In 2000 she became only the second Canadian to win Britain's highly competitive Booker Prize for The Blind Assassin ... to win the Booker Prize with his novel, Life of Pi, a magical fable of a young man ship-wrecked with a Bengal tiger.
Author: Wayne C. Thompson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present. The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada’s culture; Geography; people; history (from New France to the constitutional debates in the late 20th century); political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, provincial governments, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors and students. Now in its 33rd edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student and library budgets.