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  • Trapped

    Trapped

    A Mother's Quest to Reclaim Her Daughters

    When Alexandra attempts to end an abusive marriage, her husband Tareq abducts their infant daughters from their Montreal home and deposits them with his family in a primitive village in Jordan. Tr...

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    • 800 ko

    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 4 août 2019 à 20:47

  • The Organist

    The Organist

    Fugues, Fatherhood, and a Fragile Mind

    Harry Abley was a nightmare of a father: depressive, self-absorbed, unpredictable, emotionally unstable. He was also a dream of a father: gentle, courageous, artistically gifted. Mark Abley, his on...

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    • 2 Mo
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  • A Boy From Acadie
    Éditeur québécois

    A Boy From Acadie

    Roméo LeBlanc's Journey To Rideau Hall

    Born on a farm in the village of Cormier Cove in New-Brunswick, the young Roméo LeBlanc did not expect that one day, thanks to his loving family and some unexpected help from his sisters, he would ...

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    • 36 Mo
    • Mise en page fixe ?
      Les livres numériques à mise en page fixe conservent la mise en page et la typographie du document d’origine. Ils conviennent donc très bien, par exemple, aux bandes dessinées ou aux livres de recettes, et ils offrent aussi souvent du contenu animé ou interactif. Notez que les livres au format EPUB à mise en page fixe sont pleinement pris en charge par le lecteur Web de Cantook Station et Adobe Digital Editions. Cependant, ils sont incompatibles avec les liseuses et les applications de lecture, et comme ils ne s’adaptent pas à la taille de l’écran, ils sont difficilement lisibles sur des écrans de petite taille.
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  • Best Seat in the House

    Best Seat in the House

    My Life in the Jeff Healey Band

    For 15 years, Tom Stephen had the unique distinction of being both drummer and manager of the Jeff Healey Band. The dual role was fraught with conflicts of interest. One minute, he was leading the ...

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    • 19 Mo
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  • Stones into Bread

    Stones into Bread

    This is a book about a small Southern Italian village and its offshoots in Toronto. It's about bread and figs and food in general, about Carnival and pilgrimages to religious sanctuaries, about fat...

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    • 490 ko
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  • Homes

    Homes

    A Refugee Story

    In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria — just before the Syrian civil war broke out. Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten ...

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    • 2,3 Mo
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  • Journey of a Thousand Miles

    Journey of a Thousand Miles

    Born into poverty in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Ruey Yu overcame near-starvation during the Second World War. Destiny, however, had other plans for him: he was to become an award-winning biochemist,...

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    • 25 Mo
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  • Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy

    Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy

    Manjusha Pawagi, a successful family court judge, has written a not-so-typical memoir about her experience with cancer. Wryly funny and stubbornly hopeful, this is her quirky take on what it's like...

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    • 2,3 Mo
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  • Blank

    Blank

    Essays and Interviews

    Blank is a collection of previously out-of-print essays and new works by one of Canada's most important contemporary writers and thinkers.Through an engagement with her earlier work, M. NourbeSe Ph...

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    • 890 ko
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  • Best Canadian Sports Writing

    Best Canadian Sports Writing

    38 pieces that will be remembered for seasons to come For 25 years, sports journalists south of the border have been collected in best-of anthologies. With Best Canadian Sports Writing, editors St...

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    • 2,9 Mo
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  • In Search of A Better World

    In Search of A Better World

    A Human Rights Odyssey

    A work of memoir, history, and a call to action, In Search of a Better World, the 2017 CBC Massey Lecture, is a powerful and essential work on the major human rights struggles of our times. In Feb...

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    • 570 ko
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  • Head of Drama

    Head of Drama

    The Memoir of Sydney Newman

    The memoir of the creator of Doctor Who and a legend in British and Canadian TV and film A major influence on the BBC and independent television in Britain in the 1960s, as well as on CBC and the ...

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    • 6,4 Mo
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  • Mad Dog

    Mad Dog

    The Maurice Vachon Story

    The true story of one of pro wrestling’s most charismatic, feared, and beloved icons Who was Maurice the man, and who was Mad Dog the character? Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon was a gold medalist, a pro...

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    • 9 Mo
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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    The Story of CanLit

    In the mid-twentieth century, Canadian literature transformed from a largely ignored trickle of books into an enormous cultural phenomenon that produced Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Michael Ondaat...

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    • 9,9 Mo
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  • Extended Families

    Extended Families

    A Memoir of India

    In Extended Families: A Memoir of India, award-winning author Ven Begamudré traces the history of both sides of his family, telling a story that is both timeless and universal. "My grandmother’s h...

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    • 4,9 Mo
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  • Tolstoy and Tolstaya

    Tolstoy and Tolstaya

    Both Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (1828–1910) and his wife Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya (1844–1919) were prolific letterwriters. Lev Nikolaevich wrote approximately 10,000 letters over his lifetime — 840 ...

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    • 13 Mo
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  • The Barefoot Bingo Caller

    The Barefoot Bingo Caller

    A Memoir

    A rollicking memoir through the shifting zeitgeist of the last five decades In The Barefoot Bingo Caller, Antanas Sileika finds what’s funny and touching in the most unlikely places, from the bing...

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    • 3,8 Mo
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  • What Remains

    What Remains

    Object Lessons in Love and Loss

    Being left with a strand of even the highest quality milky-white pearls isn’t quite the same thing as pearls of wisdom to live by, as Karen von Hahn reveals in her memoir about her stylish and capt...

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    • 400 ko
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  • Where It Hurts

    Where It Hurts

    Where It Hurts is a highly-charged collection of personal essays, haunted by loss, evoking turbulent physical and emotional Canadian landscapes. Sarah de Leeuw's creative non-fiction captures stran...

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    • 430 ko
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  • Rhapsody in Quebec

    Rhapsody in Quebec

    Born in Hungary in 1975, Akos Verboczy moved to Montreal, Quebec at the age of 11 with his sister and mother, an esthetician, who learned that in Canada women were willing to pay a fortune ($20) to...

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    • 980 ko
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  • In the Black

    In the Black

    My Life

    A remarkable memoir about achieving prosperity in the face of relentless prejudice In the Black traces B. Denham Jolly’s personal and professional struggle for a place in a country where Black Can...

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    • 15 Mo
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  • Director’s Cut

    Director’s Cut

    My Life in Film

    With six decades in show business, legendary director Ted Kotcheff looks back on his life Born to immigrant parents and raised in the slums of Toronto during the Depression, Ted Kotcheff learned s...

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    • 14 Mo
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  • Careergasm

    Careergasm

    Find Your Way to Feel-Good Work

    Rousing, bullsh*t-free advice for aspiring career changers What is a careergasm? Does it feel as good as it sounds? You bet your ass it does. A Careergasm happens when your work feels good. Reall...

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    • 12 Mo
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  • Casting Back

    Casting Back

    Sixty Years of Writing and Fishing

    Covering a span of more than 60 years, these classic fishing essays are brought together for the first time, celebrating the thoughts, pleasures and adventures of a devoted angler and renowned stor...

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    • 3,5 Mo
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  • Surviving Logan

    Surviving Logan

    One mountaineer’s harrowing story of survival and recovery after being trapped on the second-highest peak in North America, Mount Logan in the Yukon Territory, during an extratropical cyclone. In ...

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    • 4,6 Mo
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