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เกมยิงปลาสุดยอดเกมทำเงินอันดับ 1_เทคนิคการเล่นเกมยิงปลา_ไลฟ์ดีลเลอร์

[book cover] Champagne and Meatballs

Bert Whyte, edited and with an introduction by Larry Hannant

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February 2011

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Working Canadians: Books from the CCLH

Biography & Memoir / History / History: Labour / Labour Studies / Political & International Studies



About the Book

Tom Sukanen
Bert Whyte

Active for over forty years with the Communist Party of Canada, Bert Whyte was a journalist, an underground party organizer and soldier during World War II, and a press correspondent in Beijing and Moscow. But any notion of him as a Communist party hack would be mistaken. Whyte never let leftist ideology get in the way of a great yarn. In Champagne and Meatballs — a memoir written not long before his death in Moscow in 1984 — we meet a cigar-smoking rogue who was at least as happy at a pool hall as at a political meeting. His stories of bumming across Canada in the 1930s, of combat and camaraderie at the front lines in World War II, and of surviving as a dissident in troubled times make for compelling reading.

The manuscript of Champagne and Meatballs was brought to light and edited by historian Larry Hannant, who has written a fascinating and thought-provoking introduction to the text. Brash, irreverent, informative, and entertaining, Whyte's tale is history and biography accompanied by a wink of his eye — the left one, of course.

About the Editor

Larry Hannant is a Canadian historian specializing in twentieth-century political dissent. He is the author of The Infernal Machine: Investigating the Loyalty of Canada's Citizens and the editor of The Politics of Passion: Norman Bethune's Writing and Art, which won the Robert S. Kenny Prize in Left/Labour Studies. He also researched and co-wrote a feature-length documentary film on the Doukhobors, The Spirit Wrestlers, which was broadcast on History Television in 2002. He currently teaches at Camosun College and the University of Victoria.




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Hannant's "Introduction" is a brilliant gem of scholarship in itself and could almost be read as a separate essay, were it not for the obviously necessary and important references to Whyte's life and political career.
[read full review, see p. 10]

—David Lethbridge, People's Voice, vol. 19, #15, September 1-15, 2011