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Storm Signals

More Undiplomatic Diaries, 1962-1971

by (author) Charles Ritchie

Publisher
McClelland & Stewart
Initial publish date
Sep 2001
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780771075285
    Publish Date
    Sep 2001
    List Price
    $19.99

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Description

In the fourth volume of selections from his delightfully wise and witty diaries, we see Charles Ritchie, the seasoned (but never stuffy) diplomat, in his last two major postings – as Canadian Ambassador to Washington and as Canadian High Commissioner to London. Full of anecdotes rather than briefing papers (was JFK really “shooing” the new Canadian ambassador out of his office?), Ritchie’s diaries are at their amusing best.

About the author

Charles Ritchie is a Fitzhenry and Whiteside author.

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Editorial Reviews

“One of the best diarists who has ever touched pen to paper.”
Toronto Star

“If Canada had produced no other writer of note, Charles Ritchie the diarist, alone, could establish our literary presence.”
Maclean’s

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