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  • 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: 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: 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: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1994

Book Title: The Quotable Moose: A Contemporary Maine Reader

Language: English

Find in a Library: 45731570

Short story about Maureen, a young woman with distant Maine roots, returning to her "homeland" in a town like Lewiston. Her roommate, Cecile, and the dog named "Bo" that was left in their care with the departure of Cecile's husband. First published…

  • 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.…

  • Author: Gastonguay, Alberte

Date: 1933

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 7724259

L'histoire de Jeanne, fille de Jean, dans le Petit Canada de la ville de Lewiston, Maine, au debut du XXe siècle. Le mort de sa mère, la fierté de son père, sa foi catholique, et les luttes qu'elle endure avec l'amour dans…

  • Author: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1993 Winter

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction set in the author's Bateston, Maine. A man narrates a brief trip to Cecile's Market. His thoughts while limping home with a bag of groceries. Part I of The Façade, a novel in progress.

  • Author: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1993 Winter

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 11

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction set in the author's Bateston, Maine. Madame Simone Lavoie narrates suppertime at home with her family - daughter, son-in-law, and grandson. Mémère's illness and some of the changes it has forced on her routine. Dinner conversation.…

  • Author: Hébert, Richard

Date: 1984

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10866546

Novel told in parallel stories of a father and son. An American artist's eventual return to Canada in search of an identity in the place of his father's birth and death; the father's youthful departure from Quebec to New England many years before.…

  • Author: Beauchemin, Raymond

Date: 2011 November 18

Language: English

Find in a Library: 712851483

From Guernica Editions: "Songwriter Michel Laflamme is stuck in traffic on Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge. While waiting for police to try to talk down a potential suicide, Michel turns on the radio and hears his wife, Bijou, founding member of…

  • Author: Mitchell, Jacqueline

Date: 1977 December - 1978 January

Publication: Maine Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 25733085

Short story about a millworking, mothering woman living in poverty, and the effects of the mill's environment on her dreams and waking life.

  • Author: Langlois, Ron

Date: 1977-11-00

Publication: Yankee

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 34796734

Short story about a troublesome boy in Catholic school on a day the class prepares to make confessions to their parish priest. The boy's scolding from his teacher, Mother Camille, his worrying over which sins he will tell, and the unpredictable…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10996872

The first in a collection of novels set in and about the fictional rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes inviting us into the world of the sprawling and raucous Bean family, often through the eyes of their neighbor, Earlene Pomerleau.…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5765399

A collection of short stories from Maine native and Alabama writer, Fred Bonnie. Back cover reads: "Fred Bonnie traces his family back to Calixte Bonin, a migrant from Quebec who went to Maine a hundred years ago. Ever since then his family has…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2004

Book Title: Mother Knows: 24 Tales of Motherhood

Language: English

Find in a Library: 54685384, 607202903, 607814761

Short story featured in a collection of writings about mothers and motherhood. A man, the narrator, recalls caring for and conversing with his dying mother. Written by the Waterville, Maine author of "God is Dead" (2007) and "Everything Matters!"…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1987

Language: English

Find in a Library: 15221260

Collection of Maine fiction by a Portland, Maine native. Features "The State Meet," a story of a struggling student persuaded by his high school teacher and coach, Fr. Polaski, to join the cross country team. The team travels together by bus to…

  • Author: Tem, Melanie

Date: 2008

Book Title: Otherworldly Maine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 191898145

Short fiction piece told in the first person. A Maine Woods Guide converses with two hunters on a guided trip as they wait, in the guide's daughter's Aroostook County home, for the October fog to clear. Featured in a collection of Maine writings.

  • Author: Bishop, Jim

Date: 1984

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction piece on a Franco American man - his name, his puzzles, his teeth, his temper, and how they were lost - as characterized in the narrations of his son.

  • Author: Nichols, Jim

Date: 2002

Language: English

Find in a Library: 51044695

A collection of short stories largely set in Maine with local characters, written by Maine native and author of the 2011 novel, "Hull Creek."

Features the following stories, in order of appearance:
Magic
The Dilly
C'est La Vie (originally…

  • Author: Miller, John M.

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 47965924

Combination photo book and short fiction collection. A storytelling that is both pictorial and literary: black and white scenic photographs and character portraits from the 1970s, written out with intermittent segments of Vermont regional prose set…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 59755997

The most recent novel in Hebert's acclaimed "Darby Series," depicting realities of family and class in a fictional New Hampshire town. After the death of a young mother in childbirth, and with her wealthy parents seeking custody for the newborn son,…

  • Author: Faulkner, William

Date: 1979 November

Publication: The Atlantic

Volume: 244

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2445096

A short story unpublished in his lifetime, William Faulkner's "Evangeline" was written in 1931. Later included in Joseph Blotner's "Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner" in 1979, printed by the Atlantic monthly in that same year. Its premise, a…

  • Author: Parent, Michael

Date: Unknown

Language: English

Find in a Library: 43722227

Four short stories written for kids of all ages by "story-maker and story-teller" Michael Parent of Lewiston, Maine. Includes the titles, "Tunko the Terrible Giant," "The Princess' Ailment," "Angela the Mud Girl," and "A Blink and a Wink."

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2010

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 43280504 (la version française)

English translation of "Le Petit Mangeur de Fleurs" (1999) - a work of autobiographical fiction from a Biddeford, Maine native. From the author: "Le Petit Mangeur de Fleurs (The Little Eater of Bleeding Hearts) is the story of a boy growing up and…

  • Author: Falla, Jack

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 171584739

Novel about longtime friends that become professional hockey players and end up playing against one another in the deepest of rivalries. Flashbacks into the hockey of the Lewiston, Maine, of their youth. From MacMillan Books: "Veteran Boston…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1983

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8845460

One of Mosher's time-tested Vermont stories, again set in his fictional Kingdom County. About a young French Canadian emigrant who endures hardship from the very beginnings of her life in the United States. Republished in 2004, to the Hardscrabble…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1978

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4136317

A collection of Mosher's early stories. These tales are set in the fictional Kingdom County, Vermont, that serves as the background and community for most of Mosher's works. The collection contains the following titles: Alabama Jones, Burl, First…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1977

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3168446

A Vermont family in financial straits turns to smuggling Canadian whiskey back into a Prohibition- and Depression-era America. Mosher's first novel, introducing us to the author's budding literary relationship with northern rural Vermont - an…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1999

Language: English

Find in a Library: 41488621

An intimate look at rural community life in the American-Canadian borderlands, centered around a Franco American priest, his stories, and his 3000+ page written history of the town in which the novel is set. Recent novel from the creator of the…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2001 October/November

Publication: Eclectica

Volume: 5

Language: English

Short story about the appearances of a stray dog coinciding with a young man's confrontations with death. Throughout the story, especially while reckoning with the fatal illness of his once lively mother, the man struggles through a disabling…