The Morningside World of Stuart McLean

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Penguin, 1996 - Radio broadcasters - 256 pages
For years, Canadians across the country waited with eager anticipation for Stuart McLean's Monday morning appearances on CBC-Radio's Morningside. Funny and charming, poignant and nostalgic, McLean's essays illuminate a world most of us take for granted.

Among Stuart's favourites in this collection are:
- the shocking truth about household dust
- the importance of hardware stores
- the sad, true tale of Anne, the street lady
- an ode to the Popsicle, "one of the world's most perfect foods"
- the story of the greatest game of Monopoly ever played.

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McLean's reports as broadcast on Peter Gzowski's Morningside (CBC radio) are still funny, fascinating and informative. Read full review

Contents

Mysteries of the Wooden Pencil
9
A Few Kind Words About Barber Shops
23
High Anxiety
39
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

STUART McLEAN writes and hosts the popular CBC Radio show The Vinyl Cafe. Over one million people around the world tune in to the show every week. He is the author of many bestselling and award-winning books, including eight collections of Vinyl Cafe stories.

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