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Under the Keel Poems,9781770892699

Under the Keel Poems

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 4/23/2013
Publisher(s): House of Anansi Press
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Summary

The brilliant new collection from Michael Crummey, bestselling author ofGalore. Michael Crummey's first collection in a decade has something for everyone: Love and marriage and airport grief; how not to get laid in a Newfoundland mining town; total immersion baptism; the grand machinery of decay; migrant music and invisible crowns and mortifying engagements with babysitters; the transcendent properties of home brew. Whether charting the merciless complications of childhood, or the unpredictable consolations of middle age, these are poems of magic and ruin.Under the Keelaffirms Crummey's place as one of our necessary writers.

Author Biography

Michael Crummey: Michael Crummey is the author of four books of poetry, and a book of short stories, Flesh and Blood. His first novel, River Thieves, was a finalist for the Giller Prize, his second, The Wreckage, was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His most recent novel, the bestselling Galore, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book. Under the Keel is his first collection in a decade. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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