WorldCat Identities

Lingard, Joan

Overview
Works: 187 works in 816 publications in 11 languages and 13,866 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Romance fiction  Young adult works  Drama 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ7.L6626, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Lingard
 
Most widely held works by Joan Lingard
Across the barricades by Joan Lingard( Book )

91 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the present-day struggle in Ireland as it affects the developing relationship between Sadie, a Protestant, and Kevin, a Catholic
Strangers in the house by Joan Lingard( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Calum's difficult adjustment to his mother's remarriage, their move to Edinburgh, and his thirteen-year-old stepsister is further complicated by the breakup of his father's second marriage
Tug of war by Joan Lingard( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the ordeal of fourteen-year-old twins Astra and Hugo Petersons, as they and their family flee their native Latvia before the advancing Russian armies in late 1944 and find themselves homeless refugees in a war-torn Germany
Hostages to fortune by Joan Lingard( Book )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the death of Kevin's employer confronts him and his wife Sadie with the sudden loss of both job and home, an uncertain future looms up before them. Sequel to "A Proper Place."
The twelfth day of July; a novel of modern Ireland by Joan Lingard( Book )

63 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie, a Protestant, and Kevin, a Catholic, are both attracted to and pitted against each other until a new eruption of violence in Belfast forces them to face the consequences of their behavior
Odd girl out by Joan Lingard( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Ellen, already troubled by her height, finds life even more difficult when her mother decides to remarry
Into exile by Joan Lingard( Book )

45 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having fled Belfast to marry and live in London, a Protestant girl and a Catholic boy feel numerous pressures are working to ruin their marriage
The pilgrimage by Joan Lingard( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie and James' summer trip tells them more about themselves and each other than about the past they are trying to explore. Sequel to "The Resettling."
Snake among the sunflowers by Joan Lingard( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the three young members of the Grant family investigate the mysterious sunflower house near their grandfather's farm in southwest France, they uncover a well-kept family secret
The resettling by Joan Lingard( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and Slovak and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a solution to a family relocation problem, Maggie McKinley persuades her father to go into business for himself and is then torn between helping him with the business and the man she loves
Between two worlds by Joan Lingard( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving in their new homeland, Canada, after World War II, a family of Latvian refugees is beset by serious illness and financial hardship, and the three children must go out and find jobs. Sequel to "Tug of war."
Sisters by rite by Joan Lingard( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Polish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behind the wartime blackout , enclosed within their favourite playtime world of the garden shed, Cora, Rosie and Teresa try to cut their wrists with hedgeclippers to mingle their blood in eternal allegiance. But, although they grow up together in the same street in Belfast, their backgrounds are different. Rosie's family are Orange Protestants, Tersa's are Roman Catholic, and Cora, the daughter of Christian Scientists, is caught in the middle. She is the pivot on which the friendship turns. Betrayals and breakdowns are as inevitable as adolescence, sexual love, religious doubts, and political commitment. Sisters by rite, which spans the years 1944-1970..."--Book jacket
The file on Fraulein Berg by Joan Lingard( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Northern Ireland in 1944 three girls collect data on the activities of their German instructor who they suspect is a Nazi spy
Greenyards by Joan Lingard( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proper place by Joan Lingard( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Protestant girl and a Catholic boy from Northern Ireland cope with family members, the baptism of their child, and a move from the Liverpool slums to a Cheshire farm
The women's house by Joan Lingard( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After you've gone by Joan Lingard( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautifully written and emotionally charged, After You???ve Gone is a fascinating account of a woman torn between a husband and another man in 1920s society
The reunion by Joan Lingard( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie goes to Toronto looking forward to a reunion with Phil but finds that nothing is as she expected it to be
Encarnita's journey by Joan Lingard( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1920 and the beautiful village of Yegen, awakens to a new year and two events that are to change the pueblo for ever: the birth of Encarnita, and the arrival of the British writer Gerald Brenan. This is a tale with touches of true insight into the lives of its literati cast and dark-eyed heroine, from the author of "The Kiss."
The clearance by Joan Lingard( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Margaret comes from Glasgow anticipating a rather dull summer with her grandmother in the Highlands but things begin to happen quickly when she meets the people across the road
 
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Across the barricades
Alternative Names
Joan Lingard British writer

Joan Lingard Brits auteur

Joan Lingard escritora británica

Joan Lingard schottische Kinder- und Jugendbuchautorin

Lingard, Joan

Lingard, Joan Amelia 1932-

לינגארד, ג'ואן, 1932-

リンガード, ジョアン

リンガード, ジョーン

Languages
English (312)

German (31)

French (10)

Swedish (10)

Japanese (8)

Finnish (7)

Danish (4)

Polish (3)

Welsh (1)

Slovak (1)

Bulgarian (1)

Covers
Strangers in the houseTug of warHostages to fortuneThe twelfth day of July; a novel of modern IrelandOdd girl outInto exileThe pilgrimageBetween two worlds