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From the salmon fishing grounds to the Special Collections library, from the vanishing rural world of pheasant hunting and canning along the banks of the Fraser River to the deck of the Titantic and the famous book collector's tragic fate, Tim Bowling's startling and powerful eighth collection of poems moves seamlessly between the riches of nature and the riches of art.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889712355
ISBN-10: 0889712352
Format: Paperback
(135mm x 190mm x 8mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Nightwood Editions
Publisher: Nightwood Editions
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Tim Bowling

Tim Bowling has published numerous poetry collections, including Low Water Slack; Dying Scarlet (winner of the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry); Darkness and Silence (winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry); The Witness Ghost and The Memory Orchard (both nominated for the Governor Generals Literary Award); and his Selected Poems (winner of the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize). Bowlings work in poetry and prose has been honoured with two Canadian Authors Association Awards; two Writers Trust of Canada nominations; a Guggenheim Fellowship; five Alberta Book Awards; the Acorn-Plantos Peoples Poetry Award; and a Roderick Haig Brown Award nomination. Bowling served as the 2015 Canadian judge for the Griffin International Poetry Prize.

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Witness Ghost by Tim Bowling

The Witness Ghost

Paperback / softback, March 2003