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"(Nowlan's) work is the work of a brave man . . . his details are fantastically clear. His clear direct language is no transformative--it's not about one thing changing another--but a descriptive language, about the way things are".--Robert Bly.
Paperback, 194 pages
Published January 26th 1996 by House of Anansi Press
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