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Benedict, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 18 works in 81 publications in 3 languages and 6,844 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Miscellanea  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director
Classifications: PS3552.E5396, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Benedict
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Benedict
Almost by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophy Chase is pulled back into a life she thought she left behid when her almost ex-husband dies mysteriously at his Massachusetts island home
The practice of deceit by Elizabeth Benedict( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful New York City psychotherapist Eric Lavender feels confident that he's a confirmed bachelor. Then he meets sexy divorce attorney Colleen O'Brien Golden. In a whilrwind of change, Eric finds himself married and enjoying his new suburban life with Colleen and a daughter. But when he begins to probe Colleen's unspoken past, events swiftly take a shocking twist. Suddenly Eric is arrested for sexual abuse of a minor--Colleen's daughter
Slow dancing by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexi Steiner is a New York girl transplanted to Southern California, an ambitious immigration lawyer whose best friend (alter ego, actually) is Nell, a writer. The two of them have followed each other around the country since college, being constantly together, sometimes sharing bedmates, and always telling each other absolutely everything. But at the age of twenty-nine, their shared life as refugees is beginning to wear thin; maybe love and caring about someone isn't such a bad idea after all
The practice of deceit by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a particularly nasty divorce that pits a quintessential "nice guy" against his ex-wife, a manipulative lawyer who will stop at nothing to conceal her own sordid past and destroy his credibility
Me, my hair, and I : [twenty-seven women untangle an obsession]( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of essays, women talk about their hair-- and in doing so, offer up reflections and revelations about family, race, religion, ritual, culture, motherhood, politics, and celebrity. Layered into these essays you'll find surprises, insights, hilarity, and the resonance of common experience. Many things in life matter more than hair, but few bring as much pleasure as a really great hairdo
The beginner's book of dreams by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This celebrated coming-of-age novel moves from Manhattan during the early days of Mad Men to the swinging, chaotic 1970s: A sensitive girl burdened with her mother's drinking and long string of husbands becomes a special young woman when her best friend's family opens her eyes to art Esme Singer is a resilient girl from Los Angeles, new to Manhattan, who takes better care of her beautiful, alcoholic mother than her mother does of her. A former fashion model and extra in the movies, her mother attracts a series of husbands and boyfriends as Esme watches in fascination and sometimes horror. Esme's father comes and goes, forever riding the wave of the latest get-rich-quick scheme. As Esme becomes a teenager, she turns to her friend Leah's cultured, exotic family for inspiration and solace'especially Leah's father, a well-known photographer who encourages Esme to cultivate her gifts. Might art'and a favorite teacher'become the answer to some of her troubles' The Beginner's Book of Dreams is an insightful, sophisticated, sometimes wickedly funny, always sharp-eyed portrayal of a young woman inventing and discovering her own independent spirit
Mentors, muses & monsters : 30 writers on the people who changed their lives by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Benedict assembles thirty writers who tell of the biggest influence on their lives, either persons, books, or events
The joy of writing sex by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and German and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Benedict is here to help you craft compelling sex scenes that are just right for your fiction - whether your story calls for an encounter that sizzles or one that fizzles. Benedict has explored sensuality in her own novels with great success. So in The Joy of Writing Sex, she covers all the issues head-on - from how to handle creating fiction your grandparents might not approve of, to writing about sex in the age of AIDS. You'll learn to construct scenes that hinge not on the mechanics of sex, but on the freshness of characters, dialogue, mood, plot - all the ingredients of powerful fiction. Throughout, you'll benefit from the voices and experiences of some of today's most prestigious writers - among them, John Updike, Dorothy Allison, Russell Banks, Joyce Carol Oates, Carol Shields and Alan Hollinghurst. For absolute clarity, Benedict uses examples from the finest contemporary fiction to illustrate her points
What My Mother Gave Me : Thirty-one Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by women of gifts from their mothers that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life. Individually, the stories get to the heart of their mother-daughter relationship. Collectively, the pieces have a force that feels as elemental as the tides
Safe conduct by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Kennedy kitchen : recipes and recollections of a great American family by Neil Connolly( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Favorite Kennedy family recipes from the Hyannis Port Compound."
Mi cabello y yo : veintisiete mujeres desenredan una obsesion( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of essays, women talk about their hair-- and in doing so, offer up reflections and revelations about family, race, religion, ritual, culture, motherhood, politics, and celebrity. Layered into these essays you'll find surprises, insights, hilarity, and the resonance of common experience. Many things in life matter more than hair, but few bring as much pleasure as a really great hairdo
Papers of John Casey by John Casey( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection contains personal papers including autobiographical materials, college essays, teaching notes and evaluations and students' stories; correspondence with family, friends and other authors; manuscripts of reviews, aritcles, short stories and novels; and sound recordings of readings and interviews, including one about Breece D'J. Pancake
Effectiveness of mandalas in reducing stress with transitional aged youth diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder by Elizabeth Benedict( )

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

Benedict-McNeill reminiscences by Elizabeth Benedict( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Handwritten memos of Benedict with typed transcript of the memos by her granddaughter, Margaret MacNeill
Me, my hair, and I : twenty-seven women untangle an obsession by Elizabeth Benedict( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These twenty-seven "hair pieces" offer up reflections and revelations about family, race, religion, ritual, culture, motherhood, politics, celebrity, what goes on in African American kitchens and at Hindu Bengali weddings, alongside stories about the influence of Jackie Kennedy, Lena Horne, Farrah Fawcett, and the Grateful Dead. Layered into these essays you'll find surprises, insights, hilarity, and the resonance of common experience. Marita Golden writes about her grief over what so many African American women still endure to obtain "good hair." Patricia Volk itemizes her seventeen hair care products, each with a price tag. Myla Goldberg tells of how ill equipped she was to tend the hair of her adopted biracial daughter. And Suleika Jaouad describes the ravages of chemotherapy and the empowerment of shaving designs onto her head. These writers know that a woman's hair is her glory, her nemesis, her history, and her self-esteem. They know, too, that many things in life matter more than hair, but few bring as much pleasure as a really great hairdo."With tender sensitivity and wild wit, these wonderful writers examine the allure, magic, curse, thrills, and sorrows of hair."
The practice of deceit by Elizabeth Benedict( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful New York City psychotherapist Eric Lavender feels confident that he's a confirmed bachelor. Then he meets sexy divorce attorney Colleen O'Brien Golden. In a whilrwind of change, Eric finds himself married and enjoying his new suburban life with Colleen and a daughter. But when he begins to probe Colleen's unspoken past, events swiftly take a shocking twist. Suddenly Eric is arrested for sexual abuse of a minor--Colleen's daughter
 
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