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From the Country: Writings About Rural Canada

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Camden House Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35808645


0921820216 303 pages. Takes on the accepted wisdom about rural existence, sometimes challenging it, sometimes affirming it and sometimes turning it on its head. Fiction appears beside non-fiction, Canadian authors beside American, and eccentric and unpredictable characters jostle conventional citizens. Powerful authors such as Matt Cohen and Edna Staebler articulate the powerful relationship between the land and the people who live on it. Unmarked. Negligible wear. ... View more info

Vancouver Fiction

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winlaw, BC, Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35809204


0919591051 198 pages. "An outstanding centennial collection by Vancouver's world-class writers!" - front cover. A baker's dozen of brilliant literary confections - by Vancouverites about Vancouver. Average wear. unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

Modern Canadian Plays V.1

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 35800257


0889223394 414 pages including bibliography. "An accurate, positive and somewhat feisty overview of Canadian theatre since 1967. In terms of range and choice, it is a hands-down victory for this long-committed Vancouver-based theatre publishing specialist." - Don Rubin, Canadian Forum. Brings together the classics of the early contemporary Canadian stage. Unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Profiles in Canadian Literature 7: Volume 7

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515A9709


1550021451 167 pages. "... an essential tool for secondary and post-secondary teachers of Canadian literature." - from back cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Worthy working copy. View more info

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Margaret Laurence - Al Purdy, A Friendship in Letters: Selected Correspondence

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 358A3938


0771052561 380 pages. "The letters are like a workshop in creative writing, providing inside information on the process of transmuting experiences into art." - The Financial Post. Bit of liquid paper upon title page else tight, clean and unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

One Woman's Voice - a collection of prose, Poetry, and Art

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Parksville, British Columbia, Canada, Riftwood Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51506718


0968044743 112 pages. Poems and stories interspersed with lovely colourful paintings. A delightful book to own or give to a good friend. - Eswyn Lyster Author lives in Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island. View more info

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The Fitzhenry & Whiteside fireside book of Canadian Christmas

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86203058A


0889029903 219 pages. "Lucy Maud Montgomery, Stephen Leacock, Grey Owl, Mazo do la Roche, Hugh MacLennan, and Robertson Davies - these and many other Canadian writers are featured in this distinguished anthology of stories, poems, recollections, recipes and games: a truly warmhearted collection of the finest of Canadian Christmas from the 17th century to the present day. - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

The Bushman - A Saga of the Yukon *SIGNED COPY*

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Whitehorse, YK, Northbush Publications: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 35800932


1896079008 134 pages. A wild and merciless land - but no wilder than the misfits who live there. Travel with Dan Hall as he meets Indians, hermits, wolves and grizzly bears in his search for gold and romance. Bookplate upon half-title page. Unmarked. Clean with light wear. One inch crease to top corner of front cover. Nice copy. View more info

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The Best of Hopscotch

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, Norquay Printers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C5071


0969227604 179 pages. Archival black and white illustrations. A compilation of the author's newspaper columns. In this book "... readers can experience the best of life in a particular corner of Manitoba and abroad - written, as it was lived, with liberal dashes of Stewart humour." - Helen Mulligan. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The Hatchwell Papers *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Stellar Desktop: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869A6911


0969640927 123 pages. "In this his first book of fiction, the author draws upon extensive experiences in war service and medical practice to create The Hatchwell Papers... In short, it is the life and times of The Rev. James Robin Hatchwell, B.D., M.M. (Military Medal)." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked but for ink stamp atop title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

The CTR Anthology: Fifteen Plays from Canadian Theatre Review (Heritage)

By: N/A

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86902353


080206812X 683 pages. Brings together fifteen of the most significant plays published in Canadian Theatre Review between 1974 and 1991. Most have been out of print since their appearance in the journal. Includes lost classics such as Ten Lost Years and This is For You, Anna. Moderate wear. Average quantity of markings to contents. Rubber stamp upon half-title page. Solid copy in bright red covers. View more info

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Class Act Readings for Canadian Writers

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51504918


0774735562 272 pages. Index. "Offers students a wide selection of readings that communicate effectively and with style." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal markings. Sound working copy. View more info

Trace: Prairie Writers on Writing

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Turnstone Pr: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51507353


0888011024 328 pages. A collection of writing from some of the finest writers on the prairies. These statements take the forms of essays, interviews, rants, manifestos, notes and poems, most of which were written expressly for this book. A vibrant current of voices that sounds the depth and breadth of Canadian prairie writing. Underlining in first 15 pages only. View more info

Defy the Raven?

By: N/A

Price: $48.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Self-Published: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800251


0889259682 208 pages. "There is no Tamarac River Station on Vancouver Island, but there have been military installations resembling it. The physical setting certainly exists, with the same heavy rainfall and dense bush, inhabited by cougars, bears, trumpeter swans and ravens. The actors in the book are imaginary, involved in incidents which very often took place in a different time and different locality, and have been added to, or borrowed from, to suit the deman... View more info

The Maritime experience (Themes in Canadian literature)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800745


0770512666 122 pages. It is hoped this anthology will reveal the blend of vigour and maturity that typifies the writing of Atlantic Canada, as well as the elements of tragedy and comedy that comprise the Maritime experience. Several school stamps, etc, else unmarked. Light to moderate wear. Nice solid copy. View more info

Intertidal Life

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, General Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35801348


0773673326 282 pages. "Thomas has a faultless ear for dialogue, for how people sound... And she has a camera eye for physical detail." - Margaret Atwood. With cover art by E.J. Hughes. Above average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Some yellowing to pages. View more info

Canadian humour and satire (Themes in Canadian literature)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800746


0770512631 122 pages. Within the ranks of its professional writers and cartoonists, Canada has always enjoyed a splendid corps of humorists and satirists who have consistently entertained us, diverted us, and chided us. In doing so, these Canadian authors have found a place, not only on our bookshelves, but in our minds and hearts. Several school stamps, etc, else unmarked. Moderate wear. Nice solid copy. View more info

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Profiles in Canadian Literature 8: Volume 8 (v. 8)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515A9708


155002146X 155 pages. "An essential tool for secondary and post-secondary teachers of Canadian literature." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Somewhat-above average wear. View more info

Stretch Marks, Three Kids, Thirty-Six and Single

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Mildmay, ON, Canada, Mother Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51506984


0969490801 279 pages. Suzanne is freshly out of a squirrelly marriage, doing the two-step around loneliness, rejection, lust and more mess. Three children give her reason to get up in the morning, the single's dance provides reason to stay up late, and the interactions between dancers three sandwiches short of a picnic, are almost enough for Suzanne to lose reason altogether. To know Suzanne is to love yourself. Moderate wear and soiling. Very minor quantity of wate... View more info

Jump

By: Ackerman, Marianne

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Mcarthur & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51507460


155278133X 349 pages. Funny, moving and wonderfully insightful, JUMP is both a love story and a cri de coeur from Canada's most romantic city, caught, like Myra, in the throes of change. Touch of curl to front cover. Attractive illustrated covers. View more info