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Wilson, John 1951 August 2-

Works: 46 works in 100 publications in 2 languages and 4,714 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Biography  Popular works  Western stories  Detective and mystery stories  Diary fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6964, [FIC]
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Written in blood by John Wilson( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
A young man's search for the father who abandoned him takes him through the wilds of the Arizona Territory and northern Mexico during the 1870s and brings him in contact with an assortment of intriguing characters
Ghost moon by John Wilson( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
In the late 1870s, young Jim Doolen travels to New Mexico, where he befriends Bill Bonney and ends up in the middle of the Lincoln County War
And in the morning by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
When fifteen-year-old Jim Hay's father is killed in World War I, Jim is compelled to leave his native Scotland to fight, and struggles with the horrors of war as he tries to survive in the trenches of France
Flames of the tiger by John Wilson( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Dieter has grown up in Germany during Hitler's rise to power, believing everything that he has been told, but as his involvement in the war increases, he finds himself questioning these beliefs as he fights for survival
Death on the river by John Wilson( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Young Jake Clay joins the Union Army in the spring of 1864. His dreams of glory vanish, when he is wounded and taken prisoner in his first battle at Cold Harbor, Virginia, and confined to the Confederate prison camp at Andersonville, where 30,000 soldiers face violence, disease and starvation. Frightened and disillusioned, Jake takes up with Billy Sharp, an unscrupulous opportunist who shows him how to survive, no matter what the cost. By the war's end Jake's sleep is haunted by the ghosts of those who have died so he could live. When the camp is liberated, Jake and Billy head north on a Mississippi riverboat. Unknown to Jake, the fateful journey up river will come closer to killing him than Andersonville did, but it will also provide him with his one chance at redemption
Ghost mountains and vanished oceans : North America from birth to middle age by John Wilson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
The flags of war by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
As the American Civil War draws near, Nate MacGregor knows he must fight for his Southern homeland. Meanwhile, his cousin Walt in Canada West fears that due to the seizure of a Confederate ship with British envoys on board, Britain and her colonies could be drawn into the war -- on the side of the Confederate South, and slavery. Walt believes slavery is wrong. He could never fight in defense of it. Nate and Walt have never met, but as a country descends into chaos, a runaway slave named Sunday is about to change the cousins' lives forever. Although Nate MacGregor, a young soldier for the confederate army, and his cousin Walt in Canada have never met, their lives are effected by Sunday, a runaway slave
Victorio's war by John Wilson( file )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Now a scout for the army, Jim Doolen feels trapped between the two worlds he has encountered during his three-year sojourn in the American south-west. Captured by his nemesis Ghost Moon and his band of Apache warriors, Jim is only saved from a slow and torturous death when his friend Wellington adopts him as a son. But now he is fighting on the wrong side. Will he be branded a traitor?
Stolen by John Wilson( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
On a visit to Australia, 15-year-old Sam meets Annabel. Together they search for the remains of a legendary shipwreck
Battle scars by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
This sequel to The Flags of War continues the adventures of two cousins, Walt and Nate McGregor, and of Sunday, the former slave on Nate's father's plantation. They have survived the carnage at Shiloh. But the war rages on. Nate returns to the family plantation to find it in ruins. In despair he turns back to the only life he knows - the army. Meanwhile, Walt and Sunday re-enlist to fight for their beliefs, no matter how great the danger. The three young men meet again at the notorious Libby prison in Virginia: Nate as a guard, Sunday a slave and Walt a prisoner. Their grim reunion at Libby - where prison walls divide them - highlights the complexity of a war that tore a nation apart. In such a terrible place, can the three battle-scarred soldiers hope for anything more than survival?
North with Franklin : the lost journals of James Fitzjames by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
"Sir John Franklin and a hand-picked crew of 129 set sail from England in search of a Northwest Passage over Canada's unforgiving Arctic. The expedition was last seen by European eyes off the coast of Greenland in 1845. Search parties were sent and returned with chilling reports. Human remains, equipment and sleds lay inextricably scattered over long stretches of frozen shoreline. Based on a series of letters written by expedition officer James Fitzjames--to the young wife of a close friend--this work of fiction chronicles one of the most enduring mysteries of the grand era of Arctic exploration and sheds new light on the expedition and the fate of its crew."--Back cover
Norman Bethune : a life of passionate conviction by John Wilson( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Crusade by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
When the Crusaders attack the city of Béziers in 1209, two boys from different backgrounds barely escape from the mayhem with their lives and they flee while plotting to uncover a secret that could change the world
Bones by John Wilson( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Sam and Annabel are visiting Drumheller, Alberta, where the farmland Sam's mother lives on is host to a dinosaur dig. Annabel, an avid learner, is thrilled to have access to paleontologists and spends as much time as she can near the dig, much to Sam's dismay. But when they learn the dig has uncovered scientifically important bones, even Sam's interest is piqued. In fact, the whole town is talking about the dig. When Sam and Annabel learn that Humphrey Battleford, a famous collector of stolen goods, is in the area, they are on high alert to keep the ancient bones safe
Norman Bethune homme de caractère et de conviction by John Wilson( file )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Récit biographique de ce médecin canadien méconnu, originaire de l'Ontario, ayant pratiqué au Québec pendant huit ans en tant que chirurgien (Hôpital Royal Victoria et Hôpital Sacré-Coeur). Déçu par l'injustice du système de santé d'antan, il devient militant communiste et s'engagea dans la guerre civile d'Espagne (1936-1937), puis à compter de 1938 lutta pour la Chine maoïste, où il mourut en héros. Chronologie, p. 161-178. [SDM]
Ghosts of James Bay by John Wilson( file )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Al is spending the summer on the shores of James Bay with his eccentric archeologist father who s looking for proof from the first settlers to live there. On the last day Al becomes disoriented by thick fog which clears to show the ship Discovery and Henry Hudson. Can Al solve the mystery of the disappearance of the ship and crew?
Lost in Spain by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
When Ted and his parents are vacationing in Europe during the summer of 1936, they become embroiled in the burgeoning Spanish Civil War
Wings of war by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
It's the early 1900s and Edward Setten is growing up in the prairies fascinated by his uncle, who is one of the very first people in Canada to pilot a plane. Despite his mother's protests, Edward learns to fly and, when war breaks out, joins the Royal Flying Corps
Broken arrow by John Wilson( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Steve thinks he made the right choice turning down a snowy week with his cousins at a cabin in northern Ontario in favor of a relaxing (and perhaps romantic) time under the Spanish sun with his friend, Laia. But when an email from his brother DJ arrives, implicating their grandfather in some shadowy international plots involving nuclear bombs, Steve and Laia immediately put aside all thoughts of a lazy, sun-drenched vacation. In a desperate attempt to find out if Steve's grandfather was a Cold War-era spy, they crack mysterious codes, confront violent Russian mobsters, dodge spies, unearth a bomb and avoid nudists. But the more they uncover, the more Steve wonders: whose side was Grandpa really on?
Discovering the Arctic : the story of John Rae by John Wilson( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Biography of arctic explorer, John Rae
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Alternative Names
Wilson, John Alexander.
Wilson John Alexander 1951-....
Wilson, John (John Alexander), 1951-
English (56)
French (6)
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