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Francis Desharnais on Quebec's own Little Russia

Episode Summary

Francis Desharnais tells RFK about his graphic novel recollecting the story of Guyenne, a small Quebec town that operates entirely as a collective, where every villager shares what they have with the rest, which gave the village the nickname 'Little Russia'.

Episode Notes

Hosts Justin and Jacob speak with Francis Desharnais, author of a graphic novel recollecting the story of Guyenne, a small Quebec town that operates entirely as a collective, where every villager shares what they have with the rest, which gave the village the nickname 'Little Russia'. 

Desharnais talks about speaking to family members who lived in the village, how to properly retell their stories and what he's learned from the experience.

RFK is broadcast first on CJRU 1280 AM in Toronto. This episode was produced by Jacob Dubé.