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Morris, Mary 1947-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 174 publications in 6 languages and 9,780 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Biography  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F1216.5, 813.54
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A mother's love by Mary Morris( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivy Slovak is a jewelry designer and artist and single mother who is haunted by the memory of her mother, who abandoned her when she was seven years old
The waiting room by Mary Morris( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of three generations of women whose lives have been shaped through the experiences of waiting for one event or another to take place
Maiden voyages : writings of women travelers by Mary Morris( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes accounts by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Mary Wollstonecraft, Anna Leonowens, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Isak Dinesen, Beryl Markham, Margaret Mead, M.F.K. Fisher, and Joan Didion
The Jazz Palace : a novel by Mary Morris( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the midst of boomtown Chicago, two Jewish families have suffered terrible blows. The Lehrmans, who run a small hat factory, lost their beloved son Harold in a blizzard. The Chimbrovas, who run a saloon, lost three of their boys on the SS Eastland when it sank in 1915. Each family holds out hope that one of their remaining children will rise to carry on the family business. But Benny Lehrman has no interest in making hats. His true passion is piano--especially jazz. At night he sneaks down to the South Side, slipping into predominantly black clubs to hear jazz groups play. One night he is called out and asked to sit in on a group. His playing is first-rate, and the other musicians are impressed"--Amazon.com
Acts of God : a novel by Mary Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For thirty years, Tess has avoided the Illinois town where she grew up, but when her children send her back to attend a high school reunion, she is flooded with memoires. She is also forced to confront the betrayal of her father ... [and] a drama that will lead to a childhood friend's unraveling."--Jacket
House arrest by Mary Morris( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a Caribbean island to prepare a travel guide, American writer Maggie Conover befriends the daughter of the local dictator and makes a present of her passport so the woman can flee. For that she will be arrested the next time she visits the island. A look at a dictatorship
The bus of dreams by Mary Morris( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated Virago book of women travellers( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated edition of "The Virago Book of Women Travellers" captures 300 years of wanderlust. Some of the women are observers of the world in which they wander and others are more active. Often they are storytellers, weaving tales about the people they encounter
Revenge by Mary Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young painter and an aging world-class novelist in search of a story become connected by their neighborhood, their work, and their dark secrets
Crossroads by Mary Morris( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of ordinary circumstances gone awry and lovewarped by bad timing is urban planner Deborah Miles, her philandering husband Mark, her rebellious brother Zapp, her midwestern parents and a handsome filmmaker
Vanishing animals & other stories by Mary Morris( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lifeguard by Mary Morris( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories on various subjects. The title story is on a lifeguard who considers himself lord of the beach, only to discover his incompetence in a crisis, while The Wall is on a second wife's efforts to erase the memory of the first
The lifeguard by Mary Morris( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about, "men and women at moments of turbulence, uncertainty, and crisis in their lives."
Nothing to declare : memoirs of a woman traveling alone by Mary Morris( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author chronicles her travels throughout Central America and shares her observations on the hardships of the region
The jazz palace a novel by Mary Morris( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a grieving Jewish family in jazz age Chicago impresses patrons of a mob-controlled saloon with his piano talents, which become subject to a changing music era, his need to survive, and exacting mob demands
The night sky by Mary Morris( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by the memory of the mother who abandoned her at age seven, jewelry designer and artist Ivy Slovak recalls the years spent with her loving, itinerant father, wandering the desert, hoping to find the troubled, beautiful woman who had left them both
Wall to wall : from Beijing to Berlin by rail by Mary Morris( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's account of her 1986 trip through China
House arrest by Mary Morris( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Conover, a travel writer, is detained on a Caribbean island because she is suspected of withholding information regarding the whereabouts of her friend, the daughter of the revolutionary leader
25 authorities reveal the truth about your diet( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses crash diets, dietary goals, U.S. nutritional guidelines, the safety of dieting, fiber, vitamins, eating habits, and weight loss
The Virago book of women travellers( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Maiden voyages : writings of women travelers
Alternative Names
Mary Morris (writer) Amerikaans schrijfster

Мэри Моррис

ماری موریس نویسنده آمریکایی

モリス, メアリ

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Acts of God : a novelHouse arrestThe illustrated Virago book of women travellersRevengeThe lifeguardThe night skyThe Virago book of women travellers