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Extraordinary Canadians: Big Bear
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|August 30, 2011

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Big Bear (1825–1888) was a Plains Cree chief in Saskatchewan at a time when aboriginals were confronted with the disappearance of the buffalo and waves of European settlers that seemed destined to destroy the Indian way of life. In 1876 he refused to sign…
A Discovery of Strangers
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|September 26, 1995

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A Discovery of Strangers tells of the meeting of two civilizations – the first encounter of the nomadic Dene people with Europeans – in an imaginative reconstruction of John Franklin’s first map-making expedition in 1819—21 in what is now…
Come Back
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|October 17, 2016

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From a 2-time winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, an intense novel of loss, memory and the limitless nature of family love.           Hal Wiens, a retired professor, is mourning the sudden death of his…
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|January 29, 2003

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When it began, he was just another stranger without a name. When it ended, he was the most notorious criminal in North America, the object of the largest manhunt in RCMP history. This is the story of Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper, a silent man of superhuman…
The Temptations Of Big Bear
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|February 25, 1995

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“What can that mean, I and my family will have a ‘reserve of one square mile’?” So asks Big Bear of Governor Morris, come to impose a square treaty on the round, buffalo-covered world of the Plains Cree. As the buffalo vanish and the…
Peace Shall Destroy Many
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|October 16, 2001

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In 1944, as war rages across Europe and Asia, famine, violence and fear are commonplace. But life appears tranquil in the isolated farming settlement of Wapiti in northern Saskatchewan, where the Mennonite community continues the agricultural lifestyle their…
Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood In The Boreal Forest

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A beautiful, moving memoir of a boy’s coming of age, infused with a deep love of the land, from one of Canada’s most cherished and acclaimed writers. In Of This Earth, Rudy Wiebe gives vivid life again to the vanished world of Speedwell, Saskatchewan,…
The Scorched-wood People
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|December 9, 2004

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"Sixteen years later Louis Riel would be dressing himself again ... to be hanged by his neck until he is at last, perfectly, dead. 0 my God have mercy." So begins Rudy Wiebe's powerful portrayal of Louis Riel, the mystic revolutionary of the Northwest, and…
Where The Truth Lies: Selected Essays
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|October 25, 2016

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"The problem with writer longevity can be a complicating, even contradictory oeuvre. Hopefully." Where The Truth Lies collects forty years of essays and speeches that Rudy Wiebe crafted over his many years as an author. In this illuminating and wide-ranging…
Stolen Life: The Journey Of A Cree Woman

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The powerful, major book, acclaimed across Canada, from the great-great-granddaughter of Chief Big Bear and Rudy Wiebe, twice winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction. A story of justice and social injustices, of murder and morality, and of finding…
Hidden Buffalo
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|April 12, 2006

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In this lyrical coming-of-age story, Governor General's Award-winner Rudy Wiebe captures the anxiety of a boy who feels powerless to help his people, but who must speak his dreams if they are to survive. Steeped in aboriginal myth and lore, Hidden Buffalo is…
River Of Stone
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|May 4, 1995

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A rare and marvellous collection by a master teller of tales, together in one volume for the first time. River of Stone brings to readers an appealing selection of Rudy Wiebe's best and most loved writing — and draws us into a world that he has made…