A timely book launch, given what’s going on in Canada right now.
A Great Restlessness: The Life & Politics of Dorise Nielsen
Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
Book & Briar Patch
4065 Albert Street, Regina SK
The University of Manitoba Press invites you to join us for the launch of
A Great Restlessness: The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen
by Faith Johnston
This event is open to the public, so feel free to pass this invitation along to family and friends.
Please R.S.V.P to Cheryl Miki, U of M Press(204) 474-9495 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“From a rural school house in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, to burial in a hero’s cemetery at Babaoshan, China, Dorise Nielsen was an extraordinary person, champion of women’s rights, a communist, and the only woman elected to Canada’s House of Commons in 1940. A Great Restlessness is a finely crafted, well-researched biography of a Joan of Arc figure in Canadian politics.” —Stephen Endicott, Senior Scholar, York University