Reissued in a magnificent new edition, Marshburning is David Aranson's masterful long poem binding his Icelandic roots to the shore of Lake Winnipeg. First published in 1980, this classic is the latest edition in the Turnstone Selects series, highlighting important works that hold both mass and academic interest.
About the author
David Arnason was born in Gimli, Manitoba, in 1940. His works include two collections of poetry, Marsh Burning and Skrag, and four collections of short stories: Fifty Stories and a Piece of Advice, The Circus Performer’s Bar, The Happiest Man in the World and The Pagan Wall.
Other titles by David Arnason
The Best of All Possible Worlds
There Can Never be Enough
New and Selected Stories of David Arnason
Wild Animals I Have Known
Imagined City, The
A Literary History of Winnipeg
Demon Lover, The
Dragon and the Dry Goods Princess
If Pigs Could Fly
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