Every Object Has a Story: Extraordinary Canadians Celebrate the Royal Ontario Museum

Hardcover | April 12, 2014

byThe Royal Ontario Museum

not yet rated|write a review
For the past 99 years, the Royal Ontario Museum has introduced its visitors to objects from all corners of the globe. In celebration of the Museum's centennial, twenty-one Canadian writers, painters, filmmakers - even an astronaut - share their personal connections with a unique object from the Museum's collection in this extraordinary volume.Read bestselling author and anthropologist Wade Davis's insights about the Hudson Strait Kayak, the presence of the Shiva Nataraja in award-winning filmmaker Deepa Mehta's household, or astronaut Chris Hadfield's thoughts on a very rare type of meteorite, the largest of its kind ever found in Canada, and more.The ROM, in partnership with The Walrus Foundation and House of Anansi Press, brings you an anthology of Canada's finest writing. Combining curatorial expertise and intimate perspectives, this writing is complemented by stunning contemporary photography and striking documentary shots, emphasizing the personal experience within these natural and cultural masterpieces.Full list of contributors:Anita Rau BadamiRobert BatemanJoseph BoydenWayson ChoyAustin ClarkeWade DavisUzoma EsonwanneSheree FitchCharlotte GrayChris HadfieldLawrence HillAlex HutchinsonRoss KingDavid MacfarlaneJoe MacInnisMargaret MacMillanLinden MacIntyreDeepa MehtaLynda ReevesGuy VanderhaegheAritha van Herk

Pricing and Purchase Info

$28.64
$29.95 list price
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25
Prices may vary. why?
Please call ahead to confirm inventory.

From the Publisher

For the past 99 years, the Royal Ontario Museum has introduced its visitors to objects from all corners of the globe. In celebration of the Museum's centennial, twenty-one Canadian writers, painters, filmmakers - even an astronaut - share their personal connections with a unique object from the Museum's collection in this extraordinary...

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is among the world's leading museums of natural history and world cultures. It is located in Toronto, Ontario.

other books by The Royal Ontario Museum

The Rom Field Guide To Birds Of Ontario
The Rom Field Guide To Birds Of Ontario

Paperback|Apr 24 2001

$27.48$29.99list price
Archaeological Report
Archaeological Report

Paperback|Jul 28 2010

$45.50

see all books by The Royal Ontario Museum
Format:HardcoverDimensions:188 pages, 11.25 × 9.75 × 0.82 inPublished:April 12, 2014Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770894861

ISBN - 13:9781770894860

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Every Object Has a Story: Extraordinary Canadians Celebrate the Royal Ontario Museum

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

"[T]he 21 items highlighted in the museum's extraordinary, beautifully photographed book.have better stories than some, and far better storytellers than most." - Brian Bethune, Maclean's