Righteous Prey
Confidence Man
Mad Honey
Verity
It Ends with Us
Endless Summer
Our Missing Hearts
Oath of Loyalty
If You Ask Me
My Brother's Forbidden Friend
Ugly Love
Dreamland

Various Kinds of Books
Sailing Seven Seas

Sailing Seven Seas

by Peter Pigott
  • Date : 2010
  • Category: Transportation

With a witty and informative style, Pigott evokes not only the nostalgic heyday of ocean travel but reveals a slice of almost-forgotten Canadiana in this study of the Canadian Pacific Line. From the stifling steerage quarters to the elegant drawing rooms, shore dwellers and old salts alike will be delighted....

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Eavesdroppings

Eavesdroppings

by Bob Green
  • Date : 2006-08-01
  • Category: Humor

Eavesdroppings recounts life in the small towns of Ontario before sin arrived on the Internet - a time when churches were never locked and parents, not wishing to be disturbed while they listened to the radio, shooed their children out to play in the dark, unguarded streets without fear. Here you’ll find comedy, outrage, and tragedy but no disguise. Included are actual events and the names of all persons involved. The author tracks the quaint immorality of smalltown sin in the 1930s and its evolution from full-frontal bingo in the churches to the current degeneracy of nude women wrestling men in vats of Jell-O in license...

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LaGG   Lavochkin Aces of World War 2

LaGG Lavochkin Aces of World War 2

by George Mellinger
  • Date : 2012-10-20
  • Category: History

This book examines the LaGG family of fighters, that were amongst the first modern piston-engined interceptors made available to the Red Air Forces in early 1941and proved far better fighters than their radial-engined predecessors. Despite technical maladies and political interference from Moscow, the LaGG-3 matured into an effective fighter when flown to its strengths at low level. Many early Soviet aces were weaned on the LaGG-3, and if they survived the early massacres of 1941-42, they went on to fly the Lavochkin family of fighters. Indeed, the Lavochkin La-3, -5 and -7 were the fighters of choice for Heroes of the Sov...

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Canadian Symbols of Authority

Canadian Symbols of Authority

by Corinna Pike
  • Date : 2011-06-14
  • Category: Political Science

The first book to examine the various parliamentary maces, rods, badges, and chains of office used throughout Canada, Canadian Symbols of Authority details how these devices are used at every level of government, emphasizing how, like the Crown itself, they embody continuity in an ever-changing world. Symbols of authority are not only emblems of democracy and authority but they are part of the diverse heraldic and artistic heritage of Canada. Despite Canada’s rich symbolic and ceremonial heritage, little has been written about the nations various symbols of authority or the offices that are associated with them. From the...

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Speech Rights in America

Speech Rights in America

by Laura Stein
  • Date : 2010-10-01
  • Category: Law

The First Amendment is the principle guarantor of speech rights in the United States, but the Supreme Court's interpretations of it often privilege the interests of media owners over those of the broader citizenry. In Speech Rights in America, Laura Stein argues that such rulings alienate citizens from their rights, corrupt the essential workings of democracy, and prevent the First Amendment from performing its critical role as a protector of free speech. Drawing on the best of the liberal democratic tradition, Stein demonstrates that there is a significant gap between First Amendment law and the speech rights necessary to...

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

by Robert A. Wardhaugh
  • Date : 2010-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography

William Clifford Clark, federal deputy minister of finance from 1932 to 1952, had a profound impact on Canadian history. An important intellectual figure during the first half of the twentieth century, he was leader of 'The Ottawa Men,' a group of federal civil servants who shaped a new liberal vision of the nation. Robert A. Wardhaugh chronicles Clark's contributions to Canada's modern state in Behind the Scenes, which reconstructs the public life and ideas of one of Canada's most important bureaucrats. The Department of Finance sat at the centre of critical federal decisions and debates. From this axis, Clark's wide-rang...

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Wives of the American Presidents  2d ed

Wives of the American Presidents 2d ed

by Carole Chandler Waldrup
  • Date : 2016-04-06
  • Category: History

Their personalities often set the tone for Washington society, from Julia Tyler's open hospitality to Sarah Polk's somber religious devotion. Some, like Abigail Adams, had little formal schooling. Others, such as Pat Nixon and Hillary Clinton, earned college degrees. There were those who outlived their spouses as well as women who died before seeing their husbands realize their presidential dreams. In spite of differing circumstances, these presidential wives influenced--sometimes overtly and often inadvertently--everything from domestic political agendas to foreign policy through their relationships with their husbands. T...

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Religion and American Politics

Religion and American Politics

by Mark A. Noll
  • Date : 2007-09-13
  • Category: Religion

How do religion and politics interact in America? How has that relationship changed over time? Why have American religious and political thought sometimes developed along a parallell course while at other times they have moved in opposite directions? These are among the many important and fascinating questions addressed in this volume. Originally published in 1990 as Religion and American Politics: From The Colonial Period to the 1980s (4921 paperback copies sold), this book offers the first comprehensive survey of the relationship between religion and politics in America. It features a stellar lineup of scholars, includin...

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A New Science

A New Science

by Bruce Mazlish
  • Date : 1989-10-12
  • Category: History

In this book Mazlish examines the historical origins of sociology, looking closely at how what he terms the "cash nexus"--the omnipresent substitution of money for personal relations--was perceived as changing the nature of human relations in the 19th century and led to the development of sociology as a means of dealing with this condition. Mazlish also considers the breakdown of connections in modern society: how the orderly 18th century world in which God, humanity, and nature were closely connected to one another came to be replaced with one of felt disconnection, and how individualism then came to be seen as replacing ...

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The Royal Hungarian Army in World War II

The Royal Hungarian Army in World War II

by Nigel Thomas
  • Date : 2012-01-20
  • Category: History

The Royal Hungarian Army was Germany's largest ally on the Eastern Front, but information about the Hungarian Army in English is rare. Deployed in Ukraine at the beginning of the war, the Hungarian Army was involved in a number of brutal encounters with the Red Army, including stubborn resistance in Transylvania in the summer of 1944, and the brave defense of Budapest in the face of overwhelming odds. The Hungarian Army was a varied and colourful force, ranging from mountain troops and tank units to horse cavalry and specialist infantry. All of these are illustrated in full-colour artwork, with full details about the Hunga...

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Arguing A I
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Arguing A I

by Sam Williams
  • Date : 2002-03-05
  • Category: Computers

Few scientific topics since the theory of biological evolution have inspired as much controversy as artificial intelligence has. Even now, fifty years after the term first made its appearance in academic journals, many philosophers and more than a few prominent scientists and software programmers dismiss the pursuit of thinking machines as the modern-day equivalent of medieval alchemists’ hunt for the philosopher’s stone-a pursuit based more on faith than on skeptical inquiry. In Arguing A.I., journalist Sam Williams charts both the history of artificial intelligence from its scientific and philosophical roots and the ...

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The Space Shuttle
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The Space Shuttle

by Piers Bizony
  • Date : 2015-04-01
  • Category: Technology & Engineering

Get a full retrospective of all 134 flights, every mission, of the space shuttle program. This superbly designed and lavishly illustrated reissue of the best-selling hardcover book marks a special moment in history: the final mission of the space shuttle. Noted space and science author Piers Bizony's retrospective covers the entire space shuttle program that began in 1981 and ended in 2011. Every space shuttle mission is detailed, including all flights of the Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour spacecraft. The book also covers the development and design of the orbiter, as well as the technical specific...

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