Articles — Biographies Memoirs

Book Review - Heart Matters

Posted by Dr. Linda Hancock on

Book Review - Heart Matters

Adrienne Clarkson, the twenty-sixth Governor General of Canada, wrote this memoir in 2006.  It documents not only her own personal story but also serves as a public chronicle of historical and political life from her birth until its writing. The author was born in Hong Kong as the second of two children.  Despite her young age, she recounts memories of the family escaping from Japanese rule as immigrants to Canada.  Their two-month journey is described in great detail and the reader cannot help but understand how difficult it would be to experience the hardships.  But the trip was only a...

Read more →