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  • 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: Lemay, Harding

Date: 1971

Language: en

Find in a Library: 136962

Find Online: OL6344414W

Memoir of famed television soap opera writer and playwright, Harding Lemay. From his tumultuous early youth - one of thirteen children - on a New York farm along the Canadian border, to his lonely escape to New York City at the age of 17 and the…

  • 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: 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: Grenier, Ross L.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Memoir compiled from early twentieth-century stories of the author's youth, growing up in a large Canadian immigrant family in the townships of Brassua and Holeb, Somerset County, Maine. Rural family life in northwestern Maine - sporting, housing,…

  • 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: Laux, Dorianne

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 22299428

Find Online: OL2229816M

Book of poems from Augusta, Maine native and creative writing teacher at North Carolina State University. Contains foreword by Philip Levine. Republished in 2007 by Carnegie Mellon University Press.

  • Author: Hine, Lewis

Date: 1909 (1980)

Book Title: Classic Essays on Photography

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7149461

Find Online: OL4745724M

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Text of a brief talk given by acclaimed photographer of American working life - and famously, child industrial labor - during the first half of the twentieth century. Thoughts on the role and function of the photographer and "social photography" in…

  • 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: 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: 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: Victor, Stephen

Date: 1982-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article on Lewis Hine's photographic work for the National Child Labor Committee, its ties with the National Consumers' League, and the photographer's place among progressive and humanitarian labor reform in early twentieth-century Rhode Island. The…

  • Author: Buhle, Paul (editor)
  • Author: Staub, Michael (editor)

Date: 1987-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 46

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article featuring selections of oral history interviews conducted with Rhode Island working people in the 1980s. Reflections on childhood in urban, industrial Rhode Island in the wake of industrial closures, changing demographic landscapes, and their…

  • Author: Monette, Paul

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24872593

Autobiography and coming-out narrative of Paul Monette, an Andover, Massachusetts writer. Monette recounts twenty-five closeted years of alienation and invisibility, explorations of his sexual identity, and observations on the sexual prejudice and…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-10-00

Publication: The Believer

Volume: 10

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51678567

Magazine article on the 2012 disappearance of Waterville, Maine toddler, Ayla Reynolds, as local and national news phenomenon. The missing child and her family at the center of 21st century "info-tainment," situated in the author's own hometown.…

  • 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: Nicosia, Gerald

Date: 1983-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9392871

Biography of Lowell, Massachusetts native, poet, and author, Jack Kerouac, widely known as a founding participant in the 20th century USA literary culture that came to be called the "Beat Movement," or the "Beat Generation." Kerouac's life from birth…

  • Author: Wood, Monica

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 719673406

Find Online: OL16686833W

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Memoir from Mexico, Maine native and author of fiction, Monica Wood. Recalls the period of the author's youth around the time of the sudden death of her father. Her family's experience of the loss of its breadwinner in the 1960s. The shape of her…

  • Author: Chong, Ping

Date: 1988

Book Title: New Plays USA : 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 17980398

Dramatic piece that follows five young people of different sociocultural backgrounds - and one Rwandan gorilla - interacting with one another at various stages of their lives in the suburban United States, all under the apparent study of the…

  • Author: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on the role of memory in Biddeford, Maine author Normand Beaupré's recent autobiographical novel. How memories and the act of remembering of one's youth and childhood home help to build collective cultural identity among Franco American…

  • Author: Chaisson, John E.

Date: 1984-07-00

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Yarmouth, Maine man's personal account of his first day - with his new small axe - in the "BIG WOODS" with Uncle Edmund, a woodsman in North Yarmouth. His uncle and grandfather, woodcutters, as role models for an author who recalls the boyhood joys…

  • 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: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1955

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1497420

Memoirs of the author's youth as an American transplant in Ottawa, under the quirks and guise of his fainthearted mother and musician father. Childhood, schooling, religion, and observations on family life in Ontario during the era of the first World…

  • 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: Parent, Daniel

Date: 2009 February

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown/Inconnu

Comparative study of the education levels of Franco Americans and francophone Quebeckers of similar age, based on census data from 1970/1 and 2000/1. Patterns of educational attainment among each group. Franco American educational achievement as…