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A number of things : stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane, 1949- author.

From one of our nation's most beloved and iconic authors comes a lyrical 150th birthday gift to Canada. Jane Urquhart chooses 50 Canadian objects and weaves a rich and surprising narrative that speaks to our collective e...

The night stages —Urquhart, Jane, 1949- author.

Set mainly in a remote area of County Kerry in the ’40s and ’50s, Jane Urquhart’s stunning new novel is at once intimate and epic in scope. Tam, an English woman in her thirties, has been living in this harshly beautifu...

The Ruth Rendell mysteries. Set 1

Master of the moor: As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. St...

The stone carvers —Urquhart, Jane.

Set in Kitchener before World War I, a young sculptress falls in love with a soldier.

Away —Urquhart, Jane.
Book On CD
2001
Availability: 5 of 5

On the northern coast of Ireland, young Mary O'Malley embraces a drowning sailor washed ashore by the tide. So begins her family saga. Fleeing the great famine, she migrates across the Atlantic, through quarantine shed...

The penguin book of Canadian short stories

This collection of 69 stories - over a century's worth of the best Canadian literature by an extraordinary array of our finest writers - has been selected and is introduced by award-winning writer Jane Urquhart.

A number of things stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
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For Canada's 150th birthday, Urquhart chooses 50 Canadian objects and weaves a rich and surprising narrative that speaks to our collective experience as a nation. The fifty artifacts range from a Nobel Peace Prize medal,...

A map of glass —Urquhart, Jane.

Two parallel stories, one set in contemporary Toronto and Prince Edward County and the other in the 19th century, about loss and the transitory nature of place. Three lives intertwine in the past and the present.

The night stages [a novel] —Urquhart, Jane.
Book On CD
2015
Availability: 1 of 1

After a tragic accident leaves Tamara alone on the most westerly tip of Ireland, she begins an affair with a charismatic meteorologist named Niall. At first her romance is filled with passionate secrecy, but when Niall's...

The underpainter —Urquhart, Jane, 1949-
DAISY Sound Recording
2001
Availability: 1 of 1

Austin Fraser, an American painter in his later years, receives a letter from a woman he knew long ago. Plunged into his past, he remembers the relationships which most touched his life, and how they changed his art. Win...

The night stages —Urquhart, Jane, 1949- author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2016

Set mainly in a remote area of County Kerry, Ireland, in the 40s and 50s, "The Night Stages" explores the meaning of separation, the sorrows of fractured families, and the profound effect of home in a world where a way o...

The stone carvers —Urquhart, Jane.
Book On CD
2003
Availability: 3 of 3

In the late 19th Century, a Bavarian priest is sent to the wilderness of the New World. The story of this priest, and of the fulfilment of his extraordinary vision, set mainly in a German-settled area of southwestern Ont...

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