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Glorious & Free

The Canadians

Written by Rita Field-Marsham • Written by Kim Bozak • Illustrated by Frank Viva • Foreword by Yann Martel

Published July 29, 2017 | ISBN 9781487003531

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Regular price $36.95 CAD

360 pages
Digital Format

Also Available in Print

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Glorious & Free

The Canadians

Rita Field-Marsham • Kim Bozak • Frank Viva • Yann Martel

33 personal stories that redefine how Canadians see themselves.

We are more than just landscapes, polar bears, Mounties, and canoes. More than just “thank yous,” “sorrys,” hot prime ministers, and doughnut shops. We are also tattoo artists who have discovered the secret to cheating death. Designers hell-bent on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Super soldiers who take “live vests” off suicide bombers. Freethinkers who refuse to be tamed. We are global-village visionaries, world record setters, ambassadors of the imagination, and conquerors of the Rockies. We are Canadian. We are whoever we dream ourselves to be. Meet the glorious and free.

$2 from each book sale will be donated to PEN Canada in support of its efforts to defend freedom of expression. Why? Because living glorious and free involves challenging, exploring, and imagining a better world — and being whoever we dream ourselves to be. And freedom of expression protects our right to do all of that.