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Books Celebrating the Outdoors PaddLing ParTnerS Fifty Years of northern Canoe Travel by Bruce W. Hodgins and Carol Hodgins 978-1-55002-761-7 $24.99, £13.99 paper Stories of shared canoe travel — the joys, challenges, and triumphs.

The LaST STand a Journey Through the ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the niagara escarpment by Peter E. Kelly and Douglas W. Larson 978-1-897045-19-0 $39.95, £19.99 paper

The Cabin a Search for Personal Sanctuary by Hap Wilson 978-1-897045-05-3 $24.95, £17.50 paper The author takes us on his journey to his peaceful wilderness log cabin existence.

CaPTuring The FrenCh river images along One of Canada’s Most Famous Waterways, 1910–1927 by Wayne Kelly 978-1-897045-23-7 $27.99, £14.99 paper

This full-colour book reveals the existence of an ancient cedar forest on the Niagara Escarpment.

Photos from a rare private collection along the historic French River.

ebb and FLOW Tides and Life on Our Once and Future Planet by Tom Koppel 978-1-55002-726-6 $26.99, £14.99 paper

naTure FirST Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way edited by Bob Henderson & Nils Vikander 978-1-897045-21-3 $29.99, £15.99 paper

Drawing on history, science, and memories, this book demonstrates the complexity of tides and how they affect us.

An approach to creating a relationship between humans and the natural environment.

The Lure OF FaraWaY PLaCeS reflections on Wilderness and Solitude by Herb Pohl 978-1-897045-24-4 $27.95, £14.99 paper

nOW YOu KnOW exTreMe WeaTher The Little book of answers by Doug Lennox 978-1-55002-743-3 $9.99, £5.99 paper

Herb Pohl, solo wilderness canoe traveller, left a legacy of stories of an individual alone in the wilderness.

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Trivia on phenomena like global warming, killer hurricanes, and other weather extremes. ISBN: 978-1-55002-879--9

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Table of Contents Canada in Sudan Caribou and the North Fortune Favours the Brave Dancing in the Sky Mohawks on the Nile Hidden in the Enemy’s Sight The Yellow Briar Africa’s Children Belleville High on the Big Stone Heart Unbuilt Toronto Toronto Leaside Now You Know Big Book of Answers 2 Now You Know Christmas Now You Know Weddings Now You Know Divorce Now You Know Golf Now You Know Hockey Vilhjalmur Stefansson Robertson Davies On the Wings of the Wind 100 Canadian Heroines Women of Beaver Hall In Your Best Interest

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Running Away to Sea Eight Decades John Arpin The Mountain Knows No Expert Labours of Love More True Tales of the Paranormal The Big Book of Canadian Ghost Stories A World of UFOs Granite Mary Wakefield The Building of Jalna The Jalna Series Woodstock Rising Depth of Field Outside the Line Snakes & Ladders Doom Lake Holiday Hate Cell Mackenzie, Lost and Found Faster Than Wind The Young City True Stories of Rescue and Survival Spring/Summer 2008 Roundup Title Index Author Index

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CANADA IN SUDAN

War Without Borders by Peter Pigott

978-1-55002-849-2 264 pages, cloth 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 40 colour and b&w photos, map, glossary, notes, bibliography, index $35.00 £20.00 October History

By the same author: An ancient Arab proverb states, “When Allah made the Sudan, he laughed.” Had he known the country’s future, he would have done better to cry. To most of the world, Sudan means Darfur and the tragedy of atrocities and ethnic cleansing that has occurred there. Canada’s first involvement in Sudan was in 1884, when Canadian voyageurs were recruited to help rescue General Gordon, who was besieged in Khartoum by the Mahdi. Canada in Sudan introduces Canadians to this massive, troubled nation, telling the story from ancient times through to the modern era and the work of Canadian archaeologists, aid organizations, and Canadian Forces military observers deployed to Sudan as part of Operation Safari.

Canada in Afghanistan 978-1-55002-674-0 $35.00, £18.00 cloth

On March 30, 2007, Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter MacKay said, “Sudan is an almost perfect storm of conflict, dislocation, underdevelopment, and brutality.” Perhaps he was confirming that Canada will be in Sudan for a very long time. Peter Pigott is the author of 14 previous books, including the bestselling Canada in Afghanistan. A well-known aviation writer, he has also published Wings Across Canada, Wingwalkers, and Royal Transport. He lives in Ottawa. Wings Across Canada 978-1-55002-412-8 $44.99, £23.99 cloth 1

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Caribou and the North

A Shared Future edited by Monte Hummel and Justina C. Ray forewords by Robert Redford and Stephen Kakfwi sketches by Robert Bateman 978-1-55002-839-3 320 pages, cloth 8" x 10", 203 x 254 mm 110 colour and b&w photos and drawings, 20 maps, 30 charts and graphs, case studies, appendix, notes, index $50.00 £29.00 August Nature

Of related interest:

“If the caribou die, then we die.” These few words speak eloquently to the significance of caribou for northern peoples. They were spoken not by a wise old chief, but by a 13-year-old Dene youth in 2007 during a hearing regarding uranium exploration on the caribou wintering grounds. Right now there is urgent, widespread concern about the future of the most central of species: caribou. Caribou and the North brings both the facts and the feelings of the current situation to a North American readership. The writers look at why we need to conserve the caribou, the threats that have faced caribou in the past, present, and future, and the actions that we can take. Also included is an appendix with up-to-date information on the range, movements, habitats, numbers, population trends, and key threats to caribou in North America. Justina C. Ray is the director of Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, and a Research Associate at the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology at the Royal Ontario Museum. She lives in Toronto.

The Last Stand 978-1-897045-19-0 $39.95, £19.99 paper

Monte Hummel has served on the boards of many Canadian and international conservation societies, was co-founder of Pollution Probe, and became president of WWF Canada in 1985. He is the author of Wintergreen, Protecting Canada’s Endangered Species, and Wild Hunters. He lives in Toronto.

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“If the caribou die, then we die.” — Michael Van Leewen, Lutsel K’e, Northwest Territories

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FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE

Tales of Courage and Tenacity in Canadian Military History edited by Colonel Bernd Horn foreword by Senator Roméo Dallaire 978-1-55002-841-6 384 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 78 b&w photos, 5 maps, notes, index $35.00 £20.00 January History By the same author: Many Canadians see the role their country’s military plays in Afghanistan as an anomaly. However, this assumption is far from the truth. As U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has commented, “Canadians are fierce fighters.” Fortune Favours the Brave certainly proves this point in a collection of essays that showcases the fighting spirit and courage of Canada’s military. Show No Fear 978-1-55002-816-4 $35.00, £18.00 paper

Establishing a Legacy 978-1-55002-817-1 $39.95, £20.00 paper

Daring actions featured in the book include the intrepid assault on the Fortress of Louisbourg and the cat-and-mouse struggle between Canadian partisans and Rogers’s Rangers in the Seven Years’ War in the 1750s; the seesaw battle for the Niagara frontier in the War of 1812; an innovative trench raid in the First World War; the valiant parachute assault to penetrate the Third Reich in the Second World War; the infamous battle at Kap’yong in the Korean War; covert submarine operations during the Cold War; the Medak Pocket clash in Croatia in the early 1990s; and Operation Medusa in Afghanistan. Colonel Bernd Horn is an experienced infantry officer who is currently serving as the deputy commander of Canada’s Special Operations Forces Command. He is an adjunct professor of history at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, and has authored, co-authored, edited, and co-edited more than 20 books, including The Canadian Way of War.

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Dancing in the Sky

The Royal Flying Corps in Canada by C.W. Hunt

978-1-55002-864-5 352 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 50 b&w archival photos, charts, and maps; appendices, notes, bibliography, index $28.99 £16.99 November History

Dancing in the Sky is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilot–training initiative established by the British in response to the terrible losses occurring in the skies over Europe in 1916. This program, up and running in under six months despite enormous obstacles, launched Canada into the age of flight ahead of the United States. The results enabled the Allies to regain control of the skies and eventually win the war, but at a terrible price. Flying was in its infancy and pilot training primitive. This is the story of the talented and courageous men and women who made the training program a success, complete with the romance, tragedy, humour, and pathos that accompany an account of such heroic proportions. A valuable addition to Canada’s military history, this book will appeal to all who enjoy an exceptional adventure story embedded in Canada’s past.

By the same author:

C.W. Hunt, a former history teacher, business executive, and entrepreneur, retired from business to devote his energies to writing in 1996. He has written six books on the history of the Belleville area including Booze, Boats and Billions and Gentleman Charlie and the Lady Rum Runner. He lives in Belleville, Ontario. Whisky and Ice 978-1-55002-249-0 $16.99, £8.50 paper 5

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Mohawks on the Nile

Natives among the Canadian Voyageurs in Egypt, 1884–1885 by Carl Benn

978-1-55002-867-6 192 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 30 b& w photos, maps, timeline, appendix, notes, bibliography, index $29.99 £17.99 January History

Mohawks on the Nile explores the absorbing history of 60 Aboriginal men who left their trade in the Ottawa River timber industry to participate in a military expedition that took them far up the Nile River. They were to use their skills as boatmen to transport an Anglo-Egyptian army through the Nile’s treacherous cataracts as it attempted to reach Khartoum to relieve Sudan’s governor-general, Major-General Charles “Chinese” Gordon, besieged by Muslim nationalists. The Mohawks formed part of the larger Canadian Voyageur Corps, which garnered considerable praise for its work, the Mohawks in particular winning great accolades. By the same author:

Historic Fort York, 1793–1993 978-0-920474-79-2 $29.95, £20.99 paper

This little-known but fascinating tale resonates with subjects of interest today, especially given the place of the Muslim world in the consciousness of Western countries and the widespread desire to understand First Nations history better. Included are memoirs of two Mohawk veterans of the campaign, Louis Jackson and James Deer, along with pertinent maps, period illustrations, and an annotated roll of the participating Mohawks. Dr. Carl Benn is Chief Curator of the City of Toronto’s Museums and Heritage Services. He has taught history and museum studies at the University of Toronto, restored historical buildings, including 1813–15 structures at Fort York, and has produced a range of Internet resources. He lives in Toronto.

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HIDDEN IN THE ENEMY’S SIGHT

Resisting the Third Reich from Within by Jan Kamieński foreword by the Right Honourable Edward R. Schreyer 978-1-55002-854-6 264 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 25 b&w photos $26.99 £15.99 November History Of related interest: For 16-year-old Jan Kamieński, life as he knows it ends when Germany invades Poland on September 1, 1939. After a great deal of hardship, he joins the Polish Resistance and eventually, in 1941, is sent to Dresden, Germany, to take up Underground activities there. Armed with false papers, he works at various jobs, maintains a clandestine stopover for Allied couriers, produces Polish-language news bulletins for Poles housed in forced-labour camps, and does everything he can within the heartland of the Third Reich to sabotage the Nazis’ war effort. Among Kamieńksi’s many horrific experiences is his survival during the terrible firebombing of Dresden in February 1945.

D-Day 978-1-55002-492-0 $29.99, £15.99 paper

After the war, the author becomes a translator in East Germany for the Russian occupiers, studies at the art academy in Dresden, and eventually finds work as an artist. In 1948, after marrying a German woman, he escapes the Soviet zone, is brutally interrogated in a Polish “reception centre” in West Germany, and finally immigrates to Canada in 1949. Jan Kamieński was born in Poznań, Poland, in 1923 and in 1949 he immigrated to Winnipeg. From 1958 to 1980 he was an editorial cartoonist and writer, art critic, and columnist for the Winnipeg Tribune. Between 1980 and 1988, he was an editorial cartoonist for the Winnipeg Sun. He lives in Winnipeg.

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THE YELLOW BRIAR

A Story of the Irish on the Canadian Countryside by Patrick Slater introduction by Michael Gnarowski 978-1-55002-848-5 192 pages, paper 5.5" x 8.5", 140 x 216 mm $18.99 £10.99 January Voyageur Classics Fiction

Of related interest: Folktale, memoir, fiction, literary hoax, The Yellow Briar is all of these. Ostensibly the charming remembrance of an Irish orphan who escapes the Great Famine of 1840s Ireland and comes to the New World to seek a fresh start on the streets of Toronto and in the pioneer hinterland of Canada West (Ontario), the book was actually a fictional humbug perpetrated by John Mitchell, a Toronto lawyer, who first published the tale in 1933. Maria Chapdelaine 978-1-55002-712-9 $14.95, £7.99 paper

Patrick Slater, the protagonist of the “memoir,” is said to have died in 1924 but not before setting his saga down on paper. And what an account it is! The Globe and Mail felt that the book “gives a picture of Ontario to be found in no other work of fiction we know and has won for itself a permanent place in Canadian literature.” If nothing else, Slater/Mitchell captures perfectly the lilt of the Irish and the wry wisdom of an old soul to paint an affecting portrait of trials and tribulations in a long-ago time. Patrick Slater was the pseudonym of John Mitchell (1880–1951), a Toronto lawyer.

Canadian Exploration Literature 978-1-55002-661-0 $29.99, £15.99 paper

Michael Gnarowski co-edited The Making of Modern Poetry in Canada, compiled The Concise Bibliography of English Canadian Literature, edited the Critical Views on Canadian Writers Series for McGraw-Hill Ryerson, and was for many years the general editor of the Carleton Library Series. He lives in Kemptville, Ontario.

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Africa’s Children

A History of Blacks in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia by Sharon Robart-Johnson 978-1-55002-862-1 224 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 50 b&w archival photos, posters, certificates, and maps; appendices, notes, bibliography, index $28.99 £16.99 January History

Of related interest: Africa’s Children, chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, is a mirror image of the hopes and despairs and the achievements and injustices that mark the early stories of many African-Canadians. This extensively researched history traces the lives of those people, still enslaved at the time, who arrived with the influx of Black Loyalists and landed in Shelburne in 1783, as well as those who had come with their masters as early as 1767. Their migration to a new home did little to improve their overall living conditions, a situation that would persist for many years throughout Yarmouth County. Ontario’s African-Canadian Heritage 978-1-55002-814-0 By drawing on a comprehensive range of sources that include census and cemetery $28.99, £15.99 paper records, church and school histories, libraries, museums, oral histories, newspapers, wills, The Black Loyalist Directory, and many others, the author has written a history overlooked for far too long. Sharon Robart-Johnson became involved in genealogical research in the 1990s. A thirteenth-generation Nova Scotian, her Robart African roots in Nova Scotia have been dated back to 1810, while her Wesley ancestral roots can be traced to the mid-1700s. She lives in the one-time all-Black community of Greenville, Nova Scotia. The Underground Railroad 978-1-896219-86-8 $14.95, £10.50 paper 9

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Belleville

A Popular History by Gerry Boyce

978-1-55002-863-8 224 pages, paper 9" x 9", 230 x 230 mm 75 archival and current b&w photos; charts, maps, appendix, notes, bibliography, index $32.99 £18.99 October History

Belleville, on the shores of the Bay of Quinte, traces its beginnings to the arrival of the United Empire Loyalists. For 30 years the centre of the present city was reserved for the Mississauga First Nation. White settlers who built dwellings and businesses on the land paid annual rent to them until the land was “surrendered” and a town plot laid out in 1816. The new town quickly became an important lumbering, farming, and manufacturing centre. Early influences include the Marmora Iron Works of the 1820s, the first railway in 1856, Ontario’s first gold rush in 1866, and prominent citizens such as noted pioneer author Susanna Moodie and Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Canada’s fifth prime minister. Of related interest:

This is a personal history of Belleville, based on Gerry Boyce’s half-century of research. Embedded throughout are interesting and obscure stories about scandals, murders, and hauntings — the underbelly of the growth of a city. Gerry Boyce’s involvement with the Belleville area includes 32 years in education, and key roles in establishing the Hastings County Historical Society and two county museums. Boyce currently serves as Heritage Advisor and workshop coordinator for the Hastings County Historical Society’s Heritage Centre. He lives in Belleville.

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High on the Big Stone Heart

And Further Adventures in the Boreal Heartland by Charles Wilkins 978-1-55002-865-2 256 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 40 b&w photos, index $26.99 £15.99 October History

High on the Big Stone Heart is a collection of colourful, insightful essays that explore the new realities of Northwestern Ontario, in particular Thunder Bay and the north shore of Lake Superior. Wilkins, having personal experience with influences that shape the lives of northerners, skillfully reveals the new faces of the North, including, among others, Brenda Small, a Native feminist and a progressive voice in education; Graham Kardash and his high-tech paleo-DNA lab; and the five Staal brothers, the champagne toast of the modern NHL. Experience Wilkins’s timely, often humorous forays into the more traditional fascinations of the area: boatbuilding, boreal forests, the massive rocky terrain, caribou herds, and the north “coast” of Lake Superior, with its historic village life and mysteries. Follow the writer into the mystique of the wilderness and out onto the Trans-Canada Pipeline, one of the world’s foremost (but least known) viewing sites for wildlife.

By the same author:

Charles Wilkins taught creative writing from 1980 to 2007 at the University of Manitoba, Lakehead University, Red River College, and Yukon College. He is the author of 11 books, including Walk to New York and The Circus at the End of the Earth. He lives in Thunder Bay. Breakfast at the Hoito 978-1-896219-33-2 $18.95, £12.99 paper 11

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Unbuilt Toronto

A History of the City That Might Have Been by Mark Osbaldeston 978-1-55002-835-5 240 pages, paper 9" x 9", 230 x 230 mm 150 b&w illustrations $26.99 £15.99 October History

Of related interest: Unbuilt Toronto explores the failed architectural dreams of Toronto. Delving into unfulfilled and largely forgotten visions for grand public buildings, landmark skyscrapers, roads and highways, transit systems, and sports and recreation venues, the authors outline such ambitious but ultimately unrealized schemes as St. Alban’s Cathedral, the “Newark 2011” subway system, and a 1911 city plan that would have resulted in a Paris-by-the-Lake. A Toronto Album 978-0-88882-242-0 $24.99, £12.99 paper

Readers will lament the loss of some projects (such as the planned construction boom for the Olympics), be thankful for the loss of others (“City Hall was supposed to look like that?!?”), and marvel at the downtown that could have been (with underground roads and walkways in the sky). With an eye on the future as well as the past, the author takes stock of Toronto’s status quo in 2008 and offers some bold predictions on the city’s architectural future.

A Toronto Album 2 978-1-55002-393-0 $24.99, £12.99 paper

Mark Osbaldeston has written about architecture and city planning for the National Post and eye weekly, and has reviewed architecture books for Quill & Quire. A lawyer, he practises in both the private and public sectors, with a special emphasis on municipal and planning law. He lives in Toronto.

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Toronto

The Way We Were by Mike Filey

978-1-55002-842-3 264 pages, cloth 9" x 9", 230 x 230 mm 100 b&w and colour illustrations $45.00 £26.00 October History

By the same author: For decades Toronto historian Mike Filey has regaled readers with stories of the city’s past through its landmarks, neighbourhoods, streetscapes, social customs, pleasure palaces, politics, sporting events, celebrities, and defining moments. Now, in one lavishly illustrated volume, he serves up the best of his meditations on everything from the Royal York Hotel, the Flatiron Building, and the Necropolis to Massey Hall, the Palais Royale, and the Canadian National Exhibition, with streetcar jaunts through Cabbagetown, the Annex, Rosedale, and Little Italy and trips down memory lane with Mary Pickford, Glenn Miller, Bob Hope, and Ed Mirvish. Filey recounts in vivid detail the devastation of city disasters such as Hurricane Hazel and the Great Fire of 1904 and spins yarns about doughnut shops old and new, milk deliveries by horse, swimming at Lake Ontario’s beaches, Sunday blue laws, and how both World Wars affected Torontonians.

Toronto Sketches 9 978-1-55002-613-9 $19.99, £9.99 paper

Mike Filey has written nearly two dozen books on various facets of Toronto’s past, including A Toronto Album and The TTC Story. For more than 25 years he has contributed a popular column, “The Way We Were,” to the Toronto Sunday Sun. He lives in Toronto. Toronto Sketches 8 978-1-55002-527-9 $22.99, £10.99 paper 13

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Back in Print! Leaside

Second Edition by Jane Pitfield 978-1-55002-875-1 336 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 156 b&w photos, 11 illustrations (sketches, diagrams, ads, newspaper clipping), 7 maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index $28.00 £16.00 September History Previous edition 978-1-896219-54-7

Of related interest: Leaside is a most comprehensive look at the people, significant events, and built heritage of this distinctive community. Named after John Lea, a successful farmer, whose house, built in 1829, is believed to be the first brick house in York County, Leaside grew from a railway settlement into a prosperous urban town.

The TTC Story 978-1-55002-244-5 $19.99, £9.99 paper

With its roots embedded in the history of three railways, Leaside has a unique industrial heritage that played a key role in the war effort during both World Wars and was home to the Durant Motors of Canada and later the Nash cars, Canada Wire and Cable, and the popular Thorncliffe Race Track. Did you know that Canada’s first airmail delivery touched down in Leaside and that an Olympiccalibre ski jump once operated in the Don Valley? Jane Pitfield’s Leaside represents a nostalgic journey into the heritage of a most remarkable neighbourhood, still proudly retaining its identity as part of Toronto. Jane Pitfield began living in Leaside in 1984. She quickly became involved with the community organizations and was elected as school trustee and later as city councillor for the City of Toronto. A champion of the Leaside Library, she remains active in a variety of community activities.

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NOW YOU KNOW BIG BOOK OF ANSWERS 2

A Collection of Classics with 150 Fascinating New Items by Doug Lennox 978-1-55002-871-3 496 pages, paper 7" x 10", 180 x 250 mm 30 b&w illustrations $29.99 £14.99 September Trivia

Once again Doug Lennox, the toastmaster of trivia, serves up a mammoth selection of some of his most cherished Q&As culled from his previous books. Also featured in this wide-ranging compendium are 150 brand-new questions answered with Doug’s inimitable flair for unearthing intriguing arcana on everything from animals and the arts to superstitions and show business. Customs, conventions, expressions, everyday words, rituals, and traditions — Doug has dug deep to deliver the goods on a vast array of perplexing subjects. • Why is a warm autumn called “Indian summer”? • What is the origin of “nicknames”? • Why is a decorated parade vehicle called a “float”? • Why is the rubber around a car wheel called a “tire”? • Why are sailors known as “tars”? • Why is a bad dream called a “nightmare”? • Why are published periodicals called “magazines”? Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and has shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, James Garner, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Charles Bronson, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and myriad others. He lives in Toronto.

In the same series:

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Now You Know Christmas

Now You Know Weddings

Now You Know Divorce

From oversized socks filled with treats to firs in living rooms and strange stories and songs, Christmas makes us all scratch our heads every now and then. In Now You Know Christmas, jolly old Doug Lennox stuffs your stockings full of answers to the questions we’ve all asked ourselves over the years.

From the engagement to the honeymoon, the act of getting married is surrounded with tradition and superstition. In Now You Know Weddings, Q&A toastmaster Doug Lennox expounds on the mysteries behind historic wedding rituals and explores the past, present, and future of this enduring ceremony.

For obvious reasons, divorce is as ancient as marriage itself, though Voltaire once quipped, “I think that marriage is a few weeks older.” In Now You Know Divorce, Doug Lennox, the supreme justice of Q&A, brings down the gavel on everything from adultery to Zwingli and child custody to palimony.

978-1-55002-745-7 Available

• How fast would Santa Claus need to travel in order to visit all the children in the world on Christmas Eve? • Why did the Wise Men bring gold, frankincense, and myrrh as gifts? • Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? • Why is “Xmas” a short form of “Christmas”? • Who was “Good King Wenceslas”?

978-1-55002-836-2 July

• What is the origin of the word wedding? • Why does the bride throw her bouquet? • Why are cakes served at weddings? • Where did the expression “tie the knot” come from? • Why does a bride have bridesmaids? • How did the custom of a dowry originate?

978-1-55002-838-6 July

• What are the odds of getting divorced in Canada and in the United States? • How is global warming related to divorce? • How did alimony originate? • How many wives did King Henry VIII actually divorce? • What are the 10 most costly celebrity divorces?

96 pages, 5” x 7”, 127 x 178 mm $9.99, £5.99 paper

Also available:

Now You Know Extreme Weather 978-1-55002-743-3

Now You Know Pirates 978-1-55002-806-5

Now You Know Crime Scenes 978-1-55002-774-7

Now You Know Disasters 978-1-55002-807-2

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

NOW YOU KNOW GOLF

The Book of Answers by Doug Lennox

978-1-55002-870-6 192 pages, paper 6” x 9", 150 x 230 mm $19.99 £10.99 September Trivia

Now You Know Hockey

Everybody seems to be a golfer or at least knows someone who is. The game is one of the world’s most popular sports, and now Doug Lennox, the links pro of Q&A, hits the green with a barrage of golfing trivia on everything from albatrosses and barkies to Vardon grips and zingers. All the titans, male and female, take a swing, including Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Kathy Whitworth, Vijay Singh, Annika Sörenstam, Michelle Wie, and, of course, Tiger Woods. • What is the oldest playing golf course in the world? • Where was golf invented? • How does the term sandbagger connect golf with criminals? • What member of British royalty introduced golf to Continental Europe? • Who was the first female golfer to compete in a major men’s professional match? • What type of golf club did astronaut Alan Shepard use on the moon?

As Canadians, we all think we know hockey inside and out, but Doug Lennox, the head referee of Q&A, delivers the score on everything from All-Stars to Zambonis and stickhandles the skinny on who wore the first mask in hockey, how the term hat trick originated, and just where hockey was invented. Along the way, you’ll discover all sorts of fascinating things about the giants of the game, from Jean Béliveau and Sidney Crosby to Gordie Howe and Alexander Ovechkin.

The Book of Answers by Doug Lennox

978-1-55002-869-0 192 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm $19.99 £10.99 September Trivia

• Who was the first black player in the NHL? • Where did the word deke come from? • What was the greatest women’s hockey team of all time? • How did the Rocket Richard riot start? • Who was the first Russian to play in the NHL? • When was the Stanley Cup not awarded? • What team beat Canada for the gold medal in the 1936 Winter Olympics?

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VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON

Arctic Adventurer by Tom Henighan

978-1-55002-874-4 192 pages, paper 5.5” x 8.5", 140 x 216 mm 12 b&w photos, chronology, sources, index $19.99 £11.99 February Quest Library Series Biography

In the same series:

John Franklin 978-0-9688166-1-5 $15.95, £9.99 paper

Louis Riel 978-1-894852-26-5 $17.95, £10.99 paper

Born in Manitoba of Icelandic parents, Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879–1962) became one of Canada’s most famous and controversial Arctic explorers. After graduate studies in anthropology at Harvard University, Stefansson lived with and studied Inuit in the Mackenzie River Delta in the Northwest Territories in the winter of 1906–07. In two subsequent expeditions he completed a major anthropological survey of the Central and Western Arctic coasts and islands of North America; located and lived with the Copper Inuit, a previously unknown group of aboriginal people; and discovered the world’s last major land masses. During his third and final great Arctic expedition from 1913 to 1918, some of Stefansson’s men perished tragically, an outcome that severely damaged his reputation. Nevertheless, the hardy explorer contributed immensely to knowledge about the Far North, particularly in his championing of the “Friendly Arctic.” Part scientist, part showman, Vilhjalmur Stefansson was truly unique among polar adventurers. Tom Henighan is the author of several novels for young people, including Viking Quest, Viking Terror (nominated for the Ottawa Book Award), Mercury Man (nominated for the Red Maple Award), and Demon in My View. In 2008 he was honoured with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Award for his contributions to culture in Ottawa, where he lives.

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ROBERTSON DAVIES

Magician of Words by Nicholas Maes

978-1-55002-872-0 192 pages, paper 5.5” x 8.5", 140 x 216 mm 12 b&w photos, chronology, sources, index $19.99 £11.99 February Quest Library Series Biography

In the same series: Born in Thamesville, Ontario, a student at Queen’s University in Kingston in the 1930s, and editor and later publisher of the Peterborough Examiner from the 1940s to the mid-1960s, playwright, essayist, critic, professor, and novelist Robertson Davies (1913–1995) was one of Canada’s pre-eminent literary voices for more than a half-century. Davies, with his generous beard and donnish manner, was the very epitome of the “man of letters,” a term he abhorred. Best known for his Deptford Trilogy of novels (Fifth Business, The Manticore, World of Wonders), he also wrote two other trilogies (Salterton and Cornish) and was at work on the third volume of another trilogy (Toronto) when he died. With a life as rich in character and colour as that found in his fiction and essays, Davies had a great fondness for magic and myth, both of which are found in abundance in his work, along with a prodigious streak of wry humour. Nicholas Maes teaches classics at the University of Waterloo and is also a high-school history teacher. He wrote Locksmith and Dead Man’s Float, and has published several short stories and reviews in journals, including The Fiddlehead, Books in Canada, and The Dalhousie Review. Originally from Montreal, he now lives in Toronto.

James Wilson Morrice 978-1-55002-818-8 $17.95, £8.99 paper

Glenn Gould 978-1-55002-819-5 $17.95, £8.99 paper 19

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On the WINGS OF THE WIND

The Remarkable Doc Seaman, Business and Hockey Icon by Sydney Sharpe foreword by the Honourable Peter Lougheed 978-1-55002-881-2 304 pages, cloth 6” x 9”, 150 x 230 mm 24 b&w photos, sources, index $34.99 £19.99 September Biography

Peter C. Newman called him “the Totem of the Titans.” From a small Prairie town, Daryl K. “Doc” Seaman became an icon of Canadian business and hockey. He is one of the last of a breed of postwar entrepreneurs and sportsmen who forged modern Canada, striking deals on a handshake and always keeping their word. After flying 82 combat missions during the Second World War, Doc Seaman worked in the oil industry with his brothers, turning a small Alberta drilling business into a global giant, Bow Valley Industries. Later, he led a group that brought the Atlanta Flames to Calgary. Still a Flames co-owner, he helped reshape Hockey Canada and restore Canada’s glory in international hockey Doc Seaman’s life is a remarkable saga of courage, resolve, generosity, and success. It ultimately leaves us not only with a deep appreciation of one iconic Canadian but also with a wider understanding of our country. Sydney Sharpe is a bestselling author of five books, including The Gilded Ghetto, A Patch of Green, and (with Don Braid) Storming Babylon. She was also a coeditor and writer of the centennial volume Alberta: A State of Mind. She lives in Calgary.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

Desmond Morton calls 100 Canadian Heroines “a book to stir your dreams and your talents.” Augmented by great quotes and photos, this inspiring collection profiles remarkable women — heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, and more. It is full of fascinating facts and trivia about intriguing figures such as mountaineer Phyllis Munday, activist Hide Shimizu, Arctic guide Tookoolito, unionist Lea Roback, movie mogul Mary Pickford, and singer Portia White. Discover some of the many heroines Canada can be proud of.

Back in Print! 100 Canadian Heroines

Famous and Forgotten Faces by Merna Forster foreword by the Right Honourable Kim Campbell 978-1-55002-514-9 320 pages, paper 6” x 9”, 150 x 230 mm 80 illustrations, bibliography, notes, index $24.99 £14.99 Available

Merna Forster is a historian who has also been an archivist and park naturalist. She is a recipient of the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal. Visit her website at www.heroines.ca.

Ten women artists, counterparts of the Group of Seven, are finally being given their due. Long overlooked, they are today amongst the most sought after Canadian painters. Engaging and beautifully produced, The Women of Beaver Hall portrays the lives and work of Nora Collyer, Emily Coonan, Prudence Heward, Mabel Lockerby, Henrietta Mabel May, Kathleen Moir Morris, Lilias Torrance Newton, Sarah Robertson, Anne Savage, and Ethel Seath. With a clear and concise style directed to the aficionado and scholar alike, this book is the ultimate reference on the Beaver Hall women.

Biography

The Women of Beaver Hall

Canadian Modernist Painters by Evelyn Walters, Ph.D. 978-155002-588-0 192 pages, cloth 10”x10", 250 x 250 mm 65 colour plates, appendices, notes, bibliography, index $60.00 £30.00 Available Art

Evelyn Walters’s expertise on the Beaver Hall Group is an outgrowth of her 1990 doctoral thesis and of research for a personal art collection. She lives in Toronto, where she is actively involved in the Canadian art scene.

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Revised & expanded! In Your Best Interest

The Ultimate Guide to the Canadian Bond Market Second Edition by W.H. “Hank” Cunningham 978-1-55002-876-8 224 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm charts, glossary, appendices $26.99 £15.99 January Business Previous edition 978-1-55002-578-1

In Your Best Interest gives you the tools to meet your income and retirement needs by making the retail fixed income market less expensive, more accessible, and more efficient.

Of related interest:

With more than one trillion dollars in bonds outstanding, the Canadian fixed income market is enormous. In fact, its daily trading volume is almost five times that of the equity markets. Yet investors and even many financial advisors know little about it. In Your Best Interest demystifies the retail fixed income market, from the basics of a bond to the various products available to a full discussion of the mathematics of bonds and the bond market. It also provides useful tips on selecting the right advisor. This second edition includes expanded information on the U.S. and Euro bond markets, an in-depth discussion of bond market transparency, and a chapter on the responsibilities of being a client.

The Canadian Small Business Survival Guide 978-1-55002-377-0 $24.99, £9.99 paper

Hank Cunningham has more than 40 years of experience in fixed income markets. He has been a trader, an institutional salesman, a portfolio manager, and a zero coupon specialist. Since 1988 he has specialized in the retail aspect of the investment business. He is now Senior-Vice President and Director of Fixed Incomes for Blackmont Capital Inc. in Toronto.

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RUNNING AWAY TO SEA

Round the World on a Tramp Freighter Second Edition by George Fetherling 978-1-55002-853-9 240 pages, paper 5.5" x 8.5", 140 x 216 mm $24.99 £14.99 November Travel Previous edition 978-0-77103-116-8

At a turning point in his life, George Fetherling embarked on an adventure to sail round the world on one of the last of the tramp freighters. The four-month voyage carried him 30,000 nautical miles from Europe via the Panama Canal to the South Pacific and back by way of Singapore, Indonesia, the Indian Ocean, and Suez. Written with dash, colour, and droll humour, Fetherling’s narrative is peopled by a rich cast of characters, from the Foreign Legionnaires of French Polynesia to the raskol gangs of Papua New Guinea. The author captures the reality of life aboard a working cargo ship — the boredom, the seclusion, the differences of nationality and culture that isolation and cramped quarters seem to exaggerate. But the routine of loneliness or tranquillity is punctuated by moments of nearpanic — shipboard fires, furniture-smashing storms, even a brush with pirates in the Straits of Malacca.

By the same author:

George Fetherling is a poet, writer, editor, and teacher who has published more than 50 books, including the novel Jericho, the travel memoir Three Pagodas Pass, and the celebrated memoir Travels by Night. He lives in Vancouver. One Russia, Two Chinas 978-0-88878-433-9 $22.95, £11.48 paper 23

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Eight Decades

The Selected Writings of W. Gunther Plaut by W. Gunther Plaut introduction by Jonathan V. Plaut 978-1-55002-861-4 320 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm $29.99 £17.99 September Religion

By W. Gunther Plaut:

One Voice 978-1-55002-739-6 $29.99, £14.99 paper By Jonathan V. Plaut:

Jews of Windsor1790–1990 978-1-55002-706-8 $30.00, £15.00 paper

W. Gunther Plaut is one of Reform Judaism’s most acclaimed twentieth-century rabbis and scholars. He is a gifted writer and intellectual whose ideas garner devotees throughout the world. Eight Decades is a selection of his previously published articles and essays. They include discussions on history, biblical topics, literature and linguistics, theological questions, moral and social issues, perspectives on Reform Judaism, legal issues, and Israel. First published in magazines as diverse as Maclean’s, the Atlantic, Commentary, the Reconstructionist, the Ontario Medical Review, the Hebrew Union College Annual, and many others, each essay carries a unique message that is still relevant today. Eight Decades is a fitting companion to One Voice, published in 2007 on the occasion of his ninety-fifth birthday. W. Gunther Plaut was born in Germany, but in 1935 fled the Nazis for the United States, where he became a rabbi. He served pulpits in Chicago and St. Paul, and from 1961 to 1977 was Senior Rabbi of Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto. Upon his retirement, he was appointed Senior Scholar. He has been President of the Canadian Jewish Congress and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and from 1978 to 1985 served as Vice-Chair of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. Rabbi Plaut has received 19 honorary degrees and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. He has published 25 books, including his magnum opus, The Torah. Jonathan V. Plaut is the spiritual leader of Temple Beth Israel in Jackson, Michigan, and Rabbi Emeritus at Congregation Beth El in Traverse City, Michigan. He is the author of Jews of Windsor 1790–1990 and editor of One Voice and The Plaut Family.

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John Arpin

Keyboard Virtuoso by Robert Popple

978-1-55002-866-9 352 pages, cloth 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 60 illustrations, photos, posters, programs, and newspaper clippings; chronology, recording anthology, appendices, notes, bibliography, index $40.00 £23.00 September Biography

Of related interest: Born and raised in Port McNicoll, John Arpin discovered his musical talents early: at the age of four he could pick out tunes on the piano that he had heard on the radio; by ten, he had been identified as a child prodigy by a Royal Conservatory of Music adjudicator. He would go on to become one of Canada’s finest keyboard virtuosos, playing at concert halls around the world. Equally at ease performing solo piano concerts, being accompanied by a full symphony orchestra, jamming with jazz greats, or accompanying opera singers, he was, perhaps, best known as the premier ragtime pianist of his day. This authorized biography is based on more than 40 hours of conversation during the last four years of John’s life and supported by extensive research. Included are his friendships with Glenn Gould, Gordon Lightfoot, and others, his years as the designated artist for Yamaha, and his rise to prominence as a veteran of the concert stage. His stories represent pure Canadian music history.

Broadway North 978-1-89704-508-4 $29.95, £20.99 paper

Robert Popple first met John Arpin at a music festival in the 1940s. He followed Arpin’s career with great enthusiasm for more than 58 years. Popple is also an accomplished amateur pianist. He lives at Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island. Jan Rubes 978-1-55002-685-6 $40.00, £20.00 cloth 25

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The Mountain Knows No Expert

George Evanoff, Outdoorsman and Contemporary Hero by Mike Nash 978-1-55002-868-3 320 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm 65 b&w photos and maps, notes, bibliography, index $28.99 £16.99 September Biography Of related interest:

The Northern Horizons of Guy Blanchet 978-1-55002-759-4 $24.99, £13.99 paper

The Mountain Knows No Expert epitomizes George Evanoff ’s philosophy towards the outdoors, while presenting an intriguing contrast with the man himself. Widely regarded as an “expert,” he was a knowledgeable, experienced, and practical outdoorsman, teacher, and mentor, yet ironically lost his life in the mountains in an encounter with a grizzly. Son of a Macedonian immigrant family, George was raised in Alberta, and went on to become a mountaineer, guide, avalanche specialist, and pioneer in ecotourism in British Columbia’s North Rockies. The many themes embedded in Evanoff ’s life experiences encompass selfpropelled backcountry travel, outdoor safety, avalanche safety and rescue, ski patrol leader, exploration and discovery, outdoor ethics, and public involvement with respect to land and resource use. George Evanoff was honoured in several tangible ways after his death, culminating in the naming of Evanoff Provincial Park in the Hart Ranges of the Rockies. Mike Nash is the author of Exploring Prince George Outdoors and Outdoor Safety and Survival in British Columbia’s Backcountry. He has also published more than 450 works, including newspaper columns and magazine feature articles. He lives in Prince George, British Columbia.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

Labours of Love

Canadians Talk About Adoption by Deborah A. Brennan 978-1-55002-845-4 224 pages, paper 8" x 8", 203 x 203 mm 30 b&w photos, resource guide $28.99 £16.99 October Parenting

Adoption is not for the faint of heart. Labours of Love chronicles the journeys of Canadians who have overcome heartbreaking obstacles to become parents. Their stories are as diverse as our country, and span the borders of our world. While each account is unique in its own way, the stories are connected by the overwhelming commonality of the power of human connection. Labours of Love unearths an issue that is still stigmatized in some areas of the country. Through conversations with adoptive parents, adoptees, and birthparents who reveal their inmost feelings, the reader will gain a new understanding of the complexities of adoption. What shines through this societal veil, however, is the undeniable element of celebration — of the children we love — whose origin, while important, has little to do with their precious place in our hearts.

Of related interest:

Deborah A. Brennan is among women whose career interfered with having a family. The challenges she faced as a design project manager for The Bay did little to prepare her for the rigours of her daughter’s adoption. She lives in Oakville, Ontario.

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More True Tales of the Paranormal

Ghosts, Poltergeists, Near-Death Experiences, and Other Mysterious Events by Kimberly Molto 978-1-55002-834-8 266 pages, paper 6"x 9", 150 x 230 mm 15 b&w photos $24.99 ÂŁ14.99 September Paranormal

This fascinating collection of true paranormal accounts written by a researcher and scientist documents the experiences people from all walks of life have had with the supernatural, covering a broad spectrum of mysterious events. It is written from a personal, analytical, philosophical, and scientific point of view.

By the same author:

The experiences range from phone calls from the dead and telekinesis to various forms of hauntings. These paranormal events, in whatever form they take, change the perspective of those involved on life, death, and reality. This important book also sets out to explore the possible meanings and purpose of such experiences as well as investigating various cultural and scientific explanations. What if this is all true? What meaning does it hold for us all? Would we live our lives differently if we knew the real truth behind the strange events described in this unique look at paranormal phenomena? Kimberly Molto has a PhD in cognitive neurobiology. She has had personal encounters with paranormal activity that provide valuable additional insight into her investigations. Her previous book, True Tales of the Paranormal, was a national bestseller. She lives in Guelph, Ontario.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

The Big Book of Canadian Ghost Stories

by John Robert Colombo 978-1-55002-844-7 500 pages, paper 12 b&w illustrations 7"x 10", 178 x 245 mm $29.99 £ 17.99 September Paranormal

By the same author: Here are Canada’s haunted houses, ghosts and poltergeists, weird visions of the past and improbable visions of the future, and assurances that there is life after death. Included are more than 175 accounts of such events and experiences told mainly by the witnesses themselves — Canadians from all walks of life and all parts of the country. Some of the stories are classics. Others are little known. About one-third of the accounts have never before appeared in print. This fascinating, scary book brings together the most notable stories from the archives of John Robert Colombo, Canada’s “Mr. Mystery,” who is known for his many paranormal collections, including Ghost Stories of Canada, Haunted Toronto, Ghost Stories of Ontario, and Strange But True. Whatever your views are about the supernatural and the paranormal — skeptic, believer, middle-of-the-road — this huge collection of stories filled with thrills and chills will cause you to wonder about the nature of human life and the afterlife. John Robert Colombo is a respected and prolific author, editor, TV host, and anthologist. He is a recipient of the Harbourfront International Literary Award, a Member of the Order of Canada, and a Fellow of the Northrop Frye Centre, Victoria College. He lives in Toronto.

Strange But True 978-1-55002-735-8 $22.99, £11.99 paper

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A World of UFOs

by Chris A. Rutkowski

978-1-55002-833-1 272 pages, paper 12 b&w photos, 6 maps and diagrams 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm $24.99 £14.99 September Paranormal

By the same author: UF0s are a truly global phenomenon. Although many of the best-known cases have taken place in North America, amazing stories of witnesses’ encounters with strange disc-shaped objects (and their occupants) have come from every corner of the globe.

Abductions and Aliens 978-0-88882-210-9 $22.99, £11.99 paper

From a floating platform watched by dozens in Indonesia, to a Saturn-shaped object that flew over a ship off the coast of Brazil, to a landing Down Under, UFOs have been baffling witnesses and making headlines around the world. What are some of the most interesting cases? Which ones seem most mysterious? And what can one of the world’s most active UFO researchers and investigators tell us about UFOs, from A to Z? Join Chris Rutkowski as he takes us on a tour of A World of UFOs. Chris A. Rutkowski is a science writer with a background in astronomy and education. Since the mid-1970s, he has devoted much time to investigating and studying reports of UFOs. Two of his previous books published by Dundurn, Abductions and Aliens and The Canadian UFO Report (co-authored with Geoff Dittman), were national bestsellers. He lives just outside of Winnipeg.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

Granite

by Pat Mattaini Mestern 978-1-55002-843-0 340 pages, paper 5.5" x 8.5", 140 x 216 mm $21.99 £12.99 September Fiction

Lish MacPherson believes she is running from something — a job working for a corrupt firm that bilks seniors out of their estates. But she doesn’t realize that her arrival in the small town of Seven Springs may be a matter of destiny. Lish discovers that a new acquaintance — Noah — shares with her not only a common ancestry but also a common recurring dream about riding a stag to some unknown destination. Their dream is echoed by a legend that haunts the town and is retold to all comers by Lish’s new employer, Thalia Russo. With developers trying to take over land in Seven Springs, and Lish and Noah fighting to protect Thalia and her home, could it be more than a coincidence that the three were brought together at this critical time? Perhaps that is why all three can hear the distant yowling of a cat during the night.

By the same author:

Pat Mattaini Mestern is the author of eight previous books, including No Choice but Freedom and Magdalena’s Song. She writes travel, lifestyle, and local history columns for a variety of national and international publications. She lives in Fergus, Ontario. Fergus 978-0-920474-97-6 $16.95, £11.50 paper 31

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Mary Wakefield

Back in print!

by Mazo de la Roche

978-1-55002-877-5 400 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm $24.99 £14.99 February Fiction

The Building of Jalna

by Mazo de la Roche

978-1-55002-878-2 400 pages, paper 6" x 9", 150 x 230 mm $24.99 £14.99 February

Fiction

The Building of Jalna takes readers to the origins of the Whiteoak family saga. Captain Philip Whiteoak and his beautiful, headstrong young bride, Adeline, arrive from India to the shores of Lake Ontario. They name their future home Jalna and become involved in local intrigue, jealousies, and festivities even as their family grows and their house takes shape. Mary Wakefield is third on the timeline of the Jalna series. Mary, a young Englishwoman, is hired to care for Philip’s motherless children, Meg and Renny. When Philip falls in love with the beautiful governess, the community is scandalized and his mother, Adeline, does all she can to discourage the relationship. In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller and the 16-book series was adapted for stage, screen, and television. She created unforgettable characters that come to life for her readers.

The Jalna Series — The first four books Jalna 978-1-894852-23-4

The Master of Jalna 978-1-894852-28-9

All $24.95, £12.99 paper

Finch’s Fortune 978-1-894852-27-2

Whiteoaks of Jalna 978-1-894852-24-1

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WOODSTOCK RISING

by Tom Wayman

978-1-55002-860-7 440 pages, paper 5.5" x 8.5", 140 x 216 mm $21.99 £12.99 February Fiction

It’s late 1969 and Communist China has successfully launched its first satellite. Inspired by this feat, a group of college students in Laguna Beach, California, set out to put their own satellite into orbit as an homage to the recent Woodstock Festival. A young Canadian graduate student at the University of California finds himself at the centre of the mayhem when he and his friends break into a mothballed missile silo and commandeer everything they need, including a nuclear warhead, to blast the Woodstock Nation into the space age. The activists have big plans for their loot, schemes that may well culminate in the Light Show to End All Light Shows in the Nevada desert.

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An extraordinary black comedy shot full of the social and political issues of the time, Woodstock Rising is a coming-of-age tale couched in free love, rock anthems, and revolution as well as a chronicle of an era whose causes continue to speak to us. Tom Wayman has published 25 previous books, including High Speed Through Shoaling Water, Boundary Country, A Vain Thing, and the 2003 Governor General’s Award–nominated volume of poems My Father’s Cup. He divides his time between the University of Calgary, where he teaches, and his estate in Winlaw, British Columbia.

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Depth of Field

A Granville Island Mystery by Michael Blair 978-1-55002-855-3 312 pages, paper 4.25" x 7", 107 x 177 mm $11.99 £6.99 February Mystery

In the same series:

Photographer Tom McCall’s only regret about accepting an assignment from the beautiful Anna Waverley to photograph her boat for a potential buyer is that he has double-booked himself and needs to hand the assignment over to his partner, Bobbi. Overexposed 978-1-55002-582-8 $11.99, £6.99 paper By the same author:

Little does he know how much of a regret it will become. En route to the assignment, Bobbi is brutally beaten and left for dead. As his partner lies in a coma, Tom searches for an explanation for the attack. Learning that Anna Waverley doesn’t actually own the boat she was supposedly interest in selling, and in fact that the woman claiming to be Anna Waverley may have been an imposter, Tom believes he knows where to start his investigation. Michael Blair is a freelance technical writer and editor living in Montreal. Depth of Field is his fifth mystery, and the third in his Granville Island Mysteries series. The first, If Looks Could Kill, was a finalist for the Chapters/Robertson Davies Prize in 1999 and shortlisted for the 2001 Quebec Writers’ Federation First Book Prize.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

Outside the Line

by Christian Petersen

978-1-55002-859-1 224 pages, paper 4.25" x 7", 107 x 177 mm $11.99 £6.99 January Mystery

Peter Ellis is a rookie probation officer in interior British Columbia when he gets saddled with a file that goes sideways. He’s not in the best headspace to start with, since his marriage broke down last winter. Now it’s the middle of summer, the rodeo’s coming to town, and the one solid thing left in his life, his job, suddenly bucks him hard. Former NHL player Todd Nolin is Peter’s new “client.” Peter’s job is all about risk management, and Nolin is a good bet to commit more mayhem. The victim is Todd’s wife, Marina Faro, who has been badly beaten and feels her estranged husband is bent on killing her. Peter grapples with his need to keep Marina safe while maintaining a rein on his own attraction to her. There’s no doubt that the local hockey hero is dangerous, but Marina’s something of a puzzle herself. All Peter knows is he’s drifting outside the line, and what lies beyond may be death. Christian Petersen’s stories have been published in numerous literary magazines, including The Fiddlehead, Event, Prism international, Grain, and The New Quarterly. His first book, Let the Day Perish, was a well-received collection of short stories. He lives and works as a probation officer in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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SNAKES & LADDERS

by Shaun Smith

978-1-55002-840-9 192 pages, paper 5.25" x 8.25", 135 x 210 mm $12.99 £6.99 January YA Fiction Ages 10+

For as long as 12-year-old Paige Morrow can remember, the tree fort in the giant oak near her cottage in Ontario’s Muskoka has been her sanctuary. Now everything is changing. It’s the summer of 1971, and she and her little brother, Toby, have been at their cottage with their mother since school let out. But this year, Paige feels more alone than ever. Her father has stopped coming up from the city on weekends, while her mother buries herself in whiskey and writing.

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Paige retreats to her tree fort, but becomes concerned when the farmer who owns the property hires a creepy arborist — a “tree doctor,” Paige’s mother calls him. Is something wrong with the farm’s apple orchard or with her tree? When Paige befriends the arborist’s troubled teenage daughter, Janine, and her group of rowdy locals, she is pulled into a maze of dark secrets and shocking truths that leads to a life-and-death confrontation. Shaun Smith is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in Toronto Life, Chatelaine, the Globe and Mail, and on CBC Arts Online. He is a regular book reviewer for the Toronto Star and a contributing editor at Quill & Quire. He lives in Toronto.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

Doom Lake Holiday

by Tom Henighan

978-1-55002-847-8 180 pages, paper 5.25" x 7.25", 135 x 185 mm $12.99 £7.99 February YA Fiction Ages 12+

By the same author: A mysterious white horse, a quirky parrot, a haunted house, an ancient curse, something frightening in the attic… A summer holiday turns into a nightmare when the Mallory family rents a shabby cottage in a remote corner of Ontario’s Rideau Lakes. Seventeen-year-old Chip Mallory and his sixteen-year-old sister Lee are persuaded to go along on “one last family vacation” with their parents before they get caught up in their own lives again. But when a great storm comes up, and the family moves to an island in the lake, all their technology can’t save them from an encounter with an ancient curse. Chip and Lee are drawn into a complex web of past and present; they struggle to make sense of these ancient mysteries, aided by a visiting anthropologist, a poor backwoods girl, and a beautiful young woman who lives on an island with her reclusive and powerful grandfather.

Demon in My View 978-1-55002-656-6 $12.99, £6.99 paper

Tom Henighan’s previous books include The Well of Time, shortlisted for the Seal First Novel Award; the first two volumes of the Rigg series, Viking Quest and Viking Terror, currently being turned into an animated feature film; and Mercury Man, shortlisted for the Red Maple Award. He lives in Ottawa. Viking Terror 978-1-55002-605-4 $12.99, £6.99 paper 37

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Hate Cell

A Casey Templeton Mystery by Gwen Molnar 978-1-55002-850-8 168 pages, paper 5.25” x 8.25", 135 x 210 mm $11.99 £6.99 January YA Mystery Ages 10+

Thirteen-year-old Casey Templeton has recently moved with his family to the southeastern Alberta town of Richford. One night Casey seeks refuge from a snowstorm in an abandoned farmhouse and stumbles upon his nearly frozen, unconscious science teacher, Mr. Deverell. Casey attempts to revive his teacher and searches the house for something to make a fire with. In the attic he makes a frightening discovery — a sophisticated office filled with computers, a printer, and racist posters and flyers!

By the same author:

Richford is harbouring a vicious cell of white racists who are targeting everyone they deem “alien.” Somehow Mr. Deverell is connected to the dangerous organization, and so, too, are other residents, young and old, in Casey’s new town. Soon the RCMP and Casey’s hacker brother, Hank, get involved in the mystery, but it’s Casey who leads the investigation into a warped world where hate is marketed on the Internet and innocent people are preyed on by bigots and bullies blinkered by their own prejudices.

Animal Rap and Far-Out Fables 978-0-88878-368-4 $8.95, £3.95 paper

Gwen Molnar is the author of more than a half-dozen children’s books, including the poetry collection Animal Rap and Far-Out Fables, nominated for a Writers Guild of Alberta Award for Children’s Literature in 1997. Her children’s poetry has been broadcast on CBC Television and Radio and on PBS. She lives in Edmonton.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

Mackenzie, Lost and Found

by Deborah Kerbel

978-1-55002-852-2 220 pages, paper 5.25" x 7.25", 135 x 185 mm $12.99 £7.99 November YA Fiction Ages 12+

Fifteen-year-old Mackenzie Hill knows something is up when she arrives home to find her father making a home-cooked dinner, instead of his standard delivery pizza. But nothing prepares her for the bombshell announcement: Mackenzie and her dad, alone since the death of her mother a year ago, are moving to Jerusalem, where her father has taken a position as a visiting professor at a university. The adjustment from life in Canada to life in Israel is dramatic — though it’s eased somewhat when Mackenzie is befriended by an American girl in her new school. The biggest shock of all comes when Mackenzie faces the wrath of her new friends, new community, and even her own father after she begins dating a Muslim boy.

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Deborah Kerbel is the co-author (with her father, Gordon Pape) of the Quizmas books of family Christmas trivia. She is also a writer, editor, and researcher specializing in financial and consumer matters with articles in the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. She has appeared on television and radio. She lives in Thornhill, Ontario.

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Faster Than Wind

by Steve Pitt

978-1-55002-837-9 160 pages, paper 5.25" x 8.25", 135 x 210 mm selected reading $11.99 £6.99 November YA Historical Fiction Ages 10+

By the same author: It is 1900, and 14-year-old Bertie McCross is a newspaper boy in downtown Toronto. Bertie’s family has fallen on hard times and can use every penny he brings home from hawking newspapers on the frigid streets. However, in order to do that Bertie has to keep out of the clutches of the Kelly Gang, a family of slightly older Cabbagetown toughs who are shaking down “newsies.” To Stand and Fight Together 978-1-55002-731-0 $19.99, £10.99 paper

On Christmas Eve, Bertie is almost cornered by the Kellys but is saved by Tommy Fry and Milwaukee Ed, who introduce Bertie to the thrills of iceboat racing on Lake Ontario. Soon Bertie is swept up in the fast and dangerous sport and meets a whole crew of new friends, including Isobel, a girl from a wealthy family with a mansion on Jarvis Street. The continued pursuit by the Kelly Gang, a plunge into freezing harbour water, and the clash of classes all lead up to a spine-tingling race to end all races. Steve Pitt’s first children’s book, Rain Tonight, was nominated for the Silver Birch, Red Cedar, and Rocky Mountain Awards. Recently, he published two non-fiction books for young people: To Stand and Fight Together and Day of the Flying Fox. He lives in Toronto.

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Fall/Winter 2008–09

The Young City

The Unwritten Books by James Bow

978-1-55002-846-1 200 pages, paper 5.25" x 7.25", 135 x 185 mm $12.99 £7.99 November YA Fiction Ages 12+

In the same series: Rosemary Watson and Peter McAllister think their future is clear: they’re finally heading off for university. They’re thinking about finding apartments, picking courses, living like adults. But what happens when the future becomes the past? While helping Rosemary’s brother move into an apartment in Toronto, Peter and Rosemary fall into an underground river and are swept back in time, to Toronto in 1884. It’s a struggle to survive and adapt to the alien culture of the late nineteenth century. Peter and Rosemary are forced to work together, to live together, and to become the adults they’ve only been pretending to be.

The Unwritten Girl 978-1-55002-604-7 $12.99, £6.99 paper

As the days stranded turn to weeks, then months, Rosemary and Peter begin to wonder if they’re really ready for a future together — and what they will do if they can’t get back. Then someone brings them a watch, powered by a battery, made in Taiwan. James Bow is the author of two previous books in the Unwritten Books series: The Unwritten Girl and Fathom Five. A transit enthusiast, urban planner, and freelance writer, he lives in Kitchener, Ontario.

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True Stories of Rescue and Survival

Canada’s Unkown Heroes by Carolyn Matthews

978-1-55002-851-5 160 pages, paper 8" x 8", 203 x 203 mm 25 b&w photos, sidebars, bibliography $19.99 £11.99 November YA Biography Ages 10+

A crab boat off Newfoundland catches fire, and a rescue is undertaken by helicopter. A child goes missing in a New Brunswick forest, and a desperate hunt is mounted. A climber falls on a British Columbia mountain, and a helicopter rescue is attempted. A civilian chopper crashes in Nunavut, and a search-andrescue team braves a savage snowstorm to find survivors.

By the same author:

True Stories of Rescue and Survival features the above true stories and many more from across the country, past and present. Its heroes are to be found in the RCMP, city police forces, the Canadian military, and among all the rescue workers and specialists of the Canadian Coast Guard. Volunteers, too, risk injury and even death to help others. Sidebars spotlight the equipment search-and-rescue teams use, how search dogs are trained, how long-line rescues work, how navy divers are making a difference in the deserts of Afghanistan, and much more.

To the Rescue! 978-1-55002-561-3 $24.99, £12.99 paper

Carolyn Matthews, a former registered counsellor and nurse, was born in New Zealand. She now writes full time and has published two books, including Heroic Rescues at Sea and To the Rescue! Her articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail and the National Post. She lives in Toronto.

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Spring/Summer 2008 Roundup James Wilson Morrice Painter of Light and Shadow Quest Library Series by Wayne Larsen Biography | 192 pages | paper | 12 b&w photos, chronology, sources, index | $17.95, £8.99 | 978-1-55002-818-8 The canvases and oil sketches of James Wilson Morrice (1865–1924) are valued throughout the world and cherished in Canada as our first real examples of modern art. Wayne Larsen chronicles the creative but often troubled life of this early cultural icon as he travels in search of the colours, compositions, and subtle effects of light that would inspire a revolution in Canadian art. Glenn Gould A Musical Force Quest Library Series by Vladimir Konieczny Biography | 192 pages | paper | 12 b&w photos, chronology, sources, index | $17.95, £8.99 | 978-1-55002-819-5 Glenn Gould (1932–1982) was a brilliant pianist who disliked performing and a public figure who craved solitude. His unusual interpretations, quirky stage mannerisms, and contrarian pronouncements fascinated and annoyed audiences and critics. To everyone’s disbelief, he quit the concert stage at the age of 31 and immersed himself in his true love: the recording studio. To Timbuktu for a Haircut A Journey Through West Africa by Rick Antonson foreword by Professor Geoffrey Lipman Travel | 264 pages | paper | 39 b&w illustrations, 4 maps, bibliography, index | $26.99, £14.99 | 978-1-55002-805-8 Historically rich, remote, and once unimaginably dangerous for travellers, Timbuktu still teases with “Find me if you can.” As Rick Antonson travels in Senegal and Mali, he tells of legends, explorers, and 700,000 endangered ancient manuscripts, combining wry humour with shrewd observation to deliver an armchair experience that will linger long after the last page is read. Tilted The Trial of Conrad Black by Steven Skurka Biography | 280 pages | paper | notes, index | $24.99, £13.00 | 978-1-55002-797-6 It was Canada’s trial of the century — held in an American court. Media titan Conrad Black, by turns respected and reviled, faced off with U.S. prosecutors on charges of criminal fraud stemming from his activities with Hollinger International. Tilted, which covers the entire trial, including sentencing, is the authoritative book on Canada’s biggest news story of the year.

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Erratic North A Vietnam Draft Resister’s Life in the Canadian Bush by Mark Frutkin Memoir | 240 pages | paper | $24.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-786-0 Novelist Mark Frutkin immigrated to Canada to protest and resist the U.S. military draft during the Vietnam War. He looks back at the culture that compelled his move and also delivers a lyrical meditation about “returning to nature” in the bush country of Quebec and a contemplation of humanity’s embrace of war and violence and the countervailing impulse to resist it. Kickstart How Successful Canadians Got Started by Alexander Herman, Paul Matthews, and Andrew Feindel Careers | 240 pages | paper | 30 b&w illustrations | $26.99, £14.00 | 978-1-55002-783-9 The authors, recent graduates who weren’t sure what to do next, decided to interview well-known Canadians to find out how they had started their careers. Their stories were insightful, inspiring, and often unexpected. Kickstart profiles more than 50 Canadians whose collective wisdom, offered in their own words, just might help you “kickstart” something of your own. For the Record The First Women in Canadian Architecture edited by Joan Grierson and the For the Record Committee, foreword by Eva Matsuzaki Architecture | 136 pages | cloth | 240 b&w photographs, 49 architectural drawings, appendices, index | $28.99, £15.00 | 978-1-55002-820-1 For the Record, the first history of women architects in Canada, provides a fascinating introduction to early women architects. Profiles of the women who graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Toronto between 1920 and 1960 are illustrated with photographs of their work and include archival material that has never before been published. Elmer Iseler Choral Visionary by Walter Pitman Biography | 260 pages | cloth | 50 b&w photos, appendix, bibliography, index | $40.00, £20.00 | 978-1-55002-815-7 In a career that spanned five decades, Elmer Iseler proved pivotal to the development of choral music in Canada. Under his baton, choirs achieved international stature for technical brilliance and artistic versatility. The most decorated musician in Canada, honoured with many national and international awards, Iseler has made a lasting impact. 44

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Myself Through Others Memoirs by David Watmough Memoir | 224 pages | paper | $24.99, £13.99 | 978-1-55002-799-0 Born in England, David Watmough arrived in Canada in 1961 and soon became a fixture on the cultural scene. Now Watmough, often called this country’s senior gay male writer, tells his story through his encounters with the people he has met, befriended, loved, and jousted with over the years, including W.H. Auden, Margaret Laurence, Pierre Trudeau, Tennessee Williams, Dylan Thomas, and many others.

William Wye Smith Recollections of a Nineteenth-Century Scottish Canadian edited by Scott A. McLean and Michael E. Vance History | 256 pages | paper | 75 b&w archival photos and maps, appendix, notes, bibliography, index | $25.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-804-1 William Wye Smith, a popular nineteenth-century Upper Canadian poet and publisher, provided his unique perspective on pioneer life in his “Canadian Reminiscences,” a handwritten compilation of anecdotes from his experiences. This annotated version of his unpublished manuscript highlights the social life of the province and Smith’s position in literary history. An Unstoppable Force The Scottish Exodus to Canada by Lucille H. Campey History | 288 pages | paper | 80 b&w archival and current photos, illustrations, charts, graphs, and maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index | $28.99, £15.00 | 978-1-55002-811-9 By the late eighteenth century, a growing number of Scots were seeking the better life that Canada offered, facing great privations and overcoming many obstacles to do so. As conditions in Scotland continued to deteriorate, emigration became an unstoppable force. Lucille Campey examines the causes of the exodus and traces the progress of colonizers across the country. Ontario’s African-Canadian Heritage Collected Writings by Fred Landon, 1919–1974 edited by Frederick H. Armstrong, Bryan Walls, Hilary Bates Neary, and Karolyn Smardz Frost History | 320 pages | paper | 50 archival photos, notes, bibliography, index | $28.99, £15.00 | 978-1-55002-814-0 This illustrated and extensively annotated collection of works of Professor Fred Landon, who for more than 60 years wrote about African-Canadian history, offers a wealth of data on slavery, abolition, the Underground Railroad, and more, providing unique insights into the African-Canadian heritage in Ontario. It includes research by the editors into the life of Fred Landon. 45

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Adventures in the West Henry Halpin, Fur Trader and Indian Agent edited by David Elliott History | 270 pages | paper | 35 b&w archival and current photos and maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index | $26.99, £14.00 | 978-1-55002-803-4 Irish-born Henry Halpin had a long association with the fur trade and Canada’s Native Peoples, was twice employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company, and was an Indian agent from 1885 to 1901. He left for posterity his reports and a historically valuable unpublished manuscript, which forms the basis of this major new work, augmented by David Elliott’s insightful commentary. Lake of the Old Uncles by Gerard Kenney Nature | 192 pages | paper | 15 b&w archival and current photos | $22.99, £11.99 | 978-1-55002-802-7 Lake of the Old Uncles recounts a journey that began 75 years ago in a small village inn nestled in the Laurentian hills of Quebec. Gerard Kenney takes us along the route that led him to build a log cabin on the small and inaccessible Lake of the Old Uncles. The hours spent in the quietude of the forest cabin have resulted in a personal philosophy inspired by Henry David Thoreau.

Lake Erie Stories Struggle and Survival on a Freshwater Ocean by Chad Fraser History | 232 pages | paper | 35 b&w illustrations | $24.99, £13.00 | 978-1-55002-782-2 Lake Erie, the shallowest and second smallest of the Great Lakes, has been the stage for some of the most dramatic events to occur on this continent. This fascinating book, based on thorough research, extensive travels, and first-hand accounts, explores the remarkable personalities and harrowing events that have shaped the lake and the towns and cities that surround it. Ghost Towns of Muskoka by Andrew Hind and Maria Da Silva History | 224 pages | paper | 50 b&w photos and maps | $24.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-796-9 Ghost Towns of Muskoka explores the tragic history of communities whose stars have long since faded. But it isn’t only about towns that have died. Rather, it’s about the people who lived, loved, and laboured in these small wilderness settlements. And it’s about an era in history, those early heady days when the forests were flooded with loggers and land-hungry settlers.

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Vanished Villages of Elgin by Jennifer Grainger History | 224 pages | paper | 70 b&w archival and current photos and maps, notes, bibliography, index | $24.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-812-6 Elgin County was once home to more than 40 thriving settlements, including Tyrconnell, Cowal, Grovesend, Mapleton, and Jamestown — all now memories of the past. But in its heyday the peaceful countryside bore witness to much excitement — rowdy taverns, shipwrecks, War of 1812 skirmishes, ghost sightings, mighty steam engines, robberies, and even a murder or two. River Palace The Many Lives of the Kingston by Walter Lewis and Rick Neilson History | 256 pages | paper | 80 b&w archival photos, illustrations, and maps, notes, bibliography, index | $25.99, £12.99 | 978-155002-793-8 In 1855, the steamboat Kingston appeared in the Great Lakes. During her eventful history she survived wreckings and fires, and was eventually converted into a salvage vessel and renamed the Cornwall. In 1930, she was sunk near one of Kingston’s ship graveyards. Diver Rick Neilson discovered her in 1989, and now the once palatial Kingston is a popular dive site and tourist attraction. The Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada Third Edition by Ron Brown Transportation | 192 pages | paper | 220 b&w & 24 colour illustrations | $29.99, £15.00 | 978-1-55002-794-5 At one time, railways were the country’s economic lifeline, and the station our social centre. Across Canada, stations have been bulldozed and rails ripped up. Once the heart of communities, stations and tracks have left little more than gaping holes in the landscape. This book celebrates the survival of our railway heritage in stations that have been saved or remain in use. Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah by Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe Religion | 276 pages | paper | 60 b&w illustrations | bibliography | $24.99, £13.00 | 978-1-55002-784-6 From the sixteenth century onwards, the slave trade brought the ancient mysteries of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah to the West, where they blended strangely with traditional Christianity. This integration of the two faiths evolved to form the many varieties of Voodoun, Santeria, and Obeah that are practised throughout the world today. What powers do these old religions still possess?

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The Dundurn Group The Firebrand William Lyon Mackenzie and the Rebellion in Upper Canada by William Kilbourn introduction by Ronald Stagg History | Voyageur Classics | 288 pages | paper | appendix, bibliography, index | $24.99, £13.99 | 978-1-55002-800-3 William Kilbourn vividly brings to life the rebel Canadian hero William Lyon Mackenzie: able political editor, efficient first mayor of Toronto, and the gadfly of the House of Assembly. This touching, often hilarious book, which features Mackenzie’s own account of the Upper Canada Rebellion, has been called “a major step on the path to nationhood” by the Globe and Mail. The Refugee Narratives of Fugitive Slaves in Canada by Benjamin Drew introduction by George Elliott Clarke Black History | Voyageur Classics | 384 pages | paper | bibliography | $29.99, £15.99 | 978-1-55002-801-0 In the early 1850s, white American abolitionist Benjamin Drew was commissioned to travel to Canada West (now Ontario) to interview escaped slaves from the United States. Originally published in 1856, Drew’s book is the only collection of first-hand interviews of fugitive slaves in Canada ever produced. It is an invaluable record of the early black Canadian experience. The Donnellys by James Reaney introduction by Alan Filewod Drama | Voyageur Classics | 440 pages | paper | chronology, glossary, and bibliography | $24.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-832-4 Based on a true story, The Donnellys is a tense trilogy of plays (Sticks and Stones, The St. Nicholas Hotel, and Handcuffs) that tells the saga of a secret society and massacre that stunned the Canadian public in February 1880. This rendering of a generation of Irish settlers and their brutal murder at the hands of more than 30 vigilante killers is controversial and exciting to this day. Establishing a Legacy The History of The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883–1953 by Colonel Bernd Horn History | 384 pages | paper | 70 b&w photos, 15 maps, glossary, bibliography, index | $39.95, £20.00 | 978-1-55002-817-1 The Royal Canadian Regiment, Canada’s oldest permanent force infantry regiment, quickly grew to serve the national interest at home and abroad, producing a legacy of professionalism and courage. During its first 70 turbulent years of existence, the regiment established a heritage of honour and service to Canada, paid for in the blood, bravery, and tenacity of its members.

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Spring/Summer 2008 Roundup

Show No Fear Daring Actions in Canadian Military History edited by Colonel Bernd Horn History | 384 pages | paper | 59 b&w photos, index | $35.00, £18.00 | 978-1-55002-816-4 Show No Fear is a collection of essays that captures the richness of Canadian military history. Although Canadians see their nation as a peaceable kingdom, the truth is that Canada has a proud military heritage. This volume of daring actions showcases the country’s distinct national military experience while capturing the indomitable spirit of the Canadian soldier.

The Sunnybrook Story Forged in Battle by Charles Godfrey History | 280 pages | paper | 100 b&w and colour illustrations, index | $30.00, £15.00 | 978-1-55002-795-2 In 1948, Sunnybrook Hospital opened its doors and became the largest veterans’ hospital in Canada. Sixty years later, Sunnybrook stands as a symbol of our nation’s gratitude toward its war veterans. This is a history of Sunnybrook, of the trials it has faced since its inception, those who fought for it, and the tireless efforts to make it what it has become over the years.

Running with Dillinger The Story of Red Hamilton and Other Forgotten Canadian Outlaws by Edward Butts True Crime | 232 pages | paper | 20 b&w illustrations, bibliography | $24.99, £13.00 | 978-1-55002-683-2 Starting where The Desperate Ones left off, this book offers more true stories about Canadian crimes and criminals. Readers will will meet the last men to be hanged in P.E.I., smugglers who made Lake Champlain a battleground, and bandits who plundered banks and trains in Canada and the U.S. — including John “Red” Hamilton, the Canadian-born member of the legendary Dillinger gang.

Now You Know Disasters The Little Book of Answers by Doug Lennox Trivia | 96 pages | paper | $9.99, £4.99 | 978-1-55002-807-2 Earthquakes, tsunamis, fires, bridge collapses, ship sinkings, airplane crashes, explosions, and plagues — natural and human-engineered calamity and catastrophe have many forms and guises. In Now You Know Disasters, Q&A ringmaster Doug Lennox showcases the what, why, when, where, who, and how of everything that’s gone tragically and terribly wrong, past and present.

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The Dundurn Group Now You Know Pirates The Little Book of Answers by Doug Lennox Trivia | 96 pages | $9.99, £4.99 | paper | 978-1-55002-806-5 Shiver me timbers and avast ye hearties! We think we know pirates, from Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow to literature’s Long John Silver and Captain Hook. But what do we really know? The true Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and lots more, from ancient keelhauling to modern buccaneering, are all here in Q&A commodore Doug Lennox’s Now You Know Pirates. Arrrr!

Little Emperors A Year with the Future of China by JoAnn Dionne Travel | 256 pages | paper | 30 b&w illustrations | $24.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-756-3 JoAnn Dionne travelled to Guangzhou, China, prepared to live and teach elementary school in a Communist country. She expected to see soldiers in the streets and lineups to buy toilet paper. Instead, she found the world’s oldest country throwing itself headlong into the future. Dionne provides a funny, often poignant glimpse of a nation undergoing rapid transformation.

Paddling Partners Fifty Years of Northern Canoe Travel by Bruce W. Hodgins and Carol Hodgins Sports | 176 pages | paper | 35 b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index | $24.99, £13.99 | 978-1-55002-761-7 Carol and Bruce Hodgins began leading canoe trips in 1957 on Lake Temagami in northern Ontario. Paddling Partners tells the story of their shared canoe travel over the past 50 years — the joys, challenges, triumphs, and mishaps. Useful tips on planning, as well as tidbits garnered from years of experience, round out this work by veterans of the Canadian canoeing fraternity. The Maple Leaf and the White Cross A History of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in Canada by Christopher McCreery History | 352 pages | cloth | 118 b&w and colour illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index | $50.00, £25.00 | 978-1-55002-740-2 St. John Ambulance has been providing first aid training programs in Canada for the past 125 years. From the sweatshops of the Victorian era and the military hospitals of the First World War to a modern-day volunteer organization devoted to the service of humanity, this history recounts the remarkable story of the Order’s contribution to our country and those who made it possible. Also available in French: La feuille d’érable et la Croix-Blanche (978-1-55002-747-1) 50

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Spring/Summer 2008 Roundup The Insubordinate and the Noncompliant Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1920 to Present edited by Howard G. Coombs History | 448 pages | paper | 24 b&w illustrations, appendix, glossary, index | $49.95, £28.99 | 978-1-55002-764-8 Military leadership has both formal and informal dimensions. When divergence between institutional aims and the actions of informal leaders occurs, the result is sometimes mutiny. This third volume in a trilogy about disobedience in the Canadian military offers a perspective on the Canadian experience with mutiny in the twentieth century, providing relevant lessons for today. Also available in French: Les insubordonnés et les insurgés: Des exemples canadiens de mutinerie et de désobéissance, de 1920 à nos jours (978-1-55002-765-5) The Apathetic and the Defiant Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1812–1919 edited by Craig Leslie Mantle History | 496 pages | paper | 24 b&w illustrations, appendices, glossary, index | $49.95, £28.99 | 978-1-55002-710-5 Canadian soldiers have served their country for centuries, and for the most part they have done so honourably and loyally. Yet on certain occasions their conduct has been anything but honourable. From the War of 1812 to the First World War, The Apathetic and the Defiant reveals that disobedience has marked all of the major conflicts in which Canada has participated. Also available in French: Les apathiques et les rebelles: Des exemples canadiens de mutinerie et de désobéissance, 1812 à 1919 (978-1-55002-720-4) The Creator as Critic And Other Writings by E.M. Forster by Jeffrey M. Heath Literary Criticism | 816 pages | cloth | appendices, notes, bibliography, index | $90.00, £45.00 | 978-1-55002-522-4 E.M. Forster is one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished authors. This volume contains more than 40 of his hitherto unpublished essays, lectures, and memoirs, as well as the text of some 30 radio broadcasts, spanning the period 1898 to 1960. They are the thought-provoking products of Forster’s engagement with the literary, political, and social events of his time. The Postman’s Round by Denis Thériault translated by Liedewy Hawke Fiction | 128 pages | paper | $19.99, $9.99 | 978-1-55002-785-3 Bilodo, a lonely Montreal postman, has a secret: after steaming open a letter containing a haiku, Bilodo falls head over heels for Ségolène, a Guadeloupean beauty he’s never met. This passionate, tragicomic love story is full of twists and turns, and rich in descriptions of lush, tropical landscapes and subtle evocations of the sober, precise art of the haiku. Winner of the 2006 Japan-Canada Literary Award. 51

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Twelve Trees by J.D. Carpenter Fiction | 224 pages | paper | $21.99, £11.50 | 978-1-55002-798-3 Priam Harvey, occupant of the prized corner stool at McCully’s Tavern, marks the first anniversary of his firing from Sport of Kings magazine by doing what he does best: drinking and gambling. Events conspire, however, to force him to make an important decision about his involvement in the lives of others, and, for that matter, about his involvement in his own life.

Still Waters A Quin and Morgan Mystery by John Moss Mystery | 352 pages | paper | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-790-7 A corpse with a comb-over slowly turns in a garden pond in a wealthy Toronto neighbourhood, leading Morgan into speculations about Japanese koi fish, and Quin into a chilling sequence of revelations that nearly destroys her. The real mystery begins not with the dead man but with a stunning woman who, without emotion, declares herself to be the nondescript victim’s mistress.

Angel in the Full Moon A Jack Taggart Mystery by Don Easton Mystery | 360 pages | paper | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-813-3 In this gritty, gut-wrenching sequel, undercover Mountie Jack Taggart’s continuing quest for justice takes him from the sunny beaches of Cuba to the ghettos of Hanoi. His targets deal in human flesh, smuggling victims for the sex trade. Jack’s vendetta for justice is questioned by his partner, until he reveals the secret behind his motivation, exposing the very essence of his soul.

The K Handshape A Christine Morris Mystery by Maureen Jennings Mystery | 360 pages | paper | $22.99, £12.99 | 978-1-55002-763-1 Christine agrees to help a colleague search for his missing daughter, only to discover her brutally strangled body in a lake. Deidre, who was deaf, had recently given birth to a child she’d ensured would also be deaf — to make a political statement. Some supported her stand, but many did not — including her father. Christine must use her skills as a forensic profiler to discover the killer.

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Sophie’s Exile by Beverley Boissery YA Historical Fiction, Ages 10+ | 280 pages | paper | $12.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-810-2 In the aftermath of the 1838 Rebellion in Lower Canada, Sophie Mallory sets sail to be with her father, wrongfully convicted of treason and deported to Australia. While dealing with danger and adventure in the penal colony, Sophie must make some big decisions: Should she remain in Australia with her family? And, at 14, is she old enough to continue her marriage to Luc?

Locksmith by Nicholas Maes YA Fantasy, Ages 10+ | 192 pages | paper | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-791-4 There is no lock that Lewis Castorman, 12, can’t open. He’s flattered when the famous chemist Ernst K. Grumpel offers him a lock-picking assignment. But his confidence turns to dismay when he learns this job will take him to Yellow Swamp, scene of a disastrous chemical spill. Something rotten is about to be unleashed, and the Locksmith may be the only one who can avert disaster.

Time of the Thunderbird by Diane Silvey illustrated by John Mantha Juvenile Fiction, Ages 7–9| 72 pages | paper | 10 b&w illustrations | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-792-1 Adventurous teenage twins Kaya and Tala are back from their exploits in Spirit Quest on a new mission to discover why children are disappearing from a village in British Columbia. Earth dwarves are being blamed, but the twins are sure they’re not at fault. Kaya and Tala set out with their friend Yaket to rescue the children and find out what or who is behind the abductions. Searching for Yesterday A Shelby Belgarden Mystery by Valerie Sherrard YA Mystery, Ages 12+ | 224 pages | paper | $12.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-788-4 Shelby’s new friend Annie is deeply troubled by unanswered questions from her past: why did Annie’s mother desert her when she was only a child, and who is Annie’s father? Determined to help, Shelby embarks on her toughest investigation yet: trying to track down a mother who walked out on her child eight years ago and a father who may not even know he has a daughter.

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She Loves You by Rhonda Batchelor YA Fiction, Ages 10+ | 136 pages | paper | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-789-1 Lonely but proud, 14-year-old Annie Ward has distanced herself from everyone. Amid rumours of her supposed homosexuality, Annie is drawn to a group of ragtag local hippies. One of them, Sweet William, is even more bereft than Annie, and not by choice. The 1960s may have jump-started a cultural revolution, but for many the old prejudices are slow to let go.

The Prism Blade Passage to Mythrin 2 by Patricia Bow YA Fantasy, Ages 10+ | 240 pages | paper | $12.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-809-6 In this sequel to The Ruby Kingdom, dragon leader Mara seeks the help of Amelia and her friends again. A race of humans from a world called Cassar is searching for the legendary Prism Blade. The dragons and the Casseri both fear the Blade falling into each other’s hands. Amelia, Simon, and Ike discover that the Blade has been hidden for millennia in their own town of Dunstone. Dinosaur Fever by Marion Woodson YA Fiction, Ages 8–10 | 160 pages | paper | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-690-0 When paleontologists unearth a major cache of dinosaur eggs in southern Alberta, 15-year-old Adam Zapotica overcomes an age restriction to become a volunteer at the dig. Someone is stealing fossils, and the Calgary youth is determined to track down the thief. But dinosaurs are big business, and Adam could be in deadly danger.

Blood of the Donnellys by David McRae YA Fiction, Ages 10+ | 144 pages | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-754-9 Jason Stevens, 15, is angry when his family moves from Toronto to Lucan, Ontario, site of the 1880 massacre of the Donnelly family. Jason falls in with a gang who is terrorizing the neighbourhood, much as the Donnellys were once accused of doing. He becomes enthralled with the Donnelly story, and, with the help of a ghost, he searches for answers.

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Reading the Bones A Peggy Henderson Adventure by Gina McMurchy-Barber YA Fiction, Ages 10+ | 152 pages | paper | $11.99, £6.99 | 978-1-55002-732-7 Peggy, 12, forced to live in a quiet B.C. town with her aunt and uncle, grows increasingly unhappy — until she discovers a human skull in her backyard! The town was built on top of a 5,000-year-old Coast Salish fishing village. With help, Peggy comes to know the ancient storyteller buried in her yard in a way few others can — by reading the bones.

The Beginner’s Guide to Canadian Honours by Christopher McCreery YA Reference, Ages 12+ | 64 pages | paper | 198 colour illustrations, glossary, further reading, links | $19.99, £9.99 | 978-1-55002-748-8 Although Canada is a relatively young country, we are fortunate to have one of the most comprehensive honours systems in the world. For more than 40 years Canadian orders, decorations, and medals have been used to recognize exemplary citizens. This short, richly illustrated book provides an easy-to-understand overview of Canadian honours. Day of the Flying Fox The True Story of World War II Pilot Charley Fox by Steve Pitt YA History, Ages 10+ | 152 pages | paper | 20 b&w photos and illustrations, sidebars, bibliography | $19.99, £10.99 | 978-1-55002-808-9 One day in France in July 1944, Canadian World War II pilot Charley Fox attacked the car that contained famed German General Erwin Rommel and succeeded in wounding him. Author Steve Pitt focuses on this seminal event in Fox’s life, but he also provides fascinating extras, including profiles of ace pilots and sidebars about Hurricanes, Spitfires, and Messerschmitts. To Stand and Fight Together Richard Pierpoint and the Coloured Corps of Upper Canada by Steve Pitt YA Black History, Ages 10+ | 144 pages | paper | 20 b&w illustrations, timeline, selected reading | $19.99, £10.99 | 978-1-55002-731-0 In 1812, Richard Pierpoint helped raise “a Corps of Coloured Men to stand and fight together,” a unique fighting unit that would serve throughout the War of 1812, help to quash the Rebellion of 1837, and go on to serve as a police force during the construction of the Welland Canal. Sidebars contain facts about slavery and early African-Canadians. 55

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TITLE INDEX Title

100 Canadian Heroines Adventures in the West Africa’s Children Angel in the Full Moon Apathetic and the Defiant (The) Beginner’s Guide to Canadian Honours (The) Belleville Big Book of Canadian Ghost Stories (The) Blood of the Donnellys Building of Jalna (The) Canada in Sudan Caribou and the North Creator as Critic (The) Dancing in the Sky Day of the Flying Fox Depth of Field Dinosaur Fever Donnellys (The) Doom Lake Holiday Eight Decades Elmer Iseler Erratic North Establishing a Legacy Faster Than Wind Firebrand (The) For the Record Fortune Favours the Brave Ghost Towns of Muskoka Glenn Gould Granite Hate Cell Hidden in the Enemy’s Sight High on the Big Stone Heart In Your Best Interest, 2nd edition Insubordinate and the Noncompliant (The) James Wilson Morrice John Arpin K Handshape (The) Kickstart Labours of Love Lake Erie Stories Lake of the Old Uncles Leaside Little Emperors Locksmith

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Merna Forster David Elliott Sharon Robart-Johnson Don Easton Craig Leslie Mantle Christopher McCreery Gerry Boyce John Robert Colombo David McRae Mazo de la Roche Peter Pigott Monte Hummel & Justina C. Ray Jeffrey M. Heath C.W. Hunt Steve Pitt Michael Blair Marion Woodson James Reaney Tom Henighan W. Gunther Plaut Walter Pitman Mark Frutkin Bernd Horn Steve Pitt William Kilbourn Joan Grierson and the For the Record Committee Bernd Horn Andrew Hind & Maria Da Silva Vladimir Konieczny Pat Mattaini Mestern Gwen Molnar Jan Kamieński Charles Wilkins W.H. “Hank” Cunningham Howard G. Coombs Wayne Larsen Robert Popple Maureen Jennings Alex Herman, Paul Matthews & Andrew Feindel Deborah Brennan Chad Fraser Gerard Kenney Jane Pitfield JoAnn Dionne Nicholas Maes

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Mackenzie Lost and Found Maple Leaf and the White Cross (The) Mary Wakefield Mohawks on the Nile More True Tales of the Paranormal Mountain Knows No Expert (The) Myself Through Others Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah Now You Know Big Book 2 Now You Know Christmas Now You Know Disasters Now You Know Divorce Now You Know Golf Now You Know Hockey Now You Know Pirates Now You Know Weddings Ontario’s African-Canadian Heritage On the Wings of the Wind Outside the Line Paddling Partners Postman’s Round (The) Prism Blade (The) Reading the Bones Refugee (The) River Palace Robertson Davies Running Away to Sea Running with Dillinger Searching for Yesterday She Loves You Show No Fear Snakes & Ladders Sophie’s Exile Still Waters Sunnybrook Story (The) Tilted Time of the Thunderbird Toronto To Stand and Fight Together To Timbuktu for a Haircut Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore (The) True Stories of Rescue and Survival Twelve Trees Unbuilt Toronto

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Deborah Kerbel Christopher McCreery Mazo de la Roche Carl Benn Kimberly Molto Mike Nash David Watmough Lionel & Patricia Fanthorpe Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Fred Armstrong, Bryan Walls, Hilary Bates Neary & Karolyn Smardz Frost Sydney Sharpe Christian Petersen Bruce W. Hodgins & Carol Hodgins Denis Thériault Patricia Bow Gina McMurchy-Barber Benjamin Drew Walter Lewis & Rick Neilson Nicholas Maes George Fetherling Edward Butts Valerie Sherrard Rhonda Batchelor Bernd Horn Shaun Smith Beverley Boissery John Moss Charles Godfrey Steven Skurka Diane Silvey & John Mantha Mike Filey Steve Pitt Rick Antonson Ron Brown Carolyn Matthews J.D. Carpenter Mark Osbaldeston

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Unstoppable Force (An) Vanished Villages of Elgin Vilhjalmur Stefansson William Wye Smith Women of Beaver Hall (The) Woodstock Rising World of UFOs (A) Yellow Briar (The) Young City (The)

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Lucille H. Campey Jennifer Grainger Tom Henighan Scott A. McLean & Michael E. Vance Evelyn Walters Tom Wayman Chris A. Rutkowski Patrick Slater James Bow

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Author Index author

Antonson, Rick Armstrong, Fred Batchelor, Rhonda Benn, Carl Blair, Michael Boissery, Beverley Bow, James Bow, Patricia Boyce, Gerry Brennan, Deborah Brown, Ron Butts, Edward Campey, Lucille H. Carpenter, J.D. Colombo, John Robert Coombs, Howard G. Cunningham, W.H. “Hank” Da Silva, Maria De la Roche, Mazo Dionne, JoAnn Drew, Benjamin Easton, Don Elliott, David Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Feindel, Andrew Fetherling, George Filey, Mike Forster, Merna Fraser, Chad Frost, Karolyn Smardz Frutkin, Mark Godfrey, Charles Grainger, Jennifer Grierson, Joan Heath, Jeffrey M. Henighan, Tom Herman, Alex Hind, Andrew Hodgins, Bruce W. Hodgins, Carol Horn, Bernd Hummel, Monte Hunt, C.W. Jennings, Maureen

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Kamieński, Jan Kenney, Gerard Kerbel, Deborah Kilbourn, William Konieczny, Vladimir Larsen, Wayne Lennox, Doug Lewis, Walter Maes, Nicholas Mantha, John Mantle, Craig Leslie Matthews, Carolyn Matthews, Paul McCreery, Christopher McLean, Scott A. McMurchy-Barber, Gina McRae, David Mestern, Pat Mattaini Molnar, Gwen Molto, Kimberly Moss, John Nash, Mike Neary, Hilary Bates Neilson, Rick Osbaldeston, Mark Petersen, Christian Pigott, Peter Pitfield, Jane Pitman, Walter Pitt, Steve Plaut, W. Gunther Popple, Robert Ray, Justina C. Reaney, James Robart-Johnson, Sharon Rutkowski, Chris A. Sharpe, Sydney Sherrard, Valerie Silvey, Diane Skurka, Steven Slater, Patrick Smith, Shaun Thériault, Denis Vance, Michael E. Walls, Bryan

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Table of Contents Canada in Sudan Caribou and the North Fortune Favours the Brave Dancing in the Sky Mohawks on the Nile Hidden in the Enemy’s Sight The Yellow Briar Africa’s Children Belleville High on the Big Stone Heart Unbuilt Toronto Toronto Leaside Now You Know Big Book of Answers 2 Now You Know Christmas Now You Know Weddings Now You Know Divorce Now You Know Golf Now You Know Hockey Vilhjalmur Stefansson Robertson Davies On the Wings of the Wind 100 Canadian Heroines Women of Beaver Hall In Your Best Interest

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Running Away to Sea Eight Decades John Arpin The Mountain Knows No Expert Labours of Love More True Tales of the Paranormal The Big Book of Canadian Ghost Stories A World of UFOs Granite Mary Wakefield The Building of Jalna The Jalna Series Woodstock Rising Depth of Field Outside the Line Snakes & Ladders Doom Lake Holiday Hate Cell Mackenzie, Lost and Found Faster Than Wind The Young City True Stories of Rescue and Survival Spring/Summer 2008 Roundup Title Index Author Index

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Books Celebrating the Outdoors PaddLing ParTnerS Fifty Years of northern Canoe Travel by Bruce W. Hodgins and Carol Hodgins 978-1-55002-761-7 $24.99, £13.99 paper Stories of shared canoe travel — the joys, challenges, and triumphs.

The LaST STand a Journey Through the ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the niagara escarpment by Peter E. Kelly and Douglas W. Larson 978-1-897045-19-0 $39.95, £19.99 paper

The Cabin a Search for Personal Sanctuary by Hap Wilson 978-1-897045-05-3 $24.95, £17.50 paper The author takes us on his journey to his peaceful wilderness log cabin existence.

CaPTuring The FrenCh river images along One of Canada’s Most Famous Waterways, 1910–1927 by Wayne Kelly 978-1-897045-23-7 $27.99, £14.99 paper

This full-colour book reveals the existence of an ancient cedar forest on the Niagara Escarpment.

Photos from a rare private collection along the historic French River.

ebb and FLOW Tides and Life on Our Once and Future Planet by Tom Koppel 978-1-55002-726-6 $26.99, £14.99 paper

naTure FirST Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way edited by Bob Henderson & Nils Vikander 978-1-897045-21-3 $29.99, £15.99 paper

Drawing on history, science, and memories, this book demonstrates the complexity of tides and how they affect us.

An approach to creating a relationship between humans and the natural environment.

The Lure OF FaraWaY PLaCeS reflections on Wilderness and Solitude by Herb Pohl 978-1-897045-24-4 $27.95, £14.99 paper

nOW YOu KnOW exTreMe WeaTher The Little book of answers by Doug Lennox 978-1-55002-743-3 $9.99, £5.99 paper

Herb Pohl, solo wilderness canoe traveller, left a legacy of stories of an individual alone in the wilderness.

THE DuNDuRN GRouP Fall/Winter 2008–09

Trivia on phenomena like global warming, killer hurricanes, and other weather extremes. ISBN: 978-1-55002-879--9

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