Vancouver Was Awesome: A Curious Pictorial History

February 17, 2014|
Vancouver Was Awesome: A Curious Pictorial History
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Vancouver is one of the world’s top tourist destinations according to numerous annual surveys and publications such as Conde Nast Traveler. It also hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics, and is considered one of the world’s “most livable cities.”

This book is a collaboration with the website “Vancouver Is Awesome,” a popular online blog dedicated to life in Vancouver. Its most popular post are Lani Russwurm’s “Vancouver Was Awesome” entries featuring a unique image and story from Vancouver’s past; Lani is a Vancouver history buff who has collected images and stories about the city for many years. Entries in the book range from 1880 (shortly before Vancouver’s inception) to 1970 and subjects include Rudyard Kipling, Errol Flynn, Chinatown’s opium dens, vaudeville, and the stories behind Vancouver’s historic buildings and natural spaces.

Non-traditional market: travel accounts; art & photography accounts

Title:Vancouver Was Awesome: A Curious Pictorial History
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:February 17, 2014
Publisher:Arsenal Pulp Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781551525266

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