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  • Behind the Eyes We Meet

    Behind the Eyes We Meet

    Behind The Eyes We Meet is a larger-than-life story that comes in three packages. A lighthearted opening flirts with chick lit before giving way to grim tales of a Russian P.O.W. camp on World War ...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 11 déc. 2017 à 16:25

  • Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik

    Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik

    A young woman enters a whole new world of attraction in a community struggling with generations of loss of land and culture. Yasmeen’s tradition-bound mother wants her to stay in Montreal, get mar...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 14 déc. 2017 à 23:58

  • Montreal, City of Secrets

    Montreal, City of Secrets

    Montreal hosted the Confederacy’s largest foreign secret service base during the Civil War. Montreal banks and other Canadian financial institutions held a million dollars or more in hard currency ...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 15 janv. 2018 à 14:54

  • Richmond, Now & Then

    Richmond, Now & Then

    Some liken formal histories to four-lane highways. Nick Fonda answers with a meandering country road, quietly charming, with a human face. If all politics is local, so all history is local… and an...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 12 déc. 2017 à 21:18

  • I Never Talk About It

    I Never Talk About It

    The local and the universal come together in these 37 short stories, brought into English by 37 different translators from all over the world. The result gives readers a flavour of the fresh new w...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 8 déc. 2017 à 22:40

  • 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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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 27 nov. 2017 à 20:32

  • Washington's Long War on Syria

    Washington's Long War on Syria

    When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The U...

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  • Hunting for the Mississippi

    Hunting for the Mississippi

    The year is 1684. Young Eustache Bréman leaves a life of misery begging on the streets of France for a second chance in the New World with his mom, his sweetheart Marie-Élisabeth, and Marie-Élisabe...

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  • A Beckoning War

    A Beckoning War

    Captain Jim McFarlane, a Canadian infantry officer, is coming apart at the seams. It’s September 1944, in Italy, and the allied armies are closing in on the retreating Axis powers. Exhausted and lo...

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  • Le référendum volé - 20 ans plus tard

    Le référendum volé - 20 ans plus tard

    La souveraineté nationale des États n’a jamais été autant d’actualité. La Grèce se débat pour exercer sa souveraineté pourtant reconnue depuis bientôt 200 ans. L’Écosse s’en approche, la Catalogne ...

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  • Speak to Me in Indian

    Speak to Me in Indian

    Shane Bearskin, a young Cree man from James Bay, and Theresa Wawati, an Algonquin woman from Northern Quebec, are united by a profound love for each other and a visceral attachment to their cultura...

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  • Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants

    Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants

    An extraordinary testimony by Claude Lacaille, a Quebec missionary fighting for social justice in Haiti, Ecuador and Chile. This is Lacaille’s first-hand account of the extraordinary oppression an...

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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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  • Exhilarating Prose

    Exhilarating Prose

    This smartly illustrated literary miscellanea will pique the interest of English prose enthusiasts anywhere. From “Dead Language – the Speaks” (e.g. ad-speak, etc.) to “Re-writing – Again?” and “R...

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  • Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

    Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

    “Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two wor...

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  • Justice Belied

    Justice Belied

    For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental pr...

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    EPUB 1,23 Mo

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  • Hanging Fred and a Few Others

    Hanging Fred and a Few Others

    Frederick Coburn (1871-1960) was arguably Canada’s best-known painter at the peak of his career. Nick Fonda revisits Coburn’s work providing charming new insight into the painter and his surroundin...

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    EPUB 8,99 Mo

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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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  • Derrière l'État Desmarais: POWER

    Derrière l'État Desmarais: POWER

    Décembre 2013 : lors d’une cérémonie qui ressemblait à des funérailles nationales, devant une télé d’État béatement subjuguée par tant de pouvoir, des grands de ce monde ont chanté à l’unisson les ...

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  • The Franz Boas Enigma

    The Franz Boas Enigma

    How did Franz Boas become the central founder of anthropology and a driving force promoting science in public life in North America? To answer this question, linguistic and cultural barriers must b...

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  • Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

    Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

    The book comprises three parts. The first part addresses the little-discussed but crucial events preceding the assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Former UN Secretary General Bou...

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  • On the Crow and Other Stories

    On the Crow and Other Stories

    From love lost on a canoe trip, clashing values and naked conflict between natives and newcomers, to the barroom and prison enforcer straight out of a Johnny Cash song, Poirier writes vividly about...

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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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  • Parkour and the Art du déplacement

    Parkour and the Art du déplacement

    Parkour, the art of displacement, or freerunning—whatever the name, this new discipline born in the Paris suburbs is rapidly being adopted by people throughout the world. Not satisfied to suffer th...

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  • Challenging the Mississippi Firebombers

    Challenging the Mississippi Firebombers

    In June 1964, courageous young civil rights workers risked their lives in the face of violence, intimidation, illegal arrests, and racism to register as many African American voters as possible in ...

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  • Dying to Live

    Dying to Live

    Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was a history teacher in Kigali when he was forced to flee to the neighbouring Congo (Zaïre) with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of...

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    EPUB 4,99 Mo

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  • The History of Montréal

    The History of Montréal

    Professor Paul-André Linteau tells the fascinating story of Montreal from prehistoric times to the twenty-first century, from the Iroquoian community of Hochelaga to the bustling economic metropoli...

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    Prochain exemplaire disponible le 3 déc. 2017 à 20:05

  • Washika

    Washika

    It’s summer in the ’60s. Twenty-one testosterone-drenched high school graduates are bussed to a summer job at the Company bush camp Washika. Idealistic, confident, sometimes troubled, they meet the...

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  • Slouching Towards Sirte

    Slouching Towards Sirte

    NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention—bombing in the name of “saving lives.” Attempts at diplomacy were stifled. Peace talks were subverted. Libya was barred from repres...

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  • The Adventures of Radisson 1

    The Adventures of Radisson 1

    Spring 1651: a young man from Paris lands in Trois-Rivières on the St. Lawrence River. Within weeks, the course of his life changes drastically when Iroquois braves capture him. Pierre-Esprit Radis...

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  • The Orphanage

    The Orphanage

    Though both parents were alive, Richard and his four brothers lived in an orphanage for five years! It was in 1959, five floors of dormitories at fifty children a floor, with nuns’ cells on each fl...

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  • Going Too Far

    Going Too Far

    Ishmael Reed goes too far, again! Just as the fugitive slaves went to Canada and challenged the prevailing view that slaves were well off under their masters, Ishmael Reed has gone all the way to Q...

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  • Power Forward

    Power Forward

    Alex McKenzie is back, a promising young hockey player who hopes to make the juniors in Quebec City. Though he still prefers fishing and roaming bush roads on his quad, he trains hard under his dem...

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  • Soldiers for Sale

    Soldiers for Sale

    The British Army that fought the American Revolutionaries was in fact an Anglo-German army. The British Crown had doubts about the willingness of English soldiers to fight against other English-spe...

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  • I Hate Hockey

    I Hate Hockey

    “I hate hockey!” is the first and last sentence in this novel that offers a great take on our love-hate relationship with hockey. Narrator Antoine Vachon blames the game for killing his marriage wi...

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  • Principals and Other Schoolyard Bullies

    Principals and Other Schoolyard Bullies

    Who has never encountered a bully? Who has never told—or been told—a story of a bully? With an uncanny insight into what bullies are all about, Nick Fonda brings sensitivity and even humour to an o...

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