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2008 Heritage Toronto Awards Book Category Nominees

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2008 Heritage Toronto Awards Book Category Nominees

Heritage Toronto has announced the nominees for the 34th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards. The nominees are selected for their outstanding contributions in promoting and conserving Toronto's history and historical landmarks. Awards are given in four categories: the William Greer Architectural Conservation and Craftsmanship Award, Book, Media and Community Heritage. The book category "recognizes well-written non-fiction books published in 2007 that explore Toronto's archaeological, built, cultural and/or natural heritage and history." The award winners will be announced on October 27.

Heritage Toronto Awards Book Category Nominees

  • Rifke: An Improbable Life (ECW Press) by Rosalie Wise Sharpe

  • Historical Distillates: Chemistry at the University of Toronto since 1843 (The Dundurn Group) by Adrian G. Brook and W.A.E. (Peter) McBryde

  • Concrete Toronto: A Guidebook to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies (Coach House Books and E.R.A. Architects) by Michael McClelland and Graeme Stewart (editors)

  • Mean City - From Architecture to Design: How Toronto Went Boom! (Key Porter Books) by John Martins-Manteiga

  • The Great Adventure: 100 Years at the Arts & Letters Club (The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto) by Margaret McBurney

  • I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad (Thomas Allen Publishers) by Karolyn Smardz Frost

  • My Life in Crime and other Academic Adventures (University of Toronto Press) by Martin Friedland

  • Toronto Sprawls: A History (University of Toronto Press) by Lawrence Solomon

For more information and a list of the nominees in all four categories, visit the Heritage Toronto website.

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