John Boyko is the author of 4 previous books, including the critically acclaimed Bennett: The Rebel Who Challenged and Changed a Nation and Last Steps to Freedom: The Evolution of Canadian Racism. He is a teacher and administrator at Lakefield College School, and an op-ed contributor to newspapers across Canada. The author lives in Lakefield, ON.
Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Knopf Canada On Sale: May 28, 2013 Price: $35.00
In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Canadian Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of the Civil War. Many readers will be shocked by Canada’s deep connection to the war--Canadians fought in every major battle, supplied arms to the...
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