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FLAME OF POWER:  INTIMATE PROFILES OF CANADA'S GREATEST BUSINESSMEN., Newman, Peter C.

Author Name    Newman, Peter C.

Title   FLAME OF POWER: INTIMATE PROFILES OF CANADA'S GREATEST BUSINESSMEN.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good -

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Longmans, Green 1959

Illustrator   Lewis Parker

Seller ID   29846

264 pp, 8 7/8" H. B&w drawings. The author's first book. "Here, in eleven penetrating profiles, are uncommon men whose lives - public and private - have been a major influence in transforming Canada from a community ot traders and land tillers into the world's economically most animated nation. The frankness of these accounts provides fascinating and wholly new insight into the power wielded by the combination of men and money." Contents: Prologue; Sir Herbert Holt (1856-1941); Lord Strathcona (1820-1914); Sir William Van Horne (1843-1915); Sir James Dunn (1875-1956); Sir Harry Oakes (1874-1943); Lionel Forsyth (1890-1957); Gilbert LaBine (1890- ); The Steinberg Brothers (1905- ); Dr. Hans Lunberg (1893- ); Donald Gordon (1901- ); E.P. Taylor (1901- ); Epilogue; Acknowledgement; Index. Previous owner's name, place and date on front free endpaper; light browning to endpapers; very light edge wear to boards; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear with a few very tiny chips; light browning at edges, on spine and on flap-folds; very light rubbing; crease at top of spine.

Sir  Herbert  Holt,  Lord  Strathcona,  Sir  William  Van  Horne,  Sir  James  Dunn,  Sir  Harry  Oakes,  Lionel  Forsyth,  Gilbert  Labine,  Steinberg  Brothers,  Dr.  Hans  Lunberg,  Donald  Gordon,  E.P.  Taylor,  Sir  Hugh  Allan,  Bank  Of  Canada,  Bahamas,  Band  Of  Montreal,  R.B.  Bennett,  Biography,  Breweries,  Canadian  Breweries,  Canadian  National  Railways,  CNR,  Canadian  Pacific  Railways,  CPR,  Cobalt,  Ontario,  Railways,  Dalhousie  University,  Dominion  Steel,  Severe  Godin,  Great  Bear  Lake,  Haileybury,  Halifax,  Hollinger  Consolidated  Gold  Mines,  Hudson's  Bay  Company,  Kirkland  Lake,  Lake  Shore  Gold  Mines,  Gold  Mines,  Gold  Mining,  Sir  John  A.  MacDonald,  McGill  University,  Montreal  Light,  New  York  City,  Niagara  Falls,  Louis  Riel,  Royal  Bank  Of  Canada,  Nathan  Steinberg,  Sam  Steinberg,  George  Stephen,  Toronto  Star,  Wartime  Prices  And  Trade  Board,  Windsor,  Winnipeg,  World  War  I,  World  War  II. 

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