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Farley Mowat


Farley Mowat was born in Belleville, Ontario, in 1921, and grew up in Belleville, Trenton, Windsor, Saskatoon, Toronto, and Richmond Hill. He served in World War II from 1940 until 1945, entering the army as a private and emerging with the rank of captain. He began writing for his living in 1949 after spending two years in the Arctic. Since 1949 he has lived in or visited almost every part of Canada and many other lands, including the distant regions of Siberia. He remains an inveterate traveller with a passion for remote places and peoples. He has twenty-five books to his...

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Sibir
Written by Farley Mowat

eBook | 336 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Travel - Russia; Travel - Polar Regions
978-1-55199-392-8 (1-55199-392-9)

December 18, 2012 | $5.99

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Sibir
Written by Farley Mowat

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ISBN: 9781551993928
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Here is a Siberia unheard of in the West. Once the most remote place of exile in all of Russia, Mowat describes it as a burgeoning land of opportunity and growth. Granted extraordinary freedom to visit places rarely seen by any westerner since 1917, Farley Mowat and his wife, Claire, travelled...

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Eastern Passage
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 224 pages | Emblem Editions | Biography & Autobiography
978-0-7710-6492-0 (0-7710-6492-6)

October 25, 2011 | $21.00

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Eastern Passage
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064920
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Following Farley Mowat’s bestselling memoir, Otherwise, the literary lion returns with an unexpected triumph

Eastern Passage
is a new and captivating piece of the puzzle of Farley Mowat’s life: the years from his return from the north in the late 1940s to his discovery of Newfoundland and his love affair with the...



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Eastern Passage
Written by Farley Mowat

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Biography & Autobiography
978-0-7710-6493-7 (0-7710-6493-4)

October 12, 2010 | $13.99

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Eastern Passage
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771064937
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Following Farley Mowat’s bestselling memoir, Otherwise, the literary lion returns with an unexpected triumph

Eastern Passage
is a new and captivating piece of the puzzle of Farley Mowat’s life: the years from his return from the north in the late 1940s to his discovery of Newfoundland and his love affair with the...



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Bay of Spirits
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 432 pages | Emblem Editions | Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs; Travel - Canada - Atlantic Provinces (Nb, Nf, Ns, Pe)
978-0-7710-6467-8 (0-7710-6467-5)

October 13, 2009 | $21.00

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Bay of Spirits
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064678
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In 1957, Farley Mowat shipped out aboard one of Newfoundland’s famous coastal steamers, tramping from outport to outport along the southwest coast. The indomitable spirit of the people and the bleak beauty of the landscape would lure him back again and again over the years. In the process of falling in...

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Gorillas in the Mist
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 504 pages | Emblem Editions | Biography & Autobiography
978-0-7710-6468-5 (0-7710-6468-3)

October 13, 2009 | $22.99

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Gorillas in the Mist
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064685
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Originally titled Virunga, this is the story of Dian Fossey, the mountain gorillas’ greatest champion and martyr. Based on Fossey’s personal papers and on interviews with her colleagues, friends, and enemies, Gorillas in the Mist reveals one woman’s passion for life — and the creatures who share it with us.

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Gorillas in the Mist
Written by Farley Mowat

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Biography & Autobiography
978-1-55199-324-9 (1-55199-324-4)

October 13, 2009 | $17.99

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Gorillas in the Mist
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993249
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Originally titled Virunga, this is the story of Dian Fossey, the mountain gorillas’ greatest champion and martyr. Based on Fossey’s personal papers and on interviews with her colleagues, friends, and enemies, Gorillas in the Mist reveals one woman’s passion for life — and the creatures who share it with us.

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Otherwise
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 368 pages | Emblem Editions | Biography & Autobiography
978-0-7710-6490-6 (0-7710-6490-X)

October 13, 2009 | $21.00

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Otherwise
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064906
Our Price: $21.00
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A Canadian icon gives us his final book, a memoir of the events that shaped this beloved writer and activist.

Farley Mowat has been beguiling readers for fifty years now, creating a body of writing that has thrilled two generations, selling literally millions of copies in the process. In looking back over...

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Otherwise
Written by Farley Mowat

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Biography & Autobiography
978-1-55199-323-2 (1-55199-323-6)

October 13, 2009 | $13.99

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Otherwise
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993232
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A Canadian icon gives us his final book, a memoir of the events that shaped this beloved writer and activist.

Farley Mowat has been beguiling readers for fifty years now, creating a body of writing that has thrilled two generations, selling literally millions of copies in the process. In looking back over...

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The Black Joke
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 192 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction
978-0-7710-6469-2 (0-7710-6469-1)

September 1, 2009 | $12.99

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The Black Joke
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064692
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The Black Joke is a rousing sea story in the tradition of the great classic pirate tales. The time is the 1930s. The loot is bootleg liquor, not pirate gold. And the ship is the “Black Joke,” the speediest, nimblest craft on the Newfoundland coast – Jonathon Spence, owner and master...

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The Curse of the Viking Grave
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 224 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction
978-0-7710-6465-4 (0-7710-6465-9)

September 1, 2009 | $12.99

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The Curse of the Viking Grave
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064654
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The popular sequel to his award-winning Lost in the Barrens, this is Farley Mowat’s suspense-filled story of how Awasin, Jamie and Peetryuk, three adventure-prone boys, stumble upon a cache of Viking relics in an ancient tomb somewhere in the north of Canada. Packed with excitement and with little-known information about the...

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Lost in the Barrens
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 224 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction
978-0-7710-6466-1 (0-7710-6466-7)

September 1, 2009 | $12.99

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Lost in the Barrens
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064661
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Awasin, a Cree Indian boy, and Jamie, a Canadian orphan living with his uncle, the trapper Angus Macnair, are enchanted by the magic of the great Arctic wastes. They set out on an adventure that proves longer and more dangerous than they could have imagined. Drawing on his knowledge of the...

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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 384 pages | Emblem Editions | Juvenile Fiction
978-0-7710-6463-0 (0-7710-6463-2)

August 4, 2009 | $16.99

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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064630
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It seemed like a good idea. Tired of everyday life ashore, Farley Mowat would find a sturdy boat in Newfoundland and roam the salt sea over, free as a bird. What he found was the worst boat in the world, and she nearly drove him mad. The Happy Adventure, despite all...

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The Dog Who Wouldn't Be
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 288 pages | Emblem Editions | Juvenile Fiction
978-0-7710-6464-7 (0-7710-6464-0)

August 4, 2009 | $14.99

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The Dog Who Wouldn't Be
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064647
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Farely Mowat's best-loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He climbed tress and ladders, rode passenger in an open car wearing goggles and displaying hunting skills that bordered on sheer genius. He was a marvelous...

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The Dog Who Wouldn't Be
Written by Farley Mowat

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Juvenile Fiction
978-1-55199-300-3 (1-55199-300-7)

August 4, 2009 | $9.99

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The Dog Who Wouldn't Be
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993003
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Farely Mowat's best-loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He climbed tress and ladders, rode passenger in an open car wearing goggles and displaying hunting skills that bordered on sheer genius. He was a marvelous...

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Never Cry Wolf
Written by Farley Mowat

Trade Paperback | 288 pages | Emblem Editions | Juvenile Fiction - Nature & the Natural World
978-0-7710-6461-6 (0-7710-6461-6)

August 4, 2009 | $14.99

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Never Cry Wolf
Written by Farley Mowat

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771064616
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EYE TO EYE WITH DEATH:  THE WOLF PROJECT
Hordes of bloodthirsty wolves are slaughtering the arctic caribou, and the government's Wildlife Service assigns naturalist Farley Mowat to investigate. Mowat is dropped alone onto the frozen tundra, where he begins his mission to live among the howling wolf packs and study their ways. Contact with his...

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