Curious CanadiansBook - 2002
Brings over thirty illustrated stories of Canadians. Meet Don Starkell, who paddled his canoe from Winnipeg to Brazil, funeral director David Brown, who built his Kootenay lake home from scratch--using only embalming fluids; Tom Sukanen, shipbuilder of the Prairies; Chinese entrepreneur Sam Kee, who thumbed his nose at Vancouver authorities from the narrowest building in the world; Wild Bill Peyto, recluse Alberta adventurer; and a host of other people such as Bill Lishman, Wiarton Willie, Farini, Barry James, Grey Owl.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2002.
Characteristics: 252 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.