"If you want to read some decent strong human stuff without fakery I'd say Al Purdy the Canadian. . . one of the few very good poets since 1900."-Charles Bukowski"Purdy is one of the most substantial poets in English of the century."-Dennis Lee"If you want to read some decent strong human stuff without fakery I'd say Al Purdy the Canadian. . . one of the few very good poets since 1900."-Charles Bukowski"Purdy is one of the most substantial poets in English of the century."-Dennis LeeRead Less
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo. 606 pp. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; blue endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Herein are poems too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: At Evergreen Cemetery; Archaeology of Snow; Rural Henhouse at Night; Remains of an Indian Village; The Cariboo Horses; Thank God I'm Normal; Necropsy of Love; Hockey Players; The Viper's Muse; Method for Calling Up Ghosts; Eskimo Graveyard; The Sculptors; Dream of Havana; Watching Trains; Wilderness Gothic; The Road to Newfoundland; Idiot's Song; Flying Over Africa; Arctic Romance; The Battlefield at Batoche; The Hunting Camp; Borderlands; Starlings; D. H. Lawrence at Lake Chapala; Lost in the Badlands; The Blue City; In Cabbagetown; Caesar at Troy; On the Flood Plain; The Gossamer Ending; Concerning Ms Atwood; Lament for Bukowski; To Paris Never Again; and many many more.
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