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  1. Never Rest on Your Ores
    A century ago, a prospector discovered gold at Ontario’s Kirkland Lake and a son was born to British immigrants in Saskatchewan. The boy – Norman Bell Keevil – went on to become a renowned scientist, teacher,... Learn More
    Published: 9th October 2017
    Hardback | £33.00
  2. Wrestling with Life
    George Reinitz was twelve years old when he and his family were taken from Szikszó, Hungary, and deported to Auschwitz, where many of his family members were killed. As a boy on the brink of adolescence, he experienced... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2017
    Hardback | £27.99
  3. My Peerless Story
    In 1951, Alvin Cramer Segal, at the age of eighteen and without a formal education, started working in the factory of his stepfather’s company in Montreal. Today he is the chairman and chief executive officer of the largest... Learn More
    Published: 24th July 2017
    Hardback | £27.99
  4. The Oil Has Not Run Dry
    Born to a Jewish mother and Protestant father in 1923 Berlin, Gregory Baum devoted his career to a humanistic approach to Catholicism. In The Oil Has Not Run Dry, Baum shares recollections about his lifelong commitment to theology,... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2016
    Hardback | £54.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Smitten by Giraffe
    When Anne Innis saw her first giraffe at the age of three, she was smitten. She knew she had to learn more about this marvelous animal. Twenty years later, now a trained zoologist, she set off alone to Africa to study the behaviour... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2016
    Hardback | £27.99
  6. Call Me Giambattista
    What draws a person to the political life? In Call Me Giambattista, John Ciaccia recounts his immigration to Canada from Italy as a small child in 1937 to his retirement from the National Assembly of Quebec in 1998. After studying... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 2015
    Hardback | £33.00
  7. Building Bridges

    Building Bridges

    By Victor C. Goldbloom

    Series Footprints Series

    McGill-Queen's University Press

    A pediatrician, provincial politician, and pioneer of interfaith dialogue, Victor Goldbloom (b. 1923) has led a rich and varied life. Deeply committed to social issues, his dedication to reconciliating French and English, federalists... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2015
    Hardback | £31.00
  8. Expect Miracles
    Expect Miracles is the personal and professional story of a leader in the worlds of business and culture. David Culver narrates his journey from his upbringing in Montreal's Golden Square Mile, through his studies at McGill and... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2014
    Hardback | £27.99
  9. Discovering Confederation
    Janet Ajzenstat is one of Canada's most respected thinkers on the moral and philosophical foundations of responsible government and Confederation. Discovering Confederation is a study of political science over the last forty years... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2014
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £15.99
  10. Harrison McCain
    The only rival to Harrison McCain’s entrepreneurial success was his deep attachment to his Maritime roots. From McCain’s beginnings in Florenceville, New Brunswick, the early mentorship he received from K.C. Irving,... Learn More
    Published: 14th November 2013
    Hardback | £23.99
  11. Blitzkrieg and Jitterbugs
    Elizabeth Hillman enrolled at McGill University the week World War II began. As a freshman writing for the McGill Daily, she covered torchlight football parades and dances at the Ritz Carleton hotel while elsewhere the paper reported... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2012
    Hardback | £27.99
  12. Georges and Pauline Vanier
    Georges and Pauline Vanier follows their lives and travels across the world - from Canadian military life to the League of Nations, from the inner circles of British government to their harrowing escape from Nazi-occupied France... Learn More
    Published: 25th July 2011
    Hardback | £27.99
  13. Crises and Compassion
    Letiche, now in his nineties, provides an intriguing look at the changes that have occurred during his lifetime. Following his Kiev childhood and formative years in Depression-era Montreal, he completed a doctorate at the University... Learn More
    Published: 13th January 2011
    Hardback | £23.99
  14. Alice Street

    Alice Street

    A Memoir

    By Richard Valeriote

    Series Footprints Series

    McGill-Queen's University Press

    Alice Street recounts how Valeriote was born at the sunset of good times and the dawn of hard ones. His mother's fifteenth child, he grew up in an Italian Catholic family on a street full of proud families with a multitude of... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2010
    Hardback | £25.99
  15. I'm from Bouctouche, Me
    Published: 1st August 2009
    Hardback | £25.99
  16. In the Eye of the Wind
    Yokohama, a quiet fishing village when Commodore Matthew Perry arrived with his gunboat diplomacy in the mid-1800s, was quickly transformed into a bustling port for international trade. The change brought affluent foreigners to... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2009
    Hardback | £23.99
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