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French Canada & Gaspe Peninsula by Rail

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXCND206

Item EXCND206. Buy these 3 items as a set for $34 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

Ontario Wildlife

CND284
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552839
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-up, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife in Ontario.
$8.95

Quebec Map

CND26
ITMB
ITMB
2013
1
1927391199
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy traveler's map, presented in color at a scale of 1:1,750,000.
$9.95

Montreal Map

CND104
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2006
2
3897075458
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, laminated map of the city center of Montreal.
$8.95

Fodor's Montreal's 25 Best

CND41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2014
128
0804143471
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to Montreal, this slim book includes an excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on its highlights, including restaurant recommendations and sightseeing.
$13.99

A Taste of Quebec

CND181
Julian Armstrong
Hippocrene Books
2001
200
0781809029
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
1
Featuring new recipes as well as traditional favorites, this survey of food in Quebec makes for a nice cookbook. It also incorporates history, culture and folklore to distinguish the culinary diversity found throughout the province.
$19.95

Canada and Quebec: One Country, Two Histories

CND69
Robert Bothwell
University of British Columbia Press
1999
296
0774806532
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
An in-depth look at Canada-Quebec relations through interviews with prominent Canadian figures.
$34.95

Identities in North America, The Search for Community

CND14
Robert Earle
Stanford University Press
1995
256
0804724873
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
David Crombie (the former mayor of Toronto) writes on Canadian cities, Mark Pachter takes on American identity, and several politicians debate the Quebec question. It is a stimulating, wonderfully uneven book.
$27.95

Montcalm and Wolfe, The French and Indian War

CND16
Francis Parkman, Caleb Carr (Editor), John Keegan (Introduction)
Perseus
2001
640
0306810778
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This volume, a reprint of the original 1884 edition by the great Francis Parkman, is an extensively researched account of the French and Indian War and of the great generals Montcalm and Wolfe.
$24.95

Wolfe at Quebec, The Man Who Won the French and Indian War

CND67
Christopher Hibbert
Cooper Square Press
1999
208
0815410166
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hibbert brings the campaigns, life at Louisborg and dramatic capture of Quebec in 1759 to life in this tale of the neurotic, complex British general.
$15.95

Arundel

CND43
Kenneth Roberts, N. C. Wyeth (Illustrator)
Down East Books
1995
496
0892723645
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The grand historical novel of Colonel Benedict Arnold's doomed march on Quebec in 1775, told through the eyes of a soldier in the Continental Army. Rich in historical detail.
$18.95

Shadows on the Rock

CND10
Willa Cather
Vintage Books
1995
229
0679764046
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set at the end of the 17th century in rural Quebec, this beautifully realized novel highlights the struggles of the Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land.
$14.00

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

Montreal Map

CND104
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2006
2
3897075458
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, laminated map of the city center of Montreal.
$8.95

Fodor's Montreal's 25 Best

CND41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2014
128
0804143471
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to Montreal, this slim book includes an excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on its highlights, including restaurant recommendations and sightseeing.
$13.99

A Taste of Quebec

CND181
Julian Armstrong
Hippocrene Books
2001
200
0781809029
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
1
Featuring new recipes as well as traditional favorites, this survey of food in Quebec makes for a nice cookbook. It also incorporates history, culture and folklore to distinguish the culinary diversity found throughout the province.
$19.95

Identities in North America, The Search for Community

CND14
Robert Earle
Stanford University Press
1995
256
0804724873
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
David Crombie (the former mayor of Toronto) writes on Canadian cities, Mark Pachter takes on American identity, and several politicians debate the Quebec question. It is a stimulating, wonderfully uneven book.
$27.95

Montcalm and Wolfe, The French and Indian War

CND16
Francis Parkman, Caleb Carr (Editor), John Keegan (Introduction)
Perseus
2001
640
0306810778
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This volume, a reprint of the original 1884 edition by the great Francis Parkman, is an extensively researched account of the French and Indian War and of the great generals Montcalm and Wolfe.
$24.95

Wolfe at Quebec, The Man Who Won the French and Indian War

CND67
Christopher Hibbert
Cooper Square Press
1999
208
0815410166
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hibbert brings the campaigns, life at Louisborg and dramatic capture of Quebec in 1759 to life in this tale of the neurotic, complex British general.
$15.95

Arundel

CND43
Kenneth Roberts, N. C. Wyeth (Illustrator)
Down East Books
1995
496
0892723645
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The grand historical novel of Colonel Benedict Arnold's doomed march on Quebec in 1775, told through the eyes of a soldier in the Continental Army. Rich in historical detail.
$18.95

Shadows on the Rock

CND10
Willa Cather
Vintage Books
1995
229
0679764046
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set at the end of the 17th century in rural Quebec, this beautifully realized novel highlights the struggles of the Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land.
$14.00

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

More Books

The Birdwatcher's Companion to North American Birdlife

NAM21
Christopher W. Leahy, Gordon Morrison (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2006
1072
0691113882
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome, fully illustrated survey of the birds of North America, organized A to Z, covering birds, bird biology, conservation and birdwatching.
$19.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Montreal & Quebec City

CND205
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
128
146545716X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Montreal and Quebec City.
$14.00

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

Insight Guide Canada

CND42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
416
9812585990
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to Canada with essays on history, culture and nature.
$24.95

Know Your Ships

GLK12
Roger LeLievre
Marine Publishing Co.
2016
184
1891849212
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An aficionado's field guide to the ships on the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. The freighter fleets of all the shipping companies are listed along with the vital statistics for each ship.
$18.95

The Last Spike, The Great Railway, 1881-1885

CND179
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
496
0385658419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part two in Berton's exhilarating narrative of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad.
$24.95

Lonely Planet Montreal and Quebec City

CND105
Jeremy Gray
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1743215509
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In its hallmark style, this practical guide to Montreal by Lonely Planet features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing.
$21.99

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

CND231
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1631213466
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
$19.99

My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries and Preoccupations

CND204
Howard Norman
National Geographic
2004
208
0792266307
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
1
For his National Geographic Directions book, Howard Norman returned to Nova Scotia over a period of 30 years to interview local legends and research the folklore of the area. Norman writes with an impressionistic intimacy to create a portrait of an enchan
$20.00

The National Dream, The Great Railway, 1871 to 1881

CND178
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
456
0385658400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part one of the great Berton's exhilarating account of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad, from idea to the start of construction.
$24.95

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

North Country, A Personal Journey

CND02
Howard Frank Mosher
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
260
0395901391
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Mosher captures the spirit of the north in this wonderfully wrought portrait of borderland places and personalities.
$15.95

More Books

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Montreal & Quebec City

CND205
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
128
146545716X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Montreal and Quebec City.
$14.00

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

Insight Guide Canada

CND42
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2013
416
9812585990
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to Canada with essays on history, culture and nature.
$24.95

Know Your Ships

GLK12
Roger LeLievre
Marine Publishing Co.
2016
184
1891849212
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An aficionado's field guide to the ships on the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. The freighter fleets of all the shipping companies are listed along with the vital statistics for each ship.
$18.95

The Last Spike, The Great Railway, 1881-1885

CND179
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
496
0385658419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part two in Berton's exhilarating narrative of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad.
$24.95

Lonely Planet Montreal and Quebec City

CND105
Jeremy Gray
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1743215509
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In its hallmark style, this practical guide to Montreal by Lonely Planet features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing.
$21.99

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

CND231
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1631213466
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
$19.99

My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries and Preoccupations

CND204
Howard Norman
National Geographic
2004
208
0792266307
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
1
For his National Geographic Directions book, Howard Norman returned to Nova Scotia over a period of 30 years to interview local legends and research the folklore of the area. Norman writes with an impressionistic intimacy to create a portrait of an enchan
$20.00

The National Dream, The Great Railway, 1871 to 1881

CND178
Pierre Berton
Doubleday
2002
456
0385658400
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part one of the great Berton's exhilarating account of the boldest project in Canadian history, the building of the transcontinental railroad, from idea to the start of construction.
$24.95

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

North Country, A Personal Journey

CND02
Howard Frank Mosher
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
260
0395901391
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Mosher captures the spirit of the north in this wonderfully wrought portrait of borderland places and personalities.
$15.95

For Kids

The Hockey Sweater

CND135
Roch Carrier, Sheldon Cohen (Illustrator)
Tundra Books
1979
24
0887761747
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A beloved children's book, first published in Canada in both English and French in 1979. It's 1946 in Quebec, and all the boys are sporting Montreal Canadiens sweaters; so imagine young Roch's dismay when his new, mail-order sweater turns out to bear the
$10.99

The Broken Blade

CND175
William Durbin
1998
176
044041184X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When an accident befalls his father, 13-year-old Pierre signs on to work as a fur trader in remote northern Quebec. This novel conjures the rough life of the traders and the early days of French Canada.
$6.99