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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

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Title:Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(53 of 61 for author by title)
Too Much College, or, Education Eating Up Life. With Kindred Essays in Education and Humour
Stephen Leacock
Published:   1912
Publisher:Bell & Cockburn
Tags:Canada, Canadiana, fiction, humour, Ontario, Canadian wit and humour, film/TV adaptation, New Canadian Library
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Leacock's most famous work: a collection of short stories about the fictional small Ontario town of Mariposa. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a Canadian author. Born in England, his family moved to Canada when he was six years old. The family settled in Sutton, Ontario on the south shore of Lake Simcoe. A bright student, he went to Upper Canada College where he was top of his class. After a brief stint at teaching (which he loathed) he eventually went on to become chair of the Department of Economics and Political Science at McGill University. Although he wrote several books on these august subjects, he is best known for his light satirical and humorous writing, in particular, "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town". (Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature)

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