FREE shipping on qualifying offers. First published in 1980 to high acclaim, Burning Water won a Governor General's Award for fiction that year.
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George Harry Bowering, OC OBC (born December 1, 1935) is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer. He has served as Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate. He was born in Penticton, British Columbia, and raised in the nearby town of Oliver, where his father was a high-school chemistry teacher. Bowering is author of more than 100 books
First published in 1980 to high acclaim, Burning Water won a Governor General's Award for fiction that year.
First published in 1980 to high acclaim, Burning Water won a Governor General's Award for fiction that year. This gives you some idea of the scope of what has been called Bowering's best novel.
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by. Bowering, George. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. New York : Beaufort Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Bowering recalls that his free hand with history particularly incensed the founder of the National Archives, who had written a biography of George Vancouver and complained in print that Burning Water differed too much from other, similar books in its field.
Bowering has published more than 80 books. His novels include Burning Water (1980) and Caprice (1987); his historical nonfiction includes Bowering’s . A Swashbuckling History (1996) and Egotists and Autocrats: The Prime Ministers of Canada (1999). His poetry collections include Urban Snow (1991), George Bowering Selected: Poems 1961–1992 (1993), Blonds on Bikes (1997), Changing on the Fly: The Best Lyric Poems of George Bowering (2004), and Teeth (2013). Bowering has also published poetry under the pen name Ellen Field. Bowering’s writing has been translated into Spanish, Italian, French, German, Chinese, and Romanian.
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