Non-Fiction

  • Rattles and Steadies

    Gander is one of the best known small towns in the world, especially among western and eastern Europeans. Russians know it with familiarity. This book is not about Gander, however, despite its notoriety; rather...

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  • A Treasury of Newfoundland Humour and Wit

    A Treasury of Newfoundland Humor and Wit provides its readers with a rare collection of the most humorous anecdotes and wit attributed to the fun-loving people of "the happy province," Newfoundland & Labrador. To...

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  • The German Canadians 1750-1937

    In tracing the pioneering role that German-speaking settlers from all over Europe and America played in the opening up and development of large parts of eastern and western Canada, Lehmann shows German Canadians...

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  • The Lure of the Labrador Wild

    Attracted by Labrador's unexplored vastness, two American adventurers embark on an ill-planned canoe trip across Labrador. Having ignored the advice of the local guide, the leader of the expedition finds himself...

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  • Forty Eight Days Adrift

    Captain Job Barbour was born in Newtown, Bonavista Bay, in 1898. He began sailing as a boy and at the age of twenty-one he first became master of a vessel. For many years he sailed the treacherous waters of Newfoundland's...

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  • The Best of Al Clouston

    Newfoundland is not like any other province of Canada. Born of a colourful and romantic cultural heritage, it has the oldest history, the richest music and folklore, and the most relaxed lifestyle. But above...

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  • Fat-Back & Molasses

    Fat-back & Molasses is a collection of favourite old recipes from Newfoundland & Labrador. In addition to the homespun recipes, this book contains sketches and stories that also give a deep insight into...

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  • E.J. Pratt: The Truant Years 1882-1927

    E.J. Pratt (1882-1964) is generally recognized as the leading Canadian poet of his generation. Moreover, as Marshall McLuhan observed in1958, Pratt was, in his personal and social life, 'a one-man creator of a climate...

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  • E.J. Pratt: The Master Years 1927-1964

    The Master Years, recalls the later life of Canada's best-known poets. Dr. Pitt picks up the story where he left off at the end of Pratt's early life showcased in The Truant Years.

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  • We Go A-Fishing

    We Go A-Fishing is a collection of personal recollections by former fishermen of Change Islands, Newfoundland, related in their own words with a minimum of editing. Collected and edited by Arthur R. Scammell....

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  • Nightingale of the North

    The opera patrons and critics of the world in the late eighteen hundreds knew Newfoundland's prima donna Georgina Ann Stirling as Mademoiselle Toulinguet. The Newfoundland public called her Twillingate Stirling...

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  • The Angry Seas

    The Angry Seas is the gripping story of the men of Newfoundland and Labrador: legends of the land and sea, who battled the chilly North Atlantic in their struggle for survival. It is a tale of strange occurrences...

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  • The Enemy On Our Doorstep

    Bell Islander Steve Neary was 17 years old when U-boats attacked shipping off Bell Island. He witnessed the brutal aftermath first hand. He provides a riveting account of the attacks using reports of the people...

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  • Jackman

    At the height of the devastating October gale of 1867, a small schooner, the Sea Clipper, was driven onto a reef at Spotted Island, Labrador. Already seriously damaged from an earlier collision with another schooner,...

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  • S’posin’ I Dies In D’Dory

    S'posin' I Dies In D' Dory tells the true story of Harbour Buffet and the hardships and suffering of its residents who survived on inadequate amounts of food during the Depression. Victor Butler survived as a...

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