Postmedia Network Releases New E-Book and Five-Part Series on Prime Minister
TORONTO -- September 12, 2013
Postmedia Network is pleased to announce the release of Rebel to Realist: How
politics changed Stephen Harper and how he is changing Canada, a new e-book
and five-part series. Available in online bookstores on Tuesday September 17,
2013 the e-book includes the series’ content plus a bonus chapter featuring
conversations with key figures in Harper’s life and the political world. The
five-day series begins in Postmedia newspapers* and newspaper websites on
Monday September 16, 2013 and includes interactive features, quizzes, videos
“This is the kind of book Canadians and political enthusiasts will want to
read, talk about and share with others,” said Lou Clancy, Senior Vice
President, Content, Postmedia Network. “Rebel to Realist delivers some very
powerful insights about Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his political career
and personal life as he marks the 20^th anniversary of his arrival in
Over a four-month period, author Mark Kennedy interviewed Stephen Harper’s
colleagues, friends and foes for a deeper look into what makes the Prime
Minister tick. The series and e-book provide a look at the mysterious
disappearance of his grandfather, memories of his first fiancée and incisive
analysis by the campaign manager he froze out of his inner circle. The
five-day series examines how politics changed the idealistic young
conservative – and how he has steadily been changing Canada.
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, the e-book is available for $3.99 plus
applicable taxes online at Kobo, iTunes, Amazon, Google Books, Sony E-book
store and Barnes and Noble.
About the Author
Mark Kennedy arrived on Parliament Hill in 1988 as an Ottawa Citizen political
reporter and has covered eight federal election campaigns. He won a National
Newspaper Award for enterprise reporting and spent a decade specializing in
health-care coverage. Kennedy has interviewed Stephen Harper several times in
recent years and has also interviewed six former prime ministers. Kennedy is
Deputy Editor and Parliamentary Bureau Chief for Postmedia News.
*Postmedia newspapers running the story include The Vancouver Sun, Edmonton
Journal, Calgary Herald, The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon), Leader-Post (Regina),
The Gazette (Montreal), the Ottawa Citizen and The Windsor Star.
About Postmedia Network Inc.
Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada
Corp. (TSX:PNC.A, PNC.B), is the largest publisher by circulation of paid
English-language daily newspapers in Canada, representing some of the
country’s oldest and best known media brands. Reaching millions of Canadians
every week, Postmedia Network engages readers and offers advertisers and
marketers integrated solutions to effectively reach target audiences through a
variety of print, online, digital, and mobile platforms.
Georgia Sourtzis, 416-386-2892
Phyllise Gelfand, 416-442-2936
Vice President, Communications
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