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A Life Consumed
by Diane Sims
In 1923 Lilly Samson, teacher in a one-room school north of Sault Ste. Marie, contracted TB. A year later she entered a sanatorium in Gravenhurst, Canada. She died there but wrote a series of letters: a moving and thought-provoking look at TB in the 20s.
$19.00
At Christmas Be Merry
by Robert Boyer
$9.95
Boathouses
by John de Visser & Judy Ross
Welcome inside 45 of the north country's most enticing boathouses: the rustic, the charming, the grand and the glamorous. Some date back to the nineteenth century and have changed little over the past 100 years; others are recent eye-catching additions to
$29.95
Bracebridge Around 1930
by Robert J. Boyer
Author Robert Boyer remembers Bracebridge at a time when he was a youth and Muskoka's capital town was in transition with automobiles replacing the horse-and-buggy and pioneer era industries fading or closing with the Depression.
$24.95
Bridge of Hope
by James W. Demers
This true story became a medical legend. Bracebridge nurse Rene Caisse provided a secret-forumula herbal tea to thousands of people desperate to fight their cancer. The medical establishment took exception, and battle on a second front ensued.
$17.95
Cottage Daze
by James Ross
Cottage Daze celebrates life at the cottage where the cottage is the main character, and family, friends, pets, and fellow cottagers are the supporting cast.
$19.99
Elgin House, Lake Joseph
by Ray Love
This is a history of an important and successful summer resort in the Muskoka Region of Ontario from 1885 to the present. It details the efforts of four generations of the Love family to create a world class summer resort from modest beginnings.
$35.00
Idleness, Water and a Canoe
by Jamie Benidickson
Idleness, Water and a Canoe explores why canoeists have constantly sought new summer waterways, how they have practised their craft, and how much influence paddling for pleasure has had on them and on the societies in which they live.
$17.95
Local Library, Global Passport (hardcover)
by J. Patrick Boyer
This story of one Canadian town’s library reveals universal patterns in love for reading and battles for books as librarians, politicians, architects, educators, philanthropists and avid book readers mix it up for more than a century.
$34.95
Local Library, Global Passport (softcover)
by J. Patrick Boyer
This story of one Canadian town’s library reveals universal patterns in love for reading and battles for books as librarians, politicians, architects, educators, philanthropists and avid book readers mix it up for more than a century.
$22.95
Muskoka II
by John de Visser and Judy Ross
$49.95
Muskoka Sings
by Sylvia DuVernet
The people, places, and events of Muskoka District moved poet Sylvia DuVernet to lyrical expression. The songs she fashioned as poetry came from Muskoka itself, and are preserved for posterity in this treasured volume of her work.
$19.95
Muskoka's Main Street
by Lee Ann Eckhardt Smith
Muskoka's Main Street describes the road's 150-year history through the eyes of people who designed, built, and travelled it, and who settled along its winding course to carve communities from raw bush.
$24.95
Northern Steamboats
By Richard Tatley
Steamboats once travelled all of Ontario's navigable waterways - the Great Lakes, the Ottawa River, the Rideau, the Kawarthas, the Muskoka Lakes - but nowhere did they find a greater variety of employment than in the North.
$49.95
Out of Muskoka (softcover)
by James K. Bartleman
Viciously assaulted in a South African hotel room, James Bartleman underwent a prolonged period of post-traumatic stress. The resulting memoir by Ontario's former lieutenant governor looks at race relations, while exploring the author's mixed ancestry.
$19.95
Port Sydney Past
by George H. Johnson
The Muskoka village of Port Sydney had reason to aspire to be the district's northern metropolis, until the railway bypassed the community in the 1880s. George Johnson's Port Sydney Past is a rich record of the busy locale in its heyday.
$19.95
Raw Life
by J. Patrick Boyer
While dispensing speedy justice, Muskoka Magistrate James Boyer kept a written record of his cases in a "bench book." Recently discovered by his great-grandson, lawyer J. Patrick Boyer, that record now provides the raw material for Raw Life.
$39.99
Santa's Village, Muskoka
by Diane Rimstead
In 1955, Santa moved into Santa's Village, his new summer home at Bracebridge, Muskoka—halfway between the Equator and the North Pole. Since then, millions of children and former children have enjoyed the magic of this special place nestled in the pine…
$24.95
Sparkling Waters
by Pearl Christine Bennett
Enjoy a little girl's experiences of the people, places, and social fabric of village life in Ontario in the 1940s and early 1950s.
$25.00
Spirit of Place (hardcover)
by John McQuarrie
Muskoka's past and present fuse in McQuarrie's stunning photography, the archival pictures he's unearthed, and the engaging texts by famous Muskokans he's compiled in this hardcover passport to one of Canada's most famous districts.
$45.00
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