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By Douglas Gibson

ISBN-10: 1770412530

ISBN-13: 9781770412538

Canada is a rustic wealthy in tales, and few take as a lot pleasure as Douglas Gibson in getting to know them. As one of many country’s prime editors and publishers for forty years, he coaxed sleek classics out of a few of Canada’s most interesting minds, after which took to telling his personal tales in his first memoir, Stories approximately Storytellers.

Gibson grew to become his memoir right into a one-man level convey that finally performed nearly a hundred instances, in all ten provinces, from coast to coast. As a literary vacationer he chanced on much more concerning the land and its writers, and harvested many extra tales, from far-off prior and up to date reminiscence, to proportion.

Now in Across Canada by way of Story, Gibson brings new tales approximately Robertson Davies, Jack Hodgins, W.O. Mitchell, Alistair MacLeod, and Alice Munro, and provides energetic photographs of Al Purdy, Marshall McLuhan, Margaret Laurence, man Vanderhaeghe, Margaret Atwood, Wayne Johnson, Linwood Barclay, Michael Ondaatje, and plenty of, many others. no matter if fly fishing in Haida Gwaii or crusing off Labrador, Douglas Gibson is a chief ambassador for Canada and the facility of significant stories.

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