The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day by Chantal Hebert, Jean Lapierre

By Chantal Hebert, Jean Lapierre

Author note: Jean Lapierre (with)

A sly, insightful and fantastically unique e-book from certainly one of Canada's most well liked political analysts, Chantal Hébert, and one in all Quebec's most sensible political broadcasters, Jean Lapierre.

Only the main fearless of political newshounds might dare to open the outdated wounds of the 1995 Quebec referendum, a still-murky episode in Canadian historical past that maintains to defy our realizing. The referendum introduced one of many world's so much profitable democracies to the edge of the unknown, and but Quebecers' attitudes towards sovereignty proceed to baffle the country's political type. Interviewing 17 key political leaders from the duelling referendum camps, Hébert and Lapierre commence with an easy premise: asking what have been those political leaders' plans if the vote had long gone the opposite direction. Even 2 a long time later, their solutions may possibly surprise you. And in asking an unforeseen query, those veteran political observers cleverly disclose the fractures, tensions and fears that proceed to form Canada today.

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Finalist – QWF Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction (2014)

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