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Essential Reading Package-EXCND472

MONTREAL. Buy these 4 items as a set for $55 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

Last Night in Montreal

CND454
Emily St. John Mandel
Penguin Putnam
2015
240
1101911956
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Unable to remember her own dark past and hunted by both a private detective and an ex-lover, Lilia Albert holes up in Montreal, determined to learn her own secrets before her history catches up with her. The debut novel by a National Book Award finalist.
$15.95

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.
$16.99

Montreal Map

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

Quebec Map

CND467
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
1
2067208748
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Perfect for drivers, Michelin's one-sided map of all Quebec presents the southern (most populous) part of the province, as far north as Port Cartier. With insets of Montreal and Quebec City. Scaled at 1:1,100,000.
$12.95

Secret Montreal, An Unusual Guide

CND441
Philippe Renault
National Book Network
2015
256
2361951096
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Leading travelers away from crowds, the Secret Guide series favors the underground, the funky, the unusual and the highly memorable.
$23.95

Xenophobe's Guide to the Canadians

CND402
Vaughn Roste
Trafalgar Square
2009
85
190604225X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This irreverent pocket guide to cultural awareness is both insightful -- and entertaining.
$7.95

Feast, Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip

CND478
Dana Vanveller, Lindsay Anderson
Random House
2017
304
0147529719
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
The diversity and complexity of Canada are represented in this collection of favorite dishes and drinks, collected on a 23,000-mile road trip across the Great White North.
$28.00

A Little History of Canada

CND398
H. V. Nelles
Oxford University Press
2011
228
0195445627
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A whirlwind history of Canada, focusing on the enduring theme of transformation. Nells incorporates the latest research including: Canada-US relations post 9/11, immigration and global warming.
$24.95

A People's History of Quebec

CAN6
Robin Philbot, Jacques Lacoursiere
Independent Publishers Group
2010
206
098124050X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This swift overview of Quebec’s 450-year history by a leading historian covers everything from the earliest days of colonization to the province’s recent efforts to gain independence. Includes a helpful timeline.
$19.95

Canada, An Illustrated History

CND480
Derek Hayes
Perseus
2017
296
1771621206
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Grand and far-reaching, this visual compendium provides a full view of Canada and its story. Hayes presents trivia and historical anecdotes alongside 450 illustrations, over 200 photographs and historical maps. A dramatic miscellany recommended for Canadians and non-Canadians alike.
$36.95

Champlain's Dream

CND404
David Hackett Fischer
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2009
834
1416593330
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this stunningly researched and engaging biography, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Hackett Fischer weaves together the epic story of soldier and explorer Samuel de Champlain, a colonizer of North America who spent 30 years bringing his vision of a New France to life.
$46.99

Historical Atlas of Canada, Canada's History Illustrated With Original Maps

CND450
Derek Hayes
Douglas & McIntyre
2015
272
177162079X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Covering over 1,000 years of Canadian history (from above), this historical atlas includes previously unpublished maps, charts and illustrations, newly discovered in archives and libraries from around the world.
$34.95

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

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
1/1/2112
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

The Canadian Frontier, 1534-1760

CND356
W. J. Eccles
University of New Mexico Press
1983
258
082630706X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A popular, groundbreaking academic history of New France in the colonial era.
$29.95

The War That Made America, A Short History of the French and Indian War

USA157
Fred Anderson
Penguin Putnam
2006
320
0143038044
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Anderson (Crucible of War) illuminates relations between the Indians, French and British in 18th-century North America.
$19.00

Three Weeks in Quebec City: The Meeting That Made Canada

CAN7
Christopher Moore
Random House
2015
272
0670065250
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting history of the earliest drafting of a Canadian national constitution during the Quebec Conference of 1864.
$35.00

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

Montreal Then and Now

CND442
Alan Hustak
Thunder Bay Press
2015
144
1626863865
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This installment in the Then and Now series takes stock of Montreal’s evolution by placing antique photographs side-by-side with contemporary ones. It peels back the years so that readers can see city fixtures as they once were.
$19.95

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

Lullabies for Little Criminals

CND314
Heather O'Neill
HarperCollins Publishers
2016
368
0062468472
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A new, deluxe edition of the international bestseller. O'Neill's tragicomedy of coming of age in Montreal in the 1980s was shortlisted for the Orange Prize.
$15.99

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 Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land.
$15.00

Surfacing

CND224
Margaret Atwood
Doubleday
1998
208
0385491050
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
One of Atwood’s earliest novels, a suspenseful yarn about a young woman who becomes entangled in affairs, mysteries and the haunting draw of nature as she searches for her missing father on an island off the coast of northern Quebec.
$14.95

Varieties of Exile

CND267
Mavis Gallant, Russell Banks (Introduction)
NYRB
2003
400
1590170601
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Wonderful stories set mostly in Gallant's native Montreal, a city starkly divided between working-class French Catholics and genteel English Protestants.
$16.95

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 logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs! With winning illustrations and an indisputably Canadian theme, this is a fine travel companion for children 6 to 9. With terrific illustrations adapted by animator Sheldon Cohen from his short film.
$10.99

Good Night Montreal

CND423
Adam Gamble
Perseus
2007
20
1602190127
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This board book in the Good Night series introduces young readers to important attractions, activities and locales in the Montreal area through common greetings and color illustrations.
$9.95

The Big Book of Canada, Exploring the Provinces and Territories

CND475
Christopher Moore
Random House
2017
256
1101918942
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Crossing Canada from east to west, this historical and political overview stops at the country's most fascinating places and introduces readers to its influential citizens.
$34.99

More Books

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

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

Frommer's EasyGuide to Montreal and Quebec City

CND412
Frommer's
Frommer's
2015
288
1628871903
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
EasyGuides are full of practical, easy to absorb information and emphasize authentic experiences. This lightweight guide highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$14.95

Guyana

SAM201
Rhonda Mullins (Translator), Elise Turcotte
Coach House Press
2014
176
1552452921
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Montreal resident Ana copes with the loss of her husband by compulsively investigating the suicide of her son’s beloved hairdresser, a woman from Guyana who lived through the Jonestown Massacre.
$17.95

Canada, Images of the Land

CND455
J. Kraulis
Firefly Books
2015
224
1770856242
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From the country's expansive prairies and forests to its magnificent coastline, the 200-plus images in this oversized photo book capture the sublime and staggeringly diverse landscape of Canada.
$49.95

Across Canada by Story, A Coast-to-coast Literary Adventure

CND457
Douglas Gibson
Aa Balkema
2015
280
1770412530
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of Canada’s premier storytellers compiles literary gems featuring his country’s preeminent writers. Inspired by the power of great stories, the raconteur guides readers from Haida Gwaii to Labrador with pieces on Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Alistair MacLeod, Michael Ondaatje and many more.
$22.95

Lonely Planet Montreal City Map

CND486
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1
1786576619
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's attractive map of Montreal is scaled so that one inch equals 0.1 miles and features sights and a helpful inset of the transit system. Printed on durable, waterproof Tyvek, the map also slips into a protective jacket.
$7.99

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