Desperate Glory

Desperate Glory

The Story of World War I

Book - 2008
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Short-listed for the 2009 Red Maple Award for Non-Fiction, OLA Forest of Reading and commended for the 2009 OLA Best Bets

This book presents the story and issues of the First World War in a clear, concise and objective manner, accompanied on every page by photographs, original sketches or maps. Focussing on social as well as political issues with a Canadian perspective, Wilson presents the issues of the war with depth and compassion. This book will be a very useful tool for educators in explaining the hows and whys of this most important period.

Publisher: Toronto : Napoleon Pub., [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781894917810
Characteristics: 81 pages, 7 unnumbered pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.


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anoudconda Apr 07, 2009

it was some boy book i didnt like it it was so bloody

sk Mar 30, 2009

This book was so knowledgable. I found that I was interested in it even though sometimes the pages seem to go on and on forever! Again, similar to Vimy Ridge, I think this book would be great for research. Shorter amounts of writing would've been better for interest.

jil14 Mar 30, 2009

The book was interesting to read and it was very helpful in helping me learn about WWI. It could have had more pictures especially some coloured ones

vc_angel Mar 30, 2009

Sort of like 'At Vimy Ridge'. Nothing more. I gave it an average. See ya.

Bev Kyro Mar 30, 2009

Too much information presebted on the topic.

Steve29 Mar 23, 2009

I want to read this book because it is about world war 1 and canadas role in ww1

BeauPeters Mar 23, 2009

I chose this book to read because I wanted to learn more about world war one. My decision was also influenced by the strong title, and the the epic scene happenig on the front cover of the book.

Tom102 Mar 23, 2009

i want to read this book because no one really knows alot about canada's involvment in world war 1

devo Mar 23, 2009

I pick this book because I wanted to learn more about world 1and canada part in it and I like history

IzUb3rPwnSauce Mar 23, 2009

I hope to read this book :)


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sk Mar 30, 2009

A great book about World War One. Full of interesting quotes and detailed experiences of soldiers. This book is a great research book and has loads of information.

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