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narrativ enigma / rumours uv hurricane
By bill bissett

th text below is an abbreeveatid transliterasyun uv bill bissetts own descripsyun uv his latest book.“narrativ enigma / rumours uv hurricane is about the fragility and incompletion of all narratives, really. Stories, of course, can be condensed and are more portable, more understandable, and in so doing lose much of…


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ISBN: 9780889225077
Pages:144
Pub. Date: September 15 2004
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Poetry / POE011000

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Nature Power
By Harry Robinson
Edited by Wendy Wickwire

Winner 1993 BC Book Prize: Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize

Many of the stories in Harry Robinson’s second collection feature the shoo-MISH, or “nature helpers” that assist humans and sometimes provide them with special powers. Some tell of individuals who use these powers to heal themselves; others tell of Indian doctors who have been given the power to heal others.…


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ISBN: 9780889225046
Pages:272
Pub. Date: March 15 2004
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Non-Fiction / SOC002010

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NEWS
By Drew Hayden Taylor

In this collection of short humourous essays originally written for the popular media, playwright, novelist and screenwriter Drew Hayden Taylor sends his readers fascinating and exotic postcards from his globetrotting adventures, always on the lookout for the NEWS about aboriginal peoples around the world. Organized around the thematics suggested by…


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ISBN: 9780889226432
Pages:288
Pub. Date: November 30 2010
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News & Smoke
By Sharon Thesen

News & Smoke includes selections from all six of Thesen’s previous books (of which only Aurora remains in print); unpublished poems from the fifteen year period of the late 70s to the mid 90s; as well as some work previously published only in magazines. All of the work is imbued…


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ISBN: 9780889224179
Pages:160
Pub. Date: January 1 1999
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Poetry / POE011000

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News from Édouard
By Michel Tremblay
Translated by Sheila Fischman

Édouard, whom we met in The Duchess and the Commoner, a common shoe salesman at the feet of the well-heeled by day; but the “Duchess of Langeais,” star of the transvestite shows on the Main by night, has been left an inheritance by his mother, Victoire. With this money, he…


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ISBN: 9780889224353
Pages:224
Pub. Date: March 15 2000
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Nine Dragons
By Jovanni Sy

Set in 1920s Hong Kong, Nine Dragons is a hard-boiled detective fiction with a twist: an inquisition into colonialism, racism, assimilation, and the clash of cultures. It’s the classic mystery/detective genre overlaid with the topical issue of identity – a struggle that any person of colour faces in any society…


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ISBN: 9781772012040
Pages:192
Pub. Date: May 15 2018
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No More Harveys
By Chantal Bilodeau

The third play in the award-winning Arctic Cycle on the impact of climate changeHarveys suck. Whether hurricanes or Hollywood producers, Harveys are overpowered forces primed to prey on vulnerable people and ecosystems. Harveys especially prey on women, including the woman in No More Harveys, who flees her abusive husband and…


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ISBN: 9781772015201
Pages:69
Pub. Date: May 31 2023
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Non-Fiction / SCI092000

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No Plaster Saint
By Nancy Knickerbocker

Throughout her life, Mildred Osterhout Fahrni walked with J.S. Woodsworth, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King. She heard Ghandi tell the British of his dream of a free India in 1931. When the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation was born in Regina in 1933, Fahrni was there. As a reporter she covered…


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ISBN: 9780889224520
Pages:288
Pub. Date: March 15 2001
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No Signal No Noise
By A. Jamali Rad

When Zero, the hero of our story, stumbles upon a mysterious manuscript, they’re thrown into a journey across centuries, continents, and concepts. They travel throughout the Muslim world, from Sumeria to India to Baghdad. They learn about Europe as other and outside. They’re guided by the cryptic mirror the manuscript…


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ISBN: 9781772016307
Pages:128
Pub. Date: September 25 2024
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Poetry / POE023060

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No Town Called We
By Nikki Reimer

Long-listed 2024 Pat Lowther Memorial Award

Long-listed 2024 Raymond Souster Award

No Town Called We writes through the death of elders, social panic, and the climate crisis via the lens of the multiply disabled, female-coded body approaching midlife. Punching through the veils of complacency and greed that shape the cultures of the petrostate, these poems are meditations on an emergency, dispatches…


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ISBN: 9781772015492
Pages:93
Pub. Date: October 17 2023
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Poetry / POE023010

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No White Picket Fence
By Robin C. Whittaker & Sue Mckenzie-Mohr

A powerful verbatim play about young women’s resilience through foster care, No White Picket Fence is drawn from a research project involving in-depth interviews.


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ISBN: 9781772012415
Pages:96
Pub. Date: September 30 2019
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Non-Fiction / PER011000

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Noise from the Laundry
By Weyman Chan

Short-listed 2009 Acorn Plantos Award for People's Poetry

Short-listed 2008 Governor General's Literary Awards for Poetry

Weyman Chan’s second poetry collection elaborates his singular and solitary work on the renaissance of the contemporary lyric form. Unmistakably present in these poems are the sensibilities of Li Po, wherein the powers of nature illuminating a meticulously built landscape articulate a poignant, harmonious but fleeting epiphany; Keats’ vision of…


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ISBN: 9780889226265
Pages:104
Pub. Date: June 10 2009
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Poetry / POE023000

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NonZero Definitions
By Gil McElroy

The 19th-century German mathematician Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann’s ideas had a profound effect on the development of modern theoretical physics and provided the concepts and methods used later in Einstein’s relativity theory and Heisenberg’s “uncertainty principle.” Riemann is popularly known for his challenge of Euclidean geometry’s axiomatic (“given” or “natural”)…


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ISBN: 9780889224995
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Pub. Date: March 15 2004
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northern wild roses / deth interrupts th dansing
By bill bissett

A pioneer of sound, visual and performance poetry—eschewing the artificial hierarchies of meaning and the privileging of things (“proper” nouns) over actions imposed on language by capital letters; the metric limitations imposed on the possibilities of expression by punctuation; and the illusion of formal transparency imposed on the written word…


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ISBN: 9780889225329
Pages:160
Pub. Date: September 15 2005
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Nothing to Lose
By David Fennario

It is 1976. In a tavern in the Point Saint Charles working class district of Montreal, three friends gather on their lunch hour and reminisce about the past. They are survivors of a decade. One is Jerry Nines, a writer who has had some success, having written a novel and…


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ISBN: 9780889221215
Pages:144
Pub. Date: January 1 1977
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Drama / DRA013000

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novel
By bill bissett

Celebrated since the 1960s for pushing linguistic boundaries, bill bissett describes this book as “a novel with connekting pomes n essays.” This interweaving of fact and fiction creates a narrative that is redolent with surprise and discovery. Its three-part “fictional” story offers a new and engaging understanding of the human…


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ISBN: 9780889226715
Pages:176
Pub. Date: September 13 2011
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Poetry / POE021000

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Nuri Does Not Exist
By Sadru Jetha

Zanzibar, an island set like a jewel in the Indian Ocean off the coast of east Africa is rich in cultural heritage: inhabited since the last Ice Age; birthplace of Kiswahili, the purest form of the Swahili language group; its original hunter-gatherer culture overlaid with Indian, Arab, Persian, Portuguese and…


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ISBN: 9780889226555
Pages:192
Pub. Date: March 15 2011
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Fiction / FIC019000