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  • Anna, Like Thunder

    Anna, Like Thunder

    In 1808, the Russian Ship St. Nikolai ran aground off the Olympic Peninsula; this novel is based on this astounding historical event and the lives of the people affected. In 1808, eighteen-year-ol...

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  • Tale of a Boon's Wife

    Tale of a Boon's Wife

    Despite her family's threat to disown her, Idil, a young Somali woman, rejects her high Bliss status to marry Sidow, a poor Boon man. Her decision transforms her life, forcing her to face harsh and...

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  • Song of Batoche

    Song of Batoche

    This historical novel reimagines the North-West resistance of 1885 through the Métis women of Batoche, and in particular the rebellious outsider, Josette Lavoie. When Riel arrives from Montana, he ...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 30 déc. 2018 à 21:53

  • Uncertain Weights and Measures

    Uncertain Weights and Measures

    Shortlisted, 2017 Governor General's Award for Fiction Winner, 2017 Quebec Writers’ Federation Concordia University First Book Prize Shortlisted, 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Named a Favourit...

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  • Mad Richard

    Mad Richard

    A riveting story of talent and the price it exacts, set in a richly imagined Victorian England Called the most promising artist of his generation, handsome, modest, and affectionate, Richard Dadd ...

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  • Fanette (Volume 2)

    Fanette (Volume 2)

    Now a young woman of social standing, Fanette still holds out hope of finding her sister. One day, out of the blue, she receives a letter from Amanda and a mysterious request to meet in secret. But...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 29 déc. 2018 à 09:09

  • The Big Why

    The Big Why

    In 1914, the American artist Rockwell Kent escapes his bustling life in New York City for the quaint, rural town of Brigus, Newfoundland. He has been drawn north by the picturesque landscape of the...

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  • Minds of Winter

    Minds of Winter

    Finalist for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlisted for the 2017 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction It begins with a chance encounter at the top of the world. Fay Morgan and Nelson N...

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  • The Tobacconist

    The Tobacconist

    From The Man Booker International Prize finalist Robert Seethaler comes a tender, heartbreaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna....

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  • Fever at Dawn

    Fever at Dawn

    Twenty-five-year-old Holocaust survivor Miklós is being shipped from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp to Gotland, Sweden, to receive treatment at the Larbro Hospital. Here he is sentenced to de...

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  • Scattered Bones

    Scattered Bones

    Scattered Bones is a story of the complicated, fragile and sometimes fatal relations between Indigenous people and settlers in Northern Saskatchewan in the 1920s. Aboriginal spiritual traditions ar...

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  • The Angel's Jig

    The Angel's Jig

    Long-shortlisted, 2017 ReLit Awards Facing the dwindling years of his life, an old man waits for his turn on the auction block, hoping to be sold to a family as decent as the one he is leaving. It...

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  • This Marlowe

    This Marlowe

    Longlisted, 2018 International DUBLIN Literary Award Long-shortlisted, 2017 ReLit Awards 1593. Queen Elizabeth reigns from the throne while two rival spymasters — Sir Robert Cecil and the Earl of...

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  • Carry Me

    Carry Me

    A 2017 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature Finalist A 2016 Jewish Book Award Finalist Billy Lange is born in 1909 on the Isle of Wight, England, where his father is the skipper of a racing...

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  • Fanette (Volume 1)

    Fanette (Volume 1)

    The Great Famine of 1845 in Ireland forced thousands of people to leave their beloved country. Many Irish immigrants chose Canada as their new home.  Fanette-Uptown Conquest (volume 1) relates the ...

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  • The Hunter and the Wild Girl

    The Hunter and the Wild Girl

    Winner, City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Shortlisted, Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize A feral girl roams the dense forests of nineteenth-century France, stealing food from remote farmyards and avoid...

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  • Crossings, A Thomas Pichon Novel

    Crossings, A Thomas Pichon Novel

    Thomas Pichon seems forever at a crossroads, often choosing the path of least resistance, or the most tempting. In this, the third Thomas Pichon novel, his life remains more complicated than he wis...

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  • Let Us Be True

    Let Us Be True

    At the heart of the novel is 74-year-old Pearl Calder, a woman who has thrown away her past and kept it a secret from her daughters. But as Pearl confronts her own mortality, she begins to understa...

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  • Wild Rose

    Wild Rose

    From the author of the Number 1 best-selling The Perfection of the Morning. “The first night she hardly noticed he was gone, and even though she had expected him back before the moon rose, she slep...

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  • This Godforsaken Place

    This Godforsaken Place

    The year is 1885 and Abigail Peacock is resisting what seems to be an inevitable future—a sensible career as a teacher and marriage to the earnestly attentive local storeowner. But then she buys a...

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  • The Insatiable Maw

    The Insatiable Maw

    Jake McCool, the injured hard-rock miner introduced in The Raids (Vol. 1), returns to work for INCO, but now at its nearby Copper Cliff smelter complex. In no time, he finds himself embroiled in a ...

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  • One Night, Markovitch

    One Night, Markovitch

    Captain Corelli’s Mandolin meets The Marrying of Chani Kaufman in this cinematic novel about the birth of Israel and the true story of the marriages of convenience that were arranged to smuggle Jew...

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  • High Rider

    High Rider

    High Rider is the historical novel based on the life of John Ware (1845–1905). Born a slave on a rice plantation in South Carolina, John Ware became one of the most successful independent ranchers ...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 5 janv. 2019 à 18:58

  • The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan

    The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan

    The Sisters Brothers meets Master and Commander in Robert Hough’s rollicking and raucous new historical novel. The year is 1664, and Benny Wand, a young thief and board game hustler, is arrested i...

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  • Fire and Air

    Fire and Air

    Told from the points of view of a mother and daughter, Fire and Air tells the story of a Belgian and Dutch family who flee to Canada to escape the Second World War, only to have the past catch up t...

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  • The Adventures of Radisson 2, Back to the New World

    The Adventures of Radisson 2, Back to the New World

    fter spending two years with his new Iroquois family as described in Volume 1, Pierre-Esprit Radisson escapes and sails across the Atlantic to Holland before boarding ship to head down the west coa...

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  • The Legacy of Grazia dei Rossi

    The Legacy of Grazia dei Rossi

    Book 2

    Set in sixteenth-century Istanbul during the illustrious Ottoman Empire, The Legacy of Grazia dei Rossi chronicles the fate of Grazia’s son, Danilo, and his forbidden love affair with Princess Said...

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  • Mr. Jones

    Mr. Jones

    Award-winning author Margaret Sweatman has proven herself a virtuoso writer of historical fiction. Yet nothing she has written can prepare you for Mr. Jones. Emmett Jones is adrift. Having firebomb...

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  • Marinetti Dines with the High Command

    Marinetti Dines with the High Command

    Marinetti Dines with the High Command is a work that dramatizes the turbulent life and times of F. T. Marinetti, founder of Futurism, the first global art movement. Marinetti's artistic career rais...

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  • The Maze

    The Maze

    A Thomas Pichon Novel

    Like the streets of his 18th-century Paris home, Thomas Pichon’s life is full of twists and turns. Despite winning his wife’s forgiveness for an extramarital affair, Thomas and his lover, Hélène, a...

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  • Two Blackbirds

    Two Blackbirds

    The fires of the Second World War are beginning to burn down, but legendary Canadian aviatrix Sharon Lacey is not out of danger just yet. Complications enter the young ace's life as deep-seated rac...

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  • Zachary's Horses

    Zachary's Horses

    Zachary's Horses picks up where Zachary’s Gold left off and continues the adventures of Zachary Beddoes. It is 1870, and the ex-lawman is hiding out in the capital of colonial British Columbia, usi...

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  • The Raids

    The Raids

    It’s spring, 1963 in the “Nickel Capital of the World.” Nineteen-year-old Jake McCool is about to undergo a rite of passage—his first shift underground in a hard rock mine. But the Cold War is at ...

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  • Serafim and Claire

    Serafim and Claire

    From one of Canada’s brightest emerging writers comes an unforgettable tale of love, art, and life. Set in the vividly imagined streets of 1920s Montreal, Serafim and Claire is the beautiful, movin...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 4 janv. 2019 à 16:51

  • Snowchild
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    Snowchild

    The Epiphany, 1916. On an unforgivingly cold winter’s night in Val-Jalbert, Lac-Saint-Jean, a twelve month-old child, wrapped in furs, is discovered by a nun from the convent school. The discovery...

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  • 21 Days in October

    21 Days in October

    It’s before dawn in Montreal on October 16, 1970. Gaétan is finishing his shift at Dominion Textile just as the Canadian government proclaims the War Measures Act following two kidnappings—the only...

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  • The Life and Times of Captain N.

    The Life and Times of Captain N.

    Douglas Glover's acclaimed novel The Life and Times of Captain N. is now available in a GLE Library edition. Originally published by McClelland & Stewart, the novel was acclaimed by the most respec...

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  • Pilgrimage

    Pilgrimage

    Pilgrimage opens in the deep winter of 1891 on the Métis and missionary settlement of Lac St. Anne, Canada. A young woman of mixed-blood named Mahkesîs is carrying the child of the married Englishm...

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  • Rupert's Land

    Rupert's Land

    At the height of the Great Depression, two Prairie children struggle with poverty and uncertainty. Surrounded by religion, law, and her authoritarian father, Cora Wagoner daydreams about what it wo...

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  • Jeanne Dugas of Acadia

    Jeanne Dugas of Acadia

    A Novel

    Descended from one of the three most prominent families in Acadia, Jeanne Dugas (1731-1817) and her family lived for more than thirty years under the threat of capture and deportation by the Britis...

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