The Reason You Walk

by Wab Kinew, Viking 2015, 273 pages, Hardcover $32

Most Canadians have heard of Wab Kinew either from his reporting on CBC, as host of the 8th Fire documentary series or his involvement with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. However, reading Wab's memoir, you will discover the key to his success as a communicator, educator, and now politician.

The Reason You Walk is an interesting read. It provoked many emotions like anger, sadness and happiness. This book involved hope, healing, and forgiveness. It is a poignant story of a towering but damaged father and his son as they repair their family bond.

"The Reason You Walk points the way towa...