Our Lives: Diary, Memoir, and Letters Series

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  1. Under the Nakba Tree
    In this moving memoir, a Palestinian man recalls his childhood in Canada and the struggles he faced at the intersection of indigeneity, national identity, and marginality.... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2019
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Amma’s Daughters
    As a precocious young girl, Surekha knew very little about the details of her mother Amma’s unusual past and that of Babu, her mysterious and sometimes absent father. The tense, uncertain family life created by her parents’... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2018
    Paperback | £26.99
  3. The Wolves at My Shadow
    Ingelore Rothschild was twelve years old when she was whisked out of her home in 1936. It was her first step on a cross-continent journey to Japan, where she and her parents sought refuge from rising anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2017
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. Leaving Iran
    An intimate portrait of one family’s displacement after the 1979 Iranian Revolution and their search for identity.... Learn More
    Published: 20th January 2016
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun
    A poor man’s first-hand account of the punishing realities of daily life in Haiti from the final years of the Duvalier dictatorship to the year following the 2010 earthquake.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 2014
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. Mission Life in Cree-Ojibwe Country
    The previously unpublished memoirs of mother and son from a prominent missionary family living near Norway House in the early 1900s.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2014
    Paperback | £26.99
  8. Xwelíqwiya
    Here the story of a B.C. First Nations woman, whose people were for many years both silent and silenced, is carefully recorded.... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2013
    Paperback | £33.00
  9. Man Proposes, God Disposes
    A crystal clear evocation of another time and place and a compelling meditation on hope and loss.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2013
    Paperback | £26.99
  10. Letters from the Lost
    On March 15, 1939, Helen Waldstein’s father snatched his stampedexit visa from a distracted clerk to escape from Prague with his wifeand child. As the Nazis closed in on a war-torn Czechoslovakia, onlyletters from their extended... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2010
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. A Very Capable Life
    Zarah Petri was just a little girl when her family left Hungary to finda new life in Canada in the 1920s. She showed spunk and a greatimagination that would serve her well as a new immigrant and youngmarried woman. Zarah and her... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2009
    Paperback | £21.99