Canadian Champions, Dark Horses and IconsBook - 2010
In Heroes, Peter C. Newman incisively analyzes dozens of Canadians, past and present, who have defined this country, drawing on fifty years of writing. From the world of popular culture, he writes about Terry Fox, Margaret Atwood and June Callwood. From politics, Pierre Trudeau, Christina McCall and Lester B. Pearson, among others. And from the world of business, Newman includes some of the most active entrepreneurs on the planet, including Jimmy Pattison, Heather Reisman and Paul Desmarais. The grandmaster at the top of his game, Newman shares the inside stories of these pivotal characters whose lives and times set examples for all of us.