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The Promise of Canada
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Charlotte Gray, one of Canada's pre-eminent biographers and historians, has won many awards for her work, including the prestigious Pierre Berton Award for a body of historical writing, the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, the Ottawa Book Award, the Toronto Book Award, and the CAA Birks Family Foundation Award for Biography. Over nine superb biographies, from Mrs. King and Sisters in the Wilderness to The Massey Murder, and masterful books such as The Museum Called Canada and Canada: A Portrait in Letters, she has brought our past to vivid life. Gray is a Member of the Order of Canada and was a panelist on the 2013 edition of CBC Radio's Canada Reads. She lives in Ottawa.

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"Once again, Charlotte Gray helps us better understand who we are as an evolving nation--a country for all that will thrive well beyond the next 150 years."--Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary
"Charlotte Gray writes of Canada with an immigrant's passion and an insider's knowledge. With her lively profiles, provocative ideas, and unabashed love of country, The Promise of Canada is a promise kept."--Christopher Moore
"Painstakingly researched and thoroughly engaging, The Promise of Canada is a pleasurable read, and, what's more, it's edifying."--The Globe and Mail
PRAISE FOR THE MASSEY MURDER

"Narrated with a great sense of presence, irony, and verve, this book recreates a vanished world of Canadian jurisprudence and politics, invests it with life, and makes it memorable."--The Globe and Mail


PRAISE FOR GOLD DIGGERS

"A lively, delightful reenactment of a signal era of Klondike mythology."--Kirkus (Starred Review)

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