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Birdsell, Sandra 1942-

Overview
Works: 39 works in 179 publications in 3 languages and 2,728 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  History  Television mini-series  Christian fiction  Film series 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR9199.3.B4385, 813.54
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Publications about Sandra Birdsell
Publications by Sandra Birdsell
Most widely held works by Sandra Birdsell
Katya by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Katya Vogt is an old woman living in North America, but her rich past is in a Mennonite community in the Russian steppes, where her family's religion, their traditions, and her father's position as farm manager of a luxurious estate set them apart from the surrounding Russian community
The chrome suite : a novel by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
A woman's ill-fated life. Amy Barber comes from a small town in Canada. At 17 she is raped, her parents divorce, she marries a man who forces her to shoplift. He deserts her, she marries a Polish filmmaker, but now that communism is dead, he decides to return to Poland. By the author of Agassiz
The Russländer by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Katherine (Katya) Vogt is now an old woman living in Winnipeg, but her story begins in Russia in 1910, on a wealthy Mennonite estate. In the wake of the First World War, the tensions between the landlords and their disgruntled workers who toil the land begin to engulf Russia and her community, leading to an unspeakable act of violence that ends her innocent world. In the difficult years that follow, Katya struggles to survive and tries to come to terms with the terrible events that befell her and her family. 2001
The missing child : a novel by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Isolated deep in a glacial valley, the town of Agassiz churns with conflicting undercurrents. Yet only eccentric, lovable Minnie Pullman, possessed of an extraordinary gift of memory, is aware that an ancient underground glacier is melting and the valley is about to be wiped out. Winner of the 1989 W.H. Smith / Books in Canada First Novel Award. 1989
Waiting for Joe : a novel by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"On a chilly early morning in late spring, Joe Beaudry and his wife, Laurie, wake up in a stolen motorhome on the edge of a Walmart parking lot in Regina, Saskatchewan. They've gone bust: lost the house that was Joe's gift from his dad, lost the business Joe started when he got married, and had to put Joe's ancient father in a nursing home in Winnipeg while they flee their creditors"--Jacket
Children of the day : a novel by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
An immigrant Mennonite woman with a dark past marries a Mťis Winnipeg cabdriver
The two-headed calf by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Night travellers by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Ladies of the house by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Agassiz stories : Night travellers and Ladies of the house by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 libraries worldwide
A feast of longing by Sarah Klassen( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Long after fathers by Roberta Rees( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
The town that floated away by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Virginia desperately wants to get away from her "preposterously protective parents," but when an unusual confluence of events sends her whole town sailing away leaving her behind, she finds herself beginning to shrink
Daughters of the country ( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
From the historic encounter between Indian and European in the Canadian northwest emerged a mixed-blood nation, the Métis. Here, in a four-part compilation dramatic series that spans two centuries, is their proud story, told from the point of view of courageous Métis women
Places not our own ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Set in 1929, a Métis family struggles to maintain its dignity and spirit against the prejudice they encounter from the townspeople in the prairie town to which they have moved
Agassiz stories by Sandra Birdsell( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The superbly crafted stories in this internationally acclaimed collection trace four generations of the LafreniEre family in the fictional small town of Agassiz, Manitoba, from the time of the great flood of 1950 to the present. There is Mika, the matriarch of the family, tired of being a mother to her children, and her MEtis husband, Maurice, who is by turns fascinated and ashamed of his Native heritage. Their marriage has long been an uneasy truce. As their children grow up to pursue their own lives, the frustrations of one generation will collide with the dreams of another, and the past will leave an indelible mark on all that is to come. Agassiz Stories is at once funny and heartbreaking, and written with a rare, illuminating honesty. From the Trade Paperback edition
Making a difference : Canadian multicultural literature by Smaro Kamboureli( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The russlander by Sandra Birdsell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Katherine (Katya) Vogt is now an old woman living in Winnipeg, but her story begins in Russia in 1910, on a wealthy Mennonite estate. In the wake of the First World War, the tensions between the landlords and their disgruntled workers who toil the land begin to engulf Russia and her community, leading to an unspeakable act of violence that ends her innocent world. In the difficult years that follow, Katya struggles to survive and tries to come to terms with the terrible events that befell her and her family
 
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Alternative Names
Birdsell, Sandra
Birdsell Sandra Louise
Birdsell, Sandra Louise 1942-
Sandra Birdsell Canadees romanschrijfster
Sandra Birdsell Canadian writer
Sandra Birdsell escritora canadiense
Sandra Birdsell kanadische Schriftstellerin
Sandra Birdsell kanadyjska pisarka
Languages
English (140)
French (2)
German (1)
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