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69742 Results
The Wars of the Roses —Weir, Alison.
DAISY Sound Recording
2012
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In this companion to "The Princes in the Tower" (DC41835) Weir recounts the events that plunged fifteenth-century medieval Britain into a bloody struggle for the crown. The House of Lancaster, led by the inept King Henry...

Fahrenheit 451 —Bradbury, Ray, 1920-, author.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELs)
2003

Social satire set in the future, when owning or reading books is a crime. Guy Montag, the fireman-hero, becomes a fugitive when he succumbs to temptation. Some strong language. 1953.

The piano maker —Palka, Kurt, 1941- author.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELs)
2016

Helene, settling into a simple life in St. Homais in 1933, and playing the piano for the church choir, recalls the extraordinary events that brought her to this place. They include the early loss of her soldier husband a...

White oleander a novel —Fitch, Janet, 1955-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELs)
2000

Astrid Magnusson is twelve when her poet mother is jailed for killing a former lover. As Astrid moves through a series of foster homes in Los Angeles, she deals with difficult family relations and searches for a sense of...

Journey to Munich —Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Spring 1937. On a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn't yet ready to return. Just days after disembarking in dangerous Gibraltar, she becomes entangled in a murder case and is pulled deeper into political int...

The Canada chronicles a four-year hitchhiking odyssey —Jackson, Matt.
DAISY Sound Recording
2007
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In 1997, Matt Jackson quit his job, strode to the edge of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lake Louise, and began his journey. His plan was to hitchhike across Canada, expecting the trip to take three months - but didn't ar...

Rise to greatness. Volume 1 the history of Canada from the Vikings to the present —Black, Conrad, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2016
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Spanning 874 to 2014, and beginning from Canada's first inhabitants and the early explorers, the author vividly recounts the story of Canada's development from colony to dominion to country. He persuasively reveals that ...

Bride of New France —Desrochers, Suzanne, 1976-
DAISY Sound Recording
2012
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1669. Orphan Laure Beausejour is sent across the Atlantic to New France as a Fille du roi. From the moment she arrives in Ville-Marie (Montreal), Laure is expected to marry and produce children with a French soldier who ...

The Mitford sisters —Lovell, Mary S., author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2004

The lives and times of six aristocratic British sisters, exploring family relationships, artistic successes, scandals, and tragedies. Traces their involvements in clashing political ideologies between the World Wars. One...

Brave new world a novel —Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963, author.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELs)
2002

A satire of a technocratic future society in which people are rigidly classified and kept happy by a drug distributed by the government. First published in 1937.

All of me —Murray, Anne, 1945-
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
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Documents the life of singer Anne Murray, from her humble origins in the tragedy-plagued coal-mining town of Springhill, Nova Scotia, to her arrival on the world stage. Anne recounts her battles with her record companies...

Traitors of the tower —Weir, Alison.
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
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More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to...

A dangerous inheritance [a novel of Tudor rivals and the secret of the Tower] —Weir, Alison, 1951-
DAISY Sound Recording
2013
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The year is 1562. Lady Catherine Grey, cousin of Elizabeth I, has just been arrested along with her husband Edward. Their crime is to have secretly married and produced a child who might threaten the Queen's title. Alone...

Wings of courage a lifetime of triumph over adversity —Hamilton, Neil R. (Neil Rae), 1920-
DAISY Sound Recording
2003
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Hamilton, a long-time employee of the CNIB, recalls growing up in Saskatchewan and his time as a pilot and instructor in World War Two. After losing most of his sight in the war Hamilton returned to Canada to recuperate ...

Home from the Vinyl Cafe a year of stories —McLean, Stuart, 1948-2017
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2004

Another romp with Dave, Morley, Stephanie and Sam, as they bump and stumble from one Christmas fiasco to the next. In between we learn how Dave and Morley met, and of the perils of taking frogs to school. Many of these s...

The Halifax explosion Canada's worst disaster —Cuthbertson, Ken, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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On December 6, 1917, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the la...

Now you know Canada 150 years of fascinating facts —Lennox, Doug, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Just in time for Canada's 150th birthday is this collection of the best in Canadian questions and answers, covering history, famous Canadians, sports, word origins, geography, and everything in between. In these pages, y...

The Great Depression 1929-1939 —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
DAISY Sound Recording
2002
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Berton describes the follies and tragedies of the decade-long Depression and criticizes the political leaders who failed to take the bold steps necessary to deal with unemployment, drought and despair. He portrays the or...

A crown of life the world of John McCrae —Graves, Dianne.
DAISY Sound Recording
2002
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John McCrae's poem "In Flanders Fields" is remembered and recited every Nov. 11th on Remembrance Day. Here is the story of McCrae's life and of the war he lived through as a young doctor serving in the Canadian Army.

I am a truck —Winters, Michelle, 1972- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2009
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It is the 1760s, at the time of Pontiac's Indian alliance against the British. His campaign against Fort Detroit is masterminded by the mysterious Wacousta, whose thirst for vengeance against the fortress commander borde...

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