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Canadian Railroad Trilogy - Gordon Lightfoot;Ian Wallace
Canadian Railroad Trilogy
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This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot’s heart-stirring song to readers young and old. Commissioned by the CBC in 1967 to mark Canada’s centennial year it eloquently describes the construction of the transcontinental railway — “an iron road runnin’ from the sea to the sea” — a... show more
This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot’s heart-stirring song to readers young and old. Commissioned by the CBC in 1967 to mark Canada’s centennial year it eloquently describes the construction of the transcontinental railway — “an iron road runnin’ from the sea to the sea” — a great feat of nation building that changed Canada forever. Award-winning illustrator Ian Wallace brings the song to visual life with his sweeping landscapes and evocative portrayals of the people who lived the building of the railroad. The book includes Gordon Lightfoot’s music and lyrics, a brief history of the railroad and notes on the illustrations.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780888999535 (0888999534)
ASIN: 0888999534
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Pages no: 56
Edition language: English
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4.0 Canadian Railroad Trilogy
A handsomely illustrated version of the song that chronicles the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Offers insightful snapshots of Canadian history and natural beauty. Informative back matter.
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