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Stunning Review of SSN by Cory Doctorow

Stunning Review of SSN by Cory Doctorow

July 2009

Another individual - this time an ex-pat Canadian living in England - is moved and inspired by the Six String Nation guitar and book. Cory Doctorow writes in BoingBoing that the book and the guitar "are quintessentially Canadian, attempting to unify a nation that is inherently synthetic, filled with people whose claim to "Canadianness" is recent, contingent, and fraught." He highlights Jowi Taylor's amazing efforts and says that to "bring an object 'made from hockey sticks and canoe paddles and grain elevators and baseboards and boats and antlers,' to as many Canadians as possible, to have it played by as many Canadians as possible, are a uniquely Canadian endeavor, a synthesis of all the different ways there are to 'be Canadian.'"

Read the full review here.

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