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Peter Gzowski A Biography

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ISBN-10: 1554887208

ISBN-13: 9781554887200

Edition: 2010

Authors: R. B. Fleming

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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 8/27/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

R.B. Fleming is a lecturer and research associate at the Frost Centre, Trent University. His previous publications include Eldon Connections , an illustrated local history of Eldon Township, Ontario; General Stores of Canada , including the one in which he was raised; and The Railway King of Canada , a biography of Sir William Mackenzie. His articles have appeared in The Beaver as well as academic journals.

Introduction: "Never as Simply Heroic as We'd Like Them to Be"
"Some Drastic Shaking Up, Early in Life," 1934-1949
"Don't Try to Be Something That You're Not," 1950-1956
Not Paris Nor London, but Moose Jaw and Chatham, 1956-1958
The Dangerous Temptation of Prediction, 1958-1962
"You're Taking Too Much Goddamn Time," 1962-1964
A Sharp Eye on the World of Entertainment, 1964-1967
"How Come We Can't Talk to Each Other Anymore?" 1967-1970
Radio, Peter's Early Days, 1965-1971
Peter's Country in the Morning, 1971-1976
Television, That Cruel Business, 1975-1978
"They Don't Want Me Anymore," 1978-1980
"Is Pierre Berton a Canadian?" 1980-1983
Morningside: Canada Imagined, 1982-1997
Morningside: Behind the Scenes
"I Don't Know Who I'll Be When I'm No Longer Peter Gzowski"
"Oh, Stop Being Mavis Gallant," 1997-2002
Epilogue: A Secret Long Guarded
Notes
Appendix: An Essay on Peter Gzowski's Publications
Select Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index