"Mr Taylor's heroes are conservers. They are me who value their roots, who value saving the country's traditions, who value saving the land. They are rich, fascinating people to read about." (Michael Valpy Globe and Mail
"Writes with wit, grace and charm. He has an eye for telling detail..." (Canadian Journal of Political Science
"Intriguing ... very enjoyable." (London Free Press
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About the Author
Charles Taylor (1935-1997) was an esteemed journalist and author, and a past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada. As a journalist, he worked for the Globe and Mail, Reuters, and the CBC. His legacy lives on in the annual Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction.