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Modern Classics Last Of The Crazy People

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While other 11-year-old boys are preoccupied with things like hockey, television and having fun, Hooker broods about his dysfunctional home-life. With a mother who refuses to leave her room, a brother in an alcoholic haze and a father who's unable to hold things…
Modern Classics Stones
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|July 1, 2008

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Against a vivid terrain of images, Findley continues his exploration of the many diverse and destructive acts played out on the personal battlegrounds on which we live our daily lives. From the realities of contemporary relationships to a fantastic vision of…
What It Takes To Be Human
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|August 29, 2006

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What It Takes to Be Human , the haunting new novel by Orange Prize–shortlisted author Marilyn Bowering, considers the life of Sandy Grey, an idealistic young air cadet who wants nothing more than to enlist in the Second World War. Sandy’s father, a…
The Alchemy of Happiness
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|December 16, 2002

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In her new volume of verse, Bowering continues her rigorous, ambitious path and delivers poems that blend a variety of personalities, times, and places that add up to an overall substance she sees as happiness. Like an alchemist of old, she transmutes…
Soul Mouth: Poems
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|October 1, 2012

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Through evocative storytelling and stylish prose, this collection of poetry explores the story of childhood and the development of observation, sexuality, and spirituality through their connections to the animal world and nature. Nostalgic scenes are depicted…
Human Bodies: New and Collected Poems, 1987-1999
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|February 15, 1999

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Human Bodies collects the poems of the latter half of award-winning poet and novelist Marilyn Bowering's illustrious career. On the heels of her Governor General nominated Beach Holme title Autobiography, this collection also includes her earlier works Love As…
To All Appearances a Lady
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|March 7, 2017

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To All Appearances a Lady is Marilyn Bowering’s haunting, evocative debut novel and one of her most loved and memorable works. As Robert Lam sets off on his voyage up the coast of Vancouver Island, the last passenger he expects is a ghost. But when the spirit of…
Visible Worlds
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|May 29, 2012

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Gerhard and Albrecht Storr are twins, though they share little in common beyond an eccentric upbringing. Raised by a father devoted to the powers of “Personal Magnetism” and a German-immigrant mother unhappy with life in Winnipeg and obsessed with the ghosts of…
Cat's Pilgrimage
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|August 2, 2011

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The author of the acclaimed To All Appearances a Lady has done it again—produced a magical, multi-layered page-turner of a novel that scales vast imaginative heights. Cat’s Pilgrimage is the story of 14-year-old Cathreen, who, estranged from her mother and…