Will You Walk A Little Faster

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An unusual autobiography starts in the Yorkshire steel City of Sheffield where German bombers blew in his house windows early in the second world war. It moves to Canada where the author enforced the first Canadian Legislation dealing with misleading and deceptive trade practices following the rise of Consumerism in the seventies.

Written with a dry humour about times before the age of political correctness, you will share the experiences ...
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Overview



An unusual autobiography starts in the Yorkshire steel City of Sheffield where German bombers blew in his house windows early in the second world war. It moves to Canada where the author enforced the first Canadian Legislation dealing with misleading and deceptive trade practices following the rise of Consumerism in the seventies.

Written with a dry humour about times before the age of political correctness, you will share the experiences of an eclectic and full life--sometimes you may feel that you are actually looking over the author's shoulder.

He describes his life as at times exciting, never predictable, and seldom dull.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412009348
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/3/2004
  • Pages: 206

Meet the Author

Michael Hanson was born in 1932, and educated in SheffieldYorkshire during the last of the depression years. He grew up in wartime when the German bombing was at its height.

After his National Service in the R.A.F., he joined the Metropolitan Police and served in Uniform in the West End of London before joining the Criminal Investigation Department as a Detective.

When he brought his young family to Canada in 1968, he worked for a while for Pinkertons the famous Security Organisation before becoming the first Consumer Affairs Officer in the Government of British Columbia. He went on to become the Director of Trade Practices, enforcing the first Legislation in Canada which dealt with misleading, deceptive and unconscionable business practices.

Happily married with three children and four grandchildren he is now retired and living in North Saanich, British Columbia.
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