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A number of things : stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane, 1949- author.

From one of our nation's most beloved and iconic authors comes a lyrical 150th birthday gift to Canada. Jane Urquhart chooses 50 Canadian objects and weaves a rich and surprising narrative that speaks to our collective e...

Sanctuary line —Urquhart, Jane, 1949-, author
DAISY Sound Recording
2012
Availability: 3 of 3

Set in the present day on a farm at the shores of Lake Erie, Urquhart weaves elements from the nineteenth-century past, in Ireland and Ontario, into a gradually unfolding contemporary story of events in the lives of the ...

The night stages —Urquhart, Jane, 1949- author.

Set mainly in a remote area of County Kerry in the ’40s and ’50s, Jane Urquhart’s stunning new novel is at once intimate and epic in scope. Tam, an English woman in her thirties, has been living in this harshly beautifu...

The Ruth Rendell mysteries. Set 1

Master of the moor: As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. St...

The stone carvers —Urquhart, Jane.

Set in Kitchener before World War I, a young sculptress falls in love with a soldier.

A number of things stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
Availability: 1 of 1

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,...

Away —Urquhart, Jane.
Book On CD
2001
Availability: 4 of 5

On the northern coast of Ireland, young Mary O'Malley embraces a drowning sailor washed ashore by the tide. So begins her family saga. Fleeing the great famine, she migrates across the Atlantic, through quarantine shed...

Lucy Maud Montgomery —Urquhart, Jane.

While her beloved fictional characters inhabited a world where love and community could overcome most tribulations, Lucy Maud Montgomerys own life was marked by inescapable grief and loneliness. Raised virtually as an or...

A number of things stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
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,...

A map of glass —Urquhart, Jane.

Two parallel stories, one set in contemporary Toronto and Prince Edward County and the other in the 19th century, about loss and the transitory nature of place. Three lives intertwine in the past and the present.

The stone carvers —Urquhart, Jane.
Book On CD
2003
Availability: 3 of 3

In the late 19th Century, a Bavarian priest is sent to the wilderness of the New World. The story of this priest, and of the fulfilment of his extraordinary vision, set mainly in a German-settled area of southwestern Ont...

The night stages —Urquhart, Jane, 1949- author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2016

Set mainly in a remote area of County Kerry, Ireland, in the 40s and 50s, "The Night Stages" explores the meaning of separation, the sorrows of fractured families, and the profound effect of home in a world where a way o...

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