Chronicles the wit, charm and unexpected delights that arise from Polar Bear, America's favourite cat. The parallels to Cleveland Amory's own life are striking. It shows that cats and curmudgeons really can live together.
This novel is centred on the women of the Wong family, whose ancestors came to Vancouver in 1892. Over four generations the lives, passionate loves, sins and strengths of these women are passed from mother to daughter. Each generation confronts isolation, racism, and the clash of cultures as they seek a new identity.
First published in 1915, this is the popular story of impulsive Mickey. He disturbs the lives of a small Indiana town with his behaviour. Yet, because he accepts responsibility for his actions, his disruptions are tolerated, and even admired. Adding to the attraction of the story is an appealing rural setting.
The real character of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is the focus of this political biography. From a poor Quebec family Mulroney schooled in law and became a prominent labour lawyer. Over time he developed a wide network of political contacts. Based on in-depth research, this is a description of his rise to power.