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Hamilton, Jane 1957 July 13-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 397 publications in 8 languages and 23,979 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Publisher
Classifications: PS3558.A4428, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Jane Hamilton
 
Most widely held works by Jane Hamilton
The book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton( Book )
49 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,677 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 )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,662 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 )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Shaw, a high school senior, is as comfortable with his family as any seventeen-year-old can be. His father teaches history with a socialist tinge at the Chicago private school Henry and his sister attend. However things change one Henry stumbles upon his mother's email account
When Madeline was young : a novel by Jane Hamilton( Book )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,505 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 )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,284 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 1,857 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 1,216 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 1,170 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 649 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 382 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 216 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 196 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 71 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
British impressions 2007 by David Messum Fine Art( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un acte de désobéissance by Jane Hamilton( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in French and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after the events, a man recalls his senior year when he discovered that his mother was having an affair and how this knowledge affected his view of the rest of the family
Disobedience : a novel / Jane Hamilton by Jane Hamilton( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ageless : remarkable St. Louisans by Mary Kimbrough( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rønne : bykort, shoppingguide ( )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Danish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ハミルトン, ジェーン
Languages
English (265)
French (13)
Danish (9)
Italian (6)
Dutch (5)
Japanese (2)
Serbian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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