Most widely held works about Dawn Powell
Most widely held works by Dawn Powell
Novels, 1930-1942 by Dawn Powell ( Book )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
Novels, 1944-1962 by Dawn Powell ( Book )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
The Golden Spur by Dawn Powell ( Book )
22 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Jaimison, the engagingly amoral hero, combs the bars and cafes of Greenwich Village seeking the author, painter or academic who is the indiscrete youth that he might have been. All the while he commits several of his own indiscretions, in this witty and accurate portrayal of bohemian New York in the 1950's.
My home is far away by Dawn Powell ( Book )
19 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
One of the permanent masterpieces of childhood, comparable with David Copperfield, What Maisie Knew and the early reminiscences of Colette" (New York Times Book Review). In this family chronicle set at the turn of the century, and the most autobiographical of Powell's novels, young Marcia Willard's family struggles to keep up with the changing times and Marcia endures disillusionment and cruelty to forge a survivor's sense of independence.
The locusts have no king by Dawn Powell ( Book )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and French and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Les héros évoluent dans le milieu littéraire new-yorkais des années quarante. Frédéric Olliver, un écrivain désargenté, entretient une liaison avec Lyle, mariée à un homme de théâtre. Une nouvelle rencontre dans la vie de Frédéric va bouleverser leurs vies respectives. Tous les deux se retrouvent, perdus, en marge de la société.
Dawn Powell at her best by Dawn Powell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
The diaries of Dawn Powell, 1931-1965 by Dawn Powell ( Book )
9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
The wicked pavilion by Dawn Powell ( Book )
15 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A New York dans les années 1940, le café Julien est un rendez-vous incontournable. Avec ses serveurs bougons à l'accent prononcé et ses plats aux noms à dormir debout, cette brasserie à la française est le théâtre des rencontres d'amants occasionnels, de peintres méconnus, etc. Ce roman dépeint avec humour la société new-yorkaise de l'époque, son hypocrisie, son souci de renommée, sa frivolité.
A time to be born by Dawn Powell ( Book )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and French and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Selected letters of Dawn Powell, 1913-1965 by Dawn Powell ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Angels on toast by Dawn Powell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and French and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Sunday, Monday, and always by Dawn Powell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 1999 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Four plays by Dawn Powell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Come back to Sorrento by Dawn Powell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2000 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
The happy island by Dawn Powell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1938 and 1999 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Young playwright Jefferson Abbott arrives in New York City and is astonished with his childhood sweetheart, Prudence Bly, now a nightclub singer, and her circle of friends and their activities.
The bride's house by Dawn Powell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1929 and 1998 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
"In the closing years of the nineteenth century, Sophie Truelove,a thwarted and uncommonly self-aware young woman, is hopelessly torn between the safety and kindness offered by her dull, respectable husband and the temptations of a dashing and mysterious stranger."
Turn, magic wheel by Dawn Powell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
In this hilarious skewering of the New York literary scene, a scheming writer has stolen the life story of his friend -- the wife of a famous, Hemingway-like novelist -- to use in his own novel. And that's only one of the betrayals in this sharp lampoon of the cosmopolitan literati. Dawn Powell considered this her best satire.
Dance night by Dawn Powell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1930 and 2000 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The story of a country boy by Dawn Powell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2001 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"Christopher Bennett grew up ambitious, bright, and hardworking on an Ohio farm. His first wage-earning job was in a foundry. An imposing physical specimen, a World War I volunteer, and a square shooter, he rises to levels of wealth and power generally open only to the East Coast-educated sons of corporate vice-presidents. When he ultimately earns the position of general manager at a steel corporation, it never occurs to him that he has deserted his heritage." -- Back cover.
A cage for lovers by Dawn Powell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
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Powell, Dawn, 1897-1965
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