I was a teenage Katima-victim a Canadian odyssey by Will Ferguson

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Published by Douglas & McIntyre in Vancouver .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Ferguson, Will -- Travel -- Canada.,
  • Katimavik (Organization) -- Humor.,
  • Canadian wit and humor.,
  • Canadian wit and humor (English),
  • Canada -- Description and travel -- Humor.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWill Ferguson.
GenreHumor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1026.4 .F45 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL492519M
ISBN 10155054652X
LC Control Number98224415
OCLC/WorldCa39387364

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I Was a Teenage Katima-Victim book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. I was a teenage Katima-victim: A Canadian odyssey Paperback – January 1, by Will Ferguson (Author)/5(4).

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Will is an amazing authour (I've read 3 other books of his)/5. The title of Will Ferguson’s newest book, I Was a Teenage Katima-Victim, benefits from the same hyperbole that made his first, Why I Hate Canadians, so controversial.

Interspersed with letters written home, Ferguson’s narrative reads like a novel of the absurd, a coming-of-age tale for both Ferguson and Canada in those naive pre-Mulroney years that everyone likes to get nostalgic about these days.

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My rating: 9/Funny and thought provoking. This is the book that made me a Will Ferguson fan, way back inwhen I plucked it off the "New Releases" bookstore shelf solely for the reference.

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An inside reference that a lot of Canadians don't even get. The book, however, is delightful: a coming of age story with a fierce and nationalistic bite. Meet Kim Pyong-il who is a leader Kim Jong-un's uncle amid rumors about Kim's poor health.

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With Will Ferguson in the literary spotlight these days, due to his Booker Prize win for A Novel just a week ago, I felt the urge to dig through the bookshelves and re-read the my first ever Ferguson book, the now-obscure coming-of-age-Canadian-style memoir, I Was a Teen.

His first two books were followed by: I Was a Teenage Katima-Victim, a memoir, culled largely from diary entries, of Ferguson’s time in Katimavik, the ill-fated Trudeau-era Peace Corps-style group; Hokkaido Highway Blues, a travel narrative in Japan; Bastards & Boneheads, a popular Canadian history title; and Canadian History for Dummies.

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The author is Will Ferguson. Other Canadian-culture books he's written include "Why I Hate Canadians", "How To Be A Canadian", and a memoir called "I Was A Teenage Katima-Victim".

I've read them all and they're great, totally worth checking out. "Souvenir of Canada" by Douglas Coupland is also a good read. Also reading the book One Year After and been gradually rereading Attack on Titan (on book 6 atm.)PM # MrLobster.

View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Starting: "I Was A Teenage Katima-Victim! -- A Canadian Odyssey" by Will Ferguson I've started this book previously but wasn't dedicating the time for 5/5().In my prime, I could easily polish off a page book in an evening. It takes me longer now–kids sort of bite into the “me” time.

😉 I don’t meet with a book cloub–I tend to read at whim and picking up a scheduled book to discuss kind of brings with it all the baggage of the English Lit degree I managed to avoid completing.

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