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Tarkington, Booth 1869-1946

Overview
Works: 1,023 works in 3,477 publications in 10 languages and 80,258 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Drama  Short stories  Film adaptations  Love stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Other, Composer, Author of introduction, Conceptor
Classifications: PS2972, 813.5
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The magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
151 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918. The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The protagonist of Booth Tarkington's great historical drama is George Amberson Minafer, the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of developers, financiers, and manufacturers, this pampered scion begins his gradual descent from the midwestern aristocracy to the working class
Seventeen a tale of youth and summer time and the Baxter family, especially William by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
137 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of youth and summer time and the Baxter family, especially William
Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
102 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice feels inadequate both because she is snubbed by a clique that has false standards and because she discredits her own good qualities. This story shows the growing pains of a high school girl who failed to crash small-town society
Penrod by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
124 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saga of the American boy
Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington ( )
84 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 3,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The follow-up to the beloved Penrod, this novel from acclaimed author Booth Tarkington focuses on the relationship between best pals Penrod Schofield and Sam Williams as they navigate the pitfalls of adolescence and fumble toward adulthood. Though originally written for a young adult audience, Penrod is an eminently memorable character who will entertain readers of every age
The gentleman from Indiana by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
137 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarkington's first novel, published in 1899, features a crusading young editor, John Harkless, who comes to the small Indiana town of Plattsville to edit the dying local paper only to find corruption by a band of local thugs . . . and romance with a woman who exceeds all expectations
Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
133 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarkington's second novel (1900), set in 18th-century England, spawned two movies, a play, and an operetta. Beaucaire, barber to the French Ambassador, blackmails his way into high society and the interest of Lady Mary Carlisle, and is soon over his head in a whirlwind of duels, highwaymen, card-cheats, masquerades, and intrigue
The gentleman from Indianapolis; a treasury of Booth Tarkington by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
37 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Penrod for girls in the form of Florence, the bratty younger cousin of luminous Julia Atwater, enlivens this romantic comedy set in Tarkington's Indiana of the early 20th Century."--LibriVox
The turmoil : a novel by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
49 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Industrialist James Sheridan, Sr., once a laborer, insists on moulding the careers of his three sons; however, he loses James, Jr., in a flood disaster, and Roscoe suffers a mental breakdown. Realizing his mistake, he begins to insure the happiness of the third son, Bibbs, by bringing him together with Mary, the girl he loves
Image of Josephine by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
19 editions published between 1945 and 1948 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy socialite, Josephine tries those around her
The conquest of Canaan : a novel by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
65 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Louden, once a poor outcast in Canaan, Indiana, returns as a lawyer to find much has changed. After dealing with a love triangle involving a judge's daughter, he decides to defend an innocent man accused of murder, but must defy the town's vested interests to do so. This 1905 novel features Tarkington's gimlet-eyed view of small-town life
Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington ( )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington ( )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penrod by Booth Tarkington ( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The conquest of Canaan by Booth Tarkington ( )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The turmoil by Booth Tarkington ( )
in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington ( )
in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
61 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1846, Mr. Carewe "brought his lovely daughter home from the convent to wreck the hearts of the youth of Rouen." Betty Carewe soon finds herself pursued by two young men--but she mistakes them for the same person. Ardent suitor Crailey Gray is content to let her believe that he is his rival, Tom Vanrevel
In the arena: stories of political life by Booth Tarkington ( Book )
53 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Booth Tarkington served in the Indiana House of Representatives in 1902; bosses, dirty tricks, vote fraud, and smoke-filled rooms bring these short fiction pieces about politics to life. Collected in 1905, the book includes Boss Gorget," The Aliens," The Need of Money," Hector," Mrs. Protheroe," and Great Men's Sons."
 
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Alternative Names
Tarkington, B.
Tarkington, B. (Booth), 1869-1946
Tarkington, Newton Booth.
Tarkington, Newton Booth, 1869-1946
Tarkington, Newton Booth 1869-1946 Vollstaendiger Name
Van Loot, Cornelius O
Van Loot, Cornelius Obenchain
Van Loot, Cornelius Obenchain, 1869-1946
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Languages
English (1,254)
Danish (8)
German (7)
French (5)
Swedish (3)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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