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Canin, Ethan

Works: 96 works in 440 publications in 15 languages and 13,590 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Drama  Bildungsromans  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Film adaptations  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3553.A495, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ethan Canin
Most widely held works by Ethan Canin
America America : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America America is set in a small town during the Nixon era and today, about America and family, politics and tragedy, and the impact of fate on a young man's life. In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through their generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States
A doubter's almanac : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Milo Andret, the genius who solved the Malosz Conjecture and won the Fields Medal for mathematics, had an unusual, even eerie mind from birth, but not until he moves to Berkeley in the 1970s to pursue a ph. D. does he realize the extent of his singular talents. From the drug-soaked enclaves of beatnik California to the verdant lawns of Princeton University, from turbo-charged Wall Street to the quiet woods of Michigan, his reputation as one of the century's most brilliant thinkers forms the backbone of a sweeping, epic story about family, love, passion, and Milo's fraught relationship with his son. With magnificent prose and enormous storytelling magic, Ethan Canin gives us a suspenseful, original novel about the nature of genius, and a son's quest to understand the mystery of his father's life, and its legacy in his own"--
The palace thief by Ethan Canin( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this brilliant new book, the author of Emperor of the Air and Blue River gives us four stunning fictional portraits - unforgettable stories in which moments of revelation illuminate lives. "Character is fate," wrote Heraclitus. In The Palace Thief we meet people struggling to understand the strange, surprising turns their lives have taken. In "Accountant," a quintessential company man who has always played by the rules becomes obsessed with the phenomenal success of a
Emperor of the air : stories by Ethan Canin( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the beauty and mystery in everyday existence
Carry me across the water : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"August Kleinman is told by his mother to "take the advice of no one" as the Nazi party rises to power around them in Hamburg. With these words to guide him, young August escapes to America, where he goes onto build a fortune, a family, and a life on his own terms."--Jacket
Blue river by Ethan Canin( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the lives of two men searching for a way to become brothers
For kings and planets : a novel by Ethan Canin( Book )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attending Columbia University, a young man with traditional Midwestern values comes under the influence of a jaded, wealthy Easterner. The novel traces their friendship from admiration to disillusion, though he does marry the Easterner's sister
America America : [a novel] by Ethan Canin( Recording )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Ethan Canin, bestselling author of -- America America ("Musee des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden used by permission of Curtis Brown Ltd.; © 1939 by W.H. Auden. All rights reserved.)
The Best American short stories, 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1990 by Richard Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil from her garden / Donald Barthelme -- Gryphon / Charles Baxter -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- The convict / Janes Lee Burke -- Star food / Ethan Canin -- Gossip / Frank Conroy --Communist / Richard Ford -- Bad company / Tess Gallagher -- Today will be a quiet day / Amy Hempel -- Doe season / David Michael Kaplan -- Three thousand dollars / David Lipsky -- Sportsmen / Thomas McGuane -- All my relations / Christopher McIlroy -- Monsieur les deux chapeaux / Alice Munro
The year of getting to know us( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer returns to his childhood home to visit with his estranged father and dysfunctional family
A doubter's almanac : a novel by Ethan Canin( Recording )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the New York Times bestselling author of America America and other acclaimed works of fiction, explores the mysteries of a father, a son, and a family, as well as the nature of genius, jealousy, ambition, and love
Writers harvest 2 by Share Our Strength( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen stories featuring human quirks. In Life Prerecorded by Jill McCorkle, a pregnant woman has nightmares her baby will be deformed because of her smoking, but she continues smoking all the same, while in Po Bronson's The Impossible to Kill Me Game, a single mother's new boyfriend creates anxiety in her son who is afraid she will abandon him
Birthday stories : selected and introduced by Haruki Murakami by Haruki Murakami( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 birthday stories from some of the most distinguished authors of recent years
Emperor of the air by Ethan Canin( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de neuf nouvelles, par un jeune auteur et médecin californien qui a fait l'unanimité de la critique aux Etats-Unis, laquelle n'hésite pas à le comparer à Raymond Carver et même à Faulkner
Pompeii : echoes from the grand tour by Mimmo Jodice( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Hundert, oud-leraar klassieke geschiedenis aan een jongenskostschool, kijkt tijdens een reunie terug op zijn confrontatie met een tegendraadse student
La concordance des ans : roman by Ethan Canin( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Kleinman, vieil Allemand exilé aux Etats-Unis devant la montée du nazisme, fait le point sur sa vie. Il est hanté par un événement qui a marqué ses jeunes années : le meurtre d'un soldat japonais pendant la guerre du Pacifique. Dans les poches de ce soldat, il a retrouvé des poèmes et une lettre d'amour. Il décide soudain de partir au Japon retrouver la femme à qui la lettre était destinée
For kings and planets by Ethan Canin( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Orno Tarcher arrives at Columbia University, New York, from Missouri, the first student he meets is Marshall Emerson. Marshall dazzles Orno with his cosmopolitan ways and photographic memory, but Orno sees his dark side when he spends Thanksgiving day with the Emerson family. The relationship becomes more complex when Orno falls in love with Marshall's sister Simone
Emperor of the air by Ethan Canin( Recording )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.07 for Blue River ... to 0.90 for La concord ...)

America America : a novel
The palace thiefEmperor of the air : storiesCarry me across the water : a novelBlue riverFor kings and planets : a novelAmerica America : [a novel]Writers harvest 2Birthday stories : selected and introduced by Haruki Murakami
Alternative Names
Canin, Ethan 1960-

Ethan Canin Amerikaans schrijver

Ethan Canin amerikansk författare

Ethan Canin amerikansk skribent

Ethan Canin écrivain américain

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Канин Итэн

Этан Канин

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קיינין, איתן 1960-

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