Viceregal book launch at the Morrin Centre

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Photo: Sarah Barclay

Her Excellency Sharon Johnston is flanked by her husband, Governor General David Johnston and Elizabeth Dallaire, holding a copy of Matrons and Madams

The Governor General quietly enters College Hall and takes a seat in the front row. Tonight, the fanfare is reserved for his wife: Her Excellency Sharon Johnston is celebrating the launch of her first novel, Matrons and Madams, a complex look at the women behind the returning soldiers after World War I.