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ISBN-10: 1554551560

ISBN-13: 9781554551569

Edition: 2010

Authors: Barb Howard

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Leonard prefers to watch the world around him-he doesn't want to "engage" himself, as his controlling mother would put it. His observations lead him to discover that we all have our own personal obsessions: he watches his mother struggle for control over her home, her family, her garden; he watches his father grasp at the last vestiges of his youth (with some help from the purchase of a swanky red Corvette). But an unlikely friendship between Leonard and Vivian, the old lady next door with the hot tub, teaches Leonard that sometimes his obsession with watching the world go by is keeping him from truly experiencing his own life to its fullest.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 5/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 231
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.63" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

<p class="biography" <b Joan Dixon</b has long been fascinated by Canadian social and cultural history. She has been writing, editing and researching for books, magazines and other media for more than 25 years. She has published nine non-fiction books of her own and edited countless others. In 2010, her essay "The Perils of War and Mother-Son Relationships" won the James H. Gray Award for short non-fiction, and her essay "Embedded on the Home Front" was shortlisted for the Jon Whyte memorial essay prize. She lives in Redwood Meadows, Alberta.</p<p class="biography" <b Barb Howard</b is an author and editor who worked as a lawyer prior to completing her MA in creative…