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  • Benched

    Benched

    Passion for Law Reform

    Fifty years in a law profession she loves, twenty-four spent as a judge, Nancy Morrison is a story-teller and trail-blazer. Entertaining, at times warm and witty, this memoir also reminds us of dar...

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  • Watershed

    Watershed

    It is 2058, and the glaciers are gone. A catastrophic drought has hit the prairies. Willa Van Bruggen is desperately trying to keep her family goat farm afloat, hoping against hope that the new wat...

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  • The Dark Divide

    The Dark Divide

    Waterton is a town with dark secrets, and after a summer of murder and mayhem, American ex-pat, Rich Evans, knows exactly how far people will go to hide them. Jobless after the fiery destruction of...

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  • The Wheaton

    The Wheaton

    A year after the early death of his wife, John Davies comes hesitantly out of retirement to take a job at The Wheaton, a senior’s residence. Having resisted ‘getting involved’ for his entire life, ...

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  • The Work

    The Work

    When aspiring stage-manager Rebecca Weir falls for the married director of SenseInSound theatre company, she initiates a love triangle and working collaboration which go on for two decades. Set in ...

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  • Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Beekeepers

    Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Beekeepers

    The sudden death of Margot Morris and her two young daughters in a house fire sends shock-waves through a small rural community. The Morrises are a close-knit family, long associated with the myste...

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  • Taches rousses

    Taches rousses

    Leah Westbrook a disparu un après-midi de septembre, dans une petite ville de l'Oklahoma. Elle avait quatorze ans. Son corps n'a jamais été retrouvé. Depuis, sa soeur, Beck, a quitté la ville pour ...

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  • Petites Cendres ou la capture

    Petites Cendres ou la capture

    Juste avant les premières lueurs de l’aube, dans une petite ville du sud des États-Unis, un policier à cheval s’approche d’un itinérant noir couché dans la rue, vieil homme usé par la misère et par...

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  • Miroir de nos peines

    Miroir de nos peines

    Avril 1940. Louise, trente ans, court, nue, sur le boulevard du Montparnasse. Pour comprendre la scène tragique qu'elle vient de vivre, elle devra plonger dans la folie d'une période sans équivalen...

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  • La loi du rêveur

    La loi du rêveur

    "L’ampoule du projecteur a explosé en plein Fellini. Minne et moi regardions Amarcord du fond de notre lit. — Ah ! Non ! Merde ! J’ai flanqué une chaise sur une table et je suis monté à l’assaut ...

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  • Diane demande un recomptage

    Diane demande un recomptage

     « — Jacques (j’ai soufflé intérieurement, du calme, Diane, du calme)… j’ai des amis incroyables, une job gratifiante, un nouveau chum (il a très légèrement sursauté, moi aussi), je me suis jamais ...

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  • Théo à jamais

    Théo à jamais

    Béatrice travaille au montage d’un documentaire sur les tueries de masse quand elle reçoit un appel des États-Unis. Son mari, conférencier invité à l’Université de Miami, et leur fils Théo, parti l...

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  • La Fileuse d'argent

    La Fileuse d'argent

    Petite-fille et fille de prêteur, Miryem ne peut que constater l’échec de son père. Généreux avec ses clients mais réticent à leur réclamer son dû, il a dilapidé la dot de sa femme et mis la famill...

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  • Boat-People

    Boat-People

    Boat-People

    Traduit de l’anglais par Véronique Lessard et Marc Charron Résumé Mahindan et son fils de six ans accostent en Colombie-Britannique avec cinq cents compatriotes réfugiés, portés par le rêve de l...

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  • Je n'en ai jamais parlé à personne

    Je n'en ai jamais parlé à personne

    «En octobre 2017, devant la vague de témoignages suscitée par le mouvement #moiaussi, j’ai senti une urgence : une fois sorties du silence, nous ne devions pas y retourner. C’est la raison pour laq...

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  • Vie de Gérard Fulmard

    Vie de Gérard Fulmard

    La carrière de Gérard Fulmard n’a pas assez retenu l’attention du public. Peut-être était-il temps qu’on en dresse les grandes lignes. Après des expériences diverses et peu couronnées de succès, F...

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  • On se perd toujours par accident

    On se perd toujours par accident

    Traduit de l’anglais par Arianne Des Rochers et Natasha Kanapé Fontaine Résumé Dans ce deuxième recueil visionnaire, qui constitue la suite de Cartographie de l’amour décolonial (2018), Simpson...

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  • Cadres noirs

    Cadres noirs

    Alain Delambre est un cadre de cinquante-sept ans anéanti par quatre années de chômage sans espoir. Ancien DRH, il accepte des petits jobs démoralisants. À son sentiment de faillite personnelle s’a...

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  • In Search of April Raintree

    In Search of April Raintree

    Two young sisters are taken from their home and family. Powerless to change their fortunes, they are separated, and each put into different foster homes. Yet over the years, the bond between them g...

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  • The Widows

    The Widows

    Refusing to accept being dismissed by a society that leaves little space for old women, three friends plan a daring and extraordinary adventure Hannelore, Clotilde, and Frau Schnadelhuber are tire...

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  • Disappearing Moon Café

    Disappearing Moon Café

    A Novel

    Disappearing Moon Cafe was a stunning debut novel that has become a Canadian literary classic. An unflinchingly honest portrait of a Chinese Canadian family that pulses with life and moral tensions...

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  • Adam's Tree

    Adam's Tree

    Adam’s Tree is a fictional account of life on the Cowesses First Nation in Saskatchewan during the 1940’s and 50’s.This period in history finds forces like regulatory policy, World War II, systemic...

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  • The Shore Girl

    The Shore Girl

    A Novel

    Winner of the 2013 Alberta Readers’ Choice Award Rebee Shore’s life is fragmented. She’s forever on the move, ricocheting around Alberta, guided less than capably by her dysfunctional mother Eliza...

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  • An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading

    An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading

    The geopolitics of empire had already prepared me for this…coloniality constructs outsides and insides—worlds to be chosen, disturbed, interpreted, and navigated—in order to live something like a r...

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  • I Will See You Again

    I Will See You Again

    When the author learns of the death of her brother overseas, she embarks on a journey to bring him home. Through memories and dreams of all they shared together and through her Dene traditions, she...

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • Northwest Resistance

    Northwest Resistance

    Vol. 1

    Northwest Resistance is volume three in the graphic novel series, A Girl Called Echo.

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • To float, to drown, to close up, to open

    To float, to drown, to close up, to open

    In this collection, E. Alex Pierce enters the territory of memory embedded in landscape where “language tied to the land” evokes the cadence of tidal rivers and creates a fluid world. She traces th...

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  • Ghosts Still Linger

    Ghosts Still Linger

    In the arena, she shot cigarettes and coins from her trusting husband’s hand. Some women wished she would miss. —from “Little Sure Shot” Kat Cameron’s poetry illuminates the unsung perspectives ...

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