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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Dogs Are Eating Them Now

    Our War in Afghanistan

    by Graeme Smith ...
    For readers of War by Sebastian Junger, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch, and The Forever War by Dexter Filkins: The Dogs Are Eating Them Now is a raw, uncensored account of the war in Afghanistan from a brilliant young reporter who for several years was the only Western journalist brave enough to live full-time in the dangerous southern ... Read more

    $25.18 AUD

  • Riding into War

    The Memoir of a Horse Transport Driver, 1916-1919

    series New Brunswick Military Heritage Series #4
    On the ghastly battlefields of the First World War, Jimmie Johnston drove teams or pack horses carrying ammunition and hauling guns to the front lines. One night, Johnston was hauling guns back from the front line. Suddenly, in the darkness and pouring rain, he, his team, the wagon, and the guns pitched into an old trench. After disentangling the horses from their harness, Johnston found a ... Read more

    $15.61 AUD

  • The North West Passage Exploration Anthology

    The Personal Accounts of the Explorers of the North-West Passage

    series Bybliotech Discovery
    “The Northwest Passage Exploration Anthology”, features the first-hand personal accounts of explorers: Roald Amundsen, Robert McClure, John Rae, John Franklin, Thomas Simpson, Peter Warren Dease, William Edward Parry and Richard Hakluyt. This book charts the full history of the exploration of the legendary “Northwest Passage” – the sea-lane around the frozen Northern shore of the North American ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • White Slaves of Maquinna: John R. Jewitt's Narrative of Capture and Confinement at Nootka

    by John Jewitt ...
    John R. Jewitt's story of being captured and enslaved by Maquinna, the great chief of the Mowachaht people, is both an adventure tale of survival and an unusual perspective on the First Nations of the northwest coast of Vancouver Island.On March 22, 1803, while anchored in Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, the Boston was attacked by a group of Mowachaht warriors. Twenty-five of ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • John A

    The Man Who Made Us

    The first full-scale biography of Canada’s first prime minister in half a century by one of our best-known and most highly regarded political writers.The first volume of Richard Gwyn’s definitive biography of John A. Macdonald follows his life from his birth in Scotland in 1815 to his emigration with his family to Kingston, Ontario, to his days as a young, rising lawyer, to his tragedy-ridden ... Read more

    $23.42 AUD

  • Alone in the Classroom

    by Elizabeth Hay ...
    In a small prairie school in 1929, Connie Flood helps a backward student, Michael Graves, learn how to read. Observing them and darkening their lives is the principal, Parley Burns, whose strange behaviour culminates in an attack so disturbing its repercussions continue to the present day.Connie's niece, Anne, tells the story. Impelled by curiosity about her dynamic, adventurous aunt and her more ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Hudson's Bay Company Adventures: Tales of Canada's Fur Traders

    Tales of Canada's Fur Traders

    series Amazing Stories
    The early history of the Hudson's Bay Company comes alive in these true tales of fur-trade wars, incredible wilderness journeys, hardships and danger. Founded by the extraordinary adventurers and renegades Radisson and des Groseilliers, the HBC attracted many memorable characters. Explorer Henry Kelsey was the first European to see the buffalo herds. James Knight met a mysterious fate on a frozen ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Old Bill Miner: Last of the Famous Western Bandits

    Last of the Famous Western Bandits

    Bill Miner, the gentleman bandit, enjoyed more popularity in his day than Jesse James or Billy the Kid. He robbed stagecoaches and trains across California, Colorado, Arizona, Georgia, Washington State and British Columbia until just before the First World War, by which point the public actually wanted him to escape the police. Reporters visited him during his time in jail and dubbed him "Old Bill ... Read more

    $11.98 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 Promise of Canada

    150 Years--People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country

    What does it mean to be a Canadian? What great ideas have changed our country? An award-winning writer casts her eye over our nation’s history, highlighting some of our most important stories.From the acclaimed historian Charlotte Gray comes a richly rewarding book about what it means to be Canadian. Readers already know Gray as an award-winning biographer, a writer who has brilliantly captured ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The War That Made America

    A Short History of the French and Indian War

    by Fred Anderson ...
    **The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" (The New York Times Book Review)The French and Indian War -the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War-remains one of the most important, and yet misunderstood, episodes in American history. Fred Anderson takes readers on a remarkable journey through the vast conflict that, ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD $9.89 AUD

  • Red River Girl

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

    by Joanna Jolly ...
    THE GRIPPING TRUE STORY OF A MURDER WHICH HAUNTED CANADA AND BECAME A RALLYING CRY FOR JUSTICE'If you were hooked on the Serial podcast, then you need to order this now' RedLonglisted for the Crime Writers' Association ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-FictionTina FontaineA fifteen-year-old runaway living on the streets of Winnipeg. When her body was found weighted down in the Red River, she became y... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD