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Toronto & Ontario

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Essential Reading Package-EXCND380

TORONTO & ONTARIO. Buy these 3 items as a set for $55 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Moon Ontario

CND409
Carolyn B. Heller
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
450
1631210416
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With excellent, in-depth coverage of the cultural hub of Toronto, the Niagara and Great Lakes regions and Canada’s capital Ottawa.
$19.99

Toronto Map

CND88
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2006
1
3866095465
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the city center of Toronto.
$8.95

Algonquin Provincial Park Canoe Routes

CND344
ITMB
ITMB
2009
2
1553418492
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This Canadian-produced map shows the enormous park and its attractions on one side and the southern portion (the most used) on the other side.
$14.95

Ontario Map

CND226
Map Art Maps
Route Master
2012
2
1553682254
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded travel map of the province at a scale of 1:750,000.
$4.95

Fodor's Toronto, With Niagara Falls & the Niagara Wine Region

CND307
Inc. (COR) Fodor's Travel Publications
Fodor's
2017
360
1101880066
PAPER
Guidebook
2/5/2008
0
0
0
0
This practical guide in the popular series is packed with insider information in an easy-to-use format.
$19.99

Monocle Toronto Guide

CND472
Tyler Brule
Prestel
2016
148
3899556836
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for the upscale traveler, this Monocle guidebook to Toronto features short essays, top lists, excellent color photography and expert recommendations from Monocle magazine’s network of bureaus, correspondents and on-the-road reporters.
$15.00

Wallpaper City Guide Toronto

CND432
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2011
103
0714862754
PAPER
Guidebook
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$9.95

Feast, Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip

CND478
Dana Vanveller, Lindsay Anderson
Random House
2017
304
0147529719
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
The diversity and complexity of Canada are represented in this collection of favorite dishes and drinks, collected on a 23,000-mile road trip across the Great White North.
$28.00

Canada, An Illustrated History

CND480
Derek Hayes
Perseus
2017
296
1771621206
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Grand and far-reaching, this visual compendium provides a full view of Canada and its story. Hayes presents trivia and historical anecdotes alongside 450 illustrations, over 200 photographs and historical maps. A dramatic miscellany recommended for Canadians and non-Canadians alike.
$36.95

Canada, Images of the Land

CND455
J. Kraulis
Firefly Books
2015
224
1770856242
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From the country's expansive prairies and forests to its magnificent coastline, the 200-plus images in this oversized photo book capture the sublime and staggeringly diverse landscape of Canada.
$49.95

Historical Atlas of Canada, Canada's History Illustrated With Original Maps

CND450
Derek Hayes
Douglas & McIntyre
2015
272
177162079X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Covering over 1,000 years of Canadian history (from above), this historical atlas includes previously unpublished maps, charts and illustrations, newly discovered in archives and libraries from around the world.
$34.95

Inventing Niagara

CND302
Ginger Strand
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
352
141654657X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A witty, well-researched tale of the transformation of a natural wonder into an engineering feat, spectacle and monument.
$16.00

Negotiating a River, Canada, the US, and the Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway

CND447
Daniel Macfarlane
University of Washington Press
2014
356
0774826444
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This political and environmental history looks at the defining episodes of the St. Lawrence Seaway megaproject, from the complex diplomatic negotiations between the US and Canada to its lasting impact on transnational relations.
$37.95

Pandora's Locks, The Opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway

CND390
Jeff Alexander
Michigan State Univ Press
2011
431
0870138723
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This detailed history of the St. Lawrence Seaway, which opened in 1959, focuses on the engineering feat's often devastating environmental effects.
$19.95

Toronto, Biography of a City

CND440
Allan Levine
Douglas & McIntyre
2015
464
1771000228
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From politics to transportation, public health to sports, historian Allan Levine explores four centuries of Toronto's history, introducing the forces and faces that shaped the city's multi-faceted identity.
$36.95

Why I Hate Canadians

CND154
Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
305
1553652797
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
$15.95

The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, An Introduction

CND142
Anne Newlands
Firefly Books
2008
64
1895565545
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A slim, accessible introduction to the art and times of the famous Canadian landscape painters, eight men who revolutionized Canadian approaches to art and wilderness in the early 20th century.
$14.95

Toronto Architecture, A City Guide

CND479
Alex Bozikovic, Patricia McHugh
Random House
2017
320
0771059892
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
For travelers, locals and anyone who appreciates outstanding architecture, this well-illustrated guide is the definitive reference to the cityscape of Toronto.
$26.95

Unbuilt Toronto, More of the City That Might Have Been

CND393
Mark Osbaldeston
2011
1554889758
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With 150 photographs, maps, and illustrations, Unbuilt Toronto tracks the origins and fates of some of the city's most interesting planning, transit, and architectural "what-ifs."
$26.99

Across Canada by Story, A Coast-to-coast Literary Adventure

CND457
Douglas Gibson
Aa Balkema
2015
280
1770412530
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of Canada’s premier storytellers compiles literary gems featuring his country’s preeminent writers. Inspired by the power of great stories, the raconteur guides readers from Haida Gwaii to Labrador with pieces on Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Alistair MacLeod, Michael Ondaatje and many more.
$22.95

Lives of Girls and Women

CND215
Alice Munro
Vintage Books
2001
288
0375707492
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Munro's only novel, a heartfelt and insightful story of a young girl's coming-of-age on a fox farm in Ontario.
$15.95

No Great Mischief

CND48
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
304
0393341194
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel covering 200 years in the history of a family of Scottish immigrants living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacLeod creates a modern saga of the immigrant experience, familial bonds and life in coastal Canada.
$15.95

The Blind Assassin

CND139
Margaret Atwood
Vintage Books
2001
544
0385720955
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Winner of the Booker Prize in 2000, this hauntingly beautiful novel interweaves two disparate strands: one, a murder mystery set in Toronto at the close of WWII; the other, the text of the murdered woman's science fiction novel, which may hold a clue to her death.
$16.95

The Deptford Trilogy

CND223
Robertson Davies
Penguin Putnam
1990
832
0140147551
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An omnibus edition of Fifth Business (1970), The Manticore (1972) and World of Wonders (1975). Noteworthy for their faultless prose, memorable characters and trenchant humor, these novels follow the fate of three youths in Ontario.
$25.00

The View from Castle Rock

CND319
Alice Munro
Vintage Books
2008
349
1400077923
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Munro reimagines her own history in these 10 interconnected and luminous stories of her ancestors in Laidlaw, Scotland and far-flung family in Huron, Ontario and Joliet, Illinois.
$15.95

Unless

CND436
Carol Shields
HarperCollins
2006
320
0060874406
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A middle aged mother of three daughters lives a contented life as a writer until her oldest child Norah quits college to panhandle on the streets of Toronto. Norah's only commuincation with the outside world appears to be a sign she wears around her neck that reads "Goodness."
$14.99

Ontario Wildlife

CND284
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552839
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-up, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife in Ontario.
$8.95

For Kids

The Hockey Sweater

CND135
Roch Carrier, Sheldon Cohen (Illustrator)
Tundra Books
1979
24
0887761747
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A beloved children's book, first published in Canada in both English and French in 1979. It's 1946 in Quebec, and all the boys are sporting Montreal Canadiens sweaters; so imagine young Roch's dismay when his new, mail-order sweater turns out to bear the logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs! With winning illustrations and an indisputably Canadian theme, this is a fine travel companion for children 6 to 9. With terrific illustrations adapted by animator Sheldon Cohen from his short film.
$10.99

Good Night Toronto

CND424
Adam Gamble
Perseus
2011
20
1602190488
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This board book in the Good Night series introduces young readers to important attractions, activities and locales in the Toronto area through common greetings and color illustrations.
$9.95

The Big Book of Canada, Exploring the Provinces and Territories

CND475
Christopher Moore
Random House
2017
256
1101918942
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Crossing Canada from east to west, this historical and political overview stops at the country's most fascinating places and introduces readers to its influential citizens.
$34.99

More Books

Fodor's Toronto's 25 Best

GLK07
Fodor's
Fodor's
2008
128
1400018870
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to Toronto, this slim book includes an excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on the best restaurants, shops and sights to see.
$11.95

Toronto Crumpled City Map

CND438
Palomar
Crumpled City Maps
2011
1
8897487068
MAP
Reference
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Crumpled City maps are soft, yet hard-wearing, waterproof and meant to be creased and crumpled. You can place the area that you're interested in on the palm of your hand to spot street names then just screw it up, stuff it back into its case or your pocket.
$16.95

The St. Lawrence

CND446
Henry Beston
Oxford University Press
2012
274
019544955X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this original survey of the St. Lawrence, renowned naturalist Henry Beston not only includes the history of the river, but also its land and its people. Originally published in 1942, illustrated with sketches.
$22.95