The Resource Champagne and meatballs : adventures of a Canadian communist, Bert Whyte ; edited and with an introduction by Larry Hannant, (electronic resource)

Champagne and meatballs : adventures of a Canadian communist, Bert Whyte ; edited and with an introduction by Larry Hannant, (electronic resource)

Label
Champagne and meatballs : adventures of a Canadian communist
Title
Champagne and meatballs
Title remainder
adventures of a Canadian communist
Statement of responsibility
Bert Whyte ; edited and with an introduction by Larry Hannant
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Active for over forty years with the Communist Party of Canada, Bert Whyte was a journalist, an underground party organizer and soldier during World War II, and a press correspondent in Beijing and Moscow. But any notion of him as a Communist party hack would be mistaken. Whyte never let leftist ideology get in the way of a great yarn. In Champagne and Meatballs -- a memoir written not long before his death in Moscow in 1984 -- we meet a cigar-smoking rogue who was at least as happy at a pool hall as at a political meeting. His stories of bumming across Canada in the 1930s, of combat and camarad
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-1984
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whyte, Bert
Dewey number
335.43092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HX104.7.W49
LC item number
A3 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hannant, Larry
  • Canadian Committee on Labour History
Series statement
Working Canadians : books from the CCLH,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whyte, Bert
  • Whyte, Bert
  • Communist Party of Canada
  • Parti communiste canadien
  • Communists
  • Journalists
  • Soldiers
  • Social Science
  • Communistes
  • Journalistes
  • Militaires
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
Label
Champagne and meatballs : adventures of a Canadian communist, Bert Whyte ; edited and with an introduction by Larry Hannant, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=85433027-DB21-46C5-AD3C-E2380036A328
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Publisher's Web site: http://www.aupress.ca
  • "Canadian Committee on Labour History."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical endnotes and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Early years -- The 1930s -- The war -- Postwar years -- Letters from China, with a foreword by Monica Whyte -- Appendix
Control code
ocn691744583
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 335 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781926836348
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill., port.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)691744583
Label
Champagne and meatballs : adventures of a Canadian communist, Bert Whyte ; edited and with an introduction by Larry Hannant, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=85433027-DB21-46C5-AD3C-E2380036A328
Publication
Note
  • Publisher's Web site: http://www.aupress.ca
  • "Canadian Committee on Labour History."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical endnotes and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Early years -- The 1930s -- The war -- Postwar years -- Letters from China, with a foreword by Monica Whyte -- Appendix
Control code
ocn691744583
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 335 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781926836348
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill., port.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)691744583

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