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  • A Work in Progress

    The Life my Brother Saved by

    Following the success of his first book, Dancing with Rejection: A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality, the Canadian artist, author, and kidney health advocate Michael R. Gaudet brings us the second part to his captivating trilogy of memoirs. A Work in ...


  • Chasing the Muse: Canada

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    By adapting a code of conduct at a young age (the Code of the Trail), Lloyd embarked on a lifelong quest to live out his every dream. He became a pilot, he had a brush with the big time in the NHL, he flew with the Snowbirds, he had remarkable ...


  • Sketches From Siberia

    The Life of Jacob D.Sudermann by

    A poignant biography of Jacob Davidovitch Sudermann, a teacher and artist from a Russian Mennonite community who, like so many others, fell victim to the bloodthirsty paranoia of the Stalinist purges and died in a Siberian gulag in 1937. Sketches ...


  • Etched in Time

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    A small town childhood of mysteries and secrecy in the years after one war. Discovering new worlds as a student at the Ontario College of Art during a second war. Marriage, betrayal, divorce and an artistic career as one of Canada’s foremost ...


  • Red Fred's Dead

    An autobiography of a Kid from San Diego by

    This is a highly entertaining, fast -moving, vibrant account of the life of a man who didn't always take the obvious pathways, but always made the most of the pathways he found himself along. This book offers a great deal of colorful detail about ...


  • Dancing with Rejection: A Beginner's Guide to Immortality

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    In 1979, at age 19, Michael Gaudet was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure. Thanks to a kidney transplant from his brother, Michael survived and later rose to prominence as a Canadian painter of monumental murals. Dancing With Rejection: A ...


  • Sent to the USA

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    About the Book Sebastian "Chany" Almazan was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, on August 9, 1945, the day the atomic bomb was dropped in Nagasaki, Japan. Little did he know the role war was going to play in his life. Chany enjoyed a carefree life as a ...


  • Animate Universe

    Lesley Sirluck: A Life in Art by

    When it comes to the role played by Canadian women artists in the first half of the 20th century, there is a glaring hole in our documented history. The memory of one artist now reaches up from the backwaters of domestic life. Lesley McNaught ...