Songs for the Guitarist / Composer: with empty hands and arms like lacework by Claive BookerSongs for the Guitarist / Composer: with empty hands and arms like lacework by Claive Booker

Songs for the Guitarist / Composer: with empty hands and arms like lacework

byClaive Booker

Paperback | January 1, 2005

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These songs are Claive´s first collection of drawings in words. "As advancing in age and decrepitude force me to relax, I have had the pleasure of getting to know some of the ´gars de la rue,´ the street people here in the centre-south of Montréal, who have accepted me wholeheartedly. Because so many have enriched my life, it seemed sensible to take pen to paper, and write what are, in effect, mémoires for a man with a fading memory."

      "Unique. Moving. Lovely. These poems lead the reader into a spiritual and human space alight with kindness."
      —Susan McMaster

About The Author

Claive Booker was born in Toronto in 1948, and raised, in part, by his great-grandmother and her sister, giving him a sense of family continuity. His mother had him reading before he began kindergarten, and quoted from such favorite writers as Edna St-Vincent Milay, Dorothy Parker, John Donne, and Gerard Manley Hopkins. "This early exp...

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Title:Songs for the Guitarist / Composer: with empty hands and arms like laceworkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:171 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:January 1, 2005Publisher:Borealis PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888872941

ISBN - 13:9780888872944

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