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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 10 months ago by Ian Kaplan
The weakness of traditional tourist or travel guides is that they're good at providing practical information but relatively weak on helping you understand the essence of a place. Read morePublished on February 28, 2010 by Warren Liebold
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
City of Class made me both miss home and exude incredible pride in Vancouver. Now that the city has won it's 2010 bid, it'll be interesting how the dynamic of the city will change. Read morePublished on September 3, 2003