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Motion Sickness: a Memoir [SNEAK PREVIEW]

by Layton, David

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1999
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Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1999 A publicity brochure announcing the publication of the autho's forthcoming memoir with an extract describing "David's disjointed upbringing, the comings and goings of his parents - famous Canadian poet Irving Layton and his mother Aviva" 9 pages, Signed on title page . Signed by Author. First This. Stapled. As New. Brochure.
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The Whole Bloody Bird (Obs, Aphs & Pomes)

by Layton, Irving

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Published
1969
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1st Canadian Edition
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1969 Given a Canada Council Grant in 1967 Irving Layton went to Greece, Israel, India and Nepal. The result is"One way of regarding this book is to think of my 1968 journal as exploding into obersvations, aphorisms and Poems...I decided to publish excerpts and selections.. I thought that, flanked by poems, mostly written this year,… Read more
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Night Cries

by Karafilly,Irena [Friedman]

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1990
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Very Good
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1st Can Ed.
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9780887508028
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Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1990 Short stories set in Greece (mainly on Lesbos) by a Canadian author.(this copy has fold on cover). 1st Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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That Shining Place

by Poirier-Bures, Simone

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1995
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780778010197
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Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1995 The story of a 21-year-old woman's search for a simple, authentic life on the Greek island of Crete in the mid '60s. She is befriended by an older Greek woman who teaches her how to cook and dance, and she spends her evenings dancing in the tavernas. It ends with the return visit 25 years later… Read more
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Writing Away : The PEN Canada Travel Anthology

by Rooke, Constance (Ed.)

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Published
1994
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780771069567
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1994 Collection of travel poems,passages and essays by Canadian writers ( Includes Susan Swan : "Corfu : Visiting Lawrence Durrell's White House") 365p. illus. (Proceeds from this book to PEN Canada). 1st.Can Ed... Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Trailing Pythagoras

by Galt,George

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1982
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780864950161
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Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982 "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the… Read more
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Trailing Pythagoras

by Galt,George

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1982
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9780864950161
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Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982 "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the… Read more
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A Journey Through the Aegean Islands (first published as "Trailing Pythagoras")

by Galt,George

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1988
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Fine
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9780773751965
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Toronto: Stoddart., 1988 First published 1982 as "Trailing Pythagoras" by Quadrant Editions and re-issued with a new introducti on "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and… Read more
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Trailing Pythagoras

by Galt,George

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1982
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9780864950161
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Montreal: Quadrant Editions, 1982 "George Galt recounts his personal experiences travelling through the Aegean Islands with his wife Fay. In addition to a host of incredible characters encountered along the way, Galt has to contend with the legend of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and the ghost of his own ancestor John Galt, who explored the same terrain early in the… Read more
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Motion Sickness: a Memoir

by Layton, David

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1999
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First Edition.
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9781551990392
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Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1999 "During David's disjointed upbringing, the comings and goings of his parents (famous Canadian poet Irving Layton and Aviva) are unannounced and unpredictable, their extramarital affairs unacknowledged but undeniable, their eventual parting no less painful for being in the best interests of all concerned. Leonard Cohen, meanwhile, is an equally enigmatic figure, the dark troubadour,… Read more
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

by Chatto, James

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2005
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1st Can Ed.
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9780679313137
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Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005 ".as Chatto's eloquent memoir . touchingly reveals .their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. Signed by Author. 1st Can Ed.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

by Chatto, James

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2005
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Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005 ".as Chatto's eloquent memoir . touchingly reveals .their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. 1st Can Ed.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Stones on Water

by Solway, David

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780919197053
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Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1972 Poems by a Canadian writer some inspired by his visits to Greece. "This book is affectionately dedicated to all the resolute and imaginative liars that I met in the island of Alonissos." Author inscription "For Lillian from David. Toronto April 8/86" 52p.. Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Anatomy of Arcadia

by Solway, David

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Published
1992
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Fine
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1st.Can Ed..
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9781550650266
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Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1992 '.an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos." "His wry and beautifully written excursion into a dystopian Arcadia is rooted in his sardonic wit and the pitless eye that he turns on modern Greece,on modern Greeks, and, not the least,on himself.". 1st.Can Ed... Trade Paperback. Fine.
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Anatomy of Arcadia

by Solway, David

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1992
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Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1992 '.an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos." "His wry and beautifully written excursion into a dystopian Arcadia is rooted in his sardonic wit and the pitless eye that he turns on modern Greece,on modern Greeks, and, not the least,on himself." Review copy - PR sheet laid in. 1st.Can Ed... Trade Paperback.… Read more
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Anatomy of Arcadia

by Solway, David

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1992
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Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1992 '...an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos." "His wry and beautifully written excursion into a dystopian Arcadia is rooted in his sardonic wit and the pitless eye that he turns on modern Greece,on modern Greeks, and, not the least,on himself." (this copy marred by underlinings and comments from previous reader-… Read more
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Bedrock

by Solway, David [Andreas Karavis]

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Published
1993
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1st Can Ed.
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9781550650419
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Montreal: Signal Editions/ Vehicule Press, 1993 "This collection of poetry was inspired by stays on various Greek islands and by the work of several poets the author has known and admired - Nikos Gatsos, Henrik Nordtbrand, and Andreas Karavis. As with all books of travel poetry, "Bedrock" is a marriage of subject and object, self and other." Errata sheet laid.… Read more
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Five Canadian Poets in Greece : Dudek, Gustafson,Layton, Purdy,Solway : A Bi-Lingual Edition (IN GREEK and in English)

by Sampson, Theodore (Ed)

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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1st Greek Edition.
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Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1974 An anthology of poems by Canadian authors ( Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, Irving Layton,Al Purdy and David Solway) who have been influenced by their visits to Greece and their reading of Greek literature. 77p.illus.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Rae Sampson.
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Friends I Never Knew

by Lester, Tanya

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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9780921881186
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Charlottetown: Gynergy Books Canada, 1992 A Canadian woman, self-exiled to Greece, writes about 4 extraordinary women whom she has worked with in the Women's movement and ends up writing about her own life. 147p. [WorldCat lists only 10 copies in the USA]. Softcover. Near Fine.
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Mermaids and Ikons : A Greek Summer

by MacEwen, Gwendolyn

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Published
1978
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Fine
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1st Can Ed.
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9780887840623
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Toronto: Anansi, 1978 "MacEwen explores her strongly personal responses to a complex civilization in this, her first non-fiction book. Moving from the urban tumult of modern Athens to the radiant simplicity of an island in the Aegean [it] evokes the very spirit of Greece - the exuberance of the people, the sun-drenched landscape, the shaping power of ancient tradititions and… Read more
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