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Big men fear me : the fast life and quick death of Canada's most powerful media mogul Book
Book | First edition. | Biblioasis, Windsor, Ontario : 2022

  • 0 of 3 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 4 current holds with 3 total copies.
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The remarkable true story of the rise and fall of one of North America's most influential media moguls. When George McCullagh bought The Globe and The Mail and Empire and merged them into the Globe and Mail, the charismatic 31-year-old high school dropout had already made millions on the stock market. It was just the beginning of the meteoric rise of a man widely expected to one day be prime minister of Canada. But the charismatic McCullagh had a dark side. Dogged by the bipolar disorder that destroyed his political ambitions and eventually killed him, he was all but written out of history. It was a loss so significant that journalist Robert Fulford has called McCullagh's biography "one of the great unwritten books in Canadian history"--until now. In Big Men Fear Me, award-winning historian Mark Bourrie tells the remarkable story of McCullagh's inspirational rise and devastating fall, and with it sheds new light on the resurgence of populist politics, challenges to collective action, and attacks on the free press that characterize our own tumultuous era.
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  • ISBN: 9781771964937
  • Physical Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, 2022
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.

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