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  • Elk in the House

    Elk in the House
    av Beverly Lein

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300993

    Have you ever walked into your living room to find an elk contentedly watching television? Meet Butter, human companion and elk extraordinaire at the Seventh Avenue Elk Ranch in Manning, Alberta. When ranchers Beverly and Carson Lein chose the uniqu…

  • Lucky Elephant Restaurant

    Lucky Elephant Restaurant
    av Garry Ryan

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300979

    Detective Lane is back, tracking down trouble on the streets of Calgary with his sharp-eyed partner Harper in tow. The duo must find the missing daughter of radio celebrity Bobbie Reddie before it's too late. But is Bobbie really as saintly as her f…

  • Gerbil Mother

    Gerbil Mother
    av D M Bryan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126240

    Gerbil, age zero, has a question: where do parents come from? Specifically, she wants to know about her mother. Who is this vessel in which she resides, and why does it seem like her mother isn't up for the task of parenthood? Gerbil Mother raises q…

  • Murder in the Chilcotin

    Murder in the Chilcotin
    av Roy Innes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126691

    The third book in Roy Innes' mystery series sends RCMP Inspector Coswell and the newly promoted Sergeant Blakemore to the district of West Caribou in British Columbia, where the murder of a neophyte Mountie, the son of a local rancher, threatens to…

  • An American Critic in Canada

    An American Critic in Canada
    av Morton L. Ross

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300443

    A tribute to a well-loved professor, mentor, and friend. Includes a eulogy by Robert Kroetsch, three chapters of personal observations of a life immersed in literature that were to begin Ross' memoir, and many of Ross' critical essays, articles, and…

  • Misshappen

    av Robert Budde

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300221

    One day in 1897, as the huge carnival big-top swooshed upward, a child came flying out of the folds of the tent and landed softly in the straw on the ground. This is Slip's story, and skilfully illustrates the curiosity towards the human condition t…

  • West Wind, North Chatter

    West Wind, North Chatter
    av Deanna Kent-McDonald

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300863

    After a miscarriage that tears apart her hope and her marriage, Emily Reeves is forced to reinvent herself. Fighting loneliness, but determined to stick it out in her new home in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Emily pours her savings into her dream: openi…

  • Paddling South

    Paddling South
    av Rick Ranson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126233

    In the Fall of 1969, Rick Ranson and John Van Landeghem, both barely out of high school, took on the might of the Red and Mississippi Rivers to paddle a canoe from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to New Orleans, Louisiana. Combining high drama with hilarity, Ra…

  • Rolling Thunder

    Rolling Thunder
    av A J Devlin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781988732862

  • The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning
    av Audrey J Whitson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781988732473

  • Burning the Night

    Burning the Night
    av Glen Huser

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781774390115

    From small-town Alberta, Curtis comes to Edmonton to obtain a teaching degree. There he forms a close friendship with his elderly, blind Aunt Harriet, considered a family pariah due to her eccentric enthusiasm for a lost world of artists and musicia…

  • Left

    av Theanna Bischoff

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781988732435

  • Buried in the Silence

    Buried in the Silence
    av Connie Sampson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920897850

    The inquiry into the killing of Leo LaChance left many unanswered questions. Journalist Connie Sampson examines the life and death of Leo LaChance, his brother David's quest for the truth, and the story of the inquiry that followed Leo's death.

  • Nothing But Brush Strokes

    Nothing But Brush Strokes
    av Phyllis Webb

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920897898

    This collection chronicles Phyllis Webb's struggle with the creative process and her intense need to probe beneath the surface of things. "The subjects of these essays are various, but themes and concerns recur, and the focus is usually literary, wi…

  • This Way the Road

    This Way the Road
    av Nina Berkhout

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300924

    Inspired by working at the Royal Ontario Museum, gifted poet Nina Berkhout spins a catastrophic yet enduring tale of love set amidst the chaos of assembling a blindingly white museum display on the Hindenburg Zeppelin. Composed in poetic verse, "Thi…

  • Tarstopping

    av Christine Horne

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926455471

    In a flash, everything changes. After a group of radical environmentalists breaks into the house of a prominent oil company executive and holds him and his family hostage, the stage is set for a popular movement to coalesce around the incident.They…

  • Widows

    av Suzette Mayr

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300306

    Daring to defy a world that believes old women should not be seen or heard, three women steal a barrel from a travelling show and plan to go over Niagara Falls.

  • Where the Bodies Lie

    Where the Bodies Lie
    av Mark Lisac

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926455501

    In a small city somewhere in an oil-rich Canadian province just east of the Rockies, a political scandal has erupted: an aging cabinet minister has struck and killed a member of his local constituency executive with his half-ton truck, in broad dayl…

  • West End Murders

    West End Murders
    av Roy Innes

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126271

    When a series of murders threatens the lives of an entire community in Vancouver, RCMP Corporal Paul Blakemore and Inspector Coswell team up once again to solve the case. What begins as an array of hate crimes suddenly culminates into a conspiracy a…

  • Bittersweet Sands

    Bittersweet Sands
    av Rick Ranson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063620

  • Return to the Drum

    Return to the Drum
    av Miggs Wynne Morris

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300313

    Return to the Drum is a story about survival—the survival of a people and their way of life. Focusing on the history of the Sahtuot’ine of Great Bear Lake and the struggles that follow their first encounters with Euro-Canadians in the…

  • Glycerine

    av Garry Ryan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063682

  • The Bone Cage

    The Bone Cage
    av Angie Abdou

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126172

    Writer and competitive swimmer Angie Abdou, tells the tale of Digger, an 85 kilo wrestler, and Sadie, a 26-year-old speed are nearing the end of their athletic careers, and are forced to confront the question: what happens to athletes when their bod…

  • Butterflies in Bucaramanga

    Butterflies in Bucaramanga
    av Tanna Patterson-Z

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126707

    Tanna Patterson-Z's meticulously researched novel, a fictionalised account of the 1998 kidnapping of mining executive Edward Leonard by Colombian renegades, guides readers deep into the physical and political terrain of a beautiful but dangerous cou…

  • Blood Relations

    Blood Relations
    av Sharon Pollock

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300641

    This brand new edition features the plays that established Sharon Pollock as a major Canadian playwright and gained her many accolades, among them, the first ever Governor General’s Award for Drama for Blood Relations in 1981. Her chara…

  • The Aberhart Summer

    The Aberhart Summer
    av Conni Massing

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300405

    Based on the novel by Bruce Allen Powe, 'The Aberhart Summer' is a dark 'coming of age' story where desperation, secrets and tragedy affect the lives of the people in an Edmonton neighbourhood during the Depression. Throughout the novel, Doug Sayers…

  • Shallow Enough to Walk Through

    Shallow Enough to Walk Through
    av Marissa Reaume

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063422

  • At the Zenith of the Empire

    At the Zenith of the Empire
    av Stewart Lemoine

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126158

    Playwright Stewart Lemoine combines drama with hilarity in a play that tells a speculative story of legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt's trip to Edmonton in 1913, where she performed before two packed houses at the Empire Theatre.

  • Dominion of Mercy

    Dominion of Mercy
    av Danial Neil

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781774390207

    Edinburgh, 1917: Headstrong Highland lass Mary Stewart is a vibrant woman forced into the world's oldest profession in order to provide for her ailing father and younger sister in the city's Old Town. When her uncle, a well-to-do solicitor with poli…

  • Diamond Grill

    Diamond Grill
    av Fred Wah

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126110

    This story of family and identity, migration and integration, culture and self-discovery is told through family history, memory, and the occasional recipe. Diamond Grill is a rich banquet where Salisbury Steak shares a menu with ch…

  • Horseplay

    av Norm Boucher

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781988732985

  • Talon

    av Paulette Dube

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300474

    Rubis Caillou Morin is a widow, midwife, and faith healer from the Gaspe. Before her untimely death in 1873, she sends her young son west -- to be safe and to help her brothers settle new land. The young Raoul carries with him a shadowy understandin…

  • Paper Trail

    Paper Trail
    av Arleen Pare

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126134

    A novel written halfway between poetry and prose, "Paper Trail" questions the rat race work ethic many of us adhere to, more often out of necessity than choice.

  • Seal Intestine Raincoat

    Seal Intestine Raincoat
    av Rosie Chard

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126448

    After a severe winter storm and extended power failure, thousands become trapped in their homes during one of the coldest weeks of the year. For one small group of people, thrown together by catastrophe, a state of anxiety and claustrophobia follows…

  • Gangson

    av Andy Weaver

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126721

    This book is about aesthetics and culture, both personal and impersonal. It's about language and politics, and the politics of language. The book is also about violence. Violence shapes societies and places. Violence writes histories, defines moveme…

  • Canadian Literature at the Crossroads of Language & Culture

    Canadian Literature at the Crossroads of Language & Culture
    av Barbard Godard

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126363

    Canadian Literature at the Crossroads of Language and Culture is the first book to gather together essays by Barbara Godard, one of the leading and most prolific figures in the field of Canadian studies. Godard has long been one of the most influent…

  • 14 Tractors

    14 Tractors
    av Gerald Hill

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126394

    In "14 Tractors", Gerald Hill's latest poetry collection, tractors pull versions of story, poetic form, landscape, light, and family history into summer air, offering themselves as vehicles for looking and remembering. Accompanying Shelley Sopher's…

  • So This is the World & Here I Am in It

    So This is the World & Here I Am in It
    av Di Brant

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126097

    This is a stunning collection of creative essays by poet and critic Di Brandt. Written over a period of ten years, these essays circle around questions of exile and violence, eros and wildness, land and mentoring, home and language. They are experim…

  • North East

    North East
    av Wendy McGrath

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063729

  • Insistent Garden

    Insistent Garden
    av Rosie Chard

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063385

    Edith Stoker's father is building a wall in their backyard. A very, very high wall--a brick bulwark in his obsessive war against their hated neighbour Edward Black. It is 1969, and far away, preparations are being made for man to walk upon the moon.…

  • A Teatro Trilogy

    A Teatro Trilogy
    av Stewart Lemoine

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300801

    This is a collection of three plays that span the career of award-winning playwright Stewart Lemoine and provide a taste of the delightful variety in his work. "Shockers Delight!", explores the struggle of three college students to balance emotional…

  • Foxed

    av Garry Ryan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063408

    After a long series of professional and personal upheavals, Detective Lane begins his latest adventure happy, at peace, and enjoying life with his partner Arthur, their children Christine and Matt, and his able new partner, RCMP officer Keely Saliba…

  • Frog Lake Reader

    Frog Lake Reader

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126462

    Non-fiction authority Myrna Kostash merges the past and the present in "The Frog Lake Reader", which offers a startlingly objective perspective on the tragic events surrounding the Frog Lake Massacre of 1885. By bringing together eyewitness accounts…

  • Those Who Know

    Those Who Know
    av Dianne Meili

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063132

    The elders in Those Who Know have devoted their lives to preserving the wisdom and spirituality of their ancestors. Despite insult and oppression, they have maintained sometimes forbidden practices for the betterment of not just their people, but al…

  • Entropic

    av R.W. Gray

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927063866

    WINNER OF THE 2016 THOMAS RADDALL ATLANTIC FICTION AWARD AT THE EAST COAST LITERARY AWARDS SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 NEW BRUNSWICK BOOK AWARDS In his second collection of stories, author and filmmaker R.W. Gray (Crisp) once again finds the place wher…

  • Smoke in the Cockpit

    Smoke in the Cockpit
    av H J Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126073

    This is the true story of Canadian bush pilot Don 'Smokey' Patry is a succession of brave take-offs, daring landings, and high intensity turbulence every minute in-between.

  • The Orchard Keepers

    The Orchard Keepers
    av Robert Pepper-Smith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926455907

    Robert Pepper-Smith's trilogy of novels chronicling the lives of those with deep roots in the orchard lands of British Columbia comes full circle with this volume, collecting newly revised editions of The Wheel Keeper and House of Spells with Sanctu…

  • Ruins & Relics

    Ruins & Relics
    av Alice Zorn

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126387

    These are short stories about people who harbour relics from their past: a postcard from Vienna, the cigarette burns that scar a boy's chest, a stolen USB pen, blue concentration camp numbers tattooed on a forearm, a man's sense of his own body as h…

  • Canadian Literary Power

    Canadian Literary Power
    av Frank Davey, Smaro Kamboureli, Frank Davey

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920897577

    Frank Davey is both participant and witness in his provocative examination of the nature of literary power as a part of general cultural and political relationships in contemporary and anglophone Canada.

  • Drift Child

    Drift Child
    av Rosella Leslie

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897126714

    Emma Phillips is 35 years old, divorced, depressed... adrift. But when extraordinary circumstances force her to take care of three traumatized, newly orphaned children, this lifelong free spirit finds motherhood may in fact be her true calling. Part…