Books tagged: winnipeg

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My Journey with Carli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this story, the author shares his personal experiences during his many visits with Carli Ward, a 25-year-old woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The author covers his emotional first meeting with Carli through to her eventual death eight months later, adding details of her background and life story.
Neil Young: Don't Be Denied - The Canadian Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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!"
The Official Guide to Being a Winnipeg Cheapskate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by SpeakFree Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Let's face it: Winnipeggers are cheap... and we're damn proud of our thriftiness. There is so much emphasis on living a Hollywood lifestyle that the appreciation of hard-earned money is easily forgotten. On the Canadian Prairies we value what we make and each of us comes up with ways to cut corners and save pennies.
Good Night Old Man
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,990. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Today, we still have radio and telephone – each very much advanced but telegraph collapsed in Canada on May 30th, 1972, and our beautiful language died. In the ‘40s and ‘50s, I worked and conversed in Morse code every day. For those born after 1972, Morse code was an electrical language people used to communicate with one another all over the world. I left it in the final decade of its life.
The Heart of Stone
Price: Free! Words: 20,870. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Not everyone who turns is a victim. Not every victim needs to be turned. During the 2nd World War, Halen Marcus survived horrors and nightmares most did not. But it was the horrors at home that would ultimately lead to his damnation. A Gothic tale for vampire lovers everywhere.
Cowboy Ending - Overdrive: Book One
Series: Overdrive, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Joe is a bouncer at the hottest nightclub in Winnipeg. Struggling with debt, his mother’s ill health and uncontrollable asensitivity to all things electrical he doesn’t have time to worry about Winnipeg's dark side. But with women going missing and the police at their wits end what’s a hard luck bouncer supposed to do when violence gets in his face? He saddles up and sends his life into overdrive
Take Her and Run
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Desperate to protect a young girl from further abuse at the had of her father, Ungelica takes her and flees the province. They embark on a journey across Canada with only a vague idea of where they might end up. Bittersweet memories and regrets haunt Ungelica along with fear of discovery as she tries to make new, happier memories for her precious little girl.
A Storied Winnipeg: Fables and Local Legends
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This collection is about the tension between the taut grasp and thrust that is the largest city in Manitoba, its nodes of the two universities, the vortex that draws us, the lodestone of our ungovernable attraction and wary repulsion. A city of extremes, Winnipeg is only slowly coming into words, and those words are abrupt and sprawling, glittering and soiled, ecstatic and forlorn.
Outlaw Justice - Overdrive: Book Two
Series: Overdrive. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A few months ago Joe made a choice to get involved. Women were going missing in the City of Winnipeg and he knew he had to power to help. Sadly women are still going missing today, but getting involved was a choice that changed his life. Joe is about to make another choice. Because a friend asked him for a favour.
Heavens to Bessie: The Weird, Wonderful Story of a Girl and Her Cow
Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is the story of a unique yet beautiful friendship between a little Polish girl and her pet cow. The two form a special bond and become inseparable until the little girl's family is forced to flee Poland as World War II is set to begin. Johanna must leave her farm and her pet cow behind.