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Cartier Street Contract by Wayne Tefs
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Cartier Street Contract


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A street-smart punk from Vancouver, an ungainly artist and a reluctant heroine collide with the politics of causes during the tumultuous day of the October Crisis in Montreal. The Cartier Street Contract probes the fragile quality of idealism, the sacrifice it demands and the misplaced devotion it generates.


 

They had worked it out very carefully. They had counted on placing the kid in a trades shop early in the summer when jobs were scarce and a young tough eager to prove himself and impress certain friends would take on anything. They had counted, too, on the failed artiste harboring profound rancours. They had orchestrated Milton's cowardice and Isabelle's vulnerability. None of the minor chords had been left to chance.

A street-smart punk from Vancouver, an ungainly artist and a reluctant heroine collide with the politics of causes during the tumultuous days of the October Crisis in Montreal. The Cartier Street Contract probes the fragile quality of idealism, the sacrifice it demands and the misplaced devotion it generates.

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