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Shreve, Anita

Overview
Works: 259 works in 2,141 publications in 22 languages and 89,737 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  War stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.H7385, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Anita Shreve
 
Most widely held works by Anita Shreve
The pilot's wife : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

153 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 5,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a pilot dies in the crash of an airliner, his wife discovers he was a bigamist. A face-to-face follows between the legal wife, Kathryn of Boston by whom he had one child, and the other woman, Muire, who lives in England with their two children. By the author of The Weight of Water
Light on snow : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

78 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a father and his daughter find an abandoned infant in the snow, the event forever alters the 11-year-old's understanding of the world. A brilliant and beautiful contemporary novel about love and memory from the author of the bestselling novels All He Ever Wanted and The Pilots Wife. The events of a December afternoon, during which a father and his daughter find an abandoned infant in the snow, will forever alter the 11-year-old girls understanding of the world and the adults who inhabit it: a father who has taken great pains to remove himself from society in order to put an unthinkable tragedy behind him; a young woman who must live with the consequences of the terrible choices she has made; and a detective whose cleverness is exceeded only by his sense of justice. Written from the point of view of 30-year-old Nicky as she recalls the vivid images of that fateful December, her tale is one of love and courage, of tragedy and redemption, and of the ways in which the human heart always seeks to heal itself
The last time they met : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

90 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man and a woman sustain a life-long passionate relationship even though they have been together only three times. At a literary festival in Toronto, Linda Fallon encounters the man who was once at the center of her life: Thomas Janes, the famous poet. Since last seeing him, she has married, given birth, and been widowed. Thomas's appearance rocks Linda, raises questions she had long abandoned, and inspires new dreams
A wedding in December : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

75 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathering to attend a wedding in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, seven former classmates find the reunion marked by the death of a spouse, a traumatic past event, a shocking secret, and health issues
Sea glass : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

50 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Honora and Sexton Beecher are rendered penniless by the crash of the stock market, Sexton is forced to work in a nearby mill that is plagued by violence, and as they try to reconstruct their lives, they are confronted by passions of every kind
Body surfing : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

66 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to start over again after being divorced and widowed while still in her twenties, Sydney tutors the daughter of a wealthy couple during a New Hampshire summer but finds herself caught up in a bitter family squabble
Testimony : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

56 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment
All he ever wanted : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

57 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after escaping from a hotel fire and encountering an elusive woman, whom he subsequently married anddivorced, a man travels from New England to Florida by train and remembers the relationship
Fortune's rocks : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

118 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 4,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympia Biddeford's passionate affair with a married man nearly three times her age, results in her being exiled from society and forces her to make a new life for herself
The weight of water by Anita Shreve( Book )

97 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of marital intrigue. The protagonist is a woman photographer sent to investigate an old murder on an island. She takes along her husband, the husband's brother and the brother's girlfriend. Problems arise when the husband develops an interest in the other woman. By the author of Resistance
A change in altitude : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlyweds Margaret and Patrick join a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and during their harrowing ascent, a horrific accident occurs. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the African mountain and how these events have transformed her and her marriage, perhaps forever
Rescue : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie paramedic pulls a young woman alive from her totaled car, a first rescue that begins a lifelong tangle of love and wreckage. Sheila Arsenault is a gorgeous enigma--streetwise and tough-talking, with haunted eyes, fierce desires, and a never-look-back determination. Peter Webster, as straight an arrow as they come, falls for her instantly and entirely. Soon Sheila and Peter are embroiled in an intense love affair, married, and parents to a baby daughter. Like the crash that brought them together, it all happened so fast. Can you ever really save another person? Eighteen years later, Sheila is long gone and Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering dangerously off track, and for the first time in their ordered existence together, Webster fears for her future. His work shows him daily every danger the world contains, how wrong everything can go in a second. All the love a father can give a daughter is suddenly not enough. Sheila's sudden return may be a godsend--or it may be exactly the wrong moment for a lifetime of questions and anger and longing to surface anew. What tore a young family apart? Is there even worse damage ahead? The questions lifted up in Anita Shreve's utterly enthralling new novel are deep and lasting, and this is a novel that could only have been written by a master of the human heart
Resistance : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

66 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II, an American flier is shot down over Belgium. He is rescued by a farmer and his wife who are in the resistance. The wife cares for the airman's wounds and while the husband is away they have a doomed affair which ends in betrayal
Where or when : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

62 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After three decades of being apart, Charles Callahan finds his first love Sian and they meet again and again knowning their meetings must end
Eden Close : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

60 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many years away, Andrew returns to his hometown to attend his mother's funeral. While there he is drawn into the tragic legacy of a childhood friend, Eden Close. Young and beautiful, Eden had sought the attention of Andrew's friends and acceptance from a mother who didn't want her. When the sounds of gunshots echoed through the town one night, however, Eden's life was changed forever. Now, seventeen years later, Andrew begins to unravel the layers of thwarted love in Eden's tormented family
Strange fits of passion by Anita Shreve( Book )

55 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Amesbury didn't run far enough. For soon there would be murder, a rape charge, and suicide in St. Hilaire. And then one last betrayal that would haunt her to the grave
Stella Bain : a novel by Anita Shreve( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation."--
Rescue by Anita Shreve( Recording )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rescuing a woman from a devastating crash, paramedic Peter Webster became personally involved with the patient. It was a lusty but troubled marriage that resulted in a daughter. Nineteen years after she ran out on him and their daughter, Peter receives a call from Sheila, who is desperate to return to her family
Testimony by Anita Shreve( Recording )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape.A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment.Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve delivers in Testimony a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly explores the dark impulses that sway the lives of seeming innocents, the needs and fears that drive ordinary men and women into intolerable dilemmas, and the ways in which our best intentions can lead to our worst transgressions
Light on snow by Anita Shreve( Recording )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a father and his daughter find an abandoned infant in the snow, the event forever alters the 11-year-old's understanding of the world
 
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The pilot's wife : a novel
Alternative Names
Anita Shreve Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Anita Shreve écrivaine américaine

Anita Shreve US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Shreve, Anita, 1946-

Šrīva, Anita

Анита Шрив

שרב, אניטה

שרב, אניטה. לנדס, דורית

슈레브, 아니타

슈리브, 애니타

シュリーヴ, アニータ

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Light on snow : a novelThe last time they met : a novelA wedding in December : a novelSea glass : a novelBody surfing : a novelTestimony : a novelAll he ever wanted : a novelFortune's rocks : a novel