WorldCat Identities

Cookson, Catherine

Overview
Works: 823 works in 5,830 publications in 10 languages and 122,285 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Legal fiction (Literature)  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PR6053.O525, 823.914
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The obsession by Catherine Cookson( Book )

49 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishwoman's battle to hang on to her family's bankrupt estate. She is Beatrice, one of four daughters of a gambling landowner who died in debt. By hook or by crook, Beatrice intends to hang on to her patrimony, her schemes including marriage and busting other people's marriage. By the author of The Year of the Virgins.--
My beloved son : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

58 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling story of a loving family dominated by one woman's suffocating desires. Ellen Jebeau's love for her son threatens the rest of her family
Kate Hannigan's girl : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

50 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Annie Hannigan seems blessed, but when she falls in love with Terence Macbane, "the elusive boy next door," she must deal with both her childhood friend Brian Stannard and a rival, Cathleen Davidson.--Jacket
The desert crop by Catherine Cookson( Book )

66 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age novel featuring a farmer's son in 19th century New England. Daniel Stewart wants to be a doctor, but his father won't pay for studies, spending his money on drink and on making babies with his second wife. When the father dies, Daniel must care for the family, which ends his prospects of studies as well as marriage to his love. By the author of The Lady on My Left
A house divided by Catherine Cookson( Book )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Matthew Wallingham returns home after being blinded in the war, he tries to save the family farm, make peace with his resentful family, and find happiness with the woman he loves
The glass virgin : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

54 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 2,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up amid the strict mores and stultifying traditions of Edwardian England's Redford Hall, Annabella Lagrange is forced to hide her father's terrible secret and turns to her beloved cousin, Stephen, until a terrible truth about her identity forces her to recreate her life
The wingless bird by Catherine Cookson( Book )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English country woman manages to overcome difficult circumstances to find her just reward in the healing power of love
The fifteen streets : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

66 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty-stricken dock laborer John O'Brien defends his family from a drunken father and brother before falling in love with his sister's seemingly unattainable teacher
Kate Hannigan : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

81 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn to the beautiful girl he encounters amid the squalor of the Fifteen Streets slums, Dr. Rodney Prince wants nothing more than to rescue Kate Hannigan, who has suffered at the hands of her vicious, bullying father
The rag nymph : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

44 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of growing up in the changing times of the Industrial Revolution of 1854. A young girl is abandoned to be raised by "Raggie Aggie" amidst the factories and slums of north England
The silent lady : a novel by Catherine Marchant( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From beloved author Catherine Cookson comes a never-before-published novel she left behind--a touching tale of a woman with a secret past which draws on some of Cookson's own life experience. "The Silent Lady" begins as a London attorney's office receives a mysterious visitor: a disheveled woman wrapped in dirty garments. It turns out she is a woman with an astonishing past, and her reappearance signals the unraveling of a 25-year-old mystery
The moth : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

53 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War I approaches, Foreshaw Park, the run-down estate of the once-wealthy Thorman family, is the setting for the burgeoning romance between the Thormans' elder daughter, Agnes, and hired-hand Robert Bradley
The golden straw : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

42 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays a whole rich vein of English life from the heyday of the Victorian era to the stormy middle years of the present century
The Maltese angel : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England a farmer marries a beautiful dancer, thereby incurring the wrath of a farm girl who considered herself engaged to him. A tale of revenge and death. By the author of The Rag Nymph
The love child : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As ANna Martell grows into womanhood in the nineteenth-century English countryside, she is determined to overcome the legacy of her birth--as one of six illegitimate children--a goal aided by wealthy Timothy Barrington
The parson's daughter : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The local parson's daughter, Nancy Ann, marries Harpcore, a gambler and rake who is master of the palatial estate in the district. It is her destiny to live a life of great luxury and adventure, great love and devastating loss
The Mallen girl by Catherine Cookson( Book )

70 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to The Mallen Streak, Barbara, deaf and jealous of Sarah, throws Sarah into a pit which stores rusted machinery, causing Sarah to lose her leg
The black velvet gown : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biddy Millican learns to read and works her way up from laundry girl as she confronts and overcomes the prejudices of nineteenth-century England
The cultured handmaiden by Catherine Cookson( Book )

45 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discouraged by her prospects after a broken engagement, twenty-one-year-old secretary Jinny Brownlow accepts an assignment working directly for her company's difficult boss and garners respect when she refuses to cower before him
The girl : a novel by Catherine Cookson( Book )

68 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left on the Thorntons' doorstep by her dying mother, Hannah suffers a harsh existence at the hands of Mrs. Thorton and is forced into marriage, at age sixteen, with the local butcher
 
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My beloved son : a novelKate Hannigan's girl : a novelThe desert cropA house dividedThe glass virgin : a novelThe wingless birdThe fifteen streets : a novelKate Hannigan : a novel
Alternative Names

controlled identityMarchant, Catherine

Catherine Cookson British writer

Catherine Cookson Brits auteur

Catherine Cookson écrivaine britannique

Catherine Cookson englische Autorin

Catherine Cookson escriptora britànica

Catherine Cookson escritora británica

Catherine Cookson scriitoare britanică

Catherine Cookson scrittrice inglese

Catherine Cookson Suurbritannia kirjanik

Cookson C.

Cookson C. 1906-1998

Cookson, Catherine

Kukson, Kėtrin

Kukson, Kėtrin 1906-1998

MacMullen, Catherine 1906-1998

Marchant, Catherine.

Marchant Catherine 1906-1998

Marchant, Catherine McMullen

Marchant, Catherine, pseud.

McMullen Catherine Ann

McMullen, Catherine Ann 1906-1998

McMullen, Katie 1906-1998

Кетрин Куксън

Куксон К. 1906-1998

Куксон, Кэтрин

کاترین کوکسون

ਕੈਥਰੀਨ ਕੁੱਕਸਨ

キャサリン・クックソン

Languages
English (1,086)

German (42)

Polish (11)

French (9)

Swedish (9)

Hungarian (3)

Spanish (3)

Norwegian (1)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)