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Bromfield, Louis 1896-1956

Overview
Works: 930 works in 3,820 publications in 22 languages and 32,821 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biographies  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, wpr, win, Other, Contributor, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Recipient
Classifications: PS3503.R66, 813.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Bromfield
The rains came : a novel of modern India by Louis Bromfield( Book )

250 editions published between 1915 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Ranchipur, four people find their lives become entwined by unexpected feelings and events they cannot control. Tom Ransome, son of an English earl, is living a painter's life. He is pursued by a flirtatious young English girl who adores him. Lady Esketh is a beautiful bored sophisticate and Tom's former girlfriend. And Major Rama is the dedicated Hindu surgeon who captures her heart. When a catastrophic earthquake and flood bring disaster to India, all their lives are forever transformed by the striking clash between good and evil, duty and forbidden love
Mrs. Parkington by Louis Bromfield( Book )

154 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait study of a New York matron
The farm by Louis Bromfield( Book )

82 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the heart of the great, romantic wilderness called the Western Reserve. Brings into permanent focus the joys, frustrations, and rewards of men and women who live close to the soil. It spans the lives of four generations of Americans: from the idealistic and impulsive Colonel MacDougal, who builds the farm and makes it prosper, to his guilt-ridden descendant, Johnny, who leaves the farm to journey forth and fight in World War I. It is a story of courage, passion, and folly- a story of those who force the land to yield and flourish, and those who turn away from its harvest only to be deceived and corrupted by industry and city
Early autumn : a story of a lady by Louis Bromfield( Book )

128 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabine Callendar, having fled the limitations of life in Durham, New England, shocks her family and the community once again when she returns unbowed twenty years later to present her daughter to society
Pleasant Valley by Louis Bromfield( Book )

59 editions published between 1943 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The connections between earth and humans are interwoven throughout as Louis Bromfield writes about farming with elegance and joy. And Bromfield skillfully portrays that marriage between dream and reality that is so necessary in working the land as he writes, "Wait until Spring comes!" This beautiful new edition of Pleasant VAlley is as useful now, maybe even more so. than when it was first published in the early 1940s
Colorado by Louis Bromfield( Book )

82 editions published between 1947 and 2001 in 10 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver City, Colorado, in the 1880's, is the scene of love, wealth, and squalor in pioneer western days
Night in Bombay by Louis Bromfield( Book )

104 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reformed playboy on a business trip to Bombay sees the life of India as travelers see it
The green bay tree by Louis Bromfield( Book )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Shane, a mysterious gentleman appears in a Midwestern town and builds his estate-Cypress Hill-beyond the penetrating eyes of the townspeople who refer to it as Shane's Castle. After his death, his widow Julia, and daughters Lily and Irene, make no effort to quell the speculation of their neighbors. Steel mills eventually surround Shane's Castle and its inhabitants, serving only to enhance the appearance of the Shane clan's separateness. With his keen storytelling, the author carefully unfolds the stories of a community of people and the Shane women with whom they are fascinated, preoccupied, and even obsessed
Wild is the river by Louis Bromfield( Book )

114 editions published between 1940 and 1989 in 13 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans in wartime
The world we live in; stories by Louis Bromfield( Book )

31 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bromfield galaxy: The green bay tree, Early autumn, A good woman by Louis Bromfield( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Green Bay Tree: The book deals with the adventures and misadventures of two daughters of a Midwestern steel baron. Early Autumn: a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1926, is a dramatic novel of Olivia Pentland's choice between love and the Pentland tradition in an old Massachusett's family. A Good Woman: The moving portrait of Emma Downes -- a 'good' woman -- and her ruinous domination of her family and of her son. A novel of the intimate study of lives challenged by change in a booming mill town
What became of Anna Bolton by Louis Bromfield( Book )

48 editions published between 1943 and 1992 in 8 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulously rich widow of an eccentric American was considered one of the most accomplished hostesses in Europe
The strange case of Miss Annie Spragg by Louis Bromfield( Book )

75 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good woman by Louis Bromfield( Book )

32 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of a series of four novels. The book was planned, without being in any sense of sequel, as part of a picture which includes three other sections -- 'The green bay tree,' 'Possession' and 'Early autumn.' Taken together, the four are considered as a single novel with the title 'Escape.'--Publisher's description
Mr. Smith by Louis Bromfield( Book )

44 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in 9 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an army major, a well-to-do mid-westerner, who is stationed on a small island in the Pacific
Out of the earth by Louis Bromfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His experiences as a farmer, and some of his theories on agriculture
Until the day break by Louis Bromfield( Book )

49 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in 8 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possession : a novel by Louis Bromfield( Book )

58 editions published between 1925 and 1963 in 6 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel about a young woman in the Midwest who struggles to achieve the American Dream. In her long ascent she finds herself powerful and wealthy but not at all happy.--Publisher's description
The Best short stories of ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild country : a novel by Louis Bromfield( Book )

36 editions published between 1948 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the author's family and friends on a Missouri farm
 
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Early autumn : a story of a lady
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The farmEarly autumn : a story of a ladyNight in BombayThe green bay treeThe strange case of Miss Annie SpraggOut of the earthFrom my experience : the pleasures and miseries of life on a farm
Alternative Names
Bromfield L.

Bromfield, L. (Louis), 1896-1956.

Bromfield Louis

Bromfield, Ludovicus, 1896-1956

Bromfield, Luis.

Bromfield, Luis 1896-1956

Bromfild, Lui 1896-1956

Bromfild, Luis

Bromfild, Luʾis 1896-1956

Bromfildas Lujis

Bromfīlds, Luijs 1896-1956

Bromfīlds, Lūiss 1896-1956

Bromfyldas Lujis

Brumfield, Louis 1896-1956

Louis Bromfield Amerikaans schrijver (1896-1956)

Louis Bromfield amerikansk författare

Louis Bromfield amerikansk skribent

Louis Bromfield écrivain américain

Louis Bromfield escriptor i reformador agrari estatunidenc

Louis Bromfield escritor e reformador agrario estadounidense

Louis Bromfield escritor y reformador agrario estadounidense

Louis Bromfield scriitor și agricultor american

Louis Bromfield scrittore e saggista statunitense

Louis Bromfield US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Ludovicus Bromfield

Луис Бромфилд

ברומפילד, לואיס 1896-1956

لوئیس برومفیلد نویسنده آمریکایی

부롬피일드, 루이스 1896-1956

브롬필드, 루이스 1896-1956

ブロムフィールド, L

ブロムフィールド, ルイス

ルイス・ブロムフィールド

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