Biography & Autobiography, Adventurers & Explorers
Living on the Edge
Explorations in the Northern Wilderness by David E. Friesen
--A fresh new look at adventure, survival and faith-- from a recipient of the Explorers Club Award. Adventure is in his blood. He has the explorer’s curiosity, the will to survive, and the faith to persevere. An engaging writing style, with at ...
by Ernest Durwood Scullion
IMAGINE flying miles above the earth in a wooden airplane with no pressurization and little heat. At 30,000 feet, the outside air temperature is about–35 Fahrenheit. After a few hours, the cabin temperature drops to –20. Now imagine taking aerial ...
Nature Nurture Nourish
Immense Suffering; Tremendous Love; Persistent Presence by Will Cowell
I will share the inspirations that shape this story as a cosmology into a deeper reflection of what it is to choose our way, and evolve continuously, in nature, nurture and nourishment, moving from immense suffering, through tremendous love and ...
by Ken Bernier
Have you ever wondered what living in and among nature would be like? In this richly detailed memoir, Ken Bernier recounts his lifelong love for the Northern Ontario hinterland. Wilderness Memoirs takes you on a multi-decade trip through Ontario’s ...
For Every Mile of Road There is Two Miles of Ditch
by Dick Richardson
Addiction and adventure. Crime and punishment. Hardship and challenge. Dick Richardson has been to hell and back again, struggling through addiction and recovery and coming out on top. His life as a sailor introduced him to the rougher side of life, ...
Look Ma, No Hands
by Christina Laflamme
On Saturday, June 27th, 2020, after 105 days of Covid-isolation alone in my tiny, single-souled apartment in Toronto, I took off on my old Raleigh bicycle, packing nothing but some bike tools, camping gear, and a change of clothes. In search of some ...
Lawyer on Wheels
by Michael Sterlin
Lawyer on Wheels is part travelogue, part adventure and part biography. Most of all, it is a book about bicycling, written by a man whose life has been inextricably linked with this pastime. The author has spent most of his life touring the world, ...
My Love Affair with Fear
How Fear Enabled Me to Become Who I Was Created to Be by Brad Kilb
Brad’s life has been tested - his body ravaged by disease; his life spared during death-defying adventures; his fear as he speaks to an audience of 1,100. As tough as these moments have been, he shares his insights into ‘dancing with fear’. Brad’s ...
by Roger W. Harrington
In Canada’s North, the snow is relentless. And below the permafrost, the mines hold nearly as many secrets as they do veins of ore. It’s the 1960s, and John Vance has traveled from a teacher’s college in Toronto to an isolated Yukon gold-mining ...
Homesteading in the Last Best West
Based on JB Hansen's Personal Memoir by Elaine Melby Ayre
THE AUTHOR TOOK HER GRANDFATHER JB HANSEN’S memoir, written before his death in the mid sixties, and by augmenting it with a variety of interesting primary sources, and her own personal comments, she brings new life to the realities of southeastern ...