Most widely held works by David Wheatley
The wingless bird ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
"On Christmas Eve, 1913, Agnes Conway is working in her family's confectionery shop when she meets well-to-do Charles Farrier. Despite their different backgrounds, Agnes and Charles are immediately attracted to one another. But Agnes soon becomes preoccupied with a family crisis that has consequences far worse than any of them could imagine"--Container.
The rag nymph ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
"On a summer afternoon in 1854, rag and bone lady Aggie Winkowski rescues 10-year old Millie Forester from the streets as the pretty child's unfortunate mother is hauled off to jail. Aggie fully expects to be rid of her amusing but talkative little charge by morning. But the child's tragic circumstances and vulnerability soften the old woman's heart, and the two develop a relationship that changes Aggie's life and shapes Millie's destiny"--Container.
The fifteen streets ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"In turn-of-the-century South Tyneside, John O'Brien is the good-hearted, eldest son of a family torn apart by the drunken brawling of his father and brothe. John works long hours in the docks and adores his talented little sister, Katie. A chance meeting with Katie's teacher, Mary, gives him a glimpse of the life he longs for"--Container.
Monsignor Renard ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a French Catholic priest returns to his home town where his faith is tested by his growing sympathy for the Resistance and his increasing revulsion at the severe measures imposed by the Nazi occupiers of his village.
The tide of life ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Emily Kennedy faces her future with a glad smile and an ever-hopeful philosophy. Her only worry is her delicate younger sister, Lucy. When a tragic set of circumstances force the sisters from their home, Emily is quickly forced to grow into womanhood and take on the responsibilities of an adult. Needing all her strength of will and character to see her through the difficult road she travels, Emily manages to cling bravely to her never-say-die attitude to life.
The girl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
To Anne Thornton, Hannah Boyle would always be The Girl, a bitterly resented, tangible reminder of her husband's infidelity. A family tragedy gives Anne the perfect opportunity to exact revenge on her young stepdaughter for the years of humiliation she suffered while raising the striking young woman. Hannah's personal resources are stretched to the limit as she fights for her freedom, her life and the man she loves.
Catherine Cookson's The girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Hannah Boyle is the illigitimate but beloved daughter of Matthew Thornton, but to his wife Anne she would always be the Girl. A family tragedy gives Anne the opportunity to get revenge for her years of humiliation.
Catherine Cookson's The tide of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
At age sixteen, Emily Kennedy had a lot to be glad about. She loved her job as a maid-of-all-work to the McGilbys, and the only cloud on her horizon was her anxiety about her delicate younger sister, Lucy. But when the invalid Mrs. McGilby died, and Mr. McGilby was killed soon after, Emily grew rapidly from girl to woman, needing all her strength of will and character to get her through.
The Catherine Cookson collection. Set 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"The wingless bird": On the brink of World War I, three very different families are linked by a shopkeeper's daughter who is determined to make a better life for herself. "The moth": In 1913, a talented carpenter leaves the Jarrow shipyards to work in a small village where an encounter with an ethereal girl-child changes his life. "The rag nymph": In an impulsive act of charity, a rag and bone lady in the slums of Victorian Newcastle takes in the 10-year-old daughter of a prostitute. "The fifteen streets": A rugged Tyneside dockworker and the daughter of a wealthy local shipbuilder fall in love and try to bridge the social gulf that divides them.
Spatial technology and archaeology : the archaeological applications of GIS by David Wheatley ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Geographical Information Systems have a powerfuls role to play in archaeological interpretation. This book provides a single reference source for archaeologists- students, professionals and academics- and those in th efield of anthropology.
Catherine Cookson's The rag nymph ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Two love stories set in 19th century England.
The Catherine Cookson anthology. Disc 5, The girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Trapped in a disastrous marriage to local butcher Fred Loam, Hannah must fight for her freedom, her life, and the man she loves.
The Catherine Cookson anthology. Disc 7, The tide of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
This compelling and gritty story, set at the turn of the century, follows the fortunes of young housekeeper Emily Kennedy as she learns harsh lessons about life and love through her relationships with three very different men.
The Catherine Cookson anthology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The cinder path : The cinder path which led from the MacFell's farmhouse would always symbolize humiliation and defeat for Charlie ... until the opportunity arrives for the "loser" to prove himself.
Borges and I ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A study of the Argentine author that combines interviews with him, readings from some of his biographical and fictional writings, and dramatizations of his life and works.
Sonata for trumpet and piano by George Antheil ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Outback voices ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Duo for two marimbas by David Wheatley ( )
3 editions published in 1978 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
World War II the home front ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
This documentary and drama set showcases the physical and emotional suffering of civilians during WWII. Set includes Monsignor Renard and Total War.
The Road to 1984 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Gespeelde gedramatiseerde biografie van het leven van George Orwell, pseudoniem van Eric Arthur Blair, schrijver van o.a. 1984 en Animal Farm. De film wordt doorweven met gedramatiseerde beelden uit zijn boeken.
Abandoned children Anecdotes Archaeology--Methodology Australian poetry Authors, Argentine Borges, Jorge Luis,--1899-1986 Carpenters Catholic Church Charity Children of prostitutes Clergy Criticism, interpretation, etc. Daughters Drama DVDs England England, Northern England--Yorkshire Families Feature films Feature films Fiction Films for the hearing impaired France Frontier and pioneer life Geographic information systems German Occupation of France (1940-1945) Great Britain Historical television programs History Illegitimate children Interviews Jazz Made-for-TV movies Manners and customs Romance films Sisters Social classes Sonatas (Trumpet and piano) Stepmothers Stevedores Television mini-series Television plays Television programs Trumpet and piano music Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women household employees Working class World War (1939-1945)