The Treaty

The Treaty

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A wry novella about an ordinary working-class man who, thinking he is getting a lucky break, finds himself in a legal morass which he cannot control. George Wilson is a partner in a Canadian gay marriage. His multi-national employer transfers him to a state in the US which refuses to recognize his marriage. His fledgling lawyer finds an obscure US - Canada treaty which she says trumps the state law, and sues. The situation devolves into legal machinations, political controversy, a diplomatic crisis, violence and death. Ultimately, he has to find his own solution because the legal system fails him. The 1981 treaty quoted in the book actually exists.Ifhe saw a robot malfunctioning he set out immediately to remedy the problem. The plant was so huge that they moved about in electric golf carts or even bicycles. George preferred his bicycle, to which he had fitted a basket and a luggage rackanbsp;...

Title:The Treaty
Author:Donnelly Wright Hadden
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2006-06-10


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