Young Hunting

By Martin Hunter

Young Hunting
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Following the author through Toronto in the 1940s and 1950s, this engrossing memoir depicts the evolution from a middle class childhood into an unconventional adulthood. Escaping his origins to fulfill his dreams, the author gains a surprising perspective, discovering that EuropeÓ³ ... Read more


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Following the author through Toronto in the 1940s and 1950s, this engrossing memoir depicts the evolution from a middle class childhood into an unconventional adulthood. Escaping his origins to fulfill his dreams, the author gains a surprising perspective, discovering that EuropeÓ³ old world cultural superiority is just as hollow as the institutions of his homeland.

Martin Hunter

Martin Hunter was born in Toronto. On his graduation from the University of Toronto he joined the Department of External Affairs, and later had a career in business before returning to his first love, the theatre. He served as artistic director of Hart House Theatre at the U of T in the ’70s. Active as a director and as a playwright, he has written for many magazines and produced a number of programs for CBC Radio. He is the author of Romancing the Bard; a collection of short stories, The Critic; and the first two memoirs in this trilogy, Young Hunting and Still Hunting.

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