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绿山墙下的约定:加拿大著名作家露西.蒙哥马利追踪(图版中文游记)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
一百多年来,一位红发的雀斑小女孩,赢得了世界各地5000万读者的心。她,就是世界文学经典“绿山墙的安”的主角安。 小说的作者露西.蒙哥马利,在读者的要求和驱动下,也开始安系列小说的创作,达8部之多,成为世界文学的经典。 小说的读者,有文豪马克.吐温,伟人丘吉尔,英国王妃凯特等。那些寄托着童年梦想的读者,甚至纷纷起程去王子岛,以验证读小说时的印象。 “绿山墙下的约定”的作者,是定居在多伦多的一位中国人,更是露西的当代粉丝。他,曾驱车6000多公里,前去王子岛追寻露西的一个个踪迹;更在四季的轮转中,踏遍了露西在安大略所走过的土地。 作为多伦多许多华文报刊的专栏或专稿作者,他曾把这些寻访的经历,写下了系列博文。因为图文并茂,娓娓道来,所以赢得了许多网友的追捧。后来,又在报刊上登载。全部的图文,就是这本书册。读完再去,才更精彩。本书一定能为您的露西追踪之旅添彩。 ISBN:97813
Darker Than
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
"Where am I?" asked Winter. "And where's that--wolf-thing--you were with..." "Please call me Lucius," he said serenely. "And that 'wolf-thing', as you keep calling him, really is my friend. To put this rather bluntly: Jerome is a werewolf." "Oh sure," she scoffed. "Right--and I suppose you're a werewolf too...?!" "No, my dear--I am a vampire."
A Simple Rendezvous
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A sixteen-year-old innocent engages an online acquaintance to usher her into a brand new life. Short story.
Holier Than Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Purple Poppy Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
In Holier Than Life, Fauzia Rafique presents English poems written in three languages, to blend the voices of self in a full and unified presentation. Intelligence, embodiment, engagement: these are the aspects of woman that surge to the fore and fall back again, as poem by poem, the author moves us through the vastness of the world. - Joanne Arnott, author of Wiles of Girlhood and Mother Time
苇明纪念文集(中文人物追思)
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
Dream Caster
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Bookkus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sixteen-year-old Weaver seeks cover in a hidden refuge among the remains of a ruined city. In the midst of building a new life, Weaver discovers that he has the amazing power to cast his dreams into reality. Weaver must learn to accept his role as a dream caster and master his new power, before his new home and humanity are destroyed.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
Nonfic 1 (Short essays and true stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Web of Life Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a non-fiction collection containing essays and observations. Contents: Happy 50th Anniversary Twilight Zone!, My Co-Dependent Apple Relationship, Iggy And The Stooges, Toronto, June 2010, Turning Forty, Ratdog @ Massey Hall, Toronto, October 29, 2003 - and more. Bonus: Free Sample of "Robot Town" By David Sloma
Forever Fredless
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: British English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Kate Robinson has spent the past two decades yearning to find her soul mate, the boy she found and then lost during a family holiday. Shortly after her twenty-eighth birthday, however, she inherits a fortune from an old family friend and becomes something of an overnight celebrity. Can her new-found fame lead her to him after all this time?
Aban's Accension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Aban unexpectedly inherits a house in the big city with a mysterious male tenant. She disobeys her parents to go see, intending to return home to the safety of her small town. What she finds instead upends her life and everything she has believed.