Richard Gwyn
The first volume of Richard Gwyn’s biography of Macdonald, John A: The Man Who Made Us, was a finalist for this prize in 2007. It was also named one of the Best Canadian Political Books of the Last 25 Years by the Writers’ Trust of Canada and Samara. Nation Maker was a finalist for last year’s Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction and the Governor General’s Literary Award. Gwyn lives in Toronto with the writer Carol Bishop-Gwyn.

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Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times; Volume Two: 1867-1891

0 Comments | Posted April 24, 2012 | 9:39 AM

In advance of the awarding of the annual $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, this Wednesday at the Politics and the Pen Gala in Ottawa, Huffington Post Canada will be running excerpts from the five finalists. This is from author Richard Gwynn's...

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