50 Canadians Who Changed The World

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50 Canadians Who Changed The World

by Ken Mcgoogan

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd | October 7, 2013 | Hardcover

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Amazing people who have built our present and are shaping our tomorrow

Using the successful format of How the Scots Invented Canada, Ken McGoogan takes the reader on a compelling journey throughthe lives of fifty accomplished Canadians born in the 20th century who have changed-and often continue to change-the great wide world.

He discovers an astonishing array of activists, humanitarians, visionaries, scientists and inventors, all of whom have made an impact internationally. From Tommy Douglas, Pierre Trudeau, John Kenneth Galbraith, Naomi Klein, Marshall McLuhan, Stephen Lewis and Roméo Dallaire to Glenn Gould, David Suzuki, Mike Lazaridis, Margaret Atwood, Oscar Peterson, Leonard Cohen and thirty-seven others, Ken McGoogan shows us why and how Canadians move in the wider world as influencers and agents of progressive change.

Say hello to fifty Canadians who are shaping the future.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 432 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.2 in

Published: October 7, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443409308

ISBN - 13: 9781443409308

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50 Canadians Who Changed The World

by Ken Mcgoogan

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 432 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.2 in

Published: October 7, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443409308

ISBN - 13: 9781443409308

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Amazing people who have built our present and are shaping our tomorrow

Using the successful format of How the Scots Invented Canada, Ken McGoogan takes the reader on a compelling journey throughthe lives of fifty accomplished Canadians born in the 20th century who have changed-and often continue to change-the great wide world.

He discovers an astonishing array of activists, humanitarians, visionaries, scientists and inventors, all of whom have made an impact internationally. From Tommy Douglas, Pierre Trudeau, John Kenneth Galbraith, Naomi Klein, Marshall McLuhan, Stephen Lewis and Roméo Dallaire to Glenn Gould, David Suzuki, Mike Lazaridis, Margaret Atwood, Oscar Peterson, Leonard Cohen and thirty-seven others, Ken McGoogan shows us why and how Canadians move in the wider world as influencers and agents of progressive change.

Say hello to fifty Canadians who are shaping the future.

About the Author

KEN McGOOGAN, author of ten books, has won numerous literary awards, among them the Pierre Berton Award for history and the University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography. His most recent book, How the Scots Invented Canada, was a national bestseller. McGoogan's understanding of historical ideas, his keen interest in all things Canadian and his larger-than-life personality have enabled him to build a wide readership. He writes a column for Canada's History magazine, serves with the Public Lending Right Commission, teaches online through the University of Toronto and is in demand as a public speaker across the country.

Visit him online at kenmcgoogan.blogspot.ca.
Follow Ken on twitter: @KenMcGoogan



Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR KEN McGOOGAN:

"Ken McGoogan is required reading for any Canadian who wants to know the real history of our country." -PETER MANSBRIDGE

"McGoogan is rapidly becoming the rightful successor to populist historian Pierre Berton." -TORONTO STAR

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