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Prince Edward Island & Nova Scotia

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-EXCND348

Item EXCND348. Buy these 1 items as a set for $37 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Lonely Planet Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

CND291
Karla Zimmerman
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
288
1786573342
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

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 eating mostly sea bass, cod, salmon and tuna.
$17.00

Out of Old Nova Scotia Kitchens

CND388
Marie Nightingale
National Book Network
2011
227
1551097893
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
1
Marie Nightingale brings together traditional Nova Scotia recipes and the stories of the people who cooked them.
$17.95

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

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

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

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

Burden of Desire

CND23
Robert MacNeil
Harvest Books
1998
482
015600609X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
An intricate, suspenseful novel of love and war set against the backdrop of the 1917 explosion that destroyed the north end of Halifax.
$25.95

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

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

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

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

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

Northeastern Seashore Life

USE235
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551603
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-out guide to seashore animals from Labrador to Massachusetts.
$7.95

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

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 eating mostly sea bass, cod, salmon and tuna.
$17.00

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Northeastern Seashore Life

USE235
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551603
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-out guide to seashore animals from Labrador to Massachusetts.
$7.95

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

More Books

The Bird Artist

NFL06
Howard Norman
St. Martin's Press
1995
320
0312130279
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Memorably set in a remote coastal village in 1911, this vivid book is the tale of an odd local man who murdered the lighthouse keeper. It's as much about human character and motivation as it is about Newfoundland.
$18.00

The Boat Who Wouldn't Float

NFL02
055327788X
1989
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
208
Farley Mowat
Bantam Doubleday
0
0
0
0
A laugh-out-loud account of Mowat's determination to refurbish and sail a clunky old boat in the not-always-forgiving waters of Newfoundland.
$5.99

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

NFL08
0385495439
Wayne Johnston
1999
Literature
PAPER
562
Doubleday
0
0
0
0
A probing fictional biography of Joseph Smallwood, first premier of the newly created Atlantic province of Newfoundland. It's a hilarious account of a strange man in an even stranger place.
$17.00

Guide to the Offshore Wildlife of the Northern Atlantic

ATL11
Michael H. Tove
University of Texas Press
2001
272
0292781717
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An oversize field guide to the seabirds, ocean mammals and turtles found off Atlantic shores north of the Tropic of Cancer featuring 39 excellent color plates and extensive descriptive information.
$24.95

The Maine Reader, The Down East Experience, 1614 to Present

USE57
Charles Shain (Editor)
David R. Godine
1997
524
1567920780
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
An excellent anthology covering the gamut of the state's culture and history, from early European explorers to the 20th century works of Carolyn Chute, Rachel Carson and John McPhee.
$20.95

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

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.
$15.00

The Shipping News

NFL03
E. Annie Proulx
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1994
337
0671510053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An international bestseller that put Newfoundland on the world stage, this lyrical novel conjures the tough life of a recently divorced journalist struggling to get through the day in a remote fishing town.
$16.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

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 enchanting place and its people.
$20.00

Wild Nova Scotia

CND290
Len Wagg (Photographer), Bob Bancroft
Down East Books
2007
86
1551096137
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A collection of stunning color photographs of Nova Scotia's landscapes and wildlife, from butterflies and blossoms to rocky coastlines, river valleys and mist-shrouded lakes.
$29.95

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

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

Cape Breton Road

CND192
D.R. MacDonald
Lightning Source
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

More Books

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

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

The Boat Who Wouldn't Float

NFL02
055327788X
1989
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
208
Farley Mowat
Bantam Doubleday
0
0
0
0
A laugh-out-loud account of Mowat's determination to refurbish and sail a clunky old boat in the not-always-forgiving waters of Newfoundland.
$5.99

The Shipping News

NFL03
E. Annie Proulx
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1994
337
0671510053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An international bestseller that put Newfoundland on the world stage, this lyrical novel conjures the tough life of a recently divorced journalist struggling to get through the day in a remote fishing town.
$16.00

The Bird Artist

NFL06
Howard Norman
St. Martin's Press
1995
320
0312130279
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Memorably set in a remote coastal village in 1911, this vivid book is the tale of an odd local man who murdered the lighthouse keeper. It's as much about human character and motivation as it is about Newfoundland.
$18.00

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.
$15.00

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

NFL08
0385495439
Wayne Johnston
1999
Literature
PAPER
562
Doubleday
0
0
0
0
A probing fictional biography of Joseph Smallwood, first premier of the newly created Atlantic province of Newfoundland. It's a hilarious account of a strange man in an even stranger place.
$17.00

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

Guide to the Offshore Wildlife of the Northern Atlantic

ATL11
Michael H. Tove
University of Texas Press
2001
272
0292781717
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An oversize field guide to the seabirds, ocean mammals and turtles found off Atlantic shores north of the Tropic of Cancer featuring 39 excellent color plates and extensive descriptive information.
$24.95

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

Cape Breton Road

CND192
D.R. MacDonald
Lightning Source
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