Toronto by Jacob RichlerToronto by Jacob Richler

Toronto

byJacob RichlerPhotographerGeorge Fischer

Hardcover | June 10, 2013

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Toronto has grown to such a size and come to possess such a scope of urban possibilities that it defies generalization. The city outgrew its original nickname of Hogtown decades ago, and the moniker Toronto the Good is just as dated and irrelevant. Now Toronto is a city with a readily identifiable skyline that speaks of skyscrapers and prosperity. But it is also a conglomeration of distinct neighborhoods and immigrant hubs, and each tells a different story of the different people that play a part of the whole. Combined, its temples to sport and religion are sometimes interchangeably grand. The seasonal festivals run from film to art, Caribbean culture to Greek food. The best of its historic hotels, theaters, and concert halls are as iconic as its immediately recognizable streetcars and streetscapes. In these pages award-winning photographer George Fischer turns his revealing lens on every aspect of that rich visual fabric, to uncover all of Toronto’s beauty and truth, and Jacob Richler adds the words that fill in the picture.
Jacob Richler writes regularly on food for Macleans and is the editor and chief critic for their annual Best 50 Restaurants in Canada issue. He was the inaugural restaurant critic for the National Post and has co-authored two cookbooks, one with Mark McEwan and one with Susur Lee. In October, Penguin will publish his book on Canadian c...
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Title:TorontoFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 inPublished:June 10, 2013Publisher:Nimbus PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1551099802

ISBN - 13:9781551099804

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