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2018
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...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2012
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...

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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...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2013
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...

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2003
Social satire set in the future, when owning or reading books is a crime. Guy Montag, the fireman-hero, becomes a fugitive when he succumbs to temptation. Some strong language. 1953.
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DAISY Sound Recording

2007
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...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2016
In 1864, thirty-three delegates from five provincial legislatures came to Quebec City to pursue the idea of uniting all the provinces of British North America. The American Civil War, not yet over, encouraged the small a...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2012
1669. Orphan Laure Beausejour is sent across the Atlantic to New France as a Fille du roi. From the moment she arrives in Ville-Marie (Montreal), Laure is expected to marry and produce children with a French soldier who...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2006
The story of Atlantic Canada, from its geological origins through its settlers, Aboriginal and European, to their descendants' lives on a series of margins: first of the French and British empires, then of Confederation,...

DAISY Sound Recording

2016
Spanning 874 to 2014, and beginning from Canada's first inhabitants and the early explorers, the author vividly recounts the story of Canada's development from colony to dominion to country. He persuasively reveals that...

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2002
A satire of a technocratic future society in which people are rigidly classified and kept happy by a drug distributed by the government. First published in 1937.
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DAISY Sound Recording

2011
More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to...
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2001
Set in the Peterborough area, these sketches are based on the Moodies' experiences as settlers in Upper Canada between 1832 and 1839.

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2016
Helene, settling into a simple life in St. Homais in 1933, and playing the piano for the church choir, recalls the extraordinary events that brought her to this place. They include the early loss of her soldier husband a...

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2000
Astrid Magnusson is twelve when her poet mother is jailed for killing a former lover. As Astrid moves through a series of foster homes in Los Angeles, she deals with difficult family relations and searches for a sense of...

DAISY Sound Recording

2009
Describes how a soccer team of grey-haired underdogs in their fifties and sixties (and one player aged seventy) set off to challenge former European professionals in Spain. Their quixotic quest for glory culminated in a...

DAISY Sound Recording

2006
Much has been written about Tutu's role as head of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, where apartheid perpetrators came forward to confess and ask forgiveness, but the focus of this biography is on Tutu'...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2002
Berton describes the follies and tragedies of the decade-long Depression and criticizes the political leaders who failed to take the bold steps necessary to deal with unemployment, drought and despair. He portrays the or...

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2017
A wrecking crew is demolishing a row of townhouses in order to build a grocery store when they uncover a skeleton in one of the attics. The dead man is wearing authentic 1760s garb and on the floor next to it is a white...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2016
Paddlenorth tells the riveting story of Kingsley's 54 day paddling adventure on the Back River, in the northern wilderness of the subarctic, as she and her five companions battle raging winds, impenetrable sea ice, and t...