Kenneth Deluca

"smugster"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 53% (8 of 15)
Location: Ontario Canada
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 380,971 - Total Helpful Votes: 8 of 15
Extreme Vinyl Café by Stuart McLean
Extreme Vinyl Café by Stuart McLean
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Good enough for me to send as Christmas gifts and know it was well given. As always, Stuart's voice comes through in his run-on sentences and twisting plots of irony and humour. We forgive him his style because it delights the ear as his tales so caringly touch the heart.
Too Close to the Falls: A Memoir by Catherine Gildiner
Too Close to the Falls: A Memoir by Catherine Gildiner
3.0 out of 5 stars Falls short, Dec 18 2009
Too Close to the Falls is supposed to be a true story; it comes off as surreal bio that strains credulity. I purchased Catherine Gildiner's book and her sequel after hearing her being interviewed on CBC radio. In that delightful interview she spoke of times in her life covered in both books. She is an excellent, humourous oral racconteur. Alas, her speaking skills do not translate as well to the written page. It is a good read, to be sure and it easily passed my test of interest, reading uninterupted by other books' attention.

The fault I find is her attempt to capture the innocent's POV so many years later while relating details which would have had little meaning to a… Read more
Connections by James Burke
Connections by James Burke
Maybe it's me, but I found of the three media used by James Buirke to present his lessons, the printed word worked best. The illustrations actually illustrate ( unlike the video Connections 2 series ) and the text is easier to follow than in the audio discs which outline the same approach to science development.