WorldCat Identities

Thien, Madeleine 1974-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 113 publications in 16 languages and 2,016 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Domestic fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Children's songs  Folk songs, English  History  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9199.3.T447, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Madeleine Thien
Certainty : a novel by Madeleine Thien( Book )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Gail pieces together a history that spans six decades and four continents, her search for the truth about her father takes her to the Netherlands, where she finally unearths more about the mysterious Ani. But when she brings into focus the complex love triangle that shaped her parents' fates, Gail also comes face-to-face with the most painful choices in her own life."--Jacket
Simple recipes : stories by Madeleine Thien( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Simple recipes -- Four days from Oregon -- Alchemy -- Dispatch -- House -- Bullet train -- A map of the city
Dogs at the perimeter : a novel by Madeleine Thien( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Montreal woman searches for her friend, Hiroji, a neurologist, and the story of his and his brother's past unlocks buried memories of Cambodia, of her separation from her family under the Khmer Rouge, and her harrowing journey of escape from the "rehabilitation" camp where her mother and brother were taken with others
The Chinese violin by Madeleine Thien( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese child immigrates to Canada with her father, and their hardship is relieved by the beautiful music of Chinese violins
The Chinese violin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her father leave everything familiar behind when they move to Canada from China. The only piece of home they bring with them is a Chinese violin. As they face the huge challenges of starting new lives in a new place, the music of the violin connects them to the life they left behind - and guides the girl to a musical future. The Chinese Violin is part of the NFB's Talespinners collection. Created for children aged five to nine, Talespinners uses vibrant animation to bring popular stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly --and more sing-along favorites( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of musical stories full of toe-tapping fun. Find out what the old lady fit in her stomach. Fall in love with the frog ; learn to love this land, your land, and more
L'eco delle città vuote by Madeleine Thien( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

a novel by Madeleine Thien( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of a cold Montreal winter, a Cambodian woman separates from her husband and son. She takes refuge in the apartment of her friend, until one day he disappears
Zekerheid by Madeleine Thien( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Door beschrijvingen van de belevenissen van allerlei mensen over de hele wereld vanaf het einde van de Tweede Wereldoorlog tot heden wordt een beeld geschetst van hun onderlinge band
Vished by Madeleine Thien( Recording )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Madeleine Thien( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Hebrew and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certainty by Madeleine Thien( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her parents' hidden past in wartorn Asia continues to shadow Gail Lim's life. When she meets a man who was a war photographer in Jakarta, she is brought closer to the truth she's been seeking. This is a story of the legacies of loss, the dislocations of war, and the redemptive qualities of love
Sigurnost by Madeleine Thien( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Serbian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Le violon chinois( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Un père et sa fille quitte la Chine pour venir s'installer au Canada. Ils n'apportent avec eux qu'un violon chinois. Pendant qu'ils relèvent le défi de s'intégrer dans un pays d'adoption, la musique du violon fait le lien avec leur vie antérieure et guide la fillette vers un avenir de musicienne
Talespinners collection 8 animated tales( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[v. 1.] The Chinese Violin (8:21) A young girl and her father leave everything familiar behind when they move to Canada from China. The only piece of home they bring is a Chinese violin, which helps them face the challenges of starting new lives -- [v. 2.] Friends of Kwan Ming (6:51) Kwan Ming makes three friends on his journey from China to the New World. Once the men arrive, they finally find work, but Kwan Ming lets his friends have the best jobs. His generosity pays off when his friends come to his aid -- [v. 3.] From Far Away (6:39) Saoussan, a young girl, struggles to adjust to life in Canada after being uprooted from her wartorn homeland -- [v. 4.] Lights for Gita (7:25) Eight-year-old Gita can't wait to celebrate Divali, the Hindu festival of lights, in her new home. But Canada is nothing like India, and an ice storm threatens to ruin her plans for a party [v. 5] Roses Sing on New Snow (7:04) Maylin cooks mouth-watering meals at her father's restaurant in Chinatown, but her father and brothers take all the credit. When a dignitary from China visits and tastes one her dishes, Maylin finally earns recognition -- [v. 6.] Christopher Changes His Name (6:23) Christopher hates his name--it's just too common! He changes it to Tiger, then finds a better name. When he has trouble cashing a birthday cheque, he realizes how special his real name truly is -- [v. 7.] Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room! (6:58) Christopher is a terrific kid but he's messy! His shoes smell funky and his fish bowl stinks. The fish and the roaches hatch a plan -- [v. 8.] The Magic of Anansi (6:30) Anansi the spider is tired of being looked down on by all the jungle animals--especially Mr. Tiger. His wily schemes win him respect
Tesserae( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Simple recipes by Madeleine Thien( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The seven stories in this haunting collection circle around and through the territory of family relationships - often within families that have splintered - and examine the experience of alienation, weaving in the conflict between generations and cultures
Jakarta by Madeleine Thien( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A map of the city by Madeleine Thien( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Certainty : a novel
Alternative Names
Madeleine Thien Canadian writer

Madeleine Thien kanadische Schriftstellerin

Madeleine Thienov

Thien, Madeleine

Тьен, Мадлен

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Simple recipes : storiesDogs at the perimeter : a novelThe Chinese violin