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Gabriel Dumont Speaks 2nd Edition
By Gabriel Dumont
Translated by Michael Barnholden

In 1903, eighteen years after leading the Métis Army against the Northwest Expeditionary Force and the Northwest Mounted Police at Fish Creek, Duck Lake and Batoche, Louis Riel’s Adjutant General Gabriel Dumont dictated his memoirs to a group of friends, one of whom is thought to have written Dumont’s stories…


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ISBN: 9780889226258
Pages:96
Pub. Date: August 31 2009
Dimensions: 8.4375" x 5.5" x 0.3125"
Non-Fiction / BIO006000

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Gabriel Dumont's Wild West Show
By Jean Marc Dalpé & David Granger & Laura Lussier & Alexis Martin & Andrea Menard & Yvette Nolan & Gilles Poulin-Denis & Paula-Jean Prudat & Mansel Robinson & Kenneth T. Williams

Gabriel Dumont’s Wild West Show is a flamboyant epic, constructed as a series of tableaux, about the struggles of the Métis in the Canadian West. It is a multilayered and entertaining saga with a rodeo vibe, loosely based on Buffalo Bill’s legendary outdoor travelling show. In 1885, following the hanging…


$24.95
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ISBN: 9781772013191
Pages:304
Pub. Date: May 4 2021
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75"
Non-Fiction / HIS006010

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Gaman – Perseverance
By Art Miki

This revealing memoir by the former president of the National Association of Japanese Canadians describes the long journey towards resolution for the historic injustice that deprived Japanese Canadians of their basic human rights during and after World War II. Gaman – Perseverance details the intense negotiations that took place in…


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ISBN: 9781772015416
Pages:350
Pub. Date: December 15 2023
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 1"
Non-Fiction / HIS027100

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George Bowering
By Eva-Marie Kröller

This first book-length study of Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts.


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ISBN: 9780889223066
Pages:144
Pub. Date: January 1 1992
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.4375"
Poetry / POE011000

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Get Me Out of Here
By Sachiko Murakami

Why is it so difficult to stay present in the moment? Murakami's poems, written in response to her open call on the Internet, search airport departures and arrivals for a handhold on the fleeting present. Working within and wriggling out of the constraint of 14 lines, the poems explore how…


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ISBN: 9780889229259
Pages:80
Pub. Date: April 30 2015
Dimensions: 9.25" x 6" x 0.5"
Poetry / POE011000

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Get on Top
By David Homel

What would happen if the Messiah was a woman, and not the man people have always taken her to be? What if she showed up in rural America, instead of riding triumphantly into Jerusalem? If she preached moral license, not repentance?All of that does happen, and more, in this startlingly…


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ISBN: 9780773760486
Pages:282
Pub. Date: January 1 1999
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.8125"
Fiction / FIC019000

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Gideon's Blues
By George Boyd

The apple of Momma Lou’s eye, Gideon embodies his parents’ hope for a brighter future for their family. College educated with the tireless support and sacrifice of his parents, he was to be the one to break free of the ghetto, to enjoy an integrated family life with his newfound…


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ISBN: 9780889224964
Pages:144
Pub. Date: March 15 2004
Dimensions: 9" x 5.4375" x 0.4375"
Drama / DRA013000

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gifts
By Rob McLennan

The eponymous first part of mclennan’s new book consists of fifty “gifts” each centred around words, phrases, or “glyphs” of language that initiate and replicate their own fractal transformations: some remain simply found fragments about which other words and phrases unfold, some lose themselves into pieces that we forget were…


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ISBN: 9780889226050
Pages:160
Pub. Date: June 1 2009
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.4375"
Poetry / POE011000

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Girl in the Goldfish Bowl
By Morris Panych

Winner 2004 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama

Winner 2002 Winner of the 2002 Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Original Play or Musical: Large Theatre (Gateway Theatre)

Winner 2003 Winner of the 2003 Dora Mavor Moore Award General Theatre: Outstanding New Play (Tarragon Theatre)

As Morris Panych’s latest comedy opens, we hear Iris, a precocious girl of ten, saying: “These are the last few days of my childhood.” The death of her goldfish, Amal, she is sure, has been announced by the air-raid sirens during the day’s school drill. For Iris, there remain a…


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ISBN: 9780889224810
Pages:128
Pub. Date: September 15 2003
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.375"
Drama / DRA013000

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Glengarry
By Rob McLennan

Composed in three sections, Glengarry is a return in writing to the landscape of rob mclennan’s youth and a headlong rush into the fractures, slippages and buried surfaces of what the text leaves undisclosed to him.In “glengarry: open field (a postscripted journal)” the poet discovers that “the earth remembers every…


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ISBN: 9780889226623
Pages:128
Pub. Date: April 15 2011
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Poetry / POE011000

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Go Figure
By Réjean Ducharme
Translated by Will Browning

Short-listed 1994 Governor General's French Fiction Award

Go Figure is the hauntingly beautiful tale of a Montreal couple alienated from each other after suffering the miscarriage of twin girls. Mammy, the wife of Rémi Vavasseur, has gone away. Not because she no longer loves him but because she no longer loves herself. She is criss-crossing Europe and…


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ISBN: 9780889224827
Pages:256
Pub. Date: September 15 2003
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.75"
Fiction / FIC019000

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God and the Indian
By Drew Hayden Taylor

While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman who lives on the streets, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a First Nations residential school. Desperate to hear the man acknowledge the terrible abuse he inflicted on her and other children at…


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ISBN: 9780889228443
Pages:96
Pub. Date: May 15 2014
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.25"
Drama / DRA013000

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Going Home
By Ken Norris

If, as Robert Creeley said, “form is never more than an extension of content,” what happens when we lose form? Does content retreat into its ruins, its absences? Can we never go home because it retreats from us as relentlessly and unfathomably as our future? Is the imagination of “our”…


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ISBN: 9780889225732
Pages:192
Pub. Date: November 15 2007
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Poetry / POE011000

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Goodnight Disgrace
By Michael Mercer

Winner 1986 The Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award

From his wheelchair in a nursing home, the aging Conrad Aiken recalls his long, stormy friendship with Malcolm Lowry. When Aiken is 40, Lowry’s father pays him to tutor the young Malcolm. But the protegé becomes Aiken’s friend, and, gradually, a real literary contender. Mercer’s powerful play reveals the shifts…


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ISBN: 9780889222380
Pages:120
Pub. Date: January 1 1986
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Drama / DRA013000

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Gordon
By Morris Panych

Gordon was always an odd little child, given his penchant for setting the neighbours’ sheds on fire with their pets locked inside and his fascination with the funeral rituals at the church across the way. Home-schooled in the evenings within the bounds of a somewhat limited curriculum of drunken impromptu…


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ISBN: 9780889226647
Pages:128
Pub. Date: March 15 2011
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Drama / DRA013000

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Gracie
By Joan MacLeod

Gracie is a dramatic monologue that tells the story of a girl raised in a fundamentalist community that transports child brides between polygamist communities in both Canada and the United States.As the play opens, Gracie is eight years old and moving with her mother, brother, and sisters from her community…


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ISBN: 9781772012026
Pages:80
Pub. Date: April 15 2018
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.25"
Drama / DRA019000

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Grazie
By Lucia Frangione

An unforgettable tale of healing and forgiveness When Graziana’s violent stalker dies in a car crash, the abrupt news and its resulting catharsis land her in hospital. Her eight-year-old, the willful and creative Hazel, suddenly becomes the ward of Grandpa “Grumpy” Herman, while her mother embarks on a necessary path…


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ISBN: 9781772015089
Pages:326
Pub. Date: May 24 2023
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 1"
Fiction / FIC090030

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Great Lakes Suite
By David W. McFadden

Specially edited, updated, revised and rewritten by the author, and for the first time complete in one volume, Great Lakes Suite includes A Trip Around Lake Ontario, first published in 1988, as well as A Trip Around Lake Erie and A Trip Around Lake Huron, both of which were first…


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ISBN: 9780889223820
Pages:416
Pub. Date: January 1 1997
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Non-Fiction / BIO007000

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griddle talk
By Carol Malyon & bill bissett

For 52 weeks, bill bissett and Carol Malyon met for brunch and conversation at the Golden Griddle in Toronto.This sustained conversational encounter between Carol Malyon, who writes within the objective bounds of standard English usage, and bill bissett, one of contemporary writing’s most exotic practitioners, working with the visual forms…


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ISBN: 9780889226067
Pages:144
Pub. Date: June 1 2009
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.4375"
Non-Fiction / BIO007000

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Ground Water
By Colin Browne

Short-listed 2002 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry

Short-listed 2003 BC Book Prize: Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Colin Browne’s exciting new work Ground Water received a glowing review in The Georgia Straight (June 6-13, 2002 issue). In all map making, one begins with the representation of ‘ground’ and ‘water,’ and what grows or is constructed on these representations is rendered by a series of conventional symbols-the ‘elements…


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ISBN: 9780889224650
Pages:208
Pub. Date: March 15 2002
Dimensions: 9" x 6" x 0.5625"
Poetry / POE011000

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Gypsy Guitar
By David W. McFadden

Winner 1988 Governor General's Literary Awards for Poetry

David McFadden has set for himself, in this sequence of one hundred poems, a task both breathtaking in its scope and stunning in its accomplishment. By echoing with his gypsy guitar the troubadour tradition of the Languedoc, the great sonnet sequences of Petrarch and Shakespeare, the redefinitions of beauty and…


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ISBN: 9780889222502
Pages:112
Pub. Date: January 1 1987
Dimensions: 11" x 6.5" x 0.4375"
Poetry / POE011000