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Doerr, Harriet

Overview
Works: 66 works in 151 publications in 9 languages and 6,431 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Erotic fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Musical fiction  Short stories  Drama  Screenplays 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3527.A15, 813.54
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Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr( Book )

30 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Sara and Richard Everton, a couple embarked on a journey of renewal. They leave a house and job in San Francisco and travel to the small Mexican village of Ibarra to reopen a copper mine, abandoned in 1910 by Richard's grandfather. They also plan to restore the family home, a crumbling reminder of the past. However, they learn that Richard is dying of leukemia
Consider this, señora by Harriet Doerr( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her customary crystalline prose Harriet Doerr examines the lives of four North American expatriates in a small Mexican village of a thousand souls. Set on the barren mesa of Amapolas, we see the newcomers settling in their adobe houses and gradually adjusting to an environment of excesses - hot sun, torrential downpour, sweeping landscapes, and a vastness of untouched nature - and watch as each is drawn into the aura of this land and changed. For young, recently divorced Sue Ames - artist and part owner of the land in Amapolas - this countryside of wet earth and jasmine, animal dung and charcoal fire, as well as the inhabitants, enable her to see her own life more clearly. But for her partner, Bud Loomis, ambitious investor, fleeing tax evasion charges in Arizona, Amapolas is a chance to escape. Then there is Frances Bowles, for whom this new, exotic place is a constant enigma that is at once simplistically seductive and eternally elusive; in planning to create a new future for herself, she succeeds in an unexpected way. For her mother, Ursula Bowles, seventy-nine and widowed, the land is critical. Born in Mexico, she returns not only because of her love for the place and its people but to connect - as best she can - the end of her life with its beginning. All their experiences are brought vividly to life as they interact with the Mexicans, who observe the Americans with a curious mixture of fascination and tolerance. With an unfailingly true ear, eye, and voice, Harriet Doerr's story unfolds clearly and beautifully, equally accurate in its observations of the American, the Mexicans, and the landscape that contains them
The tiger in the grass : stories and other inventions by Harriet Doerr( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories on Mexico by a longtime American resident. They range from First Work, which is on domestics working for Americans, to The Local Train, which is on the power of religion
The tiger in the grass by Harriet Doerr( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant stories of characters who live and die in stunning grace
Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr( Recording )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about cultural conflict
Consider this senora by Harriet Doerr( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Americans adapt to life as foreigners in a small Mexican town
The tiger in the grass : stories and other inventions by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under an Aztec sun by Harriet Doerr( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piedras para Ibarra by Harriet Doerr( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trilby : a novel by George Du Maurier( Book )

2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Svengali exerts his strange and hypnotic influence over a beautiful young girl, in this classic story of a life in the Latin Quarter of Paris
Koper voor Ibarra by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaans echtpaar waarvan de man nog maar enkele jaren te leven heeft vestigt zich in een afgelegen dorp in de bergen van Mexico om met hulp van de plaatselijke bevolking een oude kopermijn weer tot bloei te brengen
Lolita by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it was published in 1955, Lolita immediately became a cause celebre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation
Luister, Señora! by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier Amerikanen, die om heel verschillende redenen de Verenigde Staten de rug toekeren, kopen elk een huis in een Mexicaans dorp
Le pietre di Ibarra by Harriet Doerr( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sten til Ibarra by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibarra : en roman by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les pierres d'Ibarra : roman by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Espacios entre Palabras = Spaces between words by Martha Black Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibarran kivet by Harriet Doerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in Finnish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Stones for Ibarra
Alternative Names
Doerr, Harriet 1910-

Doerr Harriett

Harriet Doerr Novelist, short story writer, essayist

Huntington, Harriet Green

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ドウア, ハリエット

ハリエット・ドウア

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