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Houston, James D.

Overview
Works: 85 works in 258 publications in 2 languages and 12,518 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Photographs  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Autobiographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: E184.J3, 940.54727309794
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Farewell to Manzanar : a true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Book )

60 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 4,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching true story of a Japanese American family who was sent to live at an internment camp during World War II
Snow Mountain passage : a novel by James D Houston( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of James Frazier Reed, his family, and the doomed Donner Party
Bird of another heaven : a novel by James D Houston( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheridan Brody sets out to rediscover his family through the journals of his great-grandmother, Nani Keala, a half-Indian, half-Hawaiian woman who became a consort and confidante to the last king of Hawaii
Continental drift by James D Houston( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The San Andreas Fault is both a real and a metaphorical player in this novel of California in the early 70s, set on a ranch near Monterey Bay where, in the legendary land of promise, abundant possibilities and agents of destruction live side by side
The last paradise : a novel by James D Houston( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fire at a geothermal plant near a volcano in Hawaii is blamed on eco-activists, but native Hawaiians accuse developers of angering the volcano's god. Insurance adjustor Travis Doyle flies to the scene, discovers an old love and together they are caught in a volcanic eruption
Love life : a novel by James D Houston( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Californians : searching for the Golden State by James D Houston( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California heartland : writing from the Great Central Valley( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surfing, the sport of Hawaiian kings by Ben R Finney( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Form VI Merit Prize awarded to B.J. Griffin, December 1969. Signed: 'David R. Lawrence'
Open field by John Brodie( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surfing : a history of the ancient Hawaiian sport by Ben R Finney( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A native son of the Golden West; a novel by James D Houston( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gig by James D Houston( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farewell to Manzanar : and related readings by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment
One can think about life after the fish is in the canoe : and other coastal sketches by James D Houston( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the Wakatsuki family of Santa Monica, California, is told by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, who was seven years old when she and her family were taken by bus 250 miles to Camp Manzanar, near the High Sierras. The drama follows the family from their well-ordered, pleasant life in Santa Monica to the emotion-shattering experience of being uprooted and evacuated to camps
Chinatown dreams : the life and photographs of George Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West Coast fiction : modern writing from California, Oregon, and Washington by James D Houston( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swastika on our door / Alice Adams -- Gold / M.F. Beal -- Nights in the gardens of Spain / Gina Berriault -- [Excerpt] from Trout fishing in America / Richard Brautigan -- So much water so close to home / Raymond Carver -- [Excerpt] from The long goodbye / Raymond Chandler -- Christ has returned to earth and preaches here nightly / Leonard Gardner -- [Excerpt] from Continental drift / James D. Houston -- [Excerpt] from Dharma bums / Jack Kerouac -- Wakonda, [an excerpt] from Sometimes a great notion / Ken Kesey -- No name woman, [an excerpt] from The woman warrior: memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts / Maxine Hong Kingston -- The Van Gogh field / William Kittredge -- Last courtesies / Ella Leffland -- [Excerpt] from The underground man / Ross Macdonald -- Hey sailor, what ship? / Tillie Olsen -- [Excerpt] from The last days of Louisiana Red / Ishmael Reed -- [Excerpt] from Another roadside attraction / Tom Robbins -- The washo watched, [an excerpt] from Rabbit boss / Thomas Sanchez -- The somebody / Danny Santiago -- The summer of the beautiful white horse / William Saroyan -- New Almaden, [an excerpt] from Angle of repose / Wallace Stegner -- Flight, [an excerpt] from The long valley / John Steinbeck -- [Excerpt] from Pocho / José Antonio Villareal -- All the night without food, [an excerpt] from Homebase / Shawn Wong -- Yoneko's earthquake / Hisaye Yamamoto -- [Excerpt] from Sitting pretty / Al Young
Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where light takes its color from the sea : a California notebook by James D Houston( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays and short fiction
 
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Farewell to Manzanar : a true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment
Alternative Names
Hourston, Dudley James 1933-2009

James D. Houston Amerikaans romanschrijver (1933-2009)

جیمز دی. هیوستون

ヒューストン, ジェイムズ・D

Languages
English (175)

Japanese (2)

Covers
Snow Mountain passage : a novelBird of another heaven : a novelContinental driftThe last paradise : a novelSurfing : a history of the ancient Hawaiian sportGigFarewell to Manzanar : and related readingsWhere light takes its color from the sea : a California notebook