My Canada: An Alternative Take on the Great White North by Geordie TelferMy Canada: An Alternative Take on the Great White North by Geordie Telfer

My Canada: An Alternative Take on the Great White North

byGeordie Telfer

Paperback | May 20, 2010

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With his tongue firmly planted in his cheek, humour writer Geordie Telfer rewrites some of the most celebrated and significant moments our country's history with everything from reality game shows to some interesting 'what-ifs': * The Plains of Abraham -- Commander's Corner: If a couple of hockey commentators were hired to commentate on the 250th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, what would happen? * Almanack for the Invasion of Canada: What to do in case of imminent invasion by the US. Includes practical household tips! * Fur Trade Monopoly: Games night with the family will never be the same as you compete for utter dominance of Canada's fur trade! * The Charlottetown Conference of 1864: When the circus comes to town all those stodgy delegates in their stuffy top hats really cut loose! * 24 (short films about Tommy Douglas): Starring his real-life grandson, Kiefer Sutherland. Read the scripts and save the world (or at least universal healthcare) * A Hipster in the Diefenbunker: The cold war heats up with an unlikely run-in between a jive talking hipster and the Canadian establishment * And more.
Geordie Telfer is a writer, actor and artist. As a child, he practiced flying by leaping onto a beanbag chair, and his dream job was to become Batman. Unfortunately, neither ambition turned out, but his passion for adventure remains. Geordie has been an assistant director, a freelance set carpenter and a web and television writer. He w...
Title:My Canada: An Alternative Take on the Great White NorthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.9 inPublished:May 20, 2010Publisher:Folklore PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1894864816

ISBN - 13:9781894864817


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely hilarious Great book, the author starts it with a very funny and hilarious story/skit but then has "What's Real" at the end of the story.
Date published: 2010-08-30