Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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Man Proposes, God Disposes

Recollections of a French Pioneer

By Pierre Maturié; Introduction by Gilles Cadrin; Translated by Vivian Bosley
Athabasca University Press

A crystal clear evocation of another time and place and a compelling meditation on hope and loss.

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Icons of Danish Modernity

Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen

University of Washington Press

This lively study brings its central characters to life while offering an original, thought provoking analysis of the origins and permutations of Danish modernism and Danish national identity – issues that continue to be significant in today's multi-ethnic Denmark.

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Voyage of a Summer Sun

Canoeing the Columbia River

Oregon State University Press
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Boundless Optimism

Richard McBride's British Columbia

UBC Press

Boundless Optimism is the definitive biography of Premier Richard McBride and a revealing portrait of British Columbia during a time of great volatility and great expectations.

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Four Thousand Hooks

A True Story of Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska

University of Washington Press
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Where the Salmon Run

The Life and Legacy of Billy Frank Jr.

University of Washington Press, Published with Office of the Secretary of State’s Washington State Heritage Center Legacy Project

Trova Heffernan recounts the story of Billy Frank Jr, who fought for tribal fishing rights and he emerged as one of the most influential Northwest Indians in modern history.

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