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- DescriptionWhat are sw worms ? Are there more moose than people in the Yukon? What is the meaning of the word Niagara ? Where will you find the world's largest perogy? Does Elvis have a street in Ottawa named after him? What was Pierre Elliott Trudeau's favourite snack food? Which province was the last to shift traffic from the left-hand side of the road to the right? These are some of the questions that are asked - and answered - in 1000 Questions About Canada. Every reader with an ounce (or a gram) of curiosity will find these intriguing questions and thoughtful answers fascinating to read and ponder. This book is for people who love curious lore and who want to kw more about the country in which they live. John Robert Colombo has been called many things ...including Master Gatherer for his compilations of Canadiana, John Bartlett Colombo for his books of quotations, Cartographer of the Canadian Imagination for his ground-breaking anthologies of Canadian fantastic literature, and Canada's Mr. Mystery for his books about the supernatural and the pararmal. Since 1960 he has written, compiled or translated over 150 books.
- Author BiographyJohn Robert Colombo, the author of the best-selling Colombo's Canadian Quotations and Fascinating Canada , has written, translated, or edited over two hundred books. He is the recipient of the Harboufront Literary Prize and the Order of Canada, and is a Fellow of the Frye Centre.
- Author(s)John Robert Columbo
- PublisherThe Dundurn Group
- Date of Publication01/06/2001
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationOntario
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintHounslow Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight547 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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