Memoir and Biography

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By Jan-Udo Wenzel
Categories: Biography

Fifteen years after his death, a mention of the name Ben Ginter still raises hackles across Canada. A man who accomplished much, he also angered many. Newspapers loved him, as he aIways made good copy, ...

Everest Canada

By Peter Austen
Categories: Memoir

Somehow, the idea of charity balls and Mount Everest just don't fit together. But neither does the idea of someone from backwoods BC organizing an Everest attempt, which normally involves millions of ...


By Jan Drabek
Categories: Biography

Escaping from Communist Czechoslovakia on skis with his family in 1948, Jan Drabek's experience of World War II was anything but ordinary. Thirteen follows a young Drabek growing up in tumultuous Prague ...