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By Anny Scoones

Join loved storyteller Anny Scoones as she units out to find the old fashioned and quirky charms of Victoria, BC. not only a booklet of facts, Hometown is a gradual walk via a various sector with a desirable and layered historical past. become aware of, pause, think of, and feature what Anny loves to name a bit imagine at the a number of features and personalities of those parts. examine not just how public artwork, seashore creatures, monuments, history and old beneficial properties create a neighbourhood and give a contribution to a bigger urban, but in addition how they make us consider, how they circulation us.

Illustrated with one hundred twenty unique watercolours by means of acclaimed artist Robert Amos, and that includes detailed poems via Victorias poet laureate, Janet Rogers, Hometown: Out and approximately in Victorias Neighbourhoods provides Canadas so much livable urban because the locals see it.

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