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Description - Lydia Thrippe! by Daniel Sloate

"Lydia's life is a long cultivation of the absurd, the rude and what was once called the deviant, more commonly referred to nowadays as the crackpot. She's worth reading if only for the relief one feels after the book slips from the hands. Ultimately the girl is a lot of fun if you take her seriously as she expects you to." Daniel Sloate.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550710731
ISBN-10: 1550710737
Format: Paperback
(200mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Guernica Editions,Canada
Publisher: Guernica Editions,Canada
Publish Date: 8-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Daniel Sloate

Daniel Sloate (1931-2009) was a prolific poet, playwright and translator. He was the author of numerous books, including I is Another and Of Dissonance and Shadows. Sloate attended the University of Western Ontario (where he obtained an B.A. in French and English) and obtained a doctorate in French literature from the Sorbonne. He taught translation at the Translators' School in Paris before taking a position also teaching translation at the Universite de Montreal, where he remained until his retirement in 1995.