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70291 Results
Journey to Munich —Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Spring 1937. On a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn't yet ready to return. Just days after disembarking in dangerous Gibraltar, she becomes entangled in a murder case and is pulled deeper into political int...

The Wars of the Roses —Weir, Alison.
DAISY Sound Recording
2012
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In this companion to "The Princes in the Tower" (DC41835) Weir recounts the events that plunged fifteenth-century medieval Britain into a bloody struggle for the crown. The House of Lancaster, led by the inept King Henry...

A dangerous inheritance [a novel of Tudor rivals and the secret of the Tower] —Weir, Alison, 1951-
DAISY Sound Recording
2013
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The year is 1562. Lady Catherine Grey, cousin of Elizabeth I, has just been arrested along with her husband Edward. Their crime is to have secretly married and produced a child who might threaten the Queen's title. Alone...

Warlords Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada's world wars —Cook, Tim, 1971-
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
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Two portraits flank the doors leading into Canadas House of Commons: Sir Robert Borden to the left and W.L.M. King to the right. While each man appears flatteringly stern, wise, and charismatic, it is the portrait plaque...

Canada since 1960 a people's history : a left perspective on 50 years of politics, economics and culture
DAISY Sound Recording
2016
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Offers an account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the sixties until today, as seen and interpreted by leftist scholars and writers. Each chapter reviews a major theme, such as Canada's relatio...

The Canada chronicles a four-year hitchhiking odyssey —Jackson, Matt.
DAISY Sound Recording
2007
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In 1997, Matt Jackson quit his job, strode to the edge of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lake Louise, and began his journey. His plan was to hitchhike across Canada, expecting the trip to take three months - but didn't ar...

Anything for you —Higgins, Kristan, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2016
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When Connor O'Rourke proposes to his long-time on-again, off-again secret girlfriend, Jessica Dunn, and she says no, he gives her an ultimatum - marry him or their relationship is over. 2016

All of me —Murray, Anne, 1945-
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
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Documents the life of singer Anne Murray, from her humble origins in the tragedy-plagued coal-mining town of Springhill, Nova Scotia, to her arrival on the world stage. Anne recounts her battles with her record companies...

A number of things stories of Canada told through fifty objects —Urquhart, Jane.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
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For Canada's 150th birthday, Urquhart chooses 50 Canadian objects and weaves a rich and surprising narrative that speaks to our collective experience as a nation. The fifty artifacts range from a Nobel Peace Prize medal,...

Out of Africa —Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2009

An account of the author's life on a Kenyan coffee plantation, of the natives and their festivals, of big game, and of Lulu, the gazelle who came to live on the farm. 1952.

The astonishing general the life and legacy of Sir Isaac Brock —Turner, Wesley B., 1933-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

A biography of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, describing his life, career, and legacy, particularly in the Canadas, and the context within which he lived. An unlikely hero of the War of 1812, he was admired by his Americ...

Among thieves —Hosp, David, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
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In 1990, $300 million worth of paintings are stolen from a museum in Boston, and are never recovered. Twenty years later, as criminals connected with the heist begin to turn up dead, lawyer Scott Finn discovers one of hi...

Now you know Canada 150 years of fascinating facts —Lennox, Doug, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Just in time for Canada's 150th birthday is this collection of the best in Canadian questions and answers, covering history, famous Canadians, sports, word origins, geography, and everything in between. In these pages, y...

Marching as to war Canada's turbulent years, 1899-1953 —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
DAISY Sound Recording
2003
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Between 1899 and 1953, three generations of young Canadians marched off to distant battlefields to fight in four different wars. From the African veldt to the fields of Flanders, the beaches of Dieppe, and the Korean hig...

The Mitford sisters —Lovell, Mary S., author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2004

The lives and times of six aristocratic British sisters, exploring family relationships, artistic successes, scandals, and tragedies. Traces their involvements in clashing political ideologies between the World Wars. One...

Paris for one & other stories —Moyes, Jojo, 1969-, author
DAISY Sound Recording
2019
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Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away to anywhere before. Traveling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up for their mini-vaca...

The immigrant years from Britain and Europe to Canada, 1945 to 1967 —Broadfoot, Barry, 1926-2003.
DAISY Sound Recording
2005
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Two and a half million people emigrated to Canada between 1945 and 1967 as a direct result of the war's destruction and social upheaval. This book is the story of their early hardship and confusion.

In spite of myself a memoir —Plummer, Christopher, 1929-
DAISY Sound Recording
2009
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Plummer writes of his early acting days - on radio and stage with William Shatner and other fellow Canadians; the early days of the Stratford Festival; his Broadway debut; joining Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Company; ...

The Halifax explosion Canada's worst disaster —Cuthbertson, Ken, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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On December 6, 1917, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the la...

Tears in the grass a novel —Archer, Lynda A, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
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At ninety years of age, Elinor, a Saskatchewan Cree artist, inveterate roll-your-own smoker, and talker to rivers and stuffed bison, sets out to find something that was stolen almost a lifetime ago. With what little time...

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