The implementation of the War Measures Act on Oct. 11 days after the kidnapping of James Cross and the day before Pierre Laporte was found dead in the trunk of a car by the FLQ. Know as the October Crisis.
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. A novel by Wayne Tefs.