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  • The Black Suitcase

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    Growing up poor in mid-century Limerick is a nightmare of eviction, food deprivation, flea-bites, and never enough heat. An orange at Christmas is a massive treat. And yet Seanie Morrisey, despite having to beg, scavenge, and steal to help his ...


  • A Past Rescued From Oblivion

    A Self-Portrait of an Audacious Young Woman Defying the Conventions of her Time by

    This book is written in the form of a memoir and covers the events in the life of its author, Vilma Vukelić from her earliest childhood (she was born in 1880) to 15 August 1904, the day her first child, Branko was born. It is a contribution to ...


  • A Rural Surgeon

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    A Rural Surgeon follows the adventures and misadventures of Dr John Case and his family as they commence their new life in the Western Canadian Prairie province of Alberta, and learn first-hand of its extreme weather. Life in another Commonwealth ...


  • Fighting for Democracy

    The True Story of Jim Higgins (1907-1982), A Canadian Activist in Spain’s Civil War by

    Jim Higgins defied Canadian law to fight for democracy in the Spanish Civil War. On return, he was branded a communist, hounded by the RCMP, and welcomed by Lincoln Battalion comrades when he sought refuge in New York. Jim was born in London in ...


  • Enemy Under Our Roof

    A Childhood Memoir from the Nazi-occupied Netherlands 1940 - 1945 by

    Riveting, inspiring, and informative, Johanna’s often graphic memoir, Enemy under Our Roof, is based on the author’s experiences in war-torn Hengelo, the Netherlands in World War II. From nights of terror spent in the cellar during air raids to the ...


  • Go North Young Man, Go North!

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    We all have a story to tell.….this is mine! A coming of age during a time of social change in the 50's and 60's. A story of discovery and adventure, good choices and bad, laughter and sorrow, temptation and failure; From fist fights to fiddle ...


  • Cold War Warrior

    Canadian MI-6 Agent Lawrence Fox by

    Lawrence Fox was born and raised in Midland, Ontario and enlisted in the RCAF in 1952. Distinguished by his outstanding marksmanship from the beginning of his military career, he was selected immediately as a candidate for dangerous espionage work ...


  • My Children's Horrific Journey to Freedom

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    Vietnam, after the Fall of Saigon in 1975: life is getting tougher and more desperate by the day. Before dawn one morning Andy, age thirteen, is shaken awake by his mother. He and his sister Allison, age seventeen, are taken to the airport and put ...


  • A Bowl of Cherries

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    A Bowl of Cherries is a vivid, personal account of Canada’s early-twentieth-century history, spanning from the late 1800s, when Jules Legal’s grandparents built a homestead in the harsh scrublands of Southeastern Manitoba, to the author’s own ...


  • No Way Back Home

    The Unexpected Life of a Czech Family in India (1938-1977) by

    In 1938, when faced with a decision to work at a shoe company in India or stay in Czechoslovakia and wait for another war, Miki Hruska’s newly married parents opted to move, thinking they would return home in a few years. But they would not be able ...