Home » The Mayor of Côte St. Paul by Ronald J. Cooke
The Mayor of Côte St. Paul Ronald J. Cooke

The Mayor of Côte St. Paul

Ronald J. Cooke

Published in 1950, The Mayor of Côte St. Paul enjoyed the month of June on newsstands, never to be seen again. This edition is the first in 64 years. Less

Friends’ Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book,please sign up.

Community Reviews

No matching reviews.

Other Books

ISBN : 9781550653854
Paperback
160 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Ronald J. Cooke’s second novel, The Mayor of Côte St. Paul, is the tale of a struggling writer living in Depression-era Montreal. Winnipegger Dave Manley, arrived in the city thinking that its rich atmosphere will inspire his fiction, but was met byMoreRonald J. Cooke’s second novel, The Mayor of Côte St. Paul, is the tale of a struggling writer living in Depression-era Montreal. Winnipegger Dave Manley, arrived in the city thinking that its rich atmosphere will inspire his fiction, but was met by a stream rejection slips. His luck turns, for good and bad, when he meets Cherie, a looker from Lunenberg who does dirty work for a crime boss known as The Mayor. It isn’t long before Dave is running booze between Montreal and Windsor, learning all there is to know about the slot machine and liquor rackets. Dave wants out, Cherie wants out—but there is no easy escape from The Mayor, a man who lives in luxury—through vice and murder—surrounded by the squalor of Côte St. Paul. Published in 1950, The Mayor of Côte St. Paul enjoyed the month of June on newsstands, never to be seen again. This edition is the first in 64 years.