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By David Dilks. 2005
Winston Churchill's connection with Canada ("the Great Dominion", as he called it) spanned more than half a century: at Winnipeg… he heard the news of Queen Victoria's death, in Ottawa in the dark days of 1941 he proclaimed his confidence in victory, and in 1952 had to concede that the result of victory had been far less satisfying than he had wished. No other Commonwealth country sparked such detailed knowledge or lifelong interest. 2005.
By Andy Stanley. 2010
Grace, it's what we crave most when our guilt is exposed. It's the very thing we are hesitant to extend… when we are confronted with the guilt of others - especially when their guilt has robbed us of something we consider valuable. c2010.
By David Lewis. 1981
By John Piper. 1996
Scripture reveals that the great business of life is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. Piper reveals that the… debate between duty and delight doesn't truly exist: delight is our duty. Readers can embark. 1996.
By John Eldredge. 2002
By Miriam Adeney. 2002
Their clothing is often distinctive. Their values are strongly held. They love their families. They comprise nearly one-tenth of the… world's population, and they live everywhere around the globe. These are women of Muslim background. Many still belong to Islam, but some now belong to Christ. Ladan, Khadija, and Fatma are both representative of and unique among their Arab, Iranian, Southeast Asian and African sisters. Adeney explores their lives and provides insight into how to relate to other women of Muslim background--and how to introduce them to Christ. 2002.
By H. Dale Burke. 2000
Men and women were created with radically different ways of thinking, feeling, and perceiving. But when we check the Bible,… we see that God never intended these differences to create the incredible friction they do today. The good news is that God has already woven into His Word the perfect solutions to this friction. 2000.
By Peter Stursberg. 1976
By Charles Ritchie. 1981
While giving an account of his career in the diplomatic service, Ritchie also gives to the reader glimpses of world… figures. Entertaining and often hilarious. Sequel to "The siren years." 1981.
Christopher Meyer was Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2003, during which time he was an eyewitness to… and participant in the events following 9/11 and the preparations for the Iraq war. Meyer presents an account of what he saw, what he heard and how he felt. 2006.
By Benazir Bhutto. 1989
The daughter of the only popular leader Pakistan has ever produced - President Bhutto, achieved a princess-like status by becoming… Pakistan's first woman Prime Minister. This autobiography describes her upbringing in one of Pakistan's richest families, and her subsequent politicisation and arrest after her father's death, including nearly five years spent in detention. 1989.
By Kenneth C Davis. 1998
Examines the culture and environment in which the Bible was written and explores the Good Book by placing some of… its accounts in historical perspective. Details views on when and by whom the Old and New Testaments were written and how other traditions influenced their contents and structure. 1998.
By Judy Steed. 1988
This biography of the New Democratic Party's long-time leader, Ed Broadbent, recounts his early years in Oshawa, his university days… and the impact of C.B. Macpherson, his divorce and remarriage, and his rise to political power. 1988.
By Hugues De Montalembert, David Noakes. 1985
In 1978, artist Hughes de Montalembert was blinded by two muggers. This is the tale of his search for a… cure, of his rehabilitation and his despair, and finally his discovery of reconciliation and peace. 1985. Uniform title: Lumière assassinée.
By Stephen Kuusisto. 2006
The author of "Planet of the Blind", who has been legally blind since birth, explains how he perceives the world… around him through listening. In these essays he describes childhood influences, adult travels, artful eavesdropping, and love of poetry and Caruso's singing. 2006.
By Anne Edwards. 1987
By Kerry Pither. 2008
An exposé of Canadian national security investigations, told through the eyes of four of their targets: Ahmad El Maati, Abdullah… Almalki, Maher Arar and Muayyed Nureddin. All are Muslim-Canadian men who were accused of terrorist links, then imprisoned abroad, tortured and interrogated with questions that point to Canada's involvement in the process. All were eventually released without charge; Pither argues that what happened to them is rooted in a systemic pattern of complicity in torture. 2008.
By Fauziya Kassindja, Layli Miller Bashir. 1998
The account of a young Muslim girl who flees from her home in Togo, West Africa, to escape female genital… mutilation. Arriving illegally in the United States, Fauziya Kassindja is held for more than a year in prisons where she is further degraded. Aided by Layli Miller Bashir, a young law student, Fauziya is eventually granted asylum. 1998.
By Terry A Anderson. 1993
Former correspondent's account of 2,454 days held hostage by Hezbollah, an Islamic terrorist organization. Anderson, aided by his then-fiancee Madeleine… Bassil, chronicles the ordeal from the day he was mistaken for a spy and captured in Beirut, Lebanon, until the day he was released. He describes his own physical and mental abuse as well as the conditions of his fellow hostages. Includes strong language. Winner of the 1996 CNIB Talking Book of the Year Award. 1993.
By Helen Thomas. 1975
Intriguing, close-up views of the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford presidencies. Thomas, regarded as the "First Lady" of White House… correspondents, reveals intimate and amusing details about what she has seen and heard on her assignments. 1975.