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  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 77139371

Novel about WWII and its effects on soldiers and civilians alike. Explores the similar experiences of one boy from New England and one from Berlin. An attempt to remember the War's "forgotten undesirables:" Gypsy, gay, African American, Japanese…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2002

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 48942668

Passages of inventive folklore that indulge in the mysterious characteristics of water and light. D'Editions JCL: "[Beaupré] utilise l'eau et la lumiere comme ingrédients magiques pour créer des êtres et des lieux qui donneront la vie aux mythes…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 1999

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 43280504

Un roman quasi-autobiographique, sur la vie d'un jeune dans "un petit Canada" de la Nouvelle-Angleterre.

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2006

Language: Français (English translation available)

Find in a Library: 122931605

A monologue on life and love, written in the French vernacular of Biddeford, Maine. Based on a Southern Maine character from an earlier of Beaupré's novels, "Le Petit Mangeur de Fleurs" (1999). De Llumina Press: "[La Souillonne] se 'debourre…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2008

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 251338043

From the author's website: "The dramatic monologue, La Souillonne, was such a tremendous success for its author, Norman Beaupré, that it prompted a friend of his to say, 'There must be a follow-up to this.' The author replied that he had not…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2005

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 145498315

De Llumina Press: "...l'histoire de sa [Beaupré] grand-mere maternelle venue du Québec avec son mari et leurs dix enfants pour prendre demeure aux Etats-Unis dans un village du New Hampshire."

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

From the author: "This novel can be seen as a companion work to Beaupré's recent publication on Van Gogh. Both are based on the historical and aesthetic facts surrounding the lives of the two artists, Van Gogh in Arles and Friant in the…

  • Author: Beaulieu, Victor-Lévy

Date: 1978

Language: Français (English translation available)

Find in a Library: 5982692, 184816014

The back cover of the text reads: "'A Québécois Dream' is a nightmare vision of what happens to a man who is dispossessed, impotent, afraid and filled with rage. Joseph-David-Barthélémy Dupuis takes grotesque war measures against his estranged…

  • Author: Beaugrand, Honoré

Date: 1878

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 8517304

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Un texte éssentiel à la collection de la littérature franco-américaine du 19e siècle. Un conte d'émigration du Canada à la Nouvelle-Angleterre avant l'année 1900. Ecrit par l'ancien maire de Montréal, et l'auteur d'un…

  • Author: Archambault, Alberic A.

Date: 1943

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2414523

Early twentieth-centuy novel about a French-Canadian family's immigration to a New England mill town. The author - Archambault - says, "this story is the story of any mill village in New England between 1870 and the present time [1943]. The author…

  • Author: Hèmon, Louis

Date: 1921

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 959660

Classic romance novel from 1914 about rural Québec, love of family, and the rejection of America in the name of "la survivance."

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 1984

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10915093

Third novel of the "Darby Series," and the only installment currently out of print. From Google Books: "Plans to build a large shopping mall in rural Darby, New Hampshire, provoke new alliances and rivalries among the town's aristocrats, newcomers,…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 1993

Language: English

Find in a Library: 28066130

Second and fourth novels in Hebert's Darby series, with a new essay included. From the University Press of New England: (A Little More Than Kin) "Evicted from the New Hampshire shack he proudly called home, Ollie Jordan--ignorant, ingenious, angry,…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4492057

The first piece of Hebert's "Darby Series" - five novels set in a fictional town in rural New Hampshire. From University Press of New England: "Howard Elman is a man whose internal landscape is as disordered as his front yard, where native New…

  • Author: Tremblay, Rémi

Date: 1884

Language: Français (English translation available)

Find in a Library: 458367612

Le roman d'un soldat canadien français (franco-américain) qui a combattu dans la Guerre de Sécession aux États-Unis.

  • Author: Tremblay, Rémi

Date: 2002

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 48966596

From Images from the Past: "The first published translation into English of 'Un Revenant,' an 1884 romantic adventure written by Rémi Tremblay, a French-Canadian author who turned his own experiences as a teenaged enlistee in the Civil War…

  • Author: Tomasi, Mari

Date: 1949

Language: English

Find in a Library: 414117

1940s novel on immigrant stone-cutters of Green Mountain State granite. Explores in specific the Italian American worker experience. "Like Lesser Gods" was republished in 1988 by the New England Press. Written by former Vermont Writers' Project…

  • Author: Shreve, Anita

Date: 2000

Language: English

Find in a Library: 41991464

From Little, Brown, and Company: "Everywhere hailed for its emotional intensity and unflagging narrative momentum, this magnificent novel transports us to the turn of the twentieth century, to the world of a prominent Boston family summering on the…

  • Author: Seton, Anya

Date: 1975 (2010)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1272590, 642838990

Young adult novel heavily influenced by the tale of "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Seton's final novel, originally published in 1975. Republished in 2010. From Chicago Review Press: "Anya Seton, whose many novels won her world-wide…

  • Author: Rocheleau Rouleau, Corinne
  • Author: Langford, W.F.

Date: 1948

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32991568

From CatholicAuthors.com: "In 1948 Longmans of Toronto published her first novel, 'Laurentian Heritage.' It is a story of the peaceful and picturesque way of life led by the well-to-do French Canadian country folk before the turn of the present…

  • Author: Robichaud, Gerard

Date: 1965

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 13791938

Robichaud returns to the Groveton Falls, Maine, town of his most famous novel, "Papa Martel," in the story of an orphaned Michel Dumont - a boy concerned with absolution for a benign theft as he overhears of the coming end of the world. "Apple" is…

  • Author: Robichaud, Gerard

Date: 1961

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1451604

Ten-story chronicle of the fictional Franco-American Martel family in the fictional town of Groveton, Maine, modeled after Lewiston. A touching, funny, and intimate portrayal of family life in the early twentieth century. Most recent version of the…

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2000

Language: English

Find in a Library: 48655561

First novel in a thus far four-part series known as "Le Québécois." From Artenay Press: "This portrayal of early settlement in the St-Lawrence River Valley wilderness in the mid-1600’s represents the broad reality of the French…

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2002

Language: English

Find in a Library: 65165055

A sequel to "The Virgin Forest" (2000), second novel in "Le Québécois" series. From Artenay Press: "Bastien and Marguerite's first Canadian-born descendants face trials and challenges that are quite different from those experienced by…

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 607918752

Fourth and final part of "Le Québécois" series. From Artenay Press: "Bastien and Marguerite’s third and fourth generations struggle through the final stages of imperial conflict between France and Great Britain in North America.…

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 122407531

Third novel in "Le Québécois" series. From Artenay Press: "Three decades of colonial peace and prosperity follow the Treaty of Utrecht. Bastien's three succeeding generations migrate to settle south and west along the Saint Lawrence…

  • Author: Proulx, E. Annie

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 34515071

A startlingly inclusive selection of a century's worth of American immigrant vignettes tied together by the movement of a single accordion. For immigration studies, it is a portrayal attentive in sentiment and beckoning in its concern for the new…

  • Author: Poulin, Jacques

Date: 2003

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 52942945

The author of "Volkswagen Blues" takes us on a veritable walking-tour of Québec City in this novel about a relationship between a public writer and an experimental therapist. In the text you will also find implicit references to "Volkswagen…

  • Author: Poulin, Jacques

Date: 1984

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 48670997

1984 best-selling Québec novel about two new-found friends traveling across the roads of Canada and the United States - from Gaspé to San Francisco - in search of one's brother. Infused with histories of Native Americans, French colonization, and…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1982

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8222606

One of the stories in Plante's New England Franco-American family trilogy, The Francouer Novels. From Atheneum: "As Daniel Francoeur completes his freshman year at college and begins his sophomore year, he recalls his last summer before going to…