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Tovell, Vincent

Overview
Works: 69 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 304 library holdings
Genres: Essays  Biographies  Documentary films  Biographical films  Musical films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Televised performances  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Editor, Producer, Author
Classifications: PR6011.O58, 824
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Most widely held works about Vincent Tovell
 
Most widely held works by Vincent Tovell
Glenn Gould : a portrait by Glenn Gould( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Glenn Gould was one of the greatest pianists of our time. His sudden death at the age of 50, on October 4, 1982, shocked the musical world. This portrait of a genius examines the many creative roles he played as an explorer of the world of sound"--Container
Success of a mission: Lord Durham in Canada by Eric Koch( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Istomin-Stern-Rose Trio in performance : trios( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Success of a mission: Lord Durham in evision by Eric Koch( )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the skin of a lion by Michael Ondaatje( Recording )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Patrick Lewis, raised in the Canadian backwoods, goes to Toronto in 1924, his life becomes entwined with Clara Dickens and Alice Gull. This lyrical, sometimes surreal, novel has side stories about union martyrs and labour pioneers. Winner of the 1987 Governor General's Award. Descriptions of sex
The Russian album by Michael Ignatieff( Recording )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the use of his grandparents' diaries, the author recreates his family history. The Ignatieffs, firmly entrenched in the Russian nobility, served in the tsarist government. In late 1917, the events of the Revolution overtook the family and they chose exile in the West. 1987
Fire and sand : the mysteries of glass( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the history of glass from earliest Egyptian experiments with glazes to 20th century works. Included are a visit to the Steuben glassworks, and a look at the use of glass in modern technology. The art-glass movement of today is presented
Paddle to the Amazon : the ultimate 12,000-mile canoe adventure by Don Starkell( Recording )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and his two teenaged sons left Winnipeg in a 21-foot canoe and 23 months later, after travelling 12,000 miles, arrived in Belam, Brazil. They had paddled amidst storms, pirates and drug smugglers down the Mississippi River, along the Gulf of Mexico to Venezuela and down the Amazon River to its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean
The private voice by Peter Gzowski( Recording )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Gzowski, the host of the CBC radio program "Morningside", reminisces about his childhood in Galt, Ont., his failed marriage, and his successful career as a journalist and broadcaster. 1988
Headhunter : a novel by Timothy Findley( Recording )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilah Kemp, a one-time librarian and sometimes spiritualist, inadvertently lets the character Kurtz out of the novel, 'Heart of darkness'. While Kurtz is stalking the streets of Toronto, Lilah frantically searches for a Marlow to help her deal with this literary villain
Rites of Spring by Modris Eksteins( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1913, intellectuals and artists clamoured by change. Four years of trench warfare achieved this, but the pasing of the war also brought revolution, inflation and dislocation. The book examines the origins, impact and aftermath of the Great War of 1914-1918
God's dominion : a sceptic's quest by Ron Graham( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graham looks at the history and current events of religion across Canada, from bishops to preachers, from communes in British Columbia to Tibetan Buddhists in Halifax, from the Sikhs of Vancouver to the Hutterites of Manitoba to the Jews of Montreal, to monasteries and psychic fairs
Alder music by Gary L Saunders( Recording )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays on nature, ecology and the environment look at such things as alders, coyotes, shopping malls, the seal hunts, Eaton's catalogue, ice ages, bushplanes, and cod liver oil
A dream like mine : a novel by M. T Kelly( Recording )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manager of a plundering pulp and paper mill is kidnapped by a menacing Indian named Arthur. Arthur is not quite sane and the businessman is unrepentant. A journalist becomes another of Arthur's captives, his unwitting accomplice
Something hidden : a portrait of Wilder Penfield( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eminent Canadian neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield, spurred by an insatiable curiosity and a persistent sense of mission, led a team that explored the brain and uncovered many of its mysteries. Through the 'Montreal Method, ' an innovative operation in which the patient remained conscious throughout, he was able to map much of the brain. He found the centers of sensation and motor control, and stumbled across fascinating clues to memory. To trace his complex life, the film uses both contemporary and historical footage, including remarkable scenes of the epilepsy operation that made him famous. His religious feeling and writing career are also detailed."--NFB video and film catalogue
Glenn Gould: a portrait : un ritratto by Glenn Gould( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarborough College, University of Toronto( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Scarborough College, U of T, with various shots of facilities. Includes comments by the architect and the Dean concerning construction, rationale for design, etc.-
Frozen fire : a tale of courage by James Houston( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathew and his Inuit friend, Kayak, set out on a perilous journey to find Mathew's father when he fails to return from a prospecting trip
Two cheers for democracy by E. M Forster( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetical essays revealing the social conscience of the modern English novelist
 
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English (61)