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The Weight of Oranges/Miner's Pond

Michaels, Anne

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ISBN 10: 0771058780 / ISBN 13: 9780771058783
Edité par McClelland & Stewart, 1997
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Soft Cover
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First Canadian (and true first) Edition (first printing). A poetry collection which brings together the poems from her first two collections by the author of FUGITIVE PIECES. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued but for very light rubbing to the front cover. Signed and dated Oct/99 by Michaels on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 71974

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Titre : The Weight of Oranges/Miner's Pond

Éditeur : McClelland & Stewart

Date d'édition : 1997

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

Prior to her stunning début novel, Fugitive Pieces, Anne Michaels had already won prizes and acclaim for her two poetry collections. The Weight of Oranges and Miner? s Pond are now brought back into print in this one-volume collector?s edition.

Published in 1986, The Weight of Oranges created a sensation, garnering the kind of praise rarely accorded a first book of poems. It went on to win the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas. Miner? s Pond appeared in 1991 and received the Canadian Authors Association Award, and was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award and the Trillium Award.

A propos de l'auteur:

Anne Michaels is the author of three highly acclaimed poetry collections: The Weight of Oranges (1986), which won the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas; Miner? s Pond (1991), which received the Canadian Authors Association Award and was shortlisted for the Governor General?s Award and the Trillium Award (these two volumes were published in a single-volume edition in 1997); and Skin Divers (1999).

Fugitive Pieces (1996) is Anne Michaels? multi-award-winning, internationally bestselling first novel. In Canada, it was #1, and on the national bestseller list for more than two years. The literary prizes the novel has garnered to date are: In Canada, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award; the City of Toronto Book Award; the Martin & Beatrice Fischer Award; the Trillium Book Award; and an Award of Merit from Heritage Toronto. In the U.K., the Guardian Fiction Award; the Jewish Quarterly Prize for Fiction; and the Orange Prize for Fiction. In the U.S., the Harold Ribalow Award and a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction. And in Italy, Giuseppe Acerbi Literary Award.

Anne Michaels lives in Toronto, where she is working on her next novel.


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