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The Fundamental Things Apply : A Memoir.

Author/Creator:
MacLaren, Roy.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011.
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Book
1 online resource (294 pages)
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Subjects:
MacLaren, Roy.
Diplomats -- Canada -- Biography.
Politicians -- Canada -- Biography.
Ambassadors -- Canada -- Biography.
Businessmen -- Canada -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
"Compromise has remained a good thing in the mosaic called Canada, contributing indirectly and in its own mysterious way to whatever good humour, proportion, tolerance, judgment, and civility we have achieved. When such fundamental things apply, we can learn more about how best to live together, develop public policy, and cherish the natural environment of which we are the stewards." Roy MacLaren - student of literature and history, sailor, diplomat, businessman, writer, politician, and cabinet minister - has led a good life, and an interesting one, sometimes as a witness, often as an actor. In The Fundamental Things Apply, MacLaren recounts the details of his varied life and career with wit and with charm.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
1 The Memory of All That
2 Let's Do It
3 Anything Goes
4 Nice Work if You Can Get It
5 There's No Cure Like Travel
6 S'Wonderful
7 Just One of Those Things
8 More than You Know
9 It Was Great Fun
10 They All Laughed
11 Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails
12 A Room with a View
13 Past Forgetting
Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: MacLaren, Roy The Fundamental Things Apply
ISBN:
9780773585775
9780773538436
OCLC:
923236902