70683 Results
70683 Results
Ethical oil : the case for Canada's oil sands —Levant, Ezra, 1972-, author
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
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While many North Americans may be aware of the financial and environmental price we pay for a gallon of gas or a barrel of oil, Levant argues that it is time we consider ethical factors as well. With the oil sands at our...

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...

They call me George the untold story of black train porters and the birth of modern Canada —Foster, Cecil, 1954- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2020
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"A historical work of non-fiction that chronicles the little-known stories of black railway porters-the so-called "Pullmen" of the Canadian rail lines. The actions and spirit of these men helped define Canada as a nation...

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...

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...

Canada —Dunbar, David.
DAISY Sound Recording
2002
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An exploration of 37 parks across Canada, from the rugged peaks of the Canadian Rockies to the rolling hills of Nova Scotia. Includes details of outdoor activities, camping and transportation.

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...

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

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...

Unflinching —Mitic, Jody, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2016
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Elite sniper Jody Mitic loved being a soldier. His candid memoir follows his personal journey into the Canadian military, through sniper training, and firefights in Afghanistan, culminating on the fateful night when he s...

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...

Vinyl Cafe turns the page —McLean, Stuart, 1948-2017, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2016
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A brand new collection of Vinyl Cafe stories featuring Dave and Morley. Dave and Morley are growing older, Steph and Sam are growing up. Moving out and moving on. Dave and Morley's marriage has mellowed and deepened like...

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...

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...

Hold tight —Riley, Alexa, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
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A hotshot consultant hired to streamline Osbourne Corp. meets his match in Pandora Justice--the more she plays hard to get, the more he wants her. Sequel to "Stay close", followed by "Don't go". 2017.

The heaviness of things that float —Manuel, Jennifer, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2017
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Depicts the lonely world of Bernadette, a woman who has spent the last forty years living alone on the periphery of a remote West Coast First Nations reserve, serving as a nurse for the community. Only weeks from retirem...

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...

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; ...

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