Montreal Confidential by Al Palmer

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Montreal Confidential by Al Palmer

12mo. pp. 168. b/w illustrations. index. paperback. [Montreal]: Vehicule Press, [2009].


  • ISBN-10: 1550652605 / ISBN-13: 9781550652604

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    Montreal Confidential, first published in 1950, is a gossipy and sometimes gritty chronicle of Montreal after-dark during the 1950s. Al Palmer, who covered the entertainment and police beat for the Montreal Herald and later the Montreal Gazette, colourfully describes the glamorous cabarets, restaurants, late night bars, singers and dancers, and various underworld characters, when Montreal was an open city. In this new edition, published in its original pocketbook format, the addition of archival photographs of the people and places mentioned in the book compliment Al Palmer's spirited prose.