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Donofrio, Beverly

Overview
Works: 36 works in 135 publications in 11 languages and 6,521 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Picture books  Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Case studies  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3554.O536, E
Publication Timeline
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Where's Mommy? by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to keep their friendship a secret from their mothers, a human girl and a mouse make a surprising discovery
Mary and the mouse, the mouse and Mary by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Mary, a girl whose family lives in a big house, is learning things at school, a young mouse whose family lives in a small house within the big one is learning the same things at her school, and when the two eventually meet they become friends
Mafia marriage : my story by Rosalie Bonanno( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a woman married to a hereditary prince of an ancient secret society, the Mafia
Thank you, Lucky Stars by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ally has looked forward to a new school year, especially since she and her best friend, Betsy, have planned since kindergarten to sing in the fifth grade talent show, but Betsy has a new best friend and Ally, shy and prone to cry, is targeted by bullies and a strange new student who is looking for a friend
Riding in Cars with Boys( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of one young woman's journey from hoodlum to mother to successful writer
Riding in cars with boys by Beverly Donofrio( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of honest, funny accounts of Donofrio's colorful and accelerated coming of age in 1960s America
Riding in cars with boys : confessions of a bad girl who makes good by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denied college, Beverly Donofrio lost interest in everything but riding around town in cars, drinking and smoking, and rebelling against authority. She got married and divorced and finally ended up in an elite New England university, books in one arm, child in the other. A book about the compromise between being your own person and fitting into society
Astonished by Beverly Donofrio( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of her vibrant Mexican town, amid good friends, margaritas at sunset, salsa, yoga, mariachis, even before the rapist arrived, a midlife crisis had been brewing. Failed relationships, worn-out dreams, and wavering religous beliefs had tinged Beverly Donofrio's life with despair, flat-lined it to gray. No longer sustained by the religious practices that had nourished her for years, she missed God and had been searching on the internet for a monastery she might join. Now, as the worst thing imaginable happened, she turned to prayer
Astonished : a story of evil, blessings, grace, and solace by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of her vibrant Mexican town, amid good friends, margaritas at sunset, salsa, yoga, mariachis, even before the rapist arrived, a midlife crisis had been brewing. Failed relationships, worn-out dreams, and wavering religous beliefs had tinged her life with despair, flat-lined it to gray. No longer sustained by the religious practices that had nourished her for years, she missed God and had been searching on the Internet for a monastery she might join. Now, as the worst thing imaginable happened, she turned to prayer. - from cover p.[2]
Chłopaki mojego życia : wspomnienia kryminalistki, która wyszła na ludzi by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for Mary by Beverly Donofrio( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entering her 40th year, Beverly Donofrio, a "lapsed Catholic," inexplicably begins collecting Virgin Mary memorabilia at yard sales. Soon, immersing herself in a spiritual quest, she makes a pilgrimage to the holy city of Medjugorje. There, she learns that Mary comes into a person's life only when pride steps out and receives a bonus: hope
Unterwegs mit Jungs : Roman by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1968 träumt die 17-jährige Beverly davon, eines Tages als Schriftstellerin in New York zu leben. Doch das ebenso kluge wie talentierte als auch freche und frühreife Mädchen sieht alle Karriereambitionen in weite Ferne rücken, als sie von ihrem Freund Ray schwanger wird. Nicht nur für sie, auch für ihre erzkonservativen Eltern ein gewaltiger Schock. Neun Monate später hat sie nicht nur einen Ehering am Finger, sondern auch Sohn Jasons Geschrei im Ohr. Mangelnde Erfahrung und Überforderung machen ihr das Leben schwer und auch Ray bringt seine kleine Familie durch Verantwortungslosigkeit und Drogensucht an den Rand des Abgrunds. Beverly reicht die Scheidung ein und muss nun als alleinerziehende Mutter ohne Ausbildung ihren Weg finden. Eine warmherzige humorvolle Geschichte um ein Mädchen und eine junge Frau, die sich trotz widriger Umstände ihren Lebenstraum erfüllt. Romanvorlage zum gleichnamigen Film mit Drew Barrymore
Drengene i mit liv by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meri wa saengjwi by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Korean and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écarts de conduite by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au milieu des années 1960, dans une petite ville du Connecticut, l'héroïne boit, fume de la marijuana, sort avec des garçons ... et se retrouve enceinte à seize ans. Elle décide d'élever seule son enfant Jason et de poursuivre ses études, de devenir écrivaine, tout en travaillant à mi-temps. Elle apprendra, par la même occasion, les années passant, ce que deviennent les enfants de hippies ... Attachant, très accessible, optimiste. Adaptation cinématographique par Penny Marshall avec Drew Barrymore. [SDM]
Sankyū bōizu = Riding in cars with boys( Book )

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

Declarations, essays on American ideals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short video essays, each exploring the idea of equality in modern American life
Os garotos da minha vida : confissões de uma menina mal comportada que se deu bem by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los chicos de mi vida : confesiones de una chica mala by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for Mary, or, The Blessed Mother and me by Beverly Donofrio( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Entering her fortieth year, Beverly Donofrio, a "lapsed Catholic," inexplicably begins collecting Virgin Mary memorabilia at yard sales. Her search for kitsch, however, soon becomes a spiritual quest, leading her to make a pilgrimage to the holy city of Medjugorje. There, she learns that Mary comes into your life only when pride steps out and receives a bonus: hope. In Looking for Mary, Donofrio offers the universal story about a woman who-in a quest for the Blessed Mother-finds herself
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for Where's Mo ... to 1.00 for Os rapazes ...)

Mary and the mouse, the mouse and Mary
Alternative Names
Beverly Donofrio Amerikaans schrijfster

Beverly Donofrio Memoirist, Children's author

도노프리오, 비버리

ドノフリオ, ビバリー

Languages
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Mafia marriage : my storyThank you, Lucky StarsRiding in Cars with BoysRiding in cars with boys : confessions of a bad girl who makes goodLooking for Mary, or, The Blessed Mother and meRiding in cars with boys