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Kikwaakew

by Joseph Boyden
edition: eBook
tagged: men's adventure, short stories (single author), literary

“Niska is trying to tell him something from far away, something important. She’s done this before, working her shake tent, filling his head deep at night with images he can’t quite make out through the mist. She warned him about kikwaakew.”25 years after the war of Three Day Road, Joseph Boyden revisits Xavier Bird, who looks to his sons to …

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The Horseman's Last Call

A Wild Jack Strong Story

by Bill Gallaher
edition: eBook
tagged: historical, men's adventure

The Horseman’s Last Call presents the closing chapters in the life of Wild Jack Strong. The story opens with Jack content on the ranch he had always dreamed of, with a loving wife and an adopted son. His good friend Jim Spencer and Jim’s family live just down the road, so life couldn’t be better.

However, things take an unwanted turn when war …

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The Frog Lake Massacre

by Bill Gallaher
edition: eBook
  • age: 13
  • Grade: 8
tagged: men's adventure

In the spring of 1884, Jack, an adventurous young man, packs his bags in Victoria, BC, and heads for the prairies, looking for a new life and hoping to get involved in an Indian war. Instead, he lucks into an exciting job in the fur trade and meets and befriends many of the great chiefs of the Cree nation, such as Poundmaker and Big Bear, and ends …

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The Luck of the Horseman

by Bill Gallaher
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: men's adventure, westerns

A follow-up to The Frog Lake Massacre, The Luck of the Horseman is a cleverly written ride from the days of the Wild West. The story begins ten years after the Frog Lake massacre. Jack Strong is doing a poor job of dealing with a devastating personal tragedy. He reconnects with Sam Steele, an old acquaintance and police officer, to assist in a hunt …

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The Oil Patch Quartet

by John Ballem
edition: Paperback
tagged: men's adventure

Oilmen from Texas and Oklahoma swarm into Alberta in the wake of Leduc No. 1, the "Last Chance Well," that tapped into the vast reserves of oil under the rolling western plains. Wildcatters and promoters, colorful, larger-than-life, they work hard and play hard in pursuit of the fabled Black Gold. Local oil barons quickly join the Wildcat wells in …

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Blood Price

by Jon Evans
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
tagged: men's adventure
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Fight Club

A Novel

by Chuck Palahniuk
edition: Paperback
tagged: men's adventure, media tie-in

With more than 300,000 copies sold, Chuck Palahniuk's brilliant first novel and cult classic is being reissued with a new Introduction by the author

An underground classic since its first publication in 1996, Fight Club is widely recognized as one of the most original and provocative novels of the last decade. Now the author adds his own voice t …

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Exile

A Novel

by Ann Ireland
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback eBook
tagged: men's adventure, literary

I began to love my own country now that I was forbidden to enter it. -Carlos Romero Estevez

For Carlos Romero Estevez, freedom from danger means a life in exile. Rescued from his home in a Latin American military dictatorship - where his writings have been banned and he is wanted by the state - the poet and journalist is brought to a new home in Van …

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