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Dreaming of Lost America

by (author) Eugene McNamara

Guernica Editions
Initial publish date
Oct 2012
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    Oct 2012
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Dreaming of Lost America takes us on a nostalgic but unsentimental trip through a world where innocence reigned but the dark-edged shadows were never far away. This is poetry fixed in one time and place yet timeless.

About the author

Eugene McNamara is a profound voice in Canadian Literature. He was born in Oak Park, Illinois and immigrated to Canada in 1959. McNamara attended Northwestern University where he received his Ph.D. He taught American literature and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He was the founder and Editor in Chief of University of Windsor’s Windsor Review from 1965 to 1987. He and his wife, Margaret, live in Windsor, Ontario. His stories and poems have been in Best Canadian Stories, Best American Short Stories, Ontario Review, Saturday Night, Malahat Review and Queens Quarterly. He has given frequent readings of his work in Canada, the US and England.

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