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Memories of the Beach free pdf In this rare combination of history and memoir, Lorraine O'Donnell Williams details life within Toronto's Beach community in the 1930s and '40s from the vantage point of her front verandah, which abutted the boardwalk. Her extensive research has uncovered numerous hidden facets of the heritage of this exceptional neighbourhood, including the stories of what was in its time one of North America's most remarkable amusement parks, the popular dance hall, and how the area was transformed from cottage to urban living.

About Lorraine O'Donnell Williams

Lorraine O'Donnell Williams was born and raised in the Beach district of Toronto. Her career has included senior positions in the correctional, forensic psychiatry, and psychiatric fields of social work. The mother of five adult children, she recently retired from private practice to write full-time and currently lives with her husband in Markham, Ontario.

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Author : Lorraine O'Donnell Williams
Publisher : Natural Heritage Books
Data Published : 30 May 2010
ISBN : 155488389X
EAN : 9781554883899
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 239 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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