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The Lives of Media Women

By Susan Crean

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Series: Goodread Biographies

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In this book you'll meet some of the best-known women in Canada, past and present: Barbara Frum, Betty Kennedy, June Callwood, Ann Medina, Doris Anderson, Hana Gartner, Pamela Wallin.
Susan Crean has written profiles of more than a hundred Canadian media women, print journalists, writers, editors, radio and television broadcasters. They tell the stories of their careers, and the obstacles they've overcome in pursuit of success and power. Women are more prominent than ever before in the media--but as this book makes clear, many barriers to advancement remain.
Newsworthy: The Lives of Media Women offers lively portraits of many of Canada's most successful media personalities.

"Timely, well-written, full of facinating anecdotes and gossip."

- George Kerr London Free Press

"Chock-full of heroics, grand imaginings and larger-than-life characters."

- Irene Seiberling Regina Leader Post

"An insider's report on media stars ... fun to read."

- Stevie Cameron Ottawa Citizen

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 352 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780887801501
Format: 7in x 4.25in

BISAC Code:  BIO005000
Imprint: Goodread Biography


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