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Burns, Olive Ann

Overview
Works: 23 works in 131 publications in 5 languages and 11,328 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Humorous stories  Pastoral fiction  Drama  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3552.U73248, 813.54
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Publications about Olive Ann Burns
Publications by Olive Ann Burns
Publications by Olive Ann Burns, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Olive Ann Burns
 
Most widely held works by Olive Ann Burns
Cold Sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
55 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5,848 libraries worldwide
Modern times come to a conservative Southern town in 1906 when the proprietor of the general store elopes with a woman half his age, and worse yet, a Yankee. The one thing you can depend on in Cold Sassy, Georgia, is that word gets around - fast. When Grandpa E. Rucker Blakeslee announces one July morning in 1906 that he's aiming to marry the young and freckledy milliner, Miss Love Simpson - a bare three weeks after Granny Blakeslee has gone to her reward - the news is served up all over town with that afternoon's dinner. And young Will Tweedy suddenly finds himself eyewitness to a major scandal. Boggled by the sheer audacity of it all, and not a little jealous of his grandpa's new wife, Will nevertheless approves of this May-December match and follows its progress with just a smidgen of youthful prurience. As the newlyweds' chaperone, conspirator, and confidant, Will is privy to his one-armed, renegade grandfather's second adolescence; meanwhile, he does some growing up of his own. He gets run over by a train and lives to tell about it; he kisses his first girl, and survives that too. Olive Ann Burns has given us a timeless, funny, resplendent novel - about a romance that rocks an entire town, about a boy's passage through the momentous but elusive year when childhood melts into adolescence, and about just how people lived and died in a small Southern town at the turn of the century. Inhabited by characters who are wise and loony, unimpeachably pious and deliciously irreverent, Cold Sassy, Georgia, is the perfect setting for the debut of a storyteller of rare brio, exuberance, and style
Leaving Cold Sassy : the unfinished sequel to Cold Sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 3,428 libraries worldwide
Continues the tale of Will Tweedy and life in a Georgia town
Cold Sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
One thing you could depend on in Cold Sassy, Georgia, was that word got around - fast. On July 5, 1906, things took a scandalous turn. That was the day that E. Rucker Blakeslee, proprietor of the general store and barely three weeks a widower, eloped with Miss Love Simpson - a woman half his age and, worse yet, a Yankee! On that day, fourteen-year-old Will Tweedy's adventures began, and an unimpeachably pious town came to life
Cold Sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Just three weeks after Granny Blakeslee's death, Grandpa E. Rucker Blakeslee elopes with a Yankee half his age, which creates a lot of excitement among the residents of Cold Sassy, Ga
Cold Sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A proper southern gent elopes with Yankee gal half his age
Leaving Cold Sassy by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A Grown-up Will Tweedy from the original saga set in Cold Sassy, Georgia
Leaving Cold Sassy by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Presents the sequel to Cold Sassy tree
Leaving Cold Sassy by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
In this unfinished sequel to Cold Sassy Tree, a grown-up Will Tweedy falls in love with a feisty schoolteacher in Cold Sassy, Georgia
Cold Sassy tree : with connections by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
When the preacher of Cold Sassy, Georgia, elopes with a woman half his age, not to mention, a Yankee, the sleepy little town comes alive
U hladu sasafrasa by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Croatian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Cold Sassy tree by Joan Tewkesbury( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 5 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century an older man scandalizes the town of Cold Sassy, Georgia, when he marries a much younger woman shortly after his wife's death
Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The one thing you can depend on in Cold Sassy, Georgia, is that word gets around - fast. When Grandpa E. Rucker Blakeslee announces one July morning in 1906 that he's aiming to marry the young and freckledy milliner, Miss Love Simpson - a bare three weeks after Granny Blakeslee has gone to her reward - the news is served up all over town with that afternoon's dinner. And young Will Tweedy suddenly finds himself eyewitness to a major scandal. Boggled by the sheer audacity of it all, and not a little jealous of his grandpa's new wife, Will nevertheless approves of this May-December match and follows its progress with just a smidgen of youthful prurience. As the newlyweds' chaperone, conspirator, and confidant, Will is privy to his one-armed, renegade grandfather's second adolescence; meanwhile, he does some growing up of his own. He gets run over by a train and lives to tell about it; he kisses his first girl, and survives that too
Genealogical study of the related families Hight, Sigman, Colley, Kimble by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Be-tsel ha-ilanot ha-ahuvim : roman by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Hebrew and held by 1 library worldwide
Cold sassy tree a musical drama in three acts based upon the novel Cold sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns by Carlisle Floyd( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
La Destinée de Mademoiselle Simpson ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Direct ancestral lines of Joel Macon Hight & Celestia Jane Sigman by Olive Ann Burns( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Olive Ann Burns collection by Olive Ann Burns( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The collection consists of correspondence from 1981-1988 primarily from Olive Ann Burns to Anne Edwards and Steve Citron. The collection also includes some correspondence from Andrew Sparks, Burns's husband, to Anne Edwards and Steve Citron. The correspondence discusses the writing of COLD SASSY TREE, Burns's travels, Burns's fight with cancer, coping with death, and the filming of TNT's version of COLD SASSY TREE. Also included is a brief review of COLD SASSY TREE, insightful interview with Burns released by Ticknor and Fields, and an October 14, 1984 ATLANTA WEEKLY article on Burns
Cold Sassy tree by Olive Ann Burns( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Set in Cold Sassy, Georgia in 1906, the novel tells of a romance that rocks the inhabitants of this small southern town. The match between Grandpa E. Rucker Blakeslee, a bare 3 weeks after Granny Blakeslee's demise, and the town's young milliner, Love Simpson, is narrated by Will Tweedy, chaperone, conspirator and confidant to the couple
 
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Alternative Names
Sparks, Olive Ann Burns
Sparks, Olive Ann Burns, 1924-1990
Languages
English (120)
German (3)
Croatian (2)
French (1)
Hebrew (1)
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