Riverbook and Ocean by W.H. NewRiverbook and Ocean by W.H. New

Riverbook and Ocean

byW.H. New

Paperback | November 1, 2002

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This fourth collection of poems by W.H. New once again invites the reader to witness the ordinary, fraught with human frailty, uncertainty and risk, while revealing a world of extraordinary, if transient, natural beauty and diversity. Fiercely refusing to skim the surface, New confronts our despair with lightness, grace and humour. He pulls us in, engages us with the particulars of place, of Vancouver. And he offers in contrast the explorative and nomadic nature of man, from Captain Vancouver exploring the convergence of river and ocean to a young boy on a bridge caught between decision and action.

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W. H. New lives in Vancouver. Among his many books are Underwood Log, which was a finalist for the Governor General?s Award for Poetry, Borderlands, Grandchild of Empire, Touching Ecuador, and The Year I Was Grounded. Among New?s academic works is The Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada which he edited. He was appointed an Officer of...
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Title:Riverbook and OceanFormat:PaperbackPublished:November 1, 2002Publisher:Oolichan BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889822085

ISBN - 13:9780889822085

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