Bob Rae was born in Ottawa in 1948. He has a B.A. and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto and was a Rhodes Scholar in 1969. He obtained a B.Phil. degree from Oxford University in 1971. He served as Ontario's twenty-first premier, and was elected to federal and provincial parliaments eight times. Mr. Rae is now a partner at the law firm of Goodmans LLP. His memoir, From Protest to Power: Personal Reflections on a Life in Politics, was a national bestseller.
Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart On Sale: November 1, 2011 Price: $19.95
The way most Western politicians talk, democracy is the pinnacle of civilization, the best political system there is. Many think it’s the system the rest of the world ought to adopt. Bob Rae is not one of them. He is too well informed about the difficulties and dangers of implanting democracy...
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