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Author Name:    PAINE, Robert, with Cynthia LAMSON CROSBIE, John JAMIESON, Don PECKFORD, Brian

Title:   Ayatollahs and Turkey Trots. in dj

Publisher:    Breakwater, 1981, ISBN:0919948707 

Seller ID:   6315

PAINE, Robert, with Cynthia LAMSON. Ayatollahs and Turkey Trots : Political Rhetoric in the New Newfoundland: Crosbie, Jamieson and Peckford. St.John's : Breakwater, (1981). Pp (2),iii-ix,(1),1-147,(1), 18 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "The heart of this book is the provincial election of 1979 (just after the fall of Pierre Trudeau's Liberal Party). It features the two political giants: Canada's former Minister of External Affairs, Don Jamieson and Prime Minister Joe Clark's Minister of Finance, John Crosbie, the great wit of the Progressive Conservative Party. The third character in this political arena is the young and eloquent Brian Peckford. The art of politcs is hilariously and masterfully presented by Robert Paine, Professor of Anthropology at Memorial University's Institute of Social and Economic Research. The book features a portfolio of political pictures and a preface by Dalton Camp." - from the dj. Private blind-stamp ex libris seal, else vg in dj. 20.00

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