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ISBN-10: 1771000104

ISBN-13: 9781771000109

The yr 2011 marks forty years of caliber autonomous publishing for D&M Publishers. To have a good time we now have created a unfastened book sampler of D&M classics. From Wade Davis's A mild on the fringe of the World to David Suzuki's The Sacred Balance; Andrew Nikiforuk's Tar Sands and Emily Carr's Klee Wyck, and past, 40 Years: a range of Writing from D&M represents the very best publishing of the house's previous 4 a long time. We invite you to obtain it for free and support us have a good time our ruby anniversary! stopover at FortyYears.ca for information on how we are making plans to mark the get together.

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On it stood the small white coffin. A lighted candle was at the head, another at the foot. The little dead girl in the coffin held a doll in her arms. It had hardly been out of them since I had taken it to her a week before. The glassy eyes of the doll stared out of the coffin, up past the closed eyelids of the child. Though Sophie had been through this nineteen times before, the twentieth time was no easier. Her two friends, Susan and Sara, were there by the coffin, crying for her. The outer door opened and half a dozen women came in, their shawls drawn low across their foreheads, their faces grim.

Wong Suk let me go. I slumped back into my chair and picked up my chopsticks. Poh-Poh turned back to the table. Everyone went back to steadily eating supper, went on breathing the heated air. After Wong Suk settled back and slurped his soup, loudly, he and Poh-Poh spoke no more in their secret language to one another, though their lips smiled and moved with the memory of something deep and savoury. FROM Goose Food In the quotations from Native American texts : [•] square brackets mark editorial restorations ‹•› angle brackets mark editorial insertions {•} curly braces mark editorial deletions †•† daggers flag passages that seem corrupt Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas of Qaysun, or Walter McGregor, the blind poet of Sunshine and Sealion Town, spent the month of November 1900 telling stories – that is to say, dictating his condensed, tightly woven narrative poetry – to a 27-year-old linguist from the state of Maine.

When he grew tired, he let himself fall down through the clouds with him and dropped him onto a shoal exposed by the tide. �Hwuuu! » Becoming a gull, he squawked and went on squawking. This is where it ends. The Wonder of the Ethnosphere ONE NIGHT ON A RIDGE IN BORNEO, CLOSE TO dusk, with thunder over the valley and the forest alive with the electrifying roar of black cicadas, I sat by a fire with Asik Nyelit, headman of the Ubong River Penan, one of the last nomadic peoples of Southeast Asia. The rains, which had pounded the forest all afternoon, had stopped, and the light of a partial moon filtered through the branches of the canopy.

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