Len Corben – Uncovering unusual tales of trophies, champions and unknown characters at the Lynn Valley Library

Event Details

event
Lynn Valley Library

An engaging talk taking us back through the North Shore’s intriguing past by Len Corben, long-time local journalist and author of PLAY IT AGAIN! A Century PLUS of North Shore Sports Stories (the District of North Vancouver’s 2014 Heritage award-winning book) and other books that reveal quirky tales of days gone by as far back as 1897.

Register by emailing lencorben@yahoo.ca

Registering ahead of time is not mandatory. However, advance registrants attending the talk receive a $5.00 discount on the purchase of any one of Len Corben’s three books (no obligation to purchase) plus three entries in a draw for a copy of Len’s first book, INSTANT REPLAY, autographed by 100 people featured in the book including:

Karen Magnussen, Nancy Greene, Bob Lenarduzzi, Lui Passaglia, Willie Fleming, Norm Fieldgate, Elaine Tanner, Linda Moore, Lindsay Sparkes, Orland Kurtenbach, Cesare Maniago, Jerome Pathon, Joe Borovich (creator of the Vancouver Canucks iconic first logo), Charlie Warner (photographer of the famed Bannister-Landy Miracle Mile photo), Lynn Johnston (creator of the For Better or For Worse comic strip) and lots more.

If you are unable to attend the presentation but would like to get a copy of any of the three books, you can e-mail or call me at (604) 988-0455 or find them at these locations:

Larry’s Sports (2029 Lonsdale): PLAY IT AGAIN!

The Dog’s Ear T-Shirt Shop (15th and Marine in West Van): PLAY IT AGAIN!

Black Bond Books (Lynn Valley Centre): PLAY IT AGAIN! and THE PITCHING PROFESSOR

Lions Gate Hospital Gift Shop: PLAY IT AGAIN! and THE PITCHING PROFESSOR

North Van Archives in Lynn Valley: PLAY IT AGAIN!, THE PITCHING PROFESSOR and INSTANT REPLAY.

helijet-vancouver_B.jpg
pg19_Romantique_Jun2019.jpeg
helijet-vancouver_B.jpg
  • This page has been seen 174 times

Views

This symbol is your 'view' counter. It measures the number of times the page has been seen by people using this site. It's not very scientific, but it is a lot of fun - especially when you realize how popular you can be!