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Product Description: and writing: perhaps especially for those who wish to learn how to read and write more astutely and more caringly. Here you will find the reflections of one of North America's finest contemporary writers, author of some 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, founder of the pioneering Creative Writing Program at Concordia University in Montreal and two-term Director of the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, teacher of and mentor to many...read more

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9781771831147 | Guernica Editions, March 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: and writing: perhaps especially for those who wish to learn how to read and write more astutely and more caringly.

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Product Description: This volume represents the first full-scale appreciation of Clark Blaise?s writing in more than 25 years ? and the first comprehensive study of his now more than 20 books. Included are previously published essays by, among others, Robert Lecker, Alexander MacLeod, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, and the volume's editor, J...read more

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9781771831116 | Guernica Editions, March 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This volume represents the first full-scale appreciation of Clark Blaise?

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Product Description: "Engaging, stirring, and hard to put down."—The New York Times Book ReviewFirst published in 1979, Lunar Attractions is the story of David Greenwood, a whimsical boy from the Florida backwoods whose shocking sexual awakening propels him into the world of murder and extortion that roils beneath the surface of 1950s America...read more

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9781771960014 | Biblioasis, March 17, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "Engaging, stirring, and hard to put down.
9780889841055 | Porcupines Quill, December 1, 1990, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Shortlisted for the 2011 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize NomineeLonglisted for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award"Clark Blaise’s brilliantly imagined The Meagre Tarmac is a novel in short-story form, warmly intimate, startling in its quick jumps and revelations, a portrait of individuals for whom we come to care deeply – and a portrait of an Indo-American way of life that shimmers before our eyes with the rich and compelling detail for which Clark Blaise’s fiction is renowned ...read more

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9781926845159 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, June 7, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Shortlisted for the 2011 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize NomineeLonglisted for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award"Clark Blaise’s brilliantly imagined The Meagre Tarmac is a novel in short-story form, warmly intimate, startling in its quick jumps and revelations, a portrait of individuals for whom we come to care deeply – and a portrait of an Indo-American way of life that shimmers before our eyes with the rich and compelling detail for which Clark Blaise’s fiction is renowned .

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Product Description: Clark Blaise's Selected Essays brings together another aspect of his tremendous and courageous oeuvre: belle lettres, essays and occasional pieces which range over autobiography, his French-Canadan heritage, the craft of fiction, American fiction, Australian fiction, and the work of such individual writers and Jack Kerouac, V...read more
By Clark Blaise (editor)

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9781897231500 | Biblioasis, February 28, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Clark Blaise's Selected Essays brings together another aspect of his tremendous and courageous oeuvre: belle lettres, essays and occasional pieces which range over autobiography, his French-Canadan heritage, the craft of fiction, American fiction, Australian fiction, and the work of such individual writers and Jack Kerouac, V.

By Michael Augustin (introduced by) and Clark Blaise

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9780889842847 | Porcupines Quill, October 1, 2006, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Here gathered together are the Montreal-set stories which made Clark Blaise famous -- such stories as `A Class of New Canadians', `Eyes', and `I'm Dreaming of Rocket Richard' -- alongside two new and unpublished Montreal stories, `The Belle of Shediac' and `Life Could Be a Dream (sh-boom, sh-boom)'...read more
By Peter Behrens (introduced by) and Clark Blaise

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9780889842700 | Porcupines Quill, October 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Here gathered together are the Montreal-set stories which made Clark Blaise famous -- such stories as `A Class of New Canadians', `Eyes', and `I'm Dreaming of Rocket Richard' -- alongside two new and unpublished Montreal stories, `The Belle of Shediac' and `Life Could Be a Dream (sh-boom, sh-boom)'.
9780071559287, titled "Homemade Lightning: Classic Experiments in Electrostatics" | McGraw-Hill, October 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | also contains Homemade Lightning: Classic Experiments in Electrostatics

Product Description: It is difficult today to imagine life before standard time was established in 1884. In the middle of the nineteenth century, for example, there were 144 official time zones in North America alone. The confusion that ensued, especially among the burgeoning railroad companies, was an hourly comedy of errors that ultimately threatened to impede progress...read more

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9780756760564 | Diane Pub Co, October 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The remarkable story of the man who created and then convinced all the nations of the world to adopt a unified standard for telling time.

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9780375727528 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A portrait of Sir Sandford Fleming describes how, during a conference of scientific and political representatives from twenty-five key nations of the world, he managed to convince them to adopt a unified standard for telling time that incorporated the Greenwich Prime Meridian, the International Date Line, and a single system for measuring longitude and telling time.

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9781417617821 | Turtleback Books, April 30, 2002, cover price $24.60 | About this edition: It is difficult today to imagine life before standard time was established in 1884.

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Product Description: Pages: 272 Language: English Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd This is the biography of an idea. and the remarkable story of the man who created-and then convinced the world to adopt-a unified standard for telling time.Today we take the accurate telling of time across the world for granted Yet little more than a hundred years ago...read more

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9780676974737 | Vintage, November 27, 2001, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Pages: 272 Language: English Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd This is the biography of an idea.

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Product Description: `Written over four decades, Pittsburgh Stories, is the second in a projected four-volume set of Clark Blaise's selected short stories. Set largely during the forties and fifties, these nine stories, with one exception, are reminiscences about a distant Pittsburgh adolescence...read more

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9780889842274 | Porcupines Quill, October 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: `Written over four decades, Pittsburgh Stories, is the second in a projected four-volume set of Clark Blaise's selected short stories.

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A portrait of Sir Sandford Fleming describes how, during a conference of scientific and political representatives from twenty-five key nations of the world, he managed to convince them to adopt a unified standard for telling time that incorporated the Greenwich Prime Meridian, the International Date Line, and a single system for measuring longitude and telling time. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780375401763 | Pantheon Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Describes how Sir Sandford Fleming, during a conference of scientific and political representatives from twenty-five key nations of the world, managed to convince them to adopt a unified standard for telling time.

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Product Description: Clark Blaise was born in Fargo, North Dakota in 1940 to French and Anglo-Canadian parents. He moved often during his childhood years as the family followed the usually disastrous fortunes of his furniture salesman father which have been chronicled in the author's `post-modern' autobiography I Had a Father...read more

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9780889841857 | Porcupines Quill, February 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Clark Blaise was born in Fargo, North Dakota in 1940 to French and Anglo-Canadian parents.

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Product Description: The stories collected here in Volume One are among the earliest in Blaise's forty-year publishing career. The experience of Florida -- particularly the underdeveloped north-central areas close to modern Disneyfied Orlando -- profoundly affected a `Yankee' child with Canadian parents...read more

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9780889842199 | Porcupines Quill, March 1, 1996, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The stories collected here in Volume One are among the earliest in Blaise's forty-year publishing career.

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Product Description: Book by Blaise, Clark, Mukherjee, Bharati

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9780802111838 | Grove Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $18.00

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9781886913011 | Reprint edition (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, October 1, 1995), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Book by Blaise, Clark, Mukherjee, Bharati

The author looks back on childhood and his relationship with his enigmatic father, and attempts to learn more about both his father and his family heritage

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9780201581287 | Addison-Wesley, May 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author looks back on childhood and his relationship with his enigmatic father, and attempts to learn more about both his father and his family heritage

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9780201626940 | Reprint edition (Addison-Wesley, June 1, 1994), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: The author looks back on childhood and his relationship with his enigmatic father, and attempts to learn more about both his father and his family heritage

Product Description: Out of print. All of these stories have been re-presented in the four-volume Selected Stories currently available from the Porcupine's Quill.

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9780889841482 | Porcupines Quill, September 15, 1992, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Out of print.

Product Description: Born in North Dakota of English- and French-Canadian parents, educated in schools from Florida to Saskatchewan and Montreal, married to a Bengali-born writer, resident at various times of Canada, the United States, and India, Clark Blaise ideally fulfills the role of the outsider or, in the title words of his latest book, the "resident alien...read more

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9780919813793 | Univ of Calgary Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Born in North Dakota of English- and French-Canadian parents, educated in schools from Florida to Saskatchewan and Montreal, married to a Bengali-born writer, resident at various times of Canada, the United States, and India, Clark Blaise ideally fulfills the role of the outsider or, in the title words of his latest book, the "resident alien.

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Product Description: Book by Blaise, Clark

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9780670812042 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Book by Blaise, Clark

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Brief autobiographical essays accompany stories about an injured father, memories of childhood, a move from Pittsburgh to Montreal, and a troubled marriage

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9780140082340 | Penguin USA, September 1, 1986, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Brief autobiographical essays accompany stories about an injured father, memories of childhood, a move from Pittsburgh to Montreal, and a troubled marriage

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Richard Durgin desires and marries the beautiful, sophisticated, and gifted Rachel, his opposite in many ways, yet he never comes to understand or truly love her until after her death

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9780385154741 | Doubleday, August 1, 1983, cover price $14.95 | also contains The New Single: Finding, Fixing, and Falling Back in Love With Yourself After a Break-up or Divorce | About this edition: Richard Durgin desires and marries the beautiful, sophisticated, and gifted Rachel, his opposite in many ways, yet he never comes to understand or truly love her until after her death

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