Private Demons: The Tragic Personal Life of John A. MacDonald

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The first book to expose the turbulent personal life of this fascinating Father of Confederation. Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald once remarked, "I had no boyhood," an understatement if there ever was one. Indeed, John A.'s Dickensian childhood, filled with poverty, alcoholism, and the beating death of his five-year-old brother at the hands of a drunken babysitter (a friend of his father, Hugh's), set the stage for a political power grab that has seen no equal in Canadian history. In "Private Demons," bestselling ...

Private Demons: The Tragic Personal Life of John A. MacDonald 2007, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771070457

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Private Demons: The Tragic Personal Life of John A. MacDonald 2006, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

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