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Drama Canadian

Running to Paradise

by (author) Donna Smyth

Gaspereau Press Ltd.
Initial publish date
Sep 1999
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    Publish Date
    Sep 1999
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This one-woman play explores the life of Pulitzer-prize-winning writer Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979), setting Bishop in a Halifax hotel room prior to receiving an honourary degree from Dalhousie University in the fall of 1979, shortly before her death. Includes reproductions of eleven black and white photographs.

About the author

Donna Smyth lives on an old farm in Hants County, Nova Scotia. In addition to numerous short stories, poems and non-fiction pieces, Smyth has published two novels, Quilt and Subversive Elements, and a young adult novel, Loyalist Runaway, which won the 1992 Dartmouth Fiction Award. Her previous plays include Giant Anna and an adaptation of Alice Through the Looking Glass.

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