Quest Biographies Bundle — Books 11–15 - Dundurn

Quest Biographies Bundle — Books 11–15

William Lyon Mackenzie King / René Lévesque / Samuel de Champlain / John Grierson / Lucille Teasdale

Published November 2013

$ 33.99


Presenting five titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. The important Canadian lives detailed here are: longtime Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King; Quebec premier and separatist René Lévesque; the explorer of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain; National Film Board founder John Grierson; and medical humanitarian Lucille Teasdale.

  • William Lyon Mackenzie King
  • Réne Lévesque
  • Samuel de Champlain
  • John Grierson
  • Lucille Teasdale


lian goodall

lian goodall began reviewing Canadian childrenÂ’s books in the 1980s and currently has a regular column in the Guelph Mercury and St. Catharines Standard. Her first published book was Diego Maradona. Her second was William Lyon Mackenzie King. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Marguerite Paulin

Marguerite Paulin teaches at McGill University and also produces and hosts a radio program. She is also the author of René Lévesque (XYZ Publishing, 2004).

Francine Legaré

A researcher and freelance writer, Francine Legaré lives in Quebec.

Gary Evans

Gary Evans, author of The National Interest: A Chronicle of the National Film Board of Canada from 1949 to 1989 (1991), has published extensively on the history of media and communications. A former student of John Grierson, Evans completed his degree in history at McGill and currently teaches at the University of Ottawa. Since 1975 he has also worked as a consultant and writer for the NFB.

Deborah Cowley

Deborah Cowley, an Ottawa-based writer and broadcaster, is also the author of Cairo, A Practical Guide and co-author of One Woman's Journey: A Portrait of Pauline Vanier.

Jonathan Kaplansky

Book Details

November 2013
900 pp