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Best Books About Toronto

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A trilogy
Bernice Thurman Hunter - 1998-01-01 (first published in 1985)
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Follow Beatrice Thomson, a.k.a "Booky," in the midst of the Depression era as she navigates being the middle child and a family struggling to make ends meet. Booky's big imagination and endless curiosity lead her on wild adventures and into troublesome situations. Discover the joys of finding entertainment without spending a cent alongside the indomitable Booky.
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Baseball Life Advice
Loving the Game That Saved Me
Stacey May Fowles - 2017-04-11
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Baseball Life Advice celebrates and challenges the game of baseball, reminding us why it truly matters. Author Stacey May Fowles shares her personal perspective on a range of topics, from the romance of spring training to the politics of booing. She confronts stereotypes about female fans and the "boys will be boys" attitude in the sport. Fowles also provides exhilarating snapshots of the Toronto Blue Jays' 2015 and 2016 seasons and offers inspiring "baseball life advice" quotes from players and others that apply to daily living. This passionate ode to the game and its community demonstrates how we can use baseball as a lens to examine who we are.
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The Way of Baseball
Finding Stillness at 95 mph
Shawn Green - 2011-06-07
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Discover the unexpected life lessons learned through baseball in this insightful read. Two-time All Star Shawn Green shares his spiritual practices that guided his career and show how they can be applied to any aspect of life. From finding stillness in the chaos to remaining fully present, this book offers a unique perspective on achieving fulfillment.
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Concrete Toronto
A Guide to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies
Michael McClelland - 2004-10-14
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Discover Toronto's hidden gems of brutalist architecture with Concrete Toronto. This book showcases the unique and important qualities of Toronto's concrete buildings, from international landmarks to metropolitan infrastructure and single-family homes. With articles, interviews, and case studies, this diverse group of experts examines the past and future of these structures, appealing to both architecture enthusiasts and readers looking for a refreshing perspective on the city's neglected buildings. Don't miss out on this fascinating tour of a concrete jungle.
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Foul ball!
Five years in the American League
Alison Gordon - 1985-01-01 (first published in 1984)
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Foul ball!: Five years in the American League...
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Imagining Toronto
Amy Harris - 2010-10-16
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Imagining Toronto takes readers on a literary journey through the history of Canada's largest city, exploring its portrayal in fiction, poetry, and essays. Author Amy Lavender Harris showcases the multicultural aspects of the city and the depth and complexity captured by its writers. Discover Toronto's literary genealogies, from First Nations stories to graphic novels, and uncover the beauty and struggles of its inhabitants as depicted on the written page. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Toronto beyond its clichés.