product description page

Seasons of Hope : Memoirs of Ontario’s First Aboriginal Lieutenant Governor (Paperback) (James

Seasons of Hope : Memoirs of Ontario’s First Aboriginal Lieutenant Governor (Paperback) (James - image 1 of 1

about this item

A look back over Bartleman’s seventy years, from his childhood of poverty to becoming the Queen’s representative in Ontario.James Bartleman, Ontario’s first Native lieutenant governor, looks back over seventy years to his childhood and youth to describe how learning to read at any early age led him to dream dreams, empowering him to serve his country as an ambassador. In time, Bartleman’s exciting and fulfilling career as a Canadian diplomat took him to a dozen countries around the world, from Bangladesh to Cuba, and from Australia to South Africa.After a vicious beating in a hotel room robbery in South Africa, however, he was forced to come to terms with a deepening depression. In the end, Bartleman found new meaning in life when he became the Queen’s representative in Ontario and mobilized the public to support his initiatives championing books and education for Native children.Seasons of Hope is the extraordinary story of an extraordinary man, and of his constant journey to hope.A look back over Bartleman’s seventy years, from his childhood of poverty to becoming the Queen’s representative in Ontario.James Bartleman, Ontario’s first Native lieutenant governor, looks back over seventy years to his childhood and youth to describe how learning to read at any early age led him to dream dreams, empowering him to serve his country as an ambassador. In time, Bartleman’s exciting and fulfilling career as a Canadian diplomat took him to a dozen countries around the world, from Bangladesh to Cuba, and from Australia to South Africa.After a vicious beating in a hotel room robbery in South Africa, however, he was forced to come to terms with a deepening depression. In the end, Bartleman found new meaning in life when he became the Queen’s representative in Ontario and mobilized the public to support his initiatives championing books and education for Native children.Seasons of Hope is the extraordinary story of an extraordinary man, and of his constant journey to hope.
Number of Pages: 284.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Political
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: James Bartleman
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2016
TCIN: 51213252
UPC: 9781459733060
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-7048

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.