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By Morley Torgov. 1974
An account of life in a small town community in Sault Ste. Marie in the late 1930's and early 1940's.… Winner of the 1975 Stephen Leacock Award for humour. Strong language. 1974.
By Sandra Gwyn. 1984
A compelling account of private life in the age of Macdonald and Laurier. The author has used personal letters, diaries,… scrapbooks, memoirs and social columns. 1984 Governor General's Award winner. c1984.
By Ernest Buckler. 1977
By Ian Ferguson. 2003
Ferguson has crafted a delightfully idiosyncratic account of growing up in the North, where Fort Vermilion Alberta seemed as exotic… as Australia or Mexico. The memorable cast of characters includes Lloyd Loonskin, Sixtoes Mitchell, Ellen "No Refunds" McTeer, and Ferguson's father Hank, a con man of consummate charm. 2003.
By Peter Boardman, Joe Tasker. 1984
Recounts the endurance and determination of two British mountain climbers in making a forty-day ascent up the treacherous west wall… of Changabang Mountain in the Indian Himalayas. Winner of the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize. 1984.
By Michael Moore. 2001
Author of "Downsize This!" criticizes the U.S. government of the twenty-first century. Laments that "nothing seems to work" and rants… against the 2000 election and the administration's policies. Some strong language. Bestseller. Winner of the 2004 CNIB Talking Book of the Year Award. 2001.
By Farley Mowat. 1969
By Gary Lautens. 1981
Lautens, winner of the 1981 Leacock Medal for humour, shares his hilarious and entertaining recollections of living, loving, and savouring… his experiences with a wife, three children, and a dog. Nominated for the 1984 CNIB Talking Book of the Year Award. Winner of the 1981 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal. 1981.