Recommended by Bob, a patron of the Canton Public Library.
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Once described as "poetic prose," this collection of essays and stories describes the life of a modern funeral director.
In this collection of nonfiction essays and poems, Mr. Lynch brings life to his profession in the mortuary trade.
Part of the Michigan History collection. Mr. Franck shows the history and ongoing life of Detroit's Elmwood Cemetery in photos and description of many of its famous and infamous residents.
Originally a series of TV documentaries produced by CBC. This book traces the various immigrants who settled and formed Canada over the past 150 years. The subtitle reads: They came on dreams, the immigrants, to build a nation. Given to me on my 70th birthday with the inscription: To a fellow recipient of the crazy Bulmer seeds that scattered on wayward paths to Canada & the U.S.
C.S. Forester, of Horatio Hornblower fame, captures the British "stiff upper lip" in early 20th century Africa. Growing up in the early 1940s, Africa was the "Dark Continent," and always mysterious. This novel brings it all to life.