Borrowed Days: New and Selected Poems by Marc Plourde

Borrowed Days: New and Selected Poems

byMarc Plourde

Paperback | April 16, 2016

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Borrowed Days sketches out a multifaceted portrait of Marc Plourde's home ground over half a century. Set in rural Quebec and Montreal - Park Extension's immigrant streets, College Notre Dame in the 1960s, McGill Ghetto's bohemia of the '70s - these spare, restrained yet unflinching poems span the proverbial two solitudes, focusing on family, neighbours, and strangers as seen through the eyes of a sometimes bemused but compassionate observer of the human drama.

About The Author

Born in Montreal in 1951 to English and French Canadian parents, MARC PLOURDE spoke mostly English as a child at home, but was schooled in French. His first poems were written and published in French before he was seventeen, but thereafter he began writing in English, strongly influenced by Alden Nowlan and others (at nineteen he made...

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Title:Borrowed Days: New and Selected PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 0.27 inPublished:April 16, 2016Publisher:Cormorant BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770864687

ISBN - 13:9781770864689

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