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Thomas, Abigail

Overview
Works: 40 works in 124 publications in 8 languages and 6,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Biographies  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2808.A2, 822.33
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An actual life by Abigail Thomas( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A misbegotten marriage in the 1960s. In college, Virginia and Buddy were so passionately in love she got pregnant and they had to marry. The story picks them up a year later when, as Virginia puts it, "now that we know each other a little better it turns out we are actually strangers." There is no money, no love and no future, but there is a surprise ending
Herb's pajamas by Abigail Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories on four New Yorkers. In the title story, a married man dies of a heart attack while visiting his mistress, in Bunny's Sister, a girl has a difficult time dealing with her mother's boyfriend, and Edith's Wardrobe is on a woman's frustration at being fifty and still a virgin
Getting over Tom : stories by Abigail Thomas( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 stories about women of all ages. They reflect the evolution of female values, from the days of obligatory virginity before marriage to the liberated present. A debut in general fiction by a writer of children's books
Lily by Abigail Thomas( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily, a dog that likes everything in its place and the same activities every day, is scared and upset when moving men come and take everything away
Pearl paints by Abigail Thomas( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using her new set of watercolors, Pearl paints a masterpiece
Earth 2100( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's an idea that most of us would rather not think about -- that within the next century, life as we know it could come to an end. Our civilization could crumble, leaving only traces of modern human existence behind. It seems outlandish, extreme, even impossible. But according to cutting-edge scientific research, it's a real possibility -- unless we make drastic changes now."--Container
Wake up, Wilson Street by Abigail Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his grandmother get up very early and watch the morning activity in their neighborhood
A three dog life by Abigail Thomas( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografisch relaas van de manier waarop een vrouw verder probeert te leven met een man die na een ongeluk zijn geheugen kwijt is
Scribbly gum nature diary : year-round adventures with Australia's plants and animals by Abigail Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes the scribbles on a scribbly gum tree? When's the best time to go tadpole hunting? How come cicadas only sing in summer? Abbie Thomas' infectious enthusiasm for her subject is guaranteed to excite any young reader who wants to discover more about the Australian bush and wildlife"--Back cover
San gou sheng huo by Tang ma si( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition will feature the full text of Shakespeare's tale of tragedy and betrayal. This series is becoming increasingly popular in schools as English and Drama teachers discover the fabulous teaching and learning qualities of these editions
A memoir by Abigail Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spellbinding memoir of a woman coping with the aftermath of her husband's traumatic brain injury
What comes next and how to like it : a memoir by Abigail Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the bestselling author of A Three Dog Life, which "shines with honest intelligence" (Elizabeth Gilbert): a fresh, exhilarating, superbly written memoir about aging, family, creativity, tragedy, friendship, and the richness of life. What comes next? What comes after the devastating loss of Abigail's husband, a process both sudden and slow? What form does her lifelong platonic friendship take after a certain line is crossed? How to cope with her daughter?s diagnosed illness? Or the death of her beloved dog? Is life worth living without three cocktails before dinner? How do you paint the ocean on a sheet of glass? And how to like it? How to accept, appreciate, enjoy? Who are our most trusted, valuable companions and what will we do for them? Instead of painting an ocean, paint a forest, turn it over, scrape the surface, and presto: there is the ocean. When you?ve given up, when you least expect it, there it is. What Comes Next and How to Like It is an extraordinarily moving memoir about many things, but at the center is a steadfast friendship between Abigail Thomas and a man she met thirty-five years ago. Through marriages, child-raising, the vicissitudes and tragedies of life, it is this deep, rich bond that has sustained her. Readers who loved "the perfectly honed observations of a clear-eyed and witty writer" (Newsweek) in Thomas?s "spare, astonishing" (Entertainment Weekly) memoir, A Three Dog Life, will relish this beautiful examination of her life today?often solitary, but rich and engaging, with children, grandchildren, dogs, a few suitors, and her longtime best friend
Collection : a collection of collections by Maureen Cummins( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This project started in 2013 with an envelope of 38 rectangles of paper with hand-painted 'Sacred Heart of Jesus' images presumably painted a century ago by a Mrs. Caulfield, whose name appeared on the envelope. In time for Valentine's Day, Cummins mailed out a selection of the hearts to other women artists she knew would appreciate them and received back, not only thankful messages, but several lists and photographs of their treasured collections. After a difficult year, Cummins requested brief texts from her friends on the subject of love, longing or loss and used those texts to complete this project
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cast gender: mostly males
The papercuts anthology by Katie Eelman; Kate Layte( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At Papercuts, 'the tiny Boston icon' (The Guardian), we're passionate about great books and we're delighted to present our own. Inside you'll find rare works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from the distinct authors we hosted in our first year. From NYT bestselling to hometown treasures, this book of cutting-edge writing encapsulates what happened here."
Safekeeping : some true stories from a life by Abigail Thomas( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully realized tracing of the arc of a woman's life, as startling for its insights as its form, is told in flashes of vivid prose that are alternately serious and effortlessly funny
Mijn nieuwe familie : memoire by Abigail Thomas( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografisch relaas van de manier waarop een vrouw verder probeert te leven met een man die na een ongeluk zijn geheugen kwijt is
San gou sheng huo = A three dog life by Abigail Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What comes next and how to like it : a memoir by Abigail Thomas( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinarily moving memoir about many things, but at the center is a steadfast friendship between Abigail Thomas and a man she met thirty-five years ago. Through marriages, child-raising, the vicissitudes and tragedies that befall them both, this deep, rich bond helped her face whatever comes next with courage, exuberance, and grace
 
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An actual life
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Herb's pajamasGetting over Tom : storiesLilyPearl paintsA three dog lifeScribbly gum nature diary : year-round adventures with Australia's plants and animalsJulius CaesarA memoir
Alternative Names
トーマス, アビゲイル

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