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Frank, Dorothea Benton

Overview
Works: 70 works in 584 publications in 1 language and 47,999 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Love stories 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS3556.R3338, 813.6
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Publications about Dorothea Benton Frank
Publications by Dorothea Benton Frank
Most widely held works by Dorothea Benton Frank
The land of mango sunsets by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,964 libraries worldwide
Having left behind the island family cottage of her youth, a soul-weary woman struggles to come to terms with questionable choices from her past while endeavoring to remember life lessons about love and magic
Shem Creek : a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 2,903 libraries worldwide
Meet Linda Breland, single parent of two teenage daughters. The oldest, Lindsey, who always held her younger sister in check, is leaving for college. And Gracie, her Tasmanian devil, is giving her nightmares
Return to Sullivan's Island by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,866 libraries worldwide
Newly graduated from college and an aspiring writer, Beth Hayes craves independence and has a world to conquer. But notions of travel, graduate study, and writing the great American novel will have to be postponed. Beth is elected by her elders to house-sit the Island Gamble. Surrounded by the shimmering blue waters of the Atlantic, the white clapboards, silver tin roof, and confessional porch have seen and heard generations of Hamiltons. But will ghosts of the Island Gamble be watching over Beth?--From publisher description
Full of grace by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 2,852 libraries worldwide
For Big Al and Connie, their move from New Jersey to Hilton Head, South Carolina, has been fraught with complications, especially for their daughter Grace, a thirty-two-year-old single, Catholic woman struggling for independence
Lowcountry summer by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,849 libraries worldwide
When Caroline Wimbley Levine returned to Tall Pines Plantation, she never expected to make peace with long-buried truths about herself and her family
Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,839 libraries worldwide
Returning to Folly Beach, her childhood home, newly widowed Cate Cooper, whose late husband's financial exploits have left her homeless and broke, discovers that it is possible to go home again and discover the person she was meant to become
Bulls Island by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,835 libraries worldwide
Betts hasn't been back to Bulls Island since the tragic night that ended her engagement to Charleston's golden boy. Twenty years later, she leaves her comfortable life and is back in contact with everything she's tried to hard to forget
Pawleys Island : a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,781 libraries worldwide
Hoping to sell some of her watercolors, Becca Sims wanders into the seaside Gallery Valentine, never expecting that her life will be transformed by the gallery owner and his best friend, in a novel set in small-town South Carolina
Isle of Palms : a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,719 libraries worldwide
Anna Lutz Abbot finds her life turned upside down when her much-changed daughter arrives home from college, her wild and sexy ex-husband comes for a visit, her best friend takes up with her father, and Anna herself is enjoying a fling
Porch lights by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,713 libraries worldwide
When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman with the NYFD, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, Jackie, and ten-year-old son, Charlie, are devastated. Charlie idolized his dad, and now the outgoing, curious boy has become quiet and reserved. Trusting in the healing power of family, Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivans Island. Crossing the bridge from the mainland, Jackie and Charlie enter a world full of wonder and magic--lush green and chocolate grasslands and dazzling red, orange, and magenta evening skies; the heady pungency of Lowcountry Pluff mud and fresh seafood on the grill; bare toes snuggled in warm sand and palmetto fronds swaying in gentle ocean winds
The last original wife by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,433 libraries worldwide
"Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the last original wife among her husband's group of cronies. They've all traded in for younger ... blonder ... more enhanced models. But she is proud of her status and the longevity of her marriage. Sure the spark isn't quite there the way it once was. And it would be nicer if her husband paid a bit more attention to her desires but there's something to be said for a comfortable relationship. Or at least she thinks so until one day, out golfing with her husband and his friends, she falls into a manhole. And nobody realizes that she's gone. With her eyes finally open to what her perfect life has truly become, Leslie must trust in the healing powers of South Carolina's lush beaches, beautiful sunsets, and feisty residents. The Last Original Wife is a classic tale of friendship and love dipped in the salty waters of a South Carolina summer"--
Sullivan's Island : a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,277 libraries worldwide
In alternating chapters telling of her life in the 1960s on Sullivan's Island and in downtown Charleston in the 1990s, Susan Hayes deals with her incredible island family, her job at the Charleston County Library, and her life as a single mother
The Christmas pearl by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,145 libraries worldwide
The matriarch of a family of belligerent idiots, Theodora finds her efforts at bringing them together for a South Carolina Christmas reunion have gone badly awry, until a very special someone uses Gullah magic and common sense to bring about a miracle
The hurricane sisters by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
When an emotional hurricane blows through their lives, testing them in ways they never thought possible, twenty-three-year-old Ashley Anne Waters, her mother Liz, and Maisie, the family matriarch, must turn to each other for strength and support as the bonds they share are ultimately transformed
Plantation : a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Carolina Wimbley Levine had always sworn she'd never go home again, but when she must return to "see about Mother," she learns that Miss Lavinia, the Queen of Tall Pines Plantation, is filled with secrets and as maddeningly eccentric as ever
Folly beach [a lowcountry tale] by Dorothea Benton Frank( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
To many, Folly Beach is one of the most beautiful and idyllic of places. But to Cate Cooper, it is the place that harbors many bad memories from the past. She never planned on coming back, but her late husband has left her both penniless and without a home. As Cate takes inventory of her life, she looks to Folly Beach's history for answers to her future
Porch lights by Dorothea Benton Frank( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
As a nurse serving in Iraq, TK has seen tragedy and hope, pain and miracles. But not even the terror and hardship of war can prepare her for the challenges that face her when she learns that her husband was killed in a car accident. Lost and directionless, floating on a sea of grief and unable to care for her son alone, she returns to the South Carolina Lowcountry of her youth, to Sullivan's Island
Bulls island by Dorothea Benton Frank( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
The blue-blooded Langley family and the new-money Barretts are at odds over the impending wedding of JD and Betts. And then a shocking event on the night of their engagement changes everything
Return to Sullivans Island by Dorothea Benton Frank( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
New York Times best selling author Dorothea Benton Frank returns to the setting of her first novel and her childhood home, a North Carolina beach town, in this touching Southern novel
The last original wife [a novel] by Dorothea Benton Frank( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
The New York Times bestselling author dissects a successful marriage in this heartfelt tale full of her infectious wit, irresistible charm, and sultry Southern Carolina sunrises
 
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Alternative Names
Benton Frank Dorothea
פרנק, דורותיאה בנטון. לוינסון, נורית
フランク, ドロシア・ベントン
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English (377)
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