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Roads to Richmond

Portraits of Quebec's Eastern Townships

by (author) Nick Fonda

illustrated by Palmer Dennis

Publisher
Baraka Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2010
Category
Quebec, Anecdotes
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781926824000
    Publish Date
    Sep 2010
    List Price
    $19.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781926824222
    Publish Date
    Sep 2010
    List Price
    $15.99

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Description

Part history, part travelogue, this charming guide introduces the unassuming but unforgettable people who live and work in the Eastern Townships?the tree-clad, rolling foothills nestled between the St. Lawrence River and the American border. Written in a tongue-in-cheek style by an award-winning journalist, the accounts of quirky people and interesting towns provide plenty of armchair reading?and the attractions of the area will surely beckon to travelers who hope to find the quintessential Canada.

About the authors

Nick Fonda has worked as a lumberjack (hauling logs with horses not skidders), farmer, carpenter, restauranteur and raconteur and squeezed in a career as a teacher, both in the UK and Canada. Based in Richmond, Quebec, he presides the Richmond County Historical Society and contributes regularly to The Record, The Townships Outlet and the Quebec Heritage News.

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