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On the tightrope

Fiona Kidman

On the tightrope

poems

by Fiona Kidman

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Published by Pegasus in Christchurch .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Fiona Kidman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.K5 O5
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4478795M
ISBN 100908568053
LC Control Number79306790

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Thank you for your interest in Tightrope Books. In we published our final titles and have ceased taking submissions. Tightrope is proud of our many talented authors and it has been our honour to have made a significant contribution to Canadian Literature.

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Founded in by Halli Villegas, Tightrope Books publishes mainly poetry and fiction, as well as non-fiction and anthologies. As a "writer-centric press," Tightrope Books involves its authors and poets in the publishing arters location: Toronto. 'Tightrope' would be a short book if things turned out well for the Knapps.

But like so many of the other kids that rode the No. 6 school bus with Kristof, they. That’s the miracle of Tightrope, and why this is such an indispensable book. In concise, lucid chapters, we see humanity at its most desperate, its most rugged, but perhaps its most heroic.

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David has two collections of poetry: Eating Fruit Out of Season (Tightrope Books, ) and Monster, (Tightrope Books, ). He edited the poetry anthology A Verdant Green (Battered Silicon Dispatch Box, ). In “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope," Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn write about the poor and working poor, who, because of their situations are also walking a tightrope.

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