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Saxton, Anne

Overview
Works: 23 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 57 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Love stories  Black humor 
Classifications: QL644.2, FIC
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Publications about Anne Saxton
Publications by Anne Saxton
Most widely held works by Anne Saxton
The October horse by Colleen McCullough( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 7 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 luster 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 5 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
Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A woman stalks bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, claiming to be the wife of Ranger, a bond enforcement agent who is also Stephanie's mentor and one-time lover. Someone kills the stalker and kidnaps Ranger's daughter. When Stephanie and Ranger get too close for comfort trying to solve the case, vice cop Joe Morelli (Stephanie's on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in
Wisdom's daughter by India Edghill( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 5 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
Eggs of things by Maxine Kumin( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A highly satisfactory story about Buzz and Skippy, Skippy's younger sister, Pest, and their shaggy dog, Cowboy
Mercy by Alissa York( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 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. Oncle 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
Scotch River by Linda Little( Sound Recording )
3 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
Holding the bully's coat Canada and the U.S. empire by Linda McQuaig( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 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
A song for Nettie Johnson by Gloria Sawai( Sound Recording )
2 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
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
Ada Blackjack a true story of survival in the Atlantic by Jennifer Niven( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Ada Blackjack was an unskilled 23-year-old Inuit woman from Nome, Alaska, who signed on as a seamstress for a top-secret expedition to the far North, to colonize desolate Wrangel Island. When the expedition went wrong, Ada was left on her own but managed to return home, only to be tricked, exploited and hounded by journalists and others. A true story of a woman who survived a terrible time in the wild only to face a different ordeal in civilization
Missing Sarah a Vancouver woman remembers her vanished sister by Maggie De Vries( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2 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
Enemy women by Paulette Jiles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 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
Pilgrim in Ireland a quest for home by Frances Greenslade( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Armed with her childhood memories, some old family stories, and a scrap of paper passed down from a great-uncle, the author travelled to Ireland, tracing the route of her ancestors and visiting places of spiritual significance. She attempted to reconcile her ingrained Catholicism with the Native heritage of her husband. Greenslade's account describes her journey to find a spiritualism all her own
Missing Sarah [a Vancouver woman remembers her vanished sister] by Maggie De Vries( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Enemy women by Paulette Jiles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library 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
Year of finding memory : a memoir by Judy Fong Bates( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library 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
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
Lures by Susan Goyette( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Compared to the problems of Grace's family, her friend Lily's is an oasis of calm. Although both families hardly know each other, a secret thread connects them. Some strong language and descriptions of sex
 
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