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There Is a Season

A Memoir

There Is a Season( )
Author: Lane, Patrick
ISBN:978-0-7710-4634-6
Publication Date:Feb 2005
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Believed by many to be one of the finest poets of his generation, Patrick Lane is also a passionate gardener. He lives on Vancouver Island, a place of uncommon beauty, where the climate is mild, the air is soft, and the growing season lasts nearly all year long. Lane has gardened for as long as he can remember, and sees his garden's life as intertwined with his own. And when he gave up drinking, after years of addiction, he found solace and healing in tending to his yard....
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Gardening / Essays & Narratives
Gardening / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.02 x 8.99 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:0.988 Pounds
Author Biography
Lane, Patrick (Author)
Patrick Lane was born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada on March 26, 1939. He wrote more than 20 collections of poetry as well as novels and nonfiction books. His first collection of poetry, Letters from a Savage Mind, was published in 1966. His other poetry collections included Separations, Beware the Months of Fire, Winter and Mortal Remains, The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane, and No Longer Two People written with his wife Lorna Crozier. Poems, New and Selected received the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry in 1978 and Too Spare, Too Fierce received the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 1995.

His novels included Red Dog, Red Dog and Deep River Night. His memoir There Is a Season received the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence and B.C. Award for Canadian Nonfiction. He was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 2014 for his vast and accomplished body of work. He died of a heart attack on March 7, 2019 at the age of 79.

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