John McCrae: Beyond Flanders Fields

November 7, 2016|
John McCrae: Beyond Flanders Fields by Susan Raby-Dunne
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Shortlisted, 2018 Forest of Reading Golden Oak Award

Most Canadians are familiar with John McCrae through his iconic poem “In Flanders Fields,” which was penned on the battlefields of the First World War and remains a symbol of remembrance to this day. Although he will always be remembered as a war poet, the Guelph, Ontario, native was a physician, a university professor, and a veteran of the Second Boer War before he ever laid eyes on the carnage at Flanders Fields. Citing rarely seen diary entries and letters, as well as never-before-published photos of McCrae’s early life, military historian and McCrae enthusiast Susan Raby-Dunne tells the complete story of John McCrae—a man whose final chapter of life made him immortal, but who accomplished so much and helped so many in the decades before.

Susan Raby-Dunne is a military historian, composer, veterans’ advocate, First and Second World War battlefield guide, and the author and editor of numerous books including John McCrae: Beyond Flanders Fields; Morrison: The Long-lost Memoir of Canada’s Artillery Commander in the Great War; and Hell Burned Through: The Art ...
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Title:John McCrae: Beyond Flanders Fields
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:144 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Published:November 7, 2016
Publisher:Heritage House Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781772031577

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