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You will come away with an interesting perspective on this very wonderful city.
For Vancouverites, it's a source of boosterist pride, a good chuckle at some in-jokes, and perhaps enlightenment on why things are as they are.
This book presents a charming, personal view of the city of Vancouver, BC, by an author both at home in and in love with his city.
This book consists of poorly organized vignettes on Vancouver. I was hoping for something that would give me a feel for the city. At best this book provides a shallow picture. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ian Kaplan
City of Glass reminds Vancouverites why we live here, and tells guests why they should visit. It is the book you leave in the guest bedroom to inspire and delight... Read morePublished on June 15, 2011 by Yuri Artibise
A humorous, personal portrait of a gorgeous and quirky city. Coupland's narration is funny and dead on. Read morePublished on November 22, 2007 by M. Murphy
Vancouver is great city (at least for a few dry months) and deserve a good book for the visitors. This book meets my needs and is not the typical guide book with maps and names and... Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by Franklin F. Chen
Imagine following Highway 99 south from Whistler down through West and North Vancouver, across the Second Narrows Bridge, along Boundary Road, crossing into Richmond, picking up... Read morePublished on August 4, 2004 by Penmachine
This is not a story by D. Coupland but rather short anecdotes about his hometown Vancouver. I found this book very "canadian": he describes a city and its culture that... Read morePublished on July 13, 2004 by Luc Dancause