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by Wayne Johnston
Wayne Johnston is a new-to-me author and I'm glad that I came across him. I thought that Human Amusements was both a fun and thought-provoking read.
Wayne Johnston is a new-to-me author and I'm glad that I came across him. The family dynamic in this novel was really.
I thought that Human Amusements was both a fun and thought-provoking read. Wayne Johnston is the author of The Story of Bobby O’Malley, The Time of Their Lives, The Divine Ryans, Human Amusements, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams – all novels – and of Baltimore’s Mansion, a memoir. He lives in Toronto where is presently working on his sixth novel.
Human Amusements book. Human Amusements is an exceptionally good book, one that is both riotously funny and melancholically humane.
leaves us nostalgic for a kinder, gentler, mediascape, and the life that went with it. . -The Toronto Star. Wayne Johnston’s books are beautifully written, among the funniest I’ve ever read, yet somehow at the same time among the most poignant and moving. This bittersweet novel touches the funny bone and the heart. The Edmonton Journal. Charles Dickens would have greatly admired Johnston’s style and humor–And the old master would have envied the vivid scenes Johnston draws. I have my daughter, Jill, who's an avid Wayne Johnston fan, to thank for another good recommendation from this prolific, entertaining author. Johnston accurately captures the bittersweet nuances of a family's interactions with each other and the world around them as they experience a huge success in the field of television production.
Wayne Johnston's breakthrough epic novel The Colony of Unrequited Dreams was published in several countries .
Wayne Johnston's breakthrough epic novel The Colony of Unrequited Dreams was published in several countries and given high praise from the critics. It earned him nominations for the highest fiction prizes in Canada and was a national bestseller. With The Custodian of Paradise, Wayne Johnston continues his masterful exploration of life in pre-Confederation Newfoundland, and of the powerful forces that give rise to great ism, circumstance, and secrecy; memory, loss, and regret. From Publishers Weekly.
Coming of age on TV. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 15 years ago. Canadian author Johnston forsakes his native Newfoundland for 1960s Toronto to tell a more urban story of growing up in the early heyday of television - from the inside. The narrator, Henry Pendergast, child star, watching reruns of himself on tape, looks back to a time before. My parents, in that other life, were teachers.
Human amusements : a novel.
Human Amusements by Wayne Johnston and Publisher Anchor. This book's format is not supported currently, please contact the publisher. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9780307486103, 0307486109. The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9781400031979, 1400031974. Reflowable eTextbooks do not maintain the layout of a traditional bound book. Reflowable eTextbooks may also contain embedded audio, video, or interactive components in addition to Bookshelf's standard study tools.