Goose Lane Editions Spring 2015 EBook Catalogue

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    Where the Nights Are Twice as Long Love Letters of Canadian Poets Ebook Electronic book text, MobiPocket David Eso 9780864928320 $19.95 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Feb 03, 2015
    Under the covers of Where the Nights Are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets, David Eso and Jeanette Lynes collect letters and epistolary poems from more than 120 Canadian poets, including Pauline Johnson, Malcolm Lowry, Louis Riel, Alden Nowlan, Anne Szumigalski , Leonard Cohen, John Barton, and Di Brandt, and many others, encompassing the breadth of this country's English literary history. Presented in order not of the chronology of composition, but according to the poets' ages at the time of writing, the poems in the book comprise ... + Read More
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    Where the Nights Are Twice as Long Love Letters of Canadian Poets Ebook Electronic book text, EPUB David Eso 9780864928290 $19.95 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Feb 03, 2015
    Under the covers of Where the Nights Are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets, David Eso and Jeanette Lynes collect letters and epistolary poems from more than 120 Canadian poets, including Pauline Johnson, Malcolm Lowry, Louis Riel, Alden Nowlan, Anne Szumigalski , Leonard Cohen, John Barton, and Di Brandt, and many others, encompassing the breadth of this country's English literary history. Presented in order not of the chronology of composition, but according to the poets' ages at the time of writing, the poems in the book comprise ... + Read More
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    Humans 3.0 The Upgrading of the Species Ebook Electronic book text, EPUB Peter Nowak 9780864927521 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 10, 2015
    Life for early humans wasn't easy. They may have been able to walk on two feet and create tools 4 million years ago, but they couldn't remember or communicate. Fortunately, people got smarter, and things got better. They remembered on-the-spot solutions and shared the valuable information of their experiences. Clubs became swords, caves became huts, and fires became ovens. Collectively these new tools became technology. As the 21st century unfolds, the pace of innovation is accelerating exponentially. Breakthroughs from robotics to genetics app... + Read More
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    Humans 3.0 The Upgrading of the Species Mobipocket Electronic book text, MobiPocket Peter Nowak 9780864928313 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 10, 2015
    Life for early humans wasn't easy. They may have been able to walk on two feet and create tools 4 million years ago, but they couldn't remember or communicate. Fortunately, people got smarter, and things got better. They remembered on-the-spot solutions and shared the valuable information of their experiences. Clubs became swords, caves became huts, and fires became ovens. Collectively these new tools became technology. As the 21st century unfolds, the pace of innovation is accelerating exponentially. Breakthroughs from robotics to genetics app... + Read More
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    Knife Party at the Hotel Europa Ebook Electronic book text, EPUB Mark Anthony Jarman 9780864927408 $19.95 FICTION Mar 03, 2015
    Shortlisted, Alistair MacLeod Award for Short Fiction, New Brunswick Book Award for Fiction, and Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction AwardOne of Canada's literary treasures, Mark Anthony Jarman returns with a book of moving and often funny tales of a man's quest for himself. A.S. Byatt says that his writing is "extraordinary, his stories gripping," and in this gorgeous new collection, Jarman delivers something new once again. In Knife Party at the Hotel Europa, Jarman writes about losing and finding love, marriage and melancholy, the dislocation an... + Read More
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    Knife Party at the Hotel Europa Mobipocket Electronic book text, MobiPocket Mark Anthony Jarman 9780864928306 $19.95 FICTION Mar 03, 2015
    Shortlisted, Alistair MacLeod Award for Short Fiction, New Brunswick Book Award for Fiction, and Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction AwardOne of Canada's literary treasures, Mark Anthony Jarman returns with a book of moving and often funny tales of a man's quest for himself. A.S. Byatt says that his writing is "extraordinary, his stories gripping," and in this gorgeous new collection, Jarman delivers something new once again. In Knife Party at the Hotel Europa, Jarman writes about losing and finding love, marriage and melancholy, the dislocation an... + Read More
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    The Gun That Starts the Race Ebook Electronic book text, PDF Peter Norman 9780864927392 $18.95 POETRY Mar 17, 2015
    The Gun That Starts the Race, alternately like a David Lynch film or an episode of The Simpsons, finds the uncanny in the everyday, surprise you, make you laugh and weep (sometimes simultaneously) with recognition at the fleeting spark of our existence. Many of these poems are like archaeological sites between the sturm und drang of people's fleeting dramas, exploring in language playgrounds recently vacated, graves recently inhabited, basements and dark corners where life and death goes on without us.From free-verse lyrics to masterful sonnets... + Read More
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    Safely Home Pacific Western Ebook Electronic book text, PDF Jeff Latosik 9780864927385 $18.95 POETRY Mar 03, 2015
    In his second collection of poems, Jeff Latosik looks to those provisional moments of arrival and anchoring in what Canadian poet Don Coles has called "the catastrophe of time." Safely Home Pacific Western is a combination of words common to travel-package tour buses, and, as the title implies, there will be journeys to be had: into ruined stretches of the rural US and Ontario mine country, across the English Channel in a hot air balloon, into the flight paths of fish hurled across Northern Territory Australia by a water spout, and even the far... + Read More
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    The Bastard of Fort Stikine The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin Jr. Ebook Electronic book text, EPUB Debra Komar 9780864927811 $19.95 TRUE CRIME May 05, 2015
    Winner, Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History, Jeanne Clarke Memorial Local History Award, and Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-FictionIs it possible to reach back in time and solve an unsolved murder, more than 170 years after it was committed?Just after midnight on April 21, 1842, John McLoughlin, Jr. — the chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Stikine, in the northwest corner of the territory that would later become British Columbia — was shot to death by his own men. They claimed it was an act of self-defence, thei... + Read More
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    The Bastard of Fort Stikine The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin Jr. Ebook Electronic book text, MobiPocket Debra Komar 9780864927217 $19.95 TRUE CRIME May 05, 2015
    Winner, Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History, Jeanne Clarke Memorial Local History Award, and Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-FictionIs it possible to reach back in time and solve an unsolved murder, more than 170 years after it was committed?Just after midnight on April 21, 1842, John McLoughlin, Jr. — the chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Stikine, in the northwest corner of the territory that would later become British Columbia — was shot to death by his own men. They claimed it was an act of self-defence, thei... + Read More
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    Trails of Prince Edward Island Ebook Electronic book text, PDF Michael Haynes 9780864927279 $17.99 TRAVEL Jun 16, 2015
    This new guide features more than 50 trails for hiking and cycling on Prince Edward Island, Canada's own emerald isle, included in the book are new trails in Prince Edward Island National Park and the just-completed Confederation Trail, the final (or initial, depending on which way you're facing!) leg of the Trans-Canada Trail. Michael Haynes hiked and mapped each trail and provides detailed maps, trail descriptions, and GPS coordinates, as well as information on time, length, difficulty, and facilities available on each route. He also includes... + Read More
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    The Metamorphosis The Apprenticeship of Harry Houdini Ebook Electronic book text, EPUB Bruce MacNab 9780864928283 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 13, 2015
    Winner, Best Atlantic Published Book AwardShortlisted, Canadian Regional Design Awardmet-a-mor-pho-sis: a complete change of form, structure, or substance, as transformation by magic or witchcraft. In May of 1896, a young magician from New York City joined the cast of the Marco Magic Company and embarked on a summer-long tour of eastern Canada, including New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. It was during this excursion that Handcuff Harry AKA Harry Houdini first showcased the talent that transformed him from a small-time conjurer, who performed for p... + Read More

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