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  • Author: Tremblay, Bill

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11443258

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Poetry collection composed of new writings and other previously collected works featured in three of the writer's earlier publications: "Crying in the Cheap Seats" (1971), "The Anarchist Heart" (1977), and "Home Front" (1978).

  • Author: Tremblay, Bill

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3084054

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Volume of poetry from native of Southbridge, Massachusetts and creator of collections "Crying in the Cheap Seats" (1971), "Duhamel" (1986), and the novel "The June Rise" (1994), among other works. Professor in creative writing at Colorado State…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

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Collection of short stories from native of Worcester, Massachusetts and professor of creative writing at Florida International University. Author of the novels "Louisiana Power & Light" (1994), "Love Warps the Mind a Little" (1997), "Requiem, Mass."…

  • Author: Butler, Sandra S.

Date: 2013

Publication: Journal of Gerontological Social Work

Volume: 56

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4392786

Article exploring the contexts and conditions of older age women as increasingly common personal assistance and home care aides in the twenty-first century. This occupation at the convergence of the growing need for home care workers in American…

  • Author: Martin, Jane

Date: 2013-fall

Publication: Confrontation

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60637997

Short story narrating Maxime's detours: from a rare West Coast business trip out of Maine to visit his sister and her partner in San Francisco; from routes of his present to certain back roads of memory.

  • Author: Banks, Russell

Date: 2000 (2011)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42861911

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Collection of previously published and some uncollected short stories, from 1975 to 2000. From the New England-native author of several novels including "Cloudsplitter" and "Continental Drift." Accounts of breaking laws in Katonga, playing hockey in…

  • Author: Kadetsky, Elizabeth

Date: 2014-01-09

Publication: New England Review : NER Digital

Volume: NER Digital

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

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Short short fiction piece of a Lewiston, Maine grandmother, mother, and daughter; family stories whose narrator captures family maladies and how they extend across time. Published for the web on New England Review, NER Digital.

  • Author: Gasbarrone, Lisa

Date: 2012/2013-fal/win

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 54

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article discussing the role of the sacred in Louis Hémon's classic Québec novel, Maria Chapdelaine. Textual evidence of transcedence in Hémon's language and narrative, perhaps "markings" of a traditioned religious sensibility. A…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1686763

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Coming-of-age novel in lighthearted stories set in and around Ottawa, Ontario, amidst the young narrator Robert's extended family of eccentric men and stern women. Robert's small obsession with a much older boarding woman, and other various crushes;…

  • Author: Banks, Russell

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10998820

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Novel following Bob Dubois, a New Hampshire oil burner repairman, and his attempted escape from discontent to a "fresh start" in Florida with his family. Entwined with the story of Vanise, a Haitian emigrant, and the severities she endures with her…

  • Author: Choquet, Joseph P.

Date: 1922

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6908693

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Novel of historical fiction depicting the Rebellion of 1837 in Canada. Philippe Champagne and Edouard Dumas are two young attorneys whose advocacy on behalf of Lower Canada carries them from Montréal to the Québec countryside, and from the…

  • Author: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2012 (2006, Canada edition)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 758646813

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Novel tracing a century of Québec's Hervé family in the United States and Canada, and the genetic conditions that have turned its offspring "alternately [into] brutes or runts" (4). Jude the emigrant boxer in 1960s Georgia and Louisiana, and Isa,…

  • Author: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2009-spr/sum

Publication: Harvard Divinity Bulletin

Volume: 37

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52243319, 1774962

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Personal and historical essay weaving a son's reflections on his Québec-born, rebellious, itinerant father through the changing shape of Catholicism in New France, Lower Canada, and Québec into the 21st century. The persistent grip of a longtime…

  • Author: Lemay, Harding

Date: 1971

Language: en

Find in a Library: 136962

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Memoir of famed television soap opera writer and playwright, Harding Lemay. From his tumultuous early youth - one of thirteen children - on a New York farm along the Canadian border, to his lonely escape to New York City at the age of 17 and the…

  • Author: Egan, Andrew
  • Author: Taggart, Deryth

Date: 2004-12-01

Publication: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry

Volume: 21

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10394971

Study of Maine- and Québec-rooted loggers in Maine's northern woods on the Québec border. Presentation of survey results depicting the attitudes of Maine and Québec loggers toward their occupation, their understanding of public perceptions toward…

  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2011

Language: en

Find in a Library: 555641609

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Narrative of the discovery and inhabiting of the author's homestead along Wyoming's North Platte River. Memoirs from the author's youth and family life, relatives, their cultures and their mobility. Her youth across New England. Historical,…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1982-spr

Publication: Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773426, 807291117

Observations of Jack Kerouac's ethnoreligious background - Franco American and Roman Catholic - and what the author describes as one of three "panels of the survivance triptych" : Catholicism. Historical descriptions of the role and actions of the…

  • Author: Wilcox, Jerry

Date: 1982-fall

Publication: Journal of Family History

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2514766, 40810113

Quantitative analysis of fertility rates among Irish and French Canadian immigrant families as compared to native Massachusetts families in two years of western Massachusetts census reporting: 1850 and 1880. Unique contribution to analyses of…

  • Author: Ouellette, Susan

Date: 2002-09 (fall)

Publication: New York History : Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

Volume: 83

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4862461, 605179974

Article discussing cultural and economic factors in the development of immigrant community and identity in Plattsburgh, New York, between 1850 and 1890 among French Canadians - the largest immigrant group of the time period in Plattsburgh. The impact…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

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Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Chmielewski, Laura M.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 726819031

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Exploration of Maine's religious culture and various religious identities in the 17th and early 18th centuries. A study of religious eclecticism in the New England/New France borderland that complicates conventional notions of Christian orthodoxy, or…

  • Author: Murray, Kathleen Rochefort

Date: 2000-09(2000 fall / 2001 winter)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 30

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on iconography surrounding Ste. Anne - the mother of Jesus' mother, Mary - in the Roman Catholic culture of Québec. Exploration's of the saint's importance for understanding Québec and its people more intimately, first in terms of popular…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Silverblatt, Michael (host)
  • Author: Plante, David (interviewee)

Date: 2008-01-10

Language: en

Radio interview with author David Plante on the occasion of the publication of his novel, "ABC" (Pantheon, 2008). Discussions of Plante's literary engagement with ghosts; with the notions of suffering, belief, and grief; origin and "the ultimate";…

  • Author: Grenier, Ross L.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Memoir compiled from early twentieth-century stories of the author's youth, growing up in a large Canadian immigrant family in the townships of Brassua and Holeb, Somerset County, Maine. Rural family life in northwestern Maine - sporting, housing,…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26801089

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Book of international short stories rooted in Montréal and the US Northeast. Written in English with a recognizable play of languages, especially French and German. From renowned fiction writer and essayist, Clark Blaise, author of such books as "I…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1987

Book Title: On Middle Ground

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16044405

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Short fiction piece about a writer who can be either American (Phil Porter) or French Canadian (Philippe Carrier) depending from which side of the border he is travelling, or upon which side he sits. The complexity of a dual identity lived out in a…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-03-09

Publication: Salon

Language: en

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Short fiction piece by Waterville, Maine writer, Ron Currie, Jr., about a trip to Fenway Park with his dead father. Published in the online magazine, "Salon," with reference to the author's recent novel, "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles" (Viking,…

  • Author: Surette, David R.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56930452

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Book of poems from a Malden, Massachusetts native, containing new poems alongside work from three of his earlier chapbooks. From the author of the more recent, "Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In" (2007) and "The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club"…

  • Author: Laux, Dorianne

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 22299428

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Book of poems from Augusta, Maine native and creative writing teacher at North Carolina State University. Contains foreword by Philip Levine. Republished in 2007 by Carnegie Mellon University Press.