Taxi Driver (OPL Human Library 2014)
Annotation:Shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Quebec Writers' Federation Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction , this is Rawi Hage at his best. From a taxi in Quebec City, we see the world in all its carnivalesque beauty and ugliness. French title: Carnaval. Also in e-book format.
Annotation:The intimate lives of three taxi drivers are seen through a humanistic lens as they navigate a quickly morphing city, confronting modern issues and changing values. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
Annotation:When cabdriver Dave Rudman's wife of five years deserts him for another man, taking their only child with her, he is thrown into a tailspin of doubt and discontent... French title: Le livre de Dave.
Annotation:Translated from the French title Les pieds sales. A taxi driver, a migrant from Africa, searches for his long lost father while struggling to survive in Paris. Longlisted for the 2009 Prix Goncourt.
Annotation:After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness. Also available in e-book, downloadable audiobook, and audiobook CD format.
Annotation:Walker Devereaux, age nineteen, is in Toronto to discover the truth about his early life. With the assistance of Krista Papadopoulos, the night dispatcher at the cab company where he works, sets out to discover the identity of his birth parents. Adapted from the radio drama of the same name.
Annotation:La première saison d'une comédie où l'humoriste Patrick Huard, dans le rôle du chauffeur de taxi Rogatien Dubois, commente tout ce qui touche l'actualité récente pour les clients qu'il transporte.