So You Want to Move to Canada, Eh? (Paperback)

Stuff to Know Before You Go

By Jennifer McCartney

Running Press Adult, 9780762495078, 192pp.

Publication Date: June 25, 2019

List Price: 15.99*
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Description

Laugh as you learn about America's friendly northern neighbor with this step-by-step guide to Canadian customs, pop culture, and slang -- perfect for anyone who's considered moving to (or just visiting) maple leaf country.

Written by New York Times bestselling author (and born-and-bred Canuck) Jenn McCartney, this comprehensive guide will teach you everything you need to know about Canada, including:
  • History
  • Bewildering residency rules, demystified
  • Unique laws and customs
  • Contributions to the arts and pop culture (Celine Dion, Margaret Atwood, Justin Bieber)
  • Colorful slang, explained
  • Creative doodles, helpful charts, and fun graphs
Hilarious and honest, this guide will delight your politically disgruntled father, nudge your bleeding-heart neighbor to hit the road, and inspire you to plan for (or daydream about) your own Canadian getaway.


About the Author

Jennifer McCartney is the New York Times bestselling author of The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place and its follow up, The Joy of Doing Just Enough. She is also the author of Cocktails for Drinkers, Poetry from Scratch, and the bestselling novel Afloat published by Hamish Hamilton. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, Vice, CBC, Teen Vogue, Apartment Therapy, Backpacker Magazine, etc. She also writes regularly for Publishers Weekly. She was born and raised in Canada.