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Listed: The Nunavut, Northwest and Yukon Territories

This week for my Listed topic, I’m covering all three of the Canadian territories in one fell swoop.

  1. Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowatt. Originally Published 1956. LT.
  2. Having Faith In The Polar Girls Prison by Cathleen With. Originally Published 2009. LT.
  3. The Tent Peg by Aritha Van Herk. Originally Published 1989. LT.
  4. Frozen Fire: A Tale of Courage by James Houston. Originally Published 1977. LT.
  5. The Inuk Mountie Adventure by Eric Wilson. Originally Published 1995. LT.
  6. Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay. Originally Published 2007. LT.
  7. Darkness at the Stroke of Noon by Dennis Richard Murphy. Originally Published 2009. LT.
  8. Mammoth by John Varley. Originally Published 2005. LT.
  9. Above the Falls by John Harris. Originally Published 2007. LT.
  10. The Curse of the Shaman: A Marble Island Story by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak. Originally Published 2006. LT.

What are your favourite books that take place in these Canadian territories?

Do you like this feature? You should also check out Librarian’s Book Reviews’ Listless Monday and A Bookshelf Monstrosity’s Books By A Theme.

Posted by Courtney Wilson @ 3:16 pm August 9, 2010.
Category: Listed

  • Shannon

    all of the jack london books i think take place in the yukon and they’re fun.

    also it’s not a novel, but the creamtion of sam mcgee sorta rocks, and so does pierre berton’s klondike book. Berton’s book may be better than Vimy.