Dr. Chopra combines mind/body medicine with current anti-aging research to show why and how the effects of aging can be largely preventable. He believes that we can reach our full potential, as well as dramatically reshape the aging process, by intervening at the level where belief becomes biology.
Follows Kiam-Kim as he learns the responsibilities and rewards of family and community, as he approaches adulthood in 1930s and 1940s Vancouver, a city much divided, as he faces decisions about what truly matters in life. More than anything else, the novel is an exploration of his character.
Jean Aspen and her companion paddle up an unknown river in Alaska to build a cabin in the Brooks range & "live off the land". This story chronicles their many adventures in the harsh but beautiful Arctic Landscape.
Jean Aspen and her companion paddle up and unknown river in Alaska to build a cabin in the Brooks range & "live off the land". This story chronicles their many adventures in the harsh but beautiful Arctic Landscape.
Bobby recalls his adolescence that included frozen cow pies, his first love, a visit to the bootlegger and saving his own life by burying himself in a muskeg coffin. Relive the times by sharing Bobby's charm and vibrant wit, his love for life and his ability to find humour in every situation as the past comes alive.
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LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch recognizes a murder victim as Billy Meadows, a fellow "tunnel rat" who had served in the same unit in Vietnam twenty years earlier. Bosch and FBI agent Eleanor Wish work on the case unravelling the threads connecting Meadows' murder, a bank heist and the fall of Saigon in 1975.
In this suspense novel a maniac is stalking the quiet countryside. A withered rose is exchanged for a missing heart. Detective Paul Devlin must find the killer before he strikes again. The next victim will be the woman Paul loves. By the author of THE CORSICAN, ACTS OF CONTRITION and RITUAL.
This is BC history in story form. It goes where no history has gone before. From forts on the Fraser River to the wacky reign of Social Credit premiers, this offers a unique and sometimes tongue-in-cheek look at BC's past.
Frank Jackson was born in England in 1890, but came to the Peace River region as a teenager. This is the story of his struggle against the wilderness to establish a homestead and cattle business. It also describes the colourful characters he encountered through the years. Continued by "Jam in the bedroll".
A Jim Qwilleran, Koko and Yum Yum mystery. The development of a major resort complex on Pear Island is turning the town upside down. When a cabin cruiser explodes, Qwill and the cats have many suspects, motives and accidents to investigate to uncover the murderer.
As the Great Food Expo is about to begin there is an explosion in the hotel killing a housekeeper and causing extensive damage. Qwill, Koko and Yum Yum are on the case and the killer will once again be caught.
This is another adventure of millionaire Jim Qwilleran and his siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum. Several minor cases of vandalism around Pickax begin to escalate until the Widow Coggin is murdered. It's up to Jim and the cats to solve the case!
Jon Turk, sometimes accompanied by his wife Chris, has been on thrilling expeditions to some of the most inhospitable regions on Earth. Whether kayaking around Cape Horn, rowing the Northwest Passage in a single season, or running a dog team up Baffin Island, the trips have been exciting and dangerous. He writes about his adventures in this book.
At the heart of Richardson's CBC Radio show is a variety of domestic tales that listeners relate through letters and phone calls. Their stories are sometimes comic and sometimes achingly sad. This is a collection of 163 of the most memorable of these letters - everyday stories of everyday Canadians reflecting life in every part of Canada.
John Walker, a data analyst for a large insurance company, becomes involved in a dangerous search for a missing employee who signed off on the huge (and phony) payoff of a death claim. With mysterious security man Stillman, he tracks conspirators to a New Hampshire village and exposes a fraud much older than either man could have guessed.
By outlining the ideas and personalities of eight Canadians who helped shape public debate during the late 1980s and early 1990s, Simpson illustrates faultlines that run through Canadian political and economic unity. Among those eight are Preston Manning, Clyde Wells, Lucien Bouchard and George Erasmus.
True life story of Chuck Fipke, the mining exploration geologist who discovered vast diamond fields in the Canadian north. He lives and travels with a passion, from New Guinea's jungles and South African savannahs to Amazon rainforests and Arctic tundra, is as interested in the people of the lands he visits as their landforms and mineralization.
In 1992 Vancouver Sun journalist Pynn followed the old Stikine Trail on foot, horseback and by canoe. He discovered many relics, met colourful characters, and relived Canadian gold rush history. This is the story of his dramatic adventure.
One century ago, the lure of gold led thousands to travel the Chilkoot Trail. The authors hike the arduous yet inspiring 53 km. route, now a popular destination for ambitious ecotourists. At the same time, they take a journey back in history, pausing to consider how the First Nations people used the trail before the gold rush.