The Promise of Canada
150 Years-- People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our CountryBook - 2016
On the eve of Canada's sesquicentennial celebrations comes a richly rewarding new book from acclaimed historian Charlotte Gray about what it means to be Canadian. Readers already know Gray as an award-winning biographer, a writer who has brilliantly captured significant individuals and dramatic moments in our history. Now, she weaves together masterful portraits of nine influential Canadians, creating a unique history of the country over the past 150 years. Beautifully illustrated with evocative black and white images and colourful artistic visions of our country.
Publisher: Toronto : Simon & Schuster Canada, ©2016.
Characteristics: xix, 378 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations (some colour), portraits ;,25 cm.