Pastels are Pretty Much the Polar Opposite of Chalk

November 15, 2009|
Pastels are Pretty Much the Polar Opposite of Chalk by Nathaniel G. Moore
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Pastels Are Pretty Much The Polar Opposite Of Chalk is about the syntax of distinction, unlikely comparison and the colorful drama that comes with choosing between actions, people and things. Scenarios of rupture are set in malls, bedrooms, tawdry boardwalks, train stations and hospitals, as tinsel rains down slowly in the background. Here Nathaniel G. Moore?s cryptically majestic language bears witness to staged altercations between hedonism vs. hunger, domesticity vs. pedestrian excess, cross-hatched gesture vs. harsh reality. This book asks questions: Do I like pretzels? What kind of pretzels do I prefer? How do I feel? Would I rather watch a car chase or be in one? What is Golden Flint? Do they sell that at the grocery store? Have I told you the story of when I fell in love with you? Like a psycho smart alec with a velvet tongue, this book provides answers to all the question in wonderfully wrought riddles.
Dubbed a "Toronto small press fixture" by Flare Magazine in 2005, Nathaniel G Moore is the author of the humour book Bowlbrawl, the Catullus-infused novel-in-poems Let''s Pretend We Never Met, and the teen-psychodrama-noir novel Wrong Bar. He is an editor at Broken Pencil magazine and a columnist for Open Book Toronto. From 2004-2009 h...
Title:Pastels are Pretty Much the Polar Opposite of Chalk
Product dimensions:88 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.2 in
Shipping dimensions:88 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.2 in
Published:November 15, 2009
Publisher:DC BOOKS
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897190579

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