WorldCat Identities

Paige, Paula Spurlin

Overview
Works: 4 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 1,306 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Translator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paula Spurlin Paige
The voyage of Magellan; the journal of Antonio Pigafetta by Antonio Pigafetta( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town marriage by Colombi( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman trapped in a provincial town dreams of being rescued by love. The story of Denza Dellara, a clumsy Cinderella too big for her hand-me-downs and saddled with a family that seems to go to great lengths to frustrate her hopes -- and to make her see reality. To escape everyday boredom, Denza conceives a love for the most unlikely of Prince Charmings, the gargantuan Onorato, a rich local who quotes opera to her but cannot possibly marry a girl without a dowry. Denza carries on a romantic vigil for her "elephant" while lamenting her many woes, until she catches the attention of a prosperous farmer. This Frog Prince has an enormous wart on his forehead, but he can end her daydreaming and save her from impending spinsterhood .. if she lets him
Unmarried women : stories by Matilde Serao( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection, the first to make Serao's short stories available in English translation, reflects this naturalistic writer's interest in the everyday drama of the lives of women in the Italy of her day. In Serao's spare and simple prose, the young women of turn-of-the-century Naples come to life, negotiating the details of school and work, church and marriage, in a world circumscribed by fathers and chaperones, fiances and bosses. Infused with the writer's deep sense of humanity, their quietly involving stories -- at once so poetic and so ordinary -- attest to the transformative power of literature, and to the promise that even the most humble life holds
 
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.08 for The voyage ... to 0.57 for Unmarried ...)

A small-town marriage
Covers
Unmarried women : stories
Languages
English (12)