“What a terrific book….[Weston] leaves you feeling that if push came to shove you’d want to be operated on by her.”—Nicholas Shakespeare, author of Bruce Chatwin: A Biography
FINALIST for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Non-fiction * Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction * Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award * Robbie Robertson Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction * Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing
A Globe and Mail and National Post Best Book of the Year
WINNER of the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award, Traditional Non-Fiction
In the tradition of bestselling books such as The Devil in the White City and The Man ...