WorldCat Identities

Caruso, Barbara

Works: 108 works in 707 publications in 1 language and 31,298 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  History  Biographies  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  College stories 
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 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, a mischievous, red-haired, 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( )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,322 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
Anne of the island by L. M Montgomery( )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Anne Shirley (introduced in Anne of Green Gables) and her friends at college
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,046 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 year of magical thinking by Joan Didion( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,042 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."
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 985 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 )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 868 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 791 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 767 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 732 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 711 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( )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 658 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 633 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 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miriam Willard and her family are taken captive by Indians from a New Hampshire settlement and brought to Canada as prisoners at the beginning of the French and Indian War
A lady of high regard by Tracie Peterson( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 586 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
A promise for spring : a novel by Kim Vogel Sawyer( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 581 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
A hearth in candlewood by Delia Parr( )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 576 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 568 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
Refining Emma by Delia Parr( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 559 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
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The year of magical thinking
Little womenAnne of the islandRebecca of Sunnybrook FarmThe year of magical thinkingThe house of mirthThe custom of the countryA family apartIn a blue roomA wrinkle in time
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