Uvic Torch 2003
Autumn 2003,
Volume 25, Number 1

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A Game to Play on the Tracks Air Transportation: A Management Perspective, 5th Edition Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay- The War of 1812 and its Aftermath After Ted & Sylvia The Force of Culture Flux Guarding the Goal
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A Game to Play on the Tracks

LORNA JACKSON, MA '93
The Porcupine's Quill, 2003 . 248 pages . $19.95

In her first novel, launched at the Eden Mills Writers Festival in September, Jackson has created the story of a booze-loose and too-smart singer and her failed return to country music and the BC bar scene-with husband and new baby in tow.

After Ted & Sylvia
CRYSTAL HURDLE, MA '80
Ronsdale Press, 2003 . 130 pages . $14.95

Hurdle adapts her research into the tragic love affair between poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath to attempt to understand, in a collection of original poems, the individual artists and their torn relationship.

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Air Transportation: A Management Perspective, 5th Edition
Alexander T. Wells and JOHN G. WENSVEEN, BA '96
Wadsworth Publishing, 2003 . 640 pages . $103.95

The authors-professors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-detail the ins-and-outs of air transportation and the airline industry including marketing, labour relations, financing and security.

Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay- The War of 1812 and its Aftermath
BARRY GOUGH, VC '56
Naval Institute Press, 2002 . 264 pages . $46.65

A account of the struggle for domination in the upper Great Lakes during the War of 1812 with stories of the dangers along the way, the limits of sea power and the attempts by Indian nations to preserve their homeland and independence..

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Flux
JOE DENHAM
Nightwood Editions, 2003 . 96 pages . $15.95

A member of the WSÁ, NEC tribe on the Saanich Peninsula, Philip Kevin Paul, BA ’03 presents his first collection of poems. His words, and First Nations oral tradition, bring out the wonder and mystery of the natural world.

The Force of Culture
KAREN A. FINLAY, PhD '00
University of Toronto Press, 2003 . 320 pages . $65.00

Vincent Massey was one of Canada's most influential cultural policy-makers and art patrons. Finlay examines the influence of Massey's Methodist upbringing and reassesses his reputation as a supporter of the arts.

Guarding the Goal
SHEL BRODSGAARD, BA '98
Bluefield Book Co., 2002 . 120 pages . $24.95

Comprehensive, step-by-step instruction for aspiring or experienced soccer goalkeepers and their coaches from the goalkeeper coach of Canada's women's World Cup team.

The Wisdom of Oma
KAREN VOS BRAUN, BMus '99
Creative Bound, 2002 . 88 pages . $16.95

Capturing the essence of her grandmother's "gifts of advice," Vos Braun invites the reader to share the joy, courage and compassion with which Johanna Vos lived throughout her life.





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