WorldCat Identities

Caruso, Barbara

Works: 108 works in 725 publications in 1 language and 30,851 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  College stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M768, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Caruso
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Recording )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,310 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 )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,195 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( )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,022 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
Anne of the island by L. M Montgomery( )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Shirley, the curious waif who changed Green Gables forever, is beloved by generations of girls. Now the irrepressible Anne has grown into a lovely young woman. Leaving the tranquility of her home on Prince Edward Island, she begins a new life as a freshman at Redmond College. As Anne journeys into a wider world, she faces the tantalizing decisions of young adulthood. Barbara Caruso's tones perfectly capture the spirit of this enchanting red-haired beauty
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 963 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 869 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( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 773 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( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 755 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( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 722 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( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 682 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( )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 647 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( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 619 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( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice wants everything in her bedroom to be blue before she falls asleep
A lady of high regard by Tracie Peterson( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When winsome socialite Mia Stanley insists on researching downtrodden seaman's wives on the docks of Philadelphia for the magazine she works for, she uncovers a scheme that puts her own life in danger
The calico captive by Elizabeth George Speare( )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 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 promise for spring : a novel by Kim Vogel Sawyer( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 572 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
A hearth in candlewood by Delia Parr( )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 563 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
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 561 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
The reckoning by Beverly Lewis( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 557 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
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The year of magical thinking
Little womenThe year of magical thinkingRebecca of Sunnybrook FarmAnne of the islandThe house of mirthThe custom of the countryA family apartIn a blue roomA wrinkle in time
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