The Toronto Book of the Dead

byAdam BunchForeword byShawn Micallef

September 16, 2017|
The Toronto Book of the Dead by Adam Bunch
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Exploring Toronto''s history through the stories of its most fascinating and shadowy deaths.

If these streets could talk.

With morbid tales of war and plague, duels and executions, suicides and séances, Toronto''s past is filled with stories whose endings were anything but peaceful. The Toronto Book of the Dead delves into these: from ancient First Nations burial mounds to the grisly murder of Toronto''s first lighthouse keeper; from the rise and fall of the city''s greatest Victorian baseball star to the final days of the world''s most notorious anarchist.

Toronto has witnessed countless lives lived and lost as it grew from a muddy little frontier town into a booming metropolis of concrete and glass. The Toronto Book of the Dead tells the tale of the ever-changing city through the lives and deaths of those who made it their final resting place.
Adam Bunch is the creator of the Toronto Dreams Project, and has written about the history of the city for Spacing Magazine, Torontoist and the Huffington Post. In 2012, he earned an honourable mention for a Governor General''s History Award. Adam lives in Toronto.
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Title:The Toronto Book of the Dead
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:424 pages, 8 X 5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:424 pages, 8 X 5 X 1 in
Published:September 16, 2017
Publisher:Dundurn
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781459738065

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