The Resource The candidate : fear and loathing on the campaign trail, Noah Richler

The candidate : fear and loathing on the campaign trail, Noah Richler

Label
The candidate : fear and loathing on the campaign trail
Title
The candidate
Title remainder
fear and loathing on the campaign trail
Statement of responsibility
Noah Richler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A comical and revealing account of what it's like to run for office with no political experience, little money and only a faint hope of winning, told first-hand by celebrated writer Noah Richler. During the 2015 federal election, approximately 1200 political campaigns were held across Canada. One of those campaigns belonged to author, journalist and political neophyte Noah Richler. Recruited by the NDP to run in the bellweather riding of Toronto-St Paul's, he was handed $350 and told he would lose. But as veteran NDP activists and social-media-savvy newbies joined his campaign, Richler found himself increasingly insulated from the stark reality that his campaign was flailing, imagining instead that he was headed to Parliament Hill. In The Candidate, Richler recounts his time on the trail in sizzling detail and hilarious frankness, from door knocking in Little Jamaica to being internet-shamed by experienced opponents. The Candidate lays bare what goes on behind the slogans, canvassing and talking points, told from the perspective of a political outsider. With his signature wit and probing eye, Noah Richler's chronicle of running for office is insightful, brutally honest and devastatingly funny."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richler, Noah
Dewey number
324.971
Index
no index present
LC call number
JL193
LC item number
.R52 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richler, Noah
  • New Democratic Party
  • Canada
  • Richler, Noah
  • Canada
  • New Democratic Party
  • Political candidates
  • Political campaigns
  • Elections
  • Political campaigns
  • Political candidates
  • Canada
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers
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The candidate : fear and loathing on the campaign trail, Noah Richler
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn946215686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385687287
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
58091A39-CCD2-4D02-9393-97BBDCA32AFA
System control number
(OCoLC)946215686
Label
The candidate : fear and loathing on the campaign trail, Noah Richler
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn946215686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385687287
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
58091A39-CCD2-4D02-9393-97BBDCA32AFA
System control number
(OCoLC)946215686

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