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70 Canadian Poets
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|February 11, 2014

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Introducing students to the depth, breadth, and character of Canadian poetry for over 40 years, this collection of classic and contemporary poems offers a rich representation of this country's diverse poetic landscape. Featuring a combination of established and…
What Does A House Want?: Selected Poems
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|March 8, 2014

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What Does a House Want? affirms Gary Geddess place as one of the premier Canadian poets of his generation. Equally at home with the lyric and the long poem, Geddes brings his “deadly accuracy in language and form” and his no-holds-barred style to bear…
Swimming Ginger
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|August 27, 2010

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Shortlisted, Independent Publishers Book Award, Poetry The Qingming Shanghe Tu scroll, sometimes called "Spring Festival by the River," was thought to have been painted by Zhang Zeduan before 1127, when the Northern Song capital of Bian-Iiang was overrun…
Flying Blind
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|June 1, 1998

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In 1993, after the signing of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Accord, Gary Geddes travelled through Israel with the blind poet and scholar John Asfour, he serving as Asfour's eyes, Asfour as his tongue. The contrast between his friend's competence in the…
Girl by the Water
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|January 16, 1998

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With Girl by the Water, award-winning poet Gary?Geddes brings together a collage of stunning narratives which comprise "Girl by the Water," and "Mao, Dreaming." Conflict and struggle in places ranging from the Yukon to Chernobyl to China, Guatemala, Hamburg and…
Skookum Wawa: Writings of the Canadian Northwest

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Gary Geddes presents the idioms and images of the Canadian Northwest through the work of some seventy writers associated with the region, and many photographers. Here is not only a portrait of its people, spirit, and landscape, but a rich variety of memorable…
Drink the Bitter Root: A Writer's Search for Justice and Redemption in Africa

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Set across Africa, this is a deeply engaging investigation of trauma, justice and the redemptive powers of imagination from an internationally acclaimed author. Drink the Bitter Root is a provocative, emotionally charged account of one writer's travels in…
Art of Short Fiction, The, Brief Edition

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The book is intended for courses in introduction to literature or composition in English at university and college. The new, brief edition of The Art of Short Fiction is more than just a reduction of the successful bigger edition; it is in many ways a significant…
Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care

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A shocking exposé of the dark history and legacy of segregated Indigenous health care in Canada. After the publication of his critically acclaimed 2011 book Drink the Bitter Root: A Writer's Search for Justice and Healing in Africa, author Gary Geddes turned the…
The Resumption Of Play
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|March 1, 2016

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The gripping title poem of The Resumption of Play, which won the 2015 Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, dramatizes the traumatic experience and enduring legacy of Canada's Indian residential schools. The book is also about coming to terms with grief and loss,…
The Terracotta Army
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|July 30, 2010

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In 1985, Gary Geddes won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, Americas Region, for The Terracotta Army , a brilliant sequence of his Chinese sonnets. The nine-couplet poems were inspired by his 1981 visit to the archaeological site in China where more than 8,000…
Falsework
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|September 28, 2007

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On June 17, 1958, Vancouver's Second Narrows Bridge collapsed while under construction, Eighteen men plunged to their deaths. On the cusp of the 50th anniversary of the disaster, critically acclaimed poet Gary Geddes provides an intimate portrait of the many…
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