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  • Author: Labine, Mark
  • Author: Labine, Judy

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 840842060

Historical novel driven by a love story, with a search for treasures extending from the 11th-century Crusades and the Knights of Templar, to the Acadians and Mi'kmaq of 17th-century Atlantic Canada, to colonial Boston. Includes illustrations, maps,…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

Find Online: OL2644840W

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: 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: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1686763

Find Online: OL6719923W

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

Find Online: OL35483W ; OL15136638W

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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

Find Online: OL212506W

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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

Find Online: OL8053238W

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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: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1895 November

Publication: The Pocket Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1762497

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Short story about a French Canadian family newly arrived to Dulham, in New England, and its six-year-old daughter, Mary, who captures the hearts of Dulham's old men. First published in The Pocket Magazine in 1895. Reprinted in The Life of Nancy…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

Find Online: OL25075223M

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: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26801089

Find Online: OL1478722M

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

Find Online: OL10276185M

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: Laux, Dorianne

Date: 2009-06-25

Publication: SmokeLong Quarterly

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Short story about a friend who, always when visiting the narrator, is eager to find a bar. From the author of the poetry collections, "Awake," "What We Carry," "Smoke," and "Facts About the Moon." Appears in the online literary magazine, SmokeLong…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2006-06-15

Publication: SmokeLong Quarterly

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Short fiction piece that finds a retired navy captain long after World War II, and his housekeeper, far from the sea. From the author of "God is Dead," "Everything Matters!" and "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles." Appears in the online literary…

  • Author: Parsons, Vivian (LaJeunesse)

Date: 1939

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1400482

Find Online: OL6382378M

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Novel set near Trois-Rivières, Québec, that begins with the birth of a first child - a daughter, Lucien - to Marie Charbonneau, whose husband Léonce despairs for not having a son to work on their farm. Two hundred miles away, the first-cousins…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1986 Spring

Publication: Grand Street

Volume: 5

Language: en

Find in a Library: 37589723

Short story featuring Joseph Beauchemin, an American expatriate in London, and Dolores, in their apartment in the wake of a public protest. The ways in which they struggle to know one another and to make themselves known - or not - amidst death,…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1997 Fall

Publication: Ploughshares

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2256746

Short story that finds James Briggs in London receiving a New York phone call in the nighttime from the mother of his ex-wife, Joanna, an expatriate in London, alerting him to Joanna's attempt at suicide across town.

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1976 Spring

Publication: The Transatlantic Review

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1590374, 1767694

Short story that finds George returned to his family's New England home and to Hunter, his brother, as they struggle through the emotional aftermath of their mother's funeral. An early work from Providence, Rhode Island-native author of "The…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1999

Language: en

Find in a Library: 40857068

Find Online: OL24770070M

Selections from Jack Kerouac's (1922-1969) earliest imaginative and other writings composed between 1936 and 1943, with introduction and commentary from poet and editor, Paul Marion. Includes notes, poetry, creative and journalistic prose, and an…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1953

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1687374

Find Online: OL6132711M

Autobiographical novel revisiting a boy's childhood in Ottawa and the colorful character of his armchair philosopher uncle, Louis LaFrance. When Uncle Louis's marriage troubles find him moving in with the narrator child and his two parents, the…

  • Author: Dumas, Emma

Date: 1979 (1910)

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7913042

Un roman sur la vie immigrante et catholique d'une actrice dans la ville de Holyoke, Massachusetts; sa communauté et paroisse canadienne-française.

Un roman feuilleton publié en dix fascicules entre 1910 et 1912 par "La Justice" à Holyoke,…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1994-04-00

Publication: Portland: Maine's City Magazine

Volume: 9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29353487

Short story that finds Norman Malloy sitting in a kitchen alone. He segregates himself from his wife, Colette, their infant daughter, and Colette's large extended family as they celebrate in two languages a grandmother's birthday in the living room…

  • Author: Kegley, Alice

Date: 2006-12-18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314398691

Historical novel introducing the author's great-great-grandparents' from Montréal, Québec, and their family's new life after immigrating to Rapid City in the Black Hills area of South Dakota, USA. Begins with the mother - Alphonsine - and her…

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2011 Fall

Publication: Prairie Fire

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9801056

Short fiction piece about a woman's relationship with her mother illuminated in the ticks and increasing demands of her mother's heart condition. A parallel story of the woman's failed relationship with her partner, Mauricia.

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2010 Spring

Publication: The Massachusetts Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1640212

Short fiction piece told from the perspective of Rosaire, a young woman who suffers from a painful and mysterious physical injury. Movements in the relationship between Rosaire and her partner Gabriela, a graduate student, who decides to travel from…

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: Michigan Quarterly Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1757375

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Short fiction piece that finds Liliane coming upon the news of a suicide within the family of a former relative, gripped still by the emotions and tensions surrounding the suicide of her own sister - her tie to this other family - decades earlier.

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: The Southern Review

Volume: 48

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1766210

Short fiction piece that follows Maggie - a Maine woman in Montréal - through a sudden relationship with her "jumelle interlinguistique," Noémi, and with the province and people of which she discovers she may not be a part.

  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1898-06-00

Publication: The Cosmopolitan

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1565217

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Short story that finds a textile mill agent caught between the greed of his directors, the powerlessness and plight of his workers, and the wisdom of a priest around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. A New England…

  • Author: Dufault, Paul

Date: 1938-00-00

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 9373180

Un roman sur Pierre Gagnon, un personnage médecin qui est devenu un nouveau malade dans un infirmerie pour les tuberculeux dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre au début de 20e siècle. Des descriptions vivantes de la vie, des autres malades, et de…