Books tagged: Women

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Divisions of the Heart

Edited by Sandra Barry, Gwendolyn Davies, and Peter Sanger

In the fall of 1998, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, hosted a symposium on the life and work of Pulitzer prize-winning writer Elizabeth Bishop (1911?1979). This book collects 25 of the essays that were presented at the conference, as well as over 40 black and white ... Read more


By Sky Curtis

Everyone knows someone who has been abused by a doctor and this book, a moving true story, is about the devastating impact of sexual abuse and one woman’s steely determination to recover and find justice. Sky Curtis is a successful writer who goes to her family doctor for ... Read more

Doomed Bridegroom, The

By Myrna Kostash

It is said that one’s first love sets the template for all loves to follow. The Doomed Bridegroom narrates one woman’s attraction to rebel heroes, both real and imagined, in Canada, Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean.

Escape to the Wild

By Andrea Hejlskov
Translated by Lasse Nyholm

Andrea Hejlskov was certain of one thing: life could not continue as it was. She and her husband had become disillusioned with their jobs and the pressures of urban living, their four children were spending too much time in their bedrooms with their computers, and conversations ... Read more

Falling for Myself

By Dorothy Palmer

In this searing and seriously funny memoir Dorothy Ellen Palmer falls down, a lot, and spends a lifetime learning to appreciate it. Born with congenital anomalies in both feet, then called birth defects, she was adopted as a toddler by a wounded 1950s family who had no idea ... Read more

Falling Into Flight

By Kaija Pepper

Falling into Flight untangles a daughter's complicated relationship with immigrant parents -- her angry Russian mother and quiet Finnish father -- as she grapples with the mysteries of her own body and self during the long years of growing up. And it offers insight into a life ... Read more

Fierce Virgin

By Ouida MacLellan

A rare glimpse into the moral strengths and values of a vanishing era. This is the diary of a young Canadian woman working as a journalist in England in 1949-1954. Each entry is in fact a letter sent to her mother in Canada. Their elationship, founded on a Catholic upbringing, ... Read more

Finding Heartstone

By Cathy Sosnowsky

When Cathy Sosnowsky, her husband Woldy, and their little boy Alex first joined the Hemming Bay Community, a cooperative formed to preserve a large piece of wilderness on a remote coastal island of British Columbia, she found the idea of owning part of an island appealing. But ... Read more