Ottawa Book of Everything
Author: Art Montague
Everything you wanted to know about Ottawa and were going to ask anyway
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE . . .
"We longtime residents of Ottawa have no reason to actually buy this book, right? What is there worth knowing about our hometown that we don't already know? Arthur Montague's compendium of local minutiae, points out there's more to this city than meets most eyes."
— Bruce Deachman, The Ottawa Citizen
INSPIRED . . .
"A fun-inspired style, this book offers everything you ever wanted to know."
— Due East
SAMPLE CHAPTER & TABLE OF CONTENTS
From lumber town to G-town and capital city to the Byward Market and Rideau Canal and the Beaver Tail to profiles of Colonel By Alanis Morissette, Michael Cowpland and the Stopwatch Gang, there is no book as comprehensive as the Ottawa Book of Everything. No book is more fun.
Well-known Ottawans give you their take on lesser-known aspects of Canada's capital city. Ben Mulroney tells his five things you didn't know about living at 24 Sussex Drive; Mike Duffy gives us the five best restaurants to overhear political gossip, filmmaker Lee Demarbre's five best places to shoot in Ottawa. From the coldest, the hottest and the iciest weather, Ottawa's third official language of bureaucratese, the most sensational crimes, the GG and the city's First People – it's all here!
If you love Ottawa, then you'll adore the Ottawa Book of Everything!