The Unfinished Canadian: The People We Are by Andrew Cohen

By Andrew Cohen

The award-winning, bestselling writer of While Canada Slept gives his view of a rustic wasted on Canadians.

What is nationwide personality? What makes the americans, the British, the French, the Russians, and the chinese language who they're? during this homogenized global, the place globalization is a byword for a deadening sameness, why do peoples who reside within the related quarter, use a similar funds, learn a similar books, and watch an analogous video clips stay diverse from each other? up to Canada should be noticeable as a duplicate, clone, or colony of the USA, we're absolutely specific. it's a results of our geography, heritage, and politics. It comes from our demography and prosperity. such a lot of all, it comes from our personality.

In The Unfinished Canadian, Andrew Cohen delves into our earlier and found in seek of our defining nationwide features. He questions hoary shibboleths, soothing mythologies, and outdated saws with irreverence, humour, and flintiness, unencumbered through our proverbial politeness (itself a very good misperception) and our suffocating political correctness. we're rather a lot, in such a lot of colors, and it’s time we took a decent examine ourselves. during this provocative, passionate, and chic ebook, Cohen argues that our mythology, our jealousy, our complacency, our apathy, our amnesia, and our moderation are all a part of the insufferable lightness of being Canadian.

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