Books tagged: History

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18 Miles

By Christopher Dewdney

 

WINNER, American Meteorological Society’s Louis J. Battan Authors’ Award

WINNER, 2019 Science Writers & Communicators of Canada Book Award

WINNER, 2018 Lane Anderson Award

“With wit and a humbling sense of wonder, this is a book that can be shared and appreciated by a wide ... Read more

A Killing Art

By Alex Gillis

 

The eagerly anticipated updated return of a bestselling martial arts classic

The leaders of Tae Kwon Do, an Olympic sport and one of the world’s most popular martial arts, are fond of saying that their art is ancient and filled with old dynasties and superhuman feats. In ... Read more

A Life of Caring

By Marilyn Beaton
With Marilyn Marsh & Jeanette Walsh

A collection of oral histories from nurses practicing during the 20s and 30s in Newfoundland and Labrador.

A Love Letter to Africville

By Amanda Carvery-Taylor

 

A Love Letter to Africville is a dazzling compilation of personal stories and photos from former residents of Africville. Much has been written about the struggles of the Africville community, who have been hurt, discriminated against and dispossessed for so long — but Africville ... Read more

A Trip to Labrador

By Kirby Walsh

A Trip to Labrador contains the letters and journal of Edward Caldwell Moore, who accompanied Sir Wilfred Grenfell to Labrador in 1905 on the hospital ship Strathcona. A Presbyterian minister and professor at Harvard University, Moore writes of his impressions of the land and ... Read more

A Wild Stab For It

By Dave Bidini
By (photographer) Brian Pickell

 

On the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series, a personal and poetic journey into the heart of hockey in Canada

As summer turned to fall in 1972, Canada was redefining itself and its place in the world. Politically, a spirited election campaign asked probing questions about ... Read more

Accepted

Foreword by Vincent K. McMahon
With Bertrand Hébert

 

“Pat is one of the greatest mentors I’ve ever had in the world of sports-entertainment. ” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

When Pat Patterson was 17 years old, he was asked to leave his home after telling his parents he was in love . . . with a man. Moving from Montreal ... Read more