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- DescriptionA look back over Bartleman s seventy years, from his childhood of poverty to becoming the Queen s representative in Ontario.
James Bartleman, Ontario s first Native lieutenant goverr, looks back over seventy years to his childhood and youth to describe how learning to read at any early age led him to dream dreams, empowering him to serve his country as an ambassador. In time, Bartleman s exciting and fulfilling career as a Canadian diplomat took him to a dozen countries around the world, from Bangladesh to Cuba, and from Australia to South Africa.
After a vicious beating in a hotel room robbery in South Africa, however, he was forced to come to terms with a deepening depression. In the end, Bartleman found new meaning in life when he became the Queen s representative in Ontario and mobilized the public to support his initiatives championing books and education for Native children.
Seasons of Hope is the extraordinary story of an extraordinary man, and of his constant journey to hope.
- Author BiographyJames Bartleman is the former lieutenant governor of Ontario and the bestselling author of the novels As Long as the Rivers Flow and The Redemption of Oscar Wolf. A member of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, he is also a retired ambassador and a member of the Order of Canada. He lives in Perth, Ontario.
- Author(s)James Bartleman
- PublisherDundurn Group Ltd
- Date of Publication16/04/2016
- SubjectBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintDundurn Group Ltd
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight582 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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