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Biography & Autobiography Royalty

A Royal Couple in Canada

Official Visits by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

by (author) Allison Lawlor

Publisher
Boulder Books
Initial publish date
Jun 2017
Category
Royalty
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781927099735
    Publish Date
    Jun 2017
    List Price
    $24.95

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Description

Queen Elizabeth II and the late Prince Philip have been part of Canadian history for over half of the country’s existence as an independent nation. The Queen has officially visited the country 22 times, greeting countless Canadians at hundreds of events in towns and cities. At every stop, Canadians have proudly revealed their best, showcasing the immensity and diversity of their country—and the affection and loyalty they have for their monarch.

A Royal Couple in Canada is a scrapbook of those tours, set in the context of Canada’s growth as a nation. It also peeks into the intense organization behind each visit. Stunning photographs, both candid and formal, offer a glimpse of more than 65 years of royal duties.

This tribute to Canada’s long-serving sovereign and her husband is a stirring reflection on what it means to be Queen of Canada.

About the author

Allison Lawlor is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, and HomemakersI,/i>, Canadian Living, and University Affairs magazines. After graduating from Ryerson University she worked as a reported for several daily papers in Ontario before moving to Nova Scotia in 2003. Her first book, 250 Years of Progress: Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, was published by Nimbus in 2005. Allison lives in Prospect, Nova Scotia, with her husband and their two daughters.

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