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Gloss, Molly

Overview
Works: 27 works in 142 publications in 4 languages and 7,506 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Western fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.L65, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Molly Gloss
 
Most widely held works by Molly Gloss
The hearts of horses by Molly Gloss( Book )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along the way, Martha helps a family save their horses when their wagon slides into a ravine. She gentles a horse for a dying man - a last gift to his young son. She clashes with a hired hand who is abusing horses in unspeakable ways. Soon, despite her best efforts to remain aloof and detached, she comes to feel enveloped in a sense of community and family that she's never had before."--Jacket
The jump-off creek by Molly Gloss( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homesteader Lydia Sanderson writes about her life on Jump-Off Creek in the higher mountain country of Oregon in 1895. She tells of friendship, loss, daily struggles, and achievements
Wild life : a novel by Molly Gloss( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thoroughly modern woman (for the early 1900s) who supports her five boys by writing adventure stories, Charlotte Bridger Drummond joins a search party for a missing child, gets lost herself, and "is rescued by a band of elusive, quasi-human beasts."--Jacket
Falling from horses by Molly Gloss( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1938, nineteen-year-old ranch hand Bud Frazer sets out for Hollywood. His little sister has been gone a couple of years now, his parents are finding ranch work and comfort for their loss where they can, but for Bud, Echol Creek--where he grew up and first learned to ride--is a place he can no longer call home. So he sets his sights on becoming a stunt rider in the movies and rubbing shoulders with the great screen cowboys of his youth"--Jacket
The dazzle of day by Molly Gloss( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors of a disaster on Earth travel through space in search of a new home. When after more than a century of travel they reach a planet, arguments break out, some people urging a landing, others wanting to find something better
Outside the gates by Molly Gloss( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because he can talk to animals, Vren is exiled to the forbidding forest outside the walls of his homeland. He is certain that he will die, as have others forced to wait at the gates. Then he is adopted, first by another exile, the gruff weather-worker Rusche, and then by a family of wolves. His peaceful new life is interrupted when Rusche is kidnapped by a spellbinder who has enslaved several of the psychic outcasts to do his bidding. With only a wolf as his companion, Vren sets out to free his friend
The hearts of horses by Molly Gloss( Recording )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the winter of 1917, nineteen-year-old Martha Lessen saddles her horses and heads for a remote county in eastern Oregon, looking for work 'gentling' wild horses. She chances on a rancher, George Bliss, who is willing to hire her on. Many of his regular hands are off fighting the war, and he glimpses, beneath her showy rodeo garb, a shy but strong-willed girl with a serious knowledge of horses. So begins the irresistible tale of a young but determined woman trying to make a go of it in a man's world. Over the course of several long, hard winter months, many of the townsfolk witness Martha talking in low, sweet tones to horses believed beyond repair--and getting miraculous, almost immediate results. Ultimately, her gifts will earn her a place of respect in the community"--Container
The World begins here : an anthology of Oregon short fiction( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first of a six-volume anthology of literature by Oregonians or about Oregon contains old and new short stories and some Native American oral tales
Falling from horses : a novel by Molly Gloss( Recording )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1938, nineteen-year-old ranch hand Bud Frazer sets out for Hollywood. His little sister has been gone a couple of years now, his parents are finding ranch work and comfort for their loss where they can, but for Bud, Echol Creek--where he grew up and first learned to ride--is a place he can no longer call home. So he sets his sights on becoming a stunt rider in the movies and rubbing shoulders with the great screen cowboys of his youth"--Amazon.com
The best science fiction and fantasy of the year by Jonathan Strahan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the lastest science fiction and fantasy short stories from such authors as Neil Gaiman, Nalo Hopkinson, K.J. Parker, Peter S. Bagle, and Jeffrey Ford
The diamond hitch by Frank O'Rourke( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of bronc rider Doughbelly Price, The Diamond Hitch tells the story of Dewey Jones, western cowman and rodeo hooligan, as he travels the circuit throughout the Southwest in search of that one big purse that will punch his ticket out of rodeo bumming and into a more normal life. O'Rourke effectively evokes the sights, sounds and smells of the cowboy way presenting an unvarnished glimpse into this vanished way of life
The dazzle of the day by Molly Gloss( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Światło dnia by Molly Gloss( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Polish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors of a disaster on Earth travel through space in search of a new home. When after more than a century of travel they reach a planet, arguments break out, some people urging a landing, others wanting to find something better
To write-- is to be insane by Molly Gloss( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild life by Molly Gloss( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frontier story of the Pacific Northwest, presented as the 1905 journal of widow Charlotte Bridger Drummond. A thrill-seeker, she agrees to join a search party for a child vanished in the Great Northwest Woods and is drawn into a strange and miraculous world. This book is a unique, enthralling tale about nature and humanity
You rarely see such things any more( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild life : by Molly Gloss by Molly Gloss( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set among the lava sinkholes and logging camps at the fringe of the Northwest frontier in the early 1900s, "Wild Life" charts the life--both real and imagined--of the free-thinking, cigar-smoking, trouser-wering Charlotte Bridger Drummond
The hearts of horses : [large print book discussion kit] by Molly Gloss( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastern Oregon, 1917. Twenty-year-old Martha Lessen, along with her three horses, finds work on the Bliss family ranch when all the men are off at war. Martha travels from homestead to homestead as a horse whisperer and carries messages among the diverse folk who include immigrants, drunks, and spinsters
UNFORESEEN : collected short stories of molly gloss by Molly Gloss( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dazzle of day by Molly Gloss( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Survivors of a disaster on Earth travel through space in search of a new home. When after more than a century of travel they reach a planet, arguments break out, some people urging a landing, others wanting to find something better
 
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The hearts of horses
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The jump-off creekWild life : a novelThe dazzle of dayThe hearts of horsesThe World begins here : an anthology of Oregon short fictionThe dazzle of the dayWild lifeWild life : by Molly GlossThe hearts of horses : [large print book discussion kit]
Alternative Names
Molly Gloss American writer

Molly Gloss Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Molly Gloss escritora estadounidense

Languages
English (127)

Spanish (4)

French (3)

Polish (3)