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Heritage House Fall 2013

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    Ted Grant Sixty Years of Legendary Photojournalism Paperback Thelma Fayle 9781927527344 $29.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 22, 2013
    Ted Grant, the undisputed father of Canadian photojournalism, has made a career out of being in the right place at the right time. Over his sixty years in the business, he has immortalized some of the greatest events in history and caught some of the world’s most famous and elusive subjects in rare moments of unaffected humanity. From Pierre Trudeau sliding jubilantly down a banister to Ben Johnson in his brief moment of glory at the 1988 Olympics to Sue Rodriguez in her right-to-die campaign, Grant has amassed a collection of over 300,000 pho... + Read More
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    Quarantined Life and Death at William Head Station, 1872-1959 Paperback Peter Johnson 9781927527313 $22.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Nov 26, 2013
    Winner (third place), 2014 BC Historical Federation Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing Vancouver Island in the late nineteenth century was a major port of entry for people from all walks of life. But for many, the sense of hope that had sustained them through rough sea voyages came to an abrupt halt as soon as they reached land. Quarantined is the heart-wrenching true story of the thousands of forgotten people who arrived on our shores only to be felled by disease, in an era when medical care was unsophisticated at best and att... + Read More
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    The Laird of Fort William William McGillivray and the North West Company Paperback Irene Ternier Gordon 9781927051726 $19.95 HISTORY Oct 14, 2013
    High finance, wilderness adventures, violence, and questionable legal tactics all played important roles in the history of the North West Company. William McGillivray, head of the company from 1804 until 1821, was arguably the most powerful businessman in Canada in the early 19th century. William McGillivray emigrated from the Scottish Highlands to work for his uncle Simon McTavish when he was 20 years old and became head of the NWC in 1804 upon McTavish’s death. The period from 1805 to 1814 was a time of quick expansion and great prosperity fo... + Read More
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    Drugstore Cowgirl Adventures in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Paperback Patricia Joy MacKay 9781927527375 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 24, 2013
    In 1964, Patricia MacKay immigrated to Canada from England in search of the wild-open lands and cowboy culture that captivated her as a child. In the 1960s, the Wild West was still alive and kicking in the Cariboo-Chilcotin, although it had been tamed—a little. Old-time hospitality and helping anyone in need was the acknowledged way of life. Pat learned the Cariboo-Chilcotin way of life first hand by spending her summers working on guest ranches and finding other jobs to keep her occupied during the winter. From learning how to cook on the j... + Read More
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    The Legend of the Buffalo Stone Hardcover Dawn Sprung 9781927527412 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 11 Oct 21, 2013
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    Series: Coastal Spirit Tales The Salmon Twins Paperback Caroll Simpson 9781927527009 $12.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 Oct 15, 2013
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    Winter Wise Travel and Survival in Ice and Snow Paperback Monty Alford 9781927527405 $16.95 TRAVEL Dec 06, 2013
    A man who has spent his professional life measuring the flow of northern rivers, climbed Alaska’s Mount McKinley, was a member of both Yale University and Maine University’s scientific expeditions to the Antarctic, guided a film crew documenting the late Robert Kennedy’s ascent of Mount Kennedy, and crossed the St. Elias mountain range is certainly no stranger to the cold! In Winter Wise, Monty Alford shares a lifetime of experience, technique, and personal knowledge of surviving and travelling on ice and snow. In addition to describing the sci... + Read More
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    How to Catch Bottomfish Paperback Charlie White 9781927527504 $12.95 SPORTS & RECREATION May 15, 2013
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    How to Catch Crabs Paperback Charlie White 9781927527474 $9.95 SPORTS & RECREATION May 15, 2013
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    Series: Amazing Stories James Macleod The Red Coats' First True Leader Paperback Elle Andra-Warner 9781927051757 $9.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 16, 2019
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    Series: Amazing Stories Enemy Offshore! Japan's Secret War on North America's West Coast Paperback Brendan Coyle 9781927527535 $9.95 HISTORY Oct 15, 2013

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