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The Adventures of Radisson 2, Back to the New World

by Martin Fournier & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (December 15, 2014)

fter spending two years with his new Iroquois family as described in Volume 1, Pierre-Esprit Radisson escapes and sails across the Atlantic to Holland before boarding ship to head down the west coast of France....


The Raids

by Mick Lowe Baraka Books (March 27, 2014)

It’s spring, 1963 in the “Nickel Capital of the World.” Nineteen-year-old Jake McCool is about to undergo a rite of passage—his first shift underground in a hard rock mine. But the Cold War is at its...


Snowchild

by Marie-Bernadette Dupuy & Kyle Mooney Éditions Jcl (November 28, 2013)

The Epiphany, 1916. On an unforgivingly cold winter’s night in Val-Jalbert, Lac-Saint-Jean, a twelve month-old child, wrapped in furs, is discovered by a nun from the convent school. The discovery of this...


21 Days in October

by Magali Favre & Arielle Aaronson Baraka Books (November 05, 2013)

It’s before dawn in Montreal on October 16, 1970. Gaétan is finishing his shift at Dominion Textile just as the Canadian government proclaims the War Measures Act following two kidnappings—the only time...


Spirit of the Eagle

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (March 15, 1997)

It is 1872. American Expansionism is at its peak. Lands once thought uninhabitable are coveted by white settlers, miners, and traders who are spreading through the West. The last of the Modoc tribe are being...


Wind Warrior

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (March 15, 1999)

The Chumash tribe dwelled in harmony with the land, worshiping their gods and spirits. In the 1880s the Spanish drove them from their homes, forcibly converted them to Christianity, and made them slaves under...


Daughter of the Mountain

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (April 15, 1994)

She'd set out for California, following her father's dream--a disaster haunted dream that had killed her family and threatened the child she struggled to save. Snow-cloaked mountains, beautiful but heartless,...


Seminole Song

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (March 15, 1998)

Amid rising tensions that will tear apart the United States, Florida in the 1830s is in turmoil. The Seminole Indians have been ordered to leave their ancestral lands for reservations in Kansas and Oklahoma,...


The River's Daughter

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (July 15, 1993)

Oregon--a land flowing with milk and honey, a land of towering timber, snow-capped peaks, lush, fertile valleys. A land of gold. To the pioneering settlers, it was a garden of Eden. And to the Rogue Indians,...


Cheyenne Summer

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (July 14, 2002)

Summer, 1800. There is no rain. Heat bakes the prairie. What little game survives on the trickles of water in the shrinking creeks is fiercely hunted not just by the Cheyenne, but by their enemies, the Pawnee....


Daughter of the Forest

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (February 15, 1995)

The forests of the Pacific Northwest are lands of mist and rain, of towering trees and salmon-choked rivers. Where forest approaches sea, there live the Tillamook and the Nisqually, two tribes tied to each other...


The Adventures of Radisson 1

by Martin Fournier & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (November 09, 2012)

Spring 1651: a young man from Paris lands in Trois-Rivières on the St. Lawrence River. Within weeks, the course of his life changes drastically when Iroquois braves capture him. Pierre-Esprit Radisson, then...


Blackfeet Season

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (April 15, 2000)

Winter is coming, but the Blackfeet have not yet begun the journey to their southern hunting grounds, stalled while Chief Sleeps Too long and the shaman, Bunch of Lodges argue whether spirituality or a warrior's...


Soul of the Sacred Earth

by Vella Munn Tom Doherty Associates (May 15, 2001)

It is 1628. The Spanish Church has sent missionaries, accompanied by small military forces, to civilize the savages who populate the desert lands of what will one day be the American Southwest. The drive to...


Wintersong

by Mick Lowe Baraka Books (May 11, 2017)

September 1978. 11,700 hard rock miners and smelter and refinery workers at Inco’s Sudbury operations face a stark choice. Should they remain on the job? Or take seemingly suicidal strike action against a...


Antigone by Jean Anouilh (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 07, 2015)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Antigone by Jean Anouilh, which was released during the Occupation...


Fanette (Volume 2)

by Suzanne Aubry O'Brennan Publications (March 03, 2017)

Now a young woman of social standing, Fanette still holds out hope of finding her sister. One day, out of the blue, she receives a letter from Amanda and a mysterious request to meet in secret. But Amanda's...


Fault Lines by Nancy Huston (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (November 08, 2016)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Fault Lines by Nancy Huston, a fascinating story of childhood...


Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (November 08, 2016)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter, the heart-breaking story...


Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (November 08, 2016)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar, a stunning...


The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (November 08, 2016)

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The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (November 08, 2016)

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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (November 08, 2016)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, the renowned...


The Century trilogy by Ken Follett (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 19, 2016)

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Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 11, 2016)

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Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier is a fascinating novel set in 17th century Delft, in which the fictitious story of...


Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 11, 2016)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, the heart-breaking...


Suite française by Irène Némirovsky (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 11, 2016)

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This engaging summary tells an analysis of Suite française by Irène Némirovsky, which describes...


The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 11, 2016)

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The Reader tells the story of an affair between Michaël, a young German law student and Hanna, a former SS officer. Years after...


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

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Claude Gueux by Victor Hugo (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

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Claude Gueux by Victor Hugo is a moving novel in which a man is sentenced to death for having given in to the provocations of...


Death is My Trade by Robert Merle (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

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Death is My Trade by Robert Merle is a brilliant novel in which the author, inspired by his own experience of imprisonment in...


The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

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The Help by Kathryn Stockett is set in the United States of the 1960s and tells the story of a white woman who decides to collect...


The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a masterpiece of Russian literature and an incredibly realistic fresco of a bygone era. It tells...


The Just Assassins by Albert Camus (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 20, 2015)

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The Just Assassins by Albert Camus is a play written in 1949 and set in the context of the Russian revolution of 1905. At a time...


Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 20, 2015)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, which follows two...


The Adventures of Radisson 3, The Incredible Escape

by Martin Fournier & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (December 21, 2015)

Courage, diplomacy, love, and conspiracy make for an action-packed adventure in a little-known past. This third instalment of the series continues Radisson’s adventures with the Jesuits and the Iroquois. Mastering...


The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 06, 2015)

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The Kite Runner is Khaled Hosseini’s first novel, and has topped bestseller lists around the world. It tells the story of the...


Fanette, Volume 1

by Suzanne Aubry O'Brennan Publications (November 25, 2015)

The Great Famine of 1845 in Ireland forced thousands of people to leave their beloved country. Many Irish immigrants chose Canada as their new home.  Fanette-Uptown Conquest (volume 1) relates the story of...


The Insatiable Maw

by Mick Lowe Baraka Books (May 07, 2015)

Jake McCool, the injured hard-rock miner introduced in The Raids (Vol. 1), returns to work for INCO, but now at its nearby Copper Cliff smelter complex. In no time, he finds himself embroiled in a vicious fight...