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Caruso, Barbara

Works: 113 works in 859 publications in 1 language and 28,227 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Science fiction  Biographies  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, nar, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.L5385, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Caruso
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war
The year of magical thinking by Joan Didion( Recording )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this intensely personal, deeply moving account, the author exposes the layers and facets of her life over a year of dramatic and unexpected events. Her daughter's serious illness and her husband's sudden death "cut loose any fixed idea I had about death, about illness, about probability and luck ... about marriage and children and memory ... about the shallowness of sanity, about life itself."
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca is sent from the failing family farm to the home of her spinster aunt. However her aunt may not have known what she was getting into when she offered this free-spirited girl a home and an education
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic story of a beautiful young woman caught up in the shallow and corrupt world of New York society at the turn of the century, where wealth and social status are everything
Tapestry of fortunes : a novel by Elizabeth Berg( Recording )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivational speaker Cecilia Ross, who encourages others to change their lives for the better, realizes that she needs to make changes in her life because she is still reeling from the death of her best friend. Downsizing her life, she sells her suburban home and lets go of many of her possessions, She moves into a beautiful old house in Saint Paul, complete with a garden, chef's kitchen, and three housemates All four women embark on a journey together in an attempt to connect with parts of themselves long denied
The custom of the country by Edith Wharton( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful, calculating Undine Spragg wants more than anything to be stylish. Never satisfied, she is constantly planning her next social accomplishment. In her struggle, she encounters Ralph Marvell, a gentleman from the upper class, who falls helplessly in love with her. But the restless Undine is concerned only for her own well-being, and does not understand the feelings of those who surround her
Rose in bloom by Louisa May Alcott( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Eight cousins in which Rose returns to Aunt Hill and finds herself pressured to marry
A lady of hidden intent by Tracie Peterson( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 1850s British nobleman sends his daughter to Philadelphia to conceal her past and start a new life as a seamstress. But she soon fears a young lawyer may remember who she really is and jeopardize her father's only chance for freedom
Fancy pants by Cathy Marie Hake( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honoring her father's dying wish, Lady Sydney sails from England in 1890 to consider marrying a Manhattan businessman. After finding him unsuitable, she flees the city disguised as a man. But when she arrives at her uncle's Texas ranch, will she continue the ruse?
A family apart by Joan Lowery Nixon( )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860
Beans : [four principles for running a business in good times or bad] by Leslie Yerkes( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the success story of a small Seattle coffee shop, this audiobook is a tasty brew of sound principles and instructive anecdotes
In a blue room by Jim Averbeck( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice wants everything in her bedroom to be blue before she falls asleep
The calico captive by Elizabeth George Speare( )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One early morning in 1754 an Indian raid on a small New Hampshire settlement shatters all young Miriam Willard's hopes and dreams. Forced to march north into Canada she will either be held captive by the Indians or sold into slavery to the French
A lady of high regard by Tracie Peterson( )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CBA best-selling author Tracie Peterson-acclaimed for more than six dozen gripping novels, including the Alaskan Quest finale Whispers of Winter-launches the first installment in a series that stars winsome, independent heroines. Featuring non-stop adventure, endearing characters, and surprising twists, this compelling tale of wholesome love transports listeners to the opulence and privation of 1852 Philadelphia. Charming young socialite Mia Stanley has a knack for matchmaking-and for sticking her affluent little nose into trouble. Much to the dismay of her proper parents and their highfalutin friends, she also writes for Goodey's Lady Book magazine. When her writing draws Mia into the seamy world of the downtrodden, she uncovers shocking secrets that threaten her safety. But as Cupid's arrow tugs her heart in an unexpected direction, she fears her reckless independence may have dashed all hope for true love. Barbara Caruso's exhilarating narration helps charm listeners with the excitement, fun, and romance of Peterson's captivating gem. "4.5 stars ... the romance, humor and adventure are nonstop. Peterson does her research, and it shows in each book she writes. Fans of historical romance will rejoice!"--Romantic Times
The reckoning by Beverly Lewis( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 22, Katherine Mayfield has taken her rightful place as mistress of Mayfield Manor. Her plain Amish childhood is over, and her new world is filled with endless possibilities. Why, then, does Katherine find her thoughts going back to old friendships and the family that raised her? Soon, the beautiful young woman will face choices that may change her faith forever
A promise for spring : a novel by Kim Vogel Sawyer( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Garrett leaves his 17- year-old fiancée in England while he establishes his Kansas ranch and builds her a proper house. But when he sends for her five years later in 1874, it's clear her feelings have changed far more than his. Despite his desire to marry and her wish to leave, they forge a compromise. If she remains as the ranch's housekeeper until spring, he will pay for her trip back home
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1896, Mary Emmons is surprised when her grandmother takes her along to visit an old friend in Toronto named Bethlehem. Mary has led a sheltered life in New York City, far from hardship and danger. But when Mary meets the ancient woman, the personal history she shares removes the blinders from Mary's eyes, forcing the girl to recognize prejudice and injustice for the first time. As a young girl, Suzanna, Mary's grandmother, is sent to live with her uncle in the South. Seeing slaves for the first time, and the horrible way they are treated, Suzanna decides to run away, back to her home in Vermont. When she leaves, though, she is not alone. Disguised as a boy, the young slave Bethlehem escapes with her. As the story of these two brave young women is told through alternating chapters, they share the dangers they face on the perilous journey from Virginia to freedom. Award-winning narrators Christina Moore, Barbara Caruso, and Lynne Thigpen masterfully capture each riveting conflict and difficult decision
A hearth in candlewood by Delia Parr( )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow with family far away, 51-year-old Emma fills her loneliness by caring for her boarding house guests and sharing her own special blend of wisdom and humor. One stormy night, a rap at her door interrupts her musings. The 80-year-old Widow Leonard is standing in the rain, seeking refuge from her sons' constant bickering. Housing this feisty runaway granny, however, puts Emma in the crosshairs of a family feud. But this crisis is more easily resolved than the one which soon looms over Emma's future
Refining Emma by Delia Parr( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When tragedy strikes, Emma graciously welcomes the needy to her boardinghouse. But when two of these guests prove cantankerous, Emma wonders how she and the others will manage. Compounding the turmoil are legal problems that threaten her future. And after her lawyer makes a troubling announcement, Emma must rediscover the true source of her strength
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government
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