RMB Frontlist Fall 2013

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    Finding Jim Hardcover Susan Oakey-Baker 9781927330708 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 23, 2013
    Finding Jim describes Susan Oakey-Baker’s struggle to confront the realities of life after the death of her husband, renowned mountain guide Jim Haberl, the first Canadian to summit the most difficult mountain in the world: K2. For fifteen years they had spent time adventuring together around the world: skiing the Himalaya, rafting in Nepal and mountaineering in North America. In time, they got married, solidified a home for themselves in Whistler, British Columbia, and planned on starting a family. But the future Susan had imagined was not mea... + Read More
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    Through Dust and Darkness A Motorcycle Journey of Fear and Faith in the Middle East Paperback Jeremy Kroeker 9781927330746 $20.00 TRAVEL Sep 23, 2013
    Jeremy Kroeker is a Mennonite with a motorcycle. When his seemingly unflinching faith in a Christian worldview begins to shift, Kroeker hops on his bike to seek answers from another perspective. After shipping his ride to Europe, Kroeker discovers that the machine wobbles back and forth worse than his own opinions about spirituality. Still, he caries on, oscillating through Europe—Germany, Austria, Croatia, Albania—and into the Middle East - Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and, ultimately, Iran. It is there, in the theocratic nation of Iran, that Kroeke... + Read More
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    The Carbon Cycle Crossing the Great Divide Paperback Kate Rawles 9781927330777 $20.00 TRAVEL Sep 23, 2013
    “Kate Rawles sets out to discover about global warming the hard way …” -- Michael Palin, author of Around the World in 80 Days and Pole to Pole“A wonderfully rich and insightful narrative ... an extraordinarily revealing series of vignettes. Kate’s workaday belief that the principal purpose of philosophy is ‘to question the assumptions of our age’ keeps even her most abstract reflections grounded in an admirable way.” -- Jonathon Porritt, author of Capitalism as if the World MattersIn 2006 “outdoor philosopher” Kate Rawles cycled 4553 miles fro... + Read More
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    Running Toward Stillness Paperback Stephen Legault 9781927330647 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 23, 2013
    In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms with the choices he had made. While running on a sun-dappled trail he realized that, like so many other people, he felt alone and afraid and was suffering, and that he had to do something about it. Having been toying with meditation for years and studying the teaching of the Buddha since he was a teenager, Stephen decided to address his disquiet by dedic... + Read More
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    Series: An RMB Manifesto On Fracking Hardcover C. Alexia Lane 9781927330807 $16.00 NATURE Sep 23, 2013
    Around the world, a significant shift from conventional to unconventional energy extraction is occurring like never before. As traditional energy sources dwindle and the demand for fossil fuels continues to increase, civilization seems to be taking greater and greater risks in order to fuel our consumption and over-use of this planet's natural resources. Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", has emerged as a lightning rod of controversy as engaged citizens grow more and more concerned with the threats facing fresh water resources, local geology... + Read More
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    Series: An RMB Manifesto The Earth Manifesto Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology Hardcover David Tracey 9781927330890 $16.00 NATURE Sep 23, 2013
    We live in critical times. Choices we make daily will affect the future of life itself. Years from now children will study our era on the brink and ask their elders "When the planet was burning, what did you do?" Problems as big as the world are daunting, but solutions are at hand, within each of us. The Earth Manifesto: Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology offers an approach to regain control of our environmental destiny by rediscovering our affinity for nature and then acting to preserve it. David Tracey's first RMB Manifesto is rooted in commo... + Read More
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    Series: An RMB Manifesto The Homeward Wolf Hardcover Kevin Van Tighem 9781927330838 $16.00 NATURE Sep 23, 2013
    Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout western Alberta, southern British Columbia and the northwestern United States, and the lonesome howls of the legendary predator are no longer mere echoes from our frontier past: they are prophetic voices emerging from the hills of our contemporary reality. Kevin Van Tighem's first RMB Manifesto explores the history of wolf eradication in western North Amer... + Read More
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    Series: An RMB Manifesto Saving Lake Winnipeg Hardcover Robert William Sandford 9781927330869 $16.00 NATURE Sep 23, 2013
    As reported by major media from all around the world, Lake Winnipeg was recognized by the Global Nature Fund as the world's "Threatened Lake of the Year" for 2013. While dramatic flooding now regularly wreaks havoc in cities, provinces and states throughout North America, the woeful condition of Lake Winnipeg has also become a sign of a much larger climate-related problem, as the toxin produced by the bacteria that bloom within this particular lake each summer is now being detected in water bodies across Canada and at levels exceeding maximum g... + Read More
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    Discovering Words Board book Neepin Auger 9781927330951 $12.00 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3 Sep 23, 2013
    Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will educate and entertain preschoolers, parents, and teachers alike. In addition to the English words presented, the French and Cree equivalents are also given, making these some of the most dynamic and useful board books on the market, perfectly suitable for the classroom, library, and nursery. Neepin Auger is a Cree artist, educator, and mother. Originally from the Bigsto... + Read More
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    Discovering Numbers Board book Neepin Auger 9781927330982 $8.00 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3 Sep 23, 2013
    Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will educate and entertain preschoolers, parents, and teachers alike. In addition to the English words presented, the French and Cree equivalents are also given, making these some of the most dynamic and useful board books on the market, perfectly suitable for the classroom, library, and nursery. Neepin Auger is a Cree artist, educator, and mother. Originally from the Bigsto... + Read More
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    Summits and Starlight The Canadian Rockies Hardcover Paul Zizka 9781927330920 $30.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 23, 2013
    Iconic and classic images of the Canadian Rockies are taken to new heights and completely reimagined in this stunning collection of contemporary photography by Paul Zizka. As a professional photographer and versatile adventurer, Paul has been able to access remarkable backcountry landscapes and dizzying peaks throughout the mountains of western Canada. The result is a collection of images that highlight difficult conditions and hard-to-reach places; alpine sports and backcountry experiences; unusual angles of common mountain subjects; and stars... + Read More

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