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    Working the Dead Beat
    Working the Dead Beat
    50 Lives that Changed Canada
    A <i>Globe and Mail</i> Top 100 Book <i>Globe and Mail</i> columnist Sandra Martin honours the lives of Canada's famous, infamous, and unsung heroes in this unique collection of obituaries of the first decade of the twenty - first century. Here are Canadian icons such as Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, economist John Kenneth Galbraith, social activist June Callwood, and urban theorist Jane Jacobs. Here are builders such as feminist and editor Doris Anderson, and businessman and famed art collector Ken Thomson. Here are our rogues, rascals, and romantics; our service men and women; and here are those private citizens whose lives have had an undeniable public impact. Finally, Martin interweaves these elegant and eloquent biographies with the autobiography of the obit writer, offering an exclusive and intimate view of life on the dead beat. Beautifully written, compelling, and vivid, <i>Working the Dead Beat</i> is a tribute to those individuals who, each on their own and as a collective, tell the story of our country, and to the life of the obit writer who chronicles their extraordinary lives.
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    CA$ 34.99

    Book Author
    Sandra Martin and William Thorsell
    Genre Biography & Autobiography
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    House of Anansi Press
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