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The Prowler

by Gunnars, Kristjana

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Published
2002
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Good > Very Good
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Re-issue
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9780889950429
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Red Deer AB: Red Deer College Press, 2002 A powerful postmodern novel combining the elements of a psychological thriller with the history of a people trapped by landscape and politics. A poetically charged text prowls the isolation and heartbreak of a girl growing up in Iceland in the post-war years, and her later experiences as an immigrant in North America.… Read more
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Shadow of A Stranger

by Maybury, Anne

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Published
1960
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Nera Fine
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New York: Ace Books, 1960 Vintage Gothic set in Toronto. A love she trusted planted the demon seed of her destruction...When Tess Bellairs joined her husband in Toronto, she was shocked by the change in him. Johnny had become a stranger, but whether because of his coldly beautiful cousin Olivia or this Uncle Luke's vast fortune, she could not tell.Feeling… Read more
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My Brother's Keeper

by Engel, Howard & Wright, Eric

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First Edition.
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Toronto: Book City / Bookmasters Beey Copperman's visit to Toronto to help his brother coincides with Inspector Charlie Salter in the investigation of a missing Doctor. Illustrated by Greg McEvoy. This special story was commisioned to celebrated the 25th anniversary of the original "Book City" bookstore in Toronto. 124p. illus.. First Edition.. Card Covers. As New/Near Fine - Slight… Read more
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Stone Mattress

by Atwood, Margaret

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Published
2014
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New
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1st Canadian Edition.
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9780771006807
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2014 "In these nine dazzlingly inventive and rewarding stories, Margaret Atwood's signature dark humour, playfulness, and deadly seriousness are in abundance. 288p. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. New/New.
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Islands of Decolonial Love

by Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake

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Published
2013
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Fine
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1st Canadian Edition.
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9781894037884
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Winnipeg: ARP/Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2013 In her debut collection of short stories... renowned writer and activist Leanne Simpson vividly explores the lives of contemporary Indigenous Peoples and communities, especially those of her own Nishnaabeg nation. Found on reserves, in cities and small towns, in bars and curling rinks, canoes and community centres, doctors offices and pickup trucks, Simpson's characters confront… Read more
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The Whole Megillah

by Engel, Howard

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Published
1991
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First Edition.
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Toronto: Book City / Bookmasters, 1991 When Benny Cooperman left Grantham for a visit to Toronto he found himself embroiled in a biblio mystery. Illustrated by Sheila McGrawThis special story was commisioned to celebrated the 15th anniversary of the original "Book City" bookstore in Toronto.. 84p.. First Edition.. Card Covers. As New/Near Fine - Slight Chip. Illus. by Sheila… Read more
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

by Leacock, Stephen

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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Reprint.
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9780771099847
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989 Reprint.. Pbk. Near Fine.
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The Robber Bride

by Atwood Margaret

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Published
1993
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As New
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780771008214
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1993 "This is the wise, unsettling, drastic story of three women whose lives share a common wound: Zenia, a woman they first met as university students in the sixties. Zenia is smart and beautiful, by turns manipulative, vulnerable - and irresistible. She has entered into their separate lives to ensnare their sympathy, betray their… Read more
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Lives of Mothers and Daughters: Growing up with Alice Munro

by Munro, Sheila

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Published
2001
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New
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780771066696
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2001 So much of what I think I know-and I think I know more about my mother's life than almost any daughter could know-is refracted through the prism of her writing. Such is the power of her fiction that sometimes it even feels as though I'm living inside an Alice Munro story." The millions of people… Read more
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Beyond Hope

by Zaremba, Eve

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Published
1990
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Fine
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1st Canadain Edition
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9780921299028
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Toronto: Amanita Publications, 1990 Fast-paced thriller has Helen Keremos, street-smart lesbian detective, searching for a long lost sixties revolutionary who happens to be the daughter of a right-wing U.S. presidential candidate.. 1st Canadain Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine.
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Bluebeard's Egg

by Atwood Margaret

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Published
1983
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Fine
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1st.Canadian Edition
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9780771008085
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1983 In this acclaimed collection of twelve stories, Margaret Atwood probes the territory of childhood memories and the casual cruelty men and women inflict upon each other and themselves. She looks behind the familiar world of family summers at remote lakes, ordinary lives, and unexpected loves, and she unearths profound truths. A melancholy, teenage love is… Read more
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A Pinch of Time

by Tatilon, Claude

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Published
2011
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New
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1st Canadian Edition
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9781550961478
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Holstein ON: Exile Editions, 2011 Tragedy, comedy, and historical fiction come together to relate this bittersweet childhood tale. Set in Nazi-occupied southern France, the story follows young Dominique, who is a mere seven years old when his father is arrested by the Gestapo in May of 1943. The protagonist then flees Marseille with his mother and cousin Gérard, escaping starvation… Read more
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The Underpainter

by Urquhart, Jane

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Published
1997
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As New
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780771086649
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997 The Underpainteris a novel of interwoven lives in which the world of art collides with the realm of human emotion. It is the story of Austin Fraser, an American painter now in his later years, who is haunted by memories of those whose lives most deeply touched his own, including a young Canadian soldier and… Read more
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Drifting Snow: An Arctic Search

by Houston, James

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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1st Canadian Edition.
ISBN
9780771042836
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 1992 "Taken south as a very small child from her Inuit-Eskimo parents in the Canadian Arctic - to save her life from tuberculosis - Elizabeth was one o f the children whose identity papers were lost. As a young teenager, she returns to the Arctic in search of her family and her own culture… Read more
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Le Beau Mystere = The Beautiful Mystery

by Penny, Louise

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Published
2018
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New
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First Thus
ISBN
9782890778344
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Editions Flammarion Quebec, 2018 Translation into French by Claire & Louise Chabalier. Caché au creux d’une forêt sauvage du Québec, le monastère Saint-Gilbert-entre-les-Loups n’admet aucun étranger. Vingt-quatre moines y vivent cloîtrés. Ils cultivent des légumes, élèvent des poules, fabriquent du chocolat et prient… Ironiquement, la communauté qui a fait vu de silence est devenue mondialement célèbre pour ses chants grégoriens,… Read more
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En Plein Coeur = Still Life

by Penny, Louise

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Published
2010
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New
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First Thus
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9782890775268
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Editions Flammarion Quebec, 2010 Translation into French by Michel Saint-Laurent. Three Pines, dans les Cantons-de-l’Est, est un petit coin de paradis. Un matin, durant le week-end de l’Action de grâce, Jane Neal est trouvée morte dans les bois, le cœur transpercé. Le réveil est brutal pour cette communauté tranquille, car ce qui pourrait n’être qu’un bête accident de chasse laisse… Read more
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Illusion De Lumiere = Trick of the Light

by Penny, Louise

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Published
2017
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New
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First Thus
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9782890777910
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Editions Flammarion Quebec, 2017 Translation into French by Claire & Louise Chabalier. Quand il se réalise, le rêve d’une vie peut virer au cauchemar. Lors du vernissage de sa première exposition au Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, un mauvais pressentiment hante Clara Morrow. De fait, le lendemain de la fête à Three Pines, une femme est trouvée la nuque brisée… Read more
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Le Mois le Plus Cruel = Cruelest Month

by Penny, Louise

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Published
2011
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New
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First Thus
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9782890773912
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Editions Flammarion Quebec, 2011 Translation into French by Michel Saint-Laurent & Louise Chabalier.. Durant le week-end de Pâques, le village de Three Pines s'anime le temps d'une grande chasse aux oufs. Lorsqu'une étrangère ayant le don de communiquer avec les esprits s'installe au gîte d'Olivier, sa présence éveille la curiosité. Une soirée de spiritisme est organisée dans la vieille maison… Read more
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Révélation brutale

by Penny, Louise

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Published
2012
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New
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First Thus
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9782890773936
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Editions Flammarion Quebec, 2012 Translation into French by Claire & Louise Chabalier. L’été s’achève et la nature réserve aux habitants de Three Pines un dernier éclat… terrifiant. Un mort est découvert dans l’endroit le plus vivant du village : le bistro d’Olivier. De prime abord, personne n’admet connaître le vieil ermite assassiné. Armand Gamache et son équipe reviennent dans… Read more
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Sous la Glace = Dead Cold

by Penny, Louise

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Published
2011
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New
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First Thus
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9782890775275
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Editions Flammarion Quebec, 2011 Translation into French by Michel Saint-Laurent L’hiver a enveloppé de neige le village endormi de Three Pines. Le temps des fêtes appelle à la paix et aux bons sentiments, jusqu’à ce qu’un cri déchire l’air glacé. Un meurtre a été commis : une spectatrice de la traditionnelle partie de curling a été électrocutée sous les… Read more
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