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    9780887841552 9781770891708 Electronic book text, EPUB, $14.95 CAD 9781770897489 Electronic book text, Kindle, $14.95 CAD
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Rochdale
The Runaway College
By (author): David Sharpe
9781487006648 Paperback, Trade English General Trade HISTORY / Canada / General Aug 06, 2019
$16.95 CAD
Active 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.9 in | 440 gr 320 pages House of Anansi Press Inc A List

The fascinating story of Toronto’s experimental Rochdale College’s rise and fall, now reissued in a handsome A List edition.

Toronto’s Rochdale College began as an experiment in living and learning, and ended as a symbol of the flower-child sixties, a financial and social controversy. In his well-researched and entertaining account, David Sharpe tells the fascinating story of the college’s seven-year rise and fall.

Sharpe examines the contradictions of the Age of Aquarius squeezed into one stark skyscraper on Bloor Street in Toronto. He looks at the financing and the internal government of the college, as well as its creative achievements over the years and its contribution to the community. Rochdale: The Runaway College provides a lively, detailed picture of the day-to-day life of the college residents: the peace parties and joyful live-ins, as well as the police raids and the drug overdoses of the dark days.

David Sharpe teaches writing online and on campus at Ohio University. In addition to Rochdale: The Runaway College, he is also the author of the short story collection Seasoning.

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