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Em —Thúy, Kim, author.

"Emma-Jade and Louis are born into the havoc of the Vietnam War. Orphaned, saved and cared for by adults coping with the chaos of Saigon in free-fall, they become children of the Vietnamese diaspora. Em is not a romance ...

My stories, my times. Volume 2 —Chrétien, Jean, 1934- author.

Following on the heels of his bestselling collection of political reminiscences,former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien still has a few more stories to tell. With anecdotes and reflections both serious and light-hea...

My stories, my times —Chrétien, Jean, 1934- author.

"One of the most popular Canadian Prime Ministers in recent history, elected to government for three consecutive majority terms, Jean Chrétien has some stories to tell. Recounted with warmth, insight and his distinctive...

Vi —Thúy, Kim, author.

"Canada Reads-winner Kim Thúy returns with Vi, once more exploring the lives, loves and struggles of Vietnamese refugees as they reinvent themselves in new lands. The youngest of four children and the only girl, Vi was ...

The little girl who was too fond of matches : a novel —Soucy, Gaétan, 1958-

Alone with their authoritarian father on a vast estate where time has stopped, two siblings speak a language and inhabit a surreal universe of their own making, shaped by their reading of philosophy and tales of chivalry...

The obese Christ —Tremblay, Larry, 1954-

Disturbed by the death of his religious, overbearing mother, Edgar, an asocial yet complex man, witnesses the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" brutally rape a young woman. He bears the unconscious victim home and pledge...

Crossing the city a novel —Tremblay, Michel, 1942- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2015
Availability: 1 of 1

The story continues ... the second in this series. In this novel, we meet Maria as she leaves Rhode Island, pregnant and alone. Two years later, we also meet Maria's older daughter, Nana (Rheauna), as she disembarks the ...

Ru —Thúy, Kim.
Large Print
2013
Availability: 4 of 4

At ten years old, Kim Thúy fled Vietnam on a boat with her family, leaving behind a grand house and the many less tangible riches of their home country: the ponds of lotus blossoms, the songs of soup-vendors. The family...

Ru —Thúy, Kim, author.
DAISY Talking Book
2012
Availability: 1 of 1

Vignettes describe a journey from a palatial residence in Saigon to a crowded and muddy Malaysian refugee camp, and onward to a new life in Quebec. There, the young girl feels the embrace of a new community, and revels i...

The little girl who was too fond of matches a novel —Soucy, Gaétan, 1958-
DAISY Sound Recording
2005
Availability: 1 of 1

Isolated from the outside world, two siblings grow up alone with their authoritarian father on an immense estate surrounded by a forest, speaking a language and inhabiting a universe of their own making. When their fathe...

The orange grove —Tremblay, Larry, 1954-
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
Availability: 1 of 1

Twin brothers Amed and Aziz live in the peaceful shade of their family's orange grove. But when a bomb kills the boys' grandparents, the war that plagues their country changes their lives forever. Blood must repay blood,...

Impurity —Tremblay, Larry, 1954- author.

"A playful and macabre narrative tour de force, structured like a matryoshka doll, Impurity weaves a complex web of interlocking narratives in multiple voices and a variety of forms. The bestselling author Alice Livingst...

The orange grove —Tremblay, Larry, 1954-, author
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
Availability: 0 of 0

Twin brothers Amed and Aziz live in the peaceful shade of their family's orange grove. But when a bomb kills the boys' grandparents, the war that plagues their country changes their lives forever. Blood must repay blood,...

In the shadow of the wind —Hébert, Anne, 1916-2000.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2008

Description of the oppressive atmosphere and latent violence of a closed society of four American Loyalist families living in the small community of Griffin Creek since 1782.

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