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2435 Results
Ils ont couru l'Amérique —Bouchard, Serge, 1947-
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2017

" Voici les pérégrinations de quatorze coureurs des bois hommes des montagnes, cavaliers des plaines, muletiers, navigateurs des glaces et commerçants des déserts. Voici ceux qui ont couru l'Amérique. En suivant leu...

Born with teeth a memoir —Mulgrew, Kate, 1955- author, narrator.
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2016

At twenty-two Kate Mulgrew gave birth to a daughter. Having already signed the adoption papers, she was allowed only a fleeting glimpse of her child. Three days later she returned to work as the star of a popular soap op...

La plénitude de l'âge —Scott-Maxwell, Florida, 1883-1979.
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2008

Peu d'auteurs ont témoigné de l'expérience de vieillir. L'auteure est venue combler cette lacune grâce à ce carnet, compagnon privilégié de ses réflexions. Elle raconte une expérience humaine extraordinaire pour...

Shirley Jackson a rather haunted life —Franklin, Ruth, author.
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2017

Still known to millions only as the author of the "The Lottery," Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) remains curiously absent from the American literary canon. A genius of literary suspense, Jackson plumbed the cultural anxiety ...

Les saisons du terroir —Bergeron, Denise, 1924-
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2005

L'auteure raconte la vie rurale au Québec, les gestes quotidiens ou saisonniers des fermiers aux environs des années 30. Sous sa plume attentive aux moindres détails, elle fait revivre toute une époque. Les plus jeun...

Not without my daughter —Mahmoody, Betty.
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2007
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When an American woman married to an Iranian doctor goes with her husband and their young daughter to visit his native country in 1984, culture shock turns to personal tragedy as the husband reveals a secret plan to rema...

Les roses de la solitude —Romilly, Jacqueline de, 1913-
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2009

Souvenirs et rêveries, admirations et passions remémorés avec sérénité. 2006.

Ma vie comme rivière Tome 2: 1939-1949 / récit autobiographique. —Monet Chartrand, Simonne, 1919-1993.
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2008

Dans ce deuxième tome, l'auteur Simone Monet-Chartrand (femme du syndicaliste Michel Chartrand) nous fait part de sa perception de la société québécoise entre les années 1939 et 1949. Suite de "Tome 1: 1919-1942" (...

Ma vie comme rivière Tome 4: 1963-1992 / récit autobiographique. —Monet Chartrand, Simonne, 1919-1993.
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2008

Simonne Monet-Chartrand poursuit le récit de sa vie et l'évolution de certains événements qui ont marqué notre histoire aussi bien au Québec, au Canada que dans le monde entier. 1992.

Jamais sans ma fille —Mahmoody, Betty.
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2007

Une américaine accompagne son mari Iranien pour des vacances dans le pays d'origine de ce dernier. Dès leur arrivée, il lui annonce qu'elle ne quittera jamais plus le pays. Elle va se battre pendant deux ans avant de ...

Love, life, and elephants an African love story —Sheldrick, Daphne Jenkins, 1934-
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2015
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Conservationist details her family's history in Kenya and her first marriage, divorce, and subsequent marriage to David Sheldrick, founding warden of Tsavo East National Park. Reminisces about orphaned animals she cared ...

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...

Harriet Tubman the road to freedom —Clinton, Catherine, 1952- author.
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2017

Illiterate but deeply religious, Harriet Tubman was raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the 1820s, not far from where Frederick Douglass was born. As an adolescent, she incurred a severe head injury when she stepp...

My name is number 4 a true story —Ye, Ting-xing, 1952-
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2007

After the death of both her parents, Ting-xing and her four siblings endured the brutality of Red Guard attacks on their schools and even their house as they struggled against poverty and hunger. Then at sixteen, she was...

Ma vie comme rivière Tome 3: 1949-1963 / récit autobiographique. —Monet Chartrand, Simonne, 1919-1993.
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2008

Simone Monet-Chartrand a oeuvré toute sa vie pour l'avancement de la cause des femmes au Québec. Épouse du célèbre syndicaliste Michel Chartrand, elle raconte dans ce troisième tome la suite de sa vie passionnante,...

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,...

La révolte de Mme Montjean l'histoire d'un couple d'artisans au siècle des lumières —Farge, Arlette.
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2017

1775, Paris est en colère. Mme Montjean, femme dartisan, aussi : les heures passées à coudre, à soccuper de son foyer, des enfants... Elle veut vivre comme les aristocrates, être belle et désirable, connaître livr...

Madame De Staël —Fairweather, Maria, 1943-2010.
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2010

The salons of the 18th and 19th centuries - where the great men of politics and culture gathered - were often a woman's only avenue of influence, and Mme. de Staël's gatherings included Chateaubriand, Talleyrand and Laf...

Lady Franklin's revenge a true story of ambition, obsession, and the remaking of Arctic history —McGoogan, Kenneth, 1947-
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2008

Lady Franklin rode a donkey into Nazareth, sailed up the Nile, and beat her way through the Tasmanian bush wearing petticoats. When her husband, Sir John Franklin, disappeared into the Arctic in 1845, she orchestrated a ...

In the great green room the brilliant and bold life of Margaret Wise Brown —Gary, Amy, author.
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2017

For decades children and their parents around the world have cuddled together to read Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. While the lulling words of these stories have formed nighttime rituals for millions, few know th...

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