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A Burning Patience

Written by
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco

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82 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780919594968
$8.95 CA

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About the Book "A poet fully capable of exploiting poetical resources to reveal the spectrum of emotions, from joy to ecstacy to bitterness, anger and outrage" -Waves

"Di Cicco's harmonious combination of lyricism and realistic experimentalism will make him the Canadian Cesare Pavese" -Alexandre Amprimoz

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About the Author Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (1949- ) of Italy moved to Montreal with his family and finally settled in Toronto. He has laboured as a bartender, chemist, detective, teacher, and Roman Catholic priest, but it is his work as a poet that garnered him three Canada Council awards in 1974, 1976, and 1980. His poetry books include "The Circular Dark" (1977, Borealis), "Women We Never See Again" (1984, Borealis), and "Living in Paradise: New and Selected Poems" (2001). He has also written articles and essays.

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