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Summer in Furnished Rooms
by Marc Plourde

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Price: $20.00

Publication Date: April 6, 2024

Synopsis:

 

From the age of seventeen, Marc Plourde has preferred to recount his experiences through poetry. His new collection, Summer in Furnished Rooms, tunnels into fifty-five years of life, retrieving episodes that may seem like fiction when viewed from the distance of time. From toucans and paradise tanagers undulating in waves of colour on a Colombia wildlife preserve, to Franz Kafka and a dog named Anonymous crossing the Charles Bridge in Prague, to a tourist’s quest for diamonds in the ports of Saint Lucia and Saint Martin, moments and people almost lost to time are brought to light once more in this superb collection.

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ISBN: 9781770867444

Format: Trade Paperback
Size: 5.5" x 8.5"

Subjects:

POE011000 POETRY / Canadian

POE023040 POETRY / Subjects & Themes / Places

POE000000 POETRY / General

Reviews

“Marc Plourde is an honest poet whose poems, often homages to the Montreal of the 60s and 70s, deserve to be taken seriously.”

— Norm Sibum, author of Gardens of the Interregnum

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