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New titles released in the Fall of 2013.
Swedes' Ferry

Swedes' Ferry

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Continuing its tradition of publishing first novels by establishe dpoets, Coteau presents the story of Constable Leslie Simpson,a Manitoba member of the North-West Mounted Police, who takes a day off to make a quick buck south of the border, and winds up battling to stave off the intentions of not only a very nasty Pinkerton agent, but the third-richest man in the United States. When Simpson robs the First National Bank in Bismark, North Dakota, inadvertently killing the bank manager in the proc …

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Dollybird

Dollybird

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : historical

Winner of the WILLA Award for Historical Fiction. Shortlisted for the SaskPower Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards 2014. In 1906, Twenty-year-old Moira, banished to Saskatchewan because of her unwed pregnancy, must come to terms with her pioneer environment, her dodgy new acquaintances and her employment as a "dolly-bird" with a volatile young homesteader. Scattered through with birth, death, and the violent potential of both man and the elements, Dollybird excavates the small mercies which …

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Literary History of Saskatchewan

Literary History of Saskatchewan

edited by David Carpenter
edition:Paperback
tagged : reference

A valuable addition to any bibliophile's collection! The rich history of a province's literature, in the essays of well-known writers from across the Prairie and Canadian literary landscapes. Saskatchewan's literary history is both colourful and complex. It is also mature enough to deserve a critical investigation of its roots and origins, its salient features and its prominent players. This collection of scholarly essays, conceptualized and compiled by well-known Saskatchewan novelist,essayist …

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Turning Back the Pages

Turning Back the Pages

by Ruth Millar
introduction by Yann Martel
edition:Paperback

A sweeping social history of the challenges and victories, the quiet efficiencies, and most of all, the amazing people — from the chief's office to the circulation desk — who have given the Saskatoon Public Library the remarkable century it has had.

Saskatoon Public Library's history is suffused with drama. Floods, fires, boardroom battles, clashes with City Hall, strikes, bold art robberies, outraged and belligerent patrons, pilfering and mutilation of materials, stalkers and flashers, anima …

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Clearwater

Clearwater

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Claire Sullivan struggles to overcome loss and dislocation, to reconnect with the central people in her life and restart her emotional growth in this powerful prairie coming-of-age novel.

Claire Sullivan quickly settles in to her new home at Clearwater Lake in northern Manitoba, especially once she befriends Jeff Carson, a quiet mixed-race loner who lives with his parents in the other half of the Sullivans’ duplex. Together, the teens roam the wild, isolated beauty of the nearby lakeshore and f …

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