David Wilson, biographer of Thomas D'Arcy McGee

Join Carmel Kilkenny in conversation with David Wilson who has spent the last 10 years writing a two-volume biography of this colourful father of Canadian Confederation. In it, we learn that Thomas D'Arcy McGee arrived in the United States as an Irish refugee in the mid-nineteenth century. Ironically, he left that country for Canada thinking it a much better place to raise his children. Ironically, because it was in Canada that Thomas D'Arcy McGee was assassinated some years later. Published by McGill-Queen's University Press.

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