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Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club Official Yearbook, 2017-2018

By Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, 2018. Paper bound, quarto, Pp80. As new. Cover shows a fan picture with a big banner ""Rise Together"". 250 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$16.00

Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club Official Yearbook, 2015-16

By Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, 2016. Paper bound, quarto, Pp80. Cover shows close-ups of Mathieu Perreault and Mark Scheifele. Tight and clean - in very good or better condition. 250 grams - ships lettermail. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$16.00

At the Forks: Mennonites in Winnipeg

By Driedger, Leo

Kitchener: Pandora Press, 2010. Paper bound, first printing, illustrated with tables and photos. Pp473. Extensively referenced. Includes index. As new. 630 grams. From the blurb on the rear cover: One hundred and forty years ago, the first Mennonites in Manitoba stopped only briefly in Winnipeg (""Muddy Waters"") to pick up shovels and supplies before they headed to their rural reserves to break the prairie sod. Staying in Winnipeg was not an option, because the city - really just a small town at the time - was too risky for a conservative people who were unprepared for the ""world."" Building new homes on rural reserves was the dominating vision. How, then, has it come to be that Winnipeg is home to the largest number of Mennonites in any single city in the world? How did Mennonites happen to find themselves in this city? Why did they change their standpoint, if that is indeed what they did? And what are they doing in Winnipeg now? Twelve chapters are devoted to providing a context to help the reader understand where Mennonites came from, how they changed from a rural to an urban people, and how these trends occurred at the forks of three rivers named ""muddy waters"" or Winnipeg. Leo Driedger is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Manitoba, where he taught, researched and published for more than forty years. He continues to write there today as Senior Scholar. For more than twenty years, Driedger has served on boards of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC Manitoba, MCC Canada, MCC International). His teaching, research and service have allowed him to travel extensively yet he and his family have called Winnipeg their home for nearly fifty years. This is his nineteenth book. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$24.00

The Churchill: A Canadian Heritage River

By Jonker, Peter (ed.)

Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, 1995. Paper bound, illustrated covers, quarto, illustrated with maps, graphs, tables and other diagrams. viii + Pp208. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 600 grams. In July 1993, the Churchill River was nominated to become a Canadian Heritage River. In March 1995, people representing a wide range of special interests met in Saskatoon to contribute background information on a variety of topics relevant to the Churchill. This book is the proceedings from that conference. It constitutes a compendium of information on the Churchill River as well as on natural, cultural, and recreational resource management relevant to river systems. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$25.00

Winnipeg 1912
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Winnipeg 1912

By Blanchard, Jim

Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2005. Paper bound, illustrated with photos, maps, cartoons and other ephemera, Pp277. Includes references and select bibliography. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 480 grams. From the blurb on the rear cover: At the beginning of the last century, no city on the continent was growing faster or was more aggressive than Winnipeg. No year in the city's history epitomized this energy more than 1912, when Winnipeg was on the crest of a period of unprecedented prosperity. In just forty years, it had grown from a village on the banks of the Red River to become the third largest city in Canada. In the previous decade alone, its population had tripled to nearly 170,000 and it now dominated the economy and society of western Canada. As Canada's most cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse centre, with most of its population under the age of forty, it was also the country's liveliest city, full of bustle and optimism. In Winnipeg 1912, Jim Blanchard guides readers on a tour through this golden year when, as the Chicago Tribune proclaimed, ""all roads lead to Winnipeg."" Beginning early New Year's Day, as the city's high society rang in 1912 at the Royal Alexandra Hotel, he visits the public and private side of the ""Chicago of the North."" He looks into the opulent mansions of the city's new elite and into its political backrooms, as well as into the crowded homes of Winnipeg's immigrant North End. From the excited crowds at the summer Exhibition to the turbulent floor of the Grain Exchange, Blanchard gives us a vivid picture of daily life in this fast-paced city of new millionaires and newly arrived immigrants. Richly illustrated with over seventy period photographs, Winnipeg 1912 captures a time and place that left a lasting impression on Canadian history and culture. Jim Blanchard is the editor of the award-winning book A Thousand Miles of Prairie. He is former president of the Manitoba Historical Society. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$15.00

Pioneer Settlers: Ukrainians in the Dauphin Area, 1896-1926

By Ewanchuk, Michael

Steinbach: Derksen Printers, 1988. Paper bound, first edition, illustrated with numerous maps and photos, viii + Pp253. Includes bibliography and index. A few dog-eared pages with a moderate crease across bottom corner of rear cover else a tight and clean, very good or better copy. 420 grams - ships lettermail. Scarce. From the Foreword: ""In this, his sixth book on Ukrainian migrants, Michael Ewanchuk examines the Ukrainian occupation of land in the area south and east of Duck Mountain. In the tradition of his earlier books, he has leaned heavily on interviews and personal accounts, a technique that permits us to see the process through the eyes of those most intimately involved and to better sympathize with the difficulties they faced."" We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$40.00

Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club Official Yearbook, 2015-16

By Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, 2016. Paper bound, quarto, Pp80. Cover shows captain Blake Wheeler, Dustin Byfuglien, and Mark Scheifele. Very minor crease to bottom front corner of front cover else a tight and clean, very good or better copy. 250 grams - ships lettermail. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$16.00

Virden: Images from the Past, 1882-1982

By McIntosh, D.W.

No place: D.W. McIntosh, ca 1982. Paper bound, oblong octavo, illustrated old photos throughout. Photos include a Street Scene: Indian Pow-wow, about 1890, taken in front of Wm. Scarth's store, corner of 7th Ave. and Nelson Street; Virden's Grand Central Hotel (photo circa 1889); Virden Fire Brigade at the Turn of the Century; W.J. Wilcox: An Early General Store; A Virden Hardware: 1900; ""Stroll the Boardwalk for Fine Clothes!"" (circa 1900); ""The Days of Real Horse Power""; ""Early Motorists in Virden (circa 1910); ""A threshing Gang"" (1901); ""Construction of an Elevator Addition (circa 1900); ""A Virden Fair"" (circa 1916); St. Mary's Church; ""The good Old Schooldays"" (1913); Virden Hospital; Virden Airport: 1943; A Farmer Harvests his Crop while the Oilman Drills on his Land (1950s); Virden Post Office; etc. Unpaginated (approx. Pp20). Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 85 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly!

$16.00

Spirit Within Our Dreams: Stories, poetry and visual art by the students of the school at Stony Mountain Correctional Institute

By Editorial Collective of Meegwetch Wichiwakan

Stony Mountain: Meegwetch Wichiwakan editorial collective, 1994. Paper bound, large quarto, beautifully illustrated throughout with original art, Pp72. As new. 440 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! The book is organized along five themes: Dreams, Childhood & Violence, Love, Addictions & Prison; and Traditions and Healing. ""When the walked into the house all they could see was a pipe and other tools that involve the life of the Anishinaabe. He was very rich with what he had, he was happy, peaceful and proud. ~Bugjuice. The man had learned from an early age that money can't buy happiness but happiness could buy love and respect. ~Ajaxx The moral of the story is: Don't judge people too fast. Be kind and open-hearted. You shall get the same in return. ~Bugjuice. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$25.00

As Many Liars: The Story of the 1995 Manitoba Vote-Splitting Scandal
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As Many Liars: The Story of the 1995 Manitoba Vote-Splitting Scandal

By Smith, Doug

Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring, 2003. Paper bound, edition not stated, 248pp includes references. New/unread. 350 grams - ships letter mail at reduced postage when you contact us directly. Two copies available. From the rear cover: ""In 1995, senior members of the Conservative of Manitoba perpetrated one of the most heinous political crimes in Canadian history. They tried to rig an entire election. Doug Smith has done a masterful job with this highly readable, sometimes even humorous and always cogent book. It should serve as a warning to politicians of all stripes who come to believe in their divine right to rule."" ~Frances Russell, Winnipeg Free Press columnist. ""A valuable and very readable account of a stupid and sordid scheme to tamper with democracy in Manitoba."" ~ Paul Thomas, Duff Roblin Professor of government, University of Manitoba. ""In 1998, Manitoba's Conservative government was oozing confidence and appeared certain to cruise to reelection under Premier Gary Filmon. But the party had a skeleton in it scloset. In the 1995 provincial election, Manitoba Conservatives had financed a supposedly independent Aboriginal candidate in an attempt to divert votes away from the New Democratic Party. When a local radio reporter began to investigate persistent rumors about Conservative dirty tricks in the last provincial election, he borke open the scandal that led to a riveting public inquiry, and ultimately to the fall of the government. The vote-splitting scheme was equal parts detective story and comedy of errors, tragedy and farce. Because it had occurred in the hardscrabble Interlake region, carried out by a wildly eccentric cast of characters, some media commentators dismissed the story as a low-rent scandal conducted by political hillbillies. But in fact the caper was masterminded by the premier's principal secretary and supported by two of the province's most distinguished entrepreneurs. This lively, readable book tells the story of the lies and fall of Manitoba's Conservative government, and serves as a reminder that politics is about power and the principles by which a society's wealth is to be distributed."" All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$10.00

Blueberries and Polar Bears
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Blueberries and Polar Bears

By Webber, Helen and Marie Woolsey

Churchill: Blueberries & Polar Bears Publishing, 1995. Metal ring bound, smaller quarto, second printing, signed by both authors at top of title page, illustrated, Pp208. Includes index. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy with faint wear to cover extremities. 470 grams unpacked - extra postage may be requested for shipment outside Manitoba. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$20.00

The Winnipeg Effect: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

By Kirby, Bill et al (The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art)

Winnipeg: Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art, 2016. Ring bound from the rear cover along spine, bright red illustrated covers, illustrated in colour throughout, Pp60. four pages with inked notations on the participants else a very good or better copy. 145 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$12.00

Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club Official Yearbook, 2017-2018

By Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, 2018. Paper bound, quarto, Pp80. As new. 250 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$30.00

Manitoba

By Eagen, Rachel

Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2009. Paper bound, later printing, illustrated throughout, Pp44. Includes glossary and index. As new. A publication from the 'Canada Close Up' series of juvenile literature. Did you know that Canada's biggest producer of sunflower seeds is Manitoba? Find out about: mosquitoes and polar bears; Lord Selkirk and Louis Riel; fur trading and fishing; Hudson Bay ice and Red River floods; bannock and jambusters; and lots more! 105 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$4.00

Redemption: Stories of Hope, Resilience and Life after Gangs

By Mahon, Anne

Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications, 2017. Paper bound, square 8vo, illustrated with photos, Pp232. Includes index. Tight and clean - an 'as new' copy. 360 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! The book covers nine life stories of Winnipeg gang members. Why do people join gangs? Once entrenched in a life of crime with its realities of incarceration, addiction, power and money, is it possible to ever walk away? This triumphant collection of nine personal life stories from ex-gang members enlightens, surprises, inspires and perhaps answers these questions. The first-person accounts illuminate the harsh reality of living as a marginalized pweson, often neglected and in poverty. Unexpectedly, their stories share heartfelt commentary on topics such as peace, joy, forgiveness and hope. Readers will be challenged to question their own preconceived notions as they are given an illuminating look at individual lives behind the crime statistics. This book covers territory that often doesn't get into the news media. It creates connection through our shared humanity. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$11.00

Memoirs of a Whiteshell Trapper

By Henschell. Alex

Lac du Bonnet: Lac du Bonnet Leader, 1993. Paper bound, larger format, 5th edition, illustrated with numerous photos in black and white, Pp103. Table of Contents at back. As new. ""Being the storyteller that I am, and people asking me to write my memoirs, well, here they are. Unable to get around as I used to, the temptation of writing my life story became more appealing to me. Well, I guess with all the time on my hands, I found a way to relive some of my experience. Trapping was my way of life. Everything I have today I owe to the wilderness of the Whiteshell. Trapping was my way of life. Everything I have today I owe to the wilderness of the Whiteshell. Trapping paid for my clothes, my car, my farm, everything I own."" 175 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$25.00

Spruce Woods Provincial Park

By Province of Manitoba (Department of Natural Resources, Parks Branch)

Winnipeg: Manitoba Department of Natural Resources, 1982. Paper bound, oblong octavo, illustrated with maps, photos, and line drawings. Pp32. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 140 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! From the Prelude: As a young man Ernest Thompson Seton roamed the hills of Spruce Woods, pen and paper in hand, capturing for all time his impressions of ""those glorious hills."" The wind whispered its wisdom, the changing seasons brought a wealth of new experiences, and Seton responded with a life-long love affair with the Carberry sandhills. A hundred years later, visitors to Spruce Woods Provincial Park can experience the same sense of discovery. Wandering over this great stretch of undulating landscape one recalls vividly the geography lessons of Grade School -- how Manitoba was once covered by a massive blanket of ice, a shifting ice-sheet that shaped the land as it advanced and retreated. By 12,000 years ago the sun had once again warmed the earth, and the ice had begun to melt. Glacial Lake Agassiz, larger than any lake found on earth today, was formed in the depression caused by the weight of the ice and by northward-flowing rivers which ran up against the huge ice dam. A tract of land 6,500 square kilometres formed when the surging Assiniboine river emptied into Lake Agassiz near Brandon, moving rapidly into the still lake waters and depositing a great volume of sand and gravel in the delta area. Spruce Woods Provincial Park today lies in the former Assiniboine Delta. Over the next few thousand years as the ice disappeared the land rebounded. Subsequently, new drainage channels formed and the lake began to dry up. As the water levels fell the deposits began to stand out above the surrounding plains. Exposed and barren, the sandy delta was shipped up by winds into dunes 6 to 30 metres high. The winds battered the land, shaping and reshaping the sand into shifting dunes, their crescent shapes adorned with ripples that danced and moved. The resulting dunes were favourable to white spruce and dry prairie because of good drainage and little moisture-loss through evaporation. Over many generations a succession of plant life crept across the dunes. Like an advancing army invading the desert, these plants trapped the sand grains between their roots carpeting the rolling dunes. Sand reed grass, lichens, the pin-cushion and prairie cacti and other drought-tolerant plants then made room for denser troops of bearberry, wolf willow and creeping juniper. Entering the area is rather like stepping back in time, for much of this land exists as it did hundreds of years ago. Paper bound, stapled wraps, quarto, first edition. Illustrations in black and white, includes maps. 50pp includes suggested readings section, and appendix. Previous owner name neatly and modestly on front cover else in very good condition. 180 grams. Two copies available. From the introduction: This booklet is written for the general public and its main purpose is to provide an outline of the prehistoric events that have taken place in northern Manitoba over the last 8,000 years. The north is stressed because a lot of research which has disclosed the rich and complex prehistory of the area has been conducted there in the last ten years."" All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$20.00

Master of My Fate

By McIntosh, Linda with Steven Fletcher

Winnipeg: Heartland, 2015. Paper bound in dark blue wrappers, illustrated, Pp167. Includes appendices. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy which appears to be unread. 260 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$22.50

Living in the Way: The Pilgrimage of Jake and Trudie Unrau

By Unrau, Jake with Johann D. Funk

Winnipeg: CMBC Publications, 1996. Paper bound, illustrated throughout with black and white photos, including one map. Pp149. As new. 265 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$15.00

Brandon's Politics and Politicians

By Clark, W. Leland

Brandon: Brandon Sun, 1981. Paper bound, first printing, illustrated, viii + Pp263. Inscribed by author on title page. Extensively referenced. Includes numerous appendices, bibliography, and index. Bump to top rear corner has resulted in moderate creasing to small portion of block else a tight and clean, very good or better copy. 435 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$9.00

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