Romance

C. Novels

 

C3. Fisher, Karen; A Sudden Country: A Novel [2005, 2006, 2007] 2006

A Sudden / Country / A Novel / Karen Fisher / Random House Trade Paperbacks / New York

Location: Josephy Center for Arts and Culture Bookstore; Joseph, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: i-iii. ‘Praise for A Sudden Country;’ iv. blank; v. half title; vi. blank; vii. full title; viii. copyright; ix. dedication; x-xi. ‘The Route to Oregon, 1847’ map; xii. blank; 1-363. text; 364. blank; 365-66. ‘Remains;’ 367. ‘Author’s Note;’ 368. blank; 369. ‘Acknowledgments;’ 370. blank; 371. ‘A Reader’s Guide;’ 372. blank; 373-76. ‘A Conversation with Karen Fisher;’ 377-379. ‘Reading Group Questions and Topics for Discussion;’ unpaginated page. blank; unpaginated page. author biography; 7 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “Part One”: “There Along,” “Confinement,” “A Yellow Lily,” “A True Wife,” “Memory and Flight,” “A Rendering of Favors,” “No Safe Convention,” “That Great Stillness,” “Courage Once,” “Stolen Horses,” “Beyond All Bounds,” “A Pitiable Hunger,” “The Book of Wealth,” “Blue Beads,” “In Cupped Hands,” “Us the Sinners,” “Our Time on Earth,” “Part Two”: “What Cannot Be Seen,” “Wild Stone Heart,” “Nothing,” “The Moon’s House,” “Sound and Light,” “The Heart So Quick,” “The Known World Upside Down,” “Copper Bells,” “To Drink from Empty Cups,” “Man and Woman,” “Part Three”: “Stones into Dust,” “Home,” “How We Learn to Leave,” “Faith,” “A Supplicant Hand,” “Free Air,” “Their Thousand Dreams,” “To Go Now and Attend,” “The Exact Reminiscences of Emma Ruth Ross,” “New Leaves”

Description: Fictional story about the love affair between a man previously married to a Nez Perce woman and a woman reluctantly following her husband along the Oregon Trail. Explores the complicated relationships amongst traders, immigrants, and the Nez Perce.

Reviews: Eckhoff, Sally. “Oooh, Pioneers.” Review of A Sudden Country, by Karen Fisher. The New York Times, December 25, 2005, Sunday Book Review.  http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/25/books/review/oooh-pioneers.html

“A Sudden Country.” Review of A Sudden Country, by Karen Fisher. The New Yorker, September 19, 2005, Briefly Noted. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2005/09/19/a-sudden-country

“A Sudden Country.” Review of A Sudden Country, by Karen Fisher. Publishers Weekly, May 30, 2005. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4000-6322-2

Keywords: 19th Century History, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C7. Harris, Vernon L. and Nelson, Lee; The Nez Perce Trail [2000] 2000

The / Nez Perce / Trail / by Vernon L Harris / with / Lee Nelson

Location: University of Idaho Library, University of Idaho; Moscow, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 4 unpaginated blanks; i. half title; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. ‘Dedication;’ vi. blank; vii. ‘In Appreciation;’ viii. blank; 1-4. ‘How It Came to Be: A Prologue;’ 5-293. text; 294-98. ‘Then What Happened?: An Epilogue;’ 4 unpaginated blanks;

Text Contents: 47 untitled chapters

Description: Fiction story set in 1877 of Little Bird, a young Nez Perce woman, who meets Kirby Phelps, a settler. The two fall in love as the Nez Perce war is about to begin.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Romance, Nez Perce War, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C20. Jacobs, Linda; Lake of Fire [2007, 2008, 2015] 2007

Linda Jacobs / Lake / of Fire / M / Press / Gold Imprint / Medallion Press, Inc. / Printed in USA

Location: University of Idaho Library, University of Idaho; Moscow, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume, volume 3 in the Yellowstone series. Vol. 1: i. full title; ii-iii. ‘Previous accolades for the Yellowstone series from the WILLA Award Winning Author, Linda Jacobs;’ iv. copyright; v. ‘Acknowledgements;’ vi. blank; 1-535. text; 536-38. ‘Epilogue;’ 539-40. ‘Author’s Note;’ unpaginated blank; 4 unpaginated pages. information about other books by author; unpaginated page. information about publisher

Text Contents: 36 untitled chapters

Description: Fiction story of a one-quarter Nez Perce man named Cord Sutton who adopts a Western lifestyle to hide his heritage. In his journey to purchase an island in the Yellowstone wilderness, he meets heiress Laura Fielding and the two begin a romance and share their true identities.

Keywords: Fiction, Romance, Culture, Novels, Literature

 

C21. Jager, Paty; Spirit of the Lake [2011, 2014] 2011

Spirit / of the Lake / by / Paty Jager

Location: Wallowa Public Library; Wallowa, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 2 in the Nez Perce Spirit Trilogy. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. excerpt from Spirit of the Lake; ii ‘Praise for Spirit of the Mountain;” iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. ‘Disclaimer;’ 1-269. text; unpaginated blank; unpaginated page. ‘Paty’s list of Wild Rose Press books;’ unpaginated blank; unpaginated page. information about publisher; three unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “Ná-qc (1),” “Lepit (2),” “Mita (3),” “Pí-lep (4),” “Pá-xat (5),” “‘Oylá-qc (6),” “‘Uyné-pt (7),” “‘Oymátat (8),” “Kúyc (9),” “Pú-tim (10),” “Pú-timt wax ná-qt (11),” “Pú-timt wax lepít (12),” “Pú-timt wax mita-t (13),” “Pú-timt wax pí-lept (14),” “Pú-timt wax pá-xat (15),” “Pú-timt wax ‘oylá-qc (16),” “Pú-timt wax ‘uyné-pt (17),” “Pú-timt wax ‘oymátat (18),” “Pú-timt wax kúyc (19),” “Le’éptit (20),” “Le’éptit wax ná-qt (21),” “Le’éptit wax lepít (22),” “Le’éptit wax mita’t (23),” “Le’éptit wax pí-lept (24),” Le’éptit wax pá-xat (25),” “Le’éptit wax ‘oylá-qc (26),” “Le’éptit wax ‘uyné-pt (27),” “Le’éptit wax ‘oymátat (28),” “Le’éptit wax kúyc (29),” “Mita àptit (30),” “Mita àptit ná-qc (31)”

Description: Fiction story of a Nez Perce woman, Dove, who is raped and impregnated by a white man. She plans to end her own life but is saved by Wewukiye, the lake spirit, who cares for her until she gives birth. A romance blossoms as the two plan to restore Dove’s place amongst her tribe.

Keywords: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Legends, Novels, Literature

 

C22. Jager, Paty; Spirit of the Mountain [2009, 2014] 2009

Spirit / of the / Mountain / by / Paty Jager

Location: Wallowa Public Library; Wallowa, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 1 in the Nez Perce Spirit Trilogy. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. excerpt from Spirit of the Mountain; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. ‘Disclaimer;’ 1-290. text; 291-92. ‘Epilogue;’ 293. ‘A word about the author…;’ unpaginated blank; unpaginated page. information about publisher; 5 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “Ná-qc,” “Lepit,” “Mita,” “Pí-lep,” “Pá-xat,” “‘Oylá-qc,” “‘Uyné-pt,” “‘Oymátat,” “Kúyc,” “Pú-tim,” “Pú-timt wax ná-qt,” “Pú-timt wax lepít,” “Pú-timt wax mita-t,” “Pú-timt wax pí-lept,” “Pú-timt wax pá-xat,” “Pú-timt wax ‘oylá-qc,” “Pú-timt wax ‘uyné-pt,” “Pú-timt wax ‘oymátat,” “Pú-timt wax kúyc,” “Le’éptit,” “Le’éptit wax ná-qt,” “Le’éptit wax lepít,” “Le’éptit wax mita’t,” “Le’éptit wax pí-lept”

Description: Fiction story of Himiin, the spirit of the mountain, and Wren, member of the Nez Perce tribe in 1770. The two begin a romance, and Himiin soon must save Wren from an evil spirit.

Keywords: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Legends, Novels, Literature

 

C23. Jager, Paty; Spirit of the Sky [2012, 2014] 2012

Spirit / of / the Sky / by / Paty Jager

Location: Wallowa Public Library; Wallowa, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 3 in the Nez Perce Spirit Trilogy. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. excerpt from Spirit of the Sky; ii. ‘Praise for Paty Jager;’ iii. copyright; iv. dedication; unpaginated blank; 1-311. text; 312-13. ‘Epilogue;’ unpaginated blank; unpaginated page. ‘A word about the author…;’ unpaginated blank; unpaginated page. information about publisher; unpaginated blank

Text Contents: “Ná-qc (1),” “Lepit (2),” “Mita (3),” “Pí-lep (4),” “Pá-xat (5),” “‘Oylá-qc (6),” “‘Uyné-pt (7),” “‘Oymátat (8),” “Kúyc (9),” “Pú-tim (10),” “Pú-timt wax ná-qt (11),” “Pú-timt wax lepít (12),” “Pú-timt wax mita-t (13),” “Pú-timt wax pí-lept (14),” “Pú-timt wax pá-xat (15),” “Pú-timt wax ‘oylá-qc (16),” “Pú-timt wax ‘uyné-pt (17),” “Pú-timt wax ‘oymátat (18),” “Pú-timt wax kúyc (19),” “Le’éptit (20),” “Le’éptit wax ná-qt (21),” “Le’éptit wax lepít (22),” “Le’éptit wax mita’t (23),” “Le’éptit wax pí-lept (24),” Le’éptit wax pá-xat (25),” “Le’éptit wax ‘oylá-qc (26),” “Le’éptit wax ‘uyné-pt (27),” “Le’éptit wax ‘oymátat (28),” “Le’éptit wax kúyc (29),” “Mita àptit (30),” “Mita àptit ná-qc (31),” “Mita àptit wax lepít (32),” “Mita àptit wax mita-t (33),” “Mita àptit wax pí-lept (34)”

Description: Fiction story of Sa-qan, the eagle spirit trying to save her Nez Perce niece as the Nez Perce are forced out of the Wallowa Valley by the United States Army. Sa-qan assumes a human form and meets Lt. Wade Watts, who also wishes to end the war. The two form an alliance and a romance blossoms.

Keywords: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Legends, Novels, Literature

 

C26. Kauffman, Hattie; Falling into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming [2013] 2013

Falling / into Place / A Memoir of / Overcoming / Hattie Kauffman / Baker Books / a division of Baker Publishing Group / Grand Rapids, Michigan

Location: Alvin M. & Betty Josephy Library of Western History and Culture; Joseph, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 1. reviews; 2. blank; 3. full title; 4. copyright; 5. dedication; 6. blank; 7. ‘Acknowledgements;’ 8. blank; 9-234. text; 235-36. ‘Epilogue;’ 237. information on how to learn more about the author; 238. blank; 239. information on how to learn more about the publisher

Text Contents: 31 untitled chapters

Description: Memoir by the first Native American new anchor to broadcast on national evening news. Topics in the memoir include childhood memories, Kauffman’s career as a reporter, relationships, and religion.

Reviews: Marchbanks, Rachael. “Falling into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming.” Review of Falling into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming, by Hattie Kauffman. Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, August 21, 2016, Media Reviews. https://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/falling-place-memoir-overcoming/

Peterman, Mindy. “Review: ‘Falling into Place’: Hattie Kauffman’s story of faith and hope.” Digital Journal, May 6, 2014, Entertainment. http://www.digitaljournal.com/a-and-e/arts/review-falling-into-place-hattie-kauffman-s-story-of-sadness-and-hope/article/383061

“Falling Apart, Falling Together: A Review of Hattie Kauffman’s Memoir, FALLING INTO PLACE.” PowWows.com, October 7, 2014. http://www.powwows.com/falling-apart-falling-together-a-review-of-hattie-kauffmans-memoir-falling-into-place/

 Keywords: Culture, Religion, Romance, Creative Nonfiction, Novels, Literature

 

C29. Laughy, Linwood; The Fifth Generation: A Nez Perce Tale [2009] 2009

The Fifth Generation / A Nez Perce Tale / Linwood Laughy

Location: Nez Perce National Historical Park Gift Shop; Spalding, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i-ii. blanks; iii. half title; iv. blank; v. full title; vi. copyright; vii. ‘Acknowledgements;’ viii. blank; ix. quote from William Faulkner; x. quote from Sergeant Patrick Glass; xi. introductory information; xii. blank; 1-4. ‘Prologue;’ 5-258. text; 6 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: 26 untitled chapters

Description: Fiction story of a Nez Perce man in the 1950’s who, with the help of a shaman, a pawnbroker, and a lover, finds new truths about himself and his ancestors.

Reviews: Westron, Loree. “The Fifth Generation: A Nez Perce Tale (review).” Review of The Fifth Generation: A Nez Perce Tale, by Linwood Laughy. Western American Literature, vol. 46, no. 1, Spring 2011. Accessed through http://muse.jhu.edu/article/448242

Keywords: Fiction, Culture, Religion, Romance, Novels, Literature

 

C35. Palmer, Pamela Lynn Horse of the Dawn [2005] 2005

Horse of the / Dawn / Pamela Lynn Palmer / PublishAmerica / PublishAmerica / Baltimore

Location: University of Idaho Library, University of Idaho; Moscow, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 1. full title; 2. copyright; 3. dedication; 4. information on real-life characters; 5. ‘Contents;’ 6. blank; 7-89. text; 7 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “Chapter 1 The Race for Horse of the Dawn,” “Chapter 2 The Search for the Weyeknin,” “Chapter 3 The River of No Return,” “Chapter 4 The Place of Butterflies,” “Chapter 5 Escape from Lapwai,” “Chapter 6 The Return of the Horse of the Dawn,” “Chapter 7 The Vision of Two Rivers,” “Chapter 8 The Death of the First Warrior,” “Chapter 9 The Battle at Clearwater River,” “Chapter 10 Raid near Kamiah,” “Chapter 11 Montana, a False Heaven,” “Chapter 12 The Snowflowers,” “Chapter 13 Journey to Yellowstone and Beyond,” “Chapter 14 Friend against Friend, Brother against Brother,” “Chapter 15 The Final Battle at Bear Paws”

Description: Juvenile fiction story of orphaned two Nez Perce teens, Full Moon and Snowflower, during the Nez Perce War. The two are captured by the whites and put in a boarding school, Full Moon experiences romance, and Snowflower learns about maturity. A palomino horse named Horse of the Dawn makes several appearances.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Romance, Culture, Novels, Literature

 

C37. Penn, W.S.; Killing Time with Strangers [2000] 2000

Killing Time with Strangers / W. S. Penn / The University of Arizona Press / Tucson

Location: University of Idaho Library, University of Idaho; Moscow, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume, volume 45 of Sun Trakcs: AN American Indian Literary Series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. half title; ii. information about Sun Tracks series; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. blank; vii. half title; viii. blank; 1-278. text; 279-82. ‘Epilogue;’ 283. ‘About the Author;’ 7 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: 19 untitled chapters

Description: Fiction story of part-Nez Perce boy named Palimony Blue growing up in a small town in California. His mother, who believes he needs help with his dreaming, dreams the weyekin, the spirit guide, to help him on the right path. Pal’s father ends up in jail, Pal hopes for romance, and the weyekin is not totally competent and appears in unexpected places, times, and ways.

Reviews: “Killing Time with Strangers.” Review of Killing Time with Strangers, by W. S. Penn. Publishers Weekly, July 3, 2000. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-8165-2052-7

Keywords: Fiction, Culture, Religion, Romance, Legends, Novels, Literature

 

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