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  • Last of the Small Towns

    Short Stories by

    Last of the Small Towns: Short Stories is a charming collection of tales that recount the boyhood years of author Stewart Hyson. From gatherings in the “Indian Graveyard” through unprecedented encounters with baby chicks, here is a sentimental ...


  • Lakay

    A Journey of Struggle, Perseverance, and Hope by

    Haiti is a land of great beauty and rich culture, but it’s also been plagued by corruption and poverty. Author David Frederick remembers a happy childhood growing up in picturesque St. Marc, Haiti—until the day he and his family had to flee ...


  • Transience of Life

    A Memoir by

    Ghaus Mohiuddin Ansari was born in Lucknow, India. He was educated at Lucknow University, University of London, and University of Vienna where he earned his Ph.D. in anthropology in 1957. He served in research and teaching positions at universities ...


  • Mile Post 104 and Beyond

    We Have Walked Together in the Shadow of the Rainbow by

    In this heartwarming memoir, Bob Wells recreates his youth during a bygone era in a remote area of Northwestern Ontario. It’s a youth without electricity or central heating; with water carried up from the lake; with outhouses and chamber pots; with ...


  • from Wah Lee to Chew Keen

    The story of a pioneer Chinese family in North Cariboo by

    Who was Wah Lee? To the Keen family living in North Cariboo, B.C., Wah Lee was their forefather from China; amongst local historians, Wah Lee is the name for a general store in Quesnel, B.C. This book unravels the mystery of a name, which is also ...


  • Far East Meets Far West

    by

    This is basically a very personal story of a mixed marriage during the early twentieth century when marriages between certain ethnic groups was frowned upon and indeed in some circles despised. Canada at that time was basically peopled by European ...


  • My India My Canada

    Finding My Place Between Two Cultures by

    During Sixties, an English teacher in Jaipur, India, perceived that his wife, Kamla, who had only Matriculation, needs some training in formal dancing in banquets, and dinner table setting, before joining him in Canada. So Kamla got trained, before ...


  • From Poverty to Poverty

    A Scotsman Encounters Canada by

    Raised by a single mother on welfare during the 1930’s depression and World War II in the Scottish Highlands, Ian spends his childhood trying to get enough to eat and stay warm. During an adolescence apprenticed to a drunken blacksmith, he also ...


  • Waiting For Chester

    by

    As an autobiography, “Waiting for Chester” relates the youthful adventures of the youngest member of an immigrant family. Arriving in Canada, from Europe in the early fifties and settling in an impoverished region of Hamilton Ontario, the author’s ...


  • Wawahte

    Indian Residential Schools by

    An important work that collects and preserves stories whose value will never diminish. Kirkus Reviews Wawahte is one of the few books that I would strongly recommend to anyone who needs to understand Aboriginal issues in Canada. This book ...