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A mile of make-believe : a history of the Eaton's Santa Claus parade

Author: Steven Penfold
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Mile of Make Believe examines the unique history of the Santa Claus parade in Canada. This volume focuses on the Eaton's sponsored parades that occurred in Toronto, Montreal, and Winnipeg as well as the shorter-lived parades in Calgary and Edmonton. There is also a discussion of small town alternatives, organized by civic groups, service clubs, and chambers of commerce."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Penfold, Steven, 1966-
Mile of make-believe.
Toronto ; Buffalo : London : University of Toronto Press, 2016
(OCoLC)950450975
Named Person: Santa Claus.; Père Noël.; Santa Claus, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Penfold
ISBN: 9781442630970 1442630973
OCLC Number: 958993522
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The corporate fantastic --
Santa in public --
The mediated Santa --
The civic fantastic --
Casualty of the times --
The most fabulous dreams of childhood.
Other Titles: Eaton's Santa Claus parade
Responsibility: Steve Penfold.
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Steve Penfold has "crafted a smart and funny account of a lost piece of Canadiana." -- Holly Doan Blacklocks Reporter, November 5, 2016

 
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