Books tagged: toronto

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Burned Balls and Other Good Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
Neil Young: Don't Be Denied - The Canadian Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Don't Be Denied charts Neil Young's formative years, from his high school days in Winnipeg, Manitoba through his adventures in Toronto's Yorkville district to his ultimate successes with Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, and as a solo performer. When asked by biographer John Einarson why so little is known of his Canadian years, Young replied, "No one ever asked me!"
Moonlit Days and Nights
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
A Life in the City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
Sebastian's Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,900. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The insightful son of a broken father finds kindness and guidance from a poet who tries to heal their troubled family.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
The People Munroe Mirideau Doesn't Like
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Secur-o-max is the most budget-friendly provider of security systems in the industry. Munroe Mirideau is the company’s on-call investigator. When the system fails to stop a break in, Munroe is tasked with finding out why.
What Lies Behind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.
The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
Timothy Mallborn: The Invisible Boy
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You set the price! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Timothy Mallborn is the autobiography of a boy who disappeared in Toronto's largest shopping mall. After discovering that no one can see him, Timothy fashions a home for himself in the children's section of a department store, tries to communicate with the crowds of people passing all around him and falls in love. Growing up is hard, but it's even harder when you're invisible.