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  • Author: Kerouac, Jack (interviewee)

Date: 1968 summer

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 43

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

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Transcript of 1968 interview with writer Jack Kerouac in his Florida home, shortly before his death in 1969. Conducted by three visitors - principally, poet Ted Berrigan - and with the participation of Jack's wife, Stella Kerouac. Part of a Paris…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Stratton, Richard E.

Date: 1991-00-00

Language: English

Find in a Library: 48621796

A history of the Morin family of Island Falls, Maine, situated in an historical account of the lifespan of Acadia - from the prehistoric, to French colonization and expulsion, to the twentieth century. Book one describes prehistory in the…

  • Author: Beaupré, Normand

Date: 2012-00-00

Language: Français

Roman composé d'histoires de vie et de la famille à Manchester New Hampshire, tel que racontées par le personnage-titre et son épouse : Marie Solfège Desruisseaux Brindamour et Athanase T. Brindamour. Les voix, personnalités, et communautés de…

  • Author: Chaisson, John E.

Date: 1984-07-00

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Yarmouth, Maine man's personal account of his first day - with his new small axe - in the "BIG WOODS" with Uncle Edmund, a woodsman in North Yarmouth. His uncle and grandfather, woodcutters, as role models for an author who recalls the boyhood joys…

  • Author: Wood, Pamela

Date: 1984-07-00

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article profiling Antoinette Bernier, 79, and her family in Epping, New Hampshire. Her young life in a New Hampshire town shaped by the brick yards there and the French Canadians - her relatives and husband included - who immigrated to work in them.…

  • Author: Roby, Yves

Date: 1992-1993

Publication: Bulletin de la Société Historique Franco-Américaine

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6284609

Un bref essai sur la grande émigration canadienne-française du Québec aux États-Unis au XIXe siècle. Une exploration des raisons économiques pour ce mouvement populaire entre 1840 et 1930; une explication des conditions de vie et de travail…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Essay exploring the author's personal genealogical quest in Québec. A characterization of the author's French Canadian migrant father in New England and Canada, using many themes and sentiments from Mexican author Juan Rulfo's famous novel,…

  • Author: Hamilton, Catherine

Date: 1988 May

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article describing the town of Madawaska, Maine, in the St. John River Valley, through the perspectives of three generations of the Hébert family. Introduction to Acadian history in the St. John Valley, the twentieth-century industrialization of…

  • Author: Chase, Kim

Date: 2006 Winter

Publication: Descant

Volume: 37

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2380621

Storied reflections on the familial inheritance of an author's personal relationship with dirt. Cleaning habits, life lessons, and attitudes of the author's matriarchs toward the cleanliness of one's home and the neat order of oneself. How her…

  • Author: Gauvreau, Emile

Date: 1941

Language: English

Find in a Library: 334962

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Autobiography of famed newspaperman, Emile Gavreau. His youth in the first decade of the twentieth century in New Haven, Connecticut, and among family in Montréal. A family's pervasive Catholicism; an early attachment to reading; intimate…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 22239995

Book-length collection of 85 selected newspaper columns and magazine pieces written by famed author Robert Cormier of Leominster, Massachusetts, published between 1951 and 1980. Writings featured in this text were printed in the "Fitchburg Sentinel…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1990

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23129491

Short compilation of selected, transcribed segments of interviews conducted with Jack Kerouac between 1957 and 1969. Some of Kerouac's thoughts on ancestry, the Beat Generation, literature, his writing, Buddhism, Catholicism, family, and his hometown…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1955

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1497420

Memoirs of the author's youth as an American transplant in Ottawa, under the quirks and guise of his fainthearted mother and musician father. Childhood, schooling, religion, and observations on family life in Ontario during the era of the first World…

  • Author: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: Levesque, Fr. Gerald A.

Date: 1978

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

Short softcover book in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the St. Joseph's Church building in Old Town, Maine. Contains a parish directory in two forms: alphabetical list including family photographs, and alphabetical list with home address and…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 181139334

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Novel centered around a family of four and a son's retelling of his disrupted youth. An absent, long-haul trucker father and his multiple families; a psychologically troubled mother who claims, among other things, that her children are imposters; an…

  • Author: Desmarais, Barbara

Date: 1997 August 28-September 3

Publication: Maine Times

Volume: 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60621234

Newspaper piece on a woman's decision to share the quilts of her Franco American mother-in-law with Brunswick, Maine's local historical society. The family stories held within the quilts, the experiences of ethnicity and socioeconomic class they…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1973 April

Language: English

Find in a Library: 655738

An exploration of the decision-making trends and cultural value orientations of Franco American adults in Vermont. Presentation of data based on questionnaires completed by French-English bilingual families. A detailed and graphed explanation of the…

  • Author: Boucher, Norman

Date: 1980

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27191804

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A teacher's guide to accompany 10 half-hour episodes of the children's television program, "The Franco File," produced by the Eastern Educational Television Network and New Hampshire Public Television. This program, designed to improve the…

  • Author: Littlefield, Susan

Date: 1982

Language: English et français

Find in a Library: 9985339

The story of a young buy from Québec - Jean-Pierre - who pays a visit to the sister city of his own Thetford Mines: Somersworth, New Hampshire. A day exploring with his new friend, Laurie, takes them to Grandpa's house, through stories of old,…

  • Author: Woolfson, Peter

Date: 1979 (1971)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6523696

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Behavioral and family life patterns of Franco Americans in northeast Vermont. Based on, and compared with, various research conducted on family characteristics and individual roles within French Canadian families in rural Québec. Considerations of…

  • Author: Toth, Emily

Date: 1981 December

Publication: The Journal of Popular Culture

Volume: 15

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1754751

Article profiling Manchester, New Hampshire native writer, Grace (de Repentigny) Metalious. Summary and analysis of her best-selling scandalous novel, "Peyton Place," her reportedly favorite novel, "The Tight White Collar," and her final work, "No…

  • Author: Willis, John

Date: 2006

Book Title: Envoyer et recevoir : lettres et correspondances dans les diasporas francophones

Language: en, fr

Find in a Library: 76870372

Essay on the function of the personal letter in historiography. How trails of correspondence between French Canadians in Canada and the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries tell us about French Canadian migration: migrants,…

  • Author: Martineau, France
  • Author: Avard, Annie

Date: 2006

Book Title: Envoyer et recevoir : lettres et correspondances dans les diasporas francophones

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 76870372

Une analyse de 44 lettres échangées en 1880 par des membres d'une famille à travers la frontière entre les États-Unis et Canada - de la ville de Montréal aux mines de Leadville, Colorado. Quelques explications sur les notions de la famille, la…

  • Author: Martel, Marcel

Date: 2006

Book Title: Envoyer et recevoir : lettres et correspondances dans les diasporas francophones

Language: fr; en

Find in a Library: 76870372

Une exploration de la correspondance par lettre d'un père à son fils au début du XXe siècle, entre deux villes de la Nouvelle-Angleterre - Rutland, Vermont et Springfield, Massachusetts. L'étude d'une correspondance privée afin de mieux…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1988

Language: English

Find in a Library: 17441000

The second in a collection of novels by this North Parsonsfield, Maine author. Set in the fictional, rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes centered around Big Lucien Letourneau, his family, and the other hardscrabble characters in their…

  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1994

Book Title: The Quotable Moose: A Contemporary Maine Reader

Language: English

Find in a Library: 45731570

Short poem about wake services being held in the front parlor of the writer's childhood home. From a Lisbon, Maine native poet. Reprinted from the author's collection, "A Momentary Order," published in 1987. Featured in a collection of Maine writings…

  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 22661818

Collection of poems from Lisbon, Maine native. Noted professor of poetry at SUNY Brockport, and famed translator of some of the works of Rainer Maria Rilke and Anne Hébert. Presented in four sections: I. Angelic Orders: A Bestiary of Angels…

  • Author: Lessard-Bissonnette, Camille

Date: 1936

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 8517171

Ce roman franco-américain essentiel commence en 1900 avec l'arrivée à Lowell, Massachusetts d'immigrants canadiens-français. La nouvelle vie de travail de Victoria (Vic) Labranche, quinze ans, dans les moulins de Lowell.…