So, You Want to be Canadian?: All about the Most Fascinating People in the World and the Magical Place that They Call Home

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Raincoast Books, 2004 - Canada - 95 pages
Weren't lucky enough to be born a Canadian but always wanted to be one? Or do you just want to know more about the land of beer and beavers and Mounties and moose? This playfully illustrated and cheeky celebration of Canada and all things Canadian is just the thing you've been waiting for. Uncover the mysteries of "eh," why so many famous comedians hail from Canada, and which surprising films were actually shot here. Learn the differences between the two Canadian Snowbirds, marvel at the dreamy list of famous Canadian hotties and tap your toes to the all-time Canadian top 40 smash-hit songs. Packed with trivia, this handy and accessible guide reveals a multitude of fascinating facts about what makes us the most glorious of nations.Featuring amazing Canadian inventions, great moments in Canadian history, a handy Canadian-American translator, and pointers on how to eat, dress and apologize like a Canadian, So, You Want to Be Canadian will get you all the ins and outs of being a Canadian-even if you aren't.

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User Review  - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing

An impulse-download from the library. It's a very quick read - only 41 pages and had some interesting facts and figures in it. There are some useful tips for wannabe Canadians and a handy list of ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrn945 - LibraryThing

So You Want to be Canadian is possibly the funniest and craziest book I have ever read about the wonder that is Canadians. Although the book was written in 2004 and has not been updated (as far as I ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Kerry Colburn is the author of The Rebound Journal, My Fabulous Life and My Dysfunctional Life (all from Chronicle Books). She lives in San Francisco-and wants to be Canadian so much that she married her co-author. Rob Sorensen originally hails from Edmonton. Although he now lives in San Francisco, he still faithfully drinks Crown Royal, roots for the Oilers and celebrates Canada Day.

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