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ISLAND WOMEN, OUR PROSE & POETRY, Brehaut, Epperly, King, Oughton & Turner (editors)
1 Brehaut, Epperly, King, Oughton & Turner (editors) ISLAND WOMEN, OUR PROSE & POETRY
Charlottetown, P.E.I. Ragweed Press 1982 092304192 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Scarce title. Wear is very minimal, interior clean & tight. 128 pages. Description: The Prince Edward Island contingent of the National Women's Arts Festival committee decided to put together a collection of prose and poetry by Island women, and these were chosen from a great many submitted with the criteria of not only literary excellence but content and humour as well. So here is a collection of what Island women were writing in 1982. You'll find many hours of good reading here. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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ZOOM, Brycht, Andrew
2 Brycht, Andrew ZOOM
Toronto Simon & Pierre 1978 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Scarce Title. Translated from the Polish by Kevin Windle. Cover has little or no wear and pages are clean & tight. DJ has light edgewear and a few very small tears/chips, a little bit of sticker residue. 154 pages. SUMMARY: Zoom is the story of four men, their ambition, and how fate deals with each. The Young man's camera zooms in, focuses on the men, and shows how each life is altered as it crosses the path of another.... ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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MAID OF THE MIST, Colin Bateman
3 Colin Bateman MAID OF THE MIST
Harper Collins 1991 0002254182 / 9780002254182 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Cover has light wear to edges and corners, light soiling outer edge, couple small creases on cover, pages clean and unmarked. 250 pages. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; Nothing much happens in Niagara Falls. It's a sleepy Canadian town full of honeymooners and tourists, and that's how Inspector Frank Corrigan likes it. He saw enough trouble as a cop in Northern Ireland and now he's happy dealing with parking offences and the odd drunk, although since his wife left him and took their daughter, 'happy' may not be quite the word. But then a reincarnated Native American princess by the name of Lelewala canoes over the Falls - and survives. Or so she says. And Frank falls in love. And finds himself confronting the greatest terrorist of the age at an international gathering of drug dealers. And that's before the music starts.. . 
Price: 8.95 USD
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CANADIAN HUMOUR AND SATIRE Themes in Canadian Literature, Ford, Theresa M. (editor)
4 Ford, Theresa M. (editor) CANADIAN HUMOUR AND SATIRE Themes in Canadian Literature
Macmillan 1976 0770512631 / 9780770512637 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Very light edgewear, light creasing. Internal pages are tight & clean other than 3-4 pages with pencil writing. "Within the ranks of its professional writers and cartoonists, Canada has always enjoyed a splendid corps of humorists and satirists who have consistently entertained us, diverted us, and chided us" Includes humourous writings by Eric Nicol, T. C. Haliburton, Stephen Leacock , Don Harron, Robert Service, Max Ferguson, Irvin Layton, Dave Broadfoot, Ethel /wilson, Robertson Davies, Mordecai Richler and several others. (*shipping will be reduced to all locations) ; 8vo 
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SCAR TISSUE, Ignatieff, Michael
5 Ignatieff, Michael SCAR TISSUE
Penguin Canada 1994 0140179720 / 9780140179729 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Great condition, clean & unmarked, light wear to cover corners & a little scuffing to cover. "At the heart of this riveting novel about a woman's descent into Alzheimer's are the tangled threads of a Midwestern family, frayed by time and tragedy yet still connected--as much by pride, embarassed love, and sibling rivalry as by the painful ties of familial loyalty and self-identity. " Author's 2nd novel, shortlisted for the 1993 Booker prize. [osl-181] ; 8vo 
Price: 7.95 USD
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THE IMMORTALS, Kleiman, Ed
6 Kleiman, Ed THE IMMORTALS
Edmonton, AB Newest Press 1980 0920316034 / 9780920316030 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very good. Light wear to cover edges, light soiling, some age tanning to covers. Pages clean and intact, no markings. "Ed Kleiman has a rare ability to capture the life and likeness of a place he know well - Winnipeg's North End. Touching, humourous and sometimes tragic, the people of his stories are vividly alive with the energy of an unique Canadian community...." (300osl) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 154 pages 
Price: 10.95 USD
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7 Krotz, Larry SHUTTER SPEED
Winnipeg, MB Turnstone Press 1988 0888011342 / 9780888011343 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Light corner wear, a little scuffing to cover. Interior pages tight and unmarked. 242 pages. The author of A Likely Story, Larry Krotz is back with Shutter Speed, a novel set in contemporary times. A young photographer is hungry for success, adventure and interesting subjects to help him achieve his dreams. Wanting to create a valid body of work, the photographer searches in vain for the subjects he so desperately wants. Gradually, his friends and family come into focus as the answer to his dreams... (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 9.55 USD
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THE ROLE OF WOMAN IN CANADIAN LITERATURE Themes in Canadian Literature, McCullough, Elizabeth (editor)
8 McCullough, Elizabeth (editor) THE ROLE OF WOMAN IN CANADIAN LITERATURE Themes in Canadian Literature
Macmillan 1975 0770512658 / 9780770512651 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, overall wear is very light. Pages clean & tight except for name written on 1st page. A sampling of stories of the Canadian woman's view of herself over the years. Includes: Phyllis Gotlieb, Catherine Parr Traill, Miriam Waddington, Mararet Atwood, Emily Carr, Marie-Claire Blais, Margaret Laurence, Gail Fox, Doris Anderson, Anne Hebert, Judy LaMarsh & others. (*shipping will be reduced to all locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 16.50 USD
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TAY JOHN, O'Hagan, Howard
9 O'Hagan, Howard TAY JOHN
McClelland & Stewart 1987 0771098502 / 9780771098505 Softcover Very Good 
McClelland & Stewart edition 1987, ISBN: 0771092059. Cover has light edge and corner wear, light creasing, age tanning to rear and spine and a light stain on front and inside front cover. A few pages within book have highlighting and/or pencil underling. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; (*lower shipping avail to most locations) [160-osl? ] 
Price: 3.05 USD
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DAY OF WRATH, Philip Child
10 Philip Child DAY OF WRATH
Toronto Ryerson Press 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Winner of The All Canada Fiction Award. HC/DJ - very good/fair. Hardcover clean, minor edgewear, light soiling outside edge of pages, pages clean and intact other than 2nd endpage has small paper split at spine, no loose pages. Name and small booksellers plate on inside cover. Jacket has wear to edges and several edge chips and tears, tear up the spine and minor soiling on rear. Jacket intact but somewhat fragile. " The story of this magnificent novel centres in the city of Tuom, Germany. But it might be any city. It is the story of a great love in a world that want only to hate. It is the story of what happens to simple people trapped and enslaved, body and soul, by their masters, the Great Planners, Leaders, Overseers, Directors-General. Man wants so little - a bit of bread, a little love. Here is the story of a young man and a girl, who have faith in life, who have no great plans for the world, do not want to rule or dominate anybody, who desire only to live and love and hand on life to another generation! ..." ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
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OLDER THAN RAVENS, Reimer, Douglas
11 Reimer, Douglas OLDER THAN RAVENS
Turnstone Press 1989 0888011377 / 9780888011374 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean & tight, light age tanning to page edges. Cover has light scuffing & very light edge/corner wear. The first collection of short stories by Douglas Reimer, revealing the writer's hypnotic fascination with truth. Many are stories about a boy's maturing vision in a world skewed by smalltown sensibilities and ideological pressures..... (246os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages 
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HOLDING PATTERN, Rhodes, Shane
12 Rhodes, Shane HOLDING PATTERN
Edmonton, AB Newest Press 2002 189630060X / 9781896300603 First Edition Softcover As New 
Softcover in excellent condition, clean, no markings. Holding Pattern follows Shane Rhodes's widely successful debut collection, The Wireless Room, winner of the 2000 Alberta Book Award for poetry. "Rhodes is a real find, a versatile writer who can frisk about in lyric wordplay (reminiscent of Governor General Award winner Don McKay) or whittle language down to a plain but rhythmic vernacular. " --Toronto Star" (*shipping will be reduced to most locations); 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The Glistening Furrow, Sophia Slobodian
13 Sophia Slobodian The Glistening Furrow
Edmonton, AB Reidmore Books 1983 0919091350 / 9780919091351 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very nice condition. Hardcover is all intact, with no markings, clean other than minor spotting outer edge of pages, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has light edgewear, age tanning and light soiling to rear. This is a tale of courage, a tribute to the remarkable people who settled the western prairies of Canada at the turn of the century. It's also the saga of a close-knit Ukrainian family, tracing their struggle throughout the early years, against starvation and the elements, to the challenge of retaining their heritage amid the pressures of modern Canadian society. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.95 USD
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PRETENDING, Spettigue, Douglas O.
14 Spettigue, Douglas O. PRETENDING
Canada Oberon Press 1993 0887509215 / 9780887509216 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Schiele, Egon 
Scarce Title. Ex-library book in excellent condition, mylar cover, usual stamps & stickers, clean & tight, only light wear overall. From the Back Cover: These stories are the work on an experienced hand, the work of a man who understands life and understands the craft of fiction. Douglas Spettigue takes time with such old-fashioned things as character, place, point of view, tone on colour. He is a master of mood and atmosphere. He tells stories of all kinds, exploring each nuance, writing with grace and a sure sense of style. (*shipping will be reduced after checkout to some locations) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 102 pages 
Price: 20.95 USD
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THE URBAN EXPERIENCE Themes in Canadian Literature, Stevens, John (editor)
15 Stevens, John (editor) THE URBAN EXPERIENCE Themes in Canadian Literature
Macmillan of Canada 1975 0770512674 / 9780770512675 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean, tight copy. Very light cover wear, a little creasing to rear. Interior pages are clean & tight except for name written on 1st page. B/w illus. A sampling of Canadian urban writing including authors - Hugh Garner, Margaret Atwood, Milton Acorn, Alexander McLachlan, Louis Dudek, Ken Mitchell, Stephen Leacock, Lawren Harris, Jack Ludwig, James H. Gray & others. (*shipping will be reduced to all locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 USD
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16 Various Authors NEW WEST COAST FICTION
Vancouver West Coast Review/Pulp Press 1984 0889781575 / 9780889781573 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean copy, no markings, all pages intact. Light wear to covers. Thirteen previously unpublished stories by Paul Yee, George Woodcock, Jane Rule, Leon Rooke, D. M. Fraser, Nancy Roberts, Brenda Riches, D. M. Fraser and others. Thirteen stories, thirteen individual perspectives, reflecting the remarkable diversity of culture and experience that Westerners all too often take for granted. Included are autobiographical sketches and aesthetic statements by the authors. (350-noto) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 136 pages 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Lost Paradise:  Emily Pushinsky's Triumphs and Tragedies, Warring, Molly Anne
17 Warring, Molly Anne Lost Paradise: Emily Pushinsky's Triumphs and Tragedies
Borealis 2006 0888873239 / 9780888873231 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardcover edition. Signed by author on title page: "Molly A. Warring, Enjoy the Read" HC/DJ - fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean, with no markings. Jacket has slight scuffing, slight crinkling to spine ends, autographed sticker on front. The riveting saga of the Stry-Ker family, set in Western Canada, spanning the period from 1931 to 1976. This heartwarming tale reveals the the richness of human nature and the never-ending strength of the human spirit which survives in all of us and weaves through generation after generation in the tapestry of life. Sequel to Paradise Acres. (765) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 411 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Paradise Acres, Warring, Molly-Ann
18 Warring, Molly-Ann Paradise Acres
Borealis Press, Limited 2005 0888873123 / 9780888873125 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardcover edition. Signed by author on title page: "Molly A. Warring, Enjoy the read!". HC/DJ - fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Dustjacket has slight scuffing and autographed sticker on front. The story of the Stry-Ker family, Evan and Tainka, who move their family from their small Austrian village to the pioneer prairies of Alberta. (880) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
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GREAT CANADIAN ANIMAL STORIES Sixteen Stories By Sixteen Masters, Whitaker, Muriel (editor)
19 Whitaker, Muriel (editor) GREAT CANADIAN ANIMAL STORIES Sixteen Stories By Sixteen Masters
Edmonton, Alberta Hurtig Pub. 1979 0888301650 / 9780888301659 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Van Klampen, Vlasta 
HARDCOVER edition, Hurtig Pub. 1979. ISBN: 0888301693. HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is clean and tight, light edge/corner wear, small inscription inside cover. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout by Vlasta van Kampen. Jacket has light edgewear and a couple of small tears, not price clipped. Stories Included: How the Human People Got the First Fire by George ClutesiThe Springfield Fox by Ernest Thompson SetonThe One-Horned Mountain Goat by Christie HarrisThe Blind Man and the Bird by Kerry WoodOn the Roof of the World by Charles G. D. RobertsThe Call of the Tame by Francis DickieKana Kree and the Skunk War by H. Mortimer Batten and several others. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.95 USD
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A DISCOVERY OF STRANGERS, Wiebe, Rudy
20 Wiebe, Rudy A DISCOVERY OF STRANGERS
Canada Knopf 1994 0394280504 / 9780394280509 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover & jacket in excellent, condition. - wear is very light. Interior clean & tight except for small inscription on first blank page. 317 pages. Description: 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 the Northwest Territories. At the heart of the novel is a love story between twenty-two-year-old midshipman Robert Hood, the Franklin expedition; s artist, and a fifteen-year-old Yellowknife girl known to the British as Greenstockings. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 12.50 USD
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