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Secret craft : the journalism of Edward Farrer

Author: Carman Cumming
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Edward Farrer is one of the most mysterious figures in Canadian journalistic history and arguably one of the most brilliant. He became a key figure in Sir John A. Macdonald's last election campaign in 1891, when the prime minister identified him as the author of a secret pamphlet that advised the United States on how to bludgeon Canada into union." "In this biography Carman Cumming explores Farrer's annexation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cumming, Carman.
Secret craft.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)622827039
Named Person: Edward Farrer; Edward Farrer; Edward Farrer; Edward Farrer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carman Cumming
ISBN: 0802028462 9780802028464
OCLC Number: 28798917
Description: xv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Carman Cumming.

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The biography of an original and unconventional Canadian journalist who became editor of the Toronto Mail in 1885 and was immersed in the volatile issue of annexation to the US in 1891. Cumming  Read more...

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