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Inner Ranges

Inner Ranges

An Anthology of Mountain Thoughts and Mountain People
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Inner Ranges brings together an enlightening and entertaining selection of mountain writing by one of Canada’s most respected adventure journalists and thinkers.

This collection of original and previously published pieces includes provocative editorial and opinion work about the state of adventure, personal tales from a life of exploration and risk-taking, some touches of humour, and award-winning profiles of some of Canada’s mountaineering greats. Stories include conversations with and profi …

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Lines on a Map

Lines on a Map

Unparalleled Adventures in Modern Exploration
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Two decades of adventure writing are captured in this entertaining and inspiring collection of travel journalism by renowned adventurer, writer, filmmaker and environmentalist Frank Wolf.

Lines on a Map is a compilation of Frank Wolf’s best work from the past two decades. Some of the adventures include: two friends on a cycling and volcano-climbing odyssey across Java, the world's most populous island, in the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia, in the wake of 9/11; a surreal privat …

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FEW FEET SHORT, A

FEW FEET SHORT, A

An Uncommon Journey to Everest
edition:Paperback

In the follow-up to his first book, Lost and Found, Jamey Glasnovic ventures into the Himalaya to get away from the monotony of the workaday grind, searching for direction, inspiration and for his place in the world.

From the Kathmandu Valley to the Middle Hills and the highest peaks on the planet, Glasnovic’s journey takes him through the cultural melting pot of northeastern Nepal and up into the Khumbu Valley, traditional homeland of the Sherpa people, finding his way eventually, and without …

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The Secret Marathon

The Secret Marathon

Empowering Women and Girls in Afghanistan through Sport
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Martin Parnell's third book highlighting the power of sport to change lives takes the reader on an inspirational journey into Afghanistan, a country known for political chaos and female oppression.

“The children were stoning us, the people said bad words like ’prostitutes, why don’t you stay at home? You are destroying Islam.’” —Zainab, Afghanistan's first female marathon runner

In 2016, Martin Parnell went on a journey that many believed was madness: running a marathon in Afghanistan …

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Total Transition

Total Transition

The Human Side of the Renewable Energy Revolution
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Follow the journey of a Canadian and Indian couple, Savannah and Sandeep, as they travel the world to capture the human side of one of the biggest energy transitions of our times – the global shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

In this exciting and provocative new book, readers are taken into the homes of the coal miners who live and work in Jharia, a town in India that has been on fire for the past 100 years due to poor coal mining practices. Life in Jharia is a version of Dante’s inferno …

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Quenching the Dragon

Quenching the Dragon

The Canada-China Water Crisis - An RMB Manifesto
edition:Hardcover

In this latest RMB Manifesto, Canadian freshwater expert Robert Sandford takes readers to China and shares what it is like to deal with some of the most intractable freshwater problems in the world.

It all started out innocently enough: an airliner over the Pacific and a flight attendant passing out bottles of water. What those bottles represented, however, was the depth of China’s notorious bottled-water trade and the short-sightedness of the Government of Canada in declaring Canadian water an …

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Northern Light

Northern Light

The Arctic and Subarctic Photography of Dave Brosha
photographs by Dave Brosha
contributions by Martin Hartley & Paul Zizka
edition:Hardcover

Featuring remarkable landscapes and powerful portraits, Dave Brosha’s first book of photography transports the viewer to stunning Arctic and Subarctic locations.

“Epic, awesome shots …” —Martin Hartley, National Geographic contributing photographer

“Amazing shots …” —Phil Plait, “Bad Astronomy” from Discover magazine

“One of the most celebrated creative photographers in the world …” —Nikon

“Critically acclaimed … spectacular photos …” —The Globe and Mail

Dave B …

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Alberta Book

Alberta Book

Photographs by George Webber
photographs by George Webber
contributions by Rosemary Griebel & Fred Stenson
edition:Hardcover

George Webber’s latest book of photography focuses on the vernacular architecture, abandoned townscapes and fading commercial signage from 1950s and 1960s rural Alberta.

“The prairies are Webber’s physical and spiritual home. Born and raised in Drumheller and now living in Calgary Webber has a palpable connection to the places he photographs. His interpretations are direct, sincere and invested with a sense of history and intimacy that imbues his photographs with a heightened, surreal sense …

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