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Toledo Moments By Larry Rochelle
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After 46 years of teaching, the former Toledoan, Larry Rochelle, has finished two thrillers this year: BONAVENTURE and OCCUPY FEARRINGTON. “It’s quite curious to explore your childhood... More > hometown with the eyes of an adult, and place vicious murderers into that formerly tranquil landscape,” says the seventy-two-year-old author and sports buff. “Everyone should try it.” Growing up in Toledo’s West Side, Rochelle learned tennis and golf in Ottawa and Jermain Parks. His mother, Claire, often took him to Sigmond Sanger Library where he started off with sports fiction, particularly Claire Bee novels. “I loved those action stories, and later I collected quite a few first editions of his books.” Also credited for his literary bent are the Notre Dame nuns who taught at Gesu School. “Each one of them in the early grades read to us in class. What excitement!”< Less
Canada: Best Places to Visit By Suzan Baker
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From epic mountain ranges to rolling rural vistas, Canada is a land of size and spectacle. Explorations of Canada take visitors from the shores of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, to the heights of... More > the gigantic Rocky Mountains - covering a huge diversity of environments, cultures and people. While holidays in Canada take many forms, with such greats distances to cover, two the most popular ways to experience this vast country are on an escorted tour or by rail. Canada has a large domestic and foreign tourism industry. The second largest country in the world, Canada's incredible geographical variety is a significant tourist attractor. Much of the country's tourism is centered on Canada's four largest metropolitan areas, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Ottawa, well known for their culture, diversity, as well as the many national parks and historic sites.< Less
Ten Mile Creek By Larry Rochelle
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TEN MILE CREEK After a horrific winter in Kansas City, blond tennis pro Palmer Morel takes a summer coaching job in the unsuspected lair of the infamous Purple Gang. After an encounter with his... More > boss's voluptuous, artistic daughter, Christie, he finds more wild life than he first imagined. Skinheads, corrupt cops and drug dealers stalk nearby Ottawa Park, and Morel comes face to face with murder on the banks of the tumultuous Ten Mile Creek. Risking his life and reputation, he searches for clues to the inner workings of the Purple Gang, a murderous group of criminals reportedly destroyed during the 1930s. What he finds threatens to topple the power elite still ruling the Midwest city of Toledo, Ohio.< Less
The Great Adventure - A Life Long Passion for Plants, Places & People By Clive L. Justice
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> The Great Adventure is the memoir of Clive L. Justice from his native Saltspring Island and as a boy on Vancouver Island, to the end of Wartime Europe (WW2); which gave him the opportunity to... More > study Landscape Architecture in Berkeley, California, there being no school in Canada at the time. His graduation took him back to Department of Public Works in Ottawa, and to the western provinces of Canada. > His further study in UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) opened up his practice to designing parks, schools, and Universities Campuses: University of Victoria and University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and UBC were his next big projects. After 34 years of successful finding and gaining experience, he became a volunteer for Canadian Executive Service Overseas (CESO/SACO) as a Park Planner and Construction Supervisor undertaking projects like the Queen's Garden, a garden of native flowers and fruits in Malaysia on her retirement, a gift from the nation.< Less
Store #1 By Jason farr
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Jason Farr is the host of a popular Hamilton Ontario morning radio program called the Legendary Morning Show. The show, heard weekday mornings from 5:30a.m. to 9a.m., is on 820 CHAM, the Legend.... More > This book is a true account of Jason's latest radio stunt. On January 27th, 2006, Jason and his on-air colleagues, Mike Nabuurs and Tom Park, along with Spectator writer Lesley Simpson spent 48 hours in the original Tim Hortons Donut Shop (Store #1) on Ottawa Street in Hamilton's east end. The event was dubbed the Battle of the Books. Each writer went in with the goal of coming out with their own great Canadian novel. Jason, who grew up in the neighborhood, humorously tells of how the Battle began, and shares his memories related to the Battlegrounds of Store #1. All sales of this book and two of three others, will help build a Library at Camp Maple Leaf.< Less