The Truth About Trudeau

by Bob Plamondon

Great River Media | May 20, 2013 | Hardcover |

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Finally, after over 30 years of hagiographies, comes a book that sets the record straight and tells us the truth about Pierre Elliott Trudeau.   In this unprecedented and meticulously researched sweep of the record, Globe and Mail bestselling author Bob Plamondon challenges the conventional wisdom that Trudeau was a great prime minister. With new revelations, fresh insights, and in-depth analysis, Plamondon reveals that the man did not measure up to the myth. While no one disputes Trudeau’s intelligence, toughness, charisma, and the flashes of glamour he brought Canada, in the end the pirouettes were not worth the price.  

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 420 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: May 20, 2013

Publisher: Great River Media

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0986824216

ISBN - 13: 9780986824210

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The Truth About Trudeau

The Truth About Trudeau

by Bob Plamondon

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 420 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: May 20, 2013

Publisher: Great River Media

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0986824216

ISBN - 13: 9780986824210

From the Publisher

Finally, after over 30 years of hagiographies, comes a book that sets the record straight and tells us the truth about Pierre Elliott Trudeau.   In this unprecedented and meticulously researched sweep of the record, Globe and Mail bestselling author Bob Plamondon challenges the conventional wisdom that Trudeau was a great prime minister. With new revelations, fresh insights, and in-depth analysis, Plamondon reveals that the man did not measure up to the myth. While no one disputes Trudeau’s intelligence, toughness, charisma, and the flashes of glamour he brought Canada, in the end the pirouettes were not worth the price.  

About the Author

Bob Plamondon is one of Canada’s leading political commentators and public policy experts. He is the author of three critically acclaimed bestsellers: Blue Thunder: The Truth about Conservatives from Macdonald to Harper; Full Circle: Death and Resurrection in Canadian Conservative Politics; and Hay West: A Story of Canadians Helping Canadians.

Editorial Reviews

David Frum : “Finally. No more apologetics, no more myth-making. Here's the real Trudeau and the real record, carefully researched and masterfully told. It's a story that Canada must never forget and never excuse.”   Lawrence Martin : “Plamondon has gone boldly where no Trudeau biographer has gone before. This is not a quickie hatchet job, but a well-reasoned critique.”   Derek Burney : “Dissecting reality from mythology, Plamondon provides a compelling assessment of Canada's 15th Prime Minister, one that contrasts sharply with the hagiographies on record.”
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