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Forbes, Esther

Overview
Works: 111 works in 656 publications in 10 languages and 20,839 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Erotic fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Drama  Children's films  Romance fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Other, Composer, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PR6023.A93, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Esther Forbes
Johnny Tremain : a novel for old & young by Esther Forbes( Book )

238 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 9,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution
Paul Revere & the world he lived in by Esther Forbes( Book )

47 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and held by 3,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vivid account of the life and times of Paul Revere was first published in 1942, to great acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize. An elegant storyteller and expert historian, Edith Forbes paints a memorable portrait of American colonial history and of this most legendary of revolutionary heroes, "not merely one man riding one horse on a certain lonely night of long ago, but a symbol to which his countrymen can yet turn
America's Paul Revere by Esther Forbes( Book )

13 editions published between 1946 and 1991 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the patriot of the Revolution who had many trades, among them silver work, manufacture of copper, casting of bells, engraving, and dentistry
Johnny Tremain : a story of Boston in revolt by Esther Forbes( Recording )

60 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution
The running of the tide by Esther Forbes( Book )

28 editions published between 1948 and 1954 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Period novel in which the story of a ship-owning family embraces the years of old Salem's great merchant shipping days
Rainbow on the road by Esther Forbes( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few months in New England in the 1830's through the eyes of an itinerant portrait painter
A mirror for witches : in which is reflected the life, machinations, and death of famous Doll Bilby, who, with a more than feminine perversity, preferred a demon to a mortal lover, here is also told how and why a righteous and most awfull judgement befell her, destroying both corporeal body and immortal soul by Esther Forbes( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mirror for Witches in which is reflected the life, machinations and death of famous Doll Bilby, who, with a more than feminine perversity, preferred a demon to a mortal lover. Here is also told how and why a righteous and most awful judgment befell her, destroying both corporeal body and immortal soul
Paradise by Esther Forbes( Book )

23 editions published between 1937 and 1964 in English and French and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of a man holding a firearm. In background, Native Americans are attacking some pioneers
O genteel lady! by Esther Forbes( Book )

15 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The general's lady by Esther Forbes( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1957 in English and German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morganna Bale of Boston married the rebel General Milroy to save her Tory family's fortune
The Boston book by Esther Forbes( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Tremain : and related readings by Esther Forbes( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution. Study guide includes teaching strategies and student activities
Miss Marvel by Esther Forbes( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1946 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mirror for witches by Esther Forbes( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1974 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Revere's ride, a deposition : the personal account by Revere of his famous ride by Paul Revere( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work contains Paul Revere's account of his famous Midnight Ride to warn Patriots of the upcoming Battles of Lexington and Concord
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Tremain, a silversmith;s apprentice, takes part in the Boston Tea Party
Wölfe im Paradies : Roman by Esther Forbes( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1960 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thomas and Lady Jane by D. H Lawrence( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive and beautiful love story about an aristocrat, Sir Clifford Chatterley, who has come home from the war paralyzed from the waist down. His wife devotes herself to his care, but her husbands bitter arrogance soon makes her life a nightmare. Selfishly he suggests that she produce an heir. He never dreams that she will break all the rules and forgetting her social class, take their gamekeeper as her lover
Paul Revere : the world he lived in by Esther Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Johnny Tremain : a novel for old & young
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Paul Revere & the world he lived inAmerica's Paul RevereJohnny Tremain : a story of Boston in revoltA mirror for witches : in which is reflected the life, machinations, and death of famous Doll Bilby, who, with a more than feminine perversity, preferred a demon to a mortal lover, here is also told how and why a righteous and most awfull judgement befell her, destroying both corporeal body and immortal soulO genteel lady!Johnny Tremain : and related readings
Alternative Names
Esther Forbes Amerikaans schrijfster (1891-1967)

Esther Forbes amerikansk författare

Esther Forbes amerikansk skribent

Esther Forbes écrivaine américaine

Esther Forbes storica e scrittrice statunitense

Esther Forbes US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Forbes, Esther 1891-1967

Forbes, Esther Hoskins

Hoskins, Esther Forbes

Эстер Форбс

אסתר פורבס

포브스, 에스더 1891-1967

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