Come By Chance

By (author): Carl Leggo

Come-By-Chance is a collection of poems, often narrative, sometimes lyrical, always ruminative, about home, family, and place, about leaving and retu ing, about growing up and growing old, about leaving Newfoundland to live in British Columbia, and retu ing to Newfoundland often because it is always the place that breathes poetry in the heart and imagination.

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Carl Leggo

Carl Leggo is poet and professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia where he has been happily researching, writing and teaching since 1990. His essays, poetry and fiction have been published in journals across North America. HIs most recent book, a sequence of short fiction and poetry, is Sailing in a Concrete Boat: A Teacher’s Journey (2012). His earlier poetry collections include Come-By-Chance (2006); View From My Mother’s House (1999) and Growing Up Perpendicular on the Side of a Hill (1994). He lives and works in Vancouver, BC.

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Come-By-Chance is a collection of poems, often narrative, sometimes lyrical, always ruminative, about home, family, and place, about leaving and retu ing, about growing up and growing old, about leaving Newfoundland to live in British Columbia, and retu ing to Newfoundland often because it is always the place that breathes poetry in the heart and imagination.

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Dimensions:

96 Pages

Published:

September 26, 2006

City of Publication:

St. John’s

Country of Publication:

CA

ISBN:

9781550812794

Book Subjects:

POETRY / General

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Language:

eng

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