Jack Whyte: Forty Years in Canada: A Memoir

Jack Whyte: Forty Years in Canada: A Memoir

by Jack Whyte

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Overview

Best known for his original series of Arthurian novels, A Dream of Eagles (called The Camulod Chronicles in the US), and his more recent Knights Templar trilogy, Jack Whyte has authored 10 international bestsellers in the past 15 years. Jack's imagination and his passion for observing human nature shine through in both his prose and his verse in this uniquely Canadian memoir. He delights in pointing out daily treasures of his chosen homeland that are taken for granted by non-immigrants. He dares to challenge conventional wisdom and the politically correct.

From start to finish, Jack Whyte: Forty Years in Canada makes you think, makes you laugh and makes you curious.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894974226
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date: 10/31/2006
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Best known for his original series of Arthurian novels, A Dream of Eagles (called The Camulod Chronicles in the US), and his Knights Templar trilogy, Jack Whyte has written 10 international bestsellers. He left Scotland for Canada in 1967 to teach high-school English, but soon gravitated to life on the road as a professional singer, actor and entertainer. In the 1970s he gained a wide audience as he wrote and performed his one-man tribute to Robbie Burns across North America. Public recitals of his own narrative verse led to him being appointed the bard of the Calgary Highlanders regiment, an honour he maintains to this day. A stint as a CBC national television writer preceded a successful business career in communications, but it was his long-time interest in both the legend of King Arthur and the 5th-century Roman military occupation of Britain that dictated Jack’s destiny. Since becoming a successful author, with his books translated into many languages, Jack has made time to support upcoming authors and participate in many writer gatherings, including the Surrey International Writers’ Conference. He writes every day and resides near his favoured golf course in Kelowna, BC. He is married with five adult children.

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