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Orphans of empire : a novel —Buday, Grant, 1956- author.
Book
2020
5 available of 6 items

"In Grant Buday's new novel, three captivating stories intertwine at the site of the New Brighton Hotel on the shores of Burrard Inlet. In 1858 the serious and devoted Sir Richard Clement Moody receives the commission of...

The brideship wife : a novel —Howard, Leslie, 1953- author.
Book
2020
7 available of 12 items

"Inspired by the history of the British "brideships," this captivating historical debut tells the story of one woman's coming-of-age and search of independence--for readers of Suzanne Desrochers's Bride of New France. To...

A superior man —Yee, Paul, author.
Book
2015
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A superior man —Yee, Paul, author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2016

After the CPR is built in 1885, Yang Hok, a former coolie, treks along the railway to return his half-Chinese/half-Native son to the boy's mother and finds himself immersed in the conflicts arising from road-building amo...

Voyages of hope the saga of the bride-ships —Johnson, Peter Wilton, 1944-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2005

Gleeful and noisy celebrations greeted several dozen nervous young women when they stepped ashore in Victoria in September 1862, though a jostling crowd of boisterous, eager men. The hardships and happiness of Louisa and...

Caprice : a novel —Bowering, George, 1935-
Book
1987
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Flight of the dragonfly —Neil, Danial, 1954-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

"In 1880 the Government of Canada commenced construction of a national railroad that was promised to British Columbia as a condition of entering Confederation in 1871. The section of the railroad through the Fraser Canyo...

The West Coasters a sweeping saga of the men and women who settled Canada's Pacific Coast : a novel —Corcoran, David, 1953-
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2012

Historical saga of the first years of settlement in British Columbia also becomes the tale of the struggle between two sawmill operators. Covers the first 30 years of the history of Victoria, Vancouver, and the lower Fra...

Caprice —Bowering, George, 1935-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2002

Bowering satirizes cowboy tales with the rollicking adventures of rangy, red-haired, hell-bent Caprice, who on her black stallion with only a bullwhip as a weapon, tracks her brother's murderer across Canada's Old West, ...

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