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Atlantic Canada Bio and Memoir, Holidays 2014

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Mother's Message in a Bottle

Mother's Message in a Bottle

Loving Letters for Life
edited by Tyler Hayden
edition:Paperback
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tagged : motherhood

The most important message that moms deliver is underscored by love.

Mother’s Message in a Bottle is an inspirational collection of over 40 letters from mothers around the world to the people they love.

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Father's Message in a Bottle

Father's Message in a Bottle

Loving Letters for Life
edited by Tyler Hayden
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : fatherhood

The responsibility of a father is to be active and present with his children and partner, constantly finding ways to connect and reconnect so his kids know that he loves them and will be there for them, no matter what.

Father's Message in a Bottle is an inspirational collection of over 60 letters from fathers around the world to the people they love.

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Going Over

Going Over

A Nova Scotian Soldier in World War I
edition:Paperback
tagged : military

Going Over is the biography of Titus Mossman, a veteran of the “Great War” who served with the 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) on the Western Front. This book blends social, political and historical issues of those turbulent times with the story of one young Canadian turned soldier, caught at the sharp edge of history.

A sixth-generation Nova Scotian, born in 1894 in Upper Kingsburg, Lunenburg County , Titus survives an austere upbringing in a family of twelve and g …

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Creatures of the Rock

Creatures of the Rock

A Veterinarian's Adventures in Newfoundland
edition:Hardcover
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 When you’re the only veterinarian in an area that’s 130 miles long and has a coast on either side, you never know what each new day might bring. A cow giving birth, a colicky horse, an aggressive lynx, caribou in need of pastures new, a polar bear in a bingo hall, a six-hundred-pound boar who won’t like what you’ve been asked to do to him… The only constants for Andrew Peacock are his faithful dog and his passion for his work.
When Andrew Peacock made the move from Ontario to Newfoun …

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I'm Movin' On

I'm Movin' On

The Life and Legacy of Hank Snow
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Born in tiny Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, Hank Snow enjoyed a musical career that spanned five decades and sales of more than 80 million albums. In I'm Movin' On, journalist Vernon Oickle chronicles Snow's hardscrabble life, from his destitute childhood in Queens County to international fame. Leaving no stone unturned in his richly detailed profile of The Singing Ranger, Oickle exposes the highs and lows of Snow's career, and his journey ("Everywhere, man") from small East Coast radio stations to the …

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Fire in the Belly

Fire in the Belly

How Purdy Crawford rescued Canada, and changed the way we do business
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : business

Purdy Crawford’s name is synonymous with Canadian business and law. But even after education at Mount Allison and Harvard, Purdy arrived on Toronto’s Bay Street as an outsider, the son of a coal miner from tiny Five Islands, Nova Scotia. So how did young Purdy ascend so quickly and so far to become one of Canada’s top lawyers and best-known business mentors? In this biography of Purdy, bestselling business writer Gordon Pitts begins with the moment in 2007 when Crawford was enlisted by som …

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When the Great Red Dawn Is Shining

When the Great Red Dawn Is Shining

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On their march towards the Somme, and Beaumont Hamel, the young men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment raised their voices to sing “When the Great Red Dawn is Shining,” a song about returning home to the people they love. Howard Morry was one of the young men who managed to make it back. And now, one hundred years after the events that changed his life, we hear Morry’s voice, in these pages, rising from the silence to recount his days with the famed Regiment. In memoirs expertly selected a …

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No Turning Back

No Turning Back

Surviving the Linehan Family Tragedy
edition:Paperback
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On a June night in 1980, the Linehan household in North Harbour went up in flames. In moments the fire consumed the family's ordinary, loving lives and innocent, human faith that life would always be as it was. Ida, the middle of three girls and one of ten siblings, survived the blaze only to endure weeks and months of treatment and recovery. Her only goal is to spare her family more pain, and she quietly promises herself never to quit and never to complain. She only wants life to be normal, but …

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