Up Against City Hall

Sewell, John
Publisher:  James Lewis & Smauel, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1972
Pages:  180pp   ISBN:  0-88862-021-7
  Dewey:  350.086
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6624

John Sewell describes his early life and explains how he accidentally got involved in politics. He tells of his experiences in Trefann Court, and how this opened his eyes to the realities of civic politics, and gives behind-the-scenes accounts of some of the major battles at City Hall.


Table of Contents


1. Growing Up
2. Realities in Trefann Court
3. Election 1969
4. In the maw of the Great Grey Clam
5. Working out a Strategy
6. Metro Centre: The Railway Swindle
7. The Grys affair: A finger in the pie
8. South of St. Jamestown: The fist of Meridian
9. Coming to grips
Toronto City Council 1970-72

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