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Bohjalian, Chris 1960-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 534 publications in 12 languages and 45,913 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Love stories  Suspense fiction  Ghost stories  Historical fiction  Legal stories  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
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 )
59 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,176 libraries worldwide
In the pastoral community of Reddington, Vermont, during the harsh winter of 1981, Sibyl Danforth makes a life-or-death decision based on fifteen years of experience as a respected midwife -- a decision intended to save a child, a decision that will change her life forever
The double bind : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,576 libraries worldwide
Working at a homeless shelter, Laurel Estabrook encounters Bobbie Crocker, a man with a history of mental illness and a box of secret photos, but when Bobbie dies suddenly, Laurel embarks on an obsessive search for the truth behind the photos
Skeletons at the feast : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,166 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 )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,129 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 )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 3,000 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 : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,857 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 )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,715 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 )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Slovenian and held by 2,425 libraries worldwide
For ten summers, the extended Seton family met at their country home in New Hampshire, but during the eleventh summer everything changed
The law of similars : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,008 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 )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,985 libraries worldwide
After losing their twin daughters in a flash flood, a grief-stricken couple take in a foster child
Close your eyes, hold hands : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
14 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,946 libraries worldwide
Six months ago, a nuclear plant in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom experienced a cataclysmic meltdown, and both of Emily's parents were killed. Her father was in charge of the plant-- was he drunk when it happened? Instead of following the rest of the refugees after the meltdown, Emily takes off on her own for Burlington, where she survives by stealing, sleeping on the floor of a drug dealer's apartment, and inventing a new identity for herself. When Emily befriends Cameron, a homeless boy, she protects him with a ferocity she didn't know she had. But can she outrun her past, or escape her grief?
Trans-sister radio : a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,491 libraries worldwide
The bestselling author of "Midwives" and "The Law of Similars" now uses subtlety to explore the very nature of love and identity
Water witches by Chris Bohjalian( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,339 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. By the author of Past the Bleachers
The sandcastle girls by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,336 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"--
The night strangers by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,305 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
Secrets of Eden a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,262 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 light in the ruins by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,170 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
The double bind a novel by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,123 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
Skeletons at the feast by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 libraries worldwide
In January 1945, a small group of people attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from Warsaw to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines
Close your eyes, hold hands by Chris Bohjalian( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 904 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
 
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Alternative Names
Bohjahlian, Chris
Bohjalian, Chris.
Bohjalian Chris 1960-....
Bohjalian, Christopher A.
Bohjalian, Christopher A. 1960-
Bohjalian, Christopher A. (Christopher Aram), 1960-
בוג'אליאן, כריס 1960-
ボジャリアン, クリス
Languages
English (384)
Italian (8)
French (7)
Chinese (5)
Polish (5)
Dutch (5)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (2)
Slovenian (2)
Hungarian (2)
Croatian (1)
Indonesian (1)
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