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  • Cold War Warrior

    Canadian MI-6 Agent Lawrence Fox

    by Robert Popple ...
    Lawrence Fox was born and raised in Midland, Ontario and enlisted in the RCAF in 1952.Distinguished by his outstanding marksmanship from the beginning of his military career, he was selected immediately as a candidate for dangerous espionage work and formally recruited by MI-6 in 1956. He ispictured at age nineteen, two years before the first of five highly dangerous missions in the Cold War years ... Read more

    $6.99 CAD

  • Dundurn Performing Arts Library Bundle — Musicians

    Opening Windows / True Tales from the Mad, Mad, Mad World of Opera / Lois Marshall / John Arpin / Elmer Iseler / Jan Rubes / Music Makers / There's Music in These Walls / In Their Own Words / Emma Albani / Opera Viva / MacMillan on Music

    series Dundurn Performing Arts Library Bundle — Musicians
    This special twelve-book bundle is a classical and choral music lover’s delight! Canada’s rich history and culture in the classical music arts is celebrated here, both in the form of in-depth biographies and autobiographies (Lois Marshall, Lotfi Mansouri, Elmer Iseler, Emma Albani and more), but also in honour of musical places (There’s Music in These Walls, a history of the Royal Conservatory of ... Read more

    $63.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • John Arpin

    Keyboard Virtuoso

    by Robert Popple ...
    Born and raised in Port McNicoll, John Arpin discovered his musical talents early: at the age of four he could pick out tunes on the piano that he had heard on the radio; by ten, he had been identified as a child prodigy by a Royal Conservatory of Music adjudicator. He would go on to become one of Canadas finest keyboard virtuosos, playing at concert halls around the world. Equally at ease ... Read more

    $8.09 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

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  • All of Me

    In this revealing autobiography, Canada’s first lady of song, for the first time, tells the whole story of her astonishing 40-year career in show biz. It is a candid retrospective of the extraordinary success achieved, and the prices that had to be paid.“After ‘Snowbird’ hit, I was swept up like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, and catapulted into a strange new universe … If I thought for a moment ... Read more

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  • The Penguin Jazz Guide

    The History of the Music in the 1000 Best Albums

    The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz, a mine of fascinating information and a source of insightful - often wittily trenchant - criticism. This is something rather different: Brian Morton (who taught American history at UEA) has picked out the 1000 best recordings that all jazz fans should have and shows how they tell the history ... Read more

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    Box Me Up and Ship Me Home

    by Tim O'Brien ...
    **A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of The Things They Carried"One of the best, most disturbing, and most powerful books about the shame that was / is Vietnam."—Minneapolis Star and Tribune**Before writing his award-winning Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien gave us this intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. The author takes us with him to ... Read more

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  • Alive

    When the world ends, what do you do when you realize you are still alive?In a world devastated by natural disaster, only the most stubborn refuse to give up. When Ed Walker learns that others have been preparing for the disaster for years, he realize finding them may be his only shot at survival. But time is running out...In a dying world one man makes a choice to keep going, hoping against hope ... Read more

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    Making Music in the 1960s

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    When Muddy Waters came to London at the start of the ?60s, a kid from Boston called Joe Boyd was his tour manager; when Dylan went electric at the Newport Festival, Joe Boyd was plugging in his guitar; when the summer of love got going, Joe Boyd was running the coolest club in London, the UFO; when a bunch of club regulars called Pink Floyd recorded their first single, Joe Boyd was the producer; ... Read more

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  • The Essential Jazz Recordings

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    A guide to the all-time must-have jazz recordings by a maven of the genre.Possibly the twentieth century’s greatest musical innovation, jazz is now more popular than it has been for the past fifty years. But with the plethora of new recordings and the phenomenon in jazz of the same standards being recorded seemingly by almost every artist and band or trio, it’s very hard to know where to start or ... Read more

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    by John Gardner ...
    Official, original James Bond from a writer described by Len Deighton as a 'master storyteller'.In this heart-stopping thriller, James Bond teams up with CIA agent Cedar Leiter, to investigate a dangerous criminal, suspected of reviving the notorious organisation SPECTRE. The organisation was believed to have been disbanded years earlier following the death of its leader, Ernst Stavro Blofeld, at ... Read more

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