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ENG 2213 - English Composition II: Finding Books

Peace Like a River Search Terms

Keyword Searches

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Asthma
  • Miracles

Subject Searches

  • Bullying
  • Revenge
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Bildungsromans, American -- History and Criticism (Bildungsroman means coming of age, which is what you witness in Enger's Peace Like a River, as the characters grow and mature).
  • Asthma -- Social Aspects
  • Protestant churches -- United States -- Doctrines
  • Murder -- Minnesota
  • Capital Punishment -- Religious Aspects -- Christianity
  • Forgiveness -- Religious Aspects -- Christianity
  • Creative Writing -- Therapeutic Use 
  • Brothers and Sisters -- Psychological Aspects

Titles of Interest

Well With My Soul: Four Dramatic Stories of Great Hymn Writers

Clinical Work With Traumatized Young Children

Handbook of PTSD : Science and Practice 


More Reference Books to Consider!

My Name is Asher Lev & The Chosen

You can search the Libraries' catalog by selecting Subject or Keyword from the drop down menu to the left of the big search box.  This is a great way to find books on your novel!

Keyword Searches:

  • Hasidic Jews
  • Chaim Potok

Subject Searches:

  • Potok, Chaim -- Criticism and Interpretation
  • Potok, Chaim -- Interviews
  • Hasidism -- United States
  • Hellenism
  • Characters and Characteristics in Literature
  • Symbolism in Literature --- Dictionaries
  • Friendship in Adolescence
  • Fathers and Sons
  • Judaism
  • Judaism and Secularism
  • Suffering