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Freedman, Karyn L. (Karyn Lynne)

Summary: In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal rape. One Hour in Paris takes the reader on a harrowing yet inspirational journey through suffering and recovery both personal and global. We follow Freedman from an apartment in Paris to a French courtroom, then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Chicago Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FREEDMAN, KARYN L FRE

Steil, Jennifer.

Summary: Traces the author's year spent in Yemen's capital city, Sana'a, where she worked as the editor of the "Yemen Observer," documenting her efforts to teach balanced journalism to her staff, and her appreciation for the strength of Arab women in a completely male-dominated society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEIL, JENNIFER STE

Koul, Scaachi

Summary: "In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life. She learned from an early age what made her miserable, and for Scaachi anything can be cause for despair. Whether it's a shopping trip gone awry; enduring awkward conversations with her bikini waxer; overcoming her fear of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOUL, SCAACHI KOU

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KOUL KOU

Gravel, Elise

Summary: Tells the true story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life Montréal strongman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A TOON Book 2016

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Moyer, Naomi M.

Summary: Short biographies of ten Black women from Canada and the United States, ranging from 1793 to the present. Anti-slavery activists, business women, community organizers, and educators; they were, and are, leaders committed to uplifting their communities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.48 MOY

Gagné, Peter J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quintin Publications 2001

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2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GAG VOL 1
Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GAG VOL 2

Garff, Joakim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KIERKEGAARD, SOREN GAR

Barber, Terry

Contents: Laura and the Prince -- Laura and James -- The war of 1812 -- The Queenston Heights battle -- The secret plan -- Laura's walk -- Laura meets Fitzgibbon -- A Canadian hero -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SECORD, LAURA BAR

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Yaffe, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MITCHELL, JONI YAF

Kim Phúc

Summary: "Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now! These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames--before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing deep into her skin. It's a moment forever captured, an iconic image that has come to define the horror...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KIM PHUC KIM

Bayley, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MURDICH, IRIS BAY

Leibovitz, Liel.

Summary: A look not only at the inner man but also at the environments that shaped Leonard Cohen, from the rock scene of New York in the 1960s to the remote Zen monastery where Cohen spent years later in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, LEONARD LEI

Simmons, Sylvie.

Summary: Exploring the many facets of Cohen's life, an intimate portrait of the influential songwriter draws upon his private archives and interviews with many of his closest associates, colleagues, and other artists whose work he has inspired.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, LEONARD SIM

Summary: "Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. In the same style as the best-selling Dreaming in Indian, #Not Your Princess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art that combine to express the experience of being a Native woman. Stories of abuse, humiliation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press Ltd. 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 970 NOT

Inglis, Kate

Summary: Part memoir, part handbook for the heartbroken, this powerful, unsparing account of losing a premature baby will speak to all who have been bereaved and are grieving, and offers inspiration on moving forward, gently integrating the loss into life. When Kate Inglis’s twin boys were born prematurely, one survived and the other did not. This is the powerful, unsparing account of her experience,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 INGLIS, KATE ING

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 818.60 Oomen 2010

Pepper, Mary Sifton

Contents: Pioneer women in Acadia.--Pioneer women of Quebec.--Maids of Montreal.--Advent of the Carignan regiment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 1901

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3714 Pepper

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.8 PAS

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

McGoogan, Kenneth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.9 MCG

Stewart, Jeffrey C.

Summary: "A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro--the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness. In The New Negro : The Life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOCKE, ALAIN STE

Grierson, Bruce

Summary: "In What Makes Olga Run? Bruce Grierson explores what the wild success of a ninety-three-year-old track star can tell us about how our bodies and minds age. Olga Kotelko is not your average ninety-three-year-old. She not only looks and acts like a much younger woman, she holds over twenty-three world records in track and field, seventeen in her current ninety to ninety-five category. Convinced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOTELKO, OLGA GRI

Roberts, David

Contents: Riverside -- The Ford Motor Company of Canada -- Mr. Ford's Canadian Model T -- Victory bonds -- Lockout -- Motoropolis -- McGregor's legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCGREGOR, GORDON M Roberts

Trudel, Marcel.

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Presses de l'Université Laval 1973

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 912.71 TRU