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With an Introduction by Allan GotliebOne of Canadas most distinguished diplomats, Charles Ritchie was also a born diarist Now, for the first time, Ritchies diplomatic diaries are collected in one complete volume, covering his entire career in the Canadian Foreign Service Ritchie creates a startlingly vivid and perceptive portrait of daily life at the centre of major historical events, including one of the finest accounts of the London Blitz ever written the people in the parks, the shabby streets, the heightened love affairs Ritchies life was a whirl of high society engagements, and he turns his dry wit and irreverence to the social scene Evocative and compelling, these diaries beautifully portray a forgotten era....

Title : Undiplomatic Diaries: 1937-1971
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ISBN : 0771075383
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Emblem Editions October 21, 2008
Number of Pages : 608 pages
File Size : 884 KB
Status : Available For Download
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