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Hergesheimer, Joseph 1880-1954

Overview
Works: 232 works in 1,136 publications in 7 languages and 17,556 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Film adaptations  Drama  Silent films  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3515.E628, 813.5
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Java Head by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

100 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The three black Pennys by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

102 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of Pennsylvania iron men depict colonial days, industrial revolution, and the steel industry. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Swords & roses by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

22 editions published between 1924 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of the South during the Civil War
The bright shawl by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

51 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and German and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

35 editions published between 1924 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia in Jeffersonian days and the tragic story of drinking, dicing, and fox-hunting gentry
Tampico, a novel by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

60 editions published between 1900 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limestone tree by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 1951 in English and German and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cytherea by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

47 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American socialite Lee Randon flees to Cuba to escape boredom amongst his loving family. The climax of his torrid romance with Savina Grove, also running away from her obligations, leads to self-realization and a new appreciation of his wife Fanny. This 1922 novel, scandalous for its time, showcases the author's eye for description of the wealthy and decadent
Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

45 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by a superficial single mother, young Linda leads an isolated life of endless travel, and then is given to a wealthy man in a marriage of convenience. Her struggles with marriage and her family convince Linda that she is emotionless. Written in the author's signature aesthetic" style, this 1919 novel is a bleakly naturalistic portrait of a soul unable to connect with others
Sheridan : a military narrative by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

6 editions published in 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quiet cities by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

23 editions published between 1928 and 1938 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The party dress by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

46 editions published between 1929 and 1960 in English and German and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lay Anthony by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

37 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Hergesheimer's first novel (1914), a young innocent, Anthony, finds his idealism no match for the blind workings of society and fate. Touching on themes and creating language that would make its author one of the major novelists of the 1920s, the book mixes romanticism with shrewd observations
The foolscap rose by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1935 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountain blood by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

37 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1915 novel, set in the mountains of West Virginia, tells the story of the life and death of a mountain stage driver. The writing is notable for passages of lush description in the florid style that was Hergesheimer's trademark
The happy end by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

30 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of seven short stories, published in 1919, includes one of Hergesheimer's most famous tales, Tol'able David," about a young West Virginia mountain boy's conflict with a difficult Kentucky family. The story was made into an acclaimed silent film in 1921
Ingénue among the lions; the letters of Emily Clark to Joseph Hergesheimer by Emily Clark( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh Walpole by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

11 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold and iron by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

23 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1918, Gold and Iron collects three of the author's finest novellas: Wild Oranges, a gripping hybrid of adventure and romance, about a man's attempt to escape the stultifying confines of civilization; Tubal Cain, a short novel which features the title character's struggle from poverty to becoming the greatest iron master in Pennsylvania; and The Dark Fleece, about Jason Burrage, a murderer who strikes gold in California
From an old house by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

8 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Java Head
Alternative Names
Heršheimers, Džozefs 1880-1954

Joseph Hergesheimer Novelist, short story writer

ハーゲスハイマー

Languages
English (736)

German (53)

Spanish (19)

French (11)

Slovenian (2)

Norwegian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The three black PennysHugh Walpole