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Extraordinary Canadians:Stephen Leacock by Margaret MacMillan

Extraordinary Canadians:Stephen Leacock

  • Hardcover $19.95

    Mar 31, 2009 | 192 Pages

  • Ebook $18.99

    Mar 31, 2009

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“Lively…. precise and eloquent.” – The Globe and Mail

“Margaret MacMillan does a superb job of breathing life into Stephen Leacock’s quirks and eccentricities—and evoking wrenching pity in the reader’s heart for Leacock’s often very unhappy lot in life.” – Calgary Herald

“A sympathetic but not uncritical portrait.” – Geist magazine

“MacMillan’s taut biography is rich in historical detail. In addition to sketching the career path of the McGill economics professor who developed a lucrative sideline in humour, the book provides fascinating glimpses into Canadian life during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.” – CBC News

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