Publisher:Dundurn Press, 2013Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Konieczny, Vladimir; Dunton, Darcy; Labrèche-Larouche, Michelle; Rigelhof, T.F.; Slade, Arthur; Plante, Raymond; Braid, KateDate:Created2013Summary:
Presenting five titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. The important Canadian lives detailed here are: Emma Albani, a nineteenth century opera singer from Quebec who became a diva of the musical world; Emily Carr, the artist famous for capturing the essence in her paintings of the Native cultures of the coast of British Columbia; George Grant, a prescient political philosopher and author of Lament for a Nation; star NHL goalie Jacques Plante, the first netminder to don a protective mask; and honest Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, who led Canada in the late fifties and early sixties. Includes Emma Albani Emily Carr George Grant Jacques Plante John DiefenbakerOriginal Publisher: Toronto, DundurnLanguage(s): English