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Houston, James D.

Overview
Works: 82 works in 252 publications in 2 languages and 12,694 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Aerial photographs  Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PS3558.O87, 940.54727309794
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Most widely held works by James D Houston
Farewell to Manzanar; a true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Book )
72 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 4,418 libraries worldwide
A touching true story of a Japanese American family who was sent to live at an internment camp during World War II
Snow Mountain passage : a novel by James D Houston( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
The story of James Frazier Reed, his family, and the doomed Donner Party
Bird of another heaven : a novel by James D Houston( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Sheridan Brody sets out to rediscover his family through the journals of his great-grandmother, Nani Keala, a half-Indian, half-Hawaiian woman who became a consort and confidante to the last king of Hawaii
The last paradise : a novel by James D Houston( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
A fire at a geothermal plant near a volcano in Hawaii is blamed on eco-activists, but native Hawaiians accuse developers of angering the volcano's god. Insurance adjustor Travis Doyle flies to the scene, discovers an old love and together they are caught in a volcanic eruption
Continental drift by James D Houston( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
The San Andreas Fault is both a real and a metaphorical player in this novel of California in the early 70s, set on a ranch near Monterey Bay where, in the legendary land of promise, abundant possibilities and agents of destruction live side by side
Love life : a novel by James D Houston( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Californians : searching for the Golden State by James D Houston( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
California heartland : writing from the Great Central Valley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Open field by John Brodie( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Surfing, the sport of Hawaiian kings by Ben R Finney( Book )
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Form VI Merit Prize awarded to B.J. Griffin, December 1969. Signed: 'David R. Lawrence'
A native son of the Golden West; a novel by James D Houston( Book )
5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Surfing : a history of the ancient Hawaiian sport by Ben R Finney( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Gig by James D Houston( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Farewell to Manzanar : and related readings by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment
One can think about life after the fish is in the canoe : and other coastal sketches by James D Houston( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( visu )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
The true story of the Wakatsuki family of Santa Monica, California, is told by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, who was seven years old when she and her family were taken by bus 250 miles to Camp Manzanar, near the High Sierras. The drama follows the family from their well-ordered, pleasant life in Santa Monica to the emotion-shattering experience of being uprooted and evacuated to camps
Chinatown dreams : the life and photographs of George Lee ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
West Coast fiction : modern writing from California, Oregon, and Washington by James D Houston( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
The swastika on our door / Alice Adams -- Gold / M.F. Beal -- Nights in the gardens of Spain / Gina Berriault -- [Excerpt] from Trout fishing in America / Richard Brautigan -- So much water so close to home / Raymond Carver -- [Excerpt] from The long goodbye / Raymond Chandler -- Christ has returned to earth and preaches here nightly / Leonard Gardner -- [Excerpt] from Continental drift / James D. Houston -- [Excerpt] from Dharma bums / Jack Kerouac -- Wakonda, [an excerpt] from Sometimes a great notion / Ken Kesey -- No name woman, [an excerpt] from The woman warrior: memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts / Maxine Hong Kingston -- The Van Gogh field / William Kittredge -- Last courtesies / Ella Leffland -- [Excerpt] from The underground man / Ross Macdonald -- Hey sailor, what ship? / Tillie Olsen -- [Excerpt] from The last days of Louisiana Red / Ishmael Reed -- [Excerpt] from Another roadside attraction / Tom Robbins -- The washo watched, [an excerpt] from Rabbit boss / Thomas Sanchez -- The somebody / Danny Santiago -- The summer of the beautiful white horse / William Saroyan -- New Almaden, [an excerpt] from Angle of repose / Wallace Stegner -- Flight, [an excerpt] from The long valley / John Steinbeck -- [Excerpt] from Pocho / José Antonio Villareal -- All the night without food, [an excerpt] from Homebase / Shawn Wong -- Yoneko's earthquake / Hisaye Yamamoto -- [Excerpt] from Sitting pretty / Al Young
Where light takes its color from the sea : a California notebook by James D Houston( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays and short fiction
A queen's journey : an unfinished novel about Hawaii's last monarch by James D Houston( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"There are few more intriguing characters in the history of Hawai'i than its last queen, Lili'uokalani--the island monarch who could just as easily read Shakespeare as 'sit barefooted on a woven mat.' A Queen's Journey is her tale, presented with mesmerizing detail by master storyteller James D. Houston, who captures the deep ambiguities of Lili'uokalani's magnetic personality and the tumultuous times in which she lived."--Page 2 of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Hourston, Dudley James 1933-2009
James D. Houston Amerikaans romanschrijver (1933-2009)
جیمز دی. هیوستون
ヒューストン, ジェイムズ・D
Languages
English (177)
Japanese (2)
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