Living in Gravity by Valerie StetsonLiving in Gravity by Valerie Stetson

Living in Gravity

byValerie Stetson

Paperback | June 15, 2008

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When astronaut Julie Payette was returning to earth from space, she said she found being reintroduced to even half the gravity on earth too much for her body to bear. Living in Gravity explores how we bear gravity, both physically and metaphorically. Some of us are lucky enough to float with someone through a night sky, as the lovers in Chagall's paintings do, while at other times we are crushed by relentless and punishing weight. In this playful collection, the experience of astronauts and swimmers, the joyous and grief-stricken, are celebrated and lamented.
Valerie Stetson is the author of The Year I Got Impatient (Oolichan Books). In 2001, she received The Bronwen Wallace Award for short fiction. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her articles have appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and The Times Colonist. She lives in Kelown...
Title:Living in GravityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:June 15, 2008Publisher:Palimpsest PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0978491718

ISBN - 13:9780978491710

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