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  • The Bush Devil Ate Sam

    And Other Tales of a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa

    Scruffy soldiers with guns pointed in all directions were scattered around my yard when I returned from teaching. “What’s up?” I asked in a shaky voice that was supposed to come out calm. Liberian soldiers were scary. “Your dog ate one of the Superintendent’s guinea fowl,” the sergeant growled. The Superintendent, the governor of Bong County, was apparently quite fond of his fowl birds. But Boy, ... Read more

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  • The Devil in the Bush

    by Matthew Head ...
    series Dr. Mary Finney
    A missionary doctor is on the hunt for a killer in the Belgian Congo in this 1945 mystery series debut exploring WWII-era Colonial Africa.World War II is raging, but in this dusty backwater of the Belgian Congo, the biggest problem is finding a cold beer. That’s the case, at least, for Hooper Taliaferro, a U.S. government gofer sent to Africa on a vague errand related to the war effort. What he ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    Death in the Bush

    Mr. Hardy Investigates

    Narrated by Sam Devereaux ...
    Audiobook 1 - Mr. Hardy Investigates


    6 hours 2 min

    A historic Bowie knife. A mysterious major who wants the knife. The body of a young woman in a red coat found deep in the bush. And a chance for retired coachman James Hardy to reinvent himself in a new country.New Zealand 1881: After a reclusive Maori on the run from the police leaps onto the back of his spring buggy, retired coachman JAMES HARDY discovers he has stumbled into a murder scene. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Fuzzy Math

    The Essential Guide to the Bush Tax Plan

    by Paul Krugman ...
    Narrated by Sam Freed ...


    2 hours 56 min

    Wielding his widely recognized powers of explanation, Paul Krugman lays bare the hidden facts behind the $2 trillion tax cut.With huge budget surpluses just ahead, the question of whether to cut taxes has shifted to when? and by how much? With Fuzzy Math, Paul Krugman dissects the Bush tax proposal and shows us who wins, who loses, and how quickly the tax cuts will consume the surplus. Always the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Barrakee Mystery

    The Lure of the Bush

    Book 1 - Inspector Bonaparte Mysteries
    Why was King Henry, an aboriginal from Western Australia, killed in New South Wales? What was the feud that led to murder after nineteen long years had passed? Who was the woman who saw the murder and kept silent?This first story of Inspector Bonaparte takes him to the Darling River bush country where he encounters those problems he understands so well - mixed blood and divided loyalties ... Read more

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  • Roughing it in the Bush

    series New Canadian Library
    Roughing It in the Bush chronicles Susanna Moodie’s harsh and often humorous experiences homesteading in the woods of Upper Canada. A frank and fascinating account of how one woman coped, not only with a new world, but with a new self, this unabridged text continues to justify the international sensation it caused when it was first published in 1852.Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring ... Read more

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  • A Life in the Bush

    Lessons from My Father

    by Roy MacGregor ...
    Winner ofThe CAA–Birks Family Foundation Award for BiographyThe 2000 Ottawa-Carlton Book AwardThe (U.S.) Rutstrum Award for Best Wilderness BookIn 1929, at the age of twenty-two, Duncan MacGregor, the son of a lumberman, great-grandson of a voyageur, and an avid reader and baseball fan, headed off into the largest tract of preserved bush in the world: Ontario’s Algonquin Park. When he got ther... ... Read more

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  • Life In The Backwoods

    A sequel to Roughing it in the Bush

    Written as a continuation of her sensational 1852 text, Roughing it in the Bush, Susanna Moodie’s Life in the Backwoods continues the narrative of her experience as a settler in mid-nineteenth century Upper Canada. By relating her own experiences and those of the community of pioneers also living in the harsh environment of the Canadian backwoods, Moodie creates a faithful portrait of the harsh ... Read more

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  • Roughing It In The Bush

    Roughing it in the Bush is the compelling true story of pioneer Susanna Moodie’s experience immigrating to Canada with her sister, Catharine Parr Traill, in the 1830s. Moodie’s narrative is a frank, sometimes humorous, portrayal of life in the Canadian wild, capturing the physical demands of homesteading and the complex personal relationships between settlers.Initially conceived as a “guide” for ... Read more

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  • Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

    series New Canadian Library
    In the sequel to Roughing It in the Bush, Susanna Moodie portrays the relatively sophisticated society springing up in the clearings along Lake Ontario. During a trip from Belleville to Niagara Falls, Moodie acts as a meticulous observer of the social customs and practices of the times.Invaluable as social history and as a candid self-portrait, Life in the Clearings versus the Bush chronicles, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Australia's Funniest Yarns

    Traditional humour from the bush and the outback

    by Graham Seal ...
    Whatever the circumstances, Australians have always found something to laugh about, laugh at or laugh off. Graham Seal has been gathering traditional stories from country towns and the outback for decades, and here he compiles the very funniest stories he has encountered.'Graham Seal writes ripper, fair dinkum, true-blue Aussie yarns.' - The Weekly TimesAustralians traditionally like their humour ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • In the Bush

    Our Holiday at Wombat Flat

    by Roland Harvey ...
    Wombat Flat's the best! We camped out near the Cascades, stayed up all night to see the sunrise, nearly got snowed in at Mt Misery and rode across the Razorback. And a squillion other things that you'll find out when you come with us to Wombat Flat!'An irresistible companion to the best-selling At the Beach, guaranteed to occupy children for hours as they search the illustrations for the people, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD