The Long Cold Green Evenings of Spring

Elisabeth Harvor

Both pastoral and medical elements play with themes of great emotional intensity in these innovative poems about infatuation, pottery-making, resentment, memory loss, illness, jealousy, and love. At long last a second poetry collection to follow the success of Fortress of Chairs.

Poetry 1998

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"Harvor displays the same remarkable insight into the human heart familiar to readers of her short stories."-Glen Downie, Event Magazine

ELISABETH HARVOR's first novel, Excessive Joy Injures the Heart, was named one of the ten best books of the year by the Toronto Star in 2000 and her most recent story collection is Let Me Be the One, a finalist for the Governor General's Award. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in many periodicals and anthologies, among them The Malahat Review, PRISM international, The New Yorker, and anthologies in Canada, the US, Mexico, and Europe. She won the Alden Nowlan Award in 2000 and was the 2003 winner of the Marian Engel Award.

Other books by Elisabeth Harvor:
A Room at the Heart of Things: The Work that Came to Me
A Fortress of Chairs
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112 pp 9" x 6"
ISBN13: 9781550650914

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