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  • The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    Author and philosopher Sydney Banks once again brings to life his wise and simple gardener as a voice through which Banks presents more implications of the Three Principles that create human realit...

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  • The Shame Trilogy

    The Shame Trilogy

    When the purest woman on earth allows herself one selfish wish, it is enough to conceive the most evil woman the world has ever known. Collecting Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton’s acclaimed fant...

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  • Rising Abruptly

    Rising Abruptly

    Gisèle Villeneuve’s short stories test the elastic pull between passion and terror. For inspiration, Villeneuve turned to her personal history to examine what lures urban dwellers outdoors, to test...

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  • Stop Making Art and Die

    Stop Making Art and Die

    Far beyond a mere colouring book, Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists is the first adult activity book that makes it impossible not to succeed and flourish as an artist. Writte...

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  • Shrunk

    Shrunk

    SHRUNK: Crime and Disorders of the Mind is a collection of powerful chapters by eminent Canadian and international forensic psychologists and psychiatrists who write about mental health issues they...

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  • Tough Crimes

    Tough Crimes

    We’ve all heard the media’s take on notorious criminals, but when have we had a chance to hear directly from the lawyers who defended or prosecuted them? We’ve all lamented the fate of a person who...

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  • Elite Menus

    Elite Menus

    Bernice Evans was a notorious Calgary, Alberta restaurant critic and culinary artist who left behind a legacy of opulent gourmet entertaining. In Elite Menus, Lorene Shyba and Barbara Bergen have...

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  • 5000 Dead Ducks

    5000 Dead Ducks

    Set in the near future, this savage satire is about how a group of unscrupulous lawyers seize the Alberia Government and scheme a disastrous takeover of the Oilsands. To bankroll their enterprise, ...

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  • A Painful Duty

    A Painful Duty

    Nothing reveals the dark underbelly of humanity more profoundly than the practice of criminal law. A Painful Duty: 40 Years at the Criminal Bar celebrates author C.D. Evans’ journey that, in his ow...

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  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduct...

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  • The Woman Priest

    The Woman Priest

    “My God! Pardon me if I have dared to make sacred things serve a profane love; but it is you who have put passion into our hearts; they are not crimes—I feel this in the purity of my intentions.” —...

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  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

    Although there is considerable historical literature describing the social and economic impact of drought on the prairies in the 1930s, little has been written about the challenges presented by dro...

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  • Counterblasting Canada

    Counterblasting Canada

    In 1914, Wyndham Lewis and Ezra Pound—the founders of vorticism—undertook an unprecedented analysis of the present, its technologies, communication, politics, and architecture. The essays in Counte...

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  • The Home Place

    The Home Place

    "He wants to sit and visit at the kitchen table, and he can hardly wait to get on the road again." —From Chapter 1 Robert Kroetsch, one of Canada's most important writers, was a fierce regionalist...

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  • Living on the Land

    Living on the Land

    Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place

    An extensive body of literature on Indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing has been written since the 1980s. This research has for the most part been conducted by scholars operating within Western...

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  • The Magpie Asks

    The Magpie Asks

    The Poetry of Michael J. Leeb

    This is the spiritual world of Michael Leeb, who captures his outdoor experiences in this collection of poetry. He contemplates the magpie’s song as winter approaches, and reveals how the private c...

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  • Syllabics

    Syllabics

    The Poetry of Michael J. Leeb

    The poems in this collection ring with deep appreciation for indigenous culture and history, and how they were formed by the land itself. A reverence for those who came first, and the effects of ti...

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  • 100 Days of Cree

    100 Days of Cree

    As an Elder once said, "Learn one Cree word a day for 100 days, and emerge a different person." In 100 Days of Cree Neal McLeod offers a portal into another way of understanding the universe-and o...

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  • Moving Natures

    Moving Natures

    Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country...

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  • One Child Reading

    One Child Reading

    "The miracle of the preserved word, in whatever medium—print, audio text, video recording, digital exchange—means that it may transfer into new times and new places." —From the Introduction Margar...

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  • Arctic Comics

    Arctic Comics

    The book contains five tales of myth, adventure, and humour told at the top of the world, written and drawn by Inuit and northern Canadian comic creators. Stories include On Waiting, award-winning...

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  • Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place

    Making Caribbean News Relevant, Comprehensive and Independent

    Journalism in a Small Place explores the changes and challenges in journalism and communication in the Caribbean in the twenty-first century. Tracing the history of media in the English speaking Ca...

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  • Stampede and the Westness of West

    Stampede and the Westness of West

    Calgary was the Cultural Capital of Canada in 2012 when the Stampede hosted Aritha van Herk as Artist in Residence, providing her with a privileged insider’s view of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Ea...

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  • Scattered Bones

    Scattered Bones

    Scattered Bones is a story of the complicated, fragile and sometimes fatal relations between Indigenous people and settlers in Northern Saskatchewan in the 1920s. Aboriginal spiritual traditions ar...

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  • Clouds

    Clouds

    Where forest and sea meet beneath an ever-changing sky. In this brave first book, Lucy Haché transports the reader with her personal revelations on self-awareness and identity. Through skilled rest...

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  • Blood Red Summer

    Blood Red Summer

    A Leo Desroches Mystery

    Métis journalist Leo Desroches has just been released from jail. Fortunately for him, he is re-hired at the paper to write a popular column about crime. It’s summer, the city is hot and buzzing wit...

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  • Excavators & Diggers

    Excavators & Diggers

    They dig, drill, tunnel, hoe, scrape, pulverize and so much more. These are the big machines that help people work everyday. SUPER EXPLORERS can be very big, or very small to explore everything f...

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  • Big Trucks

    Big Trucks

    Monster trucks, fire trucks, garbage trucks, concrete pumping trucks and so many of the world's biggest trucks. They lift, haul, dig, pour, drag doing so much to work for us everyday. Here are so m...

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  • Baffin Island

    Baffin Island

    A geographer with extensive research experience in the Canadian North, Jack D. Ives has written a lively and informative account of several expeditions to Baffin Island during the “golden age” of f...

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  • Lost

    Lost

    Lost: Unsolved Mysteries of Canadian Aviation by Shirlee Smith Matheson is even more compelling than the original book Lost: True Stories of Canadian Aviation Tragedies published in 2005 and now ou...

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  • From Polar Bears to Porcupines

    From Polar Bears to Porcupines

    Wildlife veterinarian and renowned storyteller Jerry Haigh shares his adventures with diverse creatures from the frozen reaches of the High Arctic to the wilds of Africa and the flat lands of the C...

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  • Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    In Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013, the world's leading Munro scholar offers a critical overview of Alice Munro and her writing spanning forty years. Beginning with a newly written overarching intro...

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  • Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Canadian Countercultures and the Environment

    Studies of the radical environmental politics of the 1960s have tended to downplay the extent to which much of that countercultural intellectual and social ferment continued into the 1970s and 1980...

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  • Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

    Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

    This book has been lovingly compiled to celebrate the convergence of the life of St. Francis of Assisi and the groundbreaking frescoes of the 13th century artist, Giotto di Bandone, as seen by mill...

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  • Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing

    Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing

    The Sámi—indigenous people of northernmost Europe—have relied on traditional healing methods over generations. This pioneering volume documents, in accessible language, local healing traditions and...

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  • Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    The book that has taken tens of thousands of skiers out onto stunning, backcountry trails is now reborn in full colour for a whole new generation. Completely revised and updated, the new edition o...

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  • Whose Man in Havana?

    Whose Man in Havana?

    In Whose Man in Havana? the author offers an unconventional, often dark, but more often hilarious view of diplomacy in settings as varied as Haiti, London, the Dominican Republic, the Balkans, Pale...

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  • The Cowboy Legend

    The Cowboy Legend

    The cowboy, as perhaps no other figure, has captured the imagination of North Americans for over a century. Before Owen Wister's publication of The Virginian in 1902, the image of the cowboy was es...

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