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Colombo, John Robert 1936-

Overview
Works: 363 works in 954 publications in 3 languages and 12,861 library holdings
Genres: Quotations  Biography  Encyclopedias  Poetry  Folklore  Miscellanea  Humor  Dictionaries  Guidebooks  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Other
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Most widely held works about John Robert Colombo
 
Most widely held works by John Robert Colombo
1000 questions about Canada by John Robert Colombo( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the dollar bill still legal tender? Who were the "Symphony Six"? What is the "monkey-in-a-hat stamp"? These are some of the questions answered within
Ghost stories of Canada by John Robert Colombo( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just when you thought it was safe to peek out from under the covers, along comes Ghost Stories of Canada to remind you that there are plenty of ghouls to watch out for in the True North. Ghost Stories of Canada is a collection of one hundred of the eeriest accounts of ghosts, poltergeists, and hauntings ever told in Canada. Included are descriptions of some the most spine-tingling mysteries of the past - the Mackenzie River Ghost, the Baldoon Mystery, the Wynyard Apparition, and the Great Amherst Mystery, to name a few. There are also first-hand narratives of the ghostly experiences of present-
Colombo's Canadian references by John Robert Colombo( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to introduce many people, places and things of Canadian interest that are likely to be encountered by the average person reading or in conversation; There are approximately 6,000 entries relating to a wide variety of categories of national and local significance, as well as current and historical issues; Fifty categories are presented in the book's scope and include: Abbreviations, Agriculture, Architecture, Art, Associations, Aviation, Awards, Broadcasting, Business, Canadianisms, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Eskimos, Events, Fauna, Film, Finance, Flora, Food & Drink, Geography, Government, History, Holidays, Indians, Journalism, Labour, Language, Law, Literature, Manufacturing, Military, Mining, Money, Music, Personalities, Places & Regions, Politics, Publications, Railways, Religion, Resources, Ships, Science, Sites, Society, Sports, Technology, Theatre, War
Windigo, an anthology of fact and fantastic fiction( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-four passages of fact and fantastic fiction - legends and lore, stories and poems, descriptions and interpretations - concerned with Windigo, the horrible and terrible spirit which haunts Algonkian-speaking Indians of Canada
Colombo's Canadian quotations by John Robert Colombo( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poets of Canada( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do I love thee; sixty poets of Canada (and Quebec) select and introduce their favourite poems from their own work by John Robert Colombo( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popcorn in paradise : the wit and wisdom of Hollywood( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wit and wisdom of Hollywood
Canadian literary landmarks by John Robert Colombo( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a list of three dozen of the top literary locales in Canada. The selection of sites is necessarily subjective, yet it attempts to represent geographical, historical, social, and cultural concerns as well as strictly literary interests
New Canadian quotations by John Robert Colombo( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo poems by John Robert Colombo( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the Indians( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the lyrics of Canadian Indian songs
1001 questions about Canada by John Robert Colombo( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colombo's Concise Canadian quotations by John Robert Colombo( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Toronto; new poems by John Strachan( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great San Francisco earthquake and fire by John Robert Colombo( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colombo's Little book of Canadian proverbs, graffiti, limericks, & other vital matters by John Robert Colombo( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From zero to one: poems by Robert Zend by Robert Zend( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dictionary of Canadian quotations by John Robert Colombo( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of the Inuit by John Robert Colombo( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 80 poems originally transcribed and translated by cultural anthropologists in remote Arctic settlements during the first two decades of this century. Illustrated with photographs by Robert Flaherty
 
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1000 questions about Canada
Alternative Names
Colombo, J. R. 1936-

Colombo, J. R. (John Robert), 1936-

Colombo, John R. 1936-

Colombo, John Robert

Ginsberg, Ruta 1936-

Ginzberg, Ruta 1936-

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Languages
English (165)

Russian (1)

French (1)

Covers
Ghost stories of CanadaThe Dictionary of Canadian quotations