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by Lone Pine Media Productions,Al Purdy

  • ISBN: 0771072139
  • Category: Poetry
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Lone Pine Media Productions,Al Purdy
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd; y First edition edition (1984)
  • ePub book: 1705 kb
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Much-loved, cantankerous, and brilliant, Al Purdy galloped across the Canadian literary landscape for decades, grandly embodying the self-taught and hard-living image of the 1960s and ’70s poet. The More Easily Kept Illusions: The Poetry of Al Purdy is a selection of thirty-five poems that includes some of his best-loved and unearths lost and ignored treasures. Robert Budde introduces the collection with an overview of Purdy’s tumultuous life of letters, his legendary personality, his outrageous antics, his peers, his influences, and the history of his publishing career.

Lone Pine is a series of children's books written by English author Malcolm Saville. Although they were written over a 35-year timespan, between 1943 and 1978, the characters only age by a few years in the course of the series. The earlier books evoke visions of an outdoor 1940s and '50s childhood reminiscent of Enid Blyton's Famous Five books, in which children are allowed to have adventures, explore strange places and encounter villains without adult supervision.

The Lone Pine was a solitary tree on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, which marked the site of the Battle of Lone Pine in 1915. It was a "Turkish Pine" of species Pinus brutia. Pines which are planted as a memorial to the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought in Gallipoli are also known as "Lone Pines" or "Gallipoli Pines". However, there are at least two species of pine in that locality-in addition to "Turkish Pine" Pinus brutia, the "Aleppo Pine" Pinus halepensis is also common.

pp. 144, signed and dedicated by Purdy to fellow Canadian poet Bert Almon.

Select Format: Paperback. pp. ISBN13:9780771072130. Release Date:January 1984.

He also wrote four books of correspondence, including Margaret Laurence - Al Purdy: A Friendship in. .Al Purdy died in North Saanich.

Piling Blood ISBN 0-7710-7213-9.

pp. 144, signed and dedicated by Purdy to fellow Canadian poet Bert Almon.