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Alfred Maudslay and the Maya : A Biography
by Ian Graham
(Hardcover -- June )

Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture
by Jonathan Waterman
Banff Book Awards Best Adventure Travel Book of 2001
(Hardcover -- March 27, )

The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the Northwest Passage and The North Pole, 1818-1909
by Pierre Berton
Paperback from The Lyons Press

Around Lake Memphremagog
by Bea Aldrich Nelson, Barbara Kaiser Malloy
Paperback from Arcadia

The Black Devil Brigade : The True Story of the First Special Service Force in World War II
by Joseph A. Springer
Listed under Canada at War

Canadian History for Dummies
by Will Ferguson
Paperback from CDG Books Canada, Inc. / Macmillan Canada

Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada
by American Association for State and Local History (Editor), et al
(Textbook Binding -- January 15, )

Emily Carr (The Canadians)
by Rosemary Neering
Listed under Emily Carr

Powering the Future: The Ballard Fuel Cell and the Race to Change the World
by Tom Koppel
(Hardcover -- September 29, )

Jack London : Novels and Stories : Call of the Wild / White Fang / The Sea-Wolf / Klondike and Other Stories (Library of America)
by Jack London, Donald Pizer (Editor)
(Hardcover -- November 1982)

The Illustrated History of Canada
by Robert Craig Brown (Editor), Craig Brown (Editor)
(Paperback -- September )

Grey Owl: Three Complete and Unabridged Canadian Classics
by Grey Owl
(Paperback -- April )

A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada
by Mark A. Noll
(Paperback -- August 1992)

How to Be a Canadian: Even If You Already are One
by Will Ferguson, Ian Ferguson
Paperback from Douglas & McIntyre

 

Klondike : The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899
Klondike : The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899
by Pierre Berton
Book Description:
With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up. The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy. We meet Soapy Smith, dictator of Skagway; Swiftwater Bill Gates, who bathed in champagne; Silent Sam Bonnifield, who lost and won back a hotel in a poker game; and Roddy Connors, who danced away a fortune at a dollar a dance. We meet dance-hall queens, paupers turned millionaires, missionaries and entrepreneurs, and legendary Mounties such as Sam Steele, the Lion of the Yukon.

Pierre Berton's riveting account reveals to us the spectacle of the Chilkoot Pass, and the terrors of lesser-known trails through the swamps of British Columbia, across the glaciers of souther Alaska, and up the icy streams of the Mackenzie Mountains. It contrasts the lawless frontier life on the American side of the border to the relative safety of Dawson City. Winner of the Governor General's award for non-fiction, Klondike is authentic history and grand entertainment, and a must-read for anyone interested in the Canadian frontier. 
Paperback from Anchor Canada

 
The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899
by Graham Wilson, Clelie Rich
Paperback from Wolf Creek Books
 
Our Last Farewell : Pierre Elliott Trudeau 1919-2000
(Paperback -- January )

Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition
by Scott Cookman
Listed under Arctic Exploration

La Nouvelle France : The Making of French Canada - A Cultural History
by Peter N. Moogk
(Paperback -- April )

The Explorer's Guide to Algonquin Park
by Michael W. Runtz
(Paperback -- March )
Special Order

The Essential Trudeau
by Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Ron Graham (Editor)
(Paperback -- March )

The Lonely Land (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book Series)
by Sigurd F. Olson, Francis Lee Jaques (Illustrator)
A canoe trip of 500 miles along the Churchill River in 1960.
Paperback: 288 pages
Univ of Minnesota Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0816629978; Reprint edition

The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush
by Kathryn Taylor Morse, William Cronon
Hardcover from University of Washington Press

Northern Visions : New Perspectives on the North in Canadian History
by Kerry M. Abel (Editor), Ken S. Coates (Editor)
(Paperback -- March )

The Search for the North West Passage
by Ann Savours
Listed under Arctic Exploration

Trail to North Star Gold: A True Story of The Alaska-Klondike Gold Rush
by Velma D. Lung, Ella L. Martinsen
Paperback from Binford & Mort Pub
1991

Chilkoot Pass: The Most Famous Trail in the North
by Archie Satterfield
Paperback from Alaska Northwest Books
1980
 
 
 

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