This remarkable book tells the compelling story of 45 distinguished Canadians. From Nobel Prize winners to inventors who died in obscurity, their lives reflect the challenge and excitement that has made a difference to our daily lives.
More than 200 years of profiles and discoveries that range from apples to BlackBerrys, from steamships to jet engines, from vaccines to lasers are covered. They reflect the significant milestones in 5 major areas — communication, discovery, electronics, health, and transportation. Original portraits of each person profiled complete this highly readable book.
|Pages: 200||Publication Date: 2008||ISBN: 9781551382227|