Memoirs

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By (author) Nicola I. Campbell
Categories: Memoirs

Through vivid short stories and rich poetry, Nicola I. Campbell deftly weaves an extraordinary memoir about what it means to be an intergenerational survivor of Indian Residential Schools. | Captivating ...

Open Every Window

By (author) Jane Munro
Categories: Memoirs

Open Every Window reveals the pain and power inherent in loving and being loved. A poignant evocation for anyone who has experienced loss, it will entrance with its lyricism and comfort with the writer’s ...

On Foot to Canterbury

By (author) Ken Haigh
Categories: Travel guides: routes and ways
Series: Wayfarer

Setting off on foot from Winchester, Ken Haigh hikes across southern England, retracing a traditional route that medieval pilgrims followed to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. ...

Fuse

By (author) Hollay Ghadery
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Memoir and Biography

Drawing on her own experiences as a woman of Iranian and British Isle descent, writer Hollay Ghadery dives into conflicts and uncertainty surrounding the biracial female body and identity, especially ...

Man at the Airport

By (author) Hassan Al Kontar
Foreword by Nuseir (Nas) Yassin
Categories: Memoirs

When revolution and war broke out in his home country in 2011, Hassan Al Kontar was a young Syrian living and working in the UAE. A conscientious objector, he refused to return to Syria for compulsory ...

Alone: A Love Story

By (author) Michelle Parise
Categories: Biography: general

Love, marriage, baby. Michelle Parise bought into the dream. But one day, her husband drops The Bomb and she’s suddenly alone. Michelle documents falling in love to the fallout of infidelity and everything ...

Casting into Mystery

By (author) Robert Reid
By (artist) Wesley W Bates
Categories: Memoirs

In Casting into Mystery, writer Robert Reid and wood engraver Wesley W. Bates—avid anglers, both—put ink to paper in homage to the venerable sport of fly fishing. Through text and image, they recall ...

Pourin' Down Rain

By (author) Cheryl Foggo
Categories: Biography: general

The 30th anniversary edition of Cheryl Foggo’s landmark work about growing up Black on the Canadian prairies.

Cheryl Foggo came of age during the 1960s in Calgary and struggled against the many ways ...

South Away

By (author) Meaghan Marie Hackinen
Categories: Memoirs

South Away is an adventure story of the author’s bicycle trip with her sister from Terrace, BC, along the West coast to (almost) the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Meaghan Marie Hackinen experiences apprehension ...

Rising

By (author) Sharon Wood
Categories: Memoirs

In 1986, as part of a Canadian team, Sharon Wood became the first woman from the Americas to summit Mount Everest—and the first woman in the world to do so via the West Ridge from Tibet and without ...