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From the Country: Writings About Rural Canada

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Camden House Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35808645

ISBN: 0921820216

Condition: Fine


0921820216 303 pages. Takes on the accepted wisdom about rural existence, sometimes challenging it, sometimes affirming it and sometimes turning it on its head. Fiction appears beside non-fiction, Canadian authors beside American, and eccentric and unpredictable characters jostle conventional citizens. Powerful authors such as Matt Cohen and Edna Staebler articulate the powerful relationship between the land and the people who live on it. Unmarked. Negligible wear. Glossy illustrated covers. Attractive copy. View more info

Vancouver Fiction

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winlaw, BC, Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35809204

ISBN: 0919591051

Condition: Good


0919591051 198 pages. "An outstanding centennial collection by Vancouver's world-class writers!" - front cover. A baker's dozen of brilliant literary confections - by Vancouverites about Vancouver. Average wear. unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

Modern Canadian Plays V.1

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 35800257

ISBN: 0889223394

Condition: Very Good


0889223394 414 pages including bibliography. "An accurate, positive and somewhat feisty overview of Canadian theatre since 1967. In terms of range and choice, it is a hands-down victory for this long-committed Vancouver-based theatre publishing specialist." - Don Rubin, Canadian Forum. Brings together the classics of the early contemporary Canadian stage. Unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

The Maritime experience (Themes in Canadian literature)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800745

ISBN: 0770512666

Condition: Good


0770512666 122 pages. It is hoped this anthology will reveal the blend of vigour and maturity that typifies the writing of Atlantic Canada, as well as the elements of tragedy and comedy that comprise the Maritime experience. Several school stamps, etc, else unmarked. Light to moderate wear. Nice solid copy. View more info

Intertidal Life

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, General Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35801348

ISBN: 0773673326

Condition: Fair


0773673326 282 pages. "Thomas has a faultless ear for dialogue, for how people sound... And she has a camera eye for physical detail." - Margaret Atwood. With cover art by E.J. Hughes. Above average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Some yellowing to pages. View more info

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Margaret Laurence - Al Purdy, A Friendship in Letters: Selected Correspondence

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 358A3938

ISBN: 0771052561

Condition: Very Good


0771052561 380 pages. "The letters are like a workshop in creative writing, providing inside information on the process of transmuting experiences into art." - The Financial Post. Bit of liquid paper upon title page else tight, clean and unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

Defy the Raven?

By: N/A

Price: $48.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Self-Published: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800251

ISBN: 0889259682

Condition: Good


0889259682 208 pages. "There is no Tamarac River Station on Vancouver Island, but there have been military installations resembling it. The physical setting certainly exists, with the same heavy rainfall and dense bush, inhabited by cougars, bears, trumpeter swans and ravens. The actors in the book are imaginary, involved in incidents which very often took place in a different time and different locality, and have been added to, or borrowed from, to suit the demands of the story. Gift greetings upon title page else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. View more info

Canadian humour and satire (Themes in Canadian literature)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800746

ISBN: 0770512631

Condition: Good


0770512631 122 pages. 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. In doing so, these Canadian authors have found a place, not only on our bookshelves, but in our minds and hearts. Several school stamps, etc, else unmarked. Moderate wear. Nice solid copy. View more info

The CTR Anthology: Fifteen Plays from Canadian Theatre Review (Heritage)

By: N/A

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86902353

ISBN: 080206812X

Condition: Very Good


080206812X 683 pages. Brings together fifteen of the most significant plays published in Canadian Theatre Review between 1974 and 1991. Most have been out of print since their appearance in the journal. Includes lost classics such as Ten Lost Years and This is For You, Anna. Moderate wear. Average quantity of markings to contents. Rubber stamp upon half-title page. Solid copy in bright red covers. View more info

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The Fitzhenry & Whiteside fireside book of Canadian Christmas

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86203058A

ISBN: 0889029903

Condition: Fine


0889029903 219 pages. "Lucy Maud Montgomery, Stephen Leacock, Grey Owl, Mazo do la Roche, Hugh MacLennan, and Robertson Davies - these and many other Canadian writers are featured in this distinguished anthology of stories, poems, recollections, recipes and games: a truly warmhearted collection of the finest of Canadian Christmas from the 17th century to the present day. - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Hatchwell Papers *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Stellar Desktop: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869A6911

ISBN: 0969640927

Condition: Very Good


0969640927 123 pages. "In this his first book of fiction, the author draws upon extensive experiences in war service and medical practice to create The Hatchwell Papers... In short, it is the life and times of The Rev. James Robin Hatchwell, B.D., M.M. (Military Medal)." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked but for ink stamp atop title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Best of Hopscotch

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, Norquay Printers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C5071

ISBN: 0969227604

Condition: Good


0969227604 179 pages. Archival black and white illustrations. A compilation of the author's newspaper columns. In this book "... readers can experience the best of life in a particular corner of Manitoba and abroad - written, as it was lived, with liberal dashes of Stewart humour." - Helen Mulligan. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

The Wizard Within

By: Albert Thor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, SoulPurpose Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800402

ISBN: 0969587309

Condition: Good


0969587309 487 pages. Author's signature upon title page. "This book is frightening for it questions every aspect of your life - it pushes all of your buttons so to speak - and because my arguments are novel you will be tempted to dismiss them out of hand as mere flights of fancy, but do not be daunted, do not reject that which is simple and explains everything, because if truth is anything it is simple, and because at the end of it all, at the end of surrendering up your false fears and your false ideas you will have found yourself, that precious being you probably know little of and wh... View more info

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Porcupines and China Dolls

By: Alexie, Robert

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Theytus Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 358H3550

ISBN: 1894778685

Condition: Very Good


1894778685 306 pages. "A haunting story that explores with frank and honest words the dark legacy of the residential school system and its impact on individuals, families and communities." - dust jacket. Author was a member of the Gwich'in tribe. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A nice copy. View more info

Snakes and Ladders

By: Ann, Kathryn

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Impertinent Pr: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86903450

ISBN: 189534901X

Condition: Very Good


189534901X 132 pages. "Exposes the perils of lesbian relationships in this collection of 10 provocative and unusual stories. Author writes convincingly about loss, longing, betrayal, and even the occasional lucky break. Weaving the corporeal with the spiritual, she demonstrates that love is, ultimately, the bond that holds the universe together." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

The Colour of Water

By: Armstrong, Luanne

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Prince George, BC, Canada, Caitlin Press Inc.: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35800248

ISBN: 0920576702

Condition: Very Good


0920576702 302 pages. A novel which probes the depth and complexity of human emotions that shape people's lives. Prior owner's details upon half-title page else unmarked. Light wear. Clean. Nice copy in illustrated glossy covers. View more info

Nineteenth century Canadian stories

By: Arnason, David (ed)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86902354

ISBN: 077051345X

Condition: Very Good


077051345X 212 pages including biographical notes. "Modern Canadian writing is far more rooted in the past than we usually care to admit." - from introduction. Crisp and clean with very light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Battle On!

By: Arthur, Alan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Wilson Freelance: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869A6910

ISBN: 0968302009

Condition: Good


0968302009 128 pages. Stories include: Clambake, The Engineer, The Cowboy Hat, Elmer Saves the Day, and many more. Ink stamp atop title page else unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Sound working copy. View more info

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Bodily Harm

By: ATWOOD, Margaret

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869H0561

ISBN: 0771008120

Condition: Good


0771008120 Signed upon half-title page by Margaret Atwood. 301 pages. "...a splendid, fully integrated work... superb..." - New York Times. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869H1629

ISBN: 0771008139

Condition: Good


0771008139 Signed by author upon half-title page. True first printing. "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. (Spadoni & Donnelly 3587) View more info