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Harmony: Photographic Journeys Across Our Cultural Boundaries

by National Movement for Harmony

More often than not, books that claim to cover Canada from coast-to-coast appear as thinly veiled tourism brochures or unity propaganda. Thankfully, Harmony: Photographic Journeys Across Our Cultural Boundaries is neither. Marrying the images of 24 photographers and the words of just as many writers, the book is a genuine testament to the diversity of this expansive country. Originally a touring national exhibition, Harmony is the brainchild of the National Movement for Harmony, an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to fostering respect among all people and promoting diversity in Canada. With an introduction by June Callwood, the book features poems and prose (in both official languages) by Timothy Findley, Joy Kogawa, Margaret Atwood, Pierre Berton, Anne Michaels, Dennis Lee, and Carol Shields.


Reviewer: Katja Pantzar

Publisher: Macmillan Canada


Price: $49.95

Page Count: 115 pp

Format: Cloth

ISBN: 0-7715-7632-3

Issue Date: 1999-1

Categories: Art, Music & Pop Culture