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  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2001 July/August

Publication: Eclectica

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 370158292

Short story about the relationship between father and son. The father, a Vietnam War veteran who speaks little of his war experience, narrates the persistence of a son whose interest in his father's war involvement drives both son and father to ask…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Book Title: New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond

Language: English

Find in a Library: 71800711

Short story about French-Canadian grandparents, the pull of family, and irrevocable realities of class and culture. From the Waterville, Maine author of "God is Dead" and "Everything Matters!"

  • Author: Chase, Kim

Date: 1998 Summer

Publication: South Road: The Literary Journal of Martha's Vineyard

Volume: 1

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 40561813

Short prose piece that comes out of the distance between a dying mother who loses her ability to speak English, and a searching daughter who, unlike her older siblings, can neither speak nor understand her mother's French.

  • Author: Gosselin, Henri

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 47671730

Fictional account of a French missionary to the Huron people in colonial New France on the eastern half of modern-day Canada. From the back of the text: "A historical novel based on the true story of Eustache Lambert's heroic service as a devoted…

  • Author: Gosselin, Henri

Date: 1998

Language: English (traduction en français disponible)

Find in a Library: 42249878

Historical fiction piece about a French Canadian spy participating in the American Revolution and risking, from the threats of his Canadian bishop, excommunication from the Catholic Church. Based on actual events.

  • Author: Genest, Eloise

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49396582

A 21st-century novel about Louisiana's colonial period, and the demise of French power on the North American continent before the end of the 1700s.. From Amazon.com: " It is the period of the Enlightenment in France and Europe, and early French…

  • Author: Fuller, Robert G., Jr.

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 466715527

A crime novel set in a small fictional Maine town. Written by local attorney and resident of Central Maine. From the author's website: "Why would anyone want to kill Harvey Coburn? This question perplexes Maine state police detective Martin Counihan.…

  • Author: Field, Rachel

Date: 1931

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4411669

Young adult novel about a French girl orphaned upon her arrival in America. Follows her through the loss of her family, her adaptations to servitude, and her coming-of-age in the New World. Winner of a Newbery Honor Award for youth literature in…

  • Author: Cather, Willa

Date: 1931

Language: English

Find in a Library: 167912

Novel set in seventeenth-century Canada - New France - maneuvering between a widower, his family and guests, and the great political figures of the time. Written by Cather out of a brief obsession with Québec and French Canada in the early twentieth…

  • Author: Cather, Willa

Date: 1927

Language: English

Find in a Library: 346243

The famed Middle-American author of "O Pioneers!" writes a novel about French Catholic priests on a mission to New Mexico in the middle of the nineteenth century. Cather writes out Mexican custom and Roman faith as they merge in the desert at the…

  • Author: Caffee, Gabrielle Leboeuf

Date: 1993

Language: English

Find in a Library: 266161022

Experimental, semi-biographical fiction about the movement of people and culture through Bas Canada et les États-Unis. A self-proclaimed "case study" of imagined ancestral movement from North to South, and the evolution of culture along that…

  • Author: Albert, Félix

Date: 1909 (1991)

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 21761314

Translated and republished autobiography of French-Canadian immigrant to Lowell, Massachusetts, originally made public at the beginning of the 20th century. Introduction written by Frances H. Early. From the book jacket: "This is the story of a…

  • Author: Duval-Thibault, Anna-Marie

Date: 1888 (1979)

Language: Français (English translation available)

Find in a Library: 6582362

Un roman qui commence à Montréal avec Maria qui, contre son coeur, épouse un homme de la faveur de ses parents - l'homme qui est aussi a la faveur du première de deux testaments d'une femme très riche. Nous demandons: où est le deuxième…

  • Author: Ducharme, Jacques

Date: 1939

Language: English

Find in a Library: 884728

One of the first novels written in English by a Franco American on the long-told Canadian immigration narrative. Tells the tale of a family leaving Canada for the United States near the beginning of the twentieth century. From the author of the…

  • Author: Despres, Lewellyn Michael

Date: 1986

Language: English

Find in a Library: 15041772

Novel by Aroostook County, Maine, writer, about the death of a son in a northern Maine family.

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7446073

A collection of short stories loosely connected, all based on the premise of the death of God. From Viking Press: "Ron Currie's gutsy, funny book is instantly gripping: If God takes human form and dies, what would become of life as we know it?…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 268957344

Waterville, Maine, native Ron Currie, Jr.’s sophomore effort, Everything Matters!, is not a story about aliens – although it could be. The voice in Junior Thibodeau’s head has told him precisely when the world will end. Lecturing…

  • Author: Crépeau, Georges

Date: 1892-00-00 (créé)

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 6471886

Un petit roman policier. L'amour et un assassiner dans un village tranquille. Écrit à Lowell, Massachusetts, en 1892. Republié en 1979 avec le support de Title VII ESEA and le NMDC. Le livre commence: "Mort!...Oui mort!...On crut d'abord au…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1974

Language: English

Find in a Library: 722968

Young adult novel about the violence of peer pressure and the search for adolescent identity. From Laurel Leaf Books: "Refusing to sell chocolates in the annual Trinity School fund-raiser may not seem like a radical thing to do. But when Jerry…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1965

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1407127

From Dell Publishing: "Tommy Bartin is 70 years old, retired, and lives in an infirmary. When he receives a windfall of $63.00, he heads downtown to resume his former existence and learns that life still holds many surprises--even for someone who…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1960

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1436332

Cormier's first novel, partly inspired by the death of his father, chronicles the life changes that come with the illness and potential death of his protagonist, Alph LeBlanc.

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1977

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3925983

A back-and-forth between third- and first-person narration, "I Am The Cheese" is Adam's journey to visit his ailing father, as well as our own trip through Adam's returning memories as they are laid out in psychiatric therapy. From Knopf Publishing:…

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1988

Language: English

Find in a Library: 17478423

From Delacorte Press: "Paul Moreaux, the thirteen-year-old son of French Canadian immigrants, inherits the ability to become invisible, but this power soon leads to death and destruction."

  • Author: Cormier, Robert

Date: 1963

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1630266

From Laurel Leaf Books: "Already a widow with three kids, Gracie Adams is pregnant again. Things are bound to be tough, but Gracie never gives up hope of finding a love that will once again pull everyone together as a real family. A strikingly honest…

  • Author: Chopin, Kate

Date: 1899 (2003)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10404436

Chopin's classic American novel "The Awakening" (1899) and some of her short stories published previously. From the publisher: "'The Awakening' shocked turn-of-the-century readers and reviewers with its treatment of sex and suicide. In a departure…

  • Author: Brennan, William

Date: 2004

Language: English

Find in a Library: 623978169

From PublishAmerica:"The Great Depression has dealt the cotton textile industry repeated blows. Mills are failing and unemployment is rampant. Irish and Franco-American workers in the fictional Southeastern New England town of Millbank,…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4503478

From Gale Literature: "'Lunar Attractions' (1979) recalls many of the themes and settings of [Blaise's] short stories--the child, David Greenwood, who discovers his French-Canadian ancestry (his real name is Boisvert), the dislocations of life in…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 595396

Short stories infused with a narrative consciousness of the subtle ethnic and linguistic differences that complicate relationships between characters. Written by a Canadian author, these stories often play with Canadian/American, English/French…

  • Author: Belair, Richard L.

Date: 1991

Language: English

Find in a Library: 21195458

Novel about conflict between Irish and French Canadian communities in the Catholic parish of a New England town where the "Fathers" play a particularly important role. From the text, a review by Robert Courmier: "In a New England city teeming with…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 304550258

From the author's website: "Professor Emeritus Beaupré enjoyed teaching world literature and French Impressionism as well as Post-Impressionism during his college career. Over the years, he developed a special liking for Van Gogh, the man, his…