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Saxton, Anne

Overview
Works: 32 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 68 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Religious fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Black humor 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR9199.3.Y523, 813.54
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Publications about Anne Saxton
Publications by Anne Saxton
Most widely held works by Anne Saxton
North of normal : a memoir of my wilderness childhood, my counterculture family, and how I survived both by Cea Sunrise Person( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
From nature child to international model by the age of thirteen, Person?s astonishing saga is one of long-held family secrets and extreme family dysfunction, all in an incredibly unusual setting. It is also the story of one girl?s deep-seated desire for normality - a desire that enabled her to risk everything, overcome adversity and achieve her dreams. c2014
The October horse : a novel of Caesar and Cleopatra by Colleen McCullough( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to "Caesar: Let the Dice Fly", the Roman emperor travels to Egypt to gather allies and supplies - and fathers a son with Cleopatra. Meanwhile his enemies, including Brutus, plot to regain the lustre of the republic by killing Caesar
Curse of the narrows : the Halifax Explosion, 1917 by Laura MacDonald( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
On December 7, 1917, in the heart of the World War I, two ships collided in Halifax harbour. The resulting explosion killed over 2,000 people and injured some 6,000 more. Macdonald presents the whole story of how the military, volunteers and ordinary citizens united to organize one of the most complex relief efforts in North American history
Missing Sarah : a Vancouver woman remembers her vanished sister by Maggie De Vries( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sarah de Vries disappeared in April of 1998. Her sister Maggie searches for clues and answers by reading Sarah's poetry and piecing together the collective memory of everyone who knew her
Wisdom's daughter by India Edghill( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A tale of political intrigue, illuminating the curious mixture of cultures and religions among the women of King Solomon's court, and focusing on the story of Solomon and his brief interaction with the Queen of Sheba. Rotating among multiple narrators, including several of King Solomon's 40 wives; his daughter Baalit; Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba; Solomon's war general; and Solomon himself, the story reveals why Bilqis came to King David's City and why Solomon lavished her with gifts and eventually gave her his daughter
The year of finding memory : a memoir by Judy Fong Bates( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Growing up in her father's hand laundry in small town Ontario, Fong Bates listened to stories of her parents' past lives in China, a place far removed from their every-day life of poverty and misery. But in spite of the allure of these stories, Fong Bates longed to be a Canadian girl. Fifty years later she finally went back to her ancestral home in China for a reunion that spiralled into a series of unanticipated discoveries. Some descriptions of violence
Scotch River by Linda Little( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Cass Hutt, bull rider, has lost his rodeo partner, severing Cass's only ties to his world. With nothing and no one to hold him, Cass is led back East by the sudden arrival of a mysterious land deed, back to Scotch River, Nova Scotia, and the sketchy boyhood memories he left to die there
A song for Nettie Johnson by Gloria Sawai( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In this collection of short stories set on the Prairies, Gloria Sawai examines the heartbreaking lives of people who are flawed but at the same time blessed. In the title story, an outcast and misunderstood woman and her disgraced lover struggle toward a last chance at redemption. In others: a young girl learns important things about herself - some of them extremely unpleasant - on a storm-ravaged Mother's Day weekend; a woman sitting on the deck outside her Moose Jaw home receives an unusual and unexpected gentleman caller; a woman on a road trip in search of her erstwhile husband finds instead the one thing she never expected to see again in her lifetime; a group of young school students prepares a memorial for the town's deceased doctor, at the inadvertent risk of deeply offending his widow. Winner of the 2002 Governor General's Award for Fiction. 2001
Mercy : a novel by Alissa York( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Mercy, Manitoba, 1948. Young priest August Day arrives to take over the church of St. Mary Immaculate, and his first service is to marry the town butcher to Mathilda. Once their eyes meet, the priest and Mathilda can see only each other, their affair and mutual obsession leaving its mark on the town long after it is over. Half a century later, another preacher arrives, with a damaged daughter he can't understand, and a belief that the key to his life lies in the mysterious bog north of town. Some strong language. 2003
11,000 years lost by Peni R Griffin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Esther finds an 11,000-year-old-spearhead once used by mammoth hunters, a doorway in time opens, and she finds herself in Ice Age Texas. Adopted by a family of mammoth hunters, she experiences a childhood where play is practice for survival, no meal is guaranteed, and humans are prey for giant bears and panthers. As Esther looks for a way home, she also searches for a way to help her new family, because she knows that the world is changing, and the mammoth will die out
Dime store magic by Kelley Armstrong( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Paige is an ordinary twenty-something who runs her own website design company who also happens to a witch and the leader of the American Coven and the guardian of Savannah, the teenage daughter of a black witch. When a telekinetic half-demon shows up to fight for the custody of Savannah, she brings supernatural help that Paige is not ready for
Cease : a memoir of love, loss, and desire by Lynette Loeppky( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The memoir tells the story of a young woman who has decided to leave an eight-year relationship. As Lyn begins to plan her exit, her partner Cecile suddenly falls ill. In a tumultuous drop towards a complicated end, the young woman is forced to become sole caregiver to the woman she had been planning to leave. Set against the "family values" of rural Alberta, this is a story about how we love and why we stay, especially in a time of crisis. 2014
Enemy women : [a novel] by Paulette Jiles( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In the Missouri Ozarks during the Civil War, Adair Colley is falsely accused of being a Confederate spy - a charge that lands her in prison. There she meets her interrogator, Maj. William Neumann, and the two fall in love. They vow to meet again after the war, though Neumann must return to the fighting, and Adair attempts a long journey to return to what's left of her home
Exit lines by Joan Barfoot( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Seniors settle into a retirement facility; four of them become their own little group dedicated to small acts of pleasurable rebellion. In their pasts they've had a few connections, both faint and bold, with each other, and Ruth hopes to make use of them soon, for a challenging act that needs undertaking in the dead of night. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2008
Holding the bully's coat : Canada and the U.S. empire by Linda McQuaig( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
McQuaig feels that the Canadian government has followed in close step with America, becoming a belligerent force in the world and abandoning Canada's traditional role as a leading peacekeeping nation, as well as a fair-minded mediator and conciliator. It has also joined the United States in becoming a leading obstructionist in worldwide efforts to deal with climate change. This switch in direction has redefined the way Canada operates in the world and how we are perceived
Wisdom's daughter[DAISY talking book] by India Edghill( file )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A tale of political intrigue, illuminating the curious mixture of cultures and religions among the women of King Solomon's court, and focusing on the story of Solomon and his brief interaction with the Queen of Sheba. Rotating among multiple narrators, including several of King Solomon's 40 wives; his daughter Baalit; Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba; Soloman's war general; and Solomon himself
The hundred hearts by William Kowalski( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Five years after being gravely wounded in Afghanistan, 25-year-old Jeremy Merkin is still trying to put the pieces of his life back together. The only man he can look to for inspiration - his grandfather, Al, a Vietnam veteran - is so shattered by his own experiences that they cannot even communicate with each other. As Jeremy seeks physical clues to what happened to him in the days preceding the I.E.D. explosion that changed his life forever, he learns things that will change him even more - about his dead best friend, about his grandfather and about himself. c2013
Another place at the table by Kathy Harrison( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
For 13 years, Harrison, along with her husband, three biological sons, and three adopted daughters, has fostered abandoned infants, runaway teens, disabled preschoolers, and children discharged from psychiatric hospitals. Harrison describes the process social workers use to place children, the horrifying circumstances of the children involved, the training required of foster parents, and a social service system that is overburdened and occasionally negligent itself. Some descriptions of sex. 2003
Friends & lovers by Barbara Delinsky( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In "Having faith", Faith Berry and Sawyer Bell were the best of friends, but all that ended when the two Boston lawyers found themselves on opposite sides of an ugly divorce case. And in "The dream", Jessica Crosslyn was prepared for the bittersweet challenge of saving her family's home - but she wasn't prepared to share the project with a man she loathed. But rebuilding the estate offered Carter a chance to earn Jessica's forgiveness and prove to her once and for all that he was a man worthy of her love. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2010
Bravo! Miss Brown a world without sight and sound by Joan Mactavish( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Biography of Mae Brown (1935-1973), who was the first deaf-blind person to graduate from a Canadian university, and was a counsellor at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Her college tutor chronicles Brown's family, education, social and professional life, and triumphs and disappointments
 
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