Who are we? In Canadians, one of Canada’s most intelligent and beloved writers maps our national psyche in a wonderful and ambitious work. Canadians is an entertaining portrait of this country and its people, through its history, popular culture, literature, sport, landscape, and weather. In his pursuit of the Canadian national identity,MacGregor has travelled far and wide, taking our pulse, telling our stories. A sparkling blend of historical, anecdotal, and reflective writing converges in a narrative that is extraordinarily learned in its perceptions and light in its delivery—all trademarks of this remarkable writer’s work.
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Review: Canadians: A Portrait of a Country and Its PeopleUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
Roy MacGregor is the best hockey writer in Canada. I'm not as big a fan of his political writing as I am of his hockey writing, but this is a very well-written and interesting survey of the Canadian identity circa early 2000s. This would be a good book for an intro Canadian Studies course. Read full review
Review: Canadians: A Portrait of a Country and Its PeopleUser Review - Mary - Goodreads
Pretty fantastic book - shed much light on this weird thing called Canada. It was nice that a Canadian officially stepped up and described Canada's dual superiority and inferiority complex it has about America. And now I know who Trudeau is. Win-win. Read full review