OBPO Independent Bookstore Promotion Fall 2013

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    Series: An Ava Lee Novel The Scottish Banker of Surabaya Paperback Ian Hamilton 9781770892347 $19.95 FICTION Feb 16, 2013
    "[A] globe-hopping crime thriller." — National PostAva begins an investigation into what she thinks is a Ponzi scheme. The trail leads her to a bank in Indonesia that is run by a Scot, but in actuality is a front for an elaborate money-laundering operation for Italian mobsters. The relationship between Ava and the Scotsman turns nasty and personal. Meanwhile, Uncle’s health problems become apparent...
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    When This World Comes to an End Paperback Kate Cayley 9781926829838 $20.00 POETRY Feb 01, 2013
    Poems that journey through a tapestry of myths, archetypes and fables; of histories invented and revisited.Kate Cayley's is a mind both studious and curious, deeply attuned to the question "what if?" What if Nick Drake and Emily Dickinson met in the afterlife? What if a respected physician suddenly shrank to the size of a pea? What if the blind twins in a Victorian photograph could speak to us? What if we found another Earth orbiting another sun?Cayley draws on her experience as a playwright to create vividly engaging voices and characters rang... + Read More
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    Paikin and the Premiers Personal Reflections on a Half Century of Ontario Leaders Paperback Steve Paikin 9781459709584 $26.99 POLITICAL SCIENCE Sep 28, 2013
    A unique perspective on Ontario’s most powerful political leaders. Ontario’s fortunes and fates increasingly rest in the hands of the province’s premier. Critics say the role of premier concentrates too much power in one person, but at least that points to the one person Ontarians, and others beyond the province’s borders, ought to know all about. Few people know the modern-era premiers of Canada’s most populous province the way Steve Paikin does. He has covered Queen’s Park politics, discussed provincial issues from all perspectives with his T... + Read More
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    Gambatte Generations of Perseverance and Politics, a Memoir Hardcover David Tsubouchi 9781770411319 $32.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jun 01, 2013
    A touching autobiography, this remarkable story reveals that at the heart of David Tsubouchi’s life is the spirit of gambatte, a Japanese word meaning to do one’s best and never give up. The book chronicles his unusual career path from actor and lumber yard worker to dedicated law school student and politician. Tsubouchi’s story begins with the acceptance his family strove for amid the imprisonment of Japanese Canadians and the confiscation of their property, possessions, and businesses by the Mackenzie King Liberal government in 1941. Taught t... + Read More
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    A Bird's Eye Hardcover Cary Fagan 9781770893108 $19.95 FICTION Aug 31, 2013
    Shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and selected as an Amazon.ca Best Book. With all the wonder of a small-scale The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay comes this moving and unforgettable novel about childhood, love, and magic. Growing up in a Jewish neighbourhood in the 1930s, young Benjamin Kleeman falls in love, first with Corrine Foster and then with magic. Hiding his new passions from his parents — the long-suffering Bella, an Italian immigrant, and Jacob, a talented but failed inventor of elaborate mechanical dev... + Read More
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    Series: CBC Massey Lectures Blood The Stuff of Life Paperback Lawrence Hill 9781770893221 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 28, 2013
    Selected for The Globe 100 Books in 2013. With the 2013 CBC Massey Lectures, bestselling author Lawrence Hill offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood, and on the ways that it unites and divides us today. Blood runs red through every person’s arteries and fulfills the same functions in every human being. The study of blood has advanced our understanding of biology and improved medical treatments, but its cultural and social representations have divided us perennially. Blood pulses through religion, literat... + Read More
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    Series: A Thaddeus Lewis Mystery 47 Sorrows A Thaddeus Lewis Mystery Paperback Janet Kellough 9781459709287 $11.99 FICTION Jul 27, 2013
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    Afloat Paperback John Reibetanz 9781926829821 $20.00 POETRY Mar 01, 2013
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    Along the Shore Rediscovering Toronto's Waterfront Heritage Paperback Jane Fairburn 9781770410992 $32.95 HISTORY Jul 01, 2013
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    Autonomous State The Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade Paperback Dimitry Anastakis 9781442612976 $44.95 BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Feb 19, 2013
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    Barrett Fuller's Secret Paperback Scott Carter 9781459706934 $19.99 FICTION Sep 14, 2013
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    Blue Future Hardcover Maude Barlow 9781770894068 $24.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Sep 28, 2013
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    Ceremonies for the Dead Paperback Gwen Benaway 9780986874055 $16.00 POETRY Mar 31, 2013
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    The City Still Breathing Paperback Matthew Heiti 9781552452837 $18.95 FICTION Oct 12, 2013
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    The Family China 1st edition Electronic book text, EPUB Ann Shin 9781926829807 $20.00 POETRY Mar 18, 2015
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    Flee, Fly, Flown Paperback Janet Hepburn 9781927583036 $19.95 FICTION Mar 18, 2013
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    From Meteorite Impact to Constellation City A Historical Geography of Greater Sudbury Paperback Oiva W. Saarinen 9781554588374 $39.99 HISTORY Apr 02, 2013
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    Hostile Seas A Mission in Pirate Waters Paperback JL Savidge 9781459719378 $22.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 05, 2013
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    Invisible Dogs Paperback Barry Dempster 9781926829845 $20.00 POETRY Sep 01, 2013
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    Ipperwash The Tragic Failure of Canada's Aboriginal Policy Paperback Edward J. Hedican 9781442610132 $37.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Apr 24, 2013
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    Jack Chambers' Red and Green Decrypted by Tom Smart First Paperback Tom Smart 9780889843608 $22.95 ART Jul 01, 2013
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    Lawyers, Families, and Businesses The Shaping of a Bay Street Law Firm, Faskens 1863-1963 Hardcover C. Ian Kyer 9781552213100 $65.00 HISTORY Mar 01, 2013
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    Love and Forgetting A husband and wife's journey through dementia Paperback Julie Macfie Sobol 9781927583180 $19.95 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Sep 23, 2013
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    Love, and all that jazz First Paperback Laurie Lewis 9780889843615 $22.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jun 01, 2013
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    Margaret Atwood and the Labour of Literary Celebrity Paperback Lorraine York 9781442614239 $33.95 LITERARY CRITICISM May 28, 2013
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    Series: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Memoirs and Reflections Hardcover Roy McMurtry 9781442648302 $49.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Aug 23, 2013
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    Metal on Ice Tales from Canada's Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Heroes Paperback Sean Kelly 9781459707092 $19.99 MUSIC Sep 14, 2013
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    No Angel First edition Paperback Annie McLurg 9781897141557 $20.00 FICTION May 15, 2013
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    Old Enough to Fight Canada's Boy Soldiers in the First World War Hardcover Dan Black 9781459405417 $34.95 HISTORY Sep 18, 2013
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    Quiet No More New Political Activism in Canada and Around the Globe Paperback Joel D. Harden 9781459405073 $22.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Sep 18, 2013
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    The April Poems First Paperback Leon Rooke 9780889843592 $16.95 POETRY Mar 15, 2013
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    Series: A Peter Cammon Mystery The Drowned Man A Peter Cammon Mystery Paperback David Whellams 9781770410435 $14.95 FICTION May 01, 2013
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    The Emblems of James Reaney Magnetically Drawn 1st edition Paperback Thomas Gerry 9780889843585 $22.95 LITERARY CRITICISM Mar 11, 2013
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    Series: Graphic Novels The Life and Times of Conrad Black A Wordless Biography First Paperback George A. Walker 9780889843653 $22.95 ART Sep 01, 2013
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    Series: Life Writing The Memory of Water Hardcover Allen Smutylo 9781554588428 $29.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 25, 2013
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    The Miracles of Ordinary Men Paperback Amanda Leduc 9781770411111 $18.95 FICTION May 01, 2013
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    The Oak Ridges Moraine Battles Development, Sprawl, and Nature Conservation in the Toronto Region Paperback L. Anders Sandberg 9781442613027 $33.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Apr 22, 2013
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    The Origin of Feces What Excrement Tells Us About Evolution, Ecology, and a Sustainable Society Paperback David Waltner-Toews 9781770411166 $16.95 SCIENCE May 01, 2013
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    The Truth About Luck Paperback Iain Reid 9781770892415 $18.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 23, 2013
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    The World of Niagara Wine Paperback Michael Ripmeester 9781554583607 $28.99 COOKING Aug 22, 2013
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    Two Women Paperback Christene A. Browne 9781927583203 $19.95 FICTION Sep 13, 2013
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    Unlikely Radicals The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War Paperback Charlie Angus 9781771130400 $24.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Mar 14, 2013

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