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Canadian Boys Who Rocked the World

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ISBN-10: 1552857999

ISBN-13: 9781552857991

Edition: 2007

Authors: Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Tom Bagley, Tanya Lloyd Kyi

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"30 lives that achieved greatness before age 20." No one ever said you had to be a grown-up to do something great. The boys in Canadian Boys Who Rocked the World have proved this to the world. Breaking world records, winning hearts in the limelight, changing the face of the scientific world - these boys have shaken the planet with their achievements. At 17, Louis Cyr bested the reigning Canadian strongman by lifting a 180 kg granite boulder. Wayne Gretzky was breaking NHL records by the time he was 18. Oscar Peterson won his first radio contest for piano at 14 and was awarded his own 15-minute weekly radio show. Every day, Canadian boys find new ways to rock the world. This fascinating…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 126
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Gail Greco is a food journalist and the author of fifteen cookbooks, including TEA-TIME JOURNEYS. She has traveled the world, searching for recipes and entertaining ideas, and has become well-known through her award-winning PBS-TV series, COUNTRY INN COOKING WITH GAIL GRECO. Her home is in the historic waterfront village of Annapolis, Maryland.Tom Bagley is a widely published photographer, specializing in the fine food and elegant interiors found at small inns in America and abroad. His credits include The Romance of Country Inns and World Class Cuisine of Italy and France, both by Gail Greco.

Introduction
Brown and Brains: Rocking the Sports World Louis Cyr Elvis Stojko Lionel Conacher Rick Hansen Wayne Gretzky
Wicked Warriors: Rocking the Wartime World Alan Arnett McLeod Tecumseh Thomas Ricketts Sam Steele Henry
Fung Brainiacs: Rocking the Intellectual World Sandford Fleming Mark Bluvshtein John Tuzo Wilson Hugh Le Caine
Reginald Fessenden Trailblazers: Rocking New Frontiers Henry Kelsey Simon Jackson Joseph Elzear Bernier Kozo Shimotakahara Clennell Dickins Boys
Who Stole the Spotlight: Rocking the Arts World Oscar Peterson Leslie McFarlane Jim Carrey Paul Anka Yousuf Karsh
Cashing In: Rocking the Business World William Hamilton Merritt Oronhyatekha Joseph Armand Bombardier Sam Sniderman Samuel Cunard
Acknowledgements
Selected Sources
Photo Credits
Index
About the Author