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Moore, Susanna

Works: 41 works in 350 publications in 14 languages and 11,071 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Erotic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Susanna Moore
Most widely held works by Susanna Moore
The big girls by Susanna Moore( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Helen, an inmate at Sloatsburg, and the horrible crime that led to her life sentence at the prison, is told through the voices of Helen herself; Dr. Louise Forrest, head of mental services at the prison; and Ike Bradshaw, a young correctionsofficer
In the cut by Susanna Moore( Book )

83 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced woman teacher with a taste for adventure has an affair with a New York policeman who is investigating a woman's murder. What attracts her to him is that, in addition to his kinky sex, she is pretty sure he is the killer. By the author of Sleeping Beauties
One last look by Susanna Moore( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving at the English settlement in Calcutta in 1836, Lady Eleanor, sister to the colony's Governor-general, and her sister, Harriet, anticipate an unpleasant experience but instead find the region an area of seductive and exotic culture
The life of objects by Susanna Moore( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn by a mysterious countess into the Berlin household of an aristocratic couple, Beatrice, a young Irish Protestant lace maker, is introduced to the highly rarified world of affluence and art collecting on the eve of World War II
My old sweetheart by Susanna Moore( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Shield, now a wife and mother herself, still has trouble coming to terms with her mother's suicide when Lily was a young girl living in Hawaii
The whiteness of bones by Susanna Moore( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Mamie Clarke and her sister live on their family's old plantation. To escape traditions, they move to New York to a society of drugs and power
Paradise of the Pacific : approaching Hawaiʻi by Susanna Moore( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals -- from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below to the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds blown from their migratory routes. Early Polynesian adventurers sailed across the Pacific in double canoes. Spanish galleons en route to the Philippines and British navigators in search of a Northwest Passage were soon followed by pious Protestant missionaries, shipwrecked sailors, and rowdy Irish poachers escaped from Botany Bay -- all wanderers washed ashore. This is true of many cultures, but in Hawaii, no one seems to have left. And in Hawaii, a set of myths accompanied each of these migrants -- legends that shape our understanding of this mysterious place. Susanna Moore pieces together the story of late-eighteenth-century Hawaii -- its kings and queens, gods and goddesses, missionaries, migrants, and explorers -- a not-so-distant time of abrupt transition, in which an isolated pagan world of human sacrifice and strict taboo, without a currency or a written language, was confronted with the equally ritualized world of capitalism, Western education, and Christian values
Sleeping beauties by Susanna Moore( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and German and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Clio, a thirteen-year-old runaway shows up at her aunt Emma's house in Honolulu, her aunt helps her to understand the secrets and entanglements of island life and of her family
The life of objects : a novel by Susanna Moore( )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrice, a young Irish Protestant lace maker, finds herself whisked away from her humdrum life by a mysterious countess to join the Berlin household of the aristocratic couple the Metzenburgs. But as Beatrice is introduced to the highly rarified world of affluence and art collecting, the greater drama of Germany's aggression begins to overshadow it. Retreating with Beatrice to their country estate, the Metzenburgs do their best to ignore the encroaching war, until the realities of hunger and illness, as well as the even graver dangers of Nazi terror--the deportation and murder of Jews, hordes of refugees fleeing the advancing Red Army--begin to threaten their very existence. While the Metzenburgs become the virtual lord and lady of a growing population of men and women in hiding, Beatrice, increasingly attached to the family and its unlikely wartime community, bears heartrending witness to the atrocities of the age
Living by design : ideas for interiors & gardens by John Stefanidis( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text takes the reader on a tour through John Stefanidis' country home, created 24 years ago from a collection of assorted outbuildings. Room by room, he reveals his secrets and offers tips. The book includes plans of the house and garden, showing how he achieves his style and effects
The big girls : a novel by Susanna Moore( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen, a troubled inmate at Sloatsburg women's prison, is serving a life sentence for the murder of her children. Dr. Louise Forrest, the recently divorced mother of an eight-year-old boy, has foresworn the Park Avenue practice for which she trained in favor of the chief of psychiatry job at Sloatsburg. Former New York City narcotics detective Ike Bradshaw is a sardonic corrections officer at the prison. And Angie, an ambitious Hollywood starlet, is intent on nothing but achieving fame. As the alternating narratives unfold, mysteries are revealed and the surprising connection between them is uncovered
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Wharton's most widely read work is a tightly constructed and almost unbearably heartbreaking story of forbidden love in a snowbound New England village. This brilliantly wrought, tragic novella explores the repressed emotions and destructive passions of working-class people far removed from the elevated social milieu usually inhabited by Wharton's characters. Ethan Frome is a poor farmer, trapped in a marriage to a demanding and controlling wife, Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie enters their household she opens a window of hope in Ethan's bleak life, but his wife's reaction prompts a desperate attempt to escape fate that goes horribly wrong. Ethan Frome is an unforgettable story with the force of myth, featuring realistic and haunting characters as vivid as any Wharton ever conjured
Fighting fish, fighting birds by Hiro( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty thousand streets under the sky : a London trilogy by Patrick Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patrick Hamilton may be best known now for the plays Rope and Gaslight and for the classic Alfred Hitchcock and George Cukor movies they inspired, but in his heyday he was no less famous for his brooding tales of London life ... Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky is a tale of obsession and betrayal that centers on a seedy pub in a run-down part of London. Bob the waiter skimps and saves and fantasizes about writing a novel, until he falls for the pretty prostitute Jenny and blows it all. Kindly Ella, Bob's co-worker, adores Bob, but is condemned to enjoy nothing more than the attentions of the insufferable Mr. Eccles; Jenny, out on the street, is out of love, hope, and money. We watch with pity and horror as these three vulnerable and yet compellingly ordinary people meet and play out bitter comedies of longing and frustration."--Book cover
Sydney and Flora by Geoffrey Biddle( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An island sanctuary : a house in Greece by John Stefanidis( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The home of designer John Sefanidis is a source of inspiration to homeowners and decorators. With vivid colors, bold simplicity, natural materials, and crisp, clean lines, the house epitomizes Stefanidis's comfortable but sophisticated style
In the cut by Susanna Moore( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listeners hear the voice of a self-determined woman living in New York City, revealing the turmoil her life has been thrown into after the gruesome murder of a woman in her neighborhood
In the cut by Jane Campion( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erotische thriller waarin een vrouwenmoordenaar angst zaait en een lerares een stormachtige relatie begint met een politieman
Paradise of the Pacific : approaching Hawaii by Susanna Moore( )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paradise of the Pacific, Susanna Moore, the award-winning author of In the Cut and The Life of Objects, pieces together the elusive, dramatic story of late-eighteenth-century Hawaii
Jennifer Bartlett : important works, 1974-1995 : March 1-April 6, 1996 by Jennifer Bartlett( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The big girls
In the cutOne last lookMy old sweetheartThe whiteness of bonesSleeping beautiesLiving by design : ideas for interiors & gardensEthan FromeTwenty thousand streets under the sky : a London trilogy
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Susanna Moore Amerikaans actrice

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Susanna Moore amerikansk skuespiller

Susanna Moore écrivaine américaine

Susanna Moore escritora estadounidense

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