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King, Thomas 1943-

Works: 503 works in 1,024 publications in 4 languages and 16,045 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Conference proceedings  Catalogs  Picture books  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Translator, Interviewee, Illustrator
Classifications: PR9199.3.K4422, 813.54
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Green grass, running water by Thomas King( Book )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
When Medicine River was published in 1990, the New York Times said of Thomas King, "He knows his territory. His first novel is economical, precise, and elegant." Now King returns with his totally fresh voice - carefully controlled, yet without artifice - to present a complex web of character, myth, folklore, and contemporary and universal experience. Green Grass, Running Water is the story of five Blackfoot Indians in the town of Blossom and its nearby reserve, whose
Medicine River by Thomas King( Book )
45 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
A nature photographer returns to Medicine River, a small Albertan town. Interspersed among the tales of Medicine River are the memories of his childhood and the years that eventually lead him back home
Truth & Bright Water by Thomas King( Book )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
"This summer for Tecumseh and Lum, two young Native men coming of age, will be a summer of mysteries and returns. It opens with a distraught woman throwing things into the river out of a suitcase - then jumping in after. Tecumseh and Lum go to help, but she and her truck have disappeared. On the bluff overlooking the river, Tecumseh's dog discovers a child's skull. Other mysteries also puzzle Tecumseh - if his mom will take his dad back; if his rolling-stone Auntie Cassie is home to stay this time, and why she's brought a suitcase full of baby clothes; why no one protects Lum from his father's rages."
A Coyote solstice tale by Thomas King( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Czech and held by 622 libraries worldwide
After a little girl, who is dressed like a reindeer, crashes Coyote's solstice party, she brings them to a mall where Coyote has fun shopping--until he realizes he needs to pay for everything
All my relations : an anthology of contemporary Canadian native fiction ( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
The inconvenient Indian : a curious account of native people in North America by Thomas King( file )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
"The Inconvenient Indian is at once a "history" and the complete subversion of a history--in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be "Indian" in North America. Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this book distills the insights gleaned from that meditation, weaving the curiously circular tale of the relationship between non-Natives and Natives in the centuries since the two first encountered each other. In the process, King refashions old stories about historical events and figures, takes a sideways look at film and pop culture, relates his own complex experiences with activism, and articulates a deep and revolutionary understanding of the cumulative effects of ever-shifting laws and treaties on Native peoples and lands. This is a book both timeless and timely, burnished with anger but tempered by wit, and ultimately a hard-won offering of hope -- a sometimes inconvenient, but nonetheless indispensable account for all of us, Indian and non-Indian alike, seeking to understand how we might tell a new story for the future."
One good story, that one : stories by Thomas King( Book )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
One Good Story, That One is a collection steeped in native oral tradition and shot through with Thomas King's special brand of wit and comic imagination. These highly acclaimed stories conjure up Native and Judeo-Christian myths, present-day pop culture, and literature while mixing in just the right amount of perception and experience
A Coyote Columbus story by Thomas King( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Coyote loves to play ball, but Christopher Columbus is too busy looking for India and for something that will make him rich and famous
A short history of Indians in Canada : stories by Thomas King( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
"A flock of Indians has just flown smack into the side of a Bay Street skyscraper. Again. It's up to Bill and Rudy to tag the live ones, nurse them to health at the shelter and release them back into the wild. Thomas King is back in fabulous, fantastical form in this latest collection of short stories, some new, some previously published. Compiled in acomic tour de force, all of the selections in A Short History of Indians in Canada are showcases for King's wholly original brand of imagination and wit. In 20 tales, King pokes a sharp stick into the gears of the native myth-making machine, slyly exposing the raw underbelly of both historical and contemporary native-white relationships. Through the laughter, these stories shimmer brightly with the universal truths that unite us." Book Desc
The Native in literature ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Coyote sings to the moon by Thomas King( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Insulted because Coyote will not sing to her, Moon leaves the sky and returns only to get away from Coyote's singing
The second part of T. King's catalogue of books, for M. DCC. LXXXVIII. ... now selling ... by Thomas King by Thomas King( file )
8 editions published between 1788 and 2005 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A catalogue of books, including, among others, the library of the late Mr. Anthony Purver ... will begin selling February 1, 1786 ... by Thomas King by Thomas King( file )
9 editions published between 1786 and 2005 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Coyote's new suit by Thomas King( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Coyote is very satisfied with his soft, toasty brown suit until Raven hints there may be others that are better
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Alternative Names

controlled identity GoodWeather, Hartley, 1943-

Goodweather Hartley 1943-....
King, Thomas
King, Thomas Hunt
King, Thomas Hunt 1943-
King, Tom
English (351)
French (4)
German (3)
Czech (2)
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