The Cuckoo's Song/le Chant Du Coucou by Jacqueline BorowickThe Cuckoo's Song/le Chant Du Coucou by Jacqueline Borowick

The Cuckoo's Song/le Chant Du Coucou

byJacqueline Borowick

Paperback | May 10, 2008

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Through the prism of a marginal child puzzled about her true identity, The Cuckoo's Song/Le chant du coucou, a collection of 63 poems in English and French, adds vivid flourishes to the drab canvas of the Great Depression and celebrates the indomitable spirit of the men and women who joined the Gold Rush to Val d'Or in Northwestern Québec, in the 1930s and '40s. The community they carved in the wilderness of the Canadian Shield, diverse and inclusive, their struggles, their joie de vivre-filaments of gold in the poet's memory.
Jacqueline Borowick was born in Montréal but moved with her parents to Val d'Or, Québec during the Great Depression. After her marriage, she moved to Toronto and has resided in Ontario ever since. She was the first presiding bilingual Justice of the Peace in Toronto from 1982-1997. Her award-winning poems have appeared in numerous anth...
Title:The Cuckoo's Song/le Chant Du CoucouFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.5 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:May 10, 2008Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0978223381

ISBN - 13:9780978223380

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