Author: Starr, Richard
Series: Goodread Biographies
Publisher: Goodread Biographies
Year Published: 1988
Subcategory: History / Canada / General
Condition Rating: Slight wear, may have creased spine, folded pages, good-condition ownership stickers
Summary: When New Brunswick Liberals crushed Richard Hatfield's Conservative government in the1987 election, winning every seat in the legislature, it marked the end of a high-flying political career comprehending everything from high-performance sports cars to ignominious drug busts.
Richard Starr chronicles the dramatic events of Richard Hatfield's seventeen years as premier of New Brunswick. The author recounts Hatfield's many legislative successes, his reform of political party finance and French-language legislation. He chronicles the failures and scandals as well, from the millions squandered on the Bricklin project to Hatfield's arrest for marijuana possession on the brink of the 1987 election.
Richard Hatfield: The Seventeen Year Saga is a fascinating, full account of the political career of one of Canada's most controversial leaders.
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