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Oliver, Grace

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Works: 56 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 80 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Drama  History  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 813.54
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Publications about Grace Oliver
Publications by Grace Oliver
Most widely held works by Grace Oliver
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
The harp in the south by Ruth Park( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set in the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills in the 1940's, this is the story of a working-class Irish-Australian family, the Darcys
Love of seven dolls by Paul Gallico( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The fateful years at Castle Rising by Fanny Cradock( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Melodies and memories by Nellie Melba( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A shine of rainbows by Lillian Beckwith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
When a couple adopt a shy frail orphan, the husband is disappointed by his timidity and physical weakness, but a personal tragedy brings them together
Lightly poached by Lillian Beckwith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In her fifth book about day-to-day life in the Hebrides, Lillian Beckwith is as humorous and light-hearted as ever with her stories of Miss Peckwitt and her friends. In Lightly poached we learn how Erchie loses his teeth while poaching salmon and how they are dubiously found by the local policemen, while in Hic jacet! we find out the history of the lone grave in the woods and the secret of its fertilisation! Also includes: In search of apples; The men who played with silver; Wild wander; Pears in brine; Not their funeral; Going to the roup and Pianissimo
An incidental memoir by Robin Dalton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 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'
Wallis secret lives of the Duchess of Windsor by Charles Higham( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Duchess of Winsor which reveals a complex, brilliant and dangerous woman who threatened the security of Britain during the Nazi era
To the manor born by Peter Spence( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Spanning the century memories of a nonagenarian by E. Marjorie Nix-James( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Our spoons came from Woolworths by Barbara Comyns( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 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
Ladies didn't by Eugénie Crawford( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Queen Lucia by E. F Benson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Emmeline Lucas of Riseholm is a relentless social climber who rules her small English village with a calculating mind and an iron fist. Her position is shaken by a newcomer to Riseholm who reveals Lucia's shallowness, vindictiveness, and ignorance of music and culture
Growing up in the thirties by Brian Carroll( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The house at Hardie's Corner by H. H Wilson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Vera by Elizabeth Von Arnim( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Lucy Entwhistle's beloved father has just died; aged 22 she finds herself alone in the world. Leaning against her garden gate, dazed and unhappy, she is disturbed by the sudden appearance of the perspiring Mr Wemyss. This middle-aged man is also in mourning - for his wife Vera, who has died in mysterious circumstances. Before Lucy can collect herself, Mr Wemyss has taken charge: of the funeral arrangements, of her kind aunt Dot, but most of all of Lucy herself - body and soul
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 2 libraries worldwide
A dedicated man and other stories by Elizabeth Taylor( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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