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Nothing on but the Radio: A Look Back at Radio in Canada and How It Changed the World -(SIGNED)-

Murray, Gil -(signed)-

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ISBN 10: 1550024795 / ISBN 13: 9781550024791
Editorial: Dundurn Press / Hounslow Book, Toronto, 2003
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Nessa Books (Hamilton, ON, Canada)

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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover, 210 pages, SIGNED, INSCRIBED & DATED BY GIL MURRAY, tight clean and square, flat uncreased spine, no other names or writing. "Radio made its debut in the early twentieth century, and the world was never the same again. The mysterious magic box brought people together as no other communication medium had ever done. In 'Nothing On But the Radio', author Gil Murray tells how the new 'household toy' put voices and music into millions of Canadian homes. In the 1920's, families gathered around the crystal sets; in the 1930's, radio comedians helped offset the Depression; in the wartime 1940's, radio kept up morale; in the 1950's and 1960's, its music, news, and information spread knowledge and entertainment. This book spotlights a popular revolution that was never quiet." Check out the scans. N° de ref. de la librería 002086

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Título: Nothing on but the Radio: A Look Back at ...

Editorial: Dundurn Press / Hounslow Book, Toronto

Año de publicación: 2003

Encuadernación: Soft Cover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition

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Radio made its debut in the early twentieth century, and the world was never the same. The mysterious magic box brought people together as no other communication medium had ever done. In Nothing On but the Radio, author Gil Murray tells how the new household toy put voices and music into millions of homes. In the 1920s, families gathered around the crystal set; in the 1930s, radio comedians helped offset the Depression; in the wartime 1940s, radio kept up morale; in the 1950s and 1960s, its music, news, and information spread knowledge and entertainment. This book spotlights a popular revolution that was never quiet.

About the Author:

Gil Murray writes about radio from an extensive broadcasting background. He started his career performing on a children's program in the early 1930s. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario, he spent ten years at the Toronto Star and eight years at CFRB Toronto. Gil is the author of The Invisible War.

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