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  • Outrider of Empire

    Outrider of Empire

    A dreamer of dreams, an adventurer, and a man of many ideas, Roger Pocock was an inveterate, world-ranging traveler who lived the life that all adventurous boys desire. He listened with wonder to t...

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  • Northern Rover

    Northern Rover

    From 1919 to 1970, Olaf Hanson was a trapper, fur trader, prospector, game guardian, fisherman, and road blasting expert in northeastern Saskatchewan. He told his life story to popular Saskatchewan...

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  • Weasel Tail

    Weasel Tail

    Peigan elders Joe and Josephine Crowshoe belonged to a generation still bright with the traditional knowledge and deep memories of their grandparents. They lived under a paternalistic government sy...

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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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  • Ordinary Genius (The)

    Ordinary Genius (The)

    The development of agriculture in Alberta owes much to Arnold W. Platt, who set out to plant a seed of positive change. Whether as a plant breeder, an organizer for the Farmers’ Union of Alberta, o...

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  • Growing Up Hockey

    Growing Up Hockey

    If only an honest book can live, as Emerson said, then Growing Up Hockey is immortal. It's the story of everyone who plays or cares about the game. It's warm reading for a cold night. Or any night....

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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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  • Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains follows the career of Dominion Land Surveyor Morrison Parsons Bridgland, who provided the first detailed maps of many regions of the Canadian Rockies. Between 1902 and 1930, thi...

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  • Beyond the Hippocratic Oath

    Beyond the Hippocratic Oath

    A pioneer in kidney transplantation in Canada in the late 1950s, Dr. John Dossetor was faced with making many ethical decisions in his ground-breaking research and practice in nephrology so it was ...

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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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  • Staying Human Through the Holocaust

    Staying Human Through the Holocaust

    Teréz Mózes was born in Romania in 1919 to a stable and loving family. Her idyllic life would eventually be shattered by the upheavals of the Second World War as the Nazis systematically undertook ...

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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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  • Eugene A. Forsey

    Eugene A. Forsey

    In this unusual biography of one of Canada's most well-known public figures, author Frank Milligan traces the intellectual foundations on which Eugene Forsey's world-view was constructed. Starting ...

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  • Jemmy Jock Bird

    Jemmy Jock Bird

    Jemmy Jock Bird, the son of a Cree woman and an English trader employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, has become part of the mythology of the mountain man era. In this creative non-fiction account, ...

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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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  • An Unsettled Spirit

    An Unsettled Spirit

    Under the name of G.B. Lancaster, Edith Lyttleton wrote over a dozen novels and some 250 short stories, mostly narratives of romance and adventure set in the remote back country of New Zealand, Aus...

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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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  • 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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  • A Baltic Odyssey

    A Baltic Odyssey

    Baroness Martha von Rosen, a Baltic German aristocrat, and her memories of the last year of the Second World War and the diary of her late husband, Baron Jürgen von Rosen, taken prisoner by the All...

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