Mary Cook

Biography

Mary Cook has published almost a dozen books, all of which have become Canadian best sellers! These are books compiled of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humour and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past, and who appear time and again, so that we, the reader, become so familiar with them, we can actually picture them romping through the pages. Mary Cook was a well-known broadcaster with CBC for 48 years, bringing her warm and delightful stories to an appreciative audience, and earning her seven ACTRA awards! She has written for Canada’s major newspapers and magazines, and is in constant demand as a guest speaker both here and in other countries.

Books

Reflections: The Best Job in the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
The Best Job in the World is a collection of Mary Cook's reflections on topics ranging from Modern Life to Home, Sweet Home; Valley People to Remembering When. As ever, Mary brings to life a host of colourful characters and casts a keen eye on the world around her. It's like catching up with an old friend.
One For Sorrow Two For Joy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
Time to Blow out the Lamp
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
View from the West Hill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.

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