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Sproxton unearths the underground with diaries, puns, poetry and plays in this romping exporation of the world of mining. All the folklore of new poetic territory surfaces in the telling.
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Birk Sproxton's books include the long poem Headframe: , the novel The Red-Headed Woman with the Black Black Heart, and the collection Phantom Lake: North of 54. He is the editor of The Winnipeg Connection, Trace: Prairie Writers on Writing, and Great Stories from the Prairies. He was born in Flin Flon, Manitoba, where he grew up listening to tall tales of the North.
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Book Description Turnstone Press, 1985. Trade Papeback. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Cover. By the Author Type: Poetry this copy is tight and the interior is clean of marks Flat Signed and dated by the author on the title page. By the Author. Seller Inventory # 0040890
Book Description Winnipeg: Turnstone, 1985, 1985. Trade paperback, first edition, SIGNED by author on title page. 133pp. Fine/as new copy. 210 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Seller Inventory # 19355
Book Description Turnstone, Winnipeg, 1985. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. "Sproxton unearths the underground with diaries, puns, poetry and plays in this romping exploration of the world of mining". 133 pp. Wraps have light edgewear. Interior unmarked, spine straight and uncreased. Seller Inventory # 002647
Book Description Turnstone Pr, 1985. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0888010990
Book Description Turnstone Press, Winnipeg. [0-88801-099-0] 1985. (Trade paperback) Very good plus. 133pp. Signed by the author. "Sproxton unearths the underground with diaries, puns, poetry and plays in this romping exploration of the world of mining. In tale after tale, Sproxton introduces legendary characters from the land of 'a sunless city': roadcutters hacking out highways in the bush, controversial prospectors searching for gold in Flin Flon, hunters defending a moosekill from wolves. All the folklore of new poetic territory surfaces with the telling". Locale: Flin Flon--Manitoba; Manitoba. (Poetry--Canada, Poetry--Canada). Seller Inventory # 148375