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Description - I Was Expecting Someone Taller by Sue Nevill

I Was Expecting Someone Taller is actually a collection of people: working people, old people, street people, famous people--from Josephine Baker to Baryshinikov, a woman "lunching out" with Jesus to a barfly. These poetic portraits are truthful, sometimes tinged with black humour, other times political. Sue Nevill's people break through the flat, artificial surfaces of typical portraits and give us colourful, three-dimensional views of their unexpected natures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780888783110
ISBN-10: 0888783116
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 3mm)
Pages: 54
Imprint: Press Porcepic,Ontario
Publisher: Press Porcepic,Ontario
Publish Date: 16-Jan-1991
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Sue Nevill

Sue Nevill is the author of I Was Expecting Someone Taller, and co-author of Quintet: Themes & Variations. Her poetry has been widely published in such Canadian literary periodicals as The Antigonish Review, CV2, Event, The Fiddlehead and The New Quarterly. She is a longtime resident of Vancouver, BC.

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