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<p>For the dad who is interested in the world around him, this book is filled with cutting-edge satellite photography, detailed maps and combines historical facts with the impact of modern environmental changes.</p>






Map: Satellite



By Philip Eales



Published by DK Publishing



$50, Hardcover





For the dad who is interested in the world around him, this book is filled with cutting-edge satellite photography, detailed maps and combines historical facts with the impact of modern environmental changes.


• Available at most major bookstores









The Past from Above: Aerial Views of Great Archaeological Sites



By Georg Gerster



Published by J. Paul Getty Museum



$39.95, Paperback





For the father who has an eye for photography and an interest in ancient sites, Gerster’s collection covers more than 249 locations in more than 50 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.


• Available at most major bookstores









Rant: An Oral Biography Of Buster Casey



By Check Palahniuk



Published by Doubleday Canada



$32.95, Hardcover





The latest from Palahniuk, Rant combines literary appeal with bizarre characters, a roller-coaster story, and a surprise ending. It’s sure to make dad want to sit out on the deck and relax with some good summer reading.


• Available at most major bookstores









1941 The Greatest Year In Sports



By Mike Vaccaro



Published by Random House of Canada Limited



$23.95, Hardcover





While some dads may remember the year of 1941, others may have only read about it, but any dad who enjoys sports will enjoy reading about sports legends like Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, and Joe Louis who, against the backdrop of the Second World War, made the summer of 1941 a great year for sports.


• Available at most major bookstores









Unforgettable Islands to Escape to Before You Die



By Steve Davey and Marc Scholossman



Published by Firefly Books



$24.95, Paperback





All some fathers want is to escape to a deserted tropical island for a little relaxation, and this book offers some breathtaking, out-of-the-way places. Even if dad never makes it to his island destination, at least he’ll enjoy the gorgeous pictures.


• Available at most major bookstores









The Mad Dog Hall of Fame: The Ultimate Top-Ten Rankings of the Best in Sports



By Christopher Russo and Allen St. John



Published by Doubleday Canada



$31.95, Hardcover





For dads who have a love of sports and slightly competitive side, radio personality Christopher (Mad Dog) Russo brings them through the big questions like which players, teams, and venues would make the top-10 lists of all time.


• Available at most major bookstores


 
 
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