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The incredible Canadian : a candid portrait of Mackenzie King

Author: Bruce Hutchison
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Wynford Project.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Canada's greatest political journalist comes the astonishing story of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King. Scholar, reformer, spiritualist, Machiavellian mastermind- Mackenzie King was indeed the 'incredible Canadian.' He seized control of a leaderless party, brought it to power, and then clung to the prime minister's office longer than anyone else in the history of the British Commonwealth."
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: William Lyon Mackenzie King; William Lyon Mackenzie King; William Lyon Mackenzie King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Hutchison
ISBN: 9780195438901 0195438906
OCLC Number: 657199080
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 454 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. The man and the land --
2. The rebel's grandson --
3. The apprentice rebel --
4. Flood tide and ebb --
5. The rebel in exile --
6. The first hurdle --
7. The battle is joined --
8. The prairie fire --
9. The new team --
10. The royal jelly --
11. Calm before storm --
12. The fatal blunder --
13. Low tide --
14. The great Assize --
15. The brief candle --
16. On the watershed --
17. A spell of blindness --
18. The valley of humiliation --
19. Out of the depths --
20. Lunge to the left --
21. The man of business --
22. The pugilist and the physician --
23. Midsummer madness --
24. Under the shadow --
25. The simple peasant --
26. The bridge builders --
27. The shadows lengthen --
28. The awakening --
29. Victory at home --
30. The old actor --
31. The black springtime --
32. A grand Sunday in April --
33. The Commander-in-Chief --
34. The crisis, first stage --
35. Back to politics --
36. The glory and the dream --
37. The crisis, second phase --
38. The executioner --
39. The terrible secret --
40. The Colonel and the General --
41. The last fight --
42. The wrong world --
43. The dwindling days --
44. The heir-apparent --
45. The pilgrim's return.
Series Title: Wynford Project.
Responsibility: Bruce Hutchison ; with a new introduction by Vaughn Palmer.

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"From Canada's greatest political journalist comes the astonishing story of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King. Scholar, reformer, spiritualist, Machiavellian mastermind- Mackenzie King was indeed the 'incredible Canadian.' He seized control of a leaderless party, brought it to power, and then clung to the prime minister's office longer than anyone else in the history of the British Commonwealth."

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