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Afternoons with the devil : growing up Catholic in a border town

Author: C H Gervais
Publisher: Oakville, Ont. : Mosaic Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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With humour, irony, reminiscences and nostalgia, Marty Gervais brings small town living and its people back to life. The son of an auto worker, he was raised as a staunch Roman Catholic in Windsor, Ontario. The 1950's was an era obsessed with morality, followed by the hope and turmoil of the 1960's. Marty Gervais was a keen and insightful chronicler of all decades, one of the best journalists in southwestern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: C H Gervais; C H Gervais; C H Gervais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C H Gervais
ISBN: 9780889629196 0889629196
OCLC Number: 670421149
Description: 102 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Marty Gervais.

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With humour, irony, reminiscences and nostalgia, Marty Gervais brings small town living and its people back to life. The son of an auto worker, he was raised as a staunch Roman Catholic in Windsor, Ontario. The 1950's was an era obsessed with morality, followed by the hope and turmoil of the 1960's. Marty Gervais was a keen and insightful chronicler of all decades, one of the best journalists in southwestern Ontario, writing for the Windsor Star. Finally, AFTERNOONS WITH THE DEVIL: GROWING UP CATHOLIC brings together his best writing over those many decades.

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