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1945: The Year That Made Modern Canada
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|October 13, 2020

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It was a watershed year for Canada and the world. 1945 set Canada on a bold course into the future. A huge sense of relief marked the end of hostilities. Yet there was also fear and uncertainty about the perilous new world that was unfolding in the wake of…
The Halifax Explosion: Canada's Worst Disaster

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On December 6, 1917, the French munitions ship  Mont-Blanc  and the Norwegian war-relief vessel  Imo  collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made…
A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century

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William Shirer (1904-1993), a star foreign correspondent with the Chicago Tribune in the 1920s and '30s, was a prominent member of what one contemporary observer described as an extraordinary band of American journalists, "some with the Midwest hayseed still in…
No Hurry to Get Home: The Memoir of the New Yorker Writer Whose Unconventional Life and Adventures…

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Emily Hahn was a woman ahead of her time, graced with a sense of adventure and a gift for living. Born in St. Louis in 1905, she crashed the all-male precincts of the University of Wisconsin geology department as an undergraduate, traveled alone to the Belgian…
The Memoirs Of He Hon. Henry E. Macfutter: Ring of Truth

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Written in the style of George Macdonald Fraser?s Flashman Series, this historical novel is set in Kingston during the two years the city was the Capital of the Province of Canada. The city was booming. The Frontenac County Courthouse and City Hall were being…
Congo Solo: Misadventures Two Degrees North
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|July 18, 2011

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A woman who lived life on her own terms, Hahn was an unknown and struggling writer when Congo Solo was published. Here - restored to the form she had intended - is Hahn's unforgettable narrative, a vivid, provocative, and at times disturbing first-hand account…
A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century
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|May 1, 2015

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William Shirer (1904-1993), a star foreign correspondent with the Chicago Tribune in the 1920s and ’30s, was a prominent member of what one contemporary observer described as an extraordinary band of American journalists, "some with the Midwest hayseed still…
Two Dogs And A Rifle
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|August 23, 2013

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This book is set in the best pig hunting area of New Zealand; the Wanganui hinterland and the author tells a good yarn of his early days in the Te Tuhi valley and of the big boars he encountered. It is a story of pioneer farming and the battle against the bust…