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The Arms of the Infinite: Elizabeth Smart and George Barker

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The Arms of the Infinite takes the reader inside the minds of author Christopher Barkerâs parents, writer Elizabeth Smart (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept) and poet George Barker. From their first fateful meeting and subsequent elopement, Barker candidly reveals their obsessive, passionate, and volatile love affair.

He writes evocatively of his unconvention

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Paperback, 258 pages
Published November 15th 2010 by Wilfrid Laurier University Press (first published January 2006)
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