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  • 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: Parent, Michael

Date: 1991

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24283905

Find Online: OL16468567W

Short story about sandlot baseball in Lewiston, Maine in the summer of the narrator's thirteenth year, and the "Phantom Kid," Charlie, who stands up to Billy Boudreau's legendary fastball. Featured in a printed collection of stories told at the…

  • 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: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

Find Online: OL18568303M

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • 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: Surette, David R.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56930452

Find Online: OL11802178M

Book of poems from a Malden, Massachusetts native, containing new poems alongside work from three of his earlier chapbooks. From the author of the more recent, "Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In" (2007) and "The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club"…

  • 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: Moreau, David

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61727160

Book of poems from Wayne, Maine writer and author of the 2004 chapbook, "Children Are Ugly Little Monsters (But You Have to Love Them Anyway").

  • Author: Marlett, Jeffrey

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

Volume: 20

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45629425

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Infamous early 20th-century Major League Baseball player and manager, Leo Durocher, explored through the lens of his French Canadian Catholicism. How his various on- and off-field antics compare to his sociocultural situation on the margins of New…

  • Author: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

Find Online: OL10819418M

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • Author: Stanton, Cathy

Date: 2007 spring

Publication: Radical History Review

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45456839

Article that critically examines the relationship between the historical content of the Lowell National Historic Park (NHP) - built in the 1970s within the former mill architecture of Lowell, Massachusetts - and the ways and contexts in which this…

  • 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: Lewiston Historical Commission

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 49561501

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The sixth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine - Historic Lewiston - from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Bales to Bedspreads is a 47-page, in-depth description of the work production processes that were run by…

  • 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: Dumas, Jacqueline M.

Date: 1971

Language: English

Find in a Library: 24596647

Book of poems on the Maine outdoors from a Rumford, Maine native and once-resident of Coburn Gore. From the author: "a collection of nature poems, humorous ballads, photos and sketches"

  • Author: Dumas, Jacqueline M.

Date: 1975

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1622070

Book of poems on the woods and woodland creatures of Maine and New Hampshire, from a Rumford, Maine native and once-resident of Coburn Gore.

  • Author: Vetter, Craig

Date: 1984 March

Publication: Outside

Volume: 9

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6050977

Magazine feature on American climber, outdoors enthusiast, and entrepreneur, Yvon Chouinard, founder of the Patagonia company. Profile of Chouinard's climbing adventures, his company's successes, and the convergence of a love for the outdoors with a…

  • Author: Rossignol, Matthew Albert

Date: 1996

Language: English

Find in a Library: 40651518

Memories of a childhood summer in the author's hometown of Van Buren, Maine, with one week spent on a vacation in Portland. Focuses on friendship, family, and baseball.

  • Author: Levin, Abbe (director)
  • Author: Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
  • Author: Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 76810555

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany…

  • Author: Violette, Maurice

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10638841

Find Online: OL5080764M

A history of the Augusta, Maine Franco American social organization, Le Club Calumet, published in honor of its accomplishments and in celebration of the 50th year since its 1922 inception. Presents an introduction to French Canadian immigration to…

  • Author: Sink, Susan

Date: 1983

Language: English

Find in a Library: 12555335

Bibliography of published writings and guides on crafts, handiwork, folk art, and their practice in the United States. Indexed by location, medium, and theme, each source appended with a Library of Congress catalog number.

  • 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: Hartill, Daniel

Date: 2011 September 5

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

Profile on Maine engineer and brewer, Michael LaCharite. The founder of Portland, Maine's Casco Bay Brewing company, LaCharite was sought out to help develop the varieties of beer now produced by Lewiston, Maine's Baxter Brewing. LaCharite cites a…

  • 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: 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: Gillian, Dana Frederic
  • Author: Bouthot, Toots

Date: 1985 November

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 7

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Journalistic piece on Franco American musician from Biddeford, Maine, Toots Bouthot. The author's exploration of a local music icon and his community. Transcription of Bouthot's talk of music, religion, and vocation - who plays, for whom he plays,…

  • Author: Mazzone, Philip C.
  • Author: Costello, Michael

Date: 2000

Book Title: Salt Omnibus

Language: English

Find in a Library: 46492311, 3741189

Documentary piece written on snowmobiling and the environment it helps to create in the border town of Jackman, Maine. The growth of the snowmobile industry and its impact on the people of northern Maine. Some profiles of local residents, their…

  • Author: Dillingham, Russ

Date: 2011 July 7

Publication: Sun Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26622903

News article on social clubs in Lewiston, Maine - what they offer, who they cater to, how they have changed over time, and the value they still provide to many in the city.

  • Author: Gade, Daniel W.

Date: 1977

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 21

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60627975

Find Online: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60627975

Un profil de l'État du Vermont des années 1970. Un essai qui compare les perceptions et les mythes sur le Vermont avec les données géographiques et historiques qui ont servi à les inspirer et de les soutenir. Réflexions de l'auteur sur «les…