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Here's Mike

& Junkyard Granny, Whistling Bernie Smith, the Robertson Screwdriver, Pancakes and Eternal Truth

by (author) Mike McCardell

Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Initial publish date
Sep 2011
Editors, Journalists, Publishers, Essays
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    Sep 2011
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An ultra-fan whose home is a shrine to the Vancouver Canucks thinks he may have the answer to the team's shocking collapse in the 2011 playoffs; a homeless man who has become a caring mainstay at the Downtown Eastside shelter run by the First United Church, and many anecdotes of generosity among people who have nothing are only a few of the inspirational tales that appear among Mike McCardell's latest collection of stories.

By noticing the little things and not ignoring the big things, McCardell shows us that everyone has a story to tell—his humour and his eye for the human condition have made him a wizard at finding magic moments in everyday life. In Here's Mike, the follow-up to his bestselling Everything Works and The Expanded Reilly Method, McCardell has chosen his favourite stories from the thousands of television tales he has shared at the close of Global TV's six o'clock News Hour.

The unforgettable characters and humorous happenings in Here's Mike will brighten any day and leave you wanting more.

About the author

Mike McCardell has earned the loyalty of hundreds of thousands of fans for his investigative reporting and human-interest stories. He is the author of the bestselling essay collections Unlikely Love StoriesHere’s MikeChasing the Story GodBack Alley ReporterGetting to the BubbleThe Expanded Reilly MethodThe Blue Flames that Keep Us WarmEverything Works and None of This Was Planned, as well as the local history book Haunting Vancouver and the memoir Cardboard Ocean. You can also catch his stories on “The Last Word,” which airs at the end of CTV News at Six on weeknights.

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