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Corona, Laurel 1949-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 109 publications in 8 languages and 8,030 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Biographies  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3603.O7687, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Laurel Corona
The mapmaker's daughter : a novel by Laurel Corona( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the Jewish expulsion from Spain, Amalia Riba stands at a crossroads. In a country violently divided by religion, she must either convert to Christianity and stay safe, or remain a Jew and risk everything. It's a choice she's been walking toward her whole life, from the days of her youth when her family lit the Shabbat candles in secret. Back then, she saw the vast possibility of the world, outlined in the beautiful pen and ink maps her father created. But the world has shifted and contracted since then. The Mapmaker's Daughter is a stirring novel about identity, exile, and what it means to be home. A close look at the great costs and greater rewards of being true to who you really are. A lyrical journey to the time when the Jews of Spain were faced with the wrenching choice of deciding their future as Jews a pivotal period of history and inspiration today
The four seasons : a novel of Vivaldi's Venice by Laurel Corona( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters in 18th century Venice, abandoned as babies, grow up to different futures. One marries into a great aristocratic Venetian family, and the other becomes a violin virtuoso and Antonio Vivaldi's muse
Hunting down the terrorists : declaring war and policing global violations by Laurel Corona( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the "international war on terror" which was begun in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks, including military, technological, economic, and other weapons being employed
Afghanistan by Laurel Corona( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the people, land, culture, history, and future of the nation of Afghanistan
Until our last breath : a Holocaust story of love and partisan resistance by Michael Bart( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the co-author's parents' secret role in the Avengers Jewish resistance movement, including their dramatic escape with fellow members of the underground and their relationship with Zionist leader Abba Kovner
The Russian Federation by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, geography, people and culture of the individual countries that form what is now known as the Russian Federation, as well as its geo-political role in current world affairs
Penelope's daughter : a novel by Laurel Corona( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father, Odysseus, away and her mother, Penelope, dealing with power-hungry suitors, Xanthe reminisces about her upbringing among slaves, her years spent in hiding with Helen of Troy, and her sexual awakening in the arms of the man she loves
Norway by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Norway including its history, people, arts and entertainment, and future
Ethiopia by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, geography, climate, government, culture, people, and modern aspects of Ethiopia
Ukraine by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the discovery, history, geography, people, and culture of the former Soviet republic, Ukraine, as well as its geo-political role in current world affairs
The World Trade Center by Laurel Corona( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and construction of the massive World Trade Center, daily operations, and the tragic events of September 11, 2001
Kenya by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people, history, and culture of Kenya and discusses its state of affairs and place in the world today
Brazil by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people, and history of Brazil and discusses its current state of affairs and place in the world today
Israel by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the vision of a Jewish homeland, the founding of Israel, and the struggles and dangers of daily life in Israel
Finding Emilie by Laurel Corona( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharing a sisterly relationship with the court-minded daughter of her guardian, Lili of pre-Revolution France attends a convent school where independent thinking is punished and where she struggles with private ambitions to be more than a pious and dutiful wife
Poland by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of Poland including its history, struggle for sovereignty, Nazi and Communist rule, cultural heritage, and modern day life
South Africa by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the geography, people, history, and culture of South Africa and discusses its current state of affairs
France by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of France from prehistoric times to the twentieth century and discusses its culture, daily life, economics, and social changes
Judaism by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism
Peru by Laurel Corona( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people and history of Peru and discusses its current state of affairs and place in the world today
 
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Alternative Names
Kūrunā, Lauril 1949-

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