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Miller, Sue 1943-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 777 publications in 16 languages and 41,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS648.S5, 813.54
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While I was gone by Sue Miller( Book )

62 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who has everything going for her gives in to adultery. The heroine is Jo Becker of Massachusetts, a well-off veterinarian with grown children and a husband she loves. One day she meets a man from her past and it happens. The novel analyzes why
The good mother by Sue Miller( Book )

68 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 3,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After taking a lover, Anna Dunlap finds herself in a custody battle for her four-year-old daughter Molly
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Book )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story about marriage and the friendship of Meri, newly married and pregnant, and Delia, the wife of a senator whose chronic infidelity is well-known in Washington circles
The world below : a novel by Sue Miller( Book )

59 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women -- a country doctor's wife with a haunting past living in Maine at the turn of the century and her granddaughter, a twice-divorced San Francisco school-teacher living in the present. Linked by bitter disappointments, compromise, and powerful grace, the two lives seem remarkably similar, despite the distinctly different times in which they lived. Their stories expose the nerves that lie hidden in marriages and families and the hopes and regrets that lie buried in the hearts of women
Lost in the forest by Sue Miller( Book )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Eva, the divorced and happily remarried mother of three children, and her adolescent middle child, Daisy, the death of Eva's second husband John in a car accident turns their lives upside down
The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller( Book )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lake Shore Limited" is the story of how Wilhelmina "Billy" Gertz has come to create the title's play out of emotions surrounding an imagined terrorist bombing of a Chicago train, how the play is then created anew on the stage, and how the play's performance touches and changes the lives that intersect and interweave with Billy's
For love by Sue Miller( Book )

49 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Love tells the story of Lottie Gardner, her brother Cameron, and their childhood friend Elizabeth, who all come together one summer in their hometown of Cambridge, Massachusetts, after years of separation. The packing up of her mother's house and the rekindling of the romance between Cameron and Elizabeth lead Lottie to look back at her past, as well as to consider the future of her own new marriage. The intrusion of a senseless tragedy upon the lives of all three characters forces Lottie to examine the consequences of the things she herself has done, and will do, for love."--Jacket
Family pictures : a novel by Sue Miller( Book )

58 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Masterful, Engrossing Novel About The Life Of A Large Family That Is Deeply Bounded By The Stranger In Their Midst -- An Autistic Child The whole world could not have broken the spirit and strength of the Eberhardt family of 1948. Lainey is a wonderful if slightly eccentric mother. David is a good father, sometimes sarcastic, always cool-tempered. Two wonderful children round out the perfect picture. Then the next child arrives -- and life is never the same again. Over the next forty years, the Eberhardt family struggles to survive a flood tide of upheaval and heartbreak, love and betrayal, passion and pain ... hoping they can someday heal their hearts
The distinguished guest by Sue Miller( Book )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman debilitated by illness moves in with her son. She is a writer who made a name for herself with feminists for getting rid of her husband, but her children have always condemned her for it. The novel looks at the way the son's resentment affects his own wife and children
The arsonist by Sue Miller( Book )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled by the feeling that she belongs nowhere after working in East Africa for fifteen years, Frankie Rowley has come home to the small New Hampshire village of Pomeroy and the farmhouse where her family has always summered. On her first night back, a house up the road burns to the ground. Then another house burns, and another, always the houses of the summer people. In a town where people have never bothered to lock their doors, social fault lines are opened, and neighbors begin to regard one another with suspicion
Inventing the Abbotts and other stories by Sue Miller( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents eleven short fiction stories in which author Sue Miller explores different types of relationships
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Recording )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meri is newly married, pregnant, and standing on the cusp of her life as a wife and mother, recognizing with some terror the gap between reality and expectation. Delia Naughton - wife of the two-term liberal senator Tom Naughton - is Meri's new neighbor in the adjacent New England town house. Delia's husband's chronic infidelity has been an open secret in Washington circles, but despite the complexity of their relationship, the bond between them remains strong. What keeps people together, even in the midst of profound betrayal?"--Container
The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller( Recording )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lake Shore Limited is a play about the terrorist bombing of that train and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife who is traveling on it. How Billy comes to write the play out of her own painful conflicts and ambivalence, how it is then created anew by the actors and the director, how the performance itself touches and changes the other characters' lives
The arsonist : a novel by Sue Miller( Recording )

18 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Troubled by the feeling that she belongs nowhere after working in East Africa for 15 years, Frankie Rowley has come home--home to the small New Hampshire town of Pomeroy and the farmhouse where her family has always summered. On her first night back, a house up the road burns to the ground. Is it an accident, or arson? Over the weeks that follow, as Frankie comes to recognize her father's slow failing and her mother's desperation, another house burns, and then another, always the homes of summer people. These frightening events, and the deep social fault lines that open in the town as a result, are observed and reported on by Bud Jacobs, a former political journalist, who has bought the local paper and moved to Pomeroy in an attempt to find a kind of home himself. As this compelling book unfolds, as Bud and Frankie begin an unexpected, passionate affair, arson upends a trusting small community where people have never before bothered to lock their doors; and Frankie and Bud bring wholly different perspectives to the questions of who truly owns the land, who belongs in the town, and how, or even whether, newcomers can make a real home there" --
The best American short stories, 2001 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Barbara Kingsolver( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty American short stories originally published in magazines and periodicals issued between January 2001 and January 2002, selected for inclusion by guest editor Sue Miller
Lost in the forest by Sue Miller( Recording )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the vineyards of Northern California the story of a young girl who, in the wake of a tragic accident, seeks solace in a damaging love affair with a much older man. Eva, a divorced and happily remarried mother of three, runs a small bookstore in a town north of San Francisco. When her second husband, John, is killed in a car accident, her family's fragile peace is once again overtaken by loss. Emily, the eldest, must grapple with newfound independence and responsibility. Theo, the youngest, can only begin to fathom his father's death. But for Daisy, the middle child, John's absence opens up a world of bewilderment, exposing her at the onset of adolescence to the chaos and instability that hover just beyond the safety of parental love. In her sorrow, Daisy embarks on a harrowing sexual odyssey, a journey that will cast her even farther out onto the harsh promontory of adulthood and lost hope
The world below by Sue Miller( Recording )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Hubbard, a twice-divorced teacher from San Francisco, discovers the true story of her grandmother's life and marriage hidden in an old Vermont house
While I was gone by Sue Miller( Recording )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a housemate from Jo Becker's youth moves into her community, the darkest moment of her past imperils all that she loves
The distinguished guest by Sue Miller( Recording )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Maynard is proud, chilly, difficult, and has become a famous writer at age seventy-two. Now, stricken with Parkinson's disease and staying with her architect son Alan, Lily must cope with her fading powers as well as with disturbing memories of the events that estranged her from her children and ended her marriage. For Alan, her visit raises old questions about his relationship with her, about the choices he has made in his own life, and about the nature of love, disappointment, and grief
For love by Sue Miller( Recording )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miller presents a story of love and loss experienced by three childhood friends when reunited
 
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While I was gone
Alternative Names
Miller, Sue

Sue Miller Amerikaans romanschrijfster

מילר, סו

מילר, סו 1943-

سو میلر نویسنده آمریکایی

밀러, 수 1943-

밀러, 슈 1943-

ミラー, スウ

Languages
English (538)

German (31)

Italian (22)

French (19)

Dutch (17)

Danish (11)

Spanish (8)

Swedish (6)

Polish (4)

Chinese (3)

Japanese (2)

Hebrew (2)

Korean (2)

Finnish (1)

Macedonian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The good motherThe senator's wifeThe world below : a novelLost in the forestThe Lake Shore LimitedFor loveFamily pictures : a novelThe distinguished guest