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Petry, Ann 1908-1997

Overview
Works: 92 works in 398 publications in 13 languages and 18,814 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other
Classifications: PS3531.E933, 813.54
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Harriet Tubman : conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry( Book )

30 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the famous woman who worked to free her people on the Underground Railroad
The street by Ann Petry( Book )

90 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprint of a 1946 novel, based upon the true story of Lutie Johnson, a young African-American woman who struggled to live and raise her son in the midst of the poverty and violence of Harlem in the late 1940s
Tituba of Salem Village by Ann Petry( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how Tituba, a slave, was sold in Barbados to a preacher bound for Boston and became one of three women convicted at the beginning of the Salem witch trials. The story of the slave Tituba and her husband, John Indian, from the day they were sold in Barbados until the tragic Salem witchcraft trials. In the Salem Village of 1692, superstition and hysteria peaked with the Salem witch trials. One of the first three "witches" condemned is Tituba, a slave from Barbados. "This restrained but dramatic narrative ... brings to life not only Tituba but also those around her, and shows how suspicion against her culminated in her arrest and trial."
The narrows by Ann Petry( Book )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the sleepy New England town of Monmouth, Connecticut, in the 1950s, The Narrows tells the story of a forbidden love affair in which class and race play significant roles. When Link Williams, a Dartmouth-educated but unemployed young black man , falls in love with Camilo Sheffield, a rich white married woman, Monmouth is shaken by personal as well as community tragedy
Miss Muriel and other stories by Ann Petry( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country place by Ann Petry( Book )

20 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of the saints by Ann Petry( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legends of ten saints: Christopher, Genesius, George, Blaise, Catherine of Alexandria, Nicholas, Francis of Assisi, Joan of Arc, Thomas More, and Martin de Porres
France, 1848-1945 by Theodore Zeldin( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in French and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches France's political and intellectual development and comments on social divisions and customs from the late 1840's through the Second World War
Harriet Tubman conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black woman whose cruel experiences as a slave in the South led her to seek freedom in the North for herself and for others through the Underground railroad
The drugstore cat by Ann Petry( Book )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little cat with a short temper tries to learn the difficult lesson of patience and self-restraint
The street by Ann Petry( Recording )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lutie is trapped. She longs to find a high-paying job that will allow her to move her son to a decent neighborhood where he will have a chance to grow up strong and healthy. Unfortunately, the only offers she receives are to work in white peoples' houses and from men who want to possess her. As her life spins into a harrowing ordeal of death and violence, Lutie must make a devastating decision."--Container
The girl called Moses; the story of Harriet Tubman by Ann Petry( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1960 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Körperverletzung u. Injurie, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Realinjurie by Ann Petry( Book )

10 editions published in 1912 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Danemark à l'heure du marché commun : bloc-notes, 1971-1972 by Jens Otto Krag( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Petry( Visual )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an interview with children's author Ann Petry in which she talks about her writing techniques
The common ground by Ann Petry( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ha-Metsar by Ann Petry( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African American literature : a brief introduction and anthology by Al Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La famille contre la ville : les classes moyennes de Chigaco à l'ère industrielle : 1872-1890 by Richard Sennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Famille contre la ville : les classes moyennes de Chicago à l'ère industrielle 1872-1890 by Richard Sennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The street
Alternative Names
Ann Lane Petry écrivaine américaine

Ann Petry journaliste uit Brazilië (1908-1997)

Ann Petry US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Lane, Ann 1908-1997

Lane, Ann 1911-

Lane, Ann 1911-1997

Lane Petry, Ann 1908-1997

Lane Petry, Ann 1911-1997

Pachui, An 1908-1997

Petri, Ann 1908-1997

Petri, Arnold 1911-1997

Petry, Ann.

Petry, Ann 1911-1997

Petry, Ann Lane 1908-1997

Pétry, Anne

Petry, Anne 1908-1997

Petry, Anne 1911-

Petry, Arnold 1908-1997

Pītori, An 1911-1997

ピートリ, アン

ペトリー, アン

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The streetTituba of Salem VillageThe narrowsMiss Muriel and other storiesHarriet Tubman conductor on the Underground RailroadAfrican American literature : a brief introduction and anthologyCan anything beat white? : a Black family's letters