CA ACU GBA F2921
- [ca. 1988-1997] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
11 m of textual records
Name of creator
David Cruise, 1950- , and Alison Griffiths, 1953- , began writing together in the early 1980s and their work includes seven non-fiction books, a teleplay, documentaries for radio and television and hundreds of magazine articles for publications in Canada, the USA and Europe. They wrote a weekly financial column for the Toronto Star. They won numerous awards for their business and investigative writing as well as for two of their historical books. Among their books are: Fleecing the Lamb : The Inside Story of the Vancouver Stock Exchange. -- Toronto : Penguin, 1987; Lords of the Line. -- Markham : Viking, 1988; Net Worth : Exploding the Myth of Pro Hockey. -- Toronto : Viking, 1991; The Great Adventure : How the Mounties Conquered the West. -- Toronto : Viking, 1996; On South Mountain : The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan. - Toronto : Viking, 1997; Working the Land : Journeys into the Heart of Canada. -- Toronto : Viking, 1999; Vancouver : A Novel. -- New York : HarperCollins, 2003; and The Portfolio Doctor : Your Prescription for Investment Health. -- Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2004.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of David Cruise and Alison Griffiths, 2007-2013.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of research materials for Lords of the Line, Net Worth and The Great Adventure.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Place access points
Name access points
- Griffiths, Alison (Subject)