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    Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Don Gillmor PDF DOWNLOAD Kanata Author Don Gillmor ↠ Don Gillmor 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 nati

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Kanata Author Don Gillmor ↠ Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Don Gillmor 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 condensed a huge volume of material Instead the novel picks and chooses choice moments and figures from C

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Kanata Author Don Gillmor ↠ Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Read & download Kanata Author 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 his great ancestor David Thompson a Welshman who mapped the western regions of this rugged country Michael a history teacher teaches us as if we were his students using his First Nations art of storyte

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Kanata Author Don Gillmor ↠ Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï 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 closet inclu

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Kanata Author Don Gillmor ↠ Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï 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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    PDF DOWNLOAD Kanata Author Don Gillmor ↠ 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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    Read & download Kanata Author Don Gillmor Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Don Gillmor Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary 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 T

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Read & download Kanata Author Don Gillmor

Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Don Gillmor Kanata Author Don Gillmor Read ô 106 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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Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Don Gillmor Kanata Author Don Gillmor Read ô 106 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. 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 condensed a huge volume of material Instead the novel picks and chooses choice moments and figures from Canadian history all men all either politicians or military heroes and goes about narrating these moments the narrator is a history teacher speaking to a boy in a coma because of course the only way someone would listen to this kind of rambling history lesson is if they were comatose and unable to flee the roomThe patchwork map the novel is overly fixated on the metaphor of the map in forming the nation I say overly fixated because every second page references a map even if it s only the lines on her face form a rough map of historical events and characters might be tolerable if not for the heavy handed exploitation of the protagonist as the Metis hero the man who brings together the divided nation at last and understands the complexities and compromises necessary to do so What Gilmor fails to realizes is that the compromises he has made to condense the history and find some kind of politically correct indigenous inclusion is to cast all indigenous peoples as either drunk or complicit in their own subjugation Indeed a triumph of Canadian nationalism

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Don Gillmor Ï 6 Summary Review â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Don Gillmor Kanata Author Don Gillmor Read ô 106 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. 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

  • Paperback
  • 509
  • Kanata Author Don Gillmor
  • Don Gillmor
  • English
  • 14 August 2019
  • 9780670064922