In the Flesh. First Edition.

By: BOWERING, George

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BOWERING, George. In the Flesh. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, (1974). First Printing. Pp. (7),8-112. 8vo, printed white card covers with blue lettering to front & spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2525. George Harry Bowering, OC,OBC (b. December 1, 1935, Penticton, British Columbia). "Master of lyric v erse, of fresh and startling imagery, Governor-General's Award winner George Bowering writes with poise and assurance, lifting language out of the ordinary, transforming speech into a delicate, sonorous music." - from the rear cover. Includes the following poems: "Mountain I Burn", "That Way, in Words", "Barber Chair", "Midnight Lunch", "Motel Age Thoughts", "Brown Globe","More Dust", "The Bars", "The Bigamist", "The Window", "Open Mind", "Nine Holes", "Among Friends", "Apollo Eleven", "The Cup", "Coltrane & Che", "Health", "Weight", "That Old Testament", "Gun Man", "Little Treatise on Time","Already Markt", "Making a Virtue of Necessity", "Arrival Time", "I Cant C oncentrate", "Losing & Getting, To Be Getting", "The Horse", "Apparent", "Frame", "Sit Down", "Building", "Strangers & Friends", "Prizren", "Under", "Feet, Not Eyes", "The Ground of Lincoln County", "Even the Public Conveyances Sing", "North Shore, PEI", "Thoughts off the Concrete Isle", "Sea Way", "First Night of Fall, Grosvenor Avenue", "Fall, Again", "Place Names in theGlobal Village", "Branches", "Smoking Drugs with Strangers", "When I", "St ab", "Lines from Hollo", "Fast", "Not Salesmen", "Out", "Indulgence", "TakeMe, She Said, Smiling Inwardly", "Chap ter", "Play's a Thing", "Ascension" , "Careering", "The Breath, Releast", "The Mysteries", "The Beginning of", "While", "A Man Is No Boat", "Mouths", "Sekhemab & Perabsen", "The Sensible", and "To You & You". Light brown toning to edges, previous owner's name inked to half-title, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. Ex-libris Canadian poet Don Domanski (with inked acquisition note at fore-edge of title page). Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

Title: In the Flesh. First Edition.

Author Name: BOWERING, George

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Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771015984:

Seller ID: 100921

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