Books tagged: Travel & Holiday

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Along the Shore

By Jane Fairburn

 

Along the Shore examines the Toronto waterfront, past and present, through the lens of four lakefront communities and districts — the Scarborough shore (including the Bluffs), the Beach, the Island, and the Lakeshore (New Toronto, Mimico, Humber Bay, and Long Branch). Each ... Read more

Bittersweet Sands

By Rick Ranson

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Rick Ranson has collected stories from all over North America, from the DEW Line and the drill ships of Working North to the raging waters of the Mississippi in Paddling South. Now, join this engaging raconteur as he ventures to one of Canada's most talked-about locations: ... Read more

Black Taxi

By Kendall Hunter

In 1993, Kendall Hunter travelled to Jahannesburg, South Africa, as a volunteer photojournalist for the South African newspaper, New Nation. She immersed herself in the lives of the South African people and witnessed firsthand the country's most monumental changes, including ... Read more

Chinese Brushstrokes

By Sandra Hutchison

In the autumn of 1998, nine months before the Tiananmen Uprising, Sandra Hutchison traveled to Anhui Province, China, to teach English literature. Her students shared with her their dreams, their hopes, and their lives, and she, in turn, embraced their culture as fully as any ... Read more

Kabloona in the Yellow Kayak

By Victoria Jason

During the summers of 1991 through 1994 Victoria Jason and two companions--Fred Reffler and Don Starkell--set out to kayak from Churchill, Manitoba to Tuktoyaktuk on the Beaufort Sea. When she set out in 1991, Victoria, already a grandmother of two, had been kayaking for only ... Read more

Working North

By Rick Ranson

Ranson skillfully recreates his northern experience in strong, crisp stories that are humorous, quirky, and unique. Working North makes it clear why Ranson was moved to "pity the southerner who has never seen an arctic sun skipping along the earth, gathering all the colours ... Read more