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  • Scarlet to Green

    A History of Intelligence in the Canadian Army 1903-1963 by

    Scarlet to Green details the ‘boom and bust’ cycles of the Canadian Army’s intelligence organization from its inception in 1903 to 1963, the eve of the Integration of the Canadian Armed Forces. The book analyzes the role of intelligence in Canadian ...


  • Diamond Gods Of the Morning Sun

    The Vancouver Asahi Baseball Story by

    This is the story of the Asahi, a Japanese Canadian baseball team that was formed in 1914 and competed in Vancouver's Caucasian leagues between 1918 and 1941. Using a strategy called "brain ball," the smaller Japanese defeated the larger white ...


  • Deadly Secrets of Iranian Princes

    Audacity to Act by

    Every once in a while, someone with unprecedented access to the truth, lifts the veil in a memoir so stark and revealing that it has the power to reframe history and our perceptions of those who defined it. Pascal Mahvi’s book is one such to me. ...


  • Opportunity Knocked

    How an Idaho farm boy became a successful businessman and advocate of West Yellowstone, Montana by

    Growing up on a small family farm in the shadows of Yellowstone National Park, Clyde Glen Seely learned the importance of hard work, strong family ties and making the best of any circumstance. His first childhood responsibility was feeding bum lambs ...


  • A Canadian Childhood

    by

    Carolyn D. Redl's memoir of growing up on a northern Saskatchewan farm in the 1940s and ’50s captures, in the vivid memories of one girl, a way of life that is a vital part of Canada’s social history. But it is much more than a recollection of rural ...


  • Patriarch

    The Abe Bickman Family History by

    Shortly before his death, Abe Bickman (the "Patriarch") gave his son, David, his modest family archive. This archive comprised: an envelope, postmarked in 1948 and with a return address in Brazil, in which were contained several black & white ...


  • As The Bombs Fell

    My Childhood During the Time the Nazis Ruled by

    You almost never get to hear the other side of the story. What was it like to be a child living in Germany as the country descended into war? What did kids do while their dads were away fighting and the rest of the family was living in either ...


  • The Winds of Fortress Kula

    The Journey of a Young Woman from Captivity to Freedom (1946-1947) by

    Five young siblings—three sisters and two brothers—face death by exhaustion, starvation or epidemics in post-World War II Yugoslavia. As ethnic Germans living there, the family had been arrested and their property confiscated by the ...


  • One Man’s Odyssey

    Memoir of a Marine Engineer and Raconteur by

    Have you ever walked into a room and noticed off to the side a gaggle of spellbound listeners surrounding an apparent and compelling storyteller? You observe that inching ever closer the group suddenly erupts into an outburst of raucous laughter and ...


  • The National Road/Route 40

    The Cumberland Pike by

    William JanTausch delivers a historical, photographic account of part of the National Road, otherwise known as Route 40. Built in the early 1800s, the National Road extends from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois and contains many long, ...