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Hamilton, Jane 1957 July 13-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 395 publications in 4 languages and 24,101 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Publisher
Classifications: PS3558.A4428, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Hamilton
The book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
43 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 4,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruth, a young woman living in a rural Illinois town, looks back on the people who have shaped her life, including her runaway father, shrewish mother, and crazy husband
A map of the world by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman is falsely accused of molesting a child and goes to jail. The drama begins when Alice Goodwin, a school nurse in a small town in Wisconsin, has a moment of inattention while caring for children and one of them drowns, an occasion for the community to settle scores with an outsider. By the author of The Book of Ruth
Disobedience : a novel by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Shaw, a high school senior from an average upper-middle-class Chicago family, discovers that his mother, a pianist, is having an affair when he accidentally reads her E-mail
When Madeline was young : a novel by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a six-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they raise two children of their own
The short history of a prince : a novel by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A roman a trois featuring a homosexual boy and a heterosexual girl, both in love with a bisexual boy. The main protagonist is the homosexual who aspires to be a ballet dancer, thanks to the influence of a lesbian aunt. The setting is 1970s Wisconsin. By the author of A Map of the World
Laura Rider's masterpiece : a novel by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After twelve years of marriage, Laura Rider decides to stop sleeping with her husband Charlie and write a book, a decision that prompts her to push Charlie into a romance with local radio show host Jenna with comical results
When Madeline was young by Jane Hamilton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a seven-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they raise two children of their own
The book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bickering between her emotionally unstable husband and her shrewish mother reaches a violent climax, Ruth must overcome her poor self-image and put together her shattered body, spirit and life
A Map of the world by Jane Hamilton ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a dairy farm in the Midwestern town of Prairie Center, Alice Goodwin is watching her neighbor's daughters as well as her own. In a brief break that stretches out, her neighbor's daughter drowns in the farm's pond and Alice is the perfect scapegoat. At the same time, a seemingly trivial incident from Alice's past resurfaces to giant proportions leading to a harrowing court trial and the family's shattering downfall
Laura Rider's masterpiece a novel by Jane Hamilton ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After twelve years of marriage, Laura and Charlie Rider seem to have lost their romantic sparks for one another, but appear content enough in their usual routine. When Charlie crosses paths with Jenna Faroli, a popular radio show host, they start corresponding via the Internet, and Laura steps in with Charlie to construct messages that allure Jenna in ways never expected
Disobedience by Jane Hamilton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after he was a high school senior, Henry sets down his observations of his family, made when he realized his mother was having an affair
A map of the world ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice and Howard have moved to a small town to pursue Howard's dream of owning a farm. While taking care of a friend's child, tragedy strikes. Alice must then fight to find forgiveness, not only from her friend and the town, but also from herself
The short history of a prince by Jane Hamilton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter McCloud's ambition is to become a great ballet dancer. As he struggles with the limits of his own talent, his brother, Daniel, develops a strange lump on his neck. During the following year, Susan becomes involved with Daniel and Walter falls in love with Mitch, a talented dancer
William Malone's Parasomnia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura Baxter suffers from "parasomnia," a bizarre medical condition that keeps her trapped in an almost constant dream state. Art student Danny Sloan falls in love with the sleeping beauty, unaware that terrifying mesmerist and mass murderer Byron Volpe has sinister plans to claim her as his own
Bad girl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women filmmakes are directing and producing hard-core videos to the female consumer. These women claim the right to pornography made by women for women and reject the censorship called for by feminists. Are they simply business-women out for their share of one of the most lucritive film markets, or avant-garde feminists and advocates of new sexual relationships? This documentary features selected film clips and interviews with feminist authors, filmmakers, anthropologists, sexologists and porn producers, directors and activists
Nachtzijde = Map of the world by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Dutch and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een verpleegkundige en moeder van twee kinderen wordt beschuldigd van ontucht met een 6-jarig jongetje
Storia di Ruth by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The frogs are still singing by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La mappa di Alice by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les herbes folles by Jane Hamilton ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman psychologique
 
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Alternative Names
ハミルトン, ジェーン
Languages
English (262)
Italian (6)
Dutch (4)
French (2)
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