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Come All You Brave Canadians

In High Places

By Arthur Hailey  

7 Aug, 2022

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You


Arthur Hailey’s 1962 In High Places is a near-future Canadian political thriller. Or it was near-future when it was published, long ago.

Canadian Prime Minister James McCallum Howden’s shaky majority will not allow for dramatic political innovations. Yet crises will arise with no regard for political convenience. Now, Howden must somehow convince his cabinet, his party, and the Canadian electorate to swallow the unpalatable if any part of Canada is to be saved.

In a secret communique, American President Tyler has informed Howden that nuclear war with the East is no more than a year away.

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