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This Way the Road

by (author) Nina Berkhout

Publisher
NeWest Press
Initial publish date
Aug 2005
Category
Canadian, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781896300924
    Publish Date
    Aug 2005
    List Price
    $16.95

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Inspired by working at the Royal Ontario Museum, gifted poet Nina Berkhout spins a catastrophic yet enduring tale of love set amidst the chaos of assembling a blindingly white museum display on the Hindenburg Zeppelin. Composed in poetic verse, This Way the Road masterfully interweaves the tumultuous relationship of Helen and Jules with glistening fragments of Greek mythology and modern history.

About the author

Nina Berkhout is originally from Calgary. She is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Elseworlds and Arrivals and Departures, which was a finalist for the 2011 Archibald Lampman Award for the year’s best poetry by a writer living in the national capital region. Her work has also been shortlisted for THIS Magazine’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt and the John Hirsch Award for most promising Manitoba writer. Berkhout holds a degree in Classical Studies from the University of Calgary and a Master’s in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. She now lives in Ottawa.

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