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I Am Ariel Sharon

by Yara El-Ghadban, translated by Wayne Grady
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: literary, visionary & metaphysical, political

An innovative and bold novel, I Am Ariel Sharon dives into the mind of the controversial Israeli prime minister during his eight-year coma as he faces the spirits of the women closest to him.
It is 2014, and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the “King of Israel” and Minister of Defence during the Lebanon War and the Sabra and Shatila massacre, has …

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Coyote Takes a Walk

by Joseph Urie
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal, political, historical

A lot of time has passed but the Trickster has returned and the world that he left is indesperate need of some levity, the truth and most importantly, reconciliation.It is time to start again. In the spirit of treaty. But before that can happen some things need to be cleared up. Some eyes need to be opened but most importantly some hearts need to c …

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This Side Jordan

Penguin Modern Classics Edition

by Margaret Laurence
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
tagged: historical, classics, political

In 1957, the British colony of the Gold Coast broke free to become the independent nation of Ghana. Margaret Laurence’s first novel, This Side Jordan, recreates that colour-drenched world: a place where men and women struggle with self-betrayal, self-discovery, and the dawning of political pride.

This Side Jordan transcends the traditional limits …

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The Braver Thing

by Clifford Jackman
edition: Paperback
tagged: sea stories, political, historical

From the acclaimed author of The Winter Family, a swash-buckling adventure from piracy's Golden Age and a deft political allegory for our troubled times. Treasure Island meets Lord of the Flies.

In 1721, when the most notorious pirates are either dead or on the run, Jimmy Kavanagh, who sailed with Blackbeard, decides to pull together a "Company of G …

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Daughters of Smoke and Fire

A Novel

by Ava Homa
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: political, war & military, contemporary women

The unforgettable, haunting story of a young woman’s perilous fight for freedom and justice for her brother, in the first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer
 
Set in Iran, this extraordinary debut novel takes readers into the everyday lives of the Kurds. Leila dreams of making films to bring the suppressed stories of her people …

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Pushing Bobby's Cadillac

by Pearce, Allan Dare
edition: eBook
tagged: historical, political, non-classifiable

It’s 1968, and Aiken Day’s life is in chaos.

Living in Windsor, Ontario, he suffers bleak visions and nightmares—flashbacks to the killing, the slaughter of the Essex Scottish Regiment on the shale beaches of Dieppe. His wife, the elegant former professor Paris Day, has run off with a civil rights group whose members have traded peaceful prot …

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Against the Machine

Luddites

by Brian Van Norman
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, historical

At war against Napoleon near bankrupt English mill-masters experiment with a new factory system acquiring machines to replace men. A young worker leads the Luddites attacking mills and smashing machines. With increased assaults and even murder North England feels the grip of terrorism. Government agents attempt to suppress the rebellion. In 1812 th …

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True Patriots

by Russell Fralich
edition: eBook
tagged: political, action & adventure

Political subterfuge, extremist separatist plots, and two strangers racing to stop it all.

A country to kill for …

The career of Claire Marcoux, a young naval officer, threatens to come crashing down after she orders the ship under her command to return fire on a boat that she was supposed to rescue. The quiet life of Daniel Ritter, a new professor …

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