Coming Of Age Fiction

21 Days in October by Magali Favre,Arielle Aaronson

By Magali Favre,Arielle Aaronson

It’s earlier than sunrise in Montreal on October sixteen, 1970. Gaétan is completing his shift at Dominion cloth simply because the Canadian govt announces the conflict Measures Act following kidnappings—the purely time in background open air of the 2 international Wars. Police and squaddies hurricane the streets and make sweeping arrests, imprisoning approximately 500 Quebec voters for free of charge and conserving them incommunicado for as much as 21 days. mentioned in as many chapters, Gaétan’s adventure in the course of these dramatic days forces him to re-evaluate his personal ideals as his international is sucked right into a maelstrom of political task ...

Quebec is poised for switch. yet is Gaétan ready?

His good friend is arrested for enjoying a union assembly, his father, for conversing out too loudly approximately urban elections throughout the obstacle. accidentally, Gaétan meets Louise, a tender university scholar from a distinct historical past with radical neighbors. Louise takes a willing curiosity in him.
During this stricken time, adolescents will confront unrelenting manufacturing unit paintings, unemployment, or even imprisonment, but additionally desire, political dedication, and primary love. they arrive to appreciate the assets of revolt.

Is this a real tale? No.

Could this have occurred in Canada? Yes.

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