Luck, Laughter, and Learning: A Memoir

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  • ISBN-13: 9780968282595
  • Publisher: BPR Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Pages: 216

Table of Contents

Preface 9
Part 1 Family History
Chapter 1 The Wanklyns 13
Chapter 2 The Kennedys 17
Part 2 Early years
Chapter 3 Montreal, 1926-36 25
Chapter 4 Summer in Europe, 1937 32
Part 3 Schooldays
Chapter 5 BCS, Lennoxville, 1938-41 39
Chapter 6 Dominion Engineering and McGill 42
Part 4 In the Army
Chapter 7 Ontario 53
Chapter 8 Dundurn, Saskatchewan 58
Chapter 9 England 66
Chapter 10 France 73
Chapter 11 Belgium 81
Chapter 12 Holland 87
Chapter 13 Germany 100
Chapter 14 The Way Home 109
Part 5 McGill, 1945-46
Chapter 15 Back to McGill and the Rhodes Scholarship 117
Part 6 Oxford, 1946-49
Chapter 16 Trinity College 125
Chapter 17 Arosa, Switzerland 135
Chapter 18 Winter in Oxford 140
Chapter 19 Norway 144
Chapter 20 The Spring Terrm 154
Chapter 21 A Yachting Summer 158
Chapter 22 More Sporting Life 165
Chapter 23 Marriage and Married Life 174
Chapter 24 Oxford Finals 182
Part 7 Return to Canada, 1949
Chapter 25 Radiation Laboratory, McGill 195
Chapter 26 Doctorate Work on the Cyclotron 206
Conclusion 215
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