Quest Biographies Bundle — Books 1–10: Emma Albani / Emily Carr / George Grant / Jacques Plante…

Kobo ebook | December 3, 2013

byVladimir Konieczny, Darcy Dunton, Michelle Labrèche-Larouche...

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Presenting ten titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. The important Canadian lives detailed here are: Emma Albani, a nineteenth century opera singer from Quebec who became a diva of the musical world; Emily Carr, the artist famous for capturing the essence in her paintings of the Native cultures of the coast of British Columbia; George Grant, a prescient political philosopher and author of Lament for a Nation; star NHL goalie Jacques Plante, the first netminder to don a protective mask; influential Prime Ministers John Diefenbaker and Sir Wilfrid Laurier; John Franklin, while not a Canadian, an explorer whose demise in the Arctic is an important part of Canada’s historical identity; Marshall McLuhan, the academic who predicted so much of the modern media world we live in today; mountaineer and explorer Phyllis Munday; and early feminist icon Nellie McClung.

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  • Emma Albani
  • Emily Carr
  • George Grant
  • Jacques Plante
  • John Diefenbaker
  • John Franklin
  • Marshall McLuhan
  • Phyllis Munday
  • Wilfrid Laurier
  • Nellie McClung

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Presenting ten titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. The important Canadian lives detailed here are: Emma Albani, a nineteenth century opera singer from Quebec who became a diva of the musical world; Emily Carr, the artist famous for capturing the essence in her paintings of the Nativ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 3, 2013Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1459724364

ISBN - 13:9781459724365

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