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What the Stones Remember

A Life Rediscovered

What the Stones Remember( )
Author: Lane, Patrick
ISBN:978-1-59030-254-5
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Imprint:Trumpeter
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

In this exquisitely written memoir, poet Patrick Lane describes his raw and tender emergence at age sixty from a lifetime of alcohol and drug addiction. He spent the first year of his sobriety close to home, tending his garden, where he cast his mind back over his life, searching for the memories he'd tried to drown in vodka. Lane has gardened for as long as he can remember, and his garden's life has become inseparable from his own. A new bloom on a plant, a skirmish among the birds,...
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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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