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Manitoba--Winnipeg

  • Author:
    Hasiuk, Brenda
    Summary:

    Faye is the "good" adopted Chinese daughter. Bev is the wild child. Mannie is the unambitious stoner. What brings them together--and tears them apart--is a need to move beyond the clichés and commit to something--anything--that will...

  • Author:
    Margoshes, Dave
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    From an emergency room in Calgary, where an intern hears his poorly timed joke about suicide, Zan winds up on the psychologist’s couch. But the doctor’s efforts to investigate Zan’s mental state are constantly stymied by his misfiring...

  • Author:
    Epp-Koop, Stefan
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    Stefan Epp-Koop’s "We’re Going to Run This City: Winnipeg’s Political Left After the General Strike" explores the dynamic political movement that came out of the largest labour protest in Canadian history and the ramifications for...

  • Author:
    Hill, Lawrence
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    Nous sommes au début des années 1980. Mahatma Grafton vient de décrocher un emploi dans un quotidien de Winnipeg. C’est son premier poste. Avant même son arrivée, les journalistes s’amusent à deviner d’où il peut bien venir… On parie...

  • Author:
    Hunter, Maureen
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    Bertha Rand, Winnipeg's Cat Lady, was a familiar figure in the news; many knew her as the mad woman who lived in squalour with over fifty felines. In her tiny house on Queen Street, Bertha took in sick and abandoned cats, battling...

  • Author:
    Perrun, Jody
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    When the Second World War broke out, Winnipeg was Canada’s fourth-largest city, home to strong class and ethnic divisions, and marked by a vibrant tradition of political protest. Citizens demonstrated their support for the war effort...

  • Author:
    Burstow, Bonnie
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    This novel traces the life experiences of a once highly successful woman who falls prey to electroshock and subsequently struggles, partly successfully, partly in vain, to piece back together her life. Naomi Cohan Smith suffers enormous...

  • Author:
    Paskievich, John, Osborne, Stephen, Melnyk, George, Gillmor, Alison
    Summary:

    Cities and the people who live in them are enduring subjects of photography. Winnipeg’s North End is one of North America’s iconic neighbourhoods, a place where the city’s unique character and politics have been forged. First built when...

  • Author:
    Owen Toews
    Summary:

    Through a combination of historical and contemporary analysis this book shows how settler colonialism, as a mode of racial capitalism, has made and remade Winnipeg and the Canadian Prairie West over the past one hundred and fifty years...

  • Author:
    Mackay, Robert W.
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    Winnipeg, 1914. Tom Macrae is working on his law degree and enjoying the company of his sweetheart, Ellen. When the call to arms comes, both Tom and Ellen are torn from their secure, settled lives in the prairie city. Tom finds himself...

  • Author:
    McCracken, Melinda, Jackson, Penelope, Mason, Marsha
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    Ten-year-old Cassie lives with her working-class family in 1919 Winnipeg. The Great War and Spanish Influenza have taken their toll, and workers in the city are frustrated with low wages and long hours. When they orchestrate a general...

  • Author:
    Diehl, Charlenl
    Summary:

    Out of Grief, Singing is an achingly beautiful account of how a woman comes to terms with the loss of her newborn. After a bewildering series of rapid diagnoses and emergency interventions, Charlene's daughter Chloe is born. But...

  • Author:
    Plett, Casey, Almeida, A.
    Summary:

    WINNER, Amazon Canada First Novel Award; Lambda Literary Award; Firecracker Award for Fiction. Finalist, Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award. A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year. It's the dead of winter in Winnipeg and Wendy Reimer, a...

  • Author:
    Chicoine, Jean
    Summary:

    Du Québec au Manitoba, d’un livre volé à la rédaction de son propre récit, le narrateur traîne son désir jusque dans les quartiers populaires de Winnipeg. Mais plus que les aventures sexuelles, c’est la co-habitation des langues...

  • Author:
    Chicoine, Jean
    Summary:

    Histoire d’amour dans laquelle le narrateur trouve sa bien-aimée, l’ange de Jean Chicoine termine la trilogie du Village Osborne, quartier populaire et flyé près du centre-ville de Winnipeg. Ce roman bilingue et bilangue poursuit l’...

  • Author:
    Hunter, Catherine
    Summary:

    When young, unlucky Wendy Li finds herself floating above the trees and buildings of her home town Winnipeg, she immediately suspects she's been murdered by her husband's jealous ex-lover, Evelyn. But no one is aware of Wendy...

  • Author:
    Jones, Esyllt W.
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    In an expanding and socially fractious early twentieth-century Winnipeg, Lewis Benjamin Foote (1873-1957) rose to become the city’s pre-eminent commercial photographer. Documenting everything from royal visits to deep poverty, from the...

  • Author:
    Decter, Nora
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    Sixteen-year-old Jolene, named after the girl in the Dolly Parton song, is from a long line of lowlifes, but at least they're musical lowlifes. Her mother is a tanning-salon manager who believes she can channel her karaoke habit...

  • Author:
    Deverell, William
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    A merry band of Newfoundland smugglers carrying on a grand tradition. A high-powered RCMP inspector obsessed with their capture. A day-dreaming police scientist caught in a dilemma between the call of duty and his infatuation with a...

  • Author:
    Preston, Alison
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    One summer afternoon in 1954 a jealous four-year-old girl named Cherry Ring bites her baby brother Pete on the cheek. She bites him so hard that little Pete needs a skin graft to repair the damage and will have a scar for the rest of...

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