Because They Were Women-ebook : The Montreal Massacre
Fourteen deaths that forced a reckoning with violence against women
Praise & Recognition
“Boileau’s approach has the double effect of humanizing that list of names and ages we associate with December 6 and making the reader feel the loss of these young women and their futures all the more keenly.”December 2020
Publication Date: December 3, 2020
Genre: Adult Nonfiction
Product Format: E-book – EPUB
About the Author
Josée Boileau has been a journalist for more than thirty years, many of those for Quebec’s Le Devoir newspaper, where she became Editor in Chief. Today, she is a current affairs commentator for CBC/Radio Canada and Chatelaine, and a book columnist for Journal de Montréal. She has received a number of honors, including the Hélène-Pednault prize in recognition of her feminist activism. She lives in Montreal.
About the Translator
Chantal Bilodeau is a Montreal-born, New York-based playwright and translator whose work focuses on the intersection of science, policy, art, and climate change. She has translated over a dozen plays and half a dozen books from Quebec, France, and West Africa.