Open House

Open House

A Life in Thirty-two Moves

Book - 2020
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After Jane and her husband buy an overpriced house in Bristol and the nightmare renovation begins, she recalls the Canadian homes where she grew up with parents who moved and renovated constantly in and around Toronto.
Publisher: Toronto :, Patrick Crean Editions,, [2020]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781443458764
1443458767
Branch Call Number: 643.7092 Chris
Characteristics: 283 pages : illustrations

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bparslow
Oct 05, 2020

Loved the book. It is a book about movement but also restoring a Victorian house in Bristol. I read it over the weekend as I could not stop. She writes so very well. Written with humour. The author wants to restore and renovate the house, and the husband not so much. Great read.

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yycdaisy
Sep 13, 2020

I liked this book, it was a lot more compelling than I thought it could be. Obviously the author talks about the different houses she's lived in and renovated, but she makes interesting connections and observations about her life that really round out the book. I especially thought her comments about England explained a few things I've always wondered about.

ontherideau Apr 30, 2020

I've read every book by Jane Christmas. She writes honestly, bravely open about her flaws. Open House is an account of her obsession with moving houses and renovating. Every reader will find themselves somewhere, in a room or in discussion with a contractor or spouse.

debwalker Jan 28, 2020

A flipper's nightmare renovation triggers childhood memories.

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