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Pinboy: A Memoir Hardcover – April 17 2012

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  • ISBN-10 : 1897151934
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1897151938
  • Hardcover : 320 pages
  • Product Dimensions : 14.88 x 2.34 x 22.23 cm
  • Publisher : Cormorant Books Inc (April 17 2012)
  • Item Weight : 454 g
  • Language: : English
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"George’s adventures and misadventures make Pinboy the best candidate for a Stephen Leacock Award in a long, long time ... [it] deserves a higher reward than that: many, many readers."

(The Globe and Mail)

About the Author

George Bowering is a poet, writer, biographer, and historian. He has written over ninety works and was the first Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada. He has won the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction and Poetry. In 1993 he became an Officer of the Order of Canada, and in 2004 received the Order of British Columbia. Having lived all across Canada, including Montreal, Calgary, and London, Ontario, he is currently living the good life in Vancouver, BC.

GEORGE BOWERING is a poet, a writer, a biographer, and a historian. He has written over ninety works and is the first Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada. He won the 1980 Governor General's Literary Award for his novel Burning Water, and has also received the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry. His more recent works include My Darling Nellie Gray, The Box, and Bowering's B.C. In 1993, he became an Officer of the Order of Can