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Johnson, Fenton

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Works: 8 works in 58 publications in 2 languages and 2,881 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Documentary films  Frame stories  Folklore  Nonfiction films  Short films  Amateur films  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3560.O3766, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Fenton Johnson
Publications by Fenton Johnson
Most widely held works about Fenton Johnson
 
Most widely held works by Fenton Johnson
Scissors, paper, rock by Fenton Johnson( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
For nearly two centuries, the Hardins have considered Strang Knob - a community tucked into a westward-flung finger of the Appalachians - the center of their universe. On a day "when the clouds began to spit snow" Raphael's father, Tom Hardin, set mink traps with his bride-to-be, Rose Ella, and touched something in her heart forever by plunging into a flooded river to save a drowning dog. Throughout the raising of seven children, Rose Ella and Tom's love became a slipknot; the harder they strained at it, the tighter it bound them one to another
Crossing the river : a novel by Fenton Johnson( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Make no mistake: Martha Bragg Picket is a headstrong southern woman with a rebellious spirit, a characteristic her son Michael shares. Yet to see her after almost twenty years of marriage, it might no longer seem clear. A Yankee contractor's arrival in town catalyzes her dissatisfaction, leading her to turn her life upside down -- unaware that her son will follow suit. Both heartfelt and shrewdly humorous, this widely acclaimed first novel from author Fenton Johnson is an affecting look at one woman's reawakening and her son's coming of age in the heartland of America
La ofrenda : the days of the dead ( visu )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Presents a non-traditional look at the ceremonies and rituals observed in Mexican culture, both in Mexico and California, to celebrate the Days of the Dead (November 1 and 2)
I Just Wanted to be Somebody ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Newsreels, commercials, and home movies are used to study the life and influence of Anita Bryant
The man who loved birds : a novel by Fenton Johnson( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Geography of the heart : a memoir by Fenton Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"In this poignant memoir, the author interweaves two fascinating stories: his own upbringing as the youngest of nine children of a Kentucky whiskey maker and that of his lover Larry Rose, the only child of German Jews, survivors of the Holocaust. With grace and affectionate humor, he follows their relationship from their first meeting through Larry's death."--BOOK JACKET. ""I'm so lucky," his lover told him repeatedly, even as he was confronting HIV. "Denial, pure and simple," Johnson told himself, "until our third and final trip to Paris, where on our last night in the city we sat together in the courtyard of the Picasso Museum. There I turned to him and said 'I'm so lucky,' and it was as if the time allotted to him to teach me this lesson, the time allotted to me to learn it had been consumed, and there was nothing left but the facts of things to play out.""--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Fenton Johnson American novelist
Fenton Johnson Amerikaans romanschrijver
Languages
English (57)
German (1)
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