it's your story

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At thirteen, I was sent by my aunts from Jamaica to join my mother in Montreal in 1947. She had emigrated the year before to marry my new step-father in Canada. My life appeared to take a turn for the worse as I was sent out to work on a very cold January day the following morning.

In 1972, Kirk Howard began Dundurn Press on his own. Why? How did he do it? What challenges did he face at the time? After asking around the office, I realized that many of us didn&;t know a lot about the early years of Dundurn. After compiling the questions that stumped many of my colleagues, I sat down with the one person who could share the story, the President and Publisher of Dundurn, Kirk Howard.