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Author Name:    PINSENT, Gordon HOPE, Bob

Title:   By the Way. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Stoddart, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0773726470 

Seller ID:   10305

PINSENT, Gordon. By the Way. (Toronto) : Stoddart, (1992). First Edition. Pp (6),vii,(3),3-264 + 4 leaves of photos. Illustrated with line drawings. 8vo, black cloth. "The Rowdyman looks back, and what a life it's been! Even though he left Newfoundland in his teens to tread the boards in Winnipeg, Toronto, Stratford, and the United States, Gordon Pinsent has always carrieda good-size chunk of the island in his soul. Frequently whimsical, at time s wistful, the author never fails to display a selfdeprecating wink and thecrinkle of a wise but not too weary smile, whether rolicking in the long-a go Grand Falls of his childhood or navigating past the celluloid sirens of Babylon beneath the Palms. Through sharply etched vignettes we encounter Bob Hope in a Grand Falls bakery, neophyte dentists in Toronto's Annex, [...]". from the dj. Unusually for this sort of book in Canada it has an index. Vg in dj. 15.00


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