By Douglas Gibson

Canada is a rustic wealthy in tales, and few take as a lot pleasure as Douglas Gibson in learning them. As one of many country’s best editors and publishers for forty years, he coaxed sleek classics out of a few of Canada’s best minds, after which took to telling his personal tales in his first memoir, Stories approximately Storytellers.

Gibson became his memoir right into a one-man degree convey that at last performed nearly a hundred occasions, in all ten provinces, from coast to coast. As a literary vacationer he stumbled on much more concerning the land and its writers, and harvested many extra tales, from far-off earlier and up to date reminiscence, to proportion.

Now in Across Canada by means of Story, Gibson brings new tales approximately Robertson Davies, Jack Hodgins, W.O. Mitchell, Alistair MacLeod, and Alice Munro, and provides energetic images of Al Purdy, Marshall McLuhan, Margaret Laurence, man Vanderhaeghe, Margaret Atwood, Wayne Johnson, Linwood Barclay, Michael Ondaatje, and plenty of, many others. even if fly fishing in Haida Gwaii or crusing off Labrador, Douglas Gibson is a major ambassador for Canada and the facility of significant stories.

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