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Canin, Ethan

Overview
Works: 71 works in 322 publications in 13 languages and 11,366 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Political fiction  Short stories  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.A495, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ethan Canin
 
Most widely held works by Ethan Canin
America America : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,359 WorldCat member 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. A remarkable exploration of how vanity, greatness, and tragedy combine to change history and fate
The palace thief by Ethan Canin( Book )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,729 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
Emperor of the air : stories by Ethan Canin( Book )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 1,185 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 )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,147 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
America America [a novel] by Ethan Canin( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member 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"--Container
The year of getting to know us( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member 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
Writers harvest 2 by Share Our Strength( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 189 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
The emperor's club by Emile Hirsch( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 38 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
Pompeii : echoes from the grand tour by Mimmo Jodice( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For kings and planets by Ethan Canin( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 25 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 )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pompei : parole in viaggio by Mimmo Jodice( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Beauty : stories ; aus dem Amerikanischen von Hans Hermann by Ethan Canin( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 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

Club der Cäsaren The emperor's club( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neu-England Mitte der 70er Jahre: William Hundert (Kevin Kline) ist ein engagierter und prinzipiengetreuer Geschichts-Professor an der 'St. Benedicts School of Boys'. Sein durchorganisiertes und kontrolliertes Leben beginnt aus den Fugen zu geraten, als Sedgewick Bell (Emile Hirsch) in sein Klassenzimmer tritt und sich seinen Unterrichtsmethoden widersetzt. Was als ein Kampf zweier willensstarker Charaktere beginnt, wird schliesslich eine enge Lehrer-Schüler-Beziehung, die in einer Beugung von Hunderts Prinzipien mündet, und die ihn auch ein Vierteljahrhundert später noch verfolgt. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Kyūden dorobō by Ethan Canin( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gone to Texas : and Blue River.and I Will Fight No More Forever( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gone to Texas: The true-life story of Sam Houston, the frontier hero and statesman whose bravery and vision led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. The wife of a brutal sheriff falls for a condemned prisoner. She helps him escape. Together they do their best to elude the sheriff who has vowed to get his wife back and to take vengeance on the outlaw
 
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Alternative Names
Canin, Ethan 1960-

Ethan Canin amerikansk författare

Ethan Canin amerikansk skribent

Ethan Canin Author, educator, physician

Ethan Canin scrittore statunitense

קיינין, איתן 1960-

קינין, איתן 1960-

ケイニン, イーサン

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The palace thiefEmperor of the air : storiesCarry me across the water : a novelBlue riverFor kings and planets : a novelAmerica America [a novel]Writers harvest 2Pompeii : echoes from the grand tourFor kings and planets