|Canadian heroes and the odd villain continue to come to life in the History Television series Canadians: Biographies of a Nation, hosted by the enormously talented Patrick Watson. Now all three volumes of the companion book to the series are collected together for the first time in one beautiful omnibus edition. These biographies help us understand our own history while at the same time telling immediate and compelling personal stories. The commonplace which holds that Canadians are both dull and uninterested in their own stories is no longer true, if indeed it ever was. Book jacket.|
Canadian heroes, and the odd villian, continue to come to life in this volume featuring all of the biographies from volumes 1,2,and 3.
This hardcover omnibus edition features all the fascinating biographies from the first three books, along with a new introduction by Patrick Watson. Meet, among the over 60 Canadians featured: Northrop Frye; Jacques Plante; Pauline Johnson; Robert Markle; Katherine Ryan; Marion de Chastelain; Tom Thomson; Percy William; Wilf Carter; Elizabeth Arden; Alexander Felming; Joshua Slocum; Ruth Lowe; Bob Edwards; Mona Parsons; Simon Gunanoot; Ruby Keeler.
|Number Of Pages||776 pages|
|Edition Description||Combined Volume (omnibus edition)|
|Publisher||McArthur & Company|