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Laiken, Deidre S.

Overview
Works: 47 works in 225 publications in 8 languages and 9,552 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Adventure stories  History  Sea stories  Sea fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor
Classifications: PS1305, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deidre S Laiken
Treasure Island by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

33 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the adventures of a young boy and an escaped slave as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for the pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Heidi by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan sent to live with her grandfather learns to love both the old man and the Swiss Alps and is homesick when she goes to the city to be a companion for an invalid
The wizard of Oz by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dorothy, a farm girl from Kansas, is whisked away by a cyclone to a mysterious and magical land called Oz."--Page 4 of cover
Lovestrong : a woman doctor's true story of marriage and medicine by Dorothy Greenbaum( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Dorothy Greenbaum's decision, at age twenty-three and with a six-month-old baby, to become a doctor and follows her and her family through the years of study to the setting up of practice in pediatrics
Listen to me, I'm angry by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice for teenagers on how to cope with their angry feelings and the anger of others directed toward them
Death among strangers by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speedwalking : the exercise alternative by Lilian Rowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daughters of divorce : the effects of parental divorce on women's lives by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killing time in Buffalo : a novel by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Buffalo, N.Y., during the "love summer" of 1967 with its drug-induced frolicking, Renee and Fran, university students, have chosen to spend the summer in one of the run-down apartment buildings that face Days Park, a Haight-Ashbury for those who can't afford airfare to San Francisco. The two girls have swallowed whole the vague rhetoric of an escapist hippie generation to whom money is vulgar but shoplifting is a political act."--Publisher's Weekly
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century
The sweet dreams love book : understanding your feelings by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in French and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as will as great danger
Beautiful body building : weight training for women for fitness, strength and good looks by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud
Pain-free, drug free menstruation by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killing time by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind/body/spirit : the martial arts and Oriental medicine by Deidre S Laiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces kung-fu, karate, judo, tai chi, Oriental healing, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and chʻi which comprise an entire system of knowledge characterized by meditation, study, healing, and self-defense
 
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Alternative Names
Laiken, Deidre

Laiken, Deirdre S.

ライケン, デイドラ・S

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Black BeautyThe adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe adventures of Tom SawyerHeidiThe wizard of OzThe adventures of Tom SawyerTreasure IslandAdventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism