Biography & Autobiography, Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Growing Up in Manitoba in the Fifties and Sixties by Frederick Ross and Helga Ross
It was the era of the Cold War, shiny new cars, rock 'n roll, and the magic allure of television. Entertainment was literally turning from black-and-white to colour, and its audiences were likewise bursting into adulthood in living technicolour. ...
A Tourist From Petach Tikva
Growing Up Alongside the Creation of the State of Israel by Aubrey Kagan and Shulamit Kagan
Shulamit Frankel grew up in the tumultuous years during the creation of the State of Israel. In this book, she shares candid reflections of her young life as her family navigates the upheavals of this political landscape. She delves into the world ...
A Penny Always Has Two Sides
A Memoir of Growing Up in Wartime Germany by Steffie Steinke
Steffie Steinke, born in Berlin in 1936, writes about the enduring love she had for her foster mother and the everlasting fear she had of her birth mother. The conflict made her shy and insecure for most of her young life. Later she was able to ...
Searching for the Wild Girl of Champagne by Kathleen McDonnell
In September 1731, a feral child emerged from the woods in the Champagne region of France. Clothed in animal skins, with matted, unkempt hair, and wielding a small club, she ran like a hare, climbed trees like a cat, and ate leaves and raw meat. But ...
Eleven Days in Kyiv
by Albert E. Chudley
Eleven Days in Kyiv describes Dr. Ab Chudley’s personal experiences as a Children of Chernobyl Project medical exchange professor in Kyiv, Ukraine. The visit occurred only one year after Ukraine celebrated its first anniversary after gaining its ...
I Never Walked Alone
by Jerry Hale
I Never Walked Alone is the autobiography of my father, Jerry Hale. I feel very privileged to introduce you to his story. It is the story of some of his boyhood events in Texas during the days of corn and cotton. It tells of his move with his family ...
A Penny Saved Is A Start . . .
Memoirs of Rocky Neck by Richard Valentini
In the late sixties and early seventies, a whole wacky world existed that most of us have never heard of: the workers who kept the summer beaches and parks of Connecticut beautiful. Rich Valentini was at the bottom of that food chain: a campground ...
Secrets of an Elusive Father
A Story about Love, Sorrow and Loyalty by Caroll Lesage
Everyone has their secrets but at what cost? When author Caroll Lesage was connected with his half-sister, neither of them could predict the secrets they would unearth together about their father. From secret love affairs and love triangles to ...
A Metis Man's Dream
From Traplines to Tugboats in Canada's North by Neil Gower
Where there’s a Gill, there’s a way. Gordon Gill is a gentle, hard-working Métis man whose journey began on his Iroquois-Cree grandfather’s trapline and evolved into a successful business career. His story is one of change and the passing of not ...
Dad, God, and Me
Remembering a Mennonite Pastor and His Wayward Son by Ralph Friesen
In a compelling, honest, and transparent account, Ralph Friesen tells the story of his father, Reverend Peter D. Friesen of Steinbach, Manitoba. He also tells his own story, of the search for his father and a crisis of faith. Growing up in a ...