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70330 Results
Journey to Munich —Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Spring 1937. On a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn't yet ready to return. Just days after disembarking in dangerous Gibraltar, she becomes entangled in a murder case and is pulled deeper into political int...

Now you know Canada 150 years of fascinating facts —Lennox, Doug, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Just in time for Canada's 150th birthday is this collection of the best in Canadian questions and answers, covering history, famous Canadians, sports, word origins, geography, and everything in between. In these pages, y...

The Wars of the Roses —Weir, Alison.
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2012
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In this companion to "The Princes in the Tower" (DC41835) Weir recounts the events that plunged fifteenth-century medieval Britain into a bloody struggle for the crown. The House of Lancaster, led by the inept King Henry...

A dangerous inheritance [a novel of Tudor rivals and the secret of the Tower] —Weir, Alison, 1951-
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2013
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The year is 1562. Lady Catherine Grey, cousin of Elizabeth I, has just been arrested along with her husband Edward. Their crime is to have secretly married and produced a child who might threaten the Queen's title. Alone...

Being Chinese in Canada the struggle for identity, redress and belonging —Dere, William Ging Wee, 1948- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2019
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After the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed in 1885 - construction of the western stretch was largely built by Chinese workers - the Canadian government imposed a punitive head tax to deter Chinese citizens from com...

Three weeks in Quebec City the meeting that made Canada —Moore, Christopher, 1950- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2016
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In 1864, thirty-three delegates from five provincial legislatures came to Quebec City to pursue the idea of uniting all the provinces of British North America. The American Civil War, not yet over, encouraged the small a...

Canada since 1960 a people's history : a left perspective on 50 years of politics, economics and culture
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2016
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Offers an account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the sixties until today, as seen and interpreted by leftist scholars and writers. Each chapter reviews a major theme, such as Canada's relatio...

Anything for you —Higgins, Kristan, author.
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2016
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When Connor O'Rourke proposes to his long-time on-again, off-again secret girlfriend, Jessica Dunn, and she says no, he gives her an ultimatum - marry him or their relationship is over. 2016

Is Canada even real? how a nation built on hobos, beavers, weirdos, and hip hop convinced the world to beliebe —Villamere, J. C, author.
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2017
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"Is Canada Even Real? is a funny nostalgia trip for Canadians and those poor, tobboganless souls outside our maple-scented borders. This book handily stitches together a fresh national identity based on Canada's true mod...

Viola Desmond's Canada a history of blacks and racial segregation in the promised land —Reynolds, Graham, 1944- author.
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2018
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In 1946, a Black Halifax businesswoman, Viola Desmond, was wrongfully arrested for sitting in a white's-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. In 2010, sixty-four years later, the Nova Scotia govern...

All of me —Murray, Anne, 1945-
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
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Documents the life of singer Anne Murray, from her humble origins in the tragedy-plagued coal-mining town of Springhill, Nova Scotia, to her arrival on the world stage. Anne recounts her battles with her record companies...

The Mitford sisters —Lovell, Mary S., author.
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2004

The lives and times of six aristocratic British sisters, exploring family relationships, artistic successes, scandals, and tragedies. Traces their involvements in clashing political ideologies between the World Wars. One...

Full-time a soccer story —Twigg, Alan, 1952-, author.
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2009
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Describes how a soccer team of grey-haired underdogs in their fifties and sixties (and one player aged seventy) set off to challenge former European professionals in Spain. Their quixotic quest for glory culminated in a ...

The Canada chronicles a four-year hitchhiking odyssey —Jackson, Matt.
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2007
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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 ar...

Eminent Canadians candid tales of then and now —Fraser, John, 1944-
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2001
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Fraser examines the lives of Reverend John Strachan, Reverend Terence Finlay, George Brown, William Thorsell, Sir Wilfred Laurier, Jean Chretien, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, all eminent Canadians in his opinion, ...

Fahrenheit 451 —Bradbury, Ray, 1920-, author.
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2003

Social satire set in the future, when owning or reading books is a crime. Guy Montag, the fireman-hero, becomes a fugitive when he succumbs to temptation. Some strong language. 1953.

Brave new world a novel —Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963, author.
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2002

A satire of a technocratic future society in which people are rigidly classified and kept happy by a drug distributed by the government. First published in 1937.

A number of things stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane.
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2017

For Canada's 150th birthday, Urquhart chooses 50 Canadian objects and weaves a rich and surprising narrative that speaks to our collective experience as a nation. The fifty artifacts range from a Nobel Peace Prize medal,...

Traitors of the tower —Weir, Alison.
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2011
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More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to...

Cool water —Warren, Dianne, 1950-, author
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2011
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Juliet, Saskatchewan. Her inhabitants include the foundling who now owns the farm his adoptive family left him; the pregnant teenager and her mother, planning a fairytale wedding; a shy couple, well beyond middle age, st...

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