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Indian in the Cabinet : speaking truth to power —Wilson-Raybould, Jody, 1971- author.

Jody Wilson-Raybould was raised to be a leader. Inspired by the example of her grandmother, who persevered throughout her life to keep alive the governing traditions of her people, and raised as the daughter of a heredit...

Crossroads : my story of tragedy and resilience as a Humboldt Bronco —Dahlgren, Kaleb, author.

"An inspiring story of hope and resiliency On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport tru...

From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way —Thistle, Jesse, author.

"From the Ashes is a remarkable memoir about hope and resilience, and a revelatory look into the life of a Métis-Cree man who refused to give up. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himsel...

Call me Indian : from the trauma of residential school to becoming the NHL's first treaty Indigenous player —Sasakamoose, Fred, 1933-2020, author.

"Trailblazer. Residential school survivor. First Indigenous player in the NHL. All of these descriptions are true--but none of them tell the whole story. Fred Sasakamoose suffered abuse in a residential school for a deca...

Talking to Canadians : a memoir —Mercer, Rick, 1969- author.

"Canada's beloved comic genius tells his own story for the first time. What is Rick Mercer going to do now? That was the question on everyone's lips when the beloved comedian retired his hugely successful TV show after 1...

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Greenlights —McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- author.

"Drawing on the Academy Award-winning actor's journals and diaries from the last 40 years, this book presents a uniquely McConaughey approach to achieving success and satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Off the record —Mansbridge, Peter, author.

Peter Mansbridge invites us to walk the beat with him in this entertaining and revealing look into his life and career, from his early broadcasting days in the remote northern Manitoba community of Churchill to the fast-...

Over the boards : lessons from the ice —Wickenheiser, Hayley, 1978- author.

In 'Over the Boards', the greatest womens hockey player of all time, Hayley Wickenheiser, shares the lessons that won her four Olympic gold medals, and hard-earned wisdom distilled from moments when she fell short. Wicke...

No one wins alone : a memoir —Messier, Mark, 1961- author.

For the first time, legendary Hall of Fame hockey player and six-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier tells the story of his life and career, from growing up the son of a hockey player, coach, and special education te...

Will —Smith, Will, 1968- author.

A product of a profound journey of self-knowledge, and a reckoning with all that your will can get you and all that it can leave behind, in this memoir, one of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment force...

Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted —Jaouad, Suleika, author.

An Emmy Award-winning writer and activist describes the harrowing years she spent in early adulthood fighting leukemia and how she learned to live again while forging connections with other survivors of profound illness ...

Unreconciled : family, truth, and Indigenous resistance —Wente, Jesse, author.

In 'Unreconciled', a prominent Indigenous voice uncovers the lies and myths that affect relations between white and Indigenous peoples and the power of narrative to emphasize truth over comfort. Jesse Wente is an Ojibwe ...

Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive —Land, Stephanie, 1978- author.

At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer, were cut short when a summer fling turned into a...

The glass castle : a memoir —Walls, Jeannette, author.

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic father captur...

The storyteller : tales of life and music —Grohl, David, author.

"In The Storyteller, a collection of moments from all periods of his life, Dave Grohl offers something rare--a real, raw, and honest portrait of an extraordinary life made up of ordinary moments. From his visceral love f...

Permanent astonishment —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

In 1990 Rene Highway, a world-renowned dancer, died of an AIDS-related illness. 'Permanent Astonishment' is Tomson Highway's extravagant embrace of his younger brother's final words: "Dont mourn me, be joyful." Infused w...

Taste : my life through food —Tucci, Stanley, author.

"From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen"-- Provided by publisher.

No cure for being human : (and other truths I need to hear) —Bowler, Kate, author.

Kate Bowler believed that life was a series of unlimited choices, only to find that she was stuck in a cancerous body at age 35. In 'No Cure for Being Human', Kate searches for a way forward as she mines the wisdom (and ...

Nothing but the truth : a memoir —Henein, Marie, 1966- author.

'Nothing But the Truth' is a memoir by Marie Henein, Canadas top (and most controversial) defense lawyer, who successfully defended Ontario Attorney General Michael Bryan and then Jian Ghomeshi. In this book, Henein weav...

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