Title: Shooting the Hippo : Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths.
Publisher:  Viking, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0670847674
Seller ID: 95588
McQUAIG, Linda. Shooting the Hippo : Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths. (Toronto) : Viking, (1995). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,(2),1-309,(1).Index. 8vo, auburn paper covered spine, cream paper covered boards, cream lettering to spine. “We watch helplessly as everything from our cherished health care and educational systems to the little hippo at the zoo falls prey to the axe of the deficit slashers. [...] McQuaig argues that we've got the wrong deficit culprit and before we all gather for the public shooting, we should consider the consequences. As we gut our social programs in the name of deficit reduction, we risk destroying the very fabric of our country– and its future.” - from the dj. Light foxing to top edge, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by the author. 18.00