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The Wartime Letters of Leslie and Cecil Frost, 1915-1919 (Life Writing)
By Wilfrid Laurier University Press
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mpn: 5 maps & 25 photos, ean: 9781554580002, isbn: 1554580005,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The Wartime Letters of Leslie and Cecil Frost, 1915–1919 brings to light the correspondence between two officer brothers and their family at home from 1915 to 1919. Despite wartime censorship, Leslie and Cecil wrote frank and forthright letters that show how the young men viewed the war, as well as what they observed both during training and from the trenches in some of the war´s bloodiest battles. The letters also deal with the war´s political context, including conscription and the Uni


My Husband's Affair Became the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
By Brand: Trafford Publishing
SKU: #9781412033206
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sku: 9781412033206, mpn: 1, ean: 9781412033206, isbn: 1412033209,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The groundbreaking book on recovering from infidelity and surviving marital affairs . . . and coming out stronger and more in love than ever. Courageous, bold, honest. Brian (husband): After nearly two decades of marriage to a sexy, loving woman - with whom I made love almost every night - I came home from work one evening and told her I was moving out, leaving her for another woman. Lucky for me, my wife refused to give up on our marriage. We are now closer and more committed than ever. What yo


Red River Girl: The Life and Death of Tina Fontaine
By Viking
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ean: 9780735233935, isbn: 0735233934,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
NATIONAL BESTSELLERA gripping account of the unsolved death of an Indigenous teenager, and the detective determined to find her killer, set against the backdrop of a troubled city.On August 17, 2014, the body of fifteen-year old runaway Tina Fontaine was found in Winnipeg's Red River. It was wrapped in material and weighted down with rocks. Red River Girl is a gripping account of that murder investigation and the unusual police detective who pursued the killer with every legal means at his dispo


Dialogues with the Divine: Encounters with My Wisest Self
By MDG Media International
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ean: 9781950189113, isbn: 1950189112,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The Deeply Personal Becomes Profoundly Universal in This Inspiring Journey from Fear to FearlessnessWho is the Divine? It is that still, small voice that is not at all small. It is the soul-fired passion that lives in your heart. It is your Wisest Self. Let Mark David Gerson’s compelling inner odyssey inspire your own!“Your words may be what others read, but your life is your true message.”– Cherise Thorne, author of Knowing Spirit“The writings that would become Dialogues with the Divi


Dagger John: Archbishop John Hughes and the Making of Irish America
By Three Hills
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ean: 9781501707742, isbn: 1501707744,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Acclaimed biographer John Loughery tells the story of John Hughes, son of Ireland, friend of William Seward and James Buchanan, founder of St. John’s College (now Fordham University), builder of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue, pioneer of parochial-school education, and American diplomat. As archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York in the 1840 and 1850s and the most famous Roman Catholic in America, Hughes defended Catholic institutions in a time of nativist bigotry and church bur


The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip
By ECW Press
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ean: 9781770414365, isbn: 1770414363,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
The biography of “Canada’s band” In the summer of 2016, more than a third of Canadians tuned in to watch what was likely the Tragically Hip’s final performance, broadcast from their hometown of Kingston, Ontario. Why? Because these five men were always more than just a band. They sold millions of records and defined a generation of Canadian rock music. But they were also a tabula rasa onto which fans could project their own ideas: of performance, of poetry, of history, of Canada itself.


Hélène's World: Hélène Desportes of Seventeenth-Century Quebec
By Etta Heritage Press
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ean: 9780615738598, isbn: 0615738591,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Hélène Desportes, born in 1620, was the first child of French parents to be born in Quebec and to survive. For nine years, she lived in Samuel de Champlain’s Habitation. In 1629, the little settlement was captured by the English. Hélène, along with the majority of the other French settlers, was put on an English ship and taken to France. She returned to Quebec in 1634 and spent the remainder of her life in the little colony. She was married twice, had fifteen children, and seventy grandchi


Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution_Selected Letters and Papers, 1776-1790: April 1, 1781-December 23, 1781 (Volume 4)
By NCROL
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ean: 9780801413360, isbn: 0801413362,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The fourth volume in this distinguished series is a documentary chronicle of the 1781 campaign that culminated in the October surrender of Cornwallis and his army to the joint American and French forces at Yorktown. As leader of the American troops in Virginia from April through September 1781, Lafayette played a major role in planning this campaign; the greatest American victory of the war was also an outstanding personal triumph.In this volume Lafayette's correspondents include American milita


Honey, Let's Get a Boat... A Cruising Adventure of America's Great Loop
By Raven Cove Publishing
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ean: 9780966914030, isbn: 0966914031,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
This is the story of a couple's travels on a forty-foot trawler cruising 6300 miles and 145 locks around the eastern part of North America known as America's Great Loop or the Great Circle Cruise. Their nautical ineptitude is evident from the beginning, but pulling from their personal and collective strengths, the authors overcome doubt, a lack of experience, and real and imagined horrors. The odyssey is told the way life hands out its adventures -- sometimes humorously, sometimes tragically, bu


Landscape Modernism Renounced: The Career of Christopher Tunnard (1910-1979)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415497220, isbn: 0415497221,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save the city, becoming an acclaimed author sympathetic to preservation. Ironically it was the Modernist ethos that he had so fervently advocated before the war that was the justification for the dismember


The Dangerous River: Adventure on the Nahanni
By TouchWood Editions
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mpn: b/w photos, ean: 9781894898867, isbn: 1894898869,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
''A truly enchanting book.''-The New Yorker''The excitement, anxiety and hardships are slipped naturally into a story whichconjures up pictures with the effortlessness of good and restrained writing.''-The Times, LondonWritten with Patterson's characteristic sharp wit and observation, The Dangerous River chronicles the year he spent battling the frigid temperatures and wild waters along the Nahanni in 1927. Patterson originally traveled to Canada's Northwest Territories with hopes of finding gol


Gianni Celati: The Craft of Everyday Storytelling (Toronto Italian Studies)
By University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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sku: 1833471, ean: 9780802047724, isbn: 0802047726,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The contemporary Italian writer Gianni Celati has published work in many different genres, including critical and philosophical essays, fiction, and travel books. Well known in Italy, Celati is growing in popularity with readers in North America and England. This is the first book-length study in any language of his entire production of the last thirty-five years.Nonlinear in approach, this book ranges over a broad landscape of critical thought and creative writing. While analyzing Celati's spec


A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794-1796 (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
By University of Nebraska Press
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mpn: 9780803244276, ean: 9780803244276, isbn: 0803244274,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
2018 Dwight L. Smith (ABC-CLIO) Award from the Western History AssociationA Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri offers the first annotated scholarly edition of Jean-Baptiste Truteau’s journal of his voyage on the Missouri River in the central and northern Plains from 1794 to 1796 and of his description of the upper Missouri. This fully modern and magisterial edition of this essential journal surpasses all previous editions in assisting scholars and general readers in understanding Truteau’s tr


Between the Queen and the Cabby: Olympe De Gouges's Rights of Woman (McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas)
By McGill-Queen's University Press
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ean: 9780773538863, isbn: 0773538860,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
In Between the Queen and the Cabby, John Cole provides the first full translation of de Gouges's Rights of Woman and the first systematic commentary on its declaration, its attempt to envision a non-marital partnership agreement, and its support for persons of colour. Cole compares and contrasts de Gouges's two texts, explaining how the original text was both her model and her foil. By adding a proposed marriage contract to her pamphlet, she sought to turn the ideas of the French Revolution into


In the Shadow of a Rainbow: The True Story of a Friendship Between Man and Wolf
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393086973, isbn: 0393086976,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
First published in 1974, this classic tale of friendship, courage, and the wild has captured hearts of all ages.In 1970, a young Indian who introduced himself as Gregory Tah-Kloma beached his canoe near the author's Babine Lake campsite in the backwoods of British Columbia. Night after night by the campfire, the young Indian told the remarkable story of his devotion to a pack of timber wolves and their legendary female leader: Náhani, ''the one who shines.'' This extraordinary tale has touched


Therese and Lisieux
By Eerdmans Pub Co
SKU: #G0802838367I3N00
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sku: G0802838367I3N00, ean: 9780802838360, isbn: 0802838367,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
This lavishly illustrated picture book traces the life and death of Therese of Lisieux, the nineteenth century French lass whose life of devotion and sacrifice brought her canonization as a Saint of the Roman Catholic Church in 1925.


Closely Guarded: A Life in Canadian Security and Intelligence
By Brand: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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ean: 9780802009753, isbn: 0802009751,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Closely Guarded is written by a man who was privy to some of the most closely guarded state secrets in Canada. From 1942 to 1973, John Starnes was engaged in such areas as communications intelligence and, during his tenure as the first civilian director-general of the RCMP Security Service, in counter-espionage and counter-subversion. His recollection of these confidential activities and the part he played in them is supported by a wealth of formerly classified official documentation recently re



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