Nation Maker is an excellent look at the man and the times. It is 'moist' book, personal and colloquial rather than a dry and analytical historical survey. Read morePublished on April 24 2012 by karl b.
The finest biography of John A. Macdonald ever written, and likely not ever to be topped. Highly readable, well researched and even poignant, Richard Gwyn has created a true... Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2012 by Roderick Benns
This book of Richard Gwyn is incredible by the details and insight it gives into the life and accomplishments of Sir John A, Macdonald. I could not put it down, a real page turner. Read morePublished on Dec 31 2011 by Laurent Beaulieu
I never fully appreciated what a fine writer Richard Gwyn was. His biography of Sir John A. Macdonald is fascinating. Read morePublished on Dec 14 2011 by Greta Poole