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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

    Beyond the Trees

    A Journey Alone Across Canada's Arctic

    by Adam Shoalts ...
    Narrated by Adam Shoalts ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    A mesmerizing odyssey through an unforgiving landscape, and the rich history it reveals.What does it mean to explore and confront the unknown? Beyond the Trees recounts Adam Shoalts's epic, never-before-attempted solo crossing of Canada's mainland Arctic in a single season. It's also a multilayered story that weaves the narrative of Shoalts's journey into accounts of other adventurers, explorers, ... Read more

    $40.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    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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    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

  • Audiobook

    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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    Seeing Reds

    The Red Scare of 1918-1919, Canada's First War on Terror

    Narrated by Michael Puttonen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    At the end of World War I, Canada was poised on the brink of social revolution. At least that is what many Canadians, inspired by the success of the Russian Revolution in 1917, hoped and others dreaded. Seeing Reds tells the story of this turbulent period in Canadian history during the winter of 191819, when a fearful government led by Prime Minister Robert Borden tried to suppress radical ... Read more

    $25.44 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

  • Audiobook

    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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    James Douglas

    An Opera

    Unabridged

    59 min

    "Imagine it is the mid 1800’s, Western Canada. Also known as ""the father of British Columbia"", James Douglas is the governor of the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. Governor Douglas was born in British Guiana into a ""Scotch West Indian"" family with a Scottish father and a Caribbean mother. At Fort St. James he married Amelia Connolly, of Métis ancestry. In 1864 Douglas ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    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

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    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

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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

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    Red River Girl

    A Journey into the Dark Heart of Canada - The International Bestseller

    by Joanna Jolly ...
    Narrated by Penelope Rawlins ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 2 min

    Longlisted for the Crime Writers' Association ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-FictionA gripping account of the unsolved death of an Indigenous teenager, the detective determined to find her killer and a country's hidden secretsOn 17 August 2014, the body of fifteen-year old Indigenous runaway Tina Fontaine was found weighted down in the Red River in the Canadian city of Winnipeg.The loss of Tina was a ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Wake

    Extended Preview

    Narrated by Linden MacIntyre ...

    Unabridged

    42 min

    This is a free extended preview of The Wake. The full audiobook can be found by searching the Kobo store.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 ... Read more

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    We the North

    Canada's Team: 25 Years of the Toronto Raptors

    by Doug Smith ...
    Narrated by Kia Nurse, Matt Devlin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 17 min

    **NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Doug Smith always gets the first question in any Raptors press conference--as the dean of our press corps, he's been in the front row for every development over the past 25 years. There's no one better placed to write a history of our team's first quarter century."--Nick Nurse, head coach, Toronto RaptorsBringing Jurassic Park to your home, a celebration of Canada's most ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Great Halifax Explosion

    A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism

    by John U. Bacon ...
    Narrated by Johnny Heller ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 38 min

    From New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon, a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima: in 1917 a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel sailed out of Brooklyn’s harbor for the battlegrounds of World War I; when it stopped in Halifax, Nova Scotia, an extraordinary disaster awaited. . . .On Monday, December 3, 1917, the French ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Great Chiefs

    Volume I

    by Tony Hollihan ...
    Narrated by Dana Negrey ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 59 min

    A tribute to the courageous chiefs and warriors who fought to protect their people and preserve the Native way of life in the face of European expansion across North America:Sequoyah, a Cherokee who invented a system of writing for his peopleitting Bull, the powerful warrior and spiritual leader of the Lakota Sioux who doggedly fought white incursions on Sioux landChief Joseph, who led the Nez ... Read more

    $15.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Louis Riel

    Narrated by Steve Jodoin ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 33 min

    Champion of a people or traitorous rabble-rouser? Political visionary or religious lunatic? Louis Riel is one of the most ambiguous figures in Canadian history, a man who stood and fell for the Métis nation. Read about the fascinating western icon in this well-paced biography. The doomed struggle of Louis Riel and his Métis people against the new Canadian government is a story rich in drama and ... Read more

    $15.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dix journées qui ont fait le Québec

    Narrated by Winston McQuade ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 11 min

    "Si l’histoire d’une nation se construit dans la durée, on sait aussi qu’elle s’écrit dans de formidables moments d’accélération déclenchés par un événement précis. Passionnant voyage dans l’aventure québécoise, ce livre nous invite à traverser quatre siècles en dix escales : jours de colère ou de liesse, de défaite ou de victoire, de recul ou de progrès, dates fatidiques qui continuent aujourd ... Read more

    $21.77 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dix journées qui ont fait le Québec

    by Collectif ...
    Narrated by Winston McQuade ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 11 min

    "Si l’histoire d’une nation se construit dans la durée, on sait aussi qu’elle s’écrit dans de formidables moments d’accélération déclenchés par un événement précis. Passionnant voyage dans l’aventure québécoise, ce livre nous invite à traverser quatre siècles en dix escales : jours de colère ou de liesse, de défaite ou de victoire, de recul ou de progrès, dates fatidiques qui continuent aujourd ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial