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Phillips, Jayne Anne 1952-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 522 publications in 6 languages and 14,202 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Portraits  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  Short stories  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Signer, Interviewee, Narrator
Classifications: PS3566.H479, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jayne Anne Phillips
Quiet dell : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, Emily Thornhill, one of the few women in the Chicago press, covers the murders of Asta Eicher and her three children in Quiet Dell, West Virginia. Obsessed with finding out what happened to this beautiful family, Emily allies herself with the man funding the investigation
Machine dreams by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

59 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Hampsons--Mitch, Jean, Danner, and Billy--from the Depression through the Vietnam War
Lark and Termite : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, this is the story of two children--Lark, on the verge of adulthood, and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but filled with radiance--who grow up with their mother and aunt while their soldier-father fights for his life during the chaotic early months of the Korean War
MotherKind : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate--whose care for her terminally ill mother coincides with the birth of her first child and the early months of a young marriage--must in a single year come to terms with the pairing of radiant beginnings and profound loss
Shelter by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

39 editions published between 1904 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While camping in the Appalachians in West Virginia, four girl guides meet a group of hillbillies and what follows is a tale heavy with sex and menace, ending in violent drama. On the surface, a confrontation between evil and innocence, except that as the story progresses the girls turn out to be not so innocent. By the author of Machine Dreams
Black tickets by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

60 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories and vignettes reveals the daily life and loneliness of common people in town and country settings
Fast lanes by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three short stories featuring: "Alma" an adolescent daughter is made the confidante of her lonely mother; "Counting" traces the history of a dommed love affair; and "Callie" evokes memories of the haunting death of a child in 1920's West Virginia
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenaged Lark is filled with boundless compassion and tenderness for her younger brother Termite, who cannot walk or talk. Nine years earlier and half a world away, Termite's father faced the haunting specter of the Korean War. Now, with their mother absent, the children live with their Aunt Nonie and struggle to make ends meet. Yet Lark and Termite persevere, strip away layers of their family's mysterious past, and courageously move toward an uncertain future
Lark and Termite : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, this is the story of two children--Lark, on the verge of adulthood, and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but filled with radiance--who grow up with their mother and aunt while their soldier-father fights for his life during the chaotic early months of the Korean War. Lark and Termite is a rich, wonderfully alive novel about seventeen-year-old Lark and her brother, Termite, living in West Virginia in the 1950s
Lark and Termite : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a half-brother and sister, Lark and Termite, leaving in West Virginia during the Korean War. Both children were given to their Aunt Nonie by their mother. Termites father dies in the Korean War and Lark doesn't know who her father is
In their mothers' eyes : women photographers and their children( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweethearts by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola's kinderen : roman by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 17-jarig meisje en haar halfbroer die niet kan lopen en praten ontdekken tijdens een overstroming geheimen uit hun verleden
The Penguin book of the beach( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories about the sea
Counting by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quiet dell : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, Emily Thornhill, one of the few women in the Chicago press, covers the murders of Asta Eicher and her three children and, obsessed with finding out what happened to this beautiful family, allies herself with the man funding the investigation
How Mickey made it : short story by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maschinenträume : Roman by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lark et Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman familial. Roman historique
The last day of summer : photographs by Jock Sturges( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lark and Termite : a novel
Alternative Names
Jayne Anne Phillips Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Jayne Anne Phillips Novelist, short story writer

Phillips, Jayne A. 1952-

Phillips, Jayne Anne

フィリップス, ジェイン・アン

傑茵·安妮·菲莉普絲

Languages
English (298)

German (10)

French (2)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (2)

Swedish (1)

Covers
Lark and Termite : a novelMotherKind : a novelShelterBlack ticketsFast lanesLark and Termite : a novelLark and Termite : a novelIn their mothers' eyes : women photographers and their children