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One gal's army —Ward Sue, 1913-
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2009

Ward recounts her adventures in the first-ever regular Canadian army corps for women. It's the middle of WWII, but the women's "battle" is not against a foreign enemy but against a military establishment ill-prepared to ...

Medicine River —King, Thomas, 1943-
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2009

A young Canadian Indian returns to his hometown outside the Blackfoot Reservation and recovers his lost heritage among a varied cast of characters, including and all-Indian basketball team, a marriage doctor, and a world...

Indian summer a good man in Asia —Randall, Will, 1966-
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2009

Learning as much as he is teaching in the Indian city of Poona, Will finds his life transformed by his remarkable class of orphans: Dulabesh, the joker; Prakash, who learnt self-sufficiency by scavenging in skips; the nu...

It's only a movie Alfred Hitchcock, a personal biography —Chandler, Charlotte.
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2009

Author of acclaimed biographies, Chandler spent several years with Hitchcock discussing his life and career. She also talked with his wife and daughter, as well as many of the screen legends who appeared in his films. An...

Never say die new adventures from the country vet —Perrin, David, 1948-
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2009

Veterinarian Dave Perrin is building his dream home in the peaceful community of Lister, B.C., and puts in overtime to deal with some of the most improbable clients and frustrating cases of his career: snakes with indige...

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...

In too deep —Alcock, Terri, 1945-
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2009

Samantha Hope is a born snoop and budding mystery writer. When her friend asks her to go into the private investigations field with him, she jumps at the chance. With the help of her roommate and their two sheepdogs, the...

Never have your dog stuffed and other things I've learned —Alda, Alan, 1936-
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2007

Alda, the son of a popular actor and a loving but mentally ill mother, spent his early childhood backstage and went on, after early struggles, to achieve extraordinary success in his profession. This is a moving and funn...

Little come-by-chance —McDonald, Ellen.
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2007

The author's memoirs tell of her life as a child up in Nova Scotia, the hardship of life on the prairies, her marriage and her children, and her working life as a teacher. She has recounted the stories and memories for h...

Incorrigible —Demerson, Velma, 1920-2019
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2007

In 1939, young Velma Demerson was taken away by the police; her "crime", loving a Chinese man, was compounded by her pregnancy and subsequent mixed-race child. She was sent to Toronto's Reformatory for Females where she ...

Isle of palms a Lowcountry tale —Frank, Dorothea Benton.
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2005

Anna Lutz Abbot's independence and happiness is intact; that is until her daughter returns from college a different person, her wild and wonderful ex-husband arrives, and her flamboyant new best friend takes up with her ...

Jacaranda Vines —McKinley, Tamara.
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2006

The multigenerational saga traces the story of Jacaranda Vines estate. The death of Australian wine tycoon Jock Witney leaves his empire on the brink of ruinches While the family bickers about their fate, Jock's widow tr...

In Shackleton's wake —Fuchs, Arved.
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2003

In order to reenact the voyages of Ernest Shackleton, a small group of people undertook a simulated version of what happened. They started with a boat, losing their drinking water and eventually the boat itself, and cont...

Evan and Elle —Bowen, Rhys.
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2004

When a chapel opens as a restaurant, the villagers are suspicious, but their attention is diverted as a string of fires plagues the town and Constable Evans suspects that Welsh nationalists are responsible. Evans follows...

Empress of Asia —Schroeder, Adam Lewis, 1972-
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2009

In 1942 Singapore, Canadian seaman Harry Winslow falls madly in love with Lily, a young Englishwoman. They are separated during an air raid and Harry begins a desperate search for her. Years later, in her dying moments, ...

From Baghdad, with love a Marine, the war, and a dog named Lava —Kopelman, Jay.
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2009

During his tour of duty in Iraq, Kopelman endured the emotional stress common for those involved in bloody battles for freedom. Skirting the rules forbidding pets, he and his comrades adopted an abandoned puppy left behi...

Ghost sea a novel —Maté, Ferenc, 1945-
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2009

An action-packed sea adventure that's also an anthropological thriller. Ghost sea takes the reader on a terrifying search for a kidnapped woman, into the waters and cultures of British Columbia's wild coast of nearly a c...

Have your cake and kill him too a Blackbird Sisters mystery —Martin, Nancy, 1953-
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2009

Family and friends count for Nora, and soon she's poking around the grandest estates in Philadelphia to help a friend accused of killing the tycoon owner of a tacky sports bar. Nora trails a politician with a secret, a f...

Hiking with ghosts the Chilkoot Trail, then and now —Backhouse, Frances.
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2008

One century ago, the lure of gold led thousands to travel the Chilkoot Trail. The authors hike the arduous yet inspiring 53 km. route, now a popular destination for ambitious ecotourists. At the same time, they take a jo...

First invaders the literary origins of British Columbia —Twigg, Alan, 1952-
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2007

Recalls the drama and confusion arising from the initial contacts between Europeans, Americans and the First Nations on Canada's West Coast. The hub was Friendly Cove in Nootka Sound where Chief Maquinna oversaw the whee...

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