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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
From a new literary star and acclaimed author of Pawpaw Patch, Necessary Lies and Dark of the Moon comes the haunting and poignant novel of a family in crisis, set in the backwoods of Georgia. Meet the Scurvy family, an impoverished clan who are the scourge of their small white-trash community. Mother has died in childbirth, leaving behind her... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.40
It is 1956, and thirteeen-year-old Sister must raise her three siblings on her own, as her mother, Marnie, has a new boyfriend who isn't interested in kids. Taking charge of her life, Sister befriends a kindly neighbor named Willa, who appears to be everything a mother should be. But when a respected and powerful man in town notices that Sister... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 9.99
Just out of prison after serving time on a drug charge, Roper Rackard comes across a woman's body while mowing the tall grass at the far end of his new boss's property, and although he is innocent of her death, Roper panics. Terrified that he will be charged with murdering a white woman and sent back to jail, he decides to hide the body where it won't... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1995; US$ 9.99
A student at McGill in the mid-1950s, Marian Engel wrote her M.A. thesis under the direction of Hugh MacLennan. Their work together became the basis of a correspondence, the MacLennan half of which survives and is detailed here. Both personal and professional in nature, MacLennan's letters to Engel provide fascinating insights into his life's pursuit... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
Marian Engel emerged as a writer during that period in Canada when nationalism increased and "new feminism" dawned. Although she is recognized as a distinguished woman of letters, she has not been widely studied; consequently we know relatively little about her and her craft. The material collected in Marian Engel's Notebooks: "Ah, mon cahier, écoute..."... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95
Asian Canadian Writing Beyond Autoethnography explores some of the latest developments in the literary and cultural practices of Canadians of Asian heritage. While earlier work by ethnic, multicultural, or minority writers in Canada was often concerned with immigration, the moment of arrival, issues of assimilation, and conflicts between generations,... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This book spearheads a new area of research?the link between migration and democratization. It argues that return migrants can play an important role in the consolidation process of young democracies. Based on original quantitative and qualitative data, it analyzes the political attitudes and experiences of Philippine labor migrants. more...
- Scorpio Verlag 2014; US$ 13.35
Vom Öffnen seelischer Räume Die erfahrene Wiener Psychotherapeutin Christl Lieben wagt sich mutig in neue Bereiche vor und erweitert ihren therapeutischen Kontext. In ihrer über 30-jährigen Erfahrung ist sie einer universalen Liebe begegnet, deren Herkunft wir zwar gedanklich nicht fassen können, die wir aber unmittelbar spüren, und zwar in allen Aspekten... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95
Long before she became the renowned author of the best-selling Schmecks cookbooks, an award-winning journalist for magazines such as Macleans , and a creative non-fiction mentor, Edna Staebler was a writer of a different sort. Staebler began serious diary writing at the age of sixteen and continued to write for over eighty years. Must Write:... more...