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Flames Across the Border
Flames Across the Border
Written by Pierre Berton
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Flames Across the Border
1813-1814
Written by Pierre Berton


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On Sale: May 18, 2011
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The Canada–U.S. border was in flames as the War of 1812 continued. York's parliament buildings were on fire, Niagara-on-the-Lake burned to the ground and Buffalo lay in ashes. Even the American capital of Washington, far to the south, was put to the torch. The War of 1812 had become one of... Read more >
The Secret Mulroney Tapes
The Secret Mulroney Tapes
Written by Peter C. Newman
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ISBN: 9780307370747
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The Secret Mulroney Tapes
Unguarded Confessions of a Prime Minister
Written by Peter C. Newman


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On Sale: May 18, 2011
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The Secret Mulroney Tapes is an outrageous and intimate portrait of a Canadian prime minister, as told in his own words. There has never been a political book like this, and there will almost certainly never be another.

Peter C. Newman, the author of books about John Diefenbaker, Lester B. Pearson... Read more >
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The Floor of Heaven
The Floor of Heaven
Written by Howard Blum
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The Floor of Heaven
A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Written by Howard Blum


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On Sale: April 26, 2011
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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 Floor of Heaven
The Floor of Heaven
Written by Howard Blum, Read by John H. Mayer
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ISBN: 9780307914613
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The Floor of Heaven
A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Written by Howard Blum
Read by John H. Mayer


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On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $25.00

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 Loyalists
The Loyalists
Written by Christopher Moore
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ISBN: 9781551994840
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The Loyalists
Revolution Exile Settlement
Written by Christopher Moore


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On Sale: March 4, 2011
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In 1783 and 1784, some fifty thousand Americans felt that they could not support the revolution against Britain. They were called Loyalists – and there would be no place for them in the new United States.

As they streamed into the Canadian colonies to the north, they changed forever the face of... Read more >
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While Canada Slept
While Canada Slept
Written by Andrew Cohen
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ISBN: 9781551995878
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While Canada Slept
How We Lost Our Place in the World
Written by Andrew Cohen


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On Sale: February 4, 2011
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For how much longer can Canada expect to get a free ride?

With 9/11 and the international “war on terrorism,” the time has come to ask some hard questions. Should we continue to starve our military, reduce our humanitarian assistance, dilute our diplomacy, and absent ourselves from global intelligence-gathering? Can we expect... Read more >
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The Last Spike
The Last Spike
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673549
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The Last Spike
The Great Railway, 1881-1885
Written by Pierre Berton


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On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $12.99

In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstructs the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the continent in just five years — exactly half the time stipulated in the... Read more >
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Vimy
Vimy
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673617
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Vimy

Written by Pierre Berton


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On Sale: December 22, 2010
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One chill Easter dawn in 1917, a blizzard blowing in their faces, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps in France went over the top of a muddy scarp knows as Vimy Ridge. Within hours, they held in their grasp what had eluded both British and French armies in over two... Read more >
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My Country
My Country
Written by Pierre Berton
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ISBN: 9780385673532
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My Country
The Remarkable Past
Written by Pierre Berton


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On Sale: December 17, 2010
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Berton brings the past alive with true stories of mystery and romance, tragedy and heroism, from the piracy of Bill Johnston, scourge of the St. Lawrence, to the weird saga of Brother XII and his mystic cult on Vancouver Island. Read more >
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Pierre Berton
Pierre Berton
Written by Brian Mckillop
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ISBN: 9780771057564
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Pierre Berton
A Biography
Written by Brian Mckillop


Format: Trade Paperback, 808 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $21.00

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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The Backwoods of Canada
The Backwoods of Canada
Written by Catharine Parr Traill, Afterword by D.M.R. Bentley
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ISBN: 9780771094491
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The Backwoods of Canada

Written by Catharine Parr Traill
Afterword by D.M.R. Bentley


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigours of a new, young land.


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The Backwoods of Canada
The Backwoods of Canada
Written by Catharine Parr Traill, Afterword by D.M.R. Bentley
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The Backwoods of Canada

Written by Catharine Parr Traill
Afterword by D.M.R. Bentley


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $17.95

The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigours of a new, young land.


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Life in the Clearings versus the Bush
Life in the Clearings versus the Bush
Written by Susanna Moodie, Afterword by Carol Shields
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ISBN: 9780771093715
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Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

Written by Susanna Moodie
Afterword by Carol Shields


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $7.99

In the sequel to Roughing It in the Bush, Susanna Moodie portrays the relatively sophisticated society springing up in the clearings along Lake Ontario. During a trip from Belleville to Niagara Falls, Moodie acts as a meticulous observer of the social customs and practices of the times.

Invaluable as social history and... Read more >
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Life in the Clearings versus the Bush
Life in the Clearings versus the Bush
Written by Susanna Moodie, Afterword by Carol Shields
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Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

Written by Susanna Moodie
Afterword by Carol Shields


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
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In the sequel to Roughing It in the Bush, Susanna Moodie portrays the relatively sophisticated society springing up in the clearings along Lake Ontario. During a trip from Belleville to Niagara Falls, Moodie acts as a meticulous observer of the social customs and practices of the times.

Invaluable as social history and... Read more >
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Navigating a New World
Navigating a New World
Written by Lloyd Axworthy
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ISBN: 9780307368379
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Navigating a New World
Canada's Global Future
Written by Lloyd Axworthy


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On Sale: July 30, 2010
Price: $12.99

In Navigating a New World Lloyd Axworthy charts how we can become active citizens in the demanding world of the twenty-first century, to make it safer, more sustainable and more humane. Throughout he emphasizes the human story. As we meet refugees from civil war and drought, child soldiers and landmine victims... Read more >
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Death On The Ice
Death On The Ice
Written by Cassie Brown
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ISBN: 9780385673822
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Death On The Ice
The Great Newfoundland Sealing Disaster Of 1914
Written by Cassie Brown


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On Sale: July 23, 2010
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Each year, for generations, poor, ill-clad Newfoundland fisherman sailed out 'to the ice' to hunt seals in the hope of a few penniew in wages from the prosperous merchants of St. John's.  The year 1914 witnessed the worst in the long line of tragedies that were part of their harsh way of... Read more >
For Honour's Sake
For Honour's Sake
Written by Mark Zuehlke
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ISBN: 9780307370587
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For Honour's Sake
The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace
Written by Mark Zuehlke


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On Sale: July 23, 2010
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In the tradition of Margaret MacMillan’s Paris 1919 comes a new consideration of Canada’s most famous war and the Treaty of Ghent that unsatisfactorily concluded it, from one of this country’s premier military historians.

In the Canadian imagination, the War of 1812 looms large. It was a war in which British... Read more >
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Loyalists and Layabouts
Loyalists and Layabouts
Written by Stephen Kimber
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ISBN: 9780385672801
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Loyalists and Layabouts
The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792
Written by Stephen Kimber


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On Sale: June 4, 2010
Price: $13.99

Marking the 225th anniversary of loyalist landings in Canada, this important and comprehensive history is essential reading on the shaping of our country.

The few hundred loyalists who gathered at Roubalet’s Tavern in New York on the night of Saturday, November 16, 1782, shared a vision of the future intended to... Read more >
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Coal Black Heart
Coal Black Heart
Written by John Demont
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ISBN: 9780385665056
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Coal Black Heart
The Story of Coal and Lives it Ruled
Written by John Demont


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $22.95

A major new work of history, told through the stories of a teeming cast of characters.

The history of coal is the story of the last two centuries of the industrialized world. Coal has powered that world, and controlled the destinies of millions. And nowhere has that influence run more deeply than... Read more >
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Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water
Written by Paul Martin
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Hell or High Water
My Life in and out of Politics
Written by Paul Martin


Format: Trade Paperback, 504 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
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National bestseller

Paul Martin was the Prime Minister we never really knew — in this memoir he emerges as a fascinating flesh and blood man, still working hard to make a better world.

“The next thing you know, I was in a jail cell.” (Chapter 2)

“From the moment I flipped his truck... Read more >
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Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water
Written by Paul Martin
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Hell or High Water
My Life in and out of Politics
Written by Paul Martin


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On Sale: October 27, 2009
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National bestseller

Paul Martin was the Prime Minister we never really knew — in this memoir he emerges as a fascinating flesh and blood man, still working hard to make a better world.

“The next thing you know, I was in a jail cell.” (Chapter 2)

“From the moment I flipped his truck... Read more >
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Hockey
Hockey
Written by Michael McKinley
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ISBN: 9780771057717
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Hockey
A People's History
Written by Michael McKinley


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $37.50

Now in paperback, updated with a new final chapter!

Lavishly illustrated, beautifully designed, impeccably researched, and wonderfully written, Hockey: A People’s History is the altogether irresistible companion book to the CBC-Television series of the same name, airing in Fall 06. A must-have for every fan!

Hockey is not just Canada’s national game, it... Read more >
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Coal Black Heart
Coal Black Heart
Written by John Demont
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Coal Black Heart
The Story of Coal and Lives it Ruled
Written by John Demont


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2009
Price: $17.99

A major new work of history, told through the stories of a teeming cast of characters.

The history of coal is the story of the last two centuries of the industrialized world. Coal has powered that world, and controlled the destinies of millions. And nowhere has that influence run more deeply than... Read more >
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Loyalists and Layabouts
Loyalists and Layabouts
Written by Stephen Kimber
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ISBN: 9780385661737
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Loyalists and Layabouts
The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792
Written by Stephen Kimber


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $19.95

Marking the 225th anniversary of loyalist landings in Canada, this important and comprehensive history is essential reading on the shaping of our country.

The few hundred loyalists who gathered at Roubalet’s Tavern in New York on the night of Saturday, November 16, 1782, shared a vision of the future intended to... Read more >
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John A
John A
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307371355
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John A
The Man Who Made Us
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


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On Sale: March 18, 2009
Price: $14.99

The first full-scale biography of Canada’s first prime minister in half a century by one of our best-known and most highly regarded political writers.

The first volume of Richard Gwyn’s definitive biography of John A. Macdonald follows his life from his birth in Scotland in 1815 to his emigration with his family... Read more >
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