Charlotte Gray

Acclaimed historian dives into what it means to be Canadian

Amy Jo Espetveidt

  • Location John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library  616 Macleod Tr. SE
  • Price $17 - $20
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Another timely offering from Wordfest, acclaimed historian Charlotte Gray presents her richly rewarding new book about what it means to be Canadian.

Investigating Canada’s contradictions and conundrums by examining those who helped shape the country over the last 150 years, The Promise of Canada is perfect pre-reading for the upcoming sesquicentennial celebrations. The book features masterful portraits of nine influential Canadians including Emily Carr, Margaret Atwood, Tommy Douglas, Elijah Harper, and Preston Manning.

Wordfest presents Charlotte Gray at 7:00pm on November 24, 2016 at the John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Tr. SE).