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Kirk, Heather 1949-

Overview
Works: 16 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 768 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Autobiographies  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Heather Kirk
 
Most widely held works by Heather Kirk
Mazo de la Roche : rich and famous writer by Heather Kirk( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller. In 1929, the sequel Whiteoaks also went to the top of bestseller lists. Mazo went on to publish 16 novels in the popular series about a Canadian family named Whiteoak, living in a house called Jalna. Her success allowed her to travel the world and to live in a mansion near Windsor Castle. Mazo created unforgettable characters who come to life for her readers, but she was secretive about her own life and tried to escape the public attention her fame brought
A drop of rain by Heather Kirk( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naomi's best friend has moved away, and Naomi herself is starting at a new high school. Curtis, the artistic guy she likes, seems to be avoiding her, making her feel alone and lonely. On top of lots of difficult homework and an awful part-time job, she also has problems at home
Warsaw spring by Heather Kirk( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1979 eighteen-year-old Eva escapes troubles at home by fleeing to her family's homeland, Poland, where she discovers a previously unknown sister and family members, and experiences life first hand in a communist country
Be not afraid : the Polish (r)evolution, "Solidarity" by Heather Kirk( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ringing the changes : an autobiography by Mazo De la Roche( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare insight into the intimate thoughts of Mazo de la Roche, and the private life she normally kept hidden. The author confesses how strongly she connected with her character Finch Whiteoak, her struggles with wanting to be a boy, and her complicated relationship with her cousin and adoptive sibling, Caroline
Wacousta by Heather Kirk( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who were the Whiteoaks and where was Jalna? : an investigation into the sources of the Jalna novels of Mazo de la Roche by Heather Kirk( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Kirk offers new sources for the fictional Whiteoak family in the world-famous Jalna novels by Canadian author Mazo de la Roche. The Whitesoaks were modelled on an ingenious combination of close relatives of de la Roche and her cousin and life-long companion Caroline Clement. What's more, the Whiteoak's estate, Jalna, was based on a combination of several large properties owned by these relatives in York and Simcoe counties. For the sources of the Whiteoaks and Jalna, biographers would have looked beyond Halton County where de la Roche and Clement lived for a few years when they were in their thirties. They also should have looked beyond Peel County where de la Roche and Clement stayed for a few seasons when they were in their forties. De la Roche's knowledge of rural life came primarily from the people and places of her childhood and youth
The Mazo de la Roche Story 2-Book Bundle : Ringing the Changes by Mazo De la Roche( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mazo de la Roche, author of the acclaimed Jalna series, is revealed in the writings of two luminaries on the subject: author Heather Kirk, and Mazo herself. This bundle unites Kirk's groundbreaking biography of de la Roche with the great Canadian author's memoirs, rereleased now after their original 1957 publication
Mazo de la Roche by Heather Kirk( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller. In 1929, the sequel Whiteoaks also went to the top of bestseller lists. Mazo went on to publish 16 novels in the popular series about a Canadian family named Whiteoak, living in a house called Jalna. Her success allowed her to travel the world and to live in a mansion near Windsor Castle. Mazo created unforgettable characters who come to life for her readers, but she was secretive about her own life and tried to escape the public attention her fame brought
Seeking peace : the Quakers, one of the longest nonviolent resistance movements in history by Heather Kirk( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking peace : the Quakers by Heather Kirk( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to a little-known people, the Quakers or Friends, whose peace work has given rise to one of the longest pacifist movements in history."--
Molecular ecology by Joanna Freeland( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The straightforward writing style offers in depth analysis whilst making often challenging subjects such as population genetics and phylogenetics highly comprehensible to the reader
Be not afraid (r)evolution, "Solidarity" by Heather Kirk( Book )

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

The Quakers or Friends : an historic peace church by Heather Kirk( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to a little-known people, the Quakers or Friends, whose peace work has given rise to one of the longest pacifist movements in history."--
 
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Alternative Names
Kirk, Heather

Languages
English (49)