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Quest biographies. : Books 11-15 William Lyon Mackenzie King ; René Lévesque ; Samuel de Champlain ; John Grierson ; Lucille Teasdale.

Author: Lian GoodallMarguerite PaulinJonathan KaplanskyFrancine LegaréGary EvansAll authors
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2013.
Series: Quest biography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English
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This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, Quebec premier Réne Lévesque, explorer Samuel de Champlain, documentarian John Grierson, and humanitarian surgeon Lucille Teasdale.
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goodall, lian
Quest Biographies Bundle -- Books 11-15 : William Lyon Mackenzie King / René Lévesque / Samuel de Champlain / John Grierson / Lucille Teasdale
Toronto : Dundurn,c2013
Named Person: William Lyon Mackenzie King; René Lévesque; Samuel de Champlain; John Grierson; Lucille Teasdale
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lian Goodall; Marguerite Paulin; Jonathan Kaplansky; Francine Legaré; Gary Evans; Deborah Cowley
ISBN: 9781459723979 145972397X
OCLC Number: 865330534
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (1016 p.)
Contents: Cover; William Lyon Mackenzie King; Prologue; 1 Nest of Dreams; 2 Deeds Worthy of Showing; 3 The Dream of My Life; 4 Duty, Death; 5 Nothing Will Be Impossible Unto You; 6 Valley of Shadows; 7 Holding the Pillars Together; 8 The Price of Peace; 9 Shadows Nearer, The Promise of New Dreams; Epilogue; Chronology of William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950); Selected Sources; Index; René Lévesque; 1 I Don't Want to Destroy Canada; 2 The Real Quiet Revolution; 3 The Son of Maître Lévesque, Esquire; 4 Seeing the War First Hand; 5 A passion for communicating; 6 Minister in the Lesage Government 7 Breaking Through the Wall of Fear8 The Moment of Truth; 9 "... an old tree forgotten in the plains"; Chronology of René Lévesque (1922-1987); Bibilography; Index; Samuel de Champlain; Prologue Mystery; 1 Pleading before the Court of the King; 2 Tourist in Mexico; 3 Ethnographer and Cartographer in the Land of the Great Sagamo; 4 Pioneer in Acadia; 5 Founder in Quebec City; 6 Warrior on Lake Champlain; 7 A Wife Overseas; 8 A Guest Despite Himself in Huronia; 9 Defender of the Colony on Two Continents; 10 A Frenchman in the Hands of Britain; 11 Samuel de Champlain at the End of his Life Chronology of Samuel de Champlain (1570-1635)Index; Sources Consulted; John Grierson; 1 White Magic; 2 Itinerant Journalist in America; 3 Father of Documentary Film; 4 King of the Showmen; 5 A Secret Agent?; 6 Canada's Propaganda Maestro; 7 Public Servant at the NFB; 8 Victim of the Cold War; 9 Vagabond in the Dark; 10 This Wonderful World; 11 Passing the Torch; Epilogue The Grierson Legacy; Chronology of John Grierson (1898-1898); Sources Consulted; Index; Lucille Teasdale; Preface; 1 A Sad Farewell; 2 A Doctor in the Marking; 3 Baptism by fire; 4 Return to Uganda 5 Birth of a Country --
and a Baby Daughter6 A Wily Dictator Seizes Power; 7 The Carnage Continues; 8 A Devastating Blow; 9 More Challenges; 10 Losing Hope; 11 Remission; 12 A Will to Survive; Epilogue; Chronology of Lucille Teasdale (1929-1996); Sources Consulted; Index; Copyright
Series Title: Quest biography.

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This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, Quebec premier Réne Lévesque, explorer Samuel de Champlain, documentarian John Grierson, and humanitarian surgeon Lucille Teasdale.

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