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HGD - Biography + Memoir

HGD publishers have a great selection of biography and memoir from Canadian authors and international contributors. Take a look!

by HGD | Heritage Group Distribution · Tagged biography, memoir, autobiography


My Fight for Survival, Hope, and Justice for Indigenous Women and Girls

by (author) Angela Sterritt

Mr. Mindbomb

Eco-hero and Greenpeace Co-founder Bob Hunter — A Life in Stories

edited by Bobbi Hunter
introduction by Captain Paul Watson
afterword by Elizabeth May

Galena Bay Odyssey

Reflections of a Hippie Homesteader

by (author) Ellen Schwartz

Frances Barkley

Eighteenth-century Seafarer

by (author) Cathy Converse


In Search of Poetry, History, and Home

by (author) Isa Milman

To Be a Warrior

The Adventurous Life and Mysterious Death of Billy Davidson

by (author) Brandon Pullan

Honouring High Places

The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei

by (author) Junko Tabei & Helen Rolfe
translated by Yumiko Hiraki & Rieko Holtved

The Weight of Sand

My 450 Days Held Hostage in the Sahara

by (author) Edith Blais

Mennonite Valley Girl

A Wayward Coming of Age

by (author) Carla Funk

Joseph William McKay

A Métis Business Leader in Colonial British Columbia

by (author) Greg N. Fraser

Always Pack a Candle

A Nurse in the Cariboo-Chilcotin

by (author) Marion McKinnon Crook

Buffy Sainte-Marie

The Authorized Biography

by (author) Andrea Warner
foreword by Joni Mitchell

Following the Good River

The Life and Times of Wa'xaid

by (author) Briony Penn
with Cecil Paul

The Third Dive

An Investigation Into the Death of Rob Stewart

by (author) Robert Osborne

All That Glitters

A Climber's Journey Through Addiction and Depression

by (author) Margo Talbot

Voice of Rebellion

How Mozhdah Jamalzadah Brought Hope to Afghanistan

by (author) Roberta Staley