You Might Be From Hamilton If…

Graeme MacKay

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ISBN: 9781772760781

You Might Be From Hamilton If…

  Author:   Graeme MacKay    
  Publisher:  MacIntyre Purcell Publishing

The Hammer. The Ambitious City. Steel town.

Canada’s tenth largest city, Hamilton, Ontario, has been called a lot of things. But Hamiltonians, near and far, know they can always come home to a place that has a rich history–and a lot of amusing stories only locals would know.

In comes Graeme MacKay, the editorial cartoonist for the Hamilton Spectator. As a Hamiltonian born and bred, he knows this city’s quirks, its characters and its love affair with being the underdog to Toronto’s “Centre of the Universe” mentality. With more than 120 cartoons, MacKay illustrates what so many people have come to love (and perhaps cringe a little) about this port city.

Founding father, George Hamilton, would be proud.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781772760781
Item MP0078
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing
Published onMay 11 2017
Language eng
Pages 128
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.25(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight380(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Graeme MacKay grew up in Dundas, Ontario, he studied History and Political Science at the University of Ottawa, where he became the graphics editor for the student newspaper, The Fulcrum. In 1997 he was hired as a full-time editorial cartoonist at the Hamilton Spectator. His wit and biting cartoons have graced the pages of his hometown paper ever since. Graeme received a Citation for Excellence in 2013 from the United Nations Ranan Lurie international cartoon contest.