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Blood and Daring
Blood and Daring
Written by John Boyko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361448
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Blood and Daring
How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation
Written by John Boyko


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $35.00

Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself.
 
In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the...

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Blood and Daring
Blood and Daring
Written by John Boyko
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Blood and Daring
How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation
Written by John Boyko


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $15.99

Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself.
 
In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the...

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Ten Lost Years, 1929-1939
Ten Lost Years, 1929-1939
Written by Barry Broadfoot
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ISBN: 9781551995045
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Ten Lost Years, 1929-1939
Memories of the Canadians Who Survived the Depression
Written by Barry Broadfoot


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On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

Hundreds of ordinary Canadians tell their own stories in this book. They tell them in their own words, and the impact is astonishing. As page after page of unforgettable stories rolls by, it is easy to see why this book sold 300,000 copies and why a successful stage play that ran... Read more >
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Notes from The Century Before
Notes from The Century Before
Written by Edward Hoagland, Edited by Jon Krakauer, Introduction by David Quammen
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ISBN: 9781588362247
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Notes from The Century Before
A Journal from British Columbia
Written by Edward Hoagland
Edited by Jon Krakauer
Introduction by David Quammen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $2.99

In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland’s extraordinary gifts for portraiture—his cast runs from salty prospector to trader, explorer, missionary, and indigenous guide—Notes from the Century Before... Read more >
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Written by Greg Malone
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ISBN: 9780307401359
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada
Written by Greg Malone


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On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.99

The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The... Read more >
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You Had to Be There
You Had to Be There
Written by Robert Collins
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ISBN: 9781551995144
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You Had to Be There

Written by Robert Collins


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On Sale: November 13, 2012
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They gained their maturity in an age of monumental and unprecedented change – from horse-and-buggy, Model TFord, and crank telephone, to moonwalks, space shuttles, and the Internet. They are better educated, more affluent, more vigorous, and longer-lived than any generation before them, yet obstinately cling to a forthright simplicity no generation... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
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ISBN: 9780307400642
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $14.99

The oil sands. Global warming. The National Energy Program. Though these seem like modern Canadian subjects, author Mary Janigan reveals them to be a legacy of longstanding regional rivalry. Something of a "Third Solitude" since entering Confederation, the West has long been overshadowed by Canada's other great national debate: but as... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307400628
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $27.50

The oil sands. Global warming. The National Energy Program. Though these seem like modern Canadian subjects, author Mary Janigan reveals them to be a legacy of longstanding regional rivalry. Something of a "Third Solitude" since entering Confederation, the West has long been overshadowed by Canada's other great national debate: but as... Read more >
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
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ISBN: 9780771056840
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $19.00

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market collection of second-rate players into the hockey and financial powerhouse that dominated Canadian sports and created... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307356451
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $23.00

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who made Confederation happen, who built this country over the next quarter century, and who shaped what it is today. From Confederation Day in 1867, where this volume picks up, Macdonald finessed a reluctant union of... Read more >
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The Wild Frontier
The Wild Frontier
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673570
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The Wild Frontier
More Tales from the Remarkable Past
Written by Pierre Berton


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.99

Canada’s wild frontier — a land unsettled and unknown, a land of appalling obstacles and haunting beauty — comes to life through seven remarkable individuals, including John Jewitt, the young British seaman who became a slave to the Nootka Indians; Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, the eccentric missionary; Sam Steele, the most famous... Read more >
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The Floor of Heaven
The Floor of Heaven
Written by Howard Blum
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ISBN: 9780307461735
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The Floor of Heaven
A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Written by Howard Blum


Format: Trade Paperback, 440 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $16.00

It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures – gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen –are now victims of their own success. They are heroes who’ve outlived their usefulness.
But then gold is... Read more >
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The White and the Gold
The White and the Gold
Written by Thomas B Costain
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ISBN: 9780307809575
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The White and the Gold
The French Regime in Canada
Written by Thomas B Costain


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 21, 2012
Price: $13.99

This is the fascinating story of the French regime in Canada.

Few periods in the history of North America can equal it for romance and color, drama and suspense, great human courage and far-seeing aspiration. Costain, who writes history in the terms of the people who lived it, wrote of this... Read more >
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780307374868
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The Great Depression
1929-1939
Written by Pierre Berton


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On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $14.99

Over 1.5 million Canadians were on relief, one in five was a public dependant, and 70,000 young men travelled like hoboes. Ordinary citizens were rioting in the streets, but their demonstrations met with indifference, and dissidents were jailed. Canada emerged from the Great Depression a different nation.

The most searing decade in... Read more >
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Two Generals
Two Generals
Written by Scott Chantler
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ISBN: 9780771019630
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Two Generals

Written by Scott Chantler


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

A beautifully illustrated and poignant graphic memoir that tells the story of World War II from an Everyman's perspective.
 
In March of 1943, Scott Chantler's grandfather, Law Chantler, shipped out across the Atlantic for active service with the Highland Light Infantry of Canada, along with his best friend, Jack, a fellow officer...

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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771056833
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $32.99

The first full-length biography of one of hockey's - and Canada's - most influential forces, Conn Smythe.

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market... Read more >
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
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ISBN: 9780771056864
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

The first full-length biography of one of hockey's - and Canada's - most influential forces, Conn Smythe.

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market... Read more >
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Prairie People
Prairie People
Written by Robert Collins
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ISBN: 9781551995137
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Prairie People
A Celebration of My Homeland
Written by Robert Collins


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $12.99

An intimate look at the people of the prairies in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta who they are, how they live, what makes them a breed apart

The prairies are Robert Collins’s spiritual home. He was born and raised on a Saskatchewan farm, but spent most of his adult life living elsewhere... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307356444
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $37.00

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307366870
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $17.99

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who... Read more >
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Two Generals
Two Generals
Written by Scott Chantler
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ISBN: 9780771019593
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Two Generals

Written by Scott Chantler


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $19.99

A beautifully illustrated and poignant graphic memoir that tells the story of World War II from an Everyman's perspective.
 
In March of 1943, Scott Chantler's grandfather, Law Chantler, shipped out across the Atlantic for active service with the Highland Light Infantry of Canada, along with his best friend, Jack, a fellow officer...

Read more >
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The Promised Land
The Promised Land
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673662
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The Promised Land
Settling the West 1896-1914
Written by Pierre Berton


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

After the pioneers described in The National Dream, The Last Spike and Klondike came the settlers — a million people who filled a thousand miles of prairie in a single generation.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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1867
1867
Written by Christopher Moore
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ISBN: 9781551994833
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1867
How the Fathers Made a Deal
Written by Christopher Moore


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $14.99

“In the 1860s, western alienation began at Yonge Street, and George Brown was the Preston Manning of the day.” So begins Christopher Moore’s fascinating 1990s look at the messy, dramatic, crisis-ridden process that brought Canada into being – and at the politicians, no more lovable or united than our own, who... Read more >
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The National Dream
The National Dream
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673556
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The National Dream
The Great Railway, 1871-1881
Written by Pierre Berton


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

In 1871, a tiny nation, just four years old — it's population well below the 4 million mark — determined that it would build the world's longest railroad across empty country, much of it unexplored. This decision — bold to the point of recklessness — was to change the lives of... Read more >
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Pierre Berton
Pierre Berton
Written by Brian Mckillop
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996226
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Pierre Berton
A Biography
Written by Brian Mckillop


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $15.99

The first ever biography of one of Canada’s best-known and most colourful personalities by an award-winning author.

From his northern childhood on, it was clear that Pierre Berton (1920—2004) was different from his peers. Over the course of his eighty-four years, he would become the most famous Canadian media figure of his... Read more >
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