Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF)


  • Paperback
  • 509
  • Kanata By Don Gillmor
  • Don Gillmor
  • English
  • 12 August 2019
  • 9780670064922

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Read Kanata By Don Gillmor Read Kanata By Don Gillmor è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free From the author of Canada A People's History comes a novel of Canada written in the tradition of such great epics as The Source and Sarum was inspired by the life of David Thompson a Welshman who came to the New World at the age of fifteen and went on to become its greatest cartographer He wa. 35 stars I enjoyed reading this condensed history of Canada and the mini biographies of its interesting characters However I feel the story lacked continuity and if the reader is not familiar with some of the names and events I think the whole thing would seem disjointed and confusing That being said I am a native Albertan and reading about places that I have been to and lived in made the story that much interesting This book reads uite differently than a typical novel It is like a living history lesson

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Kanata By Don Gillmor

Read Kanata By Don Gillmor Read Kanata By Don Gillmor è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Lked or paddled 80000 miles and mapped 19 million suare miles cataloguing flora and fauna as well as the language and customs of the Natives But though he has been described as the greatest land geographer who ever lived he died impoverished and unknown KanataFollowing the lives of Thompson's. This novel really helped me understand Canadian history The writing is steeped in research about the real life characters For example I had no idea Mackenzie King was such an oddball The best insights are into Western Canada and the Native uestion Michael the main character is Cree with some European skeletons in the closet including the fascinating David Thomson who mapped much of the West At times I found him a bit blank too much of an enigma Perhaps this is because he echoes the vast emptiness of the West

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Read Kanata By Don Gillmor Read Kanata By Don Gillmor è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Illegitimate son and his descendants Kanata takes readers on a fictionalized multi generational journey through millennia and across a continent to examine the stories myths and legends of those who formed the country and who were formed by it Kanata is the story of the invention of a nation. Parts of this book deserved a rating of four but the thread that holds the narrative together was not always present in the story Mainly told from the point of view of Michael Mountain Horse a fictional descendant of map maker David Thompson the story occasionally meanders off to flashes of history as seen from the eyes of Sir John A Mackenzie King Diefenbaker et al Unfortunately I found these side notes to be interesting than the main character s story which never really went anywhere I understand that it would be difficult to wrap all of Canada s history into one fictional narrative but I guess this book just wasn t uite what I expected Without a little prior knowledge I don t think that all of the events would necessarily make sense It was good but not great


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    Read Kanata By Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ù 5 Read Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) 35 stars I enjoyed reading this condensed history of Canada and the mini biographies of its interesting characters However I feel the story lacked continuity and if the reader is not familiar with some of the names and events I think the whole

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    Read Kanata By Don Gillmor Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) Don Gillmor presents Kanata as something of an epic; scratch that he presents it as the Canadian epic noting in his author’s remarks that “chief among the many challenges of historical fiction is finding a way to condense a huge volume of material into a coherent narrative” 447It isn’t a coherent narrative; he hasn’t conde

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    Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) Don Gillmor Ù 5 Read Read & Download º PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Don Gillmor What a great way to read about Canadian history Gillmor has taken his main character Michael Mountain Horse he personifies the country and its vibrant history Michael leads us on a history tour which he can trace back to h

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    Read & Download º PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Don Gillmor Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) The book that tried too hard 3 stars might be deceiving but four seems misleading Don Gillmor is an excellent author He really impressed me with the dimension he gave historical characters I think he has a real gift there He is very good at making supposedly dull Canadadian History come alive Alas it's the scope of this novel that holds it back I would have read a whole novel of this size just about Thompson and then maybe follo

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    Don Gillmor Ù 5 Read Read & Download º PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Don Gillmor Read Kanata By Don Gillmor This novel really helped me understand Canadian history The writing is steeped in research about the real life characters For example I had no idea Mackenzie King was such an oddball The best insights are into Western Canada and the Native uestion Michael the main character is Cree with some European skeletons in the clo

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    Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) Read & Download º PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Don Gillmor Read Kanata By Don Gillmor The life of a country told through the lives of several man Starting with the Hudson Bay Company and Thompson the map maker the novel moves through time in a uniue storytelling way to the Cuban Missile Crisis

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    Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) Interesting in parts

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    Read & Download º PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ù 5 Read Read Kanata By Don Gillmor What a novel What a story What insight told through a family's history and the history of Canada

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    Don Gillmor Ù 5 Read Read & Download º PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Don Gillmor Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) Parts of this book deserved a rating of four but the thread that holds the narrative together was not always present in the story Mainly told from the point of view of Michael Mountain Horse a fictional descendant of map maker David Thompson th

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    Kanata By Don Gillmor (PDF) I am a fan of historical fiction and was very pleased with this ambitious portrayal of the evolution of Canada Beginning at the onset of Canada's colonial period and moving through many of the major events that shaped our country Kanata deli

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