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Ha! : a self-murder mystery

Author: Gordon Sheppard
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With his wife's consent, on March 15, 1977, celebrated writer and former terrorist Hubert Aquin blew his brains out on the grounds of a Montreal convent school. Shocked by this self-murder, a filmmaker friend feels compelled to understand why Aquin killed himself - and discovers, at the heart of this tragedy, an unforgettable love story. Interweaving photographs, documents, and images with testimony from Aquin's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sheppard, Gordon.
Ha!.
Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)63702947
Named Person: Hubert Aquin; Hubert Aquin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Sheppard
ISBN: 9780773560048 0773560041 1282850016 9781282850019 9786612850011 6612850019
OCLC Number: 311307996
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 868 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Definitions --
Dedication --
The Setting --
PRELUDE --
1 VILLA MARIA MARCH 15 1977 --
2 THE NEWS --
3 THE INVESTIGATION: GENESIS --
4 PRELIMINARY INQUIRIES --
5 THE INVESTIGATION: FIRST PHASE --
6 NEIGE NOIRE (“BLACK SNOW�) --
7 CARLETON UNIVERSITY --
8 LA PRESSE --
9 LA PRESSE: PERSPECTIVES --
10 LE JOUR --
11 HUBERT AQUIN AND QUÃ?BEC --
On The Death of Hubert Aquin --
12 HUBERT AQUIN AND CANADA --
13 HUBERT AQUIN AND THE WORLD --
14 SUICIDAL CLUES --
15 A GREAT FATIGUE --
16 FAREWELL VISITS --
17 99 CENTS AND THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE 18 the trip to home19 the return to montreal --
20 sacrilege --
21 last contacts --
22 at the door of death --
23 obomre/shadowcast --
24 monday march 14 1977 --
25 farewell letters --
26 the last night --
27 the first marriage --
28 tuesday morning march 15 1977 --
29 mother --
30 death watch --
31 a wake --
32 postmortem inquiry 1: epilepsy --
33 wednesday march 16 1977 --
34 postmortem inquiry 2: the story of mm --
35 cremation --
36 mmãœs story --
37 requiem mass --
38 ay and the truth about mm --
39 ashes --
40 quicksand 41 THE BEYONDCODA/WRAP UP --
Cast --
Authorized comments --
Contents --
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Responsibility: written and directed by Gordon Sheppard.
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"A fabulous and astounding book... unique and absorbing." Wayne Grady, author of The Quiet Limit of the World and The Bone Museum "HA! is a harrowing investigation of some of the most profound and Read more...

 
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