A celebrated storyteller, Mary Cook has been delighting Canadian audiences for years with her remembrances of growing up on the family farm during the bittersweet years of the 1930s.
The Best Job in the World is a collection of her reflections on topics ranging from Modern Life to Home, Sweet Home; Valley People to Remembering When. As ever, Mary brings to life a host of colourful characters and casts a keen eye on the world around her. It’s like catching up with an old friend.
Mary Cook has received seven ACTRA awards for excellence in broadcast journalism during an illustrious career that began more than five decades ago with the CBC in Windsor, Ontario, and spanned nearly three decades in Ottawa and the Valley.
Mary is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines across the country, and is the author of 11 bestselling books, which include: Another Place at the Table; A Bubble Off Plumb; Christmas With Mary Cook; Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!; and This Then Was Home.