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Par Erika Ritter. 2004
Writer Ritter has been observing men for as long as she can remember, and has come into direct or imaginary…contact with a fair few of them. Her alphabetical itinerary starts with Amigos and ends with Zealots, travelling via Dads, Heroes, Non-Committals, Outlaws, and many others. A collection of stories about good and bad relationships, family conflicts, love affairs, and Catholicism, which is part memoir, part comedy, and part inspirational handbook for the cynical. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2004.
Par Patrick F McManus. 1985
Par Larry Pynn. 1996
In 1992, Vancouver Sun journalist Larry Pynn decided to undertake an adventure. He followed the old Stikine Trail in the…Yukon, by foot, horseback and canoe, to the Klondike. He discovered many relics, met colourful characters, and relived Canadian gold rush history.
Par Jean Shepherd. 1972
Par Norman Mailer. 1975
Par Brittany Gibbons. 2017
A sartorial follow-up to her hilarious memoir in stories, Fat Girl Walking, Internet personality Brittany Gibbons once again deep dives…into the world of the plus-size woman, this time chronicling her love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with fashion. 2017.
Par Jerry Kobalenko. 2002
Ellesmere Island lays a mere 450 miles from the North Pole and has the highest peaks in the Western Hemisphere…east of the Rockies. For more than a decade, Kobalenko has traced the routes of explorers and Inuits, and broken many new trails across the frozen terrain of Ellesmere Island. He investigates the motives and mistakes of the island's first explorers, searches for clues to the mysterious disappearance of scientist-explorer Dr. Hans Kruger and the murder of an Inuit guide. 2002.
Par Christopher Hope. 1987
A group of South African exiles congregate at the Hottentot Room, a London club owned by Frau Katie, a Jewish…refugee from Nazi Germany. Frau Katie is dying and her daughter has plans for the club which terrify the members. A satire which draws parallels between Nazi Germany and contemporary South Africa. 1987.
Par Pierre Berton. 1996
Berton relates the history of the Great Lakes and the humans who have lived around them. From their birth during…the Ice Age to the fight to save them from pollution, Berton tells the many stories which their shores have witnessed. 1996.
Par Joy Behar. 2017
The outspoken star of The View hits the most unpopular president ever elected where it hurts in this alphabetical guide…to everything that's wrong with the "Orange One," Donald Trump. 2017.
Par Farley Mowat. 1957
Par Will Cuppy, Fred Feldkamp. 1984
Par Jim DeFede. 2002
As flights were temporarily grounded following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the town of Gander found itself hosting over 6,000 stranded…commercial airline passengers. The people of Gander put up the unexpected guests in schools, community centres and even their own homes. A heartwarming story of strangers being greeted with exemplary kindness. 2002.
Par Suzanne Schlosberg. 2004
Author Schlosberg, humiliated by being seated at the dreaded 'Singles Table' at weddings, embarked on a quest not necessarily for…'Mr. Right', but at least for 'Mr. Remote Possibility'. She tried everything from a Kenyan game park, Club Med, and a millennial New Year's Eve celebration in Jackpot, Nevada to feng shui, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and online dating. To celebrate her 1,001 days of celibacy, she set off for an arctic mountain-bike trip but wound up stranded in Russia, where, finally giving up hope, things began to change. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2004.
Par Hugh Brewster, John Forbes. 1983
Par Matt Jackson. 2004
In 1997, Matt Jackson quit his job, strode to the edge of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lake Louise, and began…his journey. His plan was to hitchhike across Canada, expecting the trip to take three months - but didn't arrive in Newfoundland until three and a half years later. It's a good, old-fashioned road tale. 2004.
Par George Fetherling. 1988
These 200 anecdotes come from all parts of Canada, range in time from Champlain to Gretzky and cover such fields…as business, entertainment, sports, government, diplomacy, science, art and literature. 1988.
Par Andrew H Malcolm. 1985
Par Charles Gordon. 1997
In the summer of 1996, Charles Gordon and his wife Nancy packed up the family car and drove across Canada…and back. Gordon writes of the places they visited, the animals and other bizarre creatures they met, and the situations they found themselves in during the three month journey. 1997.
This book presents the many ways in which error has become ingrained in our government, science, medicine, and the arts,…how error has changed history, crept into our libraries, altered our thoughts, and affected our daily existence. 1984.