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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXCND408

Item EXCND408. Buy these 4 items as a set for $59 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Island, The Complete Stories

CND73
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
448
0393341186
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Raised in Cape Breton, Alistair MacLeod writes of family, the pull of old Gaelic traditions, love and the landscape and folkways of Nova Scotia in this collection of 16 stories. Winner of the Pen/Malamud Award.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

CND291
Karla Zimmerman
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
288
1742202942
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy, compact guide to Atlantic Canada covers Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island in detail and includes a chapter on Newfoundland and Labrador. With maps, travel information and short essays on culture, attractions and nature.
$19.99

Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Map

CND45
ITMB
ITMB
2008
2
1553682084
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This provincial map (1:400,000) includes Prince Edward Island and adjacent New Brunswick.
$10.95

Bradt Guide Nova Scotia

CND340
2013
Bradt Publications
Guidebook
David Orkin
PAPER
336
1841624543
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the growing series by Bradt, noteworthy for its focus on culture, nature and responsible travel, with plenty of practical travel details.
$21.99

Fodor's Nova Scotia & Atlantic Canada, With New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador

CND306
Inc. (EDT) Fodor's Travel Publications (Editor)
Fodor's
2016
336
1101879807
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With its many photographs, great introductory chapters and practical travel information, this book is an excellent overview of northeast Canada and its attractions for visitors. Featuring separate sections on suggested places to visit, recommended walks,
$19.99

Four Fish

OCE161
Paul Greenberg
Penguin Putnam
2011
320
014311946X
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
New York Times journalist Paul Greenberg interviewed producers, fisherman and conservationists from across the globe for this eyewitness report on the past and future of wild fish, offering sensible alternatives to our current unsustainable interest in ea
$17.00

Atlantic

OCE156
Simon Winchester
HarperCollins
2011
475
0061702625
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The subtitle tells it all -- Winchester squeezes "Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories" into the covers of this latest entertaining and digressive tale.
$15.99

The Day the World Came to Town, 9/11 In Gander, Newfoundland

CND305
Jim Defede
HarperCollins
2003
256
0060559713
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community were called upon to come to the aid of more than
$15.99

The Grey Seas Under

NFL29
Farley Mowat
Lyons Press
2001
341
1585742406
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Mowat captures the drama and courage of the men of the famous Foundation Franklin, an ocean-going tug involved in dozens of rescues at sea between 1930 and 1948.
$18.95

Why I Hate Canadians

CND154
Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
305
1553652797
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
$15.95

Anne of Green Gables

CND39
Lucy Maud Montgomery
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
464
0451528824
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This Norton Critical Edition of the immensely popular 1908 novel includes excerpts from Montgomery's journals, letters and juvenilia, as well as selections by Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron and Louisa May Alcott.
$19.95

Anne of the Island

NFL27
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Puffin
2004
368
0141327367
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Eighteen-year-old Anne leaves P.E.I. for college in Kingsport in this third heartwarming book about red-haired Anne Shirley.
$5.99

Cape Breton Road

CND192
D.R. MacDonald
Harvest Books
2002
304
015601324X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A young car thief from Boston is sent to live with his uncle on Cape Breton Island.
$21.95

Evangeline

CND46
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Pelican Publishing Company
1999
176
1565544749
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Longfellow's epic poem of Evangeline and Gabriel, two lovers separated as a result of the 1755 Acadian deportation from Nova Scotia.
$7.99

Fall on Your Knees

CND49
Ann-Marie MacDonald
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
508
0743237188
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling epic following the lives of a Lebanese-Canadian family from Cape Breton Island throughout the first half of the 20th century; also set in WWI-era Europe and 1920s NYC.
$16.99

No Great Mischief

CND48
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
304
0393341194
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel covering 200 years in the history of a family of Scottish immigrants living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacLeod creates a modern saga of the immigrant experience, familial bonds and life in coastal Canada.
$15.95

The Ice Bridge

CND410
D. R. Macdonald
Counterpoint
2013
353
1619021188
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MacDonald sets this lyrical romance on a on isolated Cape Breton island in the 1990
$26.00

Cod, A Biography of a Fish That Changed the World

OCE10
Mark Kurlansky
Penguin Putnam
2009
294
0140275010
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A sparkling extended essay on the cod, looking at the importance of the fish to cuisine and history, as well as to Scandinavian, American and Canadian commerce.
$16.00

The Atlantic Coast, A Natural History

USE540
Harry Thurston
Douglas & McIntyre
2012
327
1553654463
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Thurston illuminates the geology, plant and animal life and nature of the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland and Labrador through the Maritime Provinces and the Northeastern United States south to Cape Hatteras in this illustrated, engaging survey.
$39.95

The Whale

BST144
Philip Hoare
Ecco Press
2011
256
0061976202
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A deeply engaging meditation on all things whale. Hoare saves his special love and attention for the sperm whale -- not only via a beautiful literary analysis of Moby Dick, but also by indulging in a childhood fantasy and actually swimming with whales in
$15.99

A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife

NAM24
Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. Lynch (Illustrator)
Yale University Press
2005
221
0300106580
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive pocket guide to commonly encountered marine mammals, seabirds and other marine life of Northeastern North America, from North Carolina to Newfoundland and the Canadian Maritimes.
$19.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

USE262
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
464
0307957918
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically-specific version of the Sibley Guide with all-new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird with status, habitat, range, voice and identifying marks.
$19.95

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Moon Handbook Atlantic Canada

2017
550
Andrew Hempstead
CAN02
PAPER
Guidebook
1631214853
Avalon Travel Publishing
6/6/2017
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island. With regional maps and detailed descriptions of St. John's and other points of interest, along with an overview of the people, wildlife and history of the region.
$23.99

Nova Scotia, A Colourguide

CND89
Stephen Poole, Al Kingsbury, Keith Vaughan
Formac Publishing
2009
216
0887808646
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A slim, region-by-region guide to Nova Scotia, featuring hundreds of color photographs. Published in Canada, it is a nice introduction to the province and its various attractions. Sixth edition.
$19.95

For Kids

Stories from Where We Live, The North Atlantic Coast

USE252
Sara St. Antoine, Paul Mirocha (Illustrator), Trudy Nicholson (Illustrator)
Milkweed Editions
2004
290
1571316434
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A substantial anthology of writings about this North American ecoregion, from Newfoundland south to Delaware -- wonderfully useful as a young person's guide to people, nature and place. Ages 9 to 14.
$10.95