WorldCat Identities

Lawrence, Josephine 1897?-1978

Overview
Works: 105 works in 268 publications in 2 languages and 8,716 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  War fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3523.A9354, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Josephine Lawrence
 
Most widely held works by Josephine Lawrence
A critical edition of Josephine Lawrence's If I have four apples (1935) : a novel of America's Depression years by Josephine Lawrence( )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical edition of Josephine Lawrence's Years are so long (1934) : a novelistic portrayal of adult children with their elderly parents during the American Great Depression by Josephine Lawrence( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This critical edition is the first to examine and return to print, a glimpse of the relationship between adult children and their elderly parents in Depression-era America. Years Are So Long presents the difficulties of both parents and grown children with equal dispassion, judging neither parents nor children as they cope with painful circumstances. Yet, without alluding to contemporary debate on the care for the elderly, Years Are So Long makes the terms of that debate painfully vivid for the reader
Make way for tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 'enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap' [-- Container], an elderly couple must move in with their adult children when they lose their home
If I have four apples by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle class American family lives beyond its means during depression
Years are so long : a novel by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 1941 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retreat with honor by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melinda Drew, a lively widow of 51, wants to retire but is persuaded to become supervisor of homesite, a retreat for the elderly with modest means. But even in a model community, things have a way of going wrong and she becomes drawn into the personal problems of the personal
A tower of steel by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

6 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effects of World War on four young women who are law office workers
Let us consider one another by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

8 editions published between 1945 and 1955 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Girl of Catholic-Protestant parentage marries Jewish army officer
All the years of her life by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of running feet by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

11 editions published between 1937 and 1982 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not a cloud in the sky by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under one roof by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bow down to wood and stone by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

6 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misspent lives of three selfish sisters with false values who enjoy self sacrificing
My heart shall not fear by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1951 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The web of time by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Josephine Lawrence's novels ahve been called 'the voice of the people' and in this book that voice is talking with its accustomed eloquence about the pressing problems, financial and psychological, of those who are forced at a given moment to relinquish what has been the dominant interest of their lives. This is a family story in every sense of the word, filled with the urgency of small crises, the pathos of inconspicuous heroism, the insights that cumulatively reveal the human aspect of our modern world" -- Jacket flap
Hearts do not break by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember when we had a doorman? by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All our tomorrows by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in German and English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dilemma of middle-aged couple, torn between responsibilities for their parents and for their children
The empty nest by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and German and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel of Adair Moreland, and how she helps her children after their marriages
The amiable meddlers by Josephine Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two spinster sisters, who, as dressmakers, deal with customers' problems as they remake their clothes, and complicate their own lives by adopting a 15-year old orphan girl
 
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Alternative Names
Lawrence, Josefine 1897-1978

Lawrence, Josephine

Platz, Josephine Lawrence 1897?-1978

Languages
English (105)

German (4)