Biography & Autobiography

100 Canadian Heroines
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100 Canadian Heroines

This inspiring collection profiles remarkable women — heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and enterta...

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100 More Canadian Heroines
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100 More Canadian Heroines

Following the bestselling 100 Canadian Heroines, Merna Forster presents 100 more stories of amazing women who changed our country. In this second i...

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A Bear in War
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A Bear in War

A poignant and true story about love, loss, and family strength during World War One is now available in paperback! During World War One, a young g...

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A Boy From Acadie
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A Boy From Acadie

Born on a farm in the village of Cormier Cove in New- Brunswick, the young Roméo LeBlanc did not expect that one day, thanks to his loving family a...

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A Boy's Cottage Diary, 1904
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A Boy's Cottage Diary, 1904

Fred Dickinson’s diary opens a window on youth and the world of Ontario lakeland cottages at the beginning of the 20th century."The stories we hand...

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A Disappearance in Damascus
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A Disappearance in Damascus

Winner of the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Non-Fiction:In the midst of an unfolding international crisis, the renowned journalist Deborah...

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A Doctor's Quest
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A Doctor's Quest

A doctor grapples with the challenges of mother and child health in the developing world. Recounting medical missions in half of the thirty countri...

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A Gentleman of Substance
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A Gentleman of Substance

A Gentleman of Substance covers the remarkable life of John Redpath. Born to humble circumstances in Scotland in 1796, he emigrated to Canada in 18...

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A Likkle Miss Lou
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A Likkle Miss Lou

A Kirkus Reviews most anticipated picture book of fall 2019, new from Nadia L. Hohn, named one of CBC’s “6 Black Canadian writers to watch”Louise B...

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A Man and His Words
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A Man and His Words

Robert Boyer was a consummate Canadian, whose long career can be measured by words. An author, journalist, researcher, editor, printer, and public ...

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A Name for Himself
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A Name for Himself

"Twelve months in any place, my friend, is quite a weary while And seems more like a century when lived on Sable Isle …" So wrote Thomas Raddall at...

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A Nobel Affair
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A Nobel Affair

Alfred Nobel made his name as an inventor and successful entrepreneur and left a legacy as a philanthropist and promoter of learning and social pro...

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A Passion for Justice
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A Passion for Justice

This richly detailed biography illustrates how a determined Canadian seeking justice created an enduring legacy. Through vigorous battles, Jim McRu...

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A Pocket of Time
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A Pocket of Time

There are, always, so many things to wonder about. Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979) grew up to become a famous poet, but before that, she was a little ...

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A Quiet Courage
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A Quiet Courage

Based on Paula Todd’s widely viewed television program Person to Person, an intimate biography show about human behaviour, A Quiet Courage shows us...

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A Quiet Roar

Compelling and honest life of a stubborn BC rancher living tenaciously in the face of her Multiple Sclerosis condition.The devastating diagnosis of...

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A Song for China
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A Song for China

This is the fascinating story of how a young Chinese author, Guang Weiran, a passionate militant from the age of twelve, fought, using art, theater...

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A Struggle to Walk With Dignity

Gerald Augustus Archambeau was born in Jamaica in 1933. Raised in Kingston by his three aunts, he was sent to Canada in 1947 to join his mother and...

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A Thousand Shall Fall
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A Thousand Shall Fall

One of the finest war memoirs ever written. During World War II, Canada trained tens of thousands of airmen under the British Commonwealth Air Tra...

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A Victory Garden for Trying Times
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A Victory Garden for Trying Times

“A compelling and intimate reflection on love and grief and ordinary things that comfort and sustain us.” — Alison Smith, award-winning journalistE...

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A War Guest in Canada
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A War Guest in Canada

During the Second World War, hundreds of children were sent from the UK to stay with family and friends in Canada as “war guests.” This book collec...

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A Woman in Engineering
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A Woman in Engineering

Son objectif : devenir une ingénieure biomédicale de renommée internationale en travaillant avec les sociétés scientifiques pour améliorer le rôle ...

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A.B. Simpson and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism
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A.B. Simpson and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

A shrewd synthesizer, gifted popularizer, and inspiring founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance movement, A.B. Simpson (1843-1919) was enm...

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A.M. Klein
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A.M. Klein

The son of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants, Abraham Moses Klein (1909-1972) dreamed of a country where all might live according to their beliefs and re...

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A.Y. Jackson
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A.Y. Jackson

Alexander Young Jackson (1882-1974) is a name that instantly conjures up images of our rugged northern landscape and the controversial Group of Sev...

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A.Y. Jackson

A founding member of the Group of Seven, A.Y. Jackson portrayed the Canadian landscape in a bold and inventive manner. His paintings show us the va...

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Against the Grain
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Against the Grain

John Savage was ready to leave Wales. Fed up with the National Health System, his frustrations grew daily. The back of a medical journal advertised...

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All My Cats
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All My Cats

In the autumn of 1965, flush with the unexpected success of his first published books, the Czech author Bohumil Hrabal bought a cottage in Kersko. ...

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All the Way
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All the Way

The bestselling story of a true warrior's toughest battle, now in paperback     It seemed as though nothing could stop Jordin Tootoo on the ice. Th...

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All the Wrong Moves
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All the Wrong Moves

An enthralling journey into the world of chess--a story of heartbreak, obsession, failure, and the hunger for greatness.Sasha Chapin is a victim of...

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All Things Consoled
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All Things Consoled

From Elizabeth Hay, one of Canada's beloved novelists, comes a startling and beautiful memoir about the drama of her parents' end, and the longer d...

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All We Leave Behind
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All We Leave Behind

Winner of the British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction Finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political WritingFinalist for t...

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Almost a Great Escape
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Almost a Great Escape

Winner of the W.O. Mitchell Award, the Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction, and the Alberta Readers' Choice AwardFollowing his mother's death i...

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Almost Feral
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Almost Feral

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER******IPPY AWARDS SILVER MEDAL, CANADA-EAST BEST REGIONAL NONFICTION CATEGORY*****BEST ATLANTIC-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARD FIN...

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