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  • The Day the World Came to Town

    9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland

    by Jim DeFede ...
    The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway’s Smash Hit Musical Come from Away, Featuring All New Material from the AuthorWhen 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000. The ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Raymond Collishaw and the Black Flight

    by Roger Gunn ...
    Ever wondered what it would be like to fly a biplane or triplane in the First World War? Raymond Collishaw and the Black Flight takes you to the Western Front during the Great War. Experience the risks of combat and the many close calls Collishaw had as a pilot, flight commander, and squadron leader. Understand the courage Collishaw and his fellow flyers faced every day they took to the air in ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • His Whole Life

    by Elizabeth Hay ...
    Starting with something as simple as a boy who wants a dog, His Whole Life takes us into a richly intimate world where everything that matters to him is at risk: family, nature, home.At the outset ten-year-old Jim and his Canadian mother and American father are on a journey from New York City to a lake in eastern Ontario during the last hot days of August. What unfolds is a completely enveloping ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $11.99 AUD

  • A Short History of Canada

    Sixth Edition

    Most of us know bits and pieces of our history but would like to be more sure of how it all fits together. The trick is to find a history that is so absorbing you will want to read it from beginning to end. With this book, Desmond Morton, one of Canada’s most noted and highly respected historians, shows how the choices we can make at the dawn of the 21st century have been shaped by history.Morton ... Read more

    $30.02 AUD

  • Reluctant Pioneer

    How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush

    The view 16-year-old Thomas Osborne first had of Muskoka was at night, trudging alone with his even younger brother along unmarked primitive roads to find their luckless father who, in 1875, had decided to make a new start for his beleaguered family on some "free land" in the bush east of the pioneer village of Huntsville, Ontario. The miracle is that Thomas lived to tell the tale.For the next ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • War Brides

    The Stories of the Women Who Left Everything Behind to Follow the Men They Loved

    For thousands of young British girls, the influx of Canadian soldiers conscripted to Britain during the Second World War meant throngs of handsome young men. The result was over 48,000 marriages to Canadian soldiers alone, and a mass emigration of British women to North America and around the world in the 1940's.For many brides, the decision to leave their family and home to move to a country ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Flying on Instinct: Canada's Bush Pilot Pioneers

    Canada's Bush Pilot Pioneers

    by L.D. Cross ...
    series Amazing Stories
    They were nicknamed Snow Eagle, Flying Knight, Bush Angel, Punch, Doc and Wop. They worked in open cockpits and flew through cold, snow and fog without the benefit of radios, maps or weather reports. They flew over the Barrens, frozen lakes, boreal forests and mountain ranges by dead reckoning and line of sight. They landed on makeshift runways, glaciers, muskeg, tundra and glassy lakes. Comrades ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Bear Child: The Life and Times of Jerry Potts

    The Life and Times of Jerry Potts

    The West was a lawless domain when Jerry Potts was born into the Upper Missouri fur trade in 1838. The son of a Scottish father and a Blood mother, he was given the name Bear Child by his Blood tribe for his bravery and tenacity while he was still a teen. In 1874, when the North West Mounted Police first marched west and sat lost and starving near the Canada-U.S. border, it was Potts who led them ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Anne Of Green Gables Complete 8 Book Set

    This ebook compiles Lucy Maud Montgomery's complete 'Anne of Green Gables' novels, including "Anne of Green Gables", "Anne of Windy Poplars", "Anne of Ingleside" and "Rainbow Valley". This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • 5BX Plan for Physical Fitness

    series Plans for Physical Fitness
    It was a fitness revolution often imitated but seldom duplicated. It takes little time, requires no equipment, and can help anyone build and maintain physical fitness. This exercise program was designed by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the 1950s and is now in the public domain. Its concepts made it popular and its simplicity made it accessible. This document and its principles formed a ... Read more

    $4.49 AUD

  • The Battle of the Somme

    The First and Second Phase

    by John Buchan ...
    On the 1st July, 1916, 20,000 British troops lost their lives during the first day of the Somme.  Artillery had barraged the German lines for seven days, but the Germans were heavily dug in and many shells failed to explode due to the wet ground.  The bombardment signalled to the Germans that the British were coming, so once it had finished they emerged from their fortifications ready to face, ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Escaped Killer: True Story of Serial Killer Allan Legere

    by RJ Parker ...
    When this killer was on the loose, citizens were vigilant, yet scared. Children were not allowed outside to play without adult supervision. But then he was captured, tried, convicted, and put away for life in prison. The community could finally breathe again.They are out of danger.Until the day the convicted killer escapes prison and rains terror upon anyone and everyone in his way. The manhunt ... Read more

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  • The Wake

    The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami

    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 tsun... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • War of 1812: A History From Beginning to End

    by Henry Freeman ...
    The War of 1812 is often forgotten when we think about the history of the United States. Yet the effects of what seems a minor and insignificant conflict are far-reaching, even to today. The world settled into the roles it would play out for decades, and the boundaries of the United States and Canada would be set for the next two hundred years.Inside you will read about...✓ The Beginning of the ... Read more

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  • XBX Plan for Physical Fitness

    series Plans for Physical Fitness
    It was a fitness revolution often imitated but seldom duplicated. It takes little time, requires no equipment, and can help anyone build and maintain physical fitness. This exercise program was designed by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the 1950s and is now in the public domain. Its concepts made it popular and its simplicity made it accessible. This document and its principles formed a ... Read more

    $4.49 AUD

  • Four Degrees Celsius

    A Story of Arctic Peril

    by Kerry Karram ...
    This true story began in August 1929. A group of eight prospectors, led by C.D.H. MacAlpine of the Dominion Explorers, flew into the Arctic in search of mineral wealth. Grossly underequipped, the expedition ran out of fuel and was stranded above the Arctic Circle. Within days, Western Canada Airways sent a rescue team headed by Captain Andy Cruickshank, in what was to become the most extensive ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Klondike

    The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899

    by Pierre Berton ...
    With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up. The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy. We meet Soapy Smith, dictator of Skagway; Swiftwater Bill Gates, who bathed in champagne; Silent Sam Bonnifield, who lost and won back a hotel in a ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • Marjorie Too Afraid to Cry

    A Home Child Experience

    Marjorie Arnison was one of the thousands of children removed from their families, communities, and country and placed in a British colony or commonwealth to provide "white stock" and cheap labour. In Marjorie's case, she was sent to Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School, just north of Victoria, British Columbia, in 1937. As a child, Patricia was angered that her mother wouldn't talk about the ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • The Last Spike

    The Great Railway, 1881-1885

    by Pierre Berton ...
    In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstructs the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the continent in just five years — exactly half the time stipulated in the contract. Pierre Berton recreates the adventures that were part of this vast undertaking: the railway on the ... Read more

    $20.34 AUD

  • Murder

    Twelve True Stories of Homicide in Canada

    by Edward Butts ...
    Who committed Toronto's Silk Stocking Murder? Why did a quiet accountant in Guelph, Ontario, murder his wife and two daughters? When did police in Alberta hire a self-styled mind reader to solve a mass murder? How did an American confidence man from Arizona find himself facing a murder charge in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia? These questions and more are answered in Murder: Twelve True Stories of ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • For Honour's Sake

    The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace

    by Mark Zuehlke ...
    In the tradition of Margaret MacMillan’s Paris 1919 comes a new consideration of Canada’s most famous war and the Treaty of Ghent that unsatisfactorily concluded it, from one of this country’s premier military historians.In the Canadian imagination, the War of 1812 looms large. It was a war in which British and Indian troops prevailed in almost all of the battles, in which the Americans were ... Read more

    $22.76 AUD

  • Away

    by Jane Urquhart ...
    A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, Away traces a family's complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Canadian Shield; from the flourishing town of Port Hope to the flooded streets of Montreal; from Ottawa at ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Canadian History for Dummies

    by Will Ferguson ...
    A wild ride through Canadian history, fully revised and updated!This new edition of Canadian History For Dummies takes readers on a thrilling ride through Canadian history, from indigenous native cultures and early French and British settlements through Paul Martin's shaky minority government. This timely update features all the latest, up-to-the-minute findings in historical and archeological ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Mad Trapper: Unearthing a Mystery

    Unearthing a Mystery

    by Barbara Smith ...
    When Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper of Rat River, was gunned down in February 1932, he went to his death without anyone knowing who he really was—most people believed the name "Albert Johnson" was an alias. He'd eluded a well-organized, well-equipped posse for seven weeks, surviving solely on wits and determination in the bitter cold of a Canadian Arctic winter. Some 75 years later, he was being ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD