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Boyden, Joseph 1966-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 236 publications in 9 languages and 6,188 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR9199.4.B69, 813.6
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Publications about Joseph Boyden
Publications by Joseph Boyden
Most widely held works by Joseph Boyden
Three day road : a novel by Joseph Boyden( Book )
76 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
In 1916, two Cree Indians enlist in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces and are sent to the western front as sharpshooters
Through a black spruce by Joseph Boyden( Book )
44 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
Maintaining a bedside vigil for her comatose uncle, Annie Bird remembers a painful search for her missing sister, while her Uncle Will, a legendary Cree bush pilot, ruminates on a tragic betrayal that cost him his family
The orenda by Joseph Boyden( Book )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
"History reveals itself when, in the seventeenth century, a Jesuit missionary ventures into the Canadian wilderness in search of converts-the defining moment of first contact between radically different worlds. What unfolds over the next several years is truly epic, constantly illuminating and surprising, sometimes comic, always entrancing and ultimately all too human in its tragic grandeur. Christophe has been in the New World only a year when his native guides abandon him to flee their Iroquois pursuers. A Huron warrior and elder named Bird soon takes him prisoner, along with a young Iroquois girl, Snow Falls, whose family he has just killed, and holds them captive in his massive village. Champlain's Iron People have only recently begun trading with the Huron, who mistrust them as well as this Crow who has now trespassed onto their land; and her people, of course, have become the Huron's greatest enemy. Putting both to death would resolve the issue, but Bird sees Christophe as a potential envoy to those in New France, and Snow Falls as a replacement for his two daughters who were murdered by the Iroquois. The relationships between these three are reshaped again and again as life comes at them relentlessly: a dangerous trading mission, friendly exchanges with allied tribes, shocking victories and defeats in battle, and sicknesses the likes of which no one has ever witnessed. The Orenda traces a story of blood and hope, suspicion and trust, hatred and love, that comes to a head when Jesuit and Huron join together against the stupendous wrath of the Iroquois, when everything that any of them has ever known or believed faces nothing less than annihilation. A saga nearly four hundred years old, it is also timeless and eternal"--
Born with a tooth by Joseph Boyden( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirteen beautifully written stories about aboriginal life in Ontario
Up Ghost River : A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History by Edmund Metatawabin( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada's worst residential schools. St. Anne's, in northernn Ontario, is an institution now notorious for the range of punishments that staff and teachers inflicted on students. Years later, in seeking healing, Metatawabin participated in native cultural training workshops that emphasize the holistic approach to personhood at the heart of Cree culture. Now his mission is to help the next generation of residential school survivors
Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont by Joseph Boyden( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"Louis Riel is regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot. The Métis leader who fought for the rights of his people against an encroaching tide of white settlers helped establish the province of Manitoba before escaping to the United States. Gabriel Dumont was a successful hunter and Métis chief, a man tested by warfare, a pragmatist who differed from the devout Riel. Giller Prize--winning novelist Joseph Boyden argues that Dumont, part of a delegation that had sought out Riel in exile, may not have foreseen the impact on the Métis cause of bringing Riel home. While making rational demands of Sir John A. Macdonald's government, Riel seemed increasingly overtaken by a messianic mission. His execution in 1885 by the Canadian government still reverberates today. Boyden provides fresh, controversial insight into these two seminal Canadian figures and how they shaped the country." --Publisher's website
Through black spruce by Joseph Boyden( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Cree bush pilot Will Bird lies comatose in a hospital, while his wayward niece Annie arrives to sit in silent vigil by his side. Slowly their stories reveal two people previously separated by great distances, beaten and broken, and searching for some sense of where they belong in the world
Three day road by Joseph Boyden( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Cree Indians and best-friends Xavier and Elijah enlist in the Canadian Army in 1915, eager to become heroes. Seasoned hunters, the men become expert snipers, but their horrifying experiences serving in World War I will leave devastating impressions on each man's life
The orenda a novel by Joseph Boyden( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
An epic story of first contact between radically different worlds, steeped in the natural beauty and brutality of our country's formative years
Vision circle : the art of Roy Thomas : a retrospective exhibition by Elizabeth McLuhan( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
From Mushkegowuk to New Orleans : a mixed blood highway by Joseph Boyden( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont by Joseph Boyden( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Riel, regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot, fought for the rights of the Maetis people and helped establish the province of Manitoba before escaping to the United States. Gabriel Dumont was a successful hunter and Maetis chief, a pragmatist who may not have foreseen the impact on the Maetis cause of bringing Riel home. Riel's execution in 1885 by the Canadian government still reverberates today. Some descriptions of violence. c2010
Northwords ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The city and the spirit garden : Prince Arthur's Landing, Thunder Bay ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Through magnificent photography and a series of essays by Canadian authors, including Joseph Boyden and John Ralston Saul, this publication documents the renewal of Thunder Bay's waterfront overlooking Lake Superior. The project, Prince Arthur's Landing, embodies an approach to urban design, landscape architecture and public art that reflects regional influences and sustainable development. The book chronicles a design process based on citizen collaboration and cultural integration. In particular the influence of Aboriginal culture is expressed throughout the project."--amazon.ca
The United States of America by United States( Book )
1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Book Club Kit by Joseph Boyden( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Postmodern Approaches to the Short Story ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Postmodernism, as a mode of the contemporary short story, has been clearly established and recognized by short story theorists. But postmodern theory, as pervasive as it has become among academics in the last half century, has scarcely been applied to the short story genre in particular. Many contemporary scholars, nonetheless, are currently making use of certain postmodern thematic approaches to help them determine meanings of particular short stories. T''Short story theory began with Edgar Allan Poe's review of Twice-Told Tales, a collection of stories by his contemporary, Nathaniel Hawthorne. But theoretical discussions of the short story languished until modernism and the new criticism provided impetus for further development. Surprisingly, though, the next large critical movement, postmodernism, failed to address the short story as a genre. But while there is little postmodern theory concerning the short story, contemporary scholars have used certain postmodern critical approaches to help determine meaning. This book demonstrates the effect of postmodern theory on the study of the short story genre.''The expert contributors to this volume examine such topics as genre and form, the role of the reader, cultural and ethnic diversity, and feminist perspectives on the short story. In doing so, they apply postmodern theoretical approaches to international short stories, be they in the traditional mode, the modern mode, or the postmodern mode. The volume looks at fiction by Edith Wharton, Henry James, Katherine Mansfield, and other authors, and at Iranian short fiction, the postcolonial short story, the fantastic in short fiction, and other subjects
Kikwaakew by Joseph Boyden( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five years after the war of Three Day Road, Joseph Boyden revisits Xavier Bird, who looks to his sons to help defeat an old foe on the trap lines. Kikwaakew first appeared in the July/August 2012 issue of The Walrus magazine
Kwe : standing with our sisters ( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Boyden, Joseph A. 1966-
Joseph Boyden Canadian writer
Joseph Boyden kanadyjski pisarz
ג'וזף בוידן
Languages
English (179)
French (20)
German (10)
Italian (4)
Dutch (4)
Hungarian (3)
Hebrew (3)
Spanish (3)
Catalan (2)
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