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Phillips, Jayne Anne 1952-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 528 publications in 15 languages and 14,221 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
Lark and Termite : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,259 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
Quiet dell : a novel by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,927 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 )

88 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,297 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 )

47 editions published between 1904 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,293 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 )

88 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that deals with the dreams and passions of young men and women and depicts the desperate loneliness that pervades American life
Fast lanes by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 10 languages and held by 916 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
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 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 92 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Life's like that by Granta Books( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motherkind by Jayne Anne Phillips( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate has been taking care of her terminally ill mother. This coincides with the birth of her first child and the early months of a young marriage. She must, in a single year, come to terms with radiant beginnings and profound loss
Überholspur : Short stories by Jayne Anne Phillips( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machine dreams by Jayne Anne Phillips( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about the Hampsons, a small-town West Virginia family. Mitch, a veteran of WWII marries Jean, we follow two decades of their loveless marriage, the lives of their two loving children, and an eventual divorce
 
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Lark and Termite : a novel
Alternative Names
Jayne Anne Phillips Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Jayne Anne Phillips amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Jayne Anne Phillips écrivaine américaine

Jayne Anne Phillips escritora estadounidense

Jayne Anne Phillips Novelist, short story writer

Jayne Anne Phillips usona verkistino

Phillips, Jayne A. 1952-

Phillips, Jayne Anne

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Machine dreamsMotherKind : a novelShelterBlack ticketsFast lanesIn their mothers' eyes : women photographers and their childrenThe Penguin book of the beachThe last day of summer : photographs