Rue Fabre Centre of the Universe (Paperback)
From the Publisher:
These quirky, slice-of-life tales from one of Canada's most beloved radio celebrities evoke a Quebec unknown to most English-speaking Canadians. For young Jean-Claude, a journey outside the realm of Rue Fabre in Montreal's East End constituted a veritable odyssey. Traveling in his father's truck, a candy and cigarette showroom on wheels, Jean-Claude discovers a strange and fascinating world, extraordinary individuals, and incredible situations. Endlessly tempted by this horn of plenty?red cinnamon fish, Cherry Blossom chocolates, Lifesavers, maple sugar cones, sugary strawberries, jelly beans, and black balls?Jean-Claude develops an exhaustive comparative study of sweets, with hilarious results.