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  • The Way It Was

    The Way It Was

    "On the Monday morning that the school opened, it was anything but lonely! The schoolyard was full of children. I looked at the bell on my desk and thought "This bell is mine to ring! I am the teac...

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  • Bronze Inside and Out

    Bronze Inside and Out

    "More than any other book that I can think of, Bronze Inside and Out puts a human face on Western art - indeed, all art. It invites us to ponder the very nature of the creative process." - From the...

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  • Missing Pieces

    Missing Pieces

    "Her story adds to the growing literature related to individual life stories of Holocaust survivors. There is much we can learn from her book." - Benjamin Schlesinger, Professor Emeritus, Universit...

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  • Give Your Other Vote to the Sister

    Give Your Other Vote to the Sister

    "[Marshall's] work in responding to the challenge of exploring a little-known life should be an inspiration to other students of history … people across Canada will find it a pleasant way to become...

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  • Medicine and Duty

    Medicine and Duty

    "The story of the individual always grips us - it is why biography remains so popular. But in Medicine and Duty we receive a double serving: the story of Medical Officer Captain Harold W. McGill co...

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  • The Letters of Margaret Butcher

    The Letters of Margaret Butcher

    Now what shall I tell you first? The days…have been so full of interests and fresh things that I know not where to begin. Suppose I say right here that I believe I shall be very happy here and also...

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  • Suitable for the Wilds

    Suitable for the Wilds

    The plea was advertised in the British Medical Journal in February 1929: seeking "strong energetic Medical Women with post-graduate experience in Midwifery" for "country work" in western Canada. A ...

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  • A Voice of Her Own

    A Voice of Her Own

    A Voice of Her Own profiles fifty-two ranch women from Western Canada. With this book, the editors have brought to light a little-discussed aspect of ranching: the valuable contributions of women i...

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  • The First Dutch Settlement in Alberta

    The First Dutch Settlement in Alberta

    Translated from Dutch to English, this collection of letters offers a unique perspective on the early pioneer years of the Dutch community in southeastern Alberta. The letters provide first-hand ac...

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  • The Honourable Member for Vegreville

    The Honourable Member for Vegreville

    Translated from personal memoirs and diaries, this is a compelling story of Anthony Hlynka, the only sitting Member of Parliament of Ukrainian origin from 1940 to 1945. Representing the constituenc...

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  • Betrayal

    Betrayal

    Herbert Schulz gives us an inside''s account of the hardscrabble and often heartless prairie farm politics of the 1950s. The son of a CCF member, Schulz was an early organizer for the Manitoba Fede...

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  • An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary: Animals of the Rolling Hills seeks to build on the traditions of the medieval bestiary and considers the unique animals of the Alberta mountains and foothills. From the perspec...

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  • To Be a Cowboy

    To Be a Cowboy

    During a time of two world wars and a sluggish world economy, many Northern Europeans left their homelands to build the American and Canadian West with dreams of abundance and new life. Spanning a ...

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  • Far From Home

    Far From Home

    Far From Home recounts the life of a soldier who grew up in 1920s Calgary and became an officer in the Canadian army who travelled the world. Williams offers a vivid retelling of growing up in Calg...

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  • Wolf Mountains

    Wolf Mountains

    Situating the wolf in the history of Canadian national parks, Karen Jones considers changing ideas of nature and wilderness and competing visions of the North American West. Wolf Mountains: A Histo...

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  • Alequiers

    Alequiers

    "The sky had become overcast again, and the tops of the hills showed vaguely in the dusk: grey snow against grey sky, adding to the sense of desolation. To the southeast, where the trail winds its ...

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  • As I Remember Them

    As I Remember Them

    Originally written in the early 1970s, As I Remember Them is based on Jeanne-Elise Olsen's extraordinary recall of her childhood and youth spent in an isolated part of the Laurentians in the Lièvre...

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  • No One Awaiting Me

    No One Awaiting Me

    Here is the riveting account of two orphaned brothers whose unshakeable courage enable them to survive the still rarely told horrors of the Holocaust in Romania. As Jews were expelled from Bukovina...

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  • Unifarm

    Unifarm

    Alberta farmers and ranchers know that, in the frustrating business of agriculture, years of bounty inexplicably turn into years of despair. Looking back over the past half century, Jaques recounts...

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  • Looking for Country

    Looking for Country

    "Looking for Country" refers to the thought process of animals bent on escape. A stampeding herd, or a spooked horse running away with its rider, may be described as "looking for country." It could...

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  • The Last Illusion

    The Last Illusion

    Until now, information about Dutch immigration to Canada has been scarce as much was lost during the German occupation of Holland during World War II. However, Herman Ganzevoort was able to unearth...

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  • With Heart and Soul

    With Heart and Soul

    With Heart and Soul: Calgary's Italian Community goes beyond the normal treatment of causes and consequences of immigration and focuses on the ways in which 'Old World' cultural traits were transfo...

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