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Doyle, Brian

Overview
Works: 51 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 8,480 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Bio-bibliography  History  Detective and mystery stories  Sea stories 
Roles: Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.D773, [FIC]
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Publications about Brian Doyle
Publications by Brian Doyle
Most widely held works about Brian Doyle
 
Most widely held works by Brian Doyle
Pure Spring by Brian Doyle( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,342 libraries worldwide
It's spring in post-World War II Ottawa and Matin has found a true home. He's also working even though he had to lie about his age to get the job. Martin is also in love, but his boss is robbing the family of the one he loves
The who's who of children's literature by Brian Doyle( Book )
21 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
Lists over 400 major authors and illustrators of children's stories from 1800's to present
The square of revenge by Pieter Aspe( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
The beautiful medieval architecture of Bruges belies the dark longings of her residents. When the wealthy and powerful Ludovic Degroof's jewelry store is broken into, nothing is stolen, but the jewels have been dissolved in jars of aqua regia, an acid so strong it can even melt gold. In the empty safe is a scrap of paper on which a strange square has been drawn. At first, Inspector Van In pays little attention to the paper, focusing on the bizarre nature of the burglary. But when Degroof's offspring also receive letters with this same square, Van In and the beautiful new DA Hannelore Martens find themselves unraveling a complex web of enigmatic Latin phrases, a baroness's fallen family, and Degroof's relationship with a hostage grandchild, ransomed for a priceless collection of art
Boy O'Boy by Brian Doyle( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Martin O'Boy's life is not easy. His beloved grandmother has just died, his pregnant mother and father fight all the time, and his twin, Phil, is completely incapacitated. And yet, for Martin, life in Ottawa's Lowertown is not all bad: he has his best friend Billy Batson, the movies, his one-eared cat Cheap, and then there's Buz, his glamorous next-door neighbor, who's off at the war.As the war comes to an end with the bombing of Hiroshima, Ottawa is plunged into a state of turmoil - returning soldiers, parties, fights, and drunks fill the streets. Meanwhile, turmoil of another kind is brewing closer to home: Martin and Billy joined the church choir to earn some money, and the organist, Mr. T. D. S. George, is very interested in Martin. As the reader knows, though Martin doesn't, this interest is a very dangerous thing. But Martin has a pure soul, Billy's friendship, his cat's affection, Buz's imminent return, and his grandmother's love - all of which help him to deliver justice to Mr. George and heal himself and others
Mary Ann Alice by Brian Doyle( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
A new dam will cover more than rocks and fossils
Uncle Ronald by Brian Doyle( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
In 1895, to escape his violent father, Mickey is sent to stay with his Uncle Ronald and his twin aunts in the hills north of Ottawa and learns to feel safe for the first time in his life
Easy Avenue by Brian Doyle( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
An assortment of characters from all walks of life help high school freshman Hubbo learn that there are many kinds of wealth, and that money really can't buy happiness
Angel Square by Brian Doyle( Book )
22 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 libraries worldwide
In 1945 in Ottawa's Lowertown, Tommy, also known as The Shadow, and two of his friends, one French Canadian, one Irish, try to find out who attacked the father of their Jewish friend Sammy
Spud Sweetgrass by Brian Doyle( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Spud and his friends need to prove who is dumping grease into the Ottawa River
Covered bridge / Brian Doyle by Brian Doyle( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
When the local covered bridge, home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman, is threatened by development, Hubbo O'Driscoll must devise a strategy to save it
Up to Low by Brian Doyle( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A cast of motley characters helps Young Tommy and Baby Bridget discover that there are many ways to love and heal and die
Spud in winter by Brian Doyle( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
When Spud Sweetgrass sees something he shouldn't, Detective Kennedy wants to know! But Spud's afraid of what will happen to him and his friends if he tells
You can pick me up at Peggy's Cove by Brian Doyle( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Sequel to 'Hey, Dad!'
Hey, dad! by Brian Doyle( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Megan dreads making a road trip all the way across Canada with her parents and younger brother Ryan, but as the days go by Megan begins to change her mind
The Thorny Grace of It : And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics by Brian Doyle( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Best-selling and award-winning essayist Brian Doyle knows that the heartbeat of Catholicism is found not in papal decrees and pageantry, but in the parish halls, potluck dinners, and the believing community. In this spirited collection of more than 40 essays, Doyle employs his trademark wit, candor, and gusto for life and faith to reignite readers’ excitement for Catholicism as he plumbs some of the stickier and trickier elements of the Catholic character. From preparing for his first confession with a fake laundry list of sins to his young observations of President Kennedy’s assassination, Doyle’s passionate writing makes for a heartfelt, genuine, and often laugh-out-loud read. The Thorny Grace of It reaffirms that the Catholic faith—imperfect as it is—is wildly aflame in hearts and lives everywhere. “It is a boon, a blessing, to have Brian Doyle’s vagabond essays now rubbing elbows in a single, handy, and altogether delightful volume." - Kenneth L. Woodward, author of The Book of Miracles
The Low life : five great tales from up and down the river by Brian Doyle( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Five novels chronicle the experiences of young people living in and around the Gatineau River Valley on the border of Québec and Ontario from 1895 to the 1950s
Je t'attends à Peggy's Cove by Brian Doyle( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Durant une période de réflexion causée par le départ de son père, Ryan va habiter chez sa tante, à Peggy's Cove, un petit village côtier de Nouvelle-Ecosse. Il y fait la connaissance d'Eddie, de Wingding et aussi celle de James, un jeune délinquant. Il sera pêcheur avec les uns et voleur, avec l'autre. Tout est bon pour inquiéter son père et l'inciter à revenir. Les personnages de Brian Doyle sont simples, ordinaires, prévisibles, en un mot réalistes. L'auteur ne cherche pas à en faire des héros. Pour les 12-14 ans
The plover : a novel by Brian Doyle( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"A compelling, marvelous novel by the acclaimed author of Mink River Declan O Donnell has left Oregon aboard his boat, the Plover, to escape the life that's so troubled him on land. He sets course west into the Pacific in search of solitude. Instead, he finds a crew, each in search of something themselves, and what at first seems a lonely sea voyage becomes a rapturous, heartfelt celebration of life's surprising paths, planned and unplanned"--
De schaduw by Brian Doyle( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Der Mann mit der Maske by Brian Doyle( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 libraries worldwide
 
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English (190)
French (6)
German (5)
Dutch (1)
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