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Oliver, Grace

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Works: 56 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 129 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Didactic fiction  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 823.8
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Publications about Grace Oliver
Publications by Grace Oliver
Most widely held works by Grace Oliver
The harp in the south by Ruth Park( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An Australian classic, this is the story of the Darcy family who live in the Depression era tenements of Surry Hills, Sydney. Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy. Filled with beautifully drawn characters that will make you laugh as much as cry, this Australian classic will take you straight back to the colourful slums of Sydney with convincing depth, careful detail and great heart
A shine of rainbows by Lillian Beckwith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Thomas, a shy, frail orphan, goes to live with a childless couple on their isolated Hebridean croft. He blossoms under the woman's care but disappoints the husband who resents his presence. Eventually, a great personal tragedy brings them together
The fateful years at Castle Rising by Fanny Cradock( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A dedicated man and other stories by Elizabeth Taylor( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Love of seven dolls by Paul Gallico( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lightly poached by Lillian Beckwith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
To the manor born by Peter Spence( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
That's how it was by Maureen Duffy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Our spoons came from Woolworths by Barbara Comyns( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sophia, at 20, is still naive and unworldly. She marries a young painter and they begin their life together in dire poverty. Their early married years are a struggle, especially with the advent of children whom her husband resents. Forced to support her family whilst her husband paints, she suffers hardship and heartbreak until they part. How she wins through and finds happiness and fortune is an enchanting and moving tale
Melodies and memories by Nellie Melba( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The story of a mother, Pearl Tull, and her relationships to her children
Anna of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set in stifled industrial Staffordshire in the late nineteenth century against a strong evangelical background "Anna of the Five Towns" tells of the courting of hard businessman Ephraim Tellright's daughter by prosperous and accomplished Henry Mynors. As her father's fortune grows so does Anna's understanding. She realises her legacy and responsibility for the possible ruination of her father's tenants Titus Price and his son Willie, who also loves her
Queen Lucia by E. F Benson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The fascinating and exhilarating story of Riseholme's reigning queen of high society the indomitable Lucia! England between the wars was a paradise of utter calm and leisure for the very, very rich. But into this enclave is born Mrs. Emmeline Lucas--La Lucia, as she is known--a woman determined to lead a life quite different from the pomp and the subdued and hushed nature of her class. With her cohort, Georgie Pillson, and her husband, Peppino, she upends the greats of high society the imperious Lady Ambermere and her equally imperious dog, Pug; the odious Piggy and Goosie Antrobus; the Christian Scientist Daisy Quantrock, with her penchant for the foreign; and all the rest of the Riseholme itself, the small English town just outside London that the British rich call their country home
To the manor born by Peter Spence( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Growing up in the thirties by Brian Carroll( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
No pipe dreams for father [scenes from a Forest of Dean village childhood] by Winifred Foley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An incidental memoir by Robin Dalton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In 1965 Robin Dalton's bestselling memoir 'Aunts Up the Cross' was published. This is the long-awaited sequel. At the age of 17, Robin Eakin visited a fortune teller in Kings Cross who told her, 'You will spend your life travelling, and you will have 3 husbands and 2 children.' All of these things have come to pass. Robin has been a literary agent, a spy for the Thai government and, most recently, a successful film producer with movies like 'Oscar and Lucinda' to her credit. This book is an account of the author's many travels and travails since we last met her in 'Aunts Up the Cross'
The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Little Nell lives with her grandfather, who is a gambler. His finances in disarray, he turns to the evil Quilp. Unable to repay Quilp he flees to the countryside with Nell. Kit Nubbles tries to help the grandfather out of his devotion for Nell
Ladies didn't recollections of an Edwardian girlhood by Eugénie Crawford( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Up country by Anne Wilkinson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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