Historical Fiction

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English Lessons and Other Stories

The new reader’s guide edition of Shauna Singh Baldwin’s literary debut features the fifteen stories from the original collection, an interview with the author, an original afterword, … 216 View

Lady Crawford

Between imperial dinners and managing investments, Lady Crawford offers a rare glimpse of the inner-life of a woman who has married into a royal lineage. Chronicled in a series of metamorphic … 72 View

New And Collected Poems

For almost fifty years, Tom Dawe has stood as one of the most respected and admired poets in Newfoundland. This definitive, necessary collection spans five decades of poetic achievement, … 396 View

Too Unspeakable For Words

Stories

Nancy comes of age in a British colonial school in 1950s St. John’s; Georgina discovers women’s liberation in a humorous evocation of the 1960s; Jamie returns to the resettled outport … 160 View
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We Two Alone

A Novella And Stories

A masterful collection of stories that dramatizes the Chinese diaspora across the globe over the past hundred years, We Two Alone is Jack Wang’s astonishing debut work of fiction. Set on … 296 View
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Cliff Jumping

From: This Ramshackle Tabernacle

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This reading consists of a short story about members of a Methodist community in northeastern Ontario in the 1930s. 16 $1.60 Add
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Last to Leave the Party

From: Lady Crawford

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Last to Leave the Party – Skinbyrds – After Dark at the Tate Britain – Performance Art – The Woodsman – Letters from Georgia O’Keefe – A Classic Pack of … 20 $2.00 Add
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Pilgrim

2019

From: New And Collected Poems

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19 trek – tommy – to mary oliver – visitation – florence hardy – aquarius – at l’anse aux meadows – witness – bonfire – charlie brown … 62 $6.20 Add
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Rawalpindi 1919

From: English Lessons and Other Stories

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Rawalpindi 1919 3 $0.30 Add
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The Valkyries

From: We Two Alone

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Readings from this book by Jack Wang recount the fictionalized experiences of Chinese immigrants throughout the 20th century. In this story a young laundry boy risks his life to play organized … 49 $4.90 Add
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Too Unspeakable For Words

From: Too Unspeakable For Words

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A short story by Rosalind Gill, telling the story of a girl coming of age in a British colonial school in the 1950s 10 $1.00 Add
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House Devil

From: Too Unspeakable For Words

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A short story by Rosalind Gill, telling the story of a girl and her friends and family in Newfoundland in the 1960s 12 $1.20 Add
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Lady Crawford

From: Lady Crawford

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Lady Crawford – Have Fun Storming the Castle – Sermon from the Lexus – On Origins – Lord Crawford – Money Dogs – Lineage: Hugh and Margaret Crawford … 18 $1.80 Add
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Montreal 1962

From: English Lessons and Other Stories

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The Nature of Things

From: We Two Alone

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Readings from this book by Jack Wang recount the fictionalized experiences of Chinese immigrants throughout the 20th century. In this story a Canadian couple gets caught in the outbreak of … 30 $3.00 Add
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Where Genesis Begins

2009

From: New And Collected Poems

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all to ourselves – bess – thoreau – darwin – elsewhere: a poem to emily – coffin maker – gnostic – cat poem – my cat in noah’s ark – … 63 $6.30 Add