Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Canada Day - Light up the sky, or fireworks in the fog

Light up the sky with a selection of fiction titles celebrating Canada's past.

Roughing it in the Bush
The Outlander by Gil Adamson
The Bride Ship by Deborah Hale
The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
Phantom Ships by Claude Le Bouthillier
Cristoforo: Strange Tales of a Singular Traveler by Willie Thomas
The Black Robe by Brian Moore
Bloodbrothers by Robert Wall
Tranter's Tree by H.R. Percy
Running West by James Houston
The Gold Hunters by James Curwood

Pre-Twentieth Century
The Halifax Connection by Marie Jakober
MacDonald by Roy MacSkimming
Kamouraska by Anne Hebert

The Great War
The Famished Lover by Alan Cumyn
The Wars by Timothy Findley
Passchendaele by Paul Gross

The Depression
North of Smokey by David Doucettle
Cabbagetown by Hugh Garner

World War II
The Factory Voice by Jeanette Lynes
Transgression by James Nichol
Where White Horse Gallop by Beatrice MacNeil
Just For a Day or Two by Truman Layton
Turvey by Earle Birney
Itsuka by Joy Kogawa

The Immigrant Experience
Oonagh by Mary Tilberg
The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
Flesh and Blood by Kenneth Radu

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