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Bohjalian, Chris 1960-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 555 publications in 17 languages and 48,103 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Historical fiction  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: PS3552.O495, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Chris Bohjalian
Publications by Chris Bohjalian
Most widely held works about Chris Bohjalian
 
Most widely held works by Chris Bohjalian
Midwives : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
65 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,918 libraries worldwide
The trial of a midwife in 1980s Vermont. Sybil Danforth, with several hundred deliveries to her name, claims the mother was dead when she opened her to save the baby. The prosecution claims the mother was alive and the operation was illegal. The story is narrated by Sybil's daughter, portraying the trial as another round in the persecution of midwives by the New England medical profession
The double bind : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,316 libraries worldwide
Laurel Estabrook life changes drastically after being attacked. She goes from being outgoing to withdrawn, her photography and work at a homeless shelter are now her life. Laurel meets Bobby, a mentally ill man, at the shelter with a box of photos he won't let anyone see. When he dies she discovers that he photographed celebrities. Laurel becomes obsessed and searches for the truth of his former life
Skeletons at the feast : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,914 libraries worldwide
As Hitler's Third Reich crumbles, an aristocratic Prussian woman and her child flee west away from the approaching Russian army. Eventually they form an unlikely alliance with a Jewish man escaping from the concentration camps
The sandcastle girls : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,777 libraries worldwide
"Parallel stories of a woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier during the Armenian Genocide and a modern-day New Yorker prompted to rediscover her Armenian past"--
Secrets of Eden : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,647 libraries worldwide
After the murder of Alice Hayward and the suicide of her husband, Reverend Stephen Drew flees the pulpit and is saved from despair only by a meeting with Heather Laurent, the author of wildly successful, inspirational books about angels. Heather, identifying deeply with Alice's daughter, Katie, mentors the young girl but soon suspects that Alice's husband may not have killed himself ... and that Alice had secrets only her minister knew
The guest room : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,402 libraries worldwide
When Richard Chapman hosts his brother's bachelor party, his wife Kristin takes their young daughter to Manhattan for the evening. What she does not expect is bacchanalian drunkenness, her husband sharing a dangerously intimate moment in the guest room, and two women stabbing and killing their Russian bodyguards before driving off into the night. As their life rapidly spirals into nightmare, their home now a crime scene, Richard's investment banking firm puts him on indefinite leave, and Kristin is unsure if she can forgive her husband
The night strangers : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,391 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Secrets of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story. In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern New Hampshire, a door has long been sealed shut with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts. The home's new owners are Chip and Emily Linton and their twin ten-year-old daughters. Together they hope to rebuild their lives there after Chip, an airline pilot, has to ditch his 70-seat regional jet in Lake Champlain after double engine failure. Unlike the Miracle on the Hudson, however, most of the passengers aboard Flight 1611 die on impact or drown. The body count' Thirty-nine ' a coincidence not lost on Chip when he discovers the number of bolts in that basement door. Meanwhile, Emily finds herself wondering about the women in this sparsely populated White Mountain village ' self-proclaimed herbalists ' and their interest in her fifth-grade daughters. Are the women mad' Or is it her husband, in the wake of the tragedy, whose grip on sanity has become desperately tenuous' The result is a poignant and powerful ghost story with all the hallmarks readers have come to expect from bestselling novelist Chris Bohjalian: a palpable sense of place, an unerring sense of the demons that drive us, and characters we care about deeply. The difference this time' Some of those characters are dead. From the Hardcover edition
The light in the ruins : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,383 libraries worldwide
Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence, the noble Rosatis family become prisoners in their home when eighteen-year-old Cristina's courtship by a German lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate, a situation that leads to a serial murder investigation years later
Before you know kindness : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Slovenian and held by 2,234 libraries worldwide
For ten summers, the extended Seton family met at their country home in New Hampshire, but during the eleventh summer everything changed
Close your eyes, hold hands : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
Living in an igloo of ice and trash bags half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy
The law of similars : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
In Vermont, a prosecutor forges documents to save an alternative-medicine healer from a malpractice suit. Leland Fowler had his throat infection cured by homeopath Carissa Lake and they fell in love. Now a patient has died on her and she has problems, and soon so will he. By the author of Midwives
The buffalo soldier : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
After losing their twin daughters in a flash flood, a grief-stricken couple take in a foster child
Trans-sister radio : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
The bestselling author of "Midwives" and "The Law of Similars" now uses subtlety to explore the very nature of love and identity
The sandcastle girls by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
Presents parallel stories of a woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier during the Armenian Genocide of World War I and a modern-day New Yorker prompted to rediscover her Armenian past
Secrets of Eden a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
After the murder of Alice Hayward and the suicide of her husband, Reverend Stephen Drew flees the pulpit and is saved from despair only by a meeting with Heather Laurent, the author of wildly successful, inspirational books about angels. Heather, identifying deeply with Alice's daughter, Katie, mentors the young girl but soon suspects that Alice's husband may not have killed himself ... and that Alice had secrets only her minister knew
The night strangers by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Secrets of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story. In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern New Hampshire, a door has long been sealed shut with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts. The home's new owners are Chip and Emily Linton and their twin ten-year-old daughters. Together they hope to rebuild their lives there after Chip, an airline pilot, had to ditch his 70-seat regional jet in Lake Champlain after double engine failure. Unlike the Miracle on the Hudson, however, most of the passengers aboard Flight 1611 died on impact or were drowned. The body count? Thirty-nine, a coincidence not lost on Chip when he discovers the number of bolts in that basement door. Meanwhile, Emily finds herself wondering about the women in this sparsely populated White Mountain village, self-proclaimed herbalists, and their interest in her fifth-grade daughters. Are the women mad? Or is it her husband, in the wake of the tragedy, whose grip on sanity has become desperately tenuous? The result is a powerful ghost story with a palpable sense of place, an unerring sense of the demons that drive us, and characters we care about deeply. The difference this time? Some of those characters are dead
The light in the ruins by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
"1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two soldiers, a German and an Italian, arrive at the villa asking to see an ancient Etruscan burial site, the Rosatis' bucolic tranquility is shattered. A young German lieutenant begins to court Cristina, the Nazis descend upon the estate demanding hospitality, and what was once was their sanctuary becomes their prison. 1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, has her own demons. A beautiful woman, Serafina carefully hides her scars along with her haunting memories of the war. But when she is assigned to a gruesome new case-- a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood-- Serafina finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history" -- from publisher's web site
Close your eyes, hold hands by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Living in an igloo of ice and trash bags half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy
The double bind a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Laurel Estabrook's life changes drastically after being attacked. Formerly outgoing, she withdraws into her photography and begins to work at a homeless shelter. There she meets Bobby, a mentally ill man, with a box of photos he won't let anyone see. When he dies, she discovers that he was a successful photography. Laurel becomes obsessed with Bobby's former life and with the idea that some of his photograph's reveal a deeply hidden, dark family secret
Water witches by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
A conflict between a ski resort attempting to expand and environmentalists wanting to preserve a mountain for nature. The setting is Vermont, the protagonist, a lawyer hired by the ski resort to handle their case. As the novel progresses he becomes convinced of the validity of the opposition's cause
 
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Alternative Names
Bodžaljans, Kriss, 1960-
Bohjahlian, Chris
Bohjalian, Chris.
Bohjalian Chris 1960-....
Bohjalian, Christopher A.
Bohjalian, Christopher A. 1960-
Bohjalian, Christopher A.‏ ‎ (Christopher Aram),‏ 1960-
Bohjalyan, Kʻris 1960-
Chris Bohjalian American novelist
Chris Bohjalian Amerikaans romanschrijver
Քրիս Բոհջալյան
בוג'אליאן, כריס 1960-
ボジャリアン, クリス
Languages
English (363)
French (14)
Italian (8)
Chinese (6)
Polish (5)
German (4)
Dutch (4)
Hebrew (3)
Spanish (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Japanese (2)
Slovenian (2)
Hungarian (2)
Korean (2)
Armenian (2)
Croatian (1)
Indonesian (1)
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