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    The Wake

    The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami

    Narrated by Linden MacIntyre ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 50 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER“Fascinating, infuriating, eloquent and cautionary.” **—**PostmediaA Globe and Mail, CBC Books and Maclean’s Book of the YearIn the vein of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm and Dead Wake comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in Newfoundland by one of Canada’s best-known writersOn November 18, 1929, a tsunami struck Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula. Giant waves up ... Read more

    $27.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Donnellys

    Massacre, Trial, and Aftermath: 1880-1916

    by John Little ...
    Narrated by Gareth Richards ...
    series Comprehensive Donnellys #2

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    A story made all the more shocking because it's true. In 1880, an organized mob of the Donnellys's enemies murder four family members and burn their house to the ground. Another sibling is shot to death in a house a short distance away. William Donnelly and a teenage boy are the only witnesses to the murders. The surviving family members seek justice through the local courts but quickly learn that ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Canada: The Empire of the North (UNABRIDGED)

    by Agnes C. LAUT ...
    Narrated by Mallory Berkley ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours

    Canada's past is more dramatic than any romance ever penned. . . . All that has been attempted here is such a story of the romance and adventure in Canada's nation building as will give the casual reader knowledge of the country's past, and how that past led along a trail of great heroism to the destiny of a Northern Empire. This volume is in no sense formal history. There will be found in it no ... Read more

    $7.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Killer Whale Who Changed The World, The

    Narrated by Mark Leiren-Young ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 26 min

    The fascinating and heartbreaking account of the first publicly exhibited captive killer whale a story that forever changed the way we see orcas and sparked the movement to save them. Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed to the public in 1964. Moby Doll, as the ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Parking the Moose

    One American's Epic Quest to Uncover His Incredible Canadian Roots

    by Dave Hill ...
    Narrated by Dave Hill ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    A quarter-Canadian from Cleveland explores his roots--and melts your face with joy.There's an idea most Americans tend to learn as children. The idea that their country is the "best." But this never stuck with Dave Hill, even though he was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His grandfather, you see, was from Canada (Clinton, Ontario, to be exact). And every Sunday at dinner he'd remind Dave and ... Read more

    $35.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Man with the Black Valise

    by John Goddard ...
    Narrated by Jim Seybert ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 53 min

    One glorious autumn day in 1894, a drifter attacked thirteen-year-old Jessie Keith so violently that people thought Jack the Ripper must be loose in rural Ontario. To solve the crime, the government called in Detective John Wilson Murray, the true-life model for Detective William Murdoch of the popular TV series Murdoch Mysteries. His prime clue was a black valise. The Man with the Black Valise ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alexander Henry's Travels and Adventures in the years 1760-1776

    Narrated by Nick Adams ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 51 min

    Alexander Henry is one of the giants of the eighteenth century Fur Trade in the Great Lakes region and his journal has been reprinted many times since it was first published in 1809. With the defeat of the French in Canada in 1760, the interior of the continent was suddenly accessible to English traders. Henry set out for the west with goods for the Indian trade, into a land where the First ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Grant Notley

    The Social Conscience of Alberta, Second Edition

    by Howard Leeson ...
    Narrated by Gerald Gibson ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 11 min

    Grant Notley, leader of Alberta's New Democratic Party from 1967 until his death in 1984, stood out in Alberta politics. His goals, his personal integrity, his obvious dedication to social change, and his "practical idealism" made him the social conscience of Alberta. His death in 1984 saddened Albertans of every political stripe.In the society and politics of Alberta, Grant Notley stood out. His ... Read more

    $33.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Blind Mechanic

    The Amazing Story of Eric Davidson, Survivor of the 1917 Halifax Explosion

    Narrated by Jan Crowley ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    Eric Davidson lost both eyes in the Halifax Explosion when he was two years old. Against all odds, he taught himself to become an auto mechanic and had a successful decades-long career as “one of the boys.”Eric Davidson was a beautiful, fair-haired toddler when the Halifax Explosion struck, killing almost 2,000 people and seriously injuring thousands of others. Eric lost both eyes—a tragedy that ... Read more

    $38.35 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fairly Equal

    Lawyering the Feminist Revolution

    Narrated by Shaina Silver-Baird ...
    series A Feminist History Society Book #6

    Unabridged

    13 hours 3 min

    Lawyer, activist, and former Chatelaine legal columnist Linda Silver Dranoff details her trailblazing journey from a traditional 1950s childhood to the battlegrounds of the courts of law and the halls of power where she and a generation of women lawyers, supporting a larger feminist movement, championed the rights of Canadian women and families. Through a combination of memoir and social history, ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nouvelle-France

    Ce qu'on aurait dû vous enseigner

    by Gilles Proulx ...
    Narrated by Gilles Proulx ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    Ce n'est pas d'hier que Gilles Proulx sonne l'alarme : les Québécois sont de plus en plus ignorants de leur histoire, oublieux de leurs ancêtres et inconscients du travail colossal que ceux-ci ont accompli pour poser les fondations du Québec d'aujourd'hui. C'est pour corriger ces tristes lacunes qu'au-delà des faits de guerre et autres dates marquantes, l'auteur de Nouvelle-France raconte avec ... Read more

    $27.22 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Inventing Niagara

    Beauty, Power, and Lies

    by Ginger Strand ...
    Narrated by Karen White ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 11 min

    Americans call Niagara Falls a natural wonder, but the falls aren't very natural anymore. In fact, they are a study in artifice. Water diverted, riverbed reshaped, brink stabilized, and landscape redesigned, the falls are more a monument to man's meddling than to nature's strength. Held up as an example of something real, they are hemmed in with fakery-waxworks, haunted houses, IMAX films, and ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Canada

    A Very Short Introduction

    by Donald Wright ...
    Narrated by Matthew Josdal ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 41 min

    Canada is not one nation, but three: English Canada, Quebec, and First Nations. Yet as a country Canada is very successful, in part because it maintains national diversity through bilingualism, multiculturalism, and federalism. Alongside this contemporary openness Canada also has its own history to contend with; with a legacy of broken treaties and residential schools for its Indigenous peoples, ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Great and Noble Scheme

    The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from Their American Homeland

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 52 min

    In 1755, New England troops embarked on a "great and noble scheme" to expel 18,000 French-speaking Acadians ("the neutral French") from Nova Scotia, killing thousands, separating innumerable families, and driving many into forests where they waged a desperate guerrilla resistance. The right of neutrality-to live in peace from the imperial wars waged between France and England-had been one of the ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Secret History of Soldiers

    How Canadians Survived the Great War

    by Tim Cook ...
    Narrated by J.D. Nicholsen ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 5 min

    There have been thousands of books on the Great War, but most have focused on commanders, battles, strategy, and tactics. Less attention has been paid to the daily lives of the combatants, how they endured the unimaginable conditions of industrial warfare: the rain of shells, bullets, and chemical agents. In The Secret History of Soldiers, Tim Cook, Canada's foremost military historian, examines ... Read more

    $38.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Township at War

    Narrated by Costas Halavrezos ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    A Township at War takes the reader from rural Canadian field and farm to the slopes of Vimy Ridge and the mud of Passchendaele, and shows how a tightly knit Ontario community was consumed and transformed by the trauma of war.In 1914, the southern Ontario township of East Flamborough was like a thousand other rural townships in Canada, broadly representative in its wartime experience. Author ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The War That Made America

    A Short History of the French and Indian War

    by Fred Anderson ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 33 min

    Apart from The Last of the Mohicans, most Americans know little of the French and Indian War-also known as the Seven Years' War-and yet it remains one of the most fascinating periods in our history. In January 2006, PBS will air The War That Made America, a four-part documentary about this epic conflict. Fred Anderson, the award-winning and critically acclaimed historian, has written the official ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    1945

    The Year That Made Modern Canada

    Narrated by David Pevsner ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 58 min

    It was a watershed year for Canada and the world. 1945 set Canada on a bold course into the future. A huge sense of relief marked the end of hostilities. Yet there was also fear and uncertainty about the perilous new world that was unfolding in the wake of the American decision to use the atomic bomb to bring the war in the Pacific to a dramatic halt.On the eve of WWII, the Dominion of Canada was ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Devil's Trick

    How Canada Fought the Vietnam War

    by John Boyko ...
    Narrated by John Boyko ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 36 min

    Forty-five years after the fall of Saigon, John Boyko brings to light the little-known story of Canada's involvement in the American War in Vietnam.Through the lens of six remarkable people, some well-known, others obscure, bestselling historian John Boyko recounts Canada's often-overlooked involvement in that conflict as peacemaker, combatant, and provider of weapons and sanctuary.When Brigadier ... Read more

    $35.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Klondike Stampede

    by Tappan Adney ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 46 min

    Gold was discovered in the Klondike in August 16, 1896. When news of the discovery arrived in Seattle and San Francisco the following year it triggered one of the largest gold rushes in the history of North America. Tappan Adney, a young writer and photographer who worked for Harper's Weekly, set out on a journey to uncover and record what it was like in the Klondike stampede. This book is a ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Strangers in the House

    A Prairie Story of Bigotry and Belonging

    Narrated by Cynthia Potvin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    A renowned author investigates the dark and shocking history of her prairie house.When researching the first occupant of her Saskatoon home, Candace Savage discovers a family more fascinating and heartbreaking than she expectedNapoléon Sureau dit Blondin built the house in the 1920s, an era when French-speakers like him were deemed “undesirable” by the political and social elite, who sought to ... Read more

    $35.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Oak Island Mystery: Solved

    The Final Chapter

    Narrated by Genevieve Jones ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    Legends, questions and theories abound about Oak Island, Nova Scotia, and tales of buried treasure there. For more than two centuries, the island has been studied, searched, probed and cursed all the while failing to give up its secrets. Joy Steele’s ground-breaking book, The Oak Island Mystery, Solved (CBU Press 2015), was born of her own curiosity about “Oak Island gold,” and her application of ... Read more

    $38.35 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Line of Blood and Dirt

    Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

    by Benjamin Hoy ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 50 min

    Often described as the longest undefended border in the world, the Canada-US border was born in blood, conflict, and uncertainty. At the end of the American Revolution, Britain and the United States imagined a future for each of their nations that stretched across a continent. They signed treaties with one another dividing lands neither country could map, much less control. A century and a half ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Toronto Book of the Dead

    by Adam Bunch ...
    Narrated by Adam Bunch ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 10 min

    Exploring Toronto’s history through the stories of its most fascinating and shadowy deaths.If these streets could talk…With morbid tales of war and plague, duels and executions, suicides and séances, Toronto’s past is filled with stories whose endings were anything but peaceful. The Toronto Book of the Dead delves into these: from ancient First Nations burial mounds to the grisly murder of Toronto ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial