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Thomas King (1) (1943–)

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Thomas King was born in 1943 in Sacramento, California to a Cherokee father and a mother of Greek and German descent. He attended the University of Utah where he received a Ph. D. in Literature. His works focus mainly on Native American way of life. His first novel, Medicine River was made into a näytä lisää television movie. His second novel, Green Grass, Running Water won him the Canadian Authors Award for Fiction and it was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award in 1993. In 2003, he received the National Aboriginal Achievement Award. His most recent title DreadfulWater Shows Up, is written under the pseudonym Hartley Goodweather. He resides in Canada and is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Guelph. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

Green Grass, Running Water (1993) 1,141 kappaletta
Medicine River (1989) 316 kappaletta
Truth and Bright Water (1999) 236 kappaletta
One Good Story, That One (1993) 226 kappaletta
The Back Of The Turtle (2014) 211 kappaletta
Indians on Vacation (2020) 203 kappaletta
Coyote Tales (2017) 168 kappaletta
Borders (2021) 168 kappaletta
DreadfulWater (2002) 146 kappaletta
A Coyote Solstice Tale (2009) 103 kappaletta
Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada’s Past (2004) — Avustaja — 99 kappaletta
A Coyote Columbus Story (2002) 92 kappaletta
The Red Power Murders (2006) 88 kappaletta
All My Relations: An Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Native Prose (1990) — Toimittaja; Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
Cold Skies (2018) 48 kappaletta
Sufferance: A Novel (2021) 46 kappaletta
A Matter of Malice (2019) 40 kappaletta
Obsidian (2020) 38 kappaletta
Coyote Sings to the Moon (1998) 34 kappaletta
Coyote's New Suit (2004) — Tekijä — 33 kappaletta
Deep House (2022) 21 kappaletta
My Lala (2022) 8 kappaletta
Dead Dog Cafe: Volume 4 (2005) 8 kappaletta
Medicine River (1996) 4 kappaletta
UN INDIEN QUI DÉRANGE (2021) 2 kappaletta
A Coyote 1 kappale
The Native in Literature (1987) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Talking Leaves: Contemporary Native American Short Stories (1991) — Avustaja — 188 kappaletta
An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English (1992) — Avustaja — 72 kappaletta
The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories (1986) — Avustaja — 72 kappaletta
Song of the Turtle: American Indian Literature 1974-1994 (1996) — Avustaja — 60 kappaletta
Story of a Nation: Defining Moments in Our History (2001) — Avustaja — 50 kappaletta
Me Funny (2006) — Avustaja — 44 kappaletta
The Perfect Crime (2022) — Avustaja — 39 kappaletta
Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing (2000) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Voices Under One Sky: Contemporary Native Literature (1994) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Silent warriors : portraits of North American Indians (2010) — Introductory remarks — 4 kappaletta
The Exile Book of Native Canadian Fiction and Drama (2011) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta

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Historical Fiction
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BooksInMirror | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 19, 2024 |
Short stories about Natives and the storytelling culture. Each chapter begins with the same basic story (minor details changed) which conveys the idea that you are following the narrator through several speaking engagements with different audiences. It also conveys the message that people are predictable in their responses to stories. I didn't look much closer than that at the meaning or themes to the book, but it would be interesting to really contemplate them with a group of readers.
Thomas King is a great storyteller and I always enjoy his books.… (lisätietoja)
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LDVoorberg | 12 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 24, 2023 |
Always great to read Thomas King.
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LDVoorberg | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 24, 2023 |
#5 Thumps Dreadwater set in Chinook – in what is probably Montana, but never specified. In a previous story, Thumps’ girlfriend and her young daughter were killed by a serial killer while he was away at a police training session. He fled the California coast where it happened and when his car broke down in Chinook, somewhere in the American West, he stayed and became a photographer instead of a sheriff.

I was able to piece that together without having read any of the previous books, but I think this would be a great series to read in order.

ANYWAY, evidence points to that killer having come to Chinook. He was with a “movie crew” making a movie about the killer. The clues were fair and the plot complex without being convoluted.

Full of Native wisdom and humour.

" So far as Thumps could tell, the only things that did not get better with age and never became collectible, no matter how old they got, were people."
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ParadisePorch | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 22, 2023 |



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