Batten Jack Books
Books di Batten Jack editi da Mcclelland Stewart Ltd
Silent in an Evil Time
edizioni McClelland & Stewart Ltd collana McClelland & Stewart Ltd (Paperback)
Dutiful nurse, hospital matron, courageous resistance fighter, Edith Cavell was all of these. A British citizen, the forty-eight-year-old Cavell was matron of an institute for nurses in the suburbs of Brussels at the outbreak of World War I. Dedicated to the methods of Florence Nightingale, her intelligence and ferocious...
The Man Who Ran Faster Than Everyone
edizioni McClelland & Stewart Ltd collana McClelland & Stewart Ltd (Paperback) , 2002
Tom Longboat was a hero. A member of the Onondaga Nation, he was born on the Six Nations reserve in Oshwegen, near Brantford, Ontario. Despite poverty, poor training, and prejudice, Longboat went on to become one of the world's best runners. In 1907, at the height of his fame, he won the Boston Marathon and ran in...
edizioni McClelland & Stewart Ltd collana McClelland & Stewart Ltd (Hardcover)
Called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson released over 200 recordings, won seven Grammy Awards, received the Order of Canada and is considered to have been one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. This new biography from award-winning author Jack Batten, promises to tell Oscar Peterson's...