Goose Lane Editions Summer 2016

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    Lost Wilderness Rediscovering W.F. Ganong's New Brunswick First Paperback Nicholas Guitard 9780864928771 $24.95 NATURE Oct 06, 2015
    Shortlisted, New Brunswick Book Award for Non-FictionEvery summer between 1882 and 1929, naturalist William Francis Ganong travelled through the wilderness of New Brunswick, systematically mapping previously uncharted territories, taking photographs, and documenting observations on the physical geography of the province that laid the foundations for the modern study of New Brunswick's rich natural history. In The Lost Wilderness, acclaimed photographer and naturalist Nicholas Guitard retraces many of these journeys, comparing his notes with tho... + Read More
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    Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, Vol. 1, 1887-1890 Revised Paperback Tappan Adney 9780864928870 $18.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 12, 2016
    In 1887, at the tender age of eighteen, Tappan Adney embarked on his first trip to New Brunswick. He had plans to enrol at Columbia University in the fall, primed for a meteoric rise in academia — but fate intervened. He fell under the spell of the New Brunswick wilderness and the local Maliseet people. Nothing escaped his curiosity. Adney embarked on hunting, fishing, and camping trips, recording his wilderness adventures in journals through evocative sketches and memorable prose, including the detail of a caribou hunt decades before the... + Read More
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    Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, Vol. 2, 1891-1896 First Paperback Tappan Adney 9780864924490 $22.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jul 01, 2014
    Setting out to visit his friends in Woodstock, New Brunswick, and with all intentions to return to the United States to attend Columbia University in the fall, Tappan Adney, at the age of 18, embarked on a trip that would ultimately set the course of his life. Tappan Adney’s writings, illustrations, and photographs were published in Harper’s Magazine. This follow-up journal to 2010’s first volume, takes us back to a time when wildness was still something easily accessible and wildlife abundant. These experiences, seen through the eyes of a youn... + Read More
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    Hiking Trails of New Brunswick, 3rd Edition 3rd edition Paperback Marianne Eiselt 9780864924551 $19.95 TRAVEL Sep 28, 2007
    Hiking combines the physical health benefits of cardiovascular exercise with the mental health benefits of admiring the beauty of nature. New Brunswick offers a dizzying array of hiking challenges and a beauty beyond belief.In an expanded and updated 3rd edition of this popular book, veteran hikers Marianne and H.A. Eiselt take us from one end of New Brunswick to the other, along river valleys, through National Parks, around the coasts, and up and down mountains. Fully illustrated with photographs and detailed maps derived from satellite imagin... + Read More
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    Birding in New Brunswick First Paperback Roger Burrows 9780864926180 $27.95 NATURE May 21, 2010
    Uniquely situated smack dab on the migratory path from Greenland and the Canadian North to South America, New Brunswick boasts a broad range of habitats, making it an ideal destination for birds and birders alike. From waders on the shore to raptors in the air, from garden-dwelling songbirds to rare migratory species, Birding in New Brunswick has it all. Organized by geographic area, this book provides a thorough catalogue of the species that may be seen at each birding hotspot. For each destination, Roger Burrows provides information on how to... + Read More
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    Safe and Sound How Not to Get Lost in the Woods and How to Survive If You Do First Paperback Gordon Snow 9780864922229 $9.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 01, 1997
    Safe and Sound has two purposes: to help people avoid getting lost in the woods in the first place and to enable those who are lost to emerge unscathed. The book tells what to take in a ready pack and why, how to read a map and compass, how hunters can separate yet keep in touch, and how not to be disabled by a change in the weather or a minor accident. It also tells how to remain safe and sound until help arrives.
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    Waterfalls of New Brunswick First Paperback Nicholas Guitard 9780864925435 $24.95 NATURE Sep 18, 2009
    Who would have guessed that a small province could hold so many falls? Overall, New Brunswick is home to more than 1,000 waterfalls — some remote, and some surprisingly accessible. Spilling over an incredible range of ancient geological terrain, each of the fifty-five waterfalls photographed for this richly illustrated volume is complemented by descriptions, directions, and background information on each site. Guitard’s photographs are composed with an eye to the diversity and particular beauty and geological situation of each watercourse. A ma... + Read More
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    Waterfalls of New Brunswick A Guide First Paperback Nicholas Guitard 9780864926159 $19.95 TRAVEL Apr 09, 2010
    Whether you are an avid outdoors person who loves a challenge or a family looking for a great picnic spot, New Brunswick has a waterfall waiting for you! This is the first fully trimmed-out guide to New Brunswick’s waterfalls, with full trails descriptions, GPS coordinates, driving directions, and fabulous photos. This book’s goal is to make your waterfall forays as enjoyable as possible, ensuring you know what to expect on each trip to each of the 100 featured waterfalls — in every corner of the province. Notes on access will allow people to t... + Read More
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    Don Messer The Man Behind the Music First Paperback Johanna Bertin 9780864925312 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jul 10, 2009
    Don Messer was more than a household name in Canada — he was part of family life, the background music in Canadian kitchens — first on radio, and then on television. Private and unassuming, Don was everyman, and yet someone singular and special: a devoted family man, a rigid Calvinist, band diplomat, lover of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and a musical prodigy who from the age of seven knew and played directly to an audience . . . an audience that eventually protested in unprecedented numbers on Parliament Hill upon CBC’s sudden cancellation of his s... + Read More
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    Sanctuary The Story of Naturalist Mary Majka First Paperback Deborah Carr 9780864926241 $19.95 NATURE Sep 24, 2010
    Authentic. Original. Inimitable. Mary Majka is one of Canada’s great pioneering environmentalists. She is best known as a television host, a conservationist, and a driving force behind the internationally acclaimed Marys Point Western Hemispheric Shorebird Reserve on the Bay of Fundy. Sanctuary gives full expression to the intensely personal story of Mary’s life. A daughter of privilege, a survivor of World War II Poland, an architect of dreams, Mary Majka became a passionate environmentalist intent on protecting fragile spaces and species for ... + Read More
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    Bennett The Rebel Who Challenged and Changed a Nation Paperback First Paperback John Boyko 9780864926692 $24.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 30, 2012
    In the late 1920s, Canada’s economy was showing all the signs of a full-fledged depression. Life savings were evaporating, unemployment was up, and exports were dramatically down. Riding on the popularity of his promise to "blast" Canada’s way into world markets — and thus stop the economy’s downward spiral — Richard Bedford Bennett defeated William Lyon Mackenzie King at the polls on July 28, 1930, and assumed the leadership of the country. Over the next five years, however, Bennett’s name became synonymous with the worst of the Depression — f... + Read More


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