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Richard J. Gwyn

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Richard Gwyn is an award-winning author and political columnist. He is widely known as a commentator for the Toronto Star on national and international affairs and as a frequent contributor to television and radio programs. His books include two highly praised biographies, The Unlikely Revolutionary on Newfoundland premier Joey Smallwood, and The Northern Magus on Pierre Elliot Trudeau. His most recent book, Nationalism Without Walls: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Canadian, was selected by The Literary Review of Canada as one of the 100 most important books published in Canada. Volume two of Gwyn’s biography of Macdonald will be published in... Read More

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John A
The Man Who Made Us
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage Canada
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $19.50

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John A
The Man Who Made Us
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage Canada
On Sale: March 18, 2009
Price: $14.99

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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
Publisher: Vintage Canada
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $23.00

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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
Publisher: Random House Canada
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $37.00

An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first and most important prime minister, is the man who made Confederation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House Canada
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $17.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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