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42 Years in the Realm of the Czar and the Soviets

This is a book about the Danish painter Miss Theodora Krarup's experiences in St. Petersburg, later Leningrad, 1896 - 1938.

$7.00
Diary of a Lake

Glacier Lake, in the geographical heart of the Mackenzie Mountains is a mecca for rock climbers and for canoeists on the upper South Nahanni River. The big attraction is not the lake, beautiful as it is. All of today's visitors are coming for the Cirque of the Unclimbables, north of the lake. However, this majestic cluster of rock faces wasn't discovered until the Fifties, and the flow of climbers and canoeists didn't begin in earnest until the Sixties. Before that, Glacier Lake attracted quite a different type of visitor: the scientist.

$7.00
English Department of the Spirit

This book is a comprehensive and detailed history of the generic English Department, beginning with the Elizabethan pre-school and grammar school. It shows how the study of the bible and various religious texts gave way to the study of humanistic, classical and literary texts as a politically discreet, socially acceptable method of teaching literacy in English.

$6.00
Forbidden Mountains, Mt Kailash, Tibet

Vivien Lougheed and her long-time friend and colleague took the ultimate adventure. They travelled through the forbidden mountains of Tibet without raising the ire of the Chinese overlords, to visit some of the world's most holy places. These include Mount Kailash, considered by Buddhists to be the navel of the earth, the closest a mortal can get to nirvana. Mount Kailash, bearing the sacred Buddhist symbol, the reverse swastica on its face. It is also the headwaters of the Ganges, the Sutledge, the Brahmaputra and the Indus rivers.

$7.00
From the Corner Table, Peter Miller, Journalist

Anyone with an interest in newspapers and their roles, learned from Pete Miller. They couldn’t help it. It was influence by osmosis. Pete was a gifted and perceptive writer, as this brief collection of columns and articles attest.

$5.00
Kluane National Park, Bock's - Nines Crossover

Kluane National Park; Bock's Brook Nines Creek Crossover takes hikers up either creek with the possibility of exiting the opposite creek. The big draw is the rugged landscape surrounding one of the prettiest lakes in the accessible area of the park. Rock glaciers, ice fields, comfortable camping sites, abundant wildlife and spectacular scenery are all present on this hike.

$2.50
Kluane National Park - Cottonwood Trail

This is the park’s Cadillac trail and one of its most popular. To do this hike you should be totally independent and in moderately fit condition. The trail is a fairly easy, four or five-day hike along a maintained trail with interesting mining history and beautiful scenery.

$2.50
Donjek Glacier

Kluane National Park; Donjek Glacier Hike is an update from Vivien Lougheed’s classic, Kluane National Park Hiking Guide (Third Edition), New Star Press, 2007. The pamphlet guide includes local coordinates in UTM and Lat/Long, sketch maps and color photos. This pamphlet is 18 pages in length and provides details of the hike as well as brief historical notes. This is one of the most spectacular hikes in the park.

$2.50
Kluane National Park - Kaskawulsh Glacier Hike

Kluane National Park; Kaskawulsh Glacier Hike (Slim's West) is an update from Vivien Lougheed’s classic, Kluane National Park Hiking Guide (Third Edition), New Star Press, 2007. The pamphlet guide includes local coordinates in UTM and Lat/Long, sketch maps and color photos. Fourteen pages in length this booklet provides details of the hike as well as brief historical notes. This is one of the most spectacular hikes in the park.

$2.50
Kluane National Park, Lowell Glacier Overland Trail Guide Cover

Kluane National Park; Lowell Glacier Hike is an update from Vivien Lougheed’s classic, Kluane National Park Hiking Guide (Third Edition), New Star Press, 2007. The pamphlet guide includes local coordinates in UTM and Lat/Long, sketch maps and color photos. This pamphlet is 14 pages in length and provides details of the hike as well as brief historical notes. This is one of the most spectacular hikes in the park.

$2.50
Kluane Saga

Kluane Saga presents the ten-day adventure of two teams of hikers in Kluane National Park in the Yukon. They enter the park from opposite directions with the expectation of meeting in the middle but due to haps and mishaps, this doesn't happen.

$7.00
Nahanni National Park - Cirque of the Unclimbables Hike

Nahanni National Park; Cirque of the Unclimbables Hike is an update from John Harris’s classic, Tungsten John, Attempts to reach the South Nahanni River, New Star Press, 2000, with Trail Information by Vivien Lougheed. This pamphlet guide includes local coordinates in UTM and Lat/Long, sketch maps and color photos. This pamphlet is 27 pages in length and provides details of the hike, the side trip up Frost Creek as well as brief historical notes. This is the most spectacular hike in the park.

$2.50
Sermon on the Mont: Louis Dudek's Post-Modernist Cantos, cover

In 1980 Frank Davey, the first Canadian critic to use the term “postmodern” and to refer to himself as postmodernist, identified Louis Dudek as the first Canadian poet “to move significantly towards that multiplicity of possibilities we know today as postmodernism.” Other postmodernists agreed, while modernist critics either ignored Dudek or questioned his importance as a poet or critic.

$1.50
Shafted - A Mystery

Auxiliary cop Margo Jamieson’s discovery of a nasty note in a dead man’s golf jacket sends her to local historian John Larssen for help. The conflicting agendas of an old prospector, a rich eco-activist, a couch-surfing teen and a mess of misplaced desire take them behind the picturesque façade of Smithers, a mountain town in northern British Columbia. This is the nineties, before cell phones and the internet, and they need to rely on paper files, face-to-face meetings and old-fashioned telephones to unravel a tangled web of festering grudges, phony mineral claims, blackmail, and murder.

$7.50