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Grumbach, Doris

Overview
Works: 59 works in 204 publications in 7 languages and 9,965 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Diaries  Historical fiction  History  Romance fiction  Love stories  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3505.A87, 813.52
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The company she kept by Doris Grumbach( Book )

17 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamber music by Doris Grumbach( Book )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Grumbach re-creates the aura of turn-of-the-century Frankfurt, Boston, and Saratoga Springs - an age when private passions were hidden below the surfaces of public selves." -- Amazon
The ladies by Doris Grumbach( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 18th century, Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby defied all conventions of their Irish homeland and eloped to Wales as a married couple. There, over many years, they forged a romantic paradise from a simple country cottage and a few acres of land. They called it "Plas Newydd" the New Place. Eleanor and Sarah lived in almost utter solitude. When the outside world eventually discovered them, many people journeyed to Wales out of curiosity to meet the renowned "Ladies of Llangollen." All of them came away with profound respect for their way of life, their love for each other, and their courage to be themselves
The missing person by Doris Grumbach( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving portrait of a woman stranded in her lonely fame Franny Fuller, blond, buxom, and beguiling, is the sort of woman who harnesses a power that can enthrall a nation. The legendary movie star has captured the imaginations of audiences, men, and columnist Mary Maguire, who is writing her biography. But just who is the human within the celebrity? This is the story of how Fanny Marker from Utica, New York, was transformed into Franny Fuller-a famous actress with a life of private misery. Doris Grumbach takes readers beyond the glamour of the silver screen with this poignant novel of one wo
The magician's girl by Doris Grumbach( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of love and passion centers on Minna Grant, Liz Becker, and Maud Noon, three New York women who meet at Barnard in the late thirties and fulfill their destinies in the seventies
The book of knowledge : a novel by Doris Grumbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle of four people--two men and two women--to come to terms with their sexuality. The novel picks them up in childhood on the brink of puberty and follows them as they turn to homosexuality, lesbianism, incest and in one case celibacy. By the author of Fifty Days of Solitude
The presence of absence : on prayers and an epiphany by Doris Grumbach( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the author's journey to recover through prayer that one-time experience she had once had that gave her a sense of God's presence
Autobiography of an elderly woman by Mary Heaton Vorse( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking just after the turn of the century, the elderly voice of the author talks about the onset of old age, rejoicing in grandchildren, complaining of the constraints that one's children and society place on older people, musing on the approach of infirmity and death, and celebrating the motto, "as soon as you feel too old to do a thing, do it."
O pioneers! by Willa Cather( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cather's classic story of Alexandra Bergson, a courageous Swedish woman who must assume responsibility for the farm and family after her father's death in 19th-century Nebraska
The spoil of the flowers by Doris Grumbach( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last Saturday of the semester brings tragedy to the faculty of a girls' preparatory school
The short throat, the tender mouth by Doris Grumbach( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the graduating class of the Washington Square College in 1939 go through the throes of intellectual rebellion, leading to tragic consequences
Vorhang auf! Literatur zum Kinder- und Jugendtheater by Wolfgang Schneider( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in German and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondrialcal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie Silver is left destitute, and only place she can go is Ethan's farm. An embittered and man and an enchanting young woman meeting in such circumstances unleash predictable consequences as passions are aroused between the three protagonists
The company she kept : Mary McCarthy herself and her writing by Doris Grumbach( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doris Grumbach reads excerpts from The ladies, Chamber music, and The missing person by Doris Grumbach( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pleasure of their company by Doris Grumbach( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist, literary editor, columnist and reviewer Grumbach has penned her fourth memoir. Her reminiscences are interwoven with concerns about the preparations she is making for her 80th birthday party at her home in Maine. While considering who to invite, she recalls family and friends, living and dead, and muses about her satisfying career as a member of important literary circles. She quotes from favorite books, gossips about fellow authors, and writes candidly about her loving relationships with her longtime lesbian helpmate and her ex-husband. This collection of wise ramblings reveals a vibrant and perceptive older woman who has lived the fullest of lives and delights in sharing her surprising and meaningful observations
Lord, I have no courage by Doris Grumbach( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My next bride by Kay Boyle( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge Amerikaanse vrouw komt in 1933 naar Parijs, waar ze zich aansluit bij een Amerikaanse commune, aangetrokken door het eenvoudige leven en het idealisme
Life in a day by Doris Grumbach( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day's activities and exercises in procrastination, Grumbach's grace, humor, and insight alert us to the transience of each day and the constant play between past and present. With charming illustrations that include a Duchamp painting, postcards from past excursions, and fragments torn from newspapers, Life in a Day is an elegant meditation on age and memory. It will delight any reader for whom the life of the mind holds endless possibilities
Coming into the end zone : a memoir by Doris Grumbach( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the notebook of events and thoughts that novelist and critic Grumbach began to keep on the eve of the seventieth birthday
 
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The presence of absence : on prayers and an epiphany
Alternative Names
Doris Grumbach American writer

Doris Grumbach Amerikaans romanschrijfster

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The ladiesThe missing personThe magician's girlThe presence of absence : on prayers and an epiphanyAutobiography of an elderly womanO pioneers!Ethan FromeThe pleasure of their company