Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

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James Lorimer Limited, Publishers, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 72 pages
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This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Casa Loma, Toronto's most famous historic site, and its owner, Sir Henry Pellatt. Historian Bill Freeman tells the story of Pellatt's life and takes readers on a tour that covers every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle. The text is illustrated in full-color contemporary photos as well as fascinating archival material.

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About the author (1999)

BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his previous publications are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, which he co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People, winner of a Certificate of Commendation from Heritage Toronto in 2000; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, which received the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; Their Town: The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine, a study of political power in Hamilton co-authored with Marsha Hewitt; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local. Bill Freeman is also a popular children's author who has won the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for "a body of work" and a Canada Council Award for Juvenile Literature.

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