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National bestseller A thrilling odyssey through an unforgiving landscape, from "Canada's greatest living explorer." In the spring of 2017, Adam Shoalts, bestselling author and adventurer, set off on an unprecedented solo journey across North America's greatest…
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
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|September 14, 2004

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The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space,  A Short History of Nearly Everything  is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century, and reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.. Bill Bryson describes…

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy—Winner Take All In 2010, the words “earthquake swarm” entered the lexicon in Oklahoma. That same year, a trove of Michael Jackson memorabilia—including his iconic…
A History Of Canada In Ten Maps: Epic Stories Of Charting A Mysterious Land

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Winner of the 2018 Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for Nonfiction Envisioning the mysterious land that would eventually be called "Canada" through the eyes of the explorers who first set foot on these shores,  A History of Canada in Ten Maps…
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|September 17, 2019

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There is a missing chapter in the narrative of Canada’s Indigenous peoples—the story of the Métis Nation, a new Indigenous people descended from both First Nations and Europeans Their story begins in the last decade of the eighteenth century in…
Notre-dame: A Short History Of The Meaning Of Cathedrals
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|October 29, 2019

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“The wonderful cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the greatest achievements of European civilization, was on fire. The sight dazed and disturbed us profoundly. I was on the edge of tears. Something priceless was dying in front of our eyes. The feeling…
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|April 3, 2018

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST  A New York Times  Notable Book Named a best book of the year by Amazon,   Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment…
Agents Of Influence: A British Campaign, A Canadian Spy, And The Secret Plot To Bring America Into…

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The astonishing story of the British spies who set out to draw America into World War II As World War II raged into its second year, Britain sought a powerful ally to join its cause-but the American public was sharply divided on the subject. Canadian-born MI6…

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From the award-winning and critically-acclaimed author of Pumpkinflowers , the never-before-told story of the mysterious "Arab Section": the Jewish-"Arab" spies who, under deep cover in Beirut as refugees, helped the new State of Israel win the War of…
A Woman Of No Importance: The Untold Story Of The American Spy Who Helped Win World War Ii

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR , the New York Public Library, the Seattle Times , the Washington Independent Review of Books , BookBrowse, the Spectator , and the Times of London “E xcellent…This book is as…
The Volunteer: One Man, An Underground Army, And The Secret Mission To Destroy Auschwitz

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“Superbly written and breathtakingly researched, The Volunteer smuggles us into Auschwitz and shows us—as if watching a movie—the story of a Polish agent who infiltrated the infamous camp, organized a rebellion, and then snuck back out. We are…
They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada

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A CBC BOOKS MUST-READ NONFICTION BOOK FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH Nominated for the Toronto Book Award Smartly dressed and smiling, Canada’s black train porters were a familiar sight to the average passenger—yet their minority status rendered them…
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