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Vancouver -- as in: the Canadian city
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  • And all that spring I visited her on set up in Vancouver, then in Chicago, then in Budapest.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • I discovered chat rooms for those with spinal injuries, and found there were thousands of men and women out there just like Will—leading hidden lives in London, Sydney, Vancouver, or just down the road—aided by friends or family, or sometimes heartbreakingly alone.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • The ones who done for us in Vancouver and Melbourne and—
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • In Toronto, Vancouver, California.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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  • Vancouver is the suicide capital of the country.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Three months later, when Dad dropped me off in a lonely corner of Vancouver Island, I wasn’t so sure.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • She has explored seas and archipelagoes which had no chart, where no Cook or Vancouver had ever sailed.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • One warm, spring day in May of 2 0 0 7 , Medicine Hat Tigers and the Vancouver Giants met for the Memorial Cup hockey championships in Vancouver, British Columbia.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Meanwhile, ash has fallen as far away as Lake Tahoe and Vancouver, and the entire Mount St. Helens area is closed to traffic within a hundred-mile radius.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • He remembered the trip south from Vancouver.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

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  • Cosette will arrange your books for you, your Voyages of Captain Cook and the other,—Vancouver’s and all your affairs.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • This is when my mother would take out a box of old ski sweaters sent to us by unseen relatives from Vancouver.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • Born June 18, 1936, Vancouver, British Columbia.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • In the hush that ensued he would announce gravely that the Department of Agriculture—he had a letter—credited their fair island with producing America’s Finest Strawberry, or that King George and Queen Elizabeth, on a recent visit to the city of Vancouver, had been served San Piedro’s Best for breakfast.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • I’ll have to place a very embarrassing call to Vancouver Oh, I did see one name.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • He spoke reasonably of psychoanalysis, Long Island polo, and the Ming platter he had found in Vancouver.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • We’re outside of Vancouver.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • On the backstretch at Lansdowne Park in the cool Vancouver summer of 1927, Red Pollard first saw George Monroe Woolf.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • They saw little change on shore, except in one place on Vancouver Island near Jordan River where a huge area on the southern slopes of Mount Valentine seemed to have been burned and blasted.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • On vacation, actually, fishing up in Vancouver.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Hey, you put up with my grandmother in Vancouver.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Heidi went to Vancouver for her mother’s funeral.
    ZZ Packer  --  Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
  • Jumped ship in Vancouver.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • His parents were Anglican missionaries who gave up the material comforts of their middle-class life in Vancouver to work among the poor.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • He left her in Vancouver, penniless, and he disappeared.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • I’m not running down Vancouver.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Vast new container ships known as PNXs, too large to transit the Panama Canal, now ply the Pacific between China, Taiwan, and South Korea and Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • He was dressed in running shoes, dark cargo pants, and a Vancouver Winter Olympics T-shirt with his Roman centurion badge pinned to the neck (which seemed either sad or hopeful to Percy, now that they were renegades).
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • They were items that Carly had collected: photos from their honeymoon, a four-leaf clover they’d found while vacationing in Vancouver, the bouquet of peonies and calla lilies she’d carried on her wedding day, ultrasound images of Josh and Kristen while each was still in her womb, along with the outfits that each had worn on the way home from the hospital.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • Often, adventures which Vancouver dedicates three chapters to, these men accounted unworthy of being set down in the ship’s common log.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • the Vancouver Hastings Park prison.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • He’d fought plenty of them himself on his journey from Vancouver.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Up and down the streets of downtown Vancouver, Memorial Cup banners hung from the lampposts.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • In the picture I am clinging to my mother’s leg on a street corner in Vancouver.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • His grandmother’s house was a rambling gray stone mansion on twelve acres in North Vancouver.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • One warm, spring day in May of 2 0 0 7 , Medicine Hat Tigers and the Vancouver Giants met for the Memorial Cup hockey championships in Vancouver, British Columbia.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • I wish I were back in Vancouver, in front of the fireplace with Ben, looking out over the harbor, while the giant slugs munch away at the greenery in the back garden.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Whitey brought Woolf to Vancouver, then down to Tijuana, and turned him loose.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Vancouver scored first, early in the second period, on a rebound by Mario Bliznak.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The house in which we live is in Marpole, a comfortable residential district of Vancouver.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • On the backstretch of Vancouver Race Course in the summer of 1927, a friendship was forged in the crucible of the racetrack and adolescence.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • April 27 blocks the shot, but it’s rebounded by Vancouver’s March 6.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • He stops and circles, eluding the Vancouver defenseman February 15.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Vancouver defenseman March 12 dives, trying to block the shot.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Vancouver’s goalie, March 19, lunges helplessly.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • It’s still there on West 64th Avenue in Vancouver.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • I looked it up once in the November 1941 inch-thick Vancouver telephone directory.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • The mountainside, hazy as Vancouver fog, is so far away that distance is blurred.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Inside the house in Vancouver there is confidence and laughter, music and mealtimes, games and storytelling.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • No one else from Vancouver or New Westminster has been shoved into that place.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
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