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West, Jessamyn

Overview
Works: 119 works in 611 publications in 7 languages and 30,971 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  History  Biography  Historical fiction  Biographies  Drama  Film adaptations  War stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3545.E8315, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Jessamyn West
 
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The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West( Book )

98 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic chapters about the Birdwell family, nineteenth century Quakers living in Indiana during the period following the Civil War
The massacre at Fall Creek by Jessamyn West( Book )

40 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1824, not far from what is now Indianapolis, Indiana, five white men killed a group of nine innocent, peaceful Indians who were camped nearby. Fall Creek, a settlement about 100 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, was on the frontier of white civilization. The people who lived there had pushed westward to find their own land, enduring hardships, including Indian raids, before reaching their goal. For many years whites had been killing Indians who were in their way; seldom had they been punished by their communities for their deeds
Except for me and thee : a companion to The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West( Book )

31 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of the Birdwell family during and after the Civil War
Cress Delahanty by Jessamyn West( Book )

32 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of stories about Cress Delehanty and how she grew her teen years--a sort of feminine Penrod. A sensitive romantic child, she goes through episodes that add to her understanding of herself and others and with her, we share them all. Cressy is a funny, intelligent, alive child
The state of Stony Lonesome by Jessamyn West( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the town of Valencia, California in 1921 and the meeting of Zen and Ginerva
The life I really lived : a novel by Jessamyn West( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex story of the loves and affairs of a woman writer who starts out in Kentucky and ends up in California
Leafy Rivers by Jessamyn West( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 19th century in the Ohio Territory, this is the story of a farm family. Leafy Rivers, whose first baby is on the way, recalls the past. Her recollections reveal the crisis in her marriage, and the difficult birth alters the relationship between husband and wife
The Quaker reader by Jessamyn West( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes writings about Quakers by the following authors: Gerald Bullett -- George Fox -- William Penn -- Joseph Besse - William Sewel -- Mary Penington -- Thomas Ellwood -- Horatio Rogers -- Daniel Roberts -- Rufus M. Jones -- Isaac Penington -- Margaret Fell -- Robert Barclay -- John Bellers -- Jonathan Dymond -- John Woolman -- Voltaire -- Hector St. John de Crèvecœur -- Thomas Carlyle -- John Greenleaf Whittier -- Elizabeth Fry -- Joseph Clark -- Fernando G. Cartland -- Caroline Fox -- Walt Whitman -- D. Elton Trueblood -- Elizabeth Buffam Chace -- Logan Pearsall Smith -- Hannah Whitall Smith -- Helen Thomas Flexner -- Elizabeth Gray Vining -- Caroline Stephen -- Emil Fuchs -- William Hubben -- Stuart Chase -- William Littleboy -- Douglas V. Steere -- Teresina R. Havens -- Nora Waln -- A. Ruth Fry -- Tom Copeman -- Max Picard -- Arthur Stanly Eddington
The big country by William Wyler( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bold, sweeping tale of a ship's captain who ventures west to find a hotbed of jealousy, hatred and dangerous rivalries. As the reluctant hero is thrust into the maelstrom, he must summon all of his resolve to save not only his own life, but also the life of the woman he loves
A matter of time by Jessamyn West( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters, literally involved in a matter of life and death, find themselves recollecting the dreams, adventures, joys, and conflicts of their early youth
Collected stories of Jessamyn West by Jessamyn West( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection contains 38 short stories by this well-loved author
Crimson ramblers of the world, farewell by Jessamyn West( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of the Angels by Jessamyn West( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives and loves of the hundred-odd people of "the Tract," a farming community to the south of Los Angeles, founded in 1916
The witch diggers by Jessamyn West( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christie Fraser went to court Cate Conboy on Xmas Eve 1899. He had only met her once at his cousins sociable. During his visit he learned a lot about Cate, her family, and the inmated of the Poor Farm her father ran. The reader learns what happed to Cate's courtship and what role the "diggers" played
Love, death, and the ladies' drill team by Jessamyn West( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of short stories, some slightly revised from earlier publication in magazines
55 short stories from the New Yorker( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret look: poems by Jessamyn West( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is not what you think by Jessamyn West( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a story & three stories by Jessamyn West( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1945, and the yearbook of the American short story by Martha Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The friendly persuasion
Covers
The massacre at Fall CreekCress DelahantyLeafy RiversThe Quaker readerCollected stories of Jessamyn WestHide and seek; a continuing journeyJessamyn West : a descriptive and annotated bibliography
Alternative Names
Jessamyn West Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1902-1984)

Jessamyn West amerikansk manusforfattar

Jessamyn West amerikansk manusförfattare

Jessamyn West amerikansk manusforfatter

Jessamyn West amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Jessamyn West écrivaine américaine

Jessamyn West scrittrice statunitense

Jessamyn West US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

McPherson, Jessamyn West.

McPherson Jessamyn West 1902-1984

West, Jessamyn Mary

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ウェスト, ジェサミン

ジェサミン・ウェスト (作家)

Languages
English (410)

German (29)

French (18)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (3)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)