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The Lure of the Chilcotin

About the Author As a child, Christine Peters longed for a simple life. She hungered for moving north after growing up at a bushy summer place among the north shore of Lake Erie. While attending [...]

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Destination Cortez Island : A Sailor's Life Along the BC Coast

"My grandfather brought his wife and nine children to Cortez Island in 1917 with the dream of founding his own orchard, flower garden, and nursery." And so started a family legacy that would draw the author bac [...]

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My Discovery of America

From Publishers Weekly In April 1985, en route to a publicity tour in the U.S., Mowat was barred from crossing the border. The Canadian author of Never Cry Wolf and other books on wildlife and co [...]

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Little by Little: A Writer's Education

From Publishers Weekly This memoir by the prize-winning Canadian children's author invites comparison with Beverly Cleary's recent A Girl from Yamhill. But, even though both authors started writi [...]

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The Chemistry Of Plant Life

This book's purpose is to serve as a text or reference book for students of plant science who are seeking a proper foundation upon which to build a scientific knowledge of how plants grow. It is assumed for the most part [...]

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Strong and Free: English

Review This book is a true inspiration to all those that were ever faced with hardships but dreamed of more. The decision to achieve her dreams in her 'Promise Land' gave Rebecca the strength to [...]

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HRISANTHI'S LEGACY

'HRISANTHI's LEGACY' 'Hrisanthi's Legacy" begins as a modern odyssey, the story of a determined woman in an isolated village in Turkish-occupied Crete, with limited personal resources but imbued with courage and [...]

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Dead Ends: An Irreverent Field Guide to the Graves of the Famous

Thousands of people visit Parisian cemeteries to see the gravesites of Jim Morrison and Gertrude Stein, and the same can be said of California cemeteries. With 500 entries of notables ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Abbi [...]

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Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon

About the Author Lytton Strachey (1880-1932), among the most famous writers of his time, was a member of the Bloomsbury group and the author of a number of biographies. His Eminent Victorians, pu [...]

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Live Long, Learn a Little, Laugh a Lot: Read the Stories in This Book. Write Your Stories in This Book. Save Your Life with This Book

About the Author For 16 years Duane E. Hiatt was a professional entertainer, performing in a musical and comedy group known as 'The Three D's.' They traveled extensively, and recorded for Capitol [...]

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Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes

Review 'A perfect addition to anyone's reference shelf...' -- Sunday-Patriot News, 10/1/00 Read more About the Author Fadiman is [...]

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Afraid of the Dark (Jack Swyteck)

From Publishers Weekly In Grippando's rousing ninth Jack Swyteck legal thriller (after Born to Run), Jack successfully defends a supposed Somali prisoner in his mid-20s held at Guant?namo. But th [...]

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The Mighty Hybrid and the Keeper of the Slabs: His 1966 Order for a Fender Telecaster Bass...

Review 'A fascinating and informative story about the birth of a legend and the British Blues scene in the sixties' (Roger Newell, Guitarist magazine). 'This book has rekindled my interest in rea [...]

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Who's Who in the New Testament

About the Author About the Author: Ronald Brownrigg is the author of many books about Jerusalem and the Holy Land, including Holy Places. --This text refers to the Digital edition. [...]

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