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TAPESTRY OF WAR:  A PRIVATE VIEW OF CANADIANS IN THE GREAT WAR., Gwyn, Sandra.

Author Name    Gwyn, Sandra.

Title   TAPESTRY OF WAR: A PRIVATE VIEW OF CANADIANS IN THE GREAT WAR.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto HarperCollins 1992

ISBN Number    000215787X / 9780002157872

Seller ID   28819

552 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "For some, like the aging man-about-town Agar Adamson, and the promising politician Talbot Papineau, the war was both the climax and the denouement of their careers. For others, like Harold Innis, just off an Ontario farm, the horror of the trenches changed the direction and purpose of their lives. For Vancouver secretary Grace MacPherson, war was a great adventure; for Ottawa socialite Ethel Chadwick, it was a wave that pushed her aside and left her stranded for life. For Max Aitken, better known as Lord Beaverbrook, it was an opportunity to be exploited. For Newfoundlander Owen Steele, it was an heroic duty that ended in a rain of bullets at Beaumont-Hamel. Sandra Gwyn has woven the intimate threads of these lives into a composite portrait that is overwhelming in its power." Minor wrinkle at top of hinges. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, tiny scuff on front panel.

World  War  I,  First  World  War,  Great  War,  Canada,  Canadians,  Biography,  Agar  Adamson,  Correspondence,  Anthony  Adamson,  Sir  William  Maxwell  Aitken,  Max  Aitken,  Lord  Beaverbrook,  Sir  Edwin  Alderson,  Prince  Arthur,  Duke  Of  Connaught,  Belgian  Canal  Boat  Fund,  Bellewaerde  Ridge,  Blue  Sea  Lake,  Blue  Puttees,  Sir  Robert  Borden,  Henri  Bourassa,  Sir  Julian  Byng,  Canadian  Corps,  Canadian  Field  Hospital,  Ethel  Chadwick,  Brooke  Claxton,  Coucelette,  Sir  Arthur  Currie,  Lionel  Curtis,  Lady  Grace  Drummond,  Francis  Farquhar,  Lady  Evelyn  Farquhar,  First  Canadian  Contingent,  First  Canadian  Division,  Beatrice  Fox,  Hamilton  Gault,  Douglas  Haig,  Sam  Hughes,  Harold  Adams  Innis,  Khaki  Election,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie  King,  Sir  Wilfrid  Laurier,  Bonar  Law,  David  Lloyd  George,  Rossie  McDougal,  Andrew  MacMaster,  Grace  Evelyn  MacPherson,  Montebello,  Newfoundland  Regiment,  Caroline  Rogers  Papineau,  Talbot  Papineau,  Passchendaele,  Princess  Patricia,  Princess  Patricia's  Canadian  Light  Infantry,  PPCLI,  Landsdowne  Park,  Canadian  Red  Cross,  Rideau  Hall,  D'Arcy  Scott,  Charlie  Stewart,  A.J.P.  Taylor,  Trench  Warfare,  Trenches,  Somme,  Ban  Doos,  War  Records  Office,  Henry  Beckles  Willson,  Women,  Ypres,  Sir  Arthur  Conan  Doyle,  Rupert  Brooke,  L.M.  Montgomery,  Lucy  Maud  Montgomery,  Petawawa,  Big  Push,  Owen  Steele. 

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