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1695 Results
Of this earth a Mennonite boyhood in the boreal forest —Wiebe, Rudy Henry, 1934-
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2007

Author Wiebe describes the vanished world of Speedwell, Saskatchewan, an isolated, poplar-forested, mostly Mennonite community - and Rudy's first home. Too young to do heavy work, Rudy witnessed a way of life that was so...

Mitchell the life of W.O. Mitchell : the years of fame, 1948-1998 —Mitchell, Ormond.
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2010

After the publication of "Who Has Seen the Wind" in 1947, W.O. Mitchell was a national figure, living his life in the limelight and loving it. He worked with or mentored Pierre Berton, Farley Mowat, Frances Itani and Ali...

Not yet a memoir of living and almost dying —Choy, Wayson, 1939-
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2010

In 2001, Choy suffered a combined asthma-heart attack. As he lay in his hospital bed slipping in and out of consciousness, Choy heard the voices of his ancestors warning him that without a wife, he would one day die alon...

Fearless as possible (under the circumstances) —Donlon, Denise, author.
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2017

Donlon chronicles her days at MuchMusic and the music journalism show The NewMusic, where her mandate was relevance, during a time when music videos became a medium that would change pop music and popular culture forever...

Letter to the past an autobiography —Woodcock, George, 1912-1995.
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2012

Woodcock shares memories of his youth in England through two World Wars and a Depression before his return to Canada in 1949. He talks about the figures who influenced him as a young man, like his father, whose spirit of...

Maurice Richard —Foran, Charles, 1960-
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2012

Born in 1921 into a working-class family, Maurice Richard came of age as a French Canadian and athlete during an era when the majority population of Quebec slumbered. Richard aspired only to score goals and win champions...

Nocturne on the life and death of my brother —Humphreys, Helen, 1961-
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2014

Helen Humphreys younger brother Martin was gone before she could come to terms with the fact that he had terminal cancer. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the age of forty-five, he died just four months later. Martin ...

On the farm Robert William Pickton and the tragic story of Vancouver's missing women —Cameron, Stevie.
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2011

Stevie Cameron first began following the story of missing women in 1998, when the odd newspaper piece appeared chronicling the disappearances of drug-addicted sex trade workers from Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastsid...

L'establishment canadien —Newman, Peter C., 1929- (Peter Charles)
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2007

L'establishment canadien des affaires, regroupe quelques centaines d'hommes pour qui richesse et pouvoir sont intimement mêles. Peter C. Newman nous en présente plus de 300. 1981.

In the land of the red goat —Henderson, Bob, 1945-
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2009

At age 18, Bob Henderson abandoned his privileged life for the challenges of the mountains of northern B.C. Mentored by the Tlogot'ine Indians and a few veteran guides, he adapted to the vagaries of packhorses, float pla...

La chance était au rendez-vous —Deschâtelets, Louise, 1945-
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2003

Autobiographie de la comédienne Louise Deschâtelets, devenue en 1994 la comtesse de Cazanove.

La détresse et l'enchantement —Roy, Gabrielle, 1909-1983.
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2005

Gabrielle Roy née au Manitoba en 1909, décédée au Québec en 1983. Ce livre c'est l'histoire de sa venue progressive a l'écriture, qu'évoque ici la romancière, en entremêlant le récit de sa propre vie jusqu'à l...

Never retreat, never explain, never apologize my life, my politics —Grey, Deborah, 1952-
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2008

Starting as a teacher in rural Alberta, Deborah Grey eventually became the first elected MP of the Reform party, with a no-nonsense style, a willingness to praise or criticize her parliamentary colleagues as she saw fit,...

Norman Bethune the incredible life and tragic death of a revered Canadian doctor —Hern, Frances.
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2006

One of the world's top surgeons, an advocate of democratic medical services, and an international humanitarian, Norman Bethune invented the mobile blood transfusion unit for the Spanish Civil War. He is revered in China ...

Maclean's people a gallery of Canadian greats
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2009

Culled from the archives of Maclean's, these profiles include famous and infamous names from the worlds of politics, sports, business, entertainment and the arts. Covers Canadians from Diefenbaker to the Dionnes, from Ma...

Leo a life —Kolber, Leo.
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2006

For thirty years, Leo Kolber was head of the Bronfman family trust and their real estate firm, as well as being a personal friend of Bronfman sons Charles and Edgar. Senator, senior bagman for the Liberals, company direc...

Invisible shadows a Black woman's life in Nova Scotia —Thomas, Verna, 1935-
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2005

When Verna Thomas moved from the mostly white community of Mount Denson to the mostly black community of East Preston, she discovered that to be black in Nova Scotia could mean being disadvantaged and scorned, not just d...

Medicine, madams and mounties stories of a Yukon doctor —Duncan, Allan, 1909-
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2012

Doctor Duncan recounts his life as the only doctor for miles in a remote area of the Yukon Territory. 1989.

Mordecai and me an appreciation of a kind —Yanofsky, Joel, 1955-2020
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2005

Journalist Yanofsky's obsession with author Mordecai Richler leads him to consult a rabbi, a psychiatrist, a dream analyst, and his own wife, in a quest to find the man both in Richler's books and behind them. What start...

Puis nous n'étions qu'un fragments de deux vies —Reed, Fred A., 1939-
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2017

" Puis nous n'étions qu'un est le récit bouleversant d'un grand frère qui tente de comprendre la maladie mentale puis le suicide de son frère cadet. Un regard plein de compassion posé sur un drame humain pour, malgr...

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