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Publisher:Dundurn Press, 2013Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Fitzgerald, Judith; Labrèche-Larouche, Michelle; Braid, Kate; Rigelhof, T.F.; Plante, Raymond; Slade, Arthur; Wilson, John; Bridge, Kathryn; Stewart, Roderick; Stewart, Sharon; Macpherson, Margaret; Goodall, Lian; Paulin, Marguerite; Legaré, Francine; Evans, Gary; Cowley, Deborah; Shardlow, Tom; Kirk, Heather; Cimon, Anne; Vanasse, André; Larsen, Wayne; Henighan, Tom; Maes, Nicholas; Ferguson, Julie H.; Knowles, Valerie; Lahey, D.T.; Butts, Edward; Leavey, Peggy Dymond; Sadlier, Rosemary; Argyle, Ray; Tidridge, Nathan; Martin, GedDate:Created2013Summary:
This special bundle contains the first thirty-five books in the Quest Biography series, which profiles the lives of Canadians who have had a profound effect on their country and the world. Some of these figures are truly famous, while others were quietly influential. Among the wide variety of people we meet are: prime ministers (Mackenzie King, Macdonald, Laurier, and more); artists (Emily Carr, Tom Thomson); explorers (David Thompson, Samuel de Champlain), politicians (René Lévesque, Joey Smallwood), writers (Robertson Davies, Gabrielle Roy), entertainers (Emma Albani, Mary Pickford), activists (Nellie McClung, Louis Riel, Harriet Tubman), and many, many more. Let this series be your primer on the greatest figures in Canadian history. IncludesEmma AlbaniEmily CarrGeorge GrantJacques PlanteJohn DiefenbakerJohn FranklinPhyllis MundayWilfrid LaurierWilliam Lyon Mackenzie KingRené LévesqueSamuel de ChamplainJohn GriersonLucille TeasdaleMaurice DuplessisDavid ThompsonMazo de la RocheSusanna MoodieGabrielle RoyLouis RielJames Wilson MorriceVilhjalmur StefanssonRobertson DaviesJames DouglasWilliam C. Van HorneGeorge SimpsonTom ThomsonSimon GirtyMary PickfordHarriet TubmanLaura SecordJoey SmallwoodPrince Edward, Duke of KentJohn A. MacdonaldMarshall McLuhanSujets: Grierson, John, 1898-1972 | Canada | Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995 | Laurier, Wilfrid, Sir, 1841-1919 | De la Roche, Mazo, 1879-1961 | Grant, George Parkin, 1918-1988 | Morrice, James Wilson, 1865-1924 | Albani, Emma, DameOriginal Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn PressLanguage(s): EnglishISBN: 9781459728349