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Guterson, David

Overview
Works: 117 works in 681 publications in 17 languages and 27,931 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Legal stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  History  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Signer, Contributor
Classifications: PS3557.U846, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Guterson
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Book )

65 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 5,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1954 a fisherman is found dead in the nets of his boat, and a local Japanese-American man is charged with his murder. In the course of his trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than one man's guilt. For on San Piedro, memories grow as thickly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries - memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and a Japanese girl; memories of land desired, paid for, and lost. Above all, San Piedro is haunted by the memory of what happened to its Japanese residents during World War II, when an entire community was sent into exile while its neighbours watched
East of the mountains by David Guterson( Book )

92 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 4,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington State, a widowed doctor suffering from cancer takes a hunting trip, the real purpose of which is to commit suicide, which he will masquerade as an accident. But Dr. Ben Givens' resolve is tested by several events which reaffirm the joy of living--he cheats death by fighting off wolves and helps a girl give birth
Our Lady of the Forest by David Guterson( Book )

51 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old runaway and unlikely spiritual candidate Ann Holmes, surviving by living in a tent and working as a mushroom picker, experiences a vision of the Virgin Mary in the foggy woods of a Washington November morning
The other by David Guterson( Book )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two boys--John William Barry and Neil Countryman-- meet in 1972 at age sixteen, they're brought together by what they have in common: a fierce intensity and a love of the outdoors that takes them, together and often, into Washington's remote backcountry, where they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive. Soon after graduating from college, Neil sets out on a path that will lead him toward a life as a devoted schoolteacher and family man. But John William makes a radically different choice, dropping out of college and moving deep into the woods, convinced that it is the only way to live without hypocrisy. When John enlists Neil to help him disappear completely, Neil finds himself drawn into a web of secrets and often agonizing responsibility, deceit, and tragedy--one that will finally break open with a wholly unexpected, life-altering revelation.--From publisher description
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Recording )

56 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1954 on an island in Puget Sound, Ishmael Chambers covers the murder trial of a Japanese-American fisherman who is married to Chambers' first love
Ed King : a novel by David Guterson( Book )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mild-mannered actuary sleeps with the sexy British au pair who's taking care of his children in Seattle in 1962, he sets in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted and adored, grows up to be Edward Aaron King, a billionaire Internet tycoon and international celebrity-- who unknowingly hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape
Family matters : why homeschooling makes sense by David Guterson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Education begins in the home"--How many times have we heard that well-worn adage from teachers, parents, social workers, politicians? Yet how many have taken it seriously? While David Guterson teaches his neighbors' kids in his high school classroom, he teaches his own at home. With one foot in each world, he examines life at school and the inexhaustible, inspiring opportunities offered by learning outside it. The most important lesson he has to teach is that no matter
The country ahead of us, the country behind : stories by David Guterson( Book )

52 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: Like his novel, Snow Falling On Cedars, for which he received the PEN/Faulkner Award, Guterson's beautifully observed and emotionally piercing short stories are set largely in the Pacific Northwest. In these vast landscapes, hunting, fishing, and sports are the givens of men's lives. With prose that stings like the scent of gunpowder, this is a collection of power
Problems with People : Stories by David Guterson( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories is set in the Pacific Northwest and explores themes of love and the human drive to connect with others
The other by David Guterson( Recording )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When two boys--John William Barry and Neil Countryman-- meet in 1972 at age sixteen, they're brought together by what they have in common: a fierce intensity and a love of the outdoors that takes them, together and often, into Washington's remote backcountry, where they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive. Soon after graduating from college, Neil sets out on a path that will lead him toward a life as a devoted schoolteacher and family man. But John Willliam makes a radically different choice, dropping out of college and moving deep into the woods, convinced that it is the only way to live without hypocrisy. When John enlists Neil to help him disappear completely, Neil finds himself drawn into a web of secrets and often agonizing responsibility, deceit, and tragedy--one that will finally break open with a wholly unexpected, life-altering revelation"--Container
Ed King [a novel] by David Guterson( Recording )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, "a guy who weighs risk for a living", takes a risk of his own, and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy, not-quite-legal British au pair who's taking care of his children for the summer. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted by an adoring family, becomes Edward Aaron King, and grows up to become a billionaire Internet tycoon and an international celebrity, the King of Search, who unknowingly, but inexorably, hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape
East of the mountains by David Guterson( Recording )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired heart surgeon, recently widowed, does not wish to confront his terminal colon cancer. He decides to go on a last hunt in his home state of Washington
Our Lady of the Forest by David Guterson( Recording )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old runaway and unlikely spiritual candidate Ann Holmes, surviving by living in a tent and working as a mushroom picker, experiences a vision of the Virgin Mary in the foggy woods of a Washington November afternoon
Songs for a Summons : poems by David Guterson( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written well into mid-life, Songs for a Summons are explorations and observations of a writing life. David Guterson is the author of Snow Falling on Cedars, recipient of the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award, East of the Mountains, Our Lady of the Forest, The Other, and Ed King. Songs for a Summons is his first poetry book."As is true when David Guterson enriches our lives and literature with memorable stories and essays, he is on these pages a poet acutely, even achingly, aware of the beauty and sometimes absurdity of the natural and unnatural forms that surround us. He is awake to the experience of illusion and impermanence, loneliness and suffering. And always in these well-crafted works, where language performs at its highest level, he is awake to the possibilities of love, gratitude, redemption, and the importance of self-acceptance. With each elegant poem in Songs For A Summons, Guterson liberates our seeing, our senses, and beckons us to live more fully, more authentically, more deeply."--Charles Johnson, author of Middle Passage"--
The country ahead of us, the country behind by David Guterson( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of short stories set largely in the Pacific Northwest. Guterson's characters go into the wilderness in search of mallards or silver trout, but discover other things instead: the decay of their youthful ardor; the motiveless cruelty of strangers; their own capacity for deception and grief
Snow falling on cedars & East of the mountains by David Guterson( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems with people stories by David Guterson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories is set in the Pacific Northwest and explores themes of love and the human drive to connect with others
Un segreto di boschi e di stelle : romanzo by David Guterson( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceders in de sneeuw by David Guterson( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vlak na de Tweede Wereldoorlog staat een Amerikaanse visser van Japanse afkomst terecht op beschuldiging van moord waardoor oude wonden openrijten en de haat tegen Japanners opnieuw oplaait
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vlak na de Tweede Wereldoorlog staat een Amerikaanse visser van Japanse afkomst terecht op beschuldiging van moord waardoor oude wonden openrijten en de haat tegen Japanners opnieuw oplaait
 
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Alternative Names
David Guterson Amerikaans schrijver

David Guterson amerikansk författare

David Guterson amerikansk skribent

David Guterson écrivain américain

David Guterson pisarz amerykański

David Guterson scrittore statunitense

David Guterson US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Englischlehrer und Journalist

Gūtersons, Deivids

Гутерсон, Давид

Дэвид Гатерсон

グタ-ソン, デイヴィッド

グターソン, デイヴィッド

グターソン, デイビッド

グターソン, デヴィッド

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East of the mountainsOur Lady of the ForestThe otherSnow falling on cedarsEd King : a novelFamily matters : why homeschooling makes senseThe country ahead of us, the country behind : storiesThe other