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Defiant Spirits

October 2011

"King's writing is characterized by clarity, compassion, and humanist intelligence...The personal, political, and aesthetic obstacles they encountered are described here with sympathy, so that we feel we've actually met these individuals -- the goal of any good biography."

Library Journal, Oct 31, 2011
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Defiant Spirits

Defiant Spirits

July 2011

"Biographer and historian King traces the roots of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven back to 1912, when their exposure to the works of Cezanne, van Gogh and other European modernist artists combined with their love of the Canadian wilderness to create a new and totally Canadian style."

Globe & Mail, Jul 23, 2011
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