Heritage Group Distribution Spring 2013

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    The Girl with No Name The True Story of a Girl Who Lived with Monkeys Paperback Marina Chapman 9781771001175 $22.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 22, 2013
    The riveting account of a girl who was abandoned in the jungle and lived among monkeys In the early 1950s, in a remote mountain village in South America, as a small girl Marina Chapman was abducted while picking pea pods near her home. Her kidnappers then abandoned her deep in the Colombia jungle, and for approximately the next five years she lived with a troop of capuchin monkeys, eating what they ate, copying what they did, and gradually becoming feral. Eventually, she was taken from the jungle by a pair of hunters and sold as a slave to a... + Read More
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    Ballerina Sex, Scandal, and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection Hardcover Deirdre Kelly 9781926812663 $29.95 PERFORMING ARTS Sep 07, 2012
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    Joni The Creative Odyssey of Joni Mitchell Paperback Katherine Monk 9781553658375 $21.00 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 23, 2012
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    No Easy Ride Reflections on My Life in the RCMP Paperback Ian Parsons 9781927527160 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 15, 2013
    On July 3, 1961, Ian Parsons reported to RCMP Depot Division in Regina as a raw recruit. It was the beginning of a 33-year adventure that took him from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island and many points between. By the time he retired with the rank of inspector, Parsons had a policeman’s trunk full of colourful stories and insightful observations that he now shares in this memoir. Parsons writes candidly of his many roles within the RCMP, from postings in rural detachments, where he dealt with diverse policing issues, to stints teaching at the Ca... + Read More
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    Mountie Makers Putting the Canadian in RCMP, 2nd edition Paperback Robert Gordon Teather 9781894384797 $14.95 HISTORY Jan 01, 2004
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    Honoured in Places Remembered Mounties Across Canada Paperback William J. Hulgaard 9781894384391 $9.95 HISTORY May 01, 2002
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    Series: A Cait Morgan Mystery The Corpse with the Golden Nose Paperback Cathy Ace 9781927129883 $14.95 FICTION Feb 26, 2013
    A heartfelt plea to look into the death of a world-famous vintner goes hand in hand with the opportunity to attend an exclusive gourmet event in British Columbia's stunning wine country. How can overindulgent foodie and criminologist Cait Morgan resist?Sure that the award-winning owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered, Cait shares her findings with Bud Anderson, a retired homicide cop. But he is convinced that the woman took her own life, whatever her grief-stricken sister might say. That is, until death strikes once again, in the neat row... + Read More
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    Series: A Cait Morgan Mystery The Corpse with the Silver Tongue Paperback Cathy Ace 9781927129098 $14.95 FICTION Mar 06, 2012
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    Act of Evil Paperback Ron Chudley 9781926741147 $12.95 FICTION Aug 17, 2011
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    The Third Riel Conspiracy Paperback Stephen Legault 9781927129852 $14.95 FICTION Feb 26, 2013
    It is the spring of 1885 and the Northwest Rebellion has broken out. Amid the chaos of the Battle of Batoche, a grisly act leaves Reuben Wake dead. A Metis man is arrested for the crime, but he claims innocence. When Durrant Wallace, sergeant in the North West Mounted Police, begins his own investigation into the man’s possible motives, he learns there were many who wanted Wake dead. What Durrant uncovers is a series of covert conspiracies surrounding Metis leader and prophet Louis Riel. And, during the week-long intermission in Riel’s trial, h... + Read More
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    The End of the Line Paperback Stephen Legault 9781926971049 $18.95 FICTION Sep 03, 2011
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    The Slickrock Paradox Paperback Stephen Legault 9781927129395 $18.95 FICTION Sep 04, 2012
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    Unholy Rites Paperback Kay Stewart 9781927129821 $14.95 FICTION Mar 12, 2013
    The third book in the Danutia Dranchuk mystery series reunites RCMP constable Danutia Dranchuk with her friend, drama critic Arthur Fairweather. Danutia is observing a youth rehabilitation program in England when Arthur returns to the Peak District to attend his mother's funeral. Suspecting foul play in her death, Danutia and Arthur question the feuding villagers. They soon discover the dark and dangerous side of ancient Celtic rituals still practiced in the town.In a region with chilling reminders of child labour during the Industrial Revoluti... + Read More
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    Sitting Lady Sutra Paperback Kay Stewart 9781926741239 $9.95 FICTION Aug 17, 2011
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    Always Kiss the Corpse on Whidbey Island Paperback Sandy Frances Duncan 9781926741130 $14.95 FICTION Aug 17, 2011
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    Highball Exit Paperback Phyllis Smallman 9781927129791 $18.95 FICTION Oct 30, 2012
    Sherri Travis is three months behind on her mortgage and it will be last call for the Sunset Bar and Grill if she doesn’t come up with some cash. So when Aunt Kay offers to pay Sherri to ask a few questions about Holly Mitchell’s death, it sounds like easy money. But it quickly descends into a dangerous world of drugs, sex workers, and perversion. Did Holly really take the highball exit, or was she murdered? And what happened to her baby?Set in small beach towns along the western coast of Florida, the Sherri Travis Mysteries follow Sherri Travi... + Read More
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    Death as a Fine Art Paperback Gwendolyn Southin 9781927129425 $9.95 FICTION Sep 04, 2012
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    Series: A Casey Holland Mystery Deadly Accusations Paperback Debra Purdy Kong 9781927129067 $9.95 FICTION Mar 06, 2012
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    Eat Your Heart Out Paperback Katie Boland 9781926972930 $19.95 FICTION Mar 05, 2013
    With unsentimental prose and ironic dialogue, Katie Boland brings to life a variety of characters who all have one thing in common—a need for something more. A literary debut by a refreshing new voice in fiction, the stories in Eat Your Heart Out are about the haunted and heartbroken, about dreamers, losers and love-lost souls. From a sixteen-year-old autistic savant who’s sleeping with his best friend’s mother, to a tattooed beauty coming to terms with an alcoholic parent, to a newspaper man forever changed by a tender drifter, to a grief coun... + Read More
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    The Canterbury Trail Paperback Angie Abdou 9781897142509 $19.95 FICTION Feb 08, 2011
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    Catch Me When I Fall Paperback Patricia Westerhof 9781897142516 $19.95 FICTION Mar 15, 2011
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    The Unfinished Child Paperback Theresa Shea 9781927366028 $19.95 FICTION Mar 19, 2013
    Finalist for a 2014 Alberta Literary AwardShortlisted for the 2014Edmonton Public Library Alberta Readers' Choice AwardWhen Marie MacPherson, a mother of two, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at thirty-nine, she feels guilty. Her best friend, Elizabeth, has never been able to conceive, despite years of fertility treatments. Marie's dilemma is further complicated when she becomes convinced something is wrong with her baby. She then enters the world of genetic testing and is entirely unprepared for the decision that lies ahead.Intertwined thro... + Read More
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    Cadillac Couches Paperback Sophie B. Watson 9781926972909 $19.95 FICTION Sep 04, 2012
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    The Apple House Paperback Gillian Campbell 9781926972879 $19.95 FICTION Sep 04, 2012
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    South of Elfrida Paperback Holley Rubinsky 9781927366059 $19.95 FICTION Feb 26, 2013
    The nature of relationships is skilfully illuminated in this collection of stories by award-winning author Holley Rubinsky. South of Elfrida delves into the lives of those coming face to face with personal truths that require resilience, humour and the ability to change.With a clear eye for the complexities of the human heart, Rubinsky’s stories take the reader to deeper understandings about the nature of love, loss and longing. Spare and rich with wit, these stories celebrate the act of self-renewal.
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    The Tinsmith Paperback Tim Bowling 9781926972435 $21.95 FICTION Mar 06, 2012
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    The Woman She Was Paperback Rosa Jordan 9781926972466 $21.95 FICTION Mar 06, 2012
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    Rosina, the Midwife Paperback Jessica Kluthe 9781927366110 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 12, 2013
    Finalist for a 2014 Alberta Literary AwardBetween 1870 and 1970, 26 million Italians left their homeland and travelled to places like Canada, Australia and the United States, in search of work. Many of them never returned to Italy. Against this historic backdrop comes the story of Rosina, a Calabrian matriarch, who worked as a midwife in an area where only one doctor served three villages. She was also the only member of the Russo family to remain in Italy after the mass migration of the 1950s. Written by Rosina’s great-great- granddaughter, Ro... + Read More
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    A Cowherd in Paradise From China to Canada Paperback May Q. Wong 9781926972404 $24.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 03, 2012
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    I Am Full Moon Stories of a Ninth Daughter Paperback Lily Hoy Price 9781897142387 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 02, 2009
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    Choosing Hope A Mother's Story of Love, Loss, and Survival Paperback Ginny Dennehy 9781771000345 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 23, 2013
    A chronicle of family love, unspeakable loss, and the power of healingGinny Dennehy was living the dream: a good marriage, two wonderful teenagers, a fulfilling career. Life in Whistler, B.C., seemed tailor-made for her outgoing, athletic family of four. But in 2001, the world turned upside down when her son, Kelty, committed suicide at the age of seventeen, hanging himself in the loft of their family home. Lost in a fog of grief, Ginny found the strength to go on. She poured her energy into the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation, raising both fu... + Read More
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    Who Killed Mom? A Delinquent Son's Meditation on Family, Mortality, and Very Tacky Candles Paperback Steve Burgess 9781553658337 $22.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 21, 2011
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    Requiem for My Brother Paperback Marian Botsford Fraser 9781553653783 $22.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Aug 16, 2008
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    Bog Tender Coming Home to Nature and Memory Paperback George Szanto 9781927366080 $24.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 05, 2013
    A tribute to nature’s influence on the creative process, Bog Tender is a stunning memoir that explores nature and the act of writing, and where the two intersect. Accomplished fiction author George Szanto lives and writes on a bog that cuts his property in two. Rather than filling in the wetland, he has embraced it as a site of inspiration. Pieced together in 12 chapters—one for each month of the year—this enchanting narrative explores how Szanto’s writing process is affected by the bog’s transformations throughout the seasons. Through each cha... + Read More
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    Adrift on the Ark Our Connection to the Natural World Paperback Margaret Thompson 9781897142417 $19.95 NATURE Aug 05, 2009
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    Falling from Grace Paperback Ann Eriksson 9781897142462 $19.95 FICTION Feb 22, 2010
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    Down the Drain How We Are Failing to Protect Our Water Resources Hardcover Chris Wood 9781926812779 $32.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Jul 23, 2013
    An incisive critique of Canada’s drinking water gatekeepers.Canada is celebrated for its abundance of fresh water, and few Canadians question the safety of the water that comes from our taps. But is this trust justified? One study estimates that contamination of drinking water causes 90,000 cases of illness and ninety deaths every year.In this authoritative review of decades of legislation, research, and independent regulatory critiques, accompanied by riveting stories of the many failures of our water supply, award-winning journalist Chris Woo... + Read More
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    Climate Cover-Up The Crusade to Deny Global Warming Paperback James Hoggan 9781553654858 $20.00 SCIENCE Sep 29, 2009
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    Empire of the Beetle How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests Paperback Andrew Nikiforuk 9781553655107 $19.95 NATURE Aug 20, 2011
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    The Endangered Species Road Trip A Summer's Worth of Dingy Motels, Poison Oak, Ravenous Insects, and the Rarest Species in North America Paperback Cameron MacDonald 9781553659358 $19.95 NATURE Jul 23, 2013
    Bill Bryson meets John Vaillant in this life list quest to see the rarest species in North America.Crammed into a minivan with wife, toddler, infant, and dog, accompanied by mounds of toys, diapers, tent, sleeping bags, and other paraphernalia, Cameron MacDonald embarks on a road trip of a lifetime to observe North America's rarest species. In California, the family camps in the brutally hot Mojave, where he observes a desert tortoise?"the size and shape of a bike helmet and the colour of gravel” sitting motionless in the shade of a scrubby sag... + Read More
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    Eating Dirt Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe Paperback Charlotte Gill 9781553657927 $22.95 NATURE Jul 24, 2012
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    Breakfast at the Exit Cafe Travels Through America Paperback Wayne Grady 9781553658269 $19.95 TRAVEL Aug 06, 2011
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    Birds of British Columbia A Photographic Journey Hardcover Glenn Bartley 9781927051696 $35.95 NATURE Apr 01, 2013
    More species of birds breed in British Columbia annually than anywhere else in Canada. Additionally, hundreds of migratory birds spend a portion of the year here, making BC a birdwatcher’s paradise. It doesn’t matter if you’re a gung-ho, out-in-the-field birdwatcher or if you enjoy winged friends from the serenity of your back porch, Birds of British Columbia is an easy way to get the best views of more than 100 of the different birds in this province. From the rare Marbled Murrelet to the common Steller’s Jay, ferocious falcons to timid towhee... + Read More
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    Birds of Vancouver Island A Photographic Journey Hardcover Glenn Bartley 9780981321219 $35.95 PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 15, 2010
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    Raptors of the West Captured in Photographs Paperback Kate Davis 9781927051030 $29.95 PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 15, 2011

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