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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: ECW Press (April 1 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1770410872
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770410879
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 0.5 x 21.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 113 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #387,660 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"He has the poet's instincts, the knack for turning a good phrase, and the verbal grit and suppleness to keep the reader engaged . . . an important talent."  —National Post


"The effective use of rhyme testifies to Murray's mastery of language within formal constraints. . . . Filled with allusion, euphony, and thoughtful content, Whiteout is well worth consideration." —Quill and Quire (April 2012)


"In this book, Murray's celebrated lyric virtuosity is tempered, or rather, deepened, by the kind of knowing humility that makes for great drinking songs. Whiteout speaks in the wry, stunned voice of a man answering time's wake-up call." —Globe and Mail (May 4, 2012)

About the Author

George Murray is the author of five previous books of poetry, including Glimpse (2010), The Rush to Here (2007), and The Hunter (2003). His work appears in magazines and anthologies in Canada, the U.S., Britain, Europe and the Antipodes. He was the owner and editor of Bookninja.com for nearly eight years.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By peter darbyshire on May 10 2012
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This is the first book I turned to when my father died. Not for solace or comfort, but for its sense of the universal in the quietest, stillest moments.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By K8Mac on Oct. 27 2014
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This is modern poetry at its best. Murray's offerings are challenging, exploring new ground in content and form.
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