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Caruso, Barbara

Works: 111 works in 518 publications in 1 language and 24,063 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  College stories  Road fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M768, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Caruso
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,354 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
The year of magical thinking by Joan Didion( Recording )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,162 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."
Anne of the island by L. M Montgomery( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Anne Shirley and her friends at college
Tapestry of fortunes : a novel by Elizabeth Berg( Recording )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia Ross is looking for a change. She has decided to take time off from her job as a successful motivational speaker and sell her home. She moves in to a beautiful old house in St. Paul, Minnesota, complete with a big front porch, a wild garden, a chef's kitchen--and three roommates. The four women are different ages, but all are feeling restless, and want to take a roadtrip to find again the people and things they miss. One woman wants to connect with a daughter she gave away at birth; another wants to visit her long-absent ex-husband; a third woman, a professional chef, is seeking new inspiration from the restaurants along the way. And Cecilia is looking for Dennis Halsinger, the man she never got over, who recently sent her a postcard out of the blue
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hackles bristle discreetly, lips curl ever-so politely, and every breach of good taste is carefully recorded, as social aspirant Lily Bart launches a desperate bid for a place on the city's elite social register
Rose in bloom by Louisa May Alcott( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Eight cousins in which Rose returns to Aunt Hill and finds herself pressured to marry
The custom of the country by Edith Wharton( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Wharton tells the story of Undine Spragg, a girl from a Midwestern town with unquenchable social aspirations. Though Undine is narcissistic, pampered, and incredibly selfish, she is a beguiling heroine whose marital initiation into New York high society from its trade-wealthy fringes is only the beginning of her relentless ambitions
Beans : [four principles for running a business in good times or bad] by Leslie Yerkes( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the success story of a small Seattle coffee shop, this little book is a tasty brew of sound principles and instructive anecdotes. Authors Yerkes and Decker, renowned for their consulting and business savvy, have done their homework and created "A business fable taken from real life". Beans is the story of how one man learned the four Ps of good business: having passion, focusing on people, keeping it personal, and maintaining product excellence
A hearth in candlewood by Delia Parr( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 553 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
The reckoning by Beverly Lewis( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shunned from the Amish community where she grew up, Katherine Mayfield takes comfort in her volunteer work, her life in the modern world, and in the company of her handsome suitor, Justin Wirth. Yet her Amish upbringing is not far away, for, unknown to her, Katherine's childhood love, Daniel Fisher, is desperately searching for her
A promise for spring : a novel by Kim Vogel Sawyer( )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Promise for Spring by ACF Book of the Year novelist Kim Vogel Sawyer, 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
The calico captive by Elizabeth George Speare( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 536 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
Refining Emma by Delia Parr( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 512 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 lady of hidden intent by Tracie Peterson( )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 494 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
A lady of high regard by Tracie Peterson( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 494 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
Fancy pants by Cathy Marie Hake( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 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?
The confession by Beverly Lewis( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expelled from her strict Amish home Katie sets out to find her birth mother. As Katie draws near to her evil plans are working to tear away their happiness and their inheritance
A family apart by Joan Lowery Nixon( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 466 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
In a blue room by Jim Averbeck( )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice wants everything in her bedroom to be blue before she falls asleep
Look to the East by Maureen Lang( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught on the front lines of the Great War and torn by feuding families, the French village of Briecort is rocked by fear, suspicion, and blame. As the tale unfolds, the chaste and tender love of an adopted villager and a Belgian refugee shines brightly against a dark backdrop of pride, vanity and greed
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