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Free to a Good Home

Free to a Good Home

With Room for Improvement
by Jules Torti
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The German word ZUGUNRUHE translates as the ''stirring before moving.'' It's used to describe birds and herds of animals, like wildebeests, before the great migration. Though Jules Torti is neither German nor a wildebeest, she understands this marrow-deep anxiousness all too well; she is just someone looking for a home.

FREE TO A GOOD HOME is evide …

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On the Curve

On the Curve

The Life and Art of Sybil Andrews
by Janet Nicol, by (artist) Sybil Andrews
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Sybil Andrews was one of Canada's most prominent artists working throughout the late twentieth century. From a cottage by the sea in Campbell River, Andrews created striking linocut prints steeped in feeling and full of movement. Inspired by the working-class community that she lived in, her art is known for its honest depiction of ordinary people …

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Resolve

Resolve

The Story of the Chelsea Family and a First Nation Community's Will to Heal
by Carolyn Parks Mintz
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Andy and Phyllis Chelsea met during their years spent at the St. Joseph's Mission School in Williams Lake, BC. Like the thousands of others forced into the church-run residential school system, Andy and Phyllis are no strangers to the ongoing difficulties experienced by most Indigenous peoples in Canada. The couple married in 1964 but brought the t …

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New Ground

New Ground

A Memoir of Art and Activism in BC's Interior
by Ann Kujundzic
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In the late fifties, Ann Kujundzic, her husband and artist Zeljko, and three children--with a fourth on the way--packed up their lives in post-war Edinburgh and emigrated to the Kootenays in BC, seeking adventure and opportunity. In Nelson, Ann was involved in establishing the Kootenay School of Art in 1960, a remarkable institution whose history h …

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DrawBridge

DrawBridge

Drawing Alongside My Brother's Schizophrenia
by Joan Boxall, illustrated by Stephen A. Corcoran
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How do you establish trust and meaningful connection with a sibling who suffers from schizophrenia? In an attempt to rekindle her relationship with her estranged brother Steve, Joan meets him at the Art Studios in Vancouver, where he takes part in art classes for individuals with a mental illness in a safe, supportive environment. This marks the be …

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Essential Fly Patterns for Lakes and Streams

Essential Fly Patterns for Lakes and Streams

Tips for Tying Your Own Flies
by Brian Smith
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In ESSENTIAL FLY PATTERNS FOR LAKES AND STREAMS Brian Smith cuts to the chase, offering the reader and fly tier over eighty flies with recipes and instructions for each. In his third book, Smith shares the results of his more than fifty years of experimentation and research developing and refining fly patterns that are proven fish-catchers. Some of …

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Body & Soul

Body & Soul

Stories for Skeptics and Seekers
edited by Susan Scott
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BODY & SOUL: STORIES FOR SKEPTICS AND SEEKERS is a spiritual journey through experiences that can be liberating but also awkward and sometimes even dangerous, because women are so often excluded from conversations about spirituality. Liberation comes with breaking that age-old code of silence to talk about the messiness of faith, practice, religion …

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The Co-op Revolution

The Co-op Revolution

Vancouver's Search for Food Alternatives
by Jan DeGrass
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'We were undercapitalized, inexperienced, practiced democratic decision-making and some of us smoked dope occasionally. All elements that would make us grow as human beings and as business people. We ran a helluva show.''

In the spring of 1975, a free-spirited Jan DeGrass backpacked across Canada in search of adventure and greater meaning in life. W …

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Chenille or Silk

Chenille or Silk

by Emma McKenna
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CHENILLE OR SILK is a startling first collection of confessional poetry examining the slippery relations of desire, class, embodiment and trauma. Emma McKenna's writing traverses the bounds and the wounds of a family marked by poverty and intergenerational trauma. The collection asserts the primacy of intimacy and sexuality to subjectivity, as the …

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The Brightest Thing

The Brightest Thing

by Ruth Daniell
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In her first full-length collection, award-winning poet Ruth Daniell offers work that is both earnest and hopeful, even in the face of trauma. In formally exquisite and lyrical poems, THE BRIGHTEST THING tells the story of a young woman who is raped by her first boyfriend and her struggle afterwards to navigate her fairy-tale expectations of romant …

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How She Read

How She Read

by Chantal Gibson
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HOW SHE READ is a collection of genre-blurring poems about the representation of Black women, their hearts, minds and bodies, across the Canadian cultural imagination. Drawing from grade-school vocabulary spellers, literature, history, art, media and pop culture, Chantal Gibson's sassy semiotics highlight the depth and duration of the imperialist i …

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Paradise, Later Years

Paradise, Later Years

by Marion Quednau
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Marion Quednau’s collection Paradise, Later Years plays with the language of juxtaposition, nothing is straight on; if there’s quiet beauty by the sea, there’s a passing warship. Quednau’s lyricism, whether of river or lover, bears witness to relationships transformed by the tension—and surprise—of setting one thing against another. The …

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A Bright and Steady Flame

A Bright and Steady Flame

The Story of Aging and Enduring Friendship
by Luanne Armstrong
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In 1974, after escaping an abusive marriage, Luanne Armstrong struggled with poverty and caring for four small children. During this time, the author and Sam Moore began their friendship; they were both young, single parents in crisis, and needed to change their lives. They supported each other through the child-rearing years, careers, and environm …

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Before We Lost the Lake

Before We Lost the Lake

A Natural and Human History of Sumas Valley
by Chad Reimer
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For thousands of years, the broad expanse between Sumas and Vedder Mountains east of Vancouver lay under water, forming the bed of Sumas Lake. As recently as a century ago, the lake's shores stood four miles across and six miles long. During yearly high water, the lake spilled onto the surrounding prairies; during high flood years, it reached from …

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Freshly Picked

Freshly Picked

A Locavore's Love Affair with BC's Bounty
by Jane Reid
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Take a delightful journey through BC's extraordinary bounty and explore the secrets of locally grown fruits and vegetables. In Jane Reid's new book, FRESHLY PICKED, foodies, locavores and gardeners will discover fascinating information about the plentiful harvests that BC farmers produce every year. In this beautiful colour edition, Reid shares val …

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Dancing in Gumboots

Dancing in Gumboots

Adventure, Love & Resilience: Women of the Comox Valley
edited by Lou Allison, selected by Jane Wilde
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After the extraordinary success of GUMBOOT GIRLS comes the sequel anthology, DANCING IN GUMBOOTS. Having relocated to Comox, Jane encountered a new group of women who travelled to the Comox Valley in the 1970s. Fascinated by their stories, Lou Allison and Jane Wilde return to their dynamic partnership to bring us an anthology that shines a light on …

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Swelling with Pride

Swelling with Pride

Queer Conception and Adoption Stories
edited by Sara Graefe
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There's no straightforward path to LGBTQ2 parenthood and just as every queer person has their own coming out story, every LGBTQ2 family has a unique conception or adoption story.

In SWELLING WITH PRIDE: QUEER CONCEPTION AND ADOPTION STORIES, creative non-fiction writers celebrate LGBTQ2 families and the myriad of ways we embark upon our parenting j …

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The Suitcase and the Jar

The Suitcase and the Jar

Travels with a Daughter's Ashes
by Becky Livingston
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When a brain tumour takes the life of Becky Livingston's twenty-three-year-old daughter Rachel, her life makes an unconventional turn. Rachel, an avid traveller, had one wish: to keep exploring the world.

So, for twenty-six months Livingston travels -- untethered and alone -- to Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Australia, India, England, Ireland and Nort …

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Food Was Her Country

Food Was Her Country

The Memoir of a Queer Daughter
by Marusya Bociurkiw
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The follow-up to Independent Publisher Award winner, Comfort Food for Breakups: The Memoir of a Hungry Girl, reflects on the tenious relationship between a queer daughter and her terminal mother. At turns tender, dark and funny, FOOD WAS HER COUNTRY tracks a tempestuous mother-daughter relationship and the life-long culinary journey that leads them …

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The Small Way

The Small Way

by Onjana Yawnghwe
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What strange gravity draws two people together? What pulls them apart?

In THE SMALL WAY, a woman re-evaluates herself and her marriage as she comes to terms with a spouse's transition. Intimate and powerful, the poems celebrate the courage of a partner coming out as a trans woman and records the confusion in facing a partner's changing gender ident …

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Playing into Silence

Playing into Silence

by Tina Biello
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Growing up during the 50s and 60s in small town Alberta, Pam was keenly aware, by the age of nine, that she was a lesbian. And she also knew well to hide this about herself. Pam would search for books on the "The Island of Lesbos", only to return from the library with a copy of LITTLE WOMEN.

In between the vast spaces of dust and dugouts, she grows …

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Voice in the Wild

Voice in the Wild

A Memoir
by Laurie Sarkadi
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After plans to live in Africa shatter, young journalist Laurie Sarkadi moves to the Subarctic city of Yellowknife seeking wilderness and adventure. She covers the changing socio-political worlds of Dene and Inuit in the late '80s-catching glimpses of their traditional, animal-dependent ways-before settling into her own off-grid existence in the bor …

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The Light a Body Radiates

The Light a Body Radiates

by Ethel Whitty
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Eileen MacPherson is a child of eight when her beloved sixteen-year-old brother, Francis, leaves home after a violent family episode. Over the next 25 years, everything she understands to be true changes but she never wavers in her yearning to understand the forces that have torn her family apart. THE LIGHT A BODY RADIATES tells the story of Eileen …

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Wild Fierce Life

Wild Fierce Life

Dangerous Moments on the Outer Coast
by Joanna Streetly
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Unflinching and heart-stopping stories that evoke a respect for nature both in its fragility and its power. WILD FIERCE LIFE is a heart-stopping collection of true stories from the Pacific Coast that build a vivid portrait of life on the continental edge and one woman's evolving place within it. Author Joanna Streetly arrived on the west coast of V …

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Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

Chinese Settlements in the Fraser Canyon and the Okanagan
by Lily Chow
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Third book by de facto expert on Chinese Immigration to BC reveals never-before-told stories relevant to food, politics and national heritage. In this long awaited third book, author Lily Chow further explores Chinese settlement in BC. In the nineteenth century, thousands of Chinese immigrants arrived in British Columbia to work as labourers. After …

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Elemental

Elemental

by Kate Braid
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New poetry by award-winning writer combines blue collar tradeswork with unapologetic feminism and untameable nature of BC. Usually, we take for granted or plain ignore the Earth we walk on, the Sky above, the Water we drink and bathe in or that falls as rain, the Fire we assume for heat, and the Wood that makes up our landscape and building materia …

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A One-Handed Novel

A One-Handed Novel

by Kim Clark
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A hilarious and captivating novel that challenges expectations and assumptions about women's sexuality and living with disability. Hilarious, captivating and sexy, this new novel by Kim Clark challenges expectations and assumptions about women's sexuality and living with disability.

When Melanie Farrell visits the neurologist she is told her multipl …

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Gypsy Fugue

Gypsy Fugue

An Archetypal Memoir
by Marlene A. Schiwy
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A life story sure to inspire a new movement of self-discovery and soul-searching for years to come.

A story that captures a life richly lived, celebrating fantasy, passion and the ideals that lie within our soul. Who is to say that the outer stories of our lives are more important than the images that haunt our imagination? What if memoir could capt …

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Love Me True

Love Me True

Writers Reflect on the Ins, Outs, Ups and Downs of Marriage
edited by Fiona Tinwei Lam & Jane Silcott
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Modern love confessions and reflections just in time for Valentines Day, written by award-winning writers like Lorna Crozier, Susan Olding, Yasuko Thanh, Samra Zafar, and Michael Crummey. What keeps us together? What breaks us apart? In LOVE ME TRUE, 27 creative nonfiction writers and 16 poets explore how marriage and committed relationships have c …

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Imprint

Imprint

A Memoir of Trauma in the Third Generation
by Claire Sicherman
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The emotional unravelling of a mind, body and soul - a remarkably new and original take on surviving the Holocaust three generations later. IMPRINT is a profound and courageous exploration of trauma, family, and the importance of breaking silence and telling stories. This book is a fresh and startling combination of history and personal revelation. …

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Fernie at War

Fernie at War

1914-1919
by Wayne Norton
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From "enemy alien" internment camps to WWI disillusionment - these are the five pivotal years that shaped Fernie, BC, a city instrumental to the national identity of Canada. Fernie, a small community located in BC's Kootenay region, entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride-it emerged five years later having ex …

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On Mockingbird Hill

On Mockingbird Hill

Memories of Dharma Bums, Madcaps and Fire Lookouts
by Mary Theresa Kelly
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In the same vein of tree planters and lighthouse keepers, Mary Kelly flips the over-romanticized lifestyle of fire observers made popular by Jack Kerouac and shows us how lonely freedom really is. When Mary meets Daniel, a handsome quirky potter, sarod-player, and fire lookout observer, she falls in with a tribe of young people who earn a living by …

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Surveying the Great Divide

Surveying the Great Divide

The Alberta/BC Boundary Survey, 1913-1917
by Jay Sherwood
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First in new photobook series geared to surveying buffs from prolific author and historian, Jay Sherwood. In 1917 Canada commemorated its 50th anniversary against the backdrop of World War I. Although the war effort was the main focus of the&nbspfederal and provincial governments, some important projects continued. The Alberta-BC boundary survey, w …

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Whale in the Door

Whale in the Door

A Community Unites to Protect BC's Howe Sound
by Pauline Le Bel, foreword by Elizabeth May, photographs by Richard Duncan
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The hidden life of Howe Sound and the transformative power of Coast Salish culture and environmental science. An exhilarating mix of natural history and personal exploration WHALE IN THE DOOR is a passionate account of a woman's transformative experience of her adopted home.

For thousands of years, Howe Sound, an inlet in the Salish Sea provided abu …

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All Violet

All Violet

by Rani Rivera
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The posthumous poetry journal of Rani Rivera, Toronto's champion of mental health advocacy and harm reduction. In ALL VIOLET, a young woman chronicles the experience of living on the margins, in spaces and places where body and mind are flayed by guilt, disappointments and betrayals. Her poems record the shattering trauma of struggling to survive t …

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Refugium

Refugium

Poems for the Pacific
edited by Yvonne Blomer
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New poetry written by prize-winning BC poets, musicians, and artists such as Bruce Cockburn, Brian Brett and Lorna Crozier, anthologized by Victoria's city poet-laureate. While in the world of politics there are still climate change deniers, the poets watch the warming seas, the dying birds slicked in oil, the whales, the jellies, the sea otters an …

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Ghost Warning

Ghost Warning

by Kara Stanley
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New novel by breakout author, Kara Stanley, navigates Toronto's underbelly of urban grime, crime, and sublime. On the day that Lou James finds her father dead on the garage floor, she leaves her small hometown and heads for Toronto on a Greyhound, initiating a series of events that will reshape her life. Lou moves in with her brother and begins a n …

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The Land on Which We Live

The Land on Which We Live

Life on the Cariboo Plateau: 70 Mile House to Bridge Lake
by Barbara MacPherson
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Legendary tales of pioneers and adventurers cultivating BC's Cariboo Plateau in between the 19th and 20th century. The romantic backwoods landscape known as the North Bonaparte, stretches east from 70 Mile House to Bridge Lake and is full of small remote ranches, hidden abandoned homesteads, and rutted roads leading to graves in forgotten meadows. …

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North of Familiar

North of Familiar

A Woman's Story of Homesteading and Adventure in the Canadian Wilderness
by Terry Milos
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Adventure, family, and the wild — one woman's story of starting a family on the border of BC, the Yukon, and any semblance of human settlement. In 1974, Terry Milos moved to rural northern Canada, to pursue her dream of homesteading. Following the seventies trend of the back-to-landers, she and her partner left the city life for what they imagine …

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Flightpaths

Flightpaths

The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart
by Heidi Greco
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On the 120th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's birth and the 80th anniversary of her disappearance, award-winning poet, Heidi Greco revitalizes what we know about the iconic aviator through uplifting and historically mesmerizing verse. If most people were asked what they know about Amelia Earhart, they'd probably respond with something like "Wasn't s …

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A Quiet Roar

A Quiet Roar

Living with Multiple Sclerosis
by Heidi Redl
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Compelling and honest life of a stubborn BC rancher living tenaciously in the face of her Multiple Sclerosis condition. The devastating diagnosis of an incurable, debilitating disease does not ordinarily form the starting point of a triumphant story. This, however, is a triumphant story. Heidi Redl was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2004 and …

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Butch

Butch

Not Like the Other Girls
by SD Holman
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The unique collection of photographic portraits of diverse, multigenerational butch-queer women recently exhibited nationally and internationally. BUTCH: NOT LIKE THE OTHER GIRLS is a photographic exploration of the liminal spaces occupied by female masculinity in contemporary communities. Its first incarnation exhibited as a public art project in …

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Wherever I Find Myself

Wherever I Find Myself

Stories by Canadian Immigrant Women
edited by Miriam Matejova
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An anthology of Canadian immigrant women and their experiences of being caught between the world of their past and the world of their future. In this third anthology in the Canadian women series by Caitlin Press, Canadian immigrant women from a variety of ethnicities and intersecting identities share their diverse and personal stories.

A woman takes …

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What We Once Believed

What We Once Believed

by Andrea MacPherson
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A coming-of-age novel contrasting a daughter's disappointment in her mother's abandonment with the generational differences around feminist values. Summer 1971. While women demand equality, protests erupt over the Vietnam War, and peace activists march, adolescent Maybe Collins' life in quiet Oak Bay is upended by the appearance of her mother, who …

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Chilcotin Chronicles

Chilcotin Chronicles

Stories of Adventure and Intrigue from British Columbia's Central Interior
by Sage Birchwater
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A collection of historical stories about the early indigenous people, settlers, trappers, and adventurers of BC's Cariboo Chilcotin. A compilation of stories that meld both culture and bloodlines, CHILCOTIN CHRONICLES by Sage Birchwater is set in the wild and untamed country of central British Columbia's Chilcotin Plateau. West of the Fraser River, …

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How Deep is the Lake

How Deep is the Lake

A Century at Chilliwack Lake
by Shelley O'Callaghan
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A prudent and intentional examination of privilege and belonging in Chilliwack Lake by retired environmental lawyer and grandmother. Curious about the previous inhabitants of the lake where her family has spent the summer for over one hundred years, author Shelley O'Callaghan starts researching and writing about the area. But what begins as a perso …

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What the Mouth Wants

What the Mouth Wants

A Memoir of Food, Love and Belonging
by Monica Meneghetti
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The redefinition of family values as seen from the eyes of a polyamorous, queer Italian Canadian obsessed with food. This mouthwatering, intimate, and sensual memoir traces Monica Meneghetti's unique life journey through her relationship with food, family and love. As the youngest child of a traditional Italian-Catholic immigrant family, Monica lea …

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Making Room

Making Room

Forty Years of Room Magazine
edited by Meghan Bell
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Star-studded collection of CanLit's most notable and diverse women authors to be published in Canada's oldest literary journal by and about women. MAKING ROOM: FORTY YEARS OF ROOM MAGAZINE celebrates the history and evolution of Canadian literature and feminism with some of the most exciting and thought-provoking fiction, poetry, and essays the mag …

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Alison's Fishing Birds

Alison's Fishing Birds

by Roderick Haig-Brown, illustrated by Sheryl McDougald
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Beautifully illustrated children's story about Canadian wildlife by famed Canadian conservationist and Governor General Award-winning author, Roderick Haig-Brown. First published as a limited edition in 1980 by Colophon Books, ALISON'S FISHING BIRDS by BC's acclaimed author and conservationist Roderick Haig-Brown is the story of a young girl's enco …

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