Maple Leaf Rag: Travels Across Canada

by Stephen Brook | Travel |
ISBN: 0394758331 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingHI77wing of Fort Myers, Florida USA on 5/13/2016
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingHI77wing from Fort Myers, Florida USA on Friday, May 13, 2016
The world from a tilted

angle on the glass,
can have a strange view.

Journal Entry 2 by wingHI77wing at Fort Myers, Florida USA on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Released 3 yrs ago (6/21/2016 UTC) at Fort Myers, Florida USA

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

This lovely little book has dressed itself in nakedness and a few well placed balloons! ;)

And so it's ready to join the Party for the 2016 Birthday Rabck Group! :D

Here's to a new dance for a new year! So slip on your party shoes and dust off your hat... It's your day. It's your time. Give them enough to talk about for a good hundred years! >;)

Journal Entry 3 by thegoaliegirl at Vancouver, Washington USA on Thursday, June 30, 2016
Received this wishlist book for my birthday. I'm so excited to read it! Hoping to find some time soon to read it! Thank you so much!

Journal Entry 4 by thegoaliegirl at Vancouver, Washington USA on Tuesday, May 08, 2018
I tried really hard to get into this book, but I just couldn't get into his writing style. Will be moving it along soon. Thanks again for the birthday present HI77!

Released 1 yr ago (5/22/2018 UTC) at Thegoaliegirl's Travel Narrative bookbox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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Sent out in the 2018 thegoaliegirl's travel narrative bookbox to start the box off!


Journal Entry 6 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Monday, June 04, 2018
I'm claiming this from the Travel Narrative bookbox. Just in time for Canada Day!

Later: I enjoyed this look across Canada, though I found myself more drawn to the sections on Quebec and Ontario, as I've actually been there and have at least some basis for comparison {wry grin}. Though now I want to visit more of the territories - Newfoundland and the Maritimes are potentially reachable via (long) road-or-ferry trip...

Anyway, I found a nice mix of historical information and local oddities, with the author's personal touches. I did wonder how much things have changed since the book came out in the late '80s, but I found plenty of familiar notes, not least the author's praise of Aux Vieux Canadiens, the vintage-1677 house in old Quebec City - I'd had a marvelous meal there last year when visiting the city with a friend.

While the writing wasn't always as scintillating as I'd have liked, I did appreciate this opportunity to visit so much of Canada vicariously!

Released 1 yr ago (6/24/2018 UTC) at Main Street (see release notes for details) in Nashua, New Hampshire USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I plan to leave this book on a bench or window ledge on Main St. near today's Farmers Market; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in NH here.]

*** Released for the 2018 Keep Them Moving release challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2018 Canada Days release challenge. ***

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