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Watermelon Syrup

By: Abbie Jacobsen

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 2007

Seller ID: 0130351

ISBN: 1554580056

Condition: Very good


Lexi, a young Mennonite woman from Saskatchewan, comes to work as housekeeper and nanny for a doctor's family in Waterloo, Ontario, during the Depression. Dr. Gerald Oliver is a handsome philanderer who lives with his neurotic and alcoholic wife, Cammy, and their two children. Lexi soon adapts to modern conveniences, happily wears Cammy's expensive cast off clothes, and is transformed from an innocent into a chic urban beauty. When Lexi is called home to Saskatchewan to care for her dying mother, she returns a changed person. At home, Lexi finds a journal written by her older brother during th... View more info

Open Secrets

By: Alice Munro

Price: $7.99

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1994

Seller ID: 0012119

ISBN: 0771066996

Condition: Very good


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Runaway

By: Alice Munro

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2004

Seller ID: 0038866

ISBN: 0143050710

Condition: Fair


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The Love Of A Good Woman

By: Alice Munro

Price: $7.99

Publisher: M&S: 1998

Seller ID: 0047584

ISBN: 0771066856

Condition: Very good


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Runaway

By: Alice Munro

Price: $7.99

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2004

Seller ID: 0015249

ISBN: 077106506X

Condition: Good


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The View From Castle Rock

By: Alice Munro

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Douglas Gibson: 2006

Seller ID: 0066267

ISBN: 0771065264

Condition: Very good


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The Love Of A Good Woman

By: Alice Munro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1999

Seller ID: 0078215

ISBN: 0140281940

Condition: Good


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Dear Life

By: Alice Munro

Price: $7.99

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2012

Seller ID: 0119994

ISBN: 0771064861

Condition: Very good


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Family Furnishings

By: Alice Munro

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Knopf: 2014

Seller ID: 0121426

ISBN: 1101874104

Condition: Good


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Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You

By: Alice Munro

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NAL: 1975

Seller ID: 0125013

Condition: Good


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Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage

By: Alice Munro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2001

Seller ID: 0129610

ISBN: 0143054546

Condition: Good


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Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage

By: Alice Munro

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Penguin Canada: 2001

Seller ID: 0036284

ISBN: 0143012312

Condition: Very good


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Effigy

By: Alissa York

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2007

Seller ID: 0116461

ISBN: 0679314733

Condition: Very good


A stunning novel of loss, memory, despair and deliverance by one of Canada's best young fiction writers, set on a Mormon ranch in nineteenth-century Utah. Dorrie, a shock-pale child with a mass of untameable black hair, cannot recall anything of her life before she recovered from an illness at seven. A solitary child, she spends her spare time learning the art of taxidermy, completely fascinated by the act of bringing new and eternal life to the bodies of the dead. At fourteen, her parents marry her off to Erastus Hammer, a polygamous horse breeder and renowned hunter, who does not want to... View more info

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No Great Mischief

By: Alistair MacLeod

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Emblem: 2001

Seller ID: 0033017

ISBN: 0771055706

Condition: Fair


Alexander MacDonald guides us through his family's mythic past as he recollects the heroic stories of his people: loggers, miners, drinkers, adventurers; men forever in exile, forever linked to their clan. There is the legendary patriarch who left the Scottish Highlands in 1779 and resettled in "the land of trees," where his descendents became a separate Nova Scotia clan. There is the team of brothers and cousins, expert miners in demand around the world for their dangerous skills. And there is Alexander and his twin sister, who have left Cape Breton and prospered, yet are haunted by the past.... View more info

Inside [Heather's Pick]

By: Alix Ohlin

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Anansi: 2012

Seller ID: 0095054

ISBN: 1770892060

Condition: Very good


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Wall Of War

By: Allan Hudson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: South Branch Scribbler: 2017

Seller ID: 0132024N

ISBN: 1988291011

Condition: New Book


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Wanderlust

By: Allison Watson

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Self Published: 2013

Seller ID: 0108791

ISBN: 0992168805

Condition: Very good


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The Birth House

By: Ami McKay

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2007

Seller ID: 0059943

ISBN: 0676977731

Condition: Very good


The Birth House is the story of Dora Rare, the first daughter to be born in five generations of Rares. As a child in an isolated village in Nova Scotia, she is drawn to Miss Babineau, an outspoken Acadian midwife with a gift for healing. Dora becomes Miss B.'s apprentice, and together they help the women of Scots Bay through infertility, difficult labours, breech births, unwanted pregnancies and even unfulfilling sex lives. Filled with details as compelling as they are surprising, The Birth House is an unforgettable tale of the struggles women have faced to have control of their own bodies and... View more info

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The Virgin Cure

By: Ami Mckay

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2012

Seller ID: 0109031

ISBN: 0676979572

Condition: Good


The much-anticipated follow-up to "The Birth House," "The Virgin Cure "secures Ami McKay's place as one of our most powerful storytellers. "I am Moth, a girl from the lowest part of Chrystie Street, born to a slum-house mystic and the man who broke her heart."" ""The Virgin Cure "begins in the tenements of lower Manhattan in the year 1871. A series of betrayals lead Moth, at only twelve years old, to the wild, murky world of the Bowery, where eventually she meets Miss Everett, the owner of a brothel simply known as "The Infant School." Miss Everett caters to gentlemen who pay de... View more info

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Asylum

By: Andre Alexis

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Emplem: 2008

Seller ID: 0139759

ISBN: 0771006705

Condition: Very good


Alexis's long-awaited second novel follows his award-winning Childhood. Set in Ottawa during the Mulroney years, Asylum is Andre Alexis's sweeping, edged-in-satire, yet deeply serious tale of intertwined lives and fortunes, of politics and vain ambition, of the building of a magnificent prison, of human fallibility, of the search for refuge, of the impossibility of love, and of finding home. Whether he is taking us into the machinations of a government office or into the mysterious workings of the human heart, Alexis is always alert to the humour and the profound truth of any situation. Hi... View more info