Talking Down the Northern Lights by Shelley A. LeedahlTalking Down the Northern Lights by Shelley A. Leedahl

Talking Down the Northern Lights

byShelley A. Leedahl

Paperback | October 25, 2006

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Shelley A. Leedahl brings her deft craft with language, ear for the nuances of tone and careful observations of the everyday to a superb new collection of highly accessible poems. Whether Leedahl is writing about the squeak of runners on the gymnasium floor or the thin noise of ice, strawberry daiquiris or wet tents drying, pregnancy tests or the new sheets from Zellers, readers are guaranteed a lyrical and entertaining ride.

Shelley A. Leedahl was born in Kyle, Saskatchewan, in 1963. She writes novels, poetry and children’s literature as well as short stories, and frequently conducts author visits in schools and libraries across the country. She lives in Saskatoon and Middle Lake, Saskatchewan. In 2002/2003, she was a participant in the Canada-Mexico Writi...
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Title:Talking Down the Northern LightsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.48 × 5.5 × 0.24 inPublished:October 25, 2006Publisher:Thistledown PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894345223

ISBN - 13:9781894345224

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Editorial Reviews

"The voice of this manuscript is consistent and unwavering."
- Susan Goyette, Judge, John Hicks Manuscript Awards

"Of all the poems I've read for this occasion [Talking Down the Northern Lights] is the only one I think to be immaculate, untouchable; in its economy, its confidence, its complete lack of look-at-me surface or embroidery,"
- Don Coles, Judge, Saskatchewan Writers Guild