Winner - Vancouver Book Prize (2012) YVR weaves a suite of lyrics into a powerful long poem, a citywide Vancouversong. Combining memoir, civic history, love song, and social critique, it's a highly personal poem, vividly rooted in Vancouver life, and at the same time a charged portrait of social change. In three parts, it begins in disaffection and disruption, tracks its way back into images of childhood (bush, beach, boys at war), and then moves forward again, celebrating 'the sawtooth Coast' and the river, 'the shingle ...

YVR 2011, Oolichan Books

ISBN-13: 9780889822801

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