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  • A Good Man

    A Prisoner of War's True Account of Betrayal and Survival During the Second World War by

    This is the story of Lorne Shetler, a distinguished Second World War veteran and former prisoner of war. Driven by a desire to preserve her father's remarkable story for generations to follow, his daughter Jeanie immersed herself in his journals, ...


  • The Job To Be Done

    A Son's Journey Into The Story Of A WW2 Bomber Command Aircrew by

    A unique blend of historical narrative and personal memoir, this is the powerful true story of seven young men, including the author’s father, who served in Bomber Command in World War Two. Based on a pilot’s logbook and years of research, this ...


  • Tales of Their Lives

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    The family biographies I have written are the stories of my ancestors, our ancestors: How they lived; how they struggled, being surrounded by their families, their social history, and geography until their eventual death. Some died prematurely while ...


  • The Tutor Knights

    The Red Knight's Final Seasons by

    The Red Knight holds a special place in Canadian history. The RCAF’s solo aerobatic display thrilled airshow audiences throughout North America from 1958–1969. With over 600 performances, the Red Knight ranks third in RCAF history to today’s ...


  • Apartheid

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    On Challenging Journeys We Find Out Who We Are Apartheid is a powerful memoir of Una's Personal and political struggles growing up in the peaceful community of Vrededorp, Johannesburg, South Africa. By age nine, the political arena in South ...


  • Nii Ndahlohke

    Boys' and Girls' Work at Mount Elgin Industrial School, 1890-1915 by

    This book takes its title from the phrase for “I work” in Lunaape, the traditional language of Munsee Delaware people, and was inspired by the work of the Munsee Delaware Language and History Group. Written for the descendants and communities of ...


  • Through My Eyes

    The Journal of Belle Munro (Saskatoon 1908 to 1918) by

    Through My Eyes are the diaries of Belle Munro as imagined by her grand-daughter, Frances Margaret Munro. It chronicles the life and times of the Munro family from their arrival in Saskatoon in 1908 through to the end of the First World War. Through ...


  • Elizabeth, Child Bride

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    You’re twelve years old and your father tells you that you’re to marry a local merchant to save the family farm and settle an outstanding debt. The merchant, many years your senior, has made his desires for you quite clear and out of desperation, ...


  • By the Sweat of His Brow

    The R. M. Probstfield Family at Oakport Farm by

    “If I had promised to be a priest and kept my word, today I would be . . . a feted-up, high-living hypocrite in the so-called vineyard of the Lord, and not a farmer . . . earning his bread by the sweat of his brow.” Defying his Catholic parents’ ...


  • All Um Bid

    A Post War Family Love Story by

    From what has been called “the greatest generation” comes this tale of two ordinary people who shared an extraordinary life. From childhood accidents, through a world war that brings them together and then keeps them apart, theirs was a relationship ...