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By J. L Granatstein. 1993
Granatstein's study of life at the top during the Second World War centres on the most senior ranks in the… Canadian Army. Men like Andrew McNaughton, Harold Crerar, Thomas Burns and Guy Simonds had not only to win military campaigns, but also command the sympathies of bureaucrats and powerful politicians. None, however, forgot they were fighting a war, and that their decisions directly affected the lives of Canadian soldiers. 1993.
Science writer and rationalist Gardner examines cases of pseudoscience, whether maverick or mainstream. Debunks astrology, UFOs, and quack remedies, and… attacks religious fundamentalism and Freud's dream theories. Previously published as regular columns in the Skeptical Inquirer. 2000.
By Michael J Novacek. 1996
A paleontologist's account of a gruelling 1993 field expedition to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, which resulted in one of… the most extensive dinosaur fossil discoveries in history. Describes the specimens that were found and discusses their meaning and scientific importance. 1996.
By John R Horner, Edwin Dobb. 1997
Companion to Digging Dinosaurs. A paleontologist explores how these creatures evolved, lived, and adapted to the environment. Draws upon extensive… fieldwork to depict the dinosaur's pattern of living and survival methods. Ventures theories on key controversies, such as what caused its extinction. c1997.
The ViCLAS (Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System) database was a first - an adaptation of the techniques used by FBI… psychological profilers folded into a comprehensive, cross-referenced data bank to track serial predators. Within months of its introduction, ViCLAS contributed to successful outcomes in a number of cases, including the Bernardo/Homolka murders. It was largely the initiative of one man, RCMP Sergeant Ron MacKay. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language, descriptions of violence. 2002.
By Kenn Nesbitt, J. Patrick Lewis. 2015
A poetry collection about cryptozoological creatures (the Loch Ness monster, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, etc.) from around the world, written so as… to allow the design of the book to disguise the fact that the collection is poetry. Grades 2-4. 2015. Uniform title: Poems.
By John Edward. 2004
John Edwards explains how to communicate with those on the other side, what to expect when you cross over and… how to vanquish any fears you may have. He shows how to use tools such as meditation and visualization, and discusses how to understand the power of psychic abilities. 2004.
By Philip M Boffey. 1988
By Paul Chambers. 2002
Since its discovery the Archaeopteryx - half bird, half reptile - has caused more trouble than any other scientific icon.… It has been used not just to support dozens of different views on evolution but to start feuds, destroy reputations, further personal ambition and promote nationalism. This book investigates the life and times of Archaeopteryx and also at the chaotic scientific world into which it emerged. 2002.
By Michael Heron, Erich Von Daniken. 1972
The author argues that the gods of the dim past have left traces which we can read and decipher today,… because space travel was a reality to the men thousands of years ago. He claims that our forefathers received visits from the universe, and that these "strangers" annihilated part of mankind existing at the time and produced a new, perhaps the first, homo sapiens. 1972. Uniform title: Erinnerungen an die Zukunft.
By Michael Norman, Beth Scott. 2004
Houses of evil, child ghosts, and poltergeists - they're all in this collection of true, unexplainable encounters from across Canada.… From the haunted art gallery in Burnaby, B.C. to mysteries in the Maritimes, this is a grand tour of ghostly goings-on. Descriptions of violence. For Junior and Senior High readers. Bestseller 2005. 2004.
By Pat Capponi. 2000
Traveling across the country, the author interviews a wide range of officers, from chiefs to cops on the beat, relaying… the dangers and constraints that go along with their life in uniform. Offering an in-depth look at different approaches to the job, this volume exposes a variety of policing perceptions and questions the multi-layered roles of Canadian police officers.
At peace in the light: the further adventures of a reluctant psychic who reveals the secret of your spiritual powers
By Dannion Brinkley, Paul Perry. 1995
Brinkley tells how he adjusted to the psychic ability he acquired after his near-death experiences and found his life's mission… in helping hospice patients face death. Sequel to "Saved by the light." 1995.
By Dale A Russell. 1989
By Tommy Franks. 2004
A memoir by the former head of the U.S. Central Command who led forces in Afghanistan and Iraq traces his… childhood in the Midwest, his four-decade military service, and his experiences during and after the September 11 attacks. c2004.
By Ursula Roberts. 1994
Adventures of a psychic: the fascinating and inspiring true-life story of one of America's most successful clairvoyants
By Sylvia Browne, Antoinette May. 1998
Describes how Sylvia Browne at age five learned that she, like many of her relatives, had psychic abilities. With the… help of her "spirit guide," an Aztec-Inca woman from the 1500s, Sylvia solves police cases, predicts future events, and contacts ghosts. Some strong language. 1998.
By Monique Keiran. 1999
Some 75 million years ago, one dinosaur ended its life. The dinosaur was an Albertosaurus -- distant cousin to the… ferocious, meat-eating predator Tyrannosaurus Rex. But its death was also a beginning -- the start of its transformation into a fossil, which lay undiscovered for millennia until the forces of erosion brought the young dinosaur, once again, to light. Grades 4-7. 1999.
By John Edward, Natasha Stoynoff. 2003
Edward, an internationally acclaimed psychic medium, frequent guest on "Larry King Live," and feature of the HBO documentary "Life after… Life," sets forth, with examples, the premise that the learning process and exchange of energy and love continue in the afterlife. Bestseller. 2010, c2003.