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Knife-Thrower's Partner, The

by (author) Douglas Burnet-Smith

Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.
Initial publish date
Jun 1989
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jun 1989
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The Knife-Thrower's Partner is Douglas Burnet Smith's sixth book of poetry. The poems tell a compelling story, bound to grip the reader.

About the author

Douglas Burnet Smith (1949) has served as President of the League of Canadian Poets and of the Public Lending Right Commission of Canada. He teaches at St. Francis Xavier University. Smith was nominated for the Governor General's Award for Poetry in 1993 for Voices from a Farther Room (1992) and for the Atlantic Poetry Prize for his most recent collection, The Killed (2000).

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