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Go Leaving Strange

Go Leaving Strange( )
Author: Lane, Patrick
ISBN:978-1-55017-328-4
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:Harbour Publishing Company, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for Poetry (2005)



"You sit watching the hounds go leaving strange,

their nails clicking swift the wooden floor

as they slide like narrow smoke away."

-from "Go Leaving Strange"

Book Details
Pages:117
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Lane, Patrick (Author)
Patrick Lane was born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada on March 26, 1939. He wrote more than 20 collections of poetry as well as novels and nonfiction books. His first collection of poetry, Letters from a Savage Mind, was published in 1966. His other poetry collections included Separations, Beware the Months of Fire, Winter and Mortal Remains, The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane, and No Longer Two People written with his wife Lorna Crozier. Poems, New and Selected received the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry in 1978 and Too Spare, Too Fierce received the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 1995.

His novels included Red Dog, Red Dog and Deep River Night. His memoir There Is a Season received the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence and B.C. Award for Canadian Nonfiction. He was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 2014 for his vast and accomplished body of work. He died of a heart attack on March 7, 2019 at the age of 79.

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