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Waldman, Ayelet

Overview
Works: 56 works in 319 publications in 14 languages and 17,513 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Autobiographies  Case studies  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: RC516, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ayelet Waldman
Love and other impossible pursuits by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

54 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard Law graduate Emilia Greenleaf's perfect life with her beloved husband Jack is turned upside down by her new preschool-age stepson, William, a situation that is further complicated when she loses her own newborn daughter
Love and treasure : a novel by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

28 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale inspired by the World War II Hungarian Gold Train follows the 1945 American capture of a locomotive filled with riches and the efforts of a Jewish-American lieutenant's granddaughter to track down a mysterious woman 70 years later
Red Hook Road : a novel by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After John Tetherly and Becca Copaken die in a freak car accident an hour after their wedding, their families are left to bridge stark class and cultural divides, and eventually forge deep-rooted bonds thanks to the twin deities of love and music. Becca's family is well off, from New York, and summers in Red Hook, Maine, a small coastal town where John's blue-collar single mother, Jane, cleans houses for a living. They interact, awkwardly, over how to bury the couple, the staging of an anniversary party, and over Jane's adopted niece, whose amazing musical talent makes a connection to Becca's ailing grandfather, a virtuoso violinist, who agrees to give her lessons. Becca's younger sister, Ruthie, a Fulbright scholar, meanwhile, falls in love with John's younger brother, Matt, the first Tetherly to go to college, before he drops out to work at a boatyard and finish restoring his brother's sailboat, which he plans on sailing to the Caribbean
Daughter's keeper by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Olivia makes a terrible mistake, she is forced to turn to the mother who has never come through for Olivia before, but without her mother's help, Olivia's future hangs in the balance
The cradle robbers by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married, mother-of-two sleuth Juliet Applebaum gets more than she bargained for when she is hired by Sandra Lorgeree, an inmate at Dartmore State Prison, to find the child she had surrendered to foster care and his missing foster parents
Death gets a time-out by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former public defender Juliet Applebaum escapes the trials of being a stay-at-home mother when her old friend, actress Lily Green, asks for her assistance to help clear her brother's name after he is accused of killing their stepmother
Murder plays house by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former public defender Juliet Applebaum finds her new life as a stay-at-home mother, her anticipation of a new arrival in the household, and a search for a larger home interrupted by her investigation into a local murder
Nursery crimes by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliet Applebaum, a former public defender, investigates the hit-and-run death of the principal of an exclusive Hollywood preschool
A playdate with death by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stay-at-home mother Juliet Applebaum, a former public defender, once again returns to the world of crime when she finds herself investigating the mysterious murder of her personal trainer
The big nap by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliet Applebaum juggles the demands of her two young children while investigating the disappearance of her young Hasidic woman babysitter
Bye-bye, black sheep by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their fledgling detective agency has spread its wings--and now partners Juliet Applebaum and Al Hockey, once in the hole, are finally flying high. A Hollywood lawyer uses them regularly to clean up after some of his less-than-discreet celeb clients. They see people come through the doors of their garage-turned-office, seeking defense investigation. They also see insurance investigation cases. But Juliet and Al are about to find out, they ain't seen nothin' yet. Heavenly has come to Juliet with a story too sad for any detective with a conscience to turn down. Her sister, an addict and streetwalker, has turned up dead--and the police couldn't care less. With any luck--and with plucky Juliet doing all she can--Heavenly will learn what she can about her sister's death and, if possible, bring the killer to justice. But it's hard going undercover when you're a tall, gorgeous transsexual.--From publisher description
Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman( Recording )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of four summers, two families, the Tetherlys and the Copakens, endure countless bouts of tragedy, only to find redemption in the most unlikely of places
Inside this place, not of it : narratives from women's prisons by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inside this place, not of it reveals some of the most egregious human rights violations within women's prisons in the United States. In their own words, the thirteen narrators in this book recount their lives leading up to incarceration and their experiences inside--ranging from forced sterilization and shackling during childbirth, to physical and sexual abuse by prison staff. Together, their testimonies illustrate the harrowing struggles for survival that women in prison must endure"--Page 4 of cover
Love & treasure : a novel by Ayelet Waldman( Recording )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale inspired by the World War II Hungarian Gold Train follows the 1945 American capture of a locomotive filled with riches and the efforts of a Jewish-American lieutenant's granddaughter to track down a mysterious woman seventy years later
Love and other impossible pursuits by Ayelet Waldman( Recording )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emilia, a new attorney, lands a job with a prestigious firm and meets Jack, married man. They fall in love and Jack leaves his wife to marry her. When they loose their two-day-old daughter Emilia has a hard time dealing with here new stepson, William, highly intelligent and slightly obsessive and his mother. Throw into the mix a stormy relationship with her own mother and father, and this tale of family troubles grows more intriguing
Bad mother : a chronicle of maternal crimes, minor calamities, and occasional moments of grace by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In our mothers' day there were good mothers, indifferent mothers, and occasionally, great mothers. Today we have only Bad Mothers: If you work, you're neglectful; if you stay home, you're smothering. If you discipline, you're buying them a spot on the shrink's couch; if you let them run wild, they will be into drugs by seventh grade. Is it any wonder so many women refer to themselves at one time or another as a "bad mother"? Writing with remarkable candor, and dispensing much hilarious and helpful advice along the way--Is breast best? What should you do when your daughter dresses up as a "ho" for Halloween?--Ayelet Waldman says it's time for women to get over it and get on with it in this wry, unflinchingly honest, and always insightful memoir on modern motherhood
Kingdom of olives and ash : writers confront the occupation by Michael Chabon( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence--an organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories and saw firsthand the injustice there--and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories.Kingdom of Olives and Ash includes contributions from several of today's most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman. Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will gain unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news, as well as deeper understanding of the conflict as experienced by the people who live in the occupied territories. Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation.Kingdom of Olives and Ash includes contributions from several of today's most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Madeleine Thien, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman. Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will gain unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news, as well as deeper understanding of the conflict as experienced by the people who live in the occupied territories. Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation
The other woman by Natalie Portman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman whose marriage began as an extramarital affair tries to forge a bond with her stepson after her infant daughter dies unexpectedly
And murder makes three by Ayelet Waldman( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first three mommy-track mysteries. Nursery Crimes -- Bored with playdates and trips to the park, Juliet Applebaum, a public defender turned stay-at-home mom, gets off the mommy track to hunt down the murderer of a preschool principal. The Big Nap -- When her infant son's babysitter disappears, an exhausted Juliet and her over-tired kids travel to Brooklyn to find answers, justice, and maybe the chance to get a nice, long nap. A Playdate with Death -- Juliet is happy to be getting some kid-free time at the gym - until her peppy personal trainer dies under mysterious circumstances. Always up for a reason to get out of the house, Juliet jumps at the chance to investigate
Kingdom of olives and ash : writers confront the occupation( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence--an organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories and saw firsthand the injustice there--and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories.Kingdom of Olives and Ash includes contributions from several of today's most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman. Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will gain unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news, as well as deeper understanding of the conflict as experienced by the people who live in the occupied territories. Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation
 
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Love and other impossible pursuits
Alternative Names
Ayelet Waldman Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Ayelet Waldman amerikkalainen kirjailija ja esseisti

Ayelet Waldman écrivaine américaine

Ayelet Waldman escriptora estatunidenca

Ayelet Waldman escritora estadounidense

Ayelet Waldman US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Ayelet Waldmanová

Ṿeldman, Ayelet 1964-

Уолдман, Эйлет

איילת ולדמן סופרת ומסאית ישראלית

וואלדמאן, אילת

וולדמן, אילת

ולדמן, איילת

ולדמן, אילת

לוינסון, נורית 1964-

월드먼, 에일렛

ウォルドマン, アイアレット

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Red Hook Road : a novelDaughter's keeperThe cradle robbersDeath gets a time-outMurder plays houseNursery crimesA playdate with deathThe big nap