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Mountain and the Valley
Ernest Buckler
0771099525
November 1989
Mass Market Paperback
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Book Description
The Mountain and the Valley is an affectionate portrait of David Canaan, a sensitive boy who becomes increasingly aware of the difference that sets him apart from his family and his neighbours. David’s desire to write is the secret that gives this haunting story its detailed focus and its poignant theme.

Set in the years leading up to World War II and against the backdrop of the Annapolis Valley’s natural beauty, The Mountain and the Valley captures a young man’s spiritual awakening and the gradual growth of artistic vision.

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Thanks for Listening: Stories and Short Fictions
Ernest Buckler
0889204381
July 2004
Paperback
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Mitchell: The Life Of W.O. Mitchell: The Years Of Fame, 1948-1998
Ormond Mitchell
0771061080
October 2005
Hardcover
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Review
"A book so engaging and sprawling with life that I read it all in a two-day binge"
–David Carpenter, November 19, 2005, Globe and Mail

"Candid and lively….the book succeeds on both academic and popular grounds."
–Stewart Brown; November 26, 2005, The Hamilton Spectator

"The first virtue of this excellent biography is that it gives us the writer as well as the person in all of his complexity and contradictions."
–Neil Besner, Dean of arts at the University of Winnipeg, December 4, 2005, Winnipeg Free Press

"Thoughtful and tender of heart"
–Bill Richardson, December 17, 2005, The National Post

"I predict a good life for this biography. If you read enough of those unforgiving memoirs by...


Unreal Country: Modernity in the Canadian Novel in English
Glenn Willmott
0773523960
September 2002
Hardcover
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