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Schweinitz, Maria von

Works: 173 works in 477 publications in 3 languages and 1,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Political fiction  Bildungsromans  Picaresque fiction  Autobiographical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Creator, Translator, Editor, Adapter, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PZ3.D55, 823.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Maria von Schweinitz
Classic American short stories = Klassische amerikanische Kurzgeschichten. by Maria von Schweinitz( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moderne amerikanische Kurzgeschichten by Maria von Schweinitz( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desperate hours : a novel by Joseph Hayes( Book )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experiences of the Hilliards, a family threatened by three escaped convicts who take over their home and hold the family as hostages
Dombey and son by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich and pompous merchant is plagued by lonliness and misfortune
Judgment on Deltchev by Eric Ambler( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of danger in a dictator-dominated Balkan country
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the time of the Gordon anti-Catholic riots of 1780, the novels atmosphere is madness, power, murder, mob violence. It is a tale, also, of thwarted love by the designs of Geoffrey Haredale and the villain Sir John Chester, and the heroism of Edward Chester in rescuing the innocent Emma. Other characters include Lord George Gordon himself, and Grip, the raven who inspired Edgar Allen Poe's poem
Jüngste amerikanische Kurzgeschichten( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1978 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitler's strategy by F. H Hinsley( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1951, this book examines Hitler's strategy and how it developed during the Second World War. Hinsley, who had worked as a code breaker during the war, uses a variety of contemporary documents as sources, including records taken from the German Naval Archives after its capture by the Allies in 1945. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in military history in general or the Second World War in particular
No life for a lady by Agnes Morley Cleaveland( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book you will find the West uncorrupted by Westerns; the cowboy before he knew he was picturesque; the Indian before he wore Levi Strauss overalls; the outlaw before Hollywood got him
The House of Hanover by Alvin Redman( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hanover family of England held many noble titles. The Dukedom of Hanover antedated George I as the English King (i.e. the Dukedom of Hanover was of the German nobility rather than the English). Within England, the heir to the throne was the Prince of Wales, and later generations in the family held the Dukedom of Gloucester, the Dukedom of Cambridge, and the Dukedom of York
Where love has gone : a novel by Harold Robbins( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Carey has a wife and a baby on the way. His future looks bright-- until his past catches up with him unexpectedly. A phone call in the dead of night summons him back to San Francisco to help his fourteen-year-old daughter Danielle, whom he hasn't seen in six years. But helping Danielle means he may have to face his ex-wife Nora-- a prospect Luke is none too eager to explore. Inspired by the real-life murder of Johnny Stompanato, Lana Turner's lover, who was allegedly stabbed by the actress' daughter
Mary Peters by Mary Ellen Chase( Book )

3 editions published between 1947 and 1948 in German and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the daughter of a Maine sea captain, born on a merchant ship off Singapore and for fifteen years brought up and educated on her father's vessel. Her later life is spent in a little Maine village where her sterling traits come to fine fruition
One more spring by Robert Nathan( Book )

3 editions published between 1948 and 1959 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when spring comes to an old antique dealer who loses everything in the depression of 1929 except a huge bed, a young violinist, a prostitute, and the president of a defunct bank, who share an old tool shed in Central Park
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nicholas Nickleby is the son of a poor country gentleman, and has to make his own way in the world. He first goes as usher to Mr. Squeers, schoolmaster at Dotheboys Hall, in Yorkshire, but leaves in disgust with the tyranny of Squeers and his wife, especially to a poor boy named Smike. Smike runs away from his school to follow Nicholas, and remains his humble follower till death. At Portsmouth, Nicholas joins the theatrical company of Mr. Crummies, but leaves the profession for other adventures. He falls in with the brothers Cheeryble, who make him their clerk; in this post he rises to success as a merchant, and ultimately marries Madeline Bray." Benét Reader's Ency
Fahles Pferd, fahler Reiter : Erzählungen by Katherine Anne Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big sleep by Raymond Chandler( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"When General Sternwood has a problem, he hires private detective Philip Marlowe. Marlowe's job starts with blackmail but takes him into a world of even more serious crimes. He soon finds the dead body- and it is not the last. How many people will die before the job is done?"--Publisher description
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Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.24 for No life fo ... to 0.95 for Der Rarita ...)

Alternative Names
Brand, Mary

Brand, Mary 1891-1968

Schweinitz, M. von

Schweinitz, M. von 1891-1968

Von Schweinitz, Maria