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Canin, Ethan

Works: 85 works in 365 publications in 13 languages and 12,844 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Political fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Drama  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.A495, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ethan Canin
Most widely held works by Ethan Canin
America America : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America America is set in a small town during the Nixon era and today, about America and family, politics and tragedy, and the impact of fate on a young man's life. 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 their generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States
The palace thief by Ethan Canin( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reckless childhood friend. "Batorsag and Szerelem" tells the story of a boy's fascination with the rebellion and the mysterious life and language of his brother, a math prodigy. In "City of Broken Hearts," a divorced father tries to fathom the patterns of modern relationships. And in "The Palace Thief," a history teacher at an exclusive boarding school reflects on the vicissitudes of a lifetime connection with a student scoundrel. The Palace Thief is a remarkable
A doubter's almanac : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Milo Andret, the genius who solved the Malosz Conjecture and won the Fields Medal for mathematics, had an unusual, even eerie mind from birth, but not until he moves to Berkeley in the 1970s to pursue a ph. D. does he realize the extent of his singular talents. From the drug-soaked enclaves of beatnik California to the verdant lawns of Princeton University, from turbo-charged Wall Street to the quiet woods of Michigan, his reputation as one of the century's most brilliant thinkers forms the backbone of a sweeping, epic story about family, love, passion, and Milo's fraught relationship with his son. With magnificent prose and enormous storytelling magic, Ethan Canin gives us a suspenseful, original novel about the nature of genius, and a son's quest to understand the mystery of his father's life, and its legacy in his own"--
Emperor of the air : stories by Ethan Canin( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the beauty and mystery in everyday existence
Carry me across the water : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is one of a young man's journey through the turbulent central years of the twentieth century. Fate leads him from the poor streets of New York to industrial Pittsburgh, from old world Hamburg to the jungle islands of the Pacific
Blue river by Ethan Canin( Book )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member 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 )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member 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 by Share Our Strength( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member 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
A doubter's almanac : a novel by Ethan Canin( Recording )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the New York Times bestselling author of America America and other acclaimed works of fiction, explores the mysteries of a father, a son, and a family, as well as the nature of genius, jealousy, ambition, and love
Birthday stories : selected and introduced by Haruki Murakami( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor of the air by Ethan Canin( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de neuf nouvelles, par un jeune auteur et médecin californien qui a fait l'unanimité de la critique aux Etats-Unis, laquelle n'hésite pas à le comparer à Raymond Carver et même à Faulkner
Pompeii : echoes from the grand tour by Mimmo Jodice( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Hundert, oud-leraar klassieke geschiedenis aan een jongenskostschool, kijkt tijdens een reunie terug op zijn confrontatie met een tegendraadse student
For kings and planets by Ethan Canin( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Orno Tarcher arrives at Columbia University, New York, from Missouri, the first student he meets is Marshall Emerson. Marshall dazzles Orno with his cosmopolitan ways and photographic memory, but Orno sees his dark side when he spends Thanksgiving day with the Emerson family. The relationship becomes more complex when Orno falls in love with Marshall's sister Simone
La concordance des ans : roman by Ethan Canin( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member 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
Emperor of the air by Ethan Canin( Recording )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Stadt der gebrochenen Herzen Stories by Ethan Canin( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.14 for The empero ... to 0.95 for Die Stadt ...)

America America : a novel
Alternative Names
Canin, Ethan 1960-

Ethan Canin Amerikaans schrijver

Ethan Canin amerikansk författare

Ethan Canin amerikansk skribent

Ethan Canin Author, educator, physician

Ethan Canin écrivain américain

Ethan Canin scrittore statunitense

Этан Канин

איתן קיינין

קיינין, איתן 1960-

קינין, איתן 1960-


ケイニン, イーサン

The palace thiefEmperor of the air : storiesCarry me across the water : a novelBlue riverFor kings and planets : a novelWriters harvest 2Birthday stories : selected and introduced by Haruki MurakamiEmperor of the air