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  • Patriots, Traitors and Empires

    Patriots, Traitors and Empires
    av Stephen Gowans

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861359

    Patriots, Traitors and Empires is an account of modern Korean history, written from the point of view of those who fought to free their country from the domination of foreign empires. It traces the history of Korea's struggle for freedom from opposi…

  • Listening for Jupiter

    Listening for Jupiter
    av Pierre-luc Landry, Arielle Aaronson, Madeleine Stratford

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860987

    March soon, and it's already 28 DegreesC in Montreal. Hollywood is living a dead-end life working at the local graveyard. Meanwhile, it's snowing non-stop all over Europe and in Toronto, where Xavier works for a pharmaceutical company he couldn't ca…

  • Unknown Huntsman

    Unknown Huntsman
    av Fortier Jean Michel

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860826

    A strange and anonymous narrator, an unnamed village, an unsolved murder, a mysterious huntsman, and a wisdom tooth extraction gone terribly wrong. There's no shortage of intrigue in this offbeat debut novel by Jean-Michel Fortier. The ""we"" narrat…

  • The Daughters' Story

    The Daughters' Story
    av Murielle Cyr

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861823

    It's October 1970 in Montreal, Quebec. Nadine is a trade unionist with the garment-workers union. Twenty years earlier in 1950, at the age of 15, she was banished to a home for unwed mothers. Her baby daughter, whose father is shrouded in secrecy, w…

  • Hanging Fred and a Few Others

    Hanging Fred and a Few Others
    av Nick Fonda

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860208

    Quebec's Eastern Townships are home to a higher concentration of artists than anywhere else in Canada. With his starting and finishing point being Frederick Coburn (1871--1960), arguably Canada's best-known painter at the peak of his career, author…

  • Joseph-Elzear Bernier

    Joseph-Elzear Bernier
    av Marjolaine Saint-Pierre

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240510

    Passionate and rigorously detailed, this biography of Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier paints a compelling portrait of the hero who marked the history and geography of Canada with his contributions to Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic. Profiling his c…

  • Joseph-Elzear Bernier

    Joseph-Elzear Bernier
    av Marjolaine Saint-Pierre

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240541

    Passionate and rigorously detailed, this biography of Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier paints a compelling portrait of the hero who marked the history and geography of Canada with his contributions to Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic. Profiling his c…

  • America's Gift

    America's Gift
    av Kathe Roth

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240527

    Recalling the full significance of the contact made between Europe and the Americas, this book shows how the encounter of two ""old worlds"" gave rise to a truly new world on both sides of the Atlantic. From astronomy to food, the history shows how…

  • A People's History of Quebec

    A People's History of Quebec
    av Jacques Lacoursiere

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240503

    Revealing a little-known part of North American history, this lively guide tells the fascinating tale of the settlement of the St. Lawrence Valley. It also tells of the Montreal and Quebec-based explorers and traders who traveled, mapped, and inhabi…

  • The Question of Separatism

    The Question of Separatism
    av Jane Jacobs

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824062

    In this, her third and least-known book, first published in 1980, Jane Jacobs examines not only the particular question of Quebec and Canada, but also the larger issue of sovereignty and autonomy in general. Using Norway as a model, Jacobs details t…

  • The History of Montreal

    The History of Montreal
    av Paul-Andre Linteau

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824772

    This book tells the fascinating story of Montreal, Canada, from prehistoric time through the 21st century. From the Iroquoian community of Hochelaga to the bustling economic metropolis that Montreal has become, this account describes the social, eco…

  • Speak to Me in Indian

    Speak to Me in Indian
    av David Gidmark

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860536

    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 heritage. As children, both experienced the challenges that…

  • You Could Lose an Eye

    You Could Lose an Eye
    av David Reich

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824031

    A fond and funny memoir, this account of a Jewish immigrant household in Montreal traces the family's journey from wretched oppression to middle class comfort. Arriving Canada in the early 1920s, they struggle to learn two new languages and adapt to…

  • I Hate Hockey

    I Hate Hockey
    av Francois Barcelo

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824130

    In this sardonic roman noir, Antoine Vachon-a loser who has lived in a pitiful bachelor apartment since his wife left him and he lost his job as a car salesman-is persuaded to coach his son's hockey team for one game because the previous coach died…

  • Tatouine

    Tatouine

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862288

    It's a long way from a basement apartment in a Montreal suburb to a new life on a fictional planet, but that's the destination our unnamed narrator has set his sights on, bringing readers with him on an off-beat and often hilarious journey. Along th…

  • Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

    Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East
    av Stephen Gowans

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861830

    One US military leader has called Israel "the intelligence equivalent of five CIAs." An Israeli cabinet minister likens his country to "the equivalent of a dozen US aircraft carriers," while the Jerusalem Post defines Israel as the executive of a "s…

  • The Insatiable Maw

    The Insatiable Maw
    av Mick Lowe

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860376

    In this story of eco-resistance based on actual events in the heart of Canada's Nickel Range, Jake McCool, the injured hardrock miner, returns to work for the International Nickel Company (INCO) but now at its nearby Copper Cliff smelter complex. In…

  • Fog

    Fog
    av Rana Bose

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861847

    A small plane was blown up in an act of sabotage several years ago over Northern Quebec, Canada. The incident was quickly analyzed and termed a mechanical failure. The case was closed in a rush. A young actor from Montreal dies in Afghanistan. Kille…

  • A Distinct Alien Race

    A Distinct Alien Race
    av David G. Vermette

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861496

    In the later 19th century, French-Canadian Roman Catholic immigrants from Quebec were deemed a threat to the United States, potential terrorists in service of the Pope. Books and newspapers floated the conspiracy theory that the immigrants seeking w…

  • Banking on Life

    Banking on Life
    av Richard King

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862400

    Michaela (Mickie) Bedard works at the Stevens, Bedard Investment Bank, a bank founded by her great grandfather. She is working on an Initial Public Offering for a technology company. Walking home one evening she suffers a severe asthma attack and Th…

  • Through The Mill

    Through The Mill
    av Gail Cuthbert Brandt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861502

    Girls and women played an important role in the industrialization of Canada-particularly in the cotton textile industry concentrated in Quebec. Until the end of World War I, they accounted for more than half of the workers who toiled in the province…

  • Orphanage

    Orphanage
    av Richard Bergeron

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824550

    The story of a public personality-the possible future mayor of Montreal-this memoir recounts how Richard Bergeron and his four brothers lived in an orphanage for five years in the 1960s. Set in a small city in Northern Quebec, surrounded by bush and…

  • An Independent Quebec

    An Independent Quebec
    av Jacques Parizeau

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240565

    Drawing on his rich experience in public service and teaching, Jacques Parizeau, former premier of Quebec, explains in these pages how the idea of an independent Quebec first took root and evolved. This is the first book of Parizeau's political writ…

  • Exile Blues

    Exile Blues
    av Douglas Gary Joseph Freeman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862004

    When Preston Downs, Jr., alias Prez, slides down the emergency chute onto the frozen tarmac at the Montreal airport, little does he know that returning home to Washington D.C. or to his adopted city, Chicago, would now be impossible. Events had sped…

  • Inuit and Whalers on Baffin Island Through German Eyes

    Inuit and Whalers on Baffin Island Through German Eyes

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824116

    Told from an ordinary man's perspective, these are the journal and letters of Wilhelm Weike as he accompanied Franz Boas-the father of modern anthropology-on his journey to the arctic from 1883 to 1884. This extraordinary document of early arctic hi…

  • Saint-Laurent, Montreal's Main

    Saint-Laurent, Montreal's Main
    av Pierre Anctil

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240589

    Examining the incomparable "Main," or Saint-Laurent Boulevard, that crosses the heart of Montreal from north to south, this book explores how it has been a gateway for immigrants and the place where "solitudes" have met. With analysis of the many so…

  • Principals and Other Schoolyard Bullies

    Principals and Other Schoolyard Bullies
    av Nick Fonda

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824079

    A collection of short stories, this book features a narrative that, while unified by a dark theme, is diverse and surprisingly optimistic. The voices that recount the stories differ significantly, yet all resonate with the clarity of unmistakable tr…

  • Montreal, City of Secrets

    Montreal, City of Secrets
    av Barry Sheehy, Cindy Wallace, Barry Sheehy

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861236

    During the American Civil War, the Confederate government's largest foreign secret service base was in Montreal. The Bank of Montreal, the Bank of Ontario, and other Canadian financial institutions held Confederate deposits of a million dollars or m…

  • Rhapsody in Quebec

    Rhapsody in Quebec
    av Akos Verboczy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861021

    Born in Hungary in 1975, Akos Verboczy moved to Montreal 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 have their leg hair brutally ripped out. His story begins i…

  • Murder on the Orford Mountain Railway

    Murder on the Orford Mountain Railway
    av Nick Fonda

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862462

    On a warm August evening in 1905, a 12-year old boy is shot in the back and killed near the Orford Mountain Railway construction site in rural Quebec. The crime is all the more shocking for being the second such murder on a railway in three days. A…

  • Washington's Long War on Syria

    Washington's Long War on Syria
    av Gowans Stephen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861083

    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 United States had waged a long war against Syria from…

  • Dying to Live

    Dying to Live
    av Pierre-Claver Ncacyayisenga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824789

    Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was teaching history in Kigali, Rwanda, when he was forced to flee to the neighbouring Congo with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of survival during which they travelled thousands of m…

  • Challenging the Mississippi Fire Bombers

    Challenging the Mississippi Fire Bombers
    av Jim Dann

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824871

    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 Mississippi, which had historically excluded most bl…

  • Songs Upon the Rivers

    Songs Upon the Rivers
    av Michel Bouchard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860819

    Before the Davie Crockets, the Daniel Boones and Jim Bridgers, the French had pushed far west and north establishing trade and kin networks across the continent. They founded settlements that would become great cities such as Detroit, Saint Louis, a…

  • 21 Days in October

    21 Days in October
    av Magali Favre

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824925

    This work of historical fiction deals with the occupation of Quebec by the Canadian Army and the massive imprisonment of French-speaking Canadian artists and trade unionists, based on the pretext of two political kidnappings. In October 1970, 21 day…

  • Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

    Storming the Old Boys' Citadel
    av Carla Blank, Tania Martin, Carla Blank

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860130

    This book focuses on the lives and works of two of the very first women of European American ancestry to practice architecture in North America during the 19th century. Mother Joseph du Sacre-Coeur, a Sister of Providence--born Esther Pariseau, in S…

  • Going Too Far

    Going Too Far
    av Ishmael Reed

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824567

    Challenging a prevailing attitude, this account disputes the idea that racism is no longer a factor in American life. Based on cultural and literary evidence-including Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn-it argues that, in some ways, the United States ver…

  • The Little Fox of Mayerville

    The Little Fox of Mayerville
    av Eric Mathieu

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861960

    Emile Claudel is no ordinary child. Only months after he was born, following the liberation of France in 1945, he can already speak several languages, much to his mother's frustration. Emile, nicknamed the Little Fox for his appearance, is born into…

  • The Adventures of Radisson 2

    The Adventures of Radisson 2
    av Martin Fournier

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860260

    The next installment in the series, this book follows the young, 17th-century explorer Pierre-Esprit Radisson from North America to France and back, with plenty of excitement along the way. After spending two years with his new Iroquois family, Radi…

  • Art of the Fall

    Art of the Fall
    av Veronique Cote

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862110

    A story about love, art, and the 2008 financial crisis.Towards the end of the 18th century, twenty-four traders would meet under a tree to buy and sell shares. The tree was located at 68 Wall Street, so called because of a wall that used to mark the…

  • Journey to the Heart of the First Peoples Collection

    Journey to the Heart of the First Peoples Collection
    av Marie-paule Robitaille

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860307

    Revealing objects of unimagined beauty and rarity, this book brings readers into the world of the Aboriginal nations of Quebec, Canada, the United States, Amazonia, and Oceania. The history of this collection spans a period stretching from New Franc…

  • Still Crying for Help

    Still Crying for Help

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862271

    A 32-year-old man diagnosed with mental illness puts an end to his life. Questions spring to mind. Could he have been saved? What health services did he get? Were they sufficient? Helpful? Empathetic? What led to the tragedy? How can it be avoided i…

  • Wintersong

    Wintersong
    av Mick Lowe

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861069

    It's September, 1978 and the 11,700 hard rock miners and smelter and refinery workers of Inco's Sudbury operations face a stark choice: remain on the job without a contract or take seemingly suicidal strike action against a hard-nosed employer that'…

  • Journals of Pierre-louis De Lorimier 1777 - 1795

    Journals of Pierre-louis De Lorimier 1777 - 1795
    av Linda Clark Nash

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824574

    Pierre-Louis de Lorimier, the French Canadian founder of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, wrote three journals between 1777 and 1795 that provide an invaluable contribution to understanding the confrontations that affected the nascent United States, Great…

  • In the End They Told Them All to Get Lost

    In the End They Told Them All to Get Lost

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861748

    We're never quite sure what made Chloe take a flight to an unnamed country in South America. There she lives in self-imposed exile following a suicide attempt. This series of short vignettes provides a glimpse of Chloe's scattered thoughts as she at…

  • Soldiers for Sale

    Soldiers for Sale
    av Jean-Pierre Wilhelmy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824123

    A fascinating study that uncovers an important aspect of the history of the American Revolution, this account reveals how the British Army that fought the American Revolutionaries was, in fact, an Anglo-German army. Arguing that the British Crown ha…

  • The Prophetic Anti-Gallic Letters

    The Prophetic Anti-Gallic Letters
    av Francois Deschamps

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771860918

    The Anti-Gallic Letters by Adam Thom was published in 1836 based on Thom's editorials in Montreal Herald written under the pseudonym "Camillus" in the previous two years. They were never reprinted, despite their importance and above all for the peop…

  • The Epic Journey of the Canadian Horse

    The Epic Journey of the Canadian Horse
    av Pearl Duval, Claude Richer, Casey Roberts

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771861298

  • Break Away

    Break Away
    av Sylvain Hotte

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926824055

    Winter, teenagers, and dreams of glory come together in this novel about the reaction of a small working-class town when the local hero decides not to join a professional hockey team. Talented Alexandre McKenzie lives on the North Shore of the St. L…

  • Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media

    Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media
    av Ishmael Reed

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240596

    Angry and hilarious, this collection of satirical essays about Barack Obama confronts the racial tensions that have dogged the president during his campaign and first year in office. Some of the pieces include ""Ma and Pa Clinton Flog Uppity Black M…

  • Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media

    Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media
    av Ishmael Reed

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981240572

    Angry and hilarious, this collection of satirical essays about Barack Obama confronts the racial tensions that have dogged the president during his campaign and first year in office. Some of the pieces include ""Ma and Pa Clinton Flog Uppity Black M…

  • The Terrible Fours

    The Terrible Fours
    av Ishmael Reed

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771862431

    When Ishmael Reed wrote The Terrible Twos about the American infantile need for instant gratification, he could not have realized that during the week of June 29, 2020, journalist Nicole Wallace would be referring to a president as a 'toddler.' Part…