Download E-books Hometown: Out and About in Victoria's Neighbourhoods PDF

By Anny Scoones

Join loved storyteller Anny Scoones as she units out to find the old fashioned and quirky charms of Victoria, BC. not only a booklet of facts, Hometown is a gradual walk via a various sector with a desirable and layered historical past. become aware of, pause, think of, and feature what Anny loves to name a bit imagine at the a number of features and personalities of those parts. examine not just how public artwork, seashore creatures, monuments, history and old beneficial properties create a neighbourhood and give a contribution to a bigger urban, but in addition how they make us consider, how they circulation us.

Illustrated with one hundred twenty unique watercolours by means of acclaimed artist Robert Amos, and that includes detailed poems via Victorias poet laureate, Janet Rogers, Hometown: Out and approximately in Victorias Neighbourhoods provides Canadas so much livable urban because the locals see it.

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Download E-books I Am an Islander PDF

By Patrick Ledwell

No guy is a Prince Edward Island. That’s an excellent factor, as the tiny province is eroding a metre according to year.  In his new choice of side-splitting essays, i'm An Islander, Patrick Ledwell explores the hilarity of lifestyles seen from the country’s crumbling japanese aspect. Raised in an important family members, the Island comic seems to be again at his rural roots. i'm an Islander is a humorous and heartfelt stockpile of standup, sketches, and rants, banked as much as guard your stable humour opposed to every thing that will erode it.

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Download E-books Full Count: Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball PDF

From certainly one of Canada's most sensible baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays that comes greater than two decades after Joe Carter's international Series-winning domestic run. vital for all Blue Jays lovers, and a good learn for Toronto and Canadian activities fanatics in general.
     In Full Count, Jeff Blair takes us again to the times whilst the Toronto Blue Jays have been "the Cadillac of franchises," and exhibits us precisely what they did correct to develop into baseball's ultimate membership. Then he explores the disappointing aftermath, whilst the league's fourth-largest marketplace turned an also-ran: likely destined to languish at the back of the big-spending Yankees and purple Sox and free-wheeling Rays--until the offseason of 2012. Full Count will entice the informal fanatics eager to re-live Blue Jays historical past, and to the intense fanatics who take pleasure in the nitty-gritty company judgements and behind-the-scenes information that made this staff what it's this day.

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Download E-books God in Pink PDF

Lambda Literary Award winner, top homosexual Fiction

A revelatory novel approximately being queer and Muslim, set in war-torn Iraq in 2003. Ramy is a tender homosexual Iraqi suffering to discover a stability among his sexuality, faith, and tradition. Ammar is a sheikh whose assistance Ramy seeks, and whose tolerance is confirmed by way of his trust within the teachings of the Qur'an. choked with quiet moments of good looks and uncooked depictions of violence, God in red poignantly captures the soreness and the fortitude of Islamic existence in Iraq.

Hasan Namir was born in Iraq in 1987. God in Pink is his first novel.

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Download E-books Fight to the Finish: Canadians in the Second World War, 1944-1945 PDF

An unforgettable chronicle of Canadians struggling with the second one international War.

Historian Tim cook dinner monitors his trademark storytelling skill within the moment quantity of his masterful account of Canadians in global warfare II. cook dinner combines a unprecedented take hold of of army method with a deep empathy for the warriors at the floor, at sea and within the air. even if it is a minute-by-minute account of a gruelling artillery conflict, vicious infighting between generals, the scene inside of a scientific unit, or the small info of a soldier's lifestyle, prepare dinner creates an completely compelling narrative. He recounts in enthralling element how the Canadian forces figured within the Allied bombing of Germany, the D-Day touchdown at Juno seashore, the taking of Caen, and the force south.
     that includes dozens of black-and-white photos and relocating excerpts from letters and diaries of servicemen, Fight to the Finish, in addition to its better half quantity, The invaluable War, broadens our knowing of the second one global struggle with a gripping account of Canadians who fought in a foreign country, and the house entrance that was once replaced perpetually.

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Download E-books Lonely Planet Canada (Travel Guide) PDF

By Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman, Celeste Brash

Lonely Planet: The world's prime shuttle advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Canada is your passport to all of the so much appropriate and up to date suggestion on what to work out, what to bypass, and what hidden discoveries wait for you. event the grandeur of the Rockies, surprise on the totem pole carvings of the Haida humans, or hit the powdery slopes at the outskirts of Vancouver; all along with your depended on shuttle better half. Get to the guts of Canada and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Canada commute Guide:

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  • Free, handy pull-out Vancouver map (included in print version), plus over a hundred maps
  • Coverage of Vancouver, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Nunavut, the Yukon territory, Prince Edward Island, and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Canada, our such a lot finished consultant to Canada, is ideal for these making plans to either discover the pinnacle attractions and take the line much less traveled.

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Authors: Written and researched by way of Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman, John Lee, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Sarah Richards, Celeste Brash, Benedict Walker, Andy Symington, Caroline Sieg and Brendan Sainsbury.

About Lonely Planet: begun in 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's top commute advisor writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot in the world, in addition to an award-winning web site, a set of cellular and electronic trip items, and a devoted visitor neighborhood. Lonely Planet's venture is to permit curious tourists to adventure the realm and to really get to the center of the locations they locate themselves in.

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Download E-books Joey Smallwood: Schemer and Dreamer (Quest Biography) PDF

By Ray Argyle

Known because the "only residing Father of Confederation" in his lifetime, Joey Smallwood was once an enjoyable, artful, and debatable baby-kisser in Canada for many years.

Born in Gambo, Newfoundland, Joseph ("Joey") Smallwood (1900–1991) spent his lifestyles championing the price and capability of his local province. even if he used to be a profitable journalist and radio character, Smallwood is healthier recognized for his position in bringing Newfoundland into Confederation with Canada in 1949, believing that such an motion may safe a standard lifestyle for Newfoundlanders. He was once rightfully dubbed the "only dwelling Father of Confederation" in his lifetime and used to be premiere of the province for twenty-three years.

in the course of a lot of the final a part of the 20th century, Smallwood remained a fashionable participant within the tale of Newfoundland and Labrador’s progress as a province. Later in existence he placed himself in debt so as to entire his Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, the single venture of its style in Canada as much as that time.

In Joey Smallwood: Schemer and Dreamer, Ray Argyle reexamines the lifetime of this excellent determine in gentle of Newfoundland’s growth in recent times, and measures his imaginative and prescient opposed to its new place as a province of prosperity instead of poverty.

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Download E-books Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerrilla PDF

By Ann Hansen

Direct Action chronicles the exciting fast moving motion of the Guerrilla staff that blew up the political activist scene of the 80's. Hansen and her Anarchist workforce Direct motion have been accountable for a number of dramatic political acts, together with the bombing of the Litton structures plant in Toronto. After felony protest activities didn't cease Litton from making counsel structures for Cruise missiles, Direct motion defended the Earth, explosively. also, Hansen with different radical feminists confirmed the pink sizzling Video chain simply how scorching their unlawful movies depicting rape may develop into after being firebombed.

Ann Hansen served seven years in criminal and is now rather at domestic in Vancouver together with her 3 horses, 3 canine, one cat and a bird.

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