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Laurier: an extraordinary Canadian

La Presse editor-in-chief Andre Pratte has written a new biography of Wilfred Laurier, part of Penguin's Extraordinary Canadians series. 

Born in the tiny Laurentian hamlet of St. Lin, Laurier was Canada's first bilingual Prime Minister.

A passionate orator in both languages, his political strategy was to seek compromise.

Andre Pratte gives us some more background on this extraordinary, and he believes overlooked, Canadian.

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