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Davis, Kathryn 1946-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 94 publications in 6 languages and 7,054 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Musical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: TA140.F455, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Kathryn Davis
 
Most widely held works by Kathryn Davis
The thin place : a novel by Kathryn Davis( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering a dead body at a lake near the Canadian border, twelve-year-old Mees Kipp inexplicably brings the man back to life and realizes that she possesses an extraordinary gift that irrevocably shapes the lives of Mees, her two friends, and their community
Mr. Ferris and his wheel by Kathryn Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the engineer George Ferris invented and constructed the amusement park ride that bears his name for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
Versailles by Kathryn Davis( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the life of Marie Antoinette follows her through such challenges as her early marriage to the future King Louis XVI, struggles with the expectations of her station, and palace betrayals and politics
The walking tour by Kathryn Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman in Maine seeks the truth regarding her mother's mysterious death and discovers infidelity and betrayal. Officially, the mother had a fatal accident while on a walking tour in Wales. The tour was with her husband, his colleague and the colleague's wife. By the author of Hell
Duplex : a novel by Kathryn Davis( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary and Eddie are meant for each other-- but love is no guarantee, not in these suburbs. Like all children, they exist in an eternal present; time is imminent, and the adults of the street live in their assorted houses like numbers on a clock. Meanwhile ominous rumors circulate, and the increasing agitation of the neighbors points to a future in which all will be lost. Soon, a sorcerer's car will speed down Mary's street, and as past and future fold into each other, the resonant parenthesis of her girlhood will close forever. Beyond is adulthood, a world of robots and sorcerers, slaves and masters, bodies without souls. Once you enter the duplex-- that magical hinge between past and future, human and robot, space and time-- there's no telling where you might come out"--Publisher's web site
Labrador by Kathryn Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and French and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of two sisters and the ambiguous, sometimes destructive ties that bind them
The girl who trod on a loaf by Kathryn Davis( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the heart of this peculiar friendship is a folktale, later retold by Hans Christian Andersen, about a prideful girl: rather than ruin her new shoes while crossing the treacherous bogs, she uses the loaf of bread intended as a present for her parents as a stepping-stone - only to be condemned for her arrogance to a horrible fate, trapped at the bottom of the bog forever. She is also the subject of Helle's final opera, left unfinished at her death and willed, along with the rest of her music, to Frances. From this curious legacy Frances must not only unravel the mysteries of the composer's life and work, but also confront the sorrow they have come to share
Hell : a novel by Kathryn Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surrealistic novel on two families in Philadelphia, one made up of real people, the other of dolls who have a life of their own. This is just one of several plots in the book. Another deals with the 19th century writer Edwina Moss, an expert on home economics, writing a book on Antonin Careme who was Napoleon's chef and became famous for his desserts. By the author of The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf
The thin place : a novel by Kathryn Davis( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of 3 girls near the Canadian border who come across the body of a dead man on the local lake's beach. Two of them run to get help, but twelve-year -old Mees Kipp stays with the body and somehow, inexplicably, brings it back to life. Her mysterious gift is at the center of this haunting and transcendent novel
The Dakotas : at the wind's edge by Kathryn Davis( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking tour by Kathryn Davis( Recording )

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

Two business partners, Bobby Rose and Coleman Snow, and their wives, Carole Ridingham and Ruth Farr, join a walking tour in Wales. A tragedy ensues, and for years Bobby and Carole's daughter Susan pieces together clues from the subsequent trial and other sources
The vet's daughter by Barbara Comyns( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Vet's Daughter combines shocking realism with a visionary edge. The vet lives with his bedridden wife and shy daughter Alice in a sinister London suburb. He works constantly, captive to a strange private fury, and treats his family with brutality and contempt. After his wife's death, the vet takes up with a crass, needling woman who tries to refashion Alice in her own image. And yet as Alice retreats ever deeper into a dream world, she discovers an extraordinary secret power of her own"--Publisher's description
The mountain lion by Jean Stafford( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two children are torn between the opposing worlds of gentility and cowboy masculinity as they come of age before World War II in the U.S. West
Duplex : a novel by Kathryn Davis( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Mary and Eddie are meant for each other-- but love is no guarantee, not in these suburbs. Like all children, they exist in an eternal present; time is imminent, and the adults of the street live in their assorted houses like numbers on a clock. Meanwhile ominous rumors circulate, and the increasing agitation of the neighbors points to a future in which all will be lost. Soon, a sorcerer's car will speed down Mary's street, and as past and future fold into each other, the resonant parenthesis of her girlhood will close forever. Beyond is adulthood, a world of robots and sorcerers, slaves and masters, bodies without souls. Once you enter the duplex-- that magical hinge between past and future, human and robot, space and time-- there's no telling where you might come out"--Publisher's web site
Contemporary fairy tale discussion : moderated by Kate Bernheimer [CD, 2010] by Kate Bernheimer( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Moorgesänge Roman by Kathryn Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The thin place : a novel
Alternative Names
Davis, Kathryn

Davis, Kathryn Lynn 1946-

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