Nellie McClung: Voice for the Voiceless

By Carol-Ann Hoyte

A review of Nellie Mcclung: Voice For The Voiceless by Margaret Macpherson

Published on October 1, 2003

Nellie Mcclung: Voice For The Voiceless
Margaret Macpherson

XYZ Publishing
$15.95
paper
1-894852-04-4

Macpherson brings this Canadian suffragist, author and legislator to life for a new generation. Though McClung had a short stint as a teacher before turning her hand to writing, she is best known for her fight on behalf of women’s suggrage and in favour of prohibition. In the political arena, she served as a League of Nations delegate and as an Alberta MLA. This book is a focused and well-researched look into the life of one of the nation’s prominent and influential figures. mRb

Carol-Ann Hoyte is the Quebec English-language regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week and organizer of monthly mixers for Montreal anglophone children's book authors and illustrators.

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