Eagerly-anticipated biography of Sam Steele now on sale!

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Portrait of Steele, ca. 1915

University of Alberta Press has issued a major biography of Sam Steele by Rod Macleod, Professor Emeritus in U of A's Department of History and Classics. The paperback edition of the book is now available from U of A Press and from Indigo and amazon.ca. A special limited edition hardcover will soon be available for sale only through Bruce Peel Special Collections; details will be available here.

For information about the Sir Samuel Steele Collection housed in University of Alberta's Bruce Peel Special Collections, check out the Steele website here.

In the fall of 2017, Bruce Peel Special Collections launched a digital exhibition curated by Alison Rukavina, a professor in the Department of English at Texas Tech University. In this exhibitionSam Steele's Forty Years in Canada: History or Fiction?Dr Rukavina reveals some of the reasons that it is difficult to distinguish historical fact from fiction when she explores the story behind the story for some of the most dramatic events recounted in Steele's 1915 memoir.

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