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Fate and Angus McGrath

Fate and Angus McGrath

Set in Toronto, this is the story of a woman and her three children whose lives become progressively tied to the fortunes of a medical devices manufacturing company, which has been jointly owned by the McGrath and LaPlante families since its inception in the late nineteenth century. In the early 1980s, the teenage children inherit their grandmother's shares and their mother, Marilyn, is parachuted into a management position with a seat on the board to protect their interests until they fulfill the will's requirements for their education and take ownership of the shares. The resulting relationships with both McGraths and LaPlantes, the previously unexpected career opportunities and the new and expanded markets, in Canada and beyond, for the company's products during the closing decades of the twentieth century, result in lifestyle changes to which they soon adjust. But they are all continually challenged by the behavioural problems of Angus, the young son of Marilyn's brother-in-law Michael, who was once a popular NHL star...

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