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Ross, Nancy Wilson 1901-1986

Overview
Works: 154 works in 410 publications in 11 languages and 10,418 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Miscellanea  Novels  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction
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Three ways of Asian wisdom : Hinduism, Buddhism, Zen, and their significance for the West by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book not only recounts the history of these religions, tenets, and practices, but shows how they have been carried to the West
Westward the women by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

33 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of the women of all classes, from Missionaries and doctors to captives and dollar-a-dance girls, who helped to build the American Pacific Northwest
Buddhism, a way of life and thought by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the origins, development and basic principles of the religion followed by nearly one-quarter of the people on earth. From the Trade Paperback edition
The temple of the golden pavilion by Yukio Mishima( Book )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a poor rural priest becomes an acolyte at the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. Mizoguchi had built up an image of ideal beauty in his mind based on this Golden Pavilion; this ideal image causes him to feel disappointed in any supposed form of beauty, even the actual physical Golden Pavilion. He comes under the influence of Kashiwagi, a fellow student with a very bitter view of life
The world of Zen : an East-West anthology by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

20 editions published between 1060 and 1963 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book gives a very fine overview of Zen. Chapters deal with the essence of Zen, humor in Zen, Zen in the arts, psychology & everyday life. A book that "gather(s) into a single comprehensive volume the main features of an Eastern philosophy that is becoming a creative force in the Western world."
Heroines of the early West by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1960 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the struggles of nineteenth-century American women who braved the hardships and loneliness of the early frontier
Joan of Arc by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

13 editions published between 1953 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Saint Joan's rise to fame and her contribution to French history
The return of Lady Brace by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of a Long Island family find direction for their lives through the guru from the East
The left hand is the dreamer by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

26 editions published between 1947 and 1966 in 6 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War brings young couple to the realization of the safe but dull life they are living
Farthest reach : Oregon & Washington, by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WestWinds Press is proud to bring back into print this classic history of the Pacific Northwest from native daughter Nancy Wilson Ross. Reading the book is like opening a time capsule to Oregon and Washington as they were from the Oregon Trail days through the 1930s. FARTHEST REACH is an engaging, affectionate account of the remote and mysterious Pacific Northwest and a celebration of its people-the loggers, fishermen, cowboys, Native Americans, and eccentrics; its big cities and rural towns, and its spectacular natural beauty, from the rugged coast to the wild rivers, the snowcapped mountains to the high desert
I, my ancestor by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 1952 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York psychiatrist helps father recover from nervous breakdown
Hinduism, Buddhism, Zen: an introduction to their meaning and their arts by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

26 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The WAVES, the story of the girls in blue by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thor's visit to the land of the giants by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 1962 in English and Portuguese and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thor's visit to the land of the giants is a spirited account of the trouble Thor brought on himself when he decided to match wits and strength with his old enemies, the Giants
Time's corner by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By helping doctor addicted to drugs, young girl reaffirms the Christian doctrine of conscious choice between good and evil
The World of Zen by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in French and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chan de shi jie by Shi Luo( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in Chinese and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take the lightning by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friday to Monday by Nancy Wilson Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instruments for a new navigation by Morris Graves( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The temple of the golden pavilion
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The temple of the golden pavilionThe world of Zen : an East-West anthologyJoan of ArcThe World of Zen
Alternative Names
Nancy Wilson Ross American writer

Nancy Wilson Ross Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1901-1986)

Nancy Wilson Ross amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Ross, Nancy Wilson 1905-

Young, Nancy Wilson Ross 1901-1986

וילסון רוס, ננסי

רוס, נאנסי ווילסון

רוס, ננסי וילסון 1901־1986

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