Item P240-11-022.1 - The Strangest Dream - Emery Samuel (1 of 4)

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The Strangest Dream - Emery Samuel (1 of 4)

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P240-11-022.1

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  • 1982 (Creation)
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    Weisbord, Merrily

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4 audio reels (1 hr., 57 min., 11 sec.)

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(1942-)

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Merrily Weisbord is an author, journalist, filmmaker, and broadcaster. She has contributed articles and stories to newspapers and magazines such as Maclean’s, Weekend, and the Montreal Star. As a radio broadcaster, she produced many CBC documentaries. Her first book, The Strangest Dream: Canadian Communists, the Spy Trials, and the Cold War was first published in 1983 (Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys) and was republished in 1994 (Montreal: Véhicule Press). The Strangest Dream was also translated in French in 1988 (Montréal: VLB) under the title Le Rêve d’une génération: les communistes canadiens, les procès d’espionnage et la guerre froide. Merrily Weisbord’s books also include The Valour and the Horror, co-authored with Merilyn Simonds Mohr (Harper Collins 1991), Our Future Selves (North Atlantic Books 1991), Dogs with Jobs, co-authored with Kim Kachanoff (Pocket Books 2000) for which Weisbord also wrote and created a TV series that was aired on the Life Network, CBC, PBS, Oxygen, National Geographic US and National Geographic International. Her book The Love Queen of Malabar (McGill-Queen’s University 2010) was a Finalist for the 2010 Writers’ Trust Non Fiction Prize, and for the 2011 Charles Taylor Prize in Non-Fiction.

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1935-1947 History Souvenir. Recorded on October 1, 1982.
Part 1: 30 min., 42 sec.
Part 2: 30 min., 21 sec.
Part 3: 30 min., 32 sec.
Part 4: 25 min., 36 sec.

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      Available as electronic file (WAV).

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      No reproductions

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      According handwritten on the audio reel cases, these audio reels were copied from Emery's cassettes. Accession number: 2011-017

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