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Emperor of the North

by James Raffan

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About the Author

James Raffan, a much experienced writer, paddler and northern traveller, has been recognized with many honours including the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal. He is the Curator of the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, and resides in Seeleys Bay, Ontario.

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Editorial Reviews

Raffan handles his history admirably . . . . An unflinching yet sympathetic look at an important nation-builder.

— <i>The Walrus<i/>

A balanced, well-documented, yet engaging and colourful story.

— <i>The Beaver<i/>

A significant contribution to the ever-evolving saga of nineteenth-century North America.

— Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Raffan has spun the fetid straw of [George Simpson’s] life into a golden book.

— Ken McGoogan

“Raffan has made a significant contribution to the ever-evolving saga of 19th-century North America.”

— <i>The Globe and Mail<i/>

With this book, James Raffan joins the ranks of Pierre Berton and Peter C. Newman.

— Farley Mowat

. . . A wonderful read to be treasured . . . one of those rare books you don’t want to finish.

— Peter C. Newman, <i>The Literary Review of Canada<i/>

“Raffan handles his history admirably. . .an unflinching yet sympathetic look at an important nation-builder.”

— <i>The Walrus<i/>

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