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Atlantic Drama, Poetry, and Humour, Holidays 2014

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Drama, poetry, and humour books from the 2014 Holiday Reading Guide.
Under Wraps

Under Wraps

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The moment Mark meets David his world is thrown off balance. Who could have predicted finding love in a furniture store, or finding it with an unemployed lifeguard? But despite their immediate connection, Mark isn’t sure if David is gay. Mark isn’t even sure if Mark is gay. As he falls deeper in love, Mark works desperately to make David nothing more than a friend and to make that enough. Filled with hopeful exhilaration and devastating missed opportunities, Under Wraps nimbly tracks one man …

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Live from the Afrikan Resistance!

Live from the Afrikan Resistance!

edition:Paperback

 

Live from the Afrikan Resistance! is the first collection of spoken word poetry by Halifax’s fifth Poet Laureate, El Jones. These poems speak of community and struggle. They are grounded in the political culture of African Nova Scotia and inherit the styles and substances of hip- hop, dub and calypso’s political commentary. They engage historical themes and figures and analyze contemporary issues — racism, environmental racism, poverty and, violence — as well as confront the realities …

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You Might Be From New Brunswick If ...

You Might Be From New Brunswick If ...

edition:Paperback

You Might Be From New Brunswick If . . . is a delightful illustrated romp through the Picture Province. Native son and one of the best cartoonists in the country, Michael de Adder delivers his unique take on his home province, tickling the funny bone on every page. As de Adder proves, this is a province that is proud of who it is and likes nothing better than a good laugh.

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Nova Scotia Outstanding Outhouse Reader

Nova Scotia Outstanding Outhouse Reader

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Do you know when and where the first road was built in Nova Scotia? Or that the first movie ever filmed in Canada was filmed here? When was the last public execution held in Nova Sco- tia and what was it like on execution day? From the tallest building to the oldest tree to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the most penalized hockey player in NHL history, the Nova Scotia Outstanding Outhouse Reader is the book that should be in every Nova Scotian out- house. If you love Nova Scotia (and we know …

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Lasso the Wind

Lasso the Wind

Aurelia's Verses and other Poems
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Can you lasso the wind?

Can you whip it a-gale?

Can you make oceans bend

To cradle each lost whale?

Lasso the Wind is the first collection of children’s poetry by renowned poet and playwright George Elliott Clarke. By turns absurd, witty, playful, and profound, Clarke’s poems speak to the vivid wonder, the bright joys, and the secret pains of growing up in this world.

With bold and contemporary illustrations by Susan Tooke, Lasso the Wind is a masterpiece.

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