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About the Author
JOHN BOYKO is the author of five previous books, including the bestselling Blood and Daring: How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation, and critically acclaimed Bennett: The Rebel Who Challenged and Changed a Nation. Called by The Globe and Mail “a distinguished scholar of Canadian political history,” Boyko has earned degrees from McMaster, Queen’s, and Trent universities, is a frequent op-ed contributor to newspapers around the country, and has appeared many times on radio and television discussing historical and current political issues. He is the former Dean of History and now an administrator at Lakefield College School. Boyko lives in Lakefield, Ontario. The author lives in Lakefield, ON.