How to Be a Canadian: Even If You Already Are One

Paperback | June 1, 2007

byWill Ferguson, Ian Ferguson

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A new format for the little book that has become a Canadian cultural icon, still a best-seller six years after its first publication.

When Margaret Atwood suggested Will Ferguson follow up his runaway best-seller Why I Hate Canadians with a "tongue-in-cheek guidebook for newcomers on how to be Canadian," Will thought it was a swell idea, and he quickly recruited his brother, comedy writer Ian Ferguson, creator and executive producer of the television series Sin City. Together, the Ferguson brothers have created the ultimate guide to Canadian cultural quirks.

This is a hilarious inside look at that unique species, the Canadian, and their thoughts on such diverse subjects as beer, sex, dating rituals, sports, politics, religion -- and, of course, their trademark death-defying search for the middle of any road. Over 200,000 copies of this guide have been sold north of the 49th parallel.

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A new format for the little book that has become a Canadian cultural icon, still a best-seller six years after its first publication.When Margaret Atwood suggested Will Ferguson follow up his runaway best-seller Why I Hate Canadians with a "tongue-in-cheek guidebook for newcomers on how to be Canadian," Will thought it was a swell idea...

Will Ferguson is the best-selling author of Bastards and Boneheads: Canada's Glorious Leaders Past and Present, Canadian History for Dummies and the tongue-in-cheek survey Why I Hate Canadians. His eleventh book, Spanish Fly was published in 2007.Ian Ferguson is an award-winning playwright and humorist whose commentaries have been wide...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.69 inPublished:June 1, 2007Publisher:Douglas And McIntyre (2013) Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1553653114

ISBN - 13:9781553653110

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Table of Contents

From an Idea by Margaret Atwood...Introduction: How to Find Canada on a MapCanada: A Rich Tapestry (Who to Hate and Why): How to Mingle with CanadiansA Cross-Canada Tour: How to Get LostLearning the Language: How to Talk Like a CanadianLeisure Activities: How to Waste Time Like a CanadianSports and/or Recreation: How to Watch TV Like a CanadianCanadian Cuisine (and How to Avoid It): How to Eat Like a CanadianMating Rituals: How to be as Romantic as a CanadianSexBeer: How to Drink Like a CanadianArt and Stuff: How to be as Cultured as a CanadianSocial Values: How to be as Upstanding as a CanadianImports, Exports and Escorts: How to Make Money Like a Canadian (or not)How the Canadian Government WorksProgressive Conservatives, Responsible Government and Other Oxymorons: How to Rule Like a CanadianTwelve Ways to Say "I'm Sorry": How to Be Canadian--in the Worst WayYou May Already Be a Canadian!: Take the Quiz and Find Out