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ABCs of West Coast Gardening

ABCs of West Coast Gardening

by Palmer, Mary

Gardening on the west coast can be a frustrating undertaking. The adverse weather and wildlife in our region can be enough to turn some off for good. With the right information in hand, however, gardening in our luscious region can be as rewarding as anywhere else on the planet. The key to obtaining that ever-elusive west coast green thumb is Mary Palmer's ABCs of West Coast...

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The Accidental Airline

The Accidental Airline

by White, Howard

His books with Howard White made a bestselling author out of Jim Spilsbury - the BC coast's legendary pioneer, painter, photographer, aviator, inventor and raconteur...

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Adventures in Solitude

Adventures in Solitude

by Lawrence, Grant

From Captain George Vancouver to Muriel "Curve of Time" Blanchet to Jim "Spilsbury's Coast" Spilsbury, visitors to Desolation Sound have left behind a trail of books endowing the area with a romantic aura that helps to make it British Columbia's most popular marine park...

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Adventures in Solitude Audiobook

Adventures in Solitude Audiobook

by Lawrence, Grant

From Captain George Vancouver to Muriel "Curve of Time" Blanchet to Jim "Spilsbury's Coast" Spilsbury, visitors to Desolation Sound have left behind a trail of books endowing the area with a romantic aura that helps to make it British Columbia's most popular marine park...

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Affaires of the Heart

Affaires of the Heart

by Ford, Cathy

A book of long poems about being on the edge, the cost of life and death, and loving.

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Aftermath

Aftermath

by Cameron, Anne

In this powerful, shocking and highly absorbing new work, Anne Cameron picks up a thread from her prize-winning novel Dreamspeaker, in which an eleven-year-old abuse survivor and runaway named Peter Baxter is taken from his adopted family - two reclusive Native elders - only to be destroyed by the child welfare system that supposedly exists to protect him...

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The Al Purdy A Frame Anthology

The Al Purdy A Frame Anthology

by Purdy, Al

This is a book with a mission. On one level it is a celebration of the great Canadian poet Al Purdy by eminent writers who were his contemporaries. It is also part of a campaign to preserve the place that was the centre of Purdy's writing universe--his home, a lakeside A-frame cottage in Ameliasburgh, Ontario, where he and his wife Eurithe lived for 43 years...

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Albrecht Dürer and me

Albrecht Dürer and me

by Zieroth, David

David Zieroth's Albrecht D�rer and me, an autobiographical travelogue spanning the author's journeys through central Europe, explores the transformative effect of dislocation. Inspired by and responding to art and music, history and war, architecture and place, this collection unearths knowledge that can only be realized by leaving home...

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The All Natural Allergy Cookbook

The All Natural Allergy Cookbook

by Martin, Jeanne Marie

If you have food allergies or food sensitivities, this book was written for you. The All Natural Allergy Cookbook offers a wealth of information valuable to people with food allergies and to those interested in improving their diets by cutting down on eggs, meat or dairy...

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And to Think I Got in Free!

And to Think I Got in Free!

by Taylor, Jim

In this fascinating collection Canada's most entertaining sportswriter revisits the glories of a career following sporting events and personalities that spanned five decades...

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The Annie Poems

The Annie Poems

by Cameron, Anne

Anne Cameron is well-known for her humourous retellings of North West Coast Indian legends - Daughters of Copper Woman and Dzelarhons. In the present collection of poetry, she enters a darker, more eerie and threatening corner of this world. "The Sickness That Has No Name" is an exploration of alienation and Indian mysticism, and of a woman's determination to live her own...

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Anything for a Laugh

Anything for a Laugh

by Nicol, Eric

"What are memories?" writes Eric Nicol in this volume. "Laundered biography?" In this case, memoirs are the rollicking, funny life and times of Eric Nicol.

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The Apple Eaters

The Apple Eaters

by Langford, Ernest

This light-hearted murder mystery features Jimmy Sung, an unsuccessful private investigator who was once a certified whiz kid but has since sunk into a dreamy existential malaise.

When schoolgirl Janet MacDougall hears that her playboy brother Martin has committed suicide, she doesn't believe it...

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The Art of the Impossible

The Art of the Impossible

by Meggs, Geoff

At his first cabinet meeting Premier Dave Barrett takes off his shoes, leaps onto the leather-inlaid cabinet table and skids the length of the room. "Are we here for a good time or a long time?" he roars. His answer: a good time, a time of change, action, doing what was needed and right, not what was easy and conventional...

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Atlas

Atlas

by Montpellier, Paul

Who would have suspected the power of bubble gum? Atlas is bored. It's raining, so he sits inside, chewing a gumball. He blows a bubble and imagines that it is Australia. Then the stove becomes a Chinese dragon; the fridge is Antarctica, inhabited by penguins; the bathtub melts away into the Seven Seas; and the piano turns into an African elephant...

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Backstage Vancouver

Backstage Vancouver

by Potter, Greg

They are all legendary entertainers who made stops in Vancouver, BC, leaving flakes of stardust behind. A wonderful horde of showbiz lore has accumulated over the decades but has been jealously guarded by industry insiders...

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The Bare Plum of Winter Rain

The Bare Plum of Winter Rain

by Lane, Patrick

The Bare Plum of Winter Rain is the latest collection of poetry by award-winning poet Patrick Lane, author of more than 20 published books of poetry...

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The BC Almanac Book of Greatest British Columbians

The BC Almanac Book of Greatest British Columbians

by Forsythe, Mark

CBC Vancouver's radio show BC Almanac, not to be outdone by the parent corporation's nationwide search for the 100 Greatest Canadians of all time, called upon its listeners in 2004 to nominate the 100 Greatest British Columbians of all time...

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Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest

Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest

by Sept, J. Duane

Newly revised and updated in 2009 with additional photographs and an easier-to-use layout, this beautifully illustrated guide aids in identifying the most common intertidal animals and plants of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon...

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The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life of California

The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life of California

by Sept, J. Duane

The California coast is one of the world's richest, most diverse habitats for intertidal marine life. It is also the site of one the world's greatest population concentrations and tourist destinations. Until now, the many millions of people living on and visiting California's coastline have gone without a guide to aid in exploring the abundant seashore life right under their noses...

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Bella Coola

Bella Coola

by Granander, Hans

The Bella Coola Valley lies in the misty heart of British Columbia's West Coast, where the Pacific spills into forest-clad cracks in the Coast Mountains. Though the human footprint here is 11,000 years old, it remains modest--about 2,500 hardy souls populate the remote valley.

Nature, by contrast, has thrown herself wantonly upon the area...

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Bella Coola Man

Bella Coola Man

by Mack, Clayton

When Clayton Mack was a child, his parents wrapped him in wolf skin and dumped him in water four times so he would grow up strong and fierce in the woods like a wolf. True to this Nuxalk tradition, Mack grew up to be a world-famous grizzly bear hunter and guide...

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Bent Props & Blow Pots

Bent Props & Blow Pots

by Terpening, Rex

Crash landings were part of the job in the early 1930s, when Rex Terpening started out in arctic aviation. As an air engineer for Canadian Airways in the Northwest Territories, Terpening took the right-hand seat in the cockpit and flew "on operations" daily, warming the oil and the engine on winter mornings, refuelling, and inevitably mending both engine and aircraft when things went wrong...

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The Best of Adrian Raeside

The Best of Adrian Raeside

by Raeside, Adrian

For over three decades editorial cartoonist and BC resident Adrian Raeside has trained his laser wit on a subject he knows well--the foibles of life on Canada's wet coast...

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The Best of Jim Coleman

The Best of Jim Coleman

by Coleman, Jim

Jim Coleman saw the Victoria Cougars win the Stanley Cup in 1925 and the Team Canada-Russia hockey showdown in 1972. He saw Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth slam homers in training camp and was there when Jack Dempsey KO'd Jack Sharkey. He interviewed a young man named Jackie Robinson who wistfully dreamed of the day when black men might play in baseball's major leagues...

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A Better Place on Earth

A Better Place on Earth

by MacLeod, Andrew

In British Columbia, like most of the world, the wealth of the richest one percent has grown exponentially in recent decades, while the majority have found their incomes stagnant or even declining. The top 10 percent in BC now hold 56.2 percent of the wealth, a greater share than anywhere else in Canada...

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Beyond Remembering

Beyond Remembering

by Purdy, Al

By the time Al Purdy succumbed to lung cancer at his waterfront home in Sidney BC on April 21, 2000, he was universally acknowledged to be one of the greatest writers Canada has produced. In five decades as a published author he had produced over forty books and received innumerable distinctions, including two Governor General's Awards and the Order of Canada...

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Beyond the Chilcotin

Beyond the Chilcotin

by Phillips, Diana

Pioneers Pan Phillips and his partner Rich Hobson carved their places in ranching history when they discovered "grass beyond the mountains" in the far reaches of the Chilcotin. Thanks to a series of hugely popular books, their exploits became the stuff of legend and Phillips became one of Canada's enduring folk heroes...

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Beyond the Home Ranch

Beyond the Home Ranch

by Phillips, Diana

Diana Phillips, daughter of Canadian folk legend Pan Phillips, shares more extraordinary tales about her life on the ranch in the remote British Columbian backcountry.

Two years after publishing Beyond the Chilcotin, her remarkable memoir about growing up on her famous father's pioneer ranch in the Chilcotin, Diana Phillips continues her story...

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Bijaboji

Bijaboji

by Carey, Betty Lowman

Betty Lowman was 22 years old in June 1937 when she climbed into her beloved red dugout canoe Bijaboji and set out on a journey from Puget Sound to Alaska. Traversing some of the most treacherous waters on earth, the journey would have been a risky act for an extreme adventurer in any era; for a young woman in the conservative 1930s, it was a venture of almost unimaginable daring...

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Bill Reid and the Haida Canoe

Bill Reid and the Haida Canoe

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Northwest Coast peoples were maritime engineers who mastered the art of building dugout canoes from gigantic red cedars, using only tools made from bone, stone, and wood...

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The Birder's Guide to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland

The Birder's Guide to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland

by Nature Vancouver,

Birding is one of the fastest-growing hobbies in North America--one in five Canadians enjoy identifying, photographing or filming birds. With easy access to coastal mountains, marshes and mudflats of the Fraser delta, temperate rainforest, and rocky shores of the Pacific Ocean, the Vancouver area is a wonderful destination for birdwatchers...

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Similar Titles

  • The Accidental Airline
  • Adventures in Solitude
  • Adventures in Solitude Audiobook
  • Affaires of the Heart
  • Aftermath
  • The Al Purdy A Frame Anthology
  • Albrecht Dürer and me
  • The All Natural Allergy Cookbook
  • And to Think I Got in Free!
  • The Annie Poems
  • Anything for a Laugh
  • The Apple Eaters
  • The Art of the Impossible
  • Atlas
  • Backstage Vancouver
  • The Bare Plum of Winter Rain
  • The BC Almanac Book of Greatest British Columbians
  • Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest
  • The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life of California
  • Bella Coola
  • Bella Coola Man
  • Bent Props & Blow Pots
  • The Best of Adrian Raeside
  • The Best of Jim Coleman
  • A Better Place on Earth
  • Beyond Remembering
  • Beyond the Chilcotin
  • Beyond the Home Ranch
  • Bijaboji
  • Bill Reid and the Haida Canoe
  • The Birder's Guide to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland
  • ABCs of West Coast Gardening
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