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Canadian Political Bundle

Nellie McClung / William Lyon Mackenzie King / John Diefenbaker/ René Lévesque / Maurice Duplessis / James Douglas / John A. Macdonald / Joey Smallwood / Wilfrid Laurier

by (author) Arthur Slade, Roderick Stewart, Margaret Macpherson, Marguerite Paulin, Ged Martin, Ray Argyle, Julie H. Ferguson & lian goodall

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2013
Category
Historical, Political, General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459727977
    Publish Date
    Dec 2013
    List Price
    $46.99

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Description

Presenting nine titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. In these books we explore Canada’s rich political history through the fascinating lives of some of its most influential lives. Profiled are: prime ministers John Diefenbaker, John A. Macdonald, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and Wilfrid Laurier; suffragette Nellie McClung; and provincial leaders Joey Smallwood, Maurice Duplessis, René Lévesque, and James Douglas.

Includes

  • James Douglas
  • Joey Smallwood
  • John A. Macdonald
  • John Diefenbaker
  • Maurice Duplessis
  • Nellie McClung
  • Réne Lévesque
  • Wilfrid Laurier
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King

About the authors

The first volume in ARTHUR SLADE’s Hunchback Assignments series won the prestigious TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and the second volume, The Dark Deeps, was a finalist for the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Slade is also the author of Dust, a national bestseller and the winner of the 2001 Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award and the Saskatchewan Book Award for Children’s Literature. His other books include Tribes, Megiddo’s Shadow, Jolted, Monsterology, Villainology and the Canadian Chills series. He lives in Saskatoon. Visit him online at arthurslade.com.

Arthur Slade's profile page

Roderick Stewart is the author of three books on Norman Bethune: The Mind of Norman Bethune (1990), Norman Bethune (1974), and Bethune (1973). He has written high school history textbooks and edited books for major Canadian publishers. He currently lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Roderick Stewart's profile page

Margaret Macpherson is a writer and teacher, originally from Canada’s Northwest Territiories. She holds a MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and has worked as an essayist and journalist in Halifax, Bermuda and Vancouver. She is a published poet and the author of four non-fiction books including the award-winning Nellie McClung: Voice for the Voiceless. Perilous Departures, her debut short story collection, was a finalist for the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba, as was her next book, the novel Released. Her most recent novel is Body Trade.

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Marguerite Paulin teaches at McGill University and also produces and hosts a radio program. She is also the author of René Lévesque (XYZ Publishing, 2004).

Marguerite Paulin's profile page

Ged Martin is a graduate of Cambridge University. Awarded the United Kingdom's first chair in Canadian Studies by the University of Edinburgh, he is the author of Britain and the Origins of Canadian Confederation, 1837-67 and Favourite Son? John A. Macdonald and the Voters of Kingston 1841-1891. He is adjunct professor of history at National University of Ireland Galway, and at the University of the Fraser Valley.

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Ray Argyle is a journalist, the author of several books of biography and political history, and the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canadian life. During his long association with France, he has spent many years tracking the political careers of Charles de Gaulle and his successors. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

Ray Argyle's profile page

Julie H. Ferguson, a successful author and speaker, has been writing about the Canadian submarine service since 1984. Julie's submarine articles have appeared in Legion magazine, Sea Power, USNI Proceedings, and elsewhere; her second submarine book, Deeply Canadian: New Submarines for a New Millennium, was published in 2000.

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lian goodall has had an interest in sharing stories since she first made up poems for her little sisters. She began reviewing Canadian children’s books in the 1980s and currently has a regular column in the Guelph Mercury and St. Catharines Standard. Her first published book was with Warwick Press in 1999, Diego Maradona: The Man With the Magic Feet, the story of the great Argentinian soccer player. Her second, William Lyon Mackenzie King: Dreams and Shadows came out with XYZ publishing in 2003. She is presently the Program Officer at the Mackenzie King Estate in the Gatineau Park, Quebec, which is not too far from her home in Ottawa, Ontario, where she lives with one of her two daughters.

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