Living Under Plastic by Evelyn LauLiving Under Plastic by Evelyn Lau

Living Under Plastic

byEvelyn Lau

Paperback | April 15, 2010

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Living Under Plastic represents a major departure from the author?s previous poetry books. Instead of the obsessive focus on relationships and emotional damage that has characterized much of her earlier work, this book opens up to explore new subjects: family history, illness, death and dying, consumerism, and the natural world. In a tone that is often elegiac, without ever being maudlin, these poems are steeped in immortality and loss. Haunted by the pull of the past, there is strength of character and a sense of affirmation in all of these poems. While grounded in travel and in place, the tone is surprisingly meditative and contemplative.
Evelyn Lau was born in Vancouver in 1971. She is the author of four volumes of poetry, two works of non-fiction, two short story collections and a novel. Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid, published when she was 18, was a Canadian best seller and was made into a CBC movie starring Sandra Oh in her first major role. Lau?s prose books have ...
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Title:Living Under PlasticFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 0.28 inPublished:April 15, 2010Publisher:Oolichan BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:088982262X

ISBN - 13:9780889822627

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