Most widely held works about Ethan Canin
Most widely held works by Ethan Canin
America America : a novel by Ethan Canin ( Book )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,000 libraries worldwide
In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through the family's generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to the great New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States. Before long, Corey finds himself involved with one of the Metarey daughters as well, and he begins to leave behind the world of his upbringing. As the Bonwiller campaign gains momentum, Corey finds himself caught up in a complex web of events in which loyalty, politics, sex, and gratitude conflict with morality, love, and the truth.
The palace thief by Ethan Canin ( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
In this brilliant new book, the author of Emperor of the Air and Blue River gives us four stunning fictional portraits - unforgettable stories in which moments of revelation illuminate lives. "Character is fate," wrote Heraclitus. In The Palace Thief we meet people struggling to understand the strange, surprising turns their lives have taken. In "Accountant," a quintessential company man who has always played by the rules becomes obsessed with the phenomenal success of a.
Emperor of the air : stories by Ethan Canin ( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
Explores the beauty and mystery in everyday existence.
Carry me across the water : a novel by Ethan Canin ( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
"August Kleinman is told by his mother to "take the advice of no one" as the Nazi party rises to power around them in Hamburg. With these words to guide him, young August escapes to America, where he goes onto build a fortune, a family, and a life on his own terms." -- Jacket.
Blue river by Ethan Canin ( Book )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
Tells of the lives of two men searching for a way to become brothers.
For kings and planets : a novel by Ethan Canin ( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
Attending Columbia University, a young man with traditional Midwestern values comes under the influence of a jaded, wealthy Easterner. The novel traces their friendship from admiration to disillusion, though he does marry the Easterner's sister.
Writers harvest 2 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Eighteen stories featuring human quirks. In Life Prerecorded by Jill McCorkle, a pregnant woman has nightmares her baby will be deformed because of her smoking, but she continues smoking all the same, while in Po Bronson's The Impossible to Kill Me Game, a single mother's new boyfriend creates anxiety in her son who is afraid she will abandon him.
The year of getting to know us ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Growing up with wacky, dysfunctional parents, New York writer Chris Rocket finds his world turned upside down again when he returns to his childhood home in Florida after his estranged father suffers a debilitating stroke. With a family like this, he'll be lucky to last the week.
Emperor of the air by Ethan Canin ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The emperor's club ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 libraries worldwide
When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.
Pompeii : echoes from the grand tour by Mimmo Jodice ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
La concordance des ans : roman by Ethan Canin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
August Kleinman, vieil Allemand exilé aux Etats-Unis devant la montée du nazisme, fait le point sur sa vie. Il est hanté par un événement qui a marqué ses jeunes années : le meurtre d'un soldat japonais pendant la guerre du Pacifique. Dans les poches de ce soldat, il a retrouvé des poèmes et une lettre d'amour. Il décide soudain de partir au Japon retrouver la femme à qui la lettre était destinée.
Draag mij over het water by Ethan Canin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Een joodse man die destijds nazi-Duitsland is ontvlucht, blikt terug op belangrijke gebeurtenissen in zijn leven zoals het joodse geloof, zijn liefde voor een Italiaanse vrouw, en een schokkende ontmoeting met een Japanner tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog.
Amerika Amerika by Ethan Canin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 11 libraries worldwide
L'Empereur de l'air by Ethan Canin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
American Beauty : stories ; aus dem Amerikanischen von Hans Hermann by Ethan Canin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Die Stadt der gebrochenen Herzen Stories by Ethan Canin ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Le voleur du palais by Ethan Canin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
El ladrón de palacio by Ethan Canin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
American beauty : Stories by Ethan Canin ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
American fiction Audiobooks Beer industry Bildungsromans Brothers Character Comedy films Corruption Crane, Stephen,--1871-1900 Drama Dysfunctional families Europe--Pompeii (Extinct city) Fathers and sons Feature films Fiction Fiction films Immigrants Jewish men Jews, German Jodice, Mimmo,--1934- Large type books Literature Male friendship Manners and customs Men New York (State) New York (State)--New York Oates, Joyce Carol,--1938- Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh Photography, Artistic Physicians Pictorial works Political fiction Political science Rich people Short stories Short stories Short stories, American Short story Social aspects Students Students--Attitudes Teachers--Attitudes United States Upper class women Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wisconsin Working class men World War (1939-1945) Young men
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