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Country Life Press

Overview
Works: 439 works in 910 publications in 1 language and 44,708 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  History  Biographical fiction  Bildungsromans  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Printer, Binder, Publisher
Classifications: PS2972, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Country Life Press
Then and now : a novel by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel which finds a parallel to the turmoil of the 20th century in the duplicity, intrigue and sensuality of the Italian Renaissance. Maugham enters the world of Machiavelli and covers three important months in the career of that crafty politician, worldly seducer and high priest of schemers
Journey among warriors by Eve Curie( Book )

2 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the author's worldwide trip as a War Correspondent, November 1941-April 1942
Tellers of tales : 100 short stories from the United States, England, France, Russia and Germany by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

2 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of classic literary short stories from authors including; Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Balzac, Hardy, Stevenson, Maupassant, Wilde, Kipling, Romanof, Hemingway, Huxley, and more
So big by Edna Ferber( Book )

4 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life story of Selina De Jong, the wife of a Dutch farmer, whose indomitable spirit rises above her many years of hardship
The reptiles of North America; a review of the crocodilians, lizard, snakes, turtles and tortoises inhabiting the United States and northern Mexico by Raymond Lee Ditmars( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the Crocodilians, Lizards, Snakes, Turtles and Tortoises inhabiting the United States and Northern Mexico
China to me : a partial autobiography by Emily Hahn( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A candid account of the writer's life in China during the crucial years 1935-1943. She lived with a Chinese family and met a variety of people: Chinese journalists, British diplomats, Japanese agents, American businessmen, intellectuals, crooks, dignitaries and adventurers. She lived in China at the beginning of the Chinese Civil War, fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government and the Communist Party of China (CPC)
Kate Fennigate by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character sketch of Claire and the long procession of men who loved her
Thunder on the left by Christopher Morley( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about children at a party who decide to spy on their elders and their tangled lives
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending an eventful day at the fair held on New Year's Eve, Mei Li arrives home just in time to greet the Kitchen God
Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington( Book )

4 editions published between 1921 and 1923 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of young woman's efforts to overcome the handicaps of little money and mediocre family
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 1922 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter's 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He travelled to Austin in 1884, where he took a number of different jobs over the next several years, first as pharmacist then as a draftsman, bank teller and journalist. He also began writing as a sideline to employment. Porter's most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to be near his publishers. He wrote 381 short stories while living there. He wrote a
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

5 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fans of classic short fiction will relish this collection of gems from one of the unquestioned masters of the form. From a down-on-his-luck troubadour to a talking statue, Sixes and Sevens is populated by a cast of quirky, endearing characters that only O. Henry could conjure, not to mention plenty of the author's trademark plot twists and surprise endings. It's a must-read for anyone hankering for a dose of entertaining, well-wrought writing
The harvester by Gene Stratton-Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 1911 and 1916 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the "Limberlost", a vast primitive swamp in Indiana. The author's most popular novel, based on the personality of father
The magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918, The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The family serves as a metaphor for the old society that crumbled after the Industrial Revolution while a middle-western town spread and darkened into a city. George Amberson Minafer is the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of industrial tycoons and land developers whose power comes not through family connections but through financial dealings and modern manufacturing, George descends from the Midwestern aristocracy to the working class. As the wheels of industry transform the social landscape, the definitions of ambition, success, and loyalty also change
Where the blue begins by Christopher Morley( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of anthropomorphized dog, Mr. Gissing, who lives in an ordinary way, until he begins to search for truth, God, and the meaning of life
Penrod by Booth Tarkington( Book )

3 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of the American boy
The midlander by Booth Tarkington( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mid-uest Babbitt, whose dream bring him unhappiness
The autocracy of Mr. Parham : his remarkable adventures in this changing world by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Parham is a traditional academic disappointed with the social trends of his time. Sir Bussy Woodcock is an intelligent but unrefined self-made millionaire. The pair happen to meet one day and form an unlikely relationship; Sir Bussy interested to learn something of culture and Mr Parham looking for funding for a high-quality periodical. "The Autocracy of Mr. Parham - His Remarkable Adventures in This Changing World" is a novel written by H. G. Wells and first published in 1930
The flirt by Booth Tarkington( )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
カントリー・ライフ・プレス駅

Languages
English (69)