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Product Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press; Reprint edition (Oct. 15 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1551525259
  • ISBN-13: 978-1551525259
  • Product Dimensions: 25.1 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 522 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #188,520 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The city's eclectic history comes to life in Lani Russwurm's Vancouver Was Awesome.
WHERE Vancouver (WHERE Vancouver 2014-01-08)

About the Author

Lani Russwurm holds degrees in political science and history from Simon Fraser University. He has been blogging about Vancouver history since 2008 as Past Tense Vancouver. He lives with his daughter in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Vancouver Was Awesome is his first book. pasttensevancouver.tumblr.com



Bob Kronbauer is editor-in-chief of Vancouver Is Awesome, a popular, community-based Vancouver blog featuring positive stories of arts, culture, lifestyle, and everything awesome about the city. www.vancouverisawesome.com


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This book is a great romp through Vancouver’s less known history. Easy to dip into and backed by well chosen pictures and snappy writing.
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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful By tom Cuffe on Jan. 8 2014
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The photos required me to use a magnifying glass to look at the people In the pictures. The descriptions were barely adequate. Does the author think that they can copy stock photos already displayed in Chuck Davis Vancouver books and copy almost word for word his writing. This book was a waste of my money. There better books about Vancouver than this one.
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