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Red Tuque Books Inc.  9780981253800
Title: Road's End
Sub-Title: Tales of Tofino
Author: Shirley Langer
ISBN: 9780981253800
Publication Date: 2009
Publisher: Shirley Langer
Format: Trade Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Price: 11.95

You could make the stuff of these stories up but Shirley didn't have to. These are amazing but true tales about real people and real happenings in an amazing place. The fellow on the cover is Turtle, a Tofino legend. Read this book and you'll agree with the author that there are more characters per square inch in Tofino than practically anywhere else in the world.

Author Shirley Langer hastens to assure everyone that the stories are 99.9% true, and that only a few names have been changed to protect both the innocent and the guilty.

Review - 'I loved these funny and perceptive stories that portray so well life in one of Canada's most unique and beautiful communities. Stories like Flotsam and Jetsam, Matthew's Transformation Experience and The Common Loaf Bake Shop are true gems.' - Lina de Guevara, Actor and Artistic Director of Puente Theatre.

Review #2 - 'The brazenly bold West Coast characters in Ms. Langer's Tales of Tofino stand upright on the page to look you square in the eyes and double-dare you to disbelieve a single detail.' - Michael Scott Curnes, Author of Val