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Recommendations from 4 articles, Emma Watson, Jenn Im, Paul Bloom and 4 others.
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The Inconvenient Indian
A Curious Account of Native People in North America
Thomas King - Jan 02, 2018 (first published in 2012)
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In The Inconvenient Indian, Thomas King offers a deeply knowing, darkly funny, unabashedly opinionated, and utterly unconventional account of Indian–White relations in North America since initial contact. Ranging freely across the centuries and the Canada–U.S. border, King debunks fabricated stories of Indian savagery and White heroism, takes an ob...
Fifth Business
Robertson Davies - Jan 01, 2001 (first published in 1970)
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Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross and destined to be caught in a no man's land where memory, history, and myth collide. As Ramsay tells his story, it begins to seem that from boyhood, he has exerted a perhaps mystical, perhaps pernic...
The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood - Apr 25, 2017 (first published in 1985)
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Before The Testaments, there was The Handmaids Tale: an instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction (New York Times).The Handmaids Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was...
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If You Were Me and Lived in ...Norway
A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World
Carole P. Roman - Sep 12, 2013
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Join Carole P. Roman on a trip to the Northern Hemisphere and learn about Norway- The Land Of the Midnight Sun. In this exciting series, children are able to read about the many things we share in this great, big world of ours. Award winning, If You Were Me and Lived in...Norway describes many things that make that country unique and fun. Readers w...
The Rough Guide to Norway
Rough Guides - Apr 18, 2017
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The Rough Guide to Norway is the ultimate travel guide to Scandinavia's most inspiring country. There's stunning photography to inspire you, crystal clear maps to guide you and in-depth coverage on everything from Norway's charmingly laidback cities to the mighty ice-plateaus of Svalbard's artic wilderness. The Rough Guide to Norway will ensure you...
The Last Spike
The Great Railway, 1881-1885
Pierre Berton - Aug 14, 2001 (first published in 1971)
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In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstructs the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the continent in just five years — exactly half the time stipulated in the contract. Pierre Berton recreates the adventures that were pa...
Rick Steves Snapshot Norway
Rick Steves - Jul 24, 2018 (first published in 2010)
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Norway.In this slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scandinavia, you'll get Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the best sights, restaurants, and hotels in Norway. You'll wander through Viking history, explore snowcapped mountains and mighty glaciers, stroll...
The Social Guidebook to Norway 2
Friendships and Relationships
Julien S. Bourrelle - Oct 14, 2016
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How to make Norwegian friends and build relationships? The Norwegian adventure continues with 100 new illustrations taking you through the funny peculiarities of Norwegian relationships. Norwegians – you will recognize yourself and it will make you think.Foreigners – you will understand Norwegians better and it will help you to thrive in this beaut...
Alias Grace
A Novel
Margaret Atwood - Oct 13, 1997 (first published in 1996)
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It's 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders.An up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness is en...
The Xenophobe's Guide to the Norwegians
Dan Elloway - Jul 03, 2015 (first published in 2013)
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The Norwegian man-hug is more a show of strength than a greeting and is usually a painful experience for the smaller of the two.There is nothing more important to Norwegians than enjoying the great outdoors. Happily, they have a lot of outdoors to enjoy.Foreigners brought up with the belief that relaxing involves lounging on the sofa may find leisu...
The Snowman
Jo Nesbo - Jun 28, 2016 (first published in 2007)
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V Osle napadol prvý sneh. Jonas ráno vstane a zistí, že jeho matka zmizla. Ostane po nej jediná stopa – ružový šál, čo jej daroval na Vianoce. Má ho na krku snehuliak. Predošlú noc sa nečakane zjavil na dvore a jeho čierne oči hľadia priamo do domu.Prípad rieši inšpektor Harry Hole, ktorý nedávno dostal tajomný list s podpisom Snehuliak. Situácia s...
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