How Far She Went, is a talented writer with a distinctive, memorable voice
Treasures by Johanna Kingsley( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Struggling to reach the heights of the glamorous jewelry design business, beautiful Pietra D'Angeli finds romance, betrayal, and frustrating setbacks as she searches for a long-lost collection of family jewels stolen by her uncle
The birds of the innocent wood by Deirdre Madden( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A classic novel from the twice Orange Prize shortlisted writer. When James proposes, it seems like an opportunity for Jane to leave her lonely past behind and become part of a family. But the presence of a woman in the cottage near their remote farmhouse threatens Jane's new-found happiness
Un hôte bien encombrant by Claire Cera( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
The water-breather by Ben Faccini( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
In this debut novel, Ben Faccini captures the agonies of a painfully sensitive young boy as he tries to minimise the terror he sees all around him. In the heat of the Umbrian and French countryside, we see a family unable to restore their happiness
Eau courante by Rohinton Mistry( Article )
1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
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