Canada: Tomorrows Giant, Reissue

Paperback | August 31, 2012

byBruce Hutchison

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Published 15 years after his Governor General's award-winning The Unknown Country, Bruce Hutchison's Canada: Tomorrow's Giant is a vivid portrait of the nation on the verge of the 1960s. Finding Canada changed "outwardly in many places beyond recognition and inwardly everywhere," Hutchisoninvites readers to join him in a "casual, disordered tour across the nation and some of its wilderness" to discover the new Canada. The result is a portrait of a country in the making that still resonates today.Canada: Tomorrow's Giant, like its predecessor The Unknown Country, was awarded the Governor General's Award for creative nonfiction. The Wynford edition includes a new introduction by Vaughn Palmer, one of Canada's foremost political journalists and a winner of the Bruce Hutchison Award. Palmer'sintroduction puts both the book and Hutchison's career in historical context for modern readers.

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Published 15 years after his Governor General's award-winning The Unknown Country, Bruce Hutchison's Canada: Tomorrow's Giant is a vivid portrait of the nation on the verge of the 1960s. Finding Canada changed "outwardly in many places beyond recognition and inwardly everywhere," Hutchisoninvites readers to join him in a "casual, disor...

Bruce Hutchison (1901-1992) was one of Canada's foremost journalists. His career spanned most of the 20th century and he was the recipient of many honours, including three Governor General's Awards for his works of nonfiction. Born in Prescott, Ontario, he was taken to British Columbia as an infant and grew up in Victoria. He became...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:August 31, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199002614

ISBN - 13:9780199002610

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Table of Contents

Vaughn Palmer: Introduction to the Wynford EditionCanadians1. The Misty IslandLandsmen by the Sea2. The Kingdom of Joe HoweLand and People3. The Toy ContinentGreen Flames4. The Land of Peter EmberleyWhen Sap is Flowing5. The Lost PeasantSummer's Madmen6. The FortressWood and Fire7. The HomelandMen without Names8. The CliffNorthern Bouquet9. The ShieldGolden Days10. The HubCowboy from Holland11. The Big FarmWhistle in the Hills12. The Big DreamersCold13. The Long DayFinal Nocturne14. The Trail's EndDead Giant15. The Big TreesIndex

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"This entertaining narrative is a pleasure to read...this book is more than a period piece, more than a travelogue. It is a searching, beautifully rendered meditation on Canada's past and future...this is Canadiana at its best." --Winnipeg Free Press