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The Bloc

by Manon Cornellier, translated by Wanda Taylor; Robert Chodos & Simon Horn

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list price: $19.95
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published: Jan 1995
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imprint: Lorimer
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Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Member for Lac-Saint-Jean
2. The Birth of the Bloc
3. Crossing the Desert
4. The End of the Rainbow
5. The 1993 Federal Election Campaign
6. The Official Opposition
7. The Backlash
8. The Bloc's Program
9. Solidarity Among Sovereignists?
10. The Bloc's Future
The Text of the Three-Party Agreement
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index

About the Authors

Manon Cornellier

MANON CORNELLIER is a parliamentary correspondent with Canadian Press. She has also worked for Le Devoir, La Presse, TVA-CHOT, and TV Ontario.
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Wanda Taylor is a writer, filmmaker, educator, and interdisciplinary artist. Wanda is a former producer for CBC daytime television and was also the Nova Scotia manager for the 2011 Canada Games National Artist Program. She has won awards for her work in arts, culture, and journalism, and is the author of The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children and Birchtown and the Black Loyalists, a non-fiction book for children. Wanda currently resides in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, with her four children and baby granddaughter.
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ROBERT CHODOS is an experienced author and translator who has published widely in the fields of Canadian business, politics, and transportation and of Quebec history. Among his most recent books are The Unmaking of Canada (1991), Lost in Cyberspace? (1997), and Paul Martin: A Political Biography (1998), all co-written with Rae Murphy and Eric Hamovitch, and all published by Lorimer.
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SIMON HORN is a writer and translator living in Montreal.
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Editorial Reviews

"...offer[s some interesting and useful insights, notably for English-Canadians at this harum-scarum juncture of this country's history."

— Montreal Gazette

"...an instructive primer on the birth and development of a federal independence party."

— Globe and Mail

"... a well-written and well-translated narrative of the party's growth."

— Books In Canada

"The Bloc by Manon Corneiller (Lorimer, $19.95), offers more than you ever wanted to know about the cabal of federal MPs who are out to destroy Canada as we know it."

— Vancouver Province

"The Bloc is an excellent first attempt to come to grips with the rise of Lucien Bouchard and the Bloc."

— Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism

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