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The Toronto Story

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This is the story of a city and how it grew from an unknown and unpeopled place to the sprawling, lively, colorful metropolis that more than three million Canadians call home.

With a warm, engaging style, Claire Mackay brings to life the various people and events that shaped the city. We meet William Lyon Mackenzie and his desperate band of followers in the farmers' Rebelli
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 2nd 2002 by Annick Press (first published 1991)
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Claire Mackay’s writing career was not particularly discernible until she wrote her first novel, Mini-Bike Hero, in response to her youngest son's request for a story about his obsession. And to Claire's continuing astonishment "it was accepted, published, became a best-seller, and turned my life upside down. Until that event I had never once thought that I could write for young people."

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