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Erratic North: A Vietnam Draft Resister's Life in the Canadian Bush

by Mark Frutkin

Novelist Mark Frutkin, who immigrated to Canada to protest and resist the U.S. military draft during the Vietnam War, looks back at the culture that compelled his move.


William & Catherine: A Royal Wedding Souvenir

by Annie Bullen & Brian Hoey

This Royal Wedding souvenir celebrates the true love match between William and Catherine withmore than 80 images, including official photographs of the wedding itself. As the couple begin their married life,...


The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year: A Royal Souvenir

by Annie Bullen

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marks 60 years as Canada's monarch in 2012. This fully up-to-date souvenir captures the excitement, the majesty, and the pageantry of the spectacular events that have allowed her...


The Power of the Pen: The Politics, Nationalism, and Influence of Sir John Willison

by Richard Clippingdale & Joe Clark

Sir John Willison (1856-1927) lived and worked after the development of fast trains and the telegraph, mostly before the widespread use of the telephone, and almost entirely before radio mattered in news. As...


The Secret of the Blue Trunk

by Lise Dion & Liedewij Hawke

In 1940 Armande Martel, a young nun from Quebec, is arrested by the Germans at her religious order in Brittany. She is sent as a POW to Buchenwald where she barely survives. After the war, she leaves religious...


Elmer Iseler: Choral Visionary

by Walter Pitman

In a career that spanned five decades, Elmer Iseler, who became the country's most decorated musician, was pivotal to the development of choral music in Canada.


Music Makers: The Lives of Harry Freedman and Mary Morrison

by Walter Pitman

Celebrates the lives of two extraordinary musicians who influenced Canada's cultural life for more than 50 years.


Jan Rubes: A Man of Many Talents

by Ezra Schabas

Jan Rubes, a leading performer and director, emigrated from Czechoslovakia in 1949 and became an important part of the history of the performing arts in Canada.


Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

by Lincoln Alexander & Herb Shoveller

The inspiring story of Lincoln Alexander, whose exemplary life has involved military service, a successful political career, a thriving law practice, and vocal advocacy.


Way Out There In the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2000

by Frances FitzGerald

Way Out There in the Blue is a major work of history by the Pulitzer Prize­winning author of Fire in the Lake. Using the Star Wars missile defense program as a magnifying glass on his presidency, Frances FitzGerald...


Farewell: A Memoir of a Texas Childhood

by Horton Foote

For more than five decades, Horton Foote, "the Chekhov of the small town," has chronicled with compassion and acuity the changes in American life -- both intimate and universal. His adaptation of Harper Lee's...


Seasons of Her Life: A Biography of Madeleine Korbel Albright

by Ann Blackman

When Madeleine Korbel Albright was sworn in as secretary of state in January 1997, she made headlines around the world. She was the first woman to rise to the top tier of American government and had a reputation...


John Graves Simcoe 1752-1806: A Biography

by Mary Beacock Fryer & Christopher Dracott

A biography of the legendary figure who was appointed the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada in 1791 and founded the town of York in 1792.


Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe 1762-1850: A Biography

by Mary Beacock Fryer

The diaries, letters, and sketches of Elizabeth Simcoe portray the remarkable woman who came to Upper Canada when her husband was appointed lieutenant-governor.


Cold War Soldier: Life on the Front Lines of the Cold War

by Terry "Stoney" Burke

The danger of participating in live fire exercises, the realism of NATO manoeuvres in Western Europe, the sordid behaviour of soldiers on leave in Amsterdam, and a Christmas spent in a military prison are all...


Tom Thomson: Artist of the North

by Wayne Larsen

Tom Thomson holds a prominent position in Canada's culture and has become an icon for his landscapes, his brief life, and mysterious death. Dividing his time between the wilderness and a shack behind the Studio...


A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter

by Wayne Larsen

A founding member of the Group of Seven, Jackson portrayed the Canadian landscape in a bold and inventive manner, illustrating a key chapter in Canadas coming of age.


White Heat: The Extreme Skiing Life

by Wayne Johnson

White Heat is pure adrenaline -- a thrilling exploration of extreme skiing that pushes the reader over the edge with heart-pounding accounts of people who risk their lives on the fastest, steepest slopes.

Often...


A Struggle to Walk with Dignity: The True Story of a Jamaican-Born Canadian

by Gerald A. Archambeau

As Gerald A. Archambeau retraces his experiences at the sharp edge of race relations in the workplace, we can see how personal courage, a strong fist, detailed record-keeping, and his bold persistence in addressing...


One More River to Cross

by Bryan Prince

Accused of the attempted murder of a plantation owner in Maryland during the early 1800s, Isaac Brown, a slave,survived harsh punishment, escaped, was recaptured, escaped again, and in the face of multiple challenges,...