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McDermott, Alice

Overview
Works: 84 works in 376 publications in 5 languages and 21,265 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Domestic fiction, American  History 
Roles: Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3563.C355, 813.54
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Charming Billy by Alice McDermott ( Book )
43 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 3,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman, cousin to the late Billy Lynch who has just died of alcoholism, traces the story of his lost love, discovering her own father's role in trying to keep Billy from being hurt by the truth about Eva, and contemplating the effect her father's lie had on the rest of the family
After this by Alice McDermott ( Book )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of an American family during the middle decades of the twentieth century evokes the social, spiritual, and political turmoil of the era as seen through the experiences of a middle-class couple and their children
Child of my heart by Alice McDermott ( Book )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl, raised on the east end of Long Island among the country estates of the rich, reflects on her understanding of the complexities and contradictions of human nature during a seemingly idyllic summer spent with her eight-year-old cousin Daisy
At weddings and wakes by Alice McDermott ( Book )
35 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Sixties, McDermott's third novel tells the story of an extended Irish-American family observed primarily through the eyes of the children, a son and two daughters. Time circles backwards and forwards around a variety of family rituals: holiday meals, vacations at the shore, the wedding of a favorite aunt. The poignant middle-aged romance that develops between the aunt, a former nun, and her suitor, a shy mailman, exacerbates already pronounced family tensions. As they listen to oft-repeated stories about poverty, disease, and early deaths, the children are solemn witnesses to the Irish immigrant experience in America. By turns wry and sad, this is McDermott's finest novel to date. Highly recommended
Someone by Alice McDermott ( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of a Brooklyn-born woman's life - her family, her neighborhood, her daily trials and triumphs - from childhood to old age"--Provided by the publisher
That night by Alice McDermott ( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a warm suburban night, the sound of lawn sprinklers is drowned out by the rumble of hot rods. Suddenly, a car careens onto a family's neat front yard, teenage boys spill out brandishing chains and leather, and a young man cries out for the girl he loves. Tonight, fathers will pick up snow shovels and rakes to defend their turf, and children will witness a battle fuelled by fierce and true love. This is the night they will talk about and remember as the moment that changed everything forever
A bigamist's daughter : a novel by Alice McDermott ( Book )
32 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Connelly, an editor at a vanity press, feels as though she is sleepwalking through life
Child of my heart by Alice McDermott ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theresa is the town's most sought-after babysitter but she must cope with the challenges presented by the neighborhood's waiflike children, the tumultuous households of her employers, the mysterious compelling attention of an aging painter, and her young cousin's transition from child to woman
After this by Alice McDermott ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of the social, spiritual, and political turmoil during the middle decades of the twentieth century, as seen through the experiences of a middle-class couple and their children
An introduction to A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway audio guide by Dan Stone ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Hemingway's A farewell to arms, a novel about the tenuous nature of love in time of war told through the story of Lieutenant Henry, an American, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse, who meet during World War I
Someone a novel by Alice McDermott ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our first glimpse of Marie is as a child: a girl in glasses waiting on a Brooklyn stoop for her beloved father to come home from work. The moves on to Marie's first heartbreak and her eventual marriage; her brother's brief stint as a Catholic priest, subsequent loss of faith, and eventual breakdown; the Second World War; her parents' deaths; the births and lives of Marie's children; the changing world of her Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn
Charming Billy a novel by Alice McDermott ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Lynch fell deeply in love with Eva, an Irish girl whom he wanted to marry. Eva went home to Ireland and promised to be back. Eva died and Billy married Maeve, but he never got over Eva
At weddings and wakes by Alice McDermott ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of an Irish-Catholic family on Long Island through the eyes of its youngest members, two sisters and a brother. The children experience recrimination, melodrama, and other emotions in their experiences at home with their grandparents and aunts
Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to arms radio program by Dan Stone ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of the novel by Ernest Hemingway which takes place during World War I
Kind naar mijn hart by Alice McDermott ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een knap Amerikaanse meisje van vijftien is enerzijds haar aantrekkingskracht voor het andere geslacht aan het ontdekken, maar is anderzijds ook nog vaak een kind
Billy's charme by Alice McDermott ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tijdens een begrafenis haalt een familie uit de Iers-Amerikaanse gemeenschap in New York herinneringen op aan de gestorvene en zijn hopeloze liefde voor zijn jeugdvriendin
That night by Craig Bolotin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teenagers follow their hearts and defy the conventions of 1960s suburbia in this tender romance
Charming Billy by Alice McDermott ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Après l'enterrement de Billy Lynch, ses amis et sa famille se réunissent dans un bar du Bronx. L'alcool ayant été le drame et le ciment de son destin énigmatique, ils se souviennent autour d'un verre des bons moments passés avec lui. Un roman sur la confusion de la réalité et de la fabulation. National Book Award 1998
Mi ren de bi li by Alice McDermott ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'arbre à sucettes by Alice McDermott ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thérésa est une enfant pleine de promesses car elle est belle. Ses parents ont décidé de déménager à Long Island pour qu'elle puisse y séduire un jeune homme riche. En attendant ce jour, elle fait des baby-sittings et des gardes de chiens. Et le temps d'un été, elle partage sa vie avec sa cousine Daisy. Elle va apprendre la cruauté des adultes et les prémisses du désir
 
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Alternative Names
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מקדרמוט, אליס. זקס־פורטל, מרב
マクダーモット, アリス
Languages
English (270)
French (11)
Chinese (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
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