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The personal letters of a public man : the family letters of John G. Diefenbaker

Author: John G Diefenbaker; Thad McIlroy
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada Ltd. ; Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1985.
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979.
Personal letters of a public man.
Toronto : Doubleday Canada Ltd. ; Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1985
(OCoLC)559742077
Named Person: John G Diefenbaker; John G Diefenbaker; John G Diefenbaker; John G Diefenbaker; John G Diefenbaker; John G Diefenbaker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Diefenbaker; Thad McIlroy
ISBN: 0385250053 9780385250054
OCLC Number: 12286062
Notes: "An Arcadia House book."
Includes index.
Description: 255 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Preparing for parliament --
2. Making a name --
3. Edna --
4. Olive --
5. Into power --
6. The Prime Minister --
7. In opposition again --
8. The old lion.
Responsibility: edited by Thad McIlroy ; with an introduction by J.L. Granatstein.

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Personal Letters of a Public Man

by ThadMcIlroy (WorldCat user published 2018-06-06) Fair Permalink

Review from the Kingston Whig-Standard, November 16, 1985 by Judith Russell:

The title is misleading. One expects to come away from the Diefenbaker family correspondence knowing the former prime minister better. One doesn't. The letters cover 60 years and all the vicissitudes that...
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Personal Letters of a Public Man

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Review from the Kingston Whig-Standard, November 16, 1985 by Judith Russell:

The title is misleading. One expects to come away from the Diefenbaker family correspondence knowing the former prime minister better. One doesn't. The letters cover 60 years and all the vicissitudes that...
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Review from the Kingston Whig-Standard, November 16, 1985 by Judith Russell:

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