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Bromfield, Louis 1896-1956

Works: 923 works in 3,741 publications in 21 languages and 33,072 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Bibliography  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Biography  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, wpr, win, Other, Scenarist, Contributor, Recipient, Conceptor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3503.R66, 813.52
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Louis Bromfield
The rains came; a novel of modern India by Louis Bromfield( Book )

246 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,805 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
Mrs. Parkington by Louis Bromfield( Book )

152 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

78 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 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 )

125 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,179 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 )

53 editions published between 1943 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 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 )

79 editions published between 1947 and 2001 in 10 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The major part of this book is the story of the way Louis Bromfield and his family and helpers succeeded in rebuilding a house, the soil and all the accessories of rural life on a farm in mid-Ohio. It is a rich and varied description, a testament to the power of the good earth." -- (p.4) of cover
Wild is the river by Louis Bromfield( Book )

109 editions published between 1940 and 1989 in 13 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans in wartime
Night in Bombay by Louis Bromfield( Book )

91 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reformed playboy on a business trip to Bombay sees the life of India as travelers see it
The world we live in; stories by Louis Bromfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 822 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 728 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
Mr. Smith by Louis Bromfield( Book )

43 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in 9 languages and held by 674 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
The strange case of Miss Annie Spragg by Louis Bromfield( Book )

72 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What became of Anna Bolton by Louis Bromfield( Book )

45 editions published between 1943 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulously rich widow of an eccentric American was considered one of the most accomplished hostesses in Europe
A good woman by Louis Bromfield( Book )

30 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 667 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
Out of the earth by Louis Bromfield( Book )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His experiences as a farmer, and some of his theories on agriculture
The green bay tree : a novel by Louis Bromfield( Book )

57 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 613 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
The Best short stories of ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until the day break by Louis Bromfield( Book )

45 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in 7 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possession : a novel by Louis Bromfield( Book )

55 editions published between 1925 and 1963 in 6 languages and held by 577 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
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Early autumn : a story of a lady
The farmEarly autumn : a story of a ladyNight in BombayThe strange case of Miss Annie SpraggOut of the earthThe green bay tree : a novelThe heritage; a daughter's memories of Louis Bromfield
Alternative Names
Bromfield L.

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

Bromfield Louis

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 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