Speaking for Myself

Speaking for Myself

Politics and Other Pursuits

Book - 1999
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This highly entertaining memoir is told with the wit, compassion, and attention to detail that distinguished Roblin in politics.He reveals his formative years living in the shadow of his famous grandfather, Premier Rodmond P. Roblin, as well as his own distinguished political career, ranging from back bencher to premier to senator. He includes, of course, his most famous achievement, the building of "Duff's Ditch," the Red River Floodway, and also comments on many famous political figures he encountered along the way.Speaking for Myself: Politics and Other Pursuits is must reading for all Canadians, from students of politics to historians to the general reader interested in a life richly lived and richly observed.
Publisher: Winnipeg : Great Plains, c1999.
ISBN: 9781894283090
Branch Call Number: 971.2703 ROB
Characteristics: 253 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.


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