WorldCat Identities

Meaker, Marijane 1927-

Overview
Works: 48 works in 94 publications in 4 languages and 1,447 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Case studies  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3561.E643, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marijane Meaker
Shockproof Sydney Skate by Marijane Meaker( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Skate considers himself shockproof. For as long as he can remember, he’s known that his fashionable Manhattan mother is secretly a lesbian, although he’s never let on that he knows. He spends his summer days caring for snakes at the local pet shop before leaving for college at Cornell, shrugging off his father’s demands that he skip college and join the exciting world of swimming pool sales for suburbanites. Far from throwing himself into work, Sydney can’t seem to keep his thoughts from wandering to women. He has memorized the sex scenes of every book he’s ever read in order to better seduce the opposite gender. When he’s called to help remove a snake from a bathtub that belongs to the gorgeous and sophisticated Alison Gray, everything changes. But nothing could prepare him for his glamorous mother sweeping the girl of his dreams off her feet
Sudden endings by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game of survival by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hometown by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highsmith : a romance of the 1950's : a memoir by Marijane Meaker( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia Highsmith, author of classics such as The Talented Mr. Ripley and The Price of Salt, was a lesbian who defied categorization during the postwar period. Her dynamic, often difficult life coupled with her sinister crime stories and upbeat lesbian pulp fiction challenged popular stereotypes about homosexuality as well as women writers. To aspiring young novelist Marijane Meaker, however, Highsmith was more than a role model. During their two-year romance amidst the bohemian set of Greenwich Village and the literary crowd of the Hamptons, the pair navigated the underground lesbian bar sce
Rettet die Zärtlichkeit by Marijane Meaker( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanfthand by Marijane Meaker( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drachen in der Nacht by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good-bye by Marijane Meaker( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Schatten des Vaters by Marijane Meaker( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If I love you, am I trapped forever? by M. E Kerr( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in German and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan's senior year brings many changes, some of which are very painful
Sudden endings by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Mädchenturm by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Est-ce bien vous, Miss Blue? by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flanders entre en pension à Charles School, Carolyn Cardmaker, une F. de P., fille de pasteur, l'initie à la vie et aux moeurs de l'établissement. Adolescentes et enseignantes sont confrontées les unes, les autres, chacune avec ses complexes, ses curiosités et ses problèmes. La religion fait l'objet d'une attention particulière. Un portrait intéressant, réaliste et recherché
La nuit du concert by Marijane Meaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drachen in der Nacht by Marijane Meaker( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der 17jährige Erick erfährt, dass sein älterer Bruder an Aids erkrankt ist. Er wundert sich selbst, wie ruhig er die Wahrheit über seinen Bruder aufnimmt. Doch diese Ruhe ist schnell dahin
Mein Lächeln in deinen Augen by Marijane Meaker( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game of survival by Marijane Meaker( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken cable, a useless speaker, darkness. Five frightened people huddled in a crippled elevator about to take its final plunge. And the old games are played out. A novel of shattering human revelation. It hurls five strangers - an aggressive businessman, a neurotic housewife, a pro-football star, and an alcoholic professor - into a sudden, terrifying intimacy, as they are forced to come to terms with painful truths that can save or destroy them all
Game of survival by Marijane Meaker( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five frightened people huddled in a crippled elevator about to take its final plunge, and the old games are played out. Five strangers--an aggressive businessman, a neurotic housewife, a pro-football star, and an alcoholic professor--are hurled into a sudden, terrifying intimacy, as they are forced to come to terms with painful truths that can save or destroy them all
Scott free by Vin Packer( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transgender insurance investigator Scotti House gets caught up in a kidnapping plot among the rich in the Hamptons
 
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Shockproof Sydney Skate
Alternative Names

controlled identityKerr, M. E.

controlled identityPacker, Vin, 1927-

Aldrich, Ann

Aldrich Ann 1927-....

James, Mary

James Mary 1927-....

James, Mary, pseud.

Kerr, M. E

Kerr M. E. 1927-....

Kerr, Marijane Meaker, 1927-

Meaker M. J. 1927-....

Meaker, Marijane

Packer, Vin

Packer Vin 1927-....

ミーカー, マリジェーン

Languages
English (31)

German (30)

French (5)

Italian (1)

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