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2560 Results
Crossroads : my story of tragedy and resilience as a Humboldt Bronco —Dahlgren, Kaleb, author.

"An inspiring story of hope and resiliency On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport tru...

Indian in the Cabinet : speaking truth to power —Wilson-Raybould, Jody, 1971- author.

Jody Wilson-Raybould was raised to be a leader. Inspired by the example of her grandmother, who persevered throughout her life to keep alive the governing traditions of her people, and raised as the daughter of a heredit...

From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way —Thistle, Jesse, author.

"From the Ashes is a remarkable memoir about hope and resilience, and a revelatory look into the life of a Métis-Cree man who refused to give up. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himsel...

Call me Indian : from the trauma of residential school to becoming the NHL's first treaty Indigenous player —Sasakamoose, Fred, 1933- author.

"Trailblazer. Residential school survivor. First Indigenous player in the NHL. All of these descriptions are true--but none of them tell the whole story. Fred Sasakamoose suffered abuse in a residential school for a deca...

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Greenlights —McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- author.

"Drawing on the Academy Award-winning actor's journals and diaries from the last 40 years, this book presents a uniquely McConaughey approach to achieving success and satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Talking to Canadians : a memoir —Mercer, Rick, 1969- author.

"Canada's beloved comic genius tells his own story for the first time. What is Rick Mercer going to do now? That was the question on everyone's lips when the beloved comedian retired his hugely successful TV show after 1...

Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted —Jaouad, Suleika, author.

An Emmy Award-winning writer and activist describes the harrowing years she spent in early adulthood fighting leukemia and how she learned to live again while forging connections with other survivors of profound illness ...

Off the record —Mansbridge, Peter, author.

Peter Mansbridge invites us to walk the beat with him in this entertaining and revealing look into his life and career, from his early broadcasting days in the remote northern Manitoba community of Churchill to the fast-...

A promised land —Obama, Barack, author.

In this anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in personal detail bo...

Over the boards : lessons from the ice —Wickenheiser, Hayley, 1978- author.

In 'Over the Boards', the greatest womens hockey player of all time, Hayley Wickenheiser, shares the lessons that won her four Olympic gold medals, and hard-earned wisdom distilled from moments when she fell short. Wicke...

The glass castle : a memoir —Walls, Jeannette, author.

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic father captur...

Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive —Land, Stephanie, author.

A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.

Unreconciled : family, truth, and Indigenous resistance —Wente, Jesse, author.

In 'Unreconciled', a prominent Indigenous voice uncovers the lies and myths that affect relations between white and Indigenous peoples and the power of narrative to emphasize truth over comfort. Jesse Wente is an Ojibwe ...

No one wins alone : a memoir —Messier, Mark, 1961- author.

For the first time, legendary Hall of Fame hockey player and six-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier tells the story of his life and career, from growing up the son of a hockey player, coach, and special education te...

Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood —Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.

"One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than tr...

Yearbook —Rogen, Seth, 1982- author.

"A collection of funny personal essays from one of the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express and one of the producers of The Disaster Artist, Neighbors, and The Boys. (All of these words have been added to help this ...

If I knew then : finding wisdom in failure and power in aging —Arden, Jann, author, illustrator.

"Jann Arden--bestselling author, recording artist and late-blooming TV star--is back with this funny, heartfelt and fierce memoir on becoming a woman of a certain age. The power, gravity and freedom she's found at fifty-...

The answer is ... : reflections on my life —Trebek, Alex, 1940- author.

For over three decades, Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek had resisted appeals to write a book about his life. Yet when he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer, he was moved by the overwhelming am...

Permanent astonishment —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

In 1990 Rene Highway, a world-renowned dancer, died of an AIDS-related illness. 'Permanent Astonishment' is Tomson Highway's extravagant embrace of his younger brother's final words: "Dont mourn me, be joyful." Infused w...

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