Daniel Francis, author of numerous books, has won the 2017 Governor General's History Award for Popular Media (a.k.a. the Pierre Berton Award) for his distinguished career as a historian and author.
He is the author of thirty books on a wide array of subjects, including four he's written for Arsenal Pulp Press: The Imaginary Indian, National Dreams, Seeing Reds
, and L.D.: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver
, which won the Vancouver Book Award. Perhaps his best known project was the definitive Encyclopedia of British Columbia
, published by Harbour Publishing.
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