Justin Trudeau: The Natural Heir
A National Bestseller â€˘ The Hill Times: Best Books of 2016This unauthorized biography provides a rare look at the real Justin Trudeau, retracing his steps from his early days to the height of power.Having grown up in the shadow of his famous father, a political giant who dominated Canadian politics for almost sixteen years, Justin Trudeau took many detours before discovering that he was a natural politician, with qualities, such as a charismatic ease with the public, that his father never possessed.Yet to most Canadians, Trudeau remains a blank slate. Inexperienced and underestimated, he was able, in his early forties, to catapult the Liberal Party of Canada from third to first place in one giant sweep. It was a historic feat that left a nation amazed and wondering what to expect next.In this unauthorized biography, journalist Huguette Young, who has conducted numerous interviews with Trudeauâ€™s entourage, gives a look inside his inner circle and shows the path his leadership might take. Meant for supporters and skeptics alike, Youngâ€™s is a revealing account of one of Canadaâ€™s most compelling and enigmatic figures.
A reluctant heir and a breakthrough leader, an underdog and a historic champion, the bearer of a nationâ€™s hopes and an unsettlingly blank slate, Justin Trudeau is one of Canadaâ€™s most compelling and enigmatic figures. Journalist Huguette Young retraces his steps from his early days to the height of power, and gives a rare look at the real Trudeau.
Table of Contents
Introduction1: 24 Sussex2: The Formative Years3: Running in Papineau4: The Fight5: The Partyâ€™s Great New Hope6: A Leader in Waiting7: Entering the Fray8: The Trudeau Effect9: Another Side of Justin10: The Allure of the Blank Slate11: The Networked Candidate12 : The Plan for the Middle Class13: Trudeau 2015?/li>14: The Victory