Variations on Blue

Pam Martin

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Variations on Blue

  Author:   Pam Martin    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

This year’s poetry book by an Island writer is by former P.E.I. bookseller Pam Martin; this is her first book. As a child Pam Martin had four very sudden and unexpected encounters with death. These experiences shaped her emotional life as she struggled to understand them and to find beauty in a world that seemed fraught with peril. The poems also examine, with delicacy and humour, the world she encountered as a teenager, a social worker and a wife.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781927502112
Item AC0103
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onOctober 3 2013
Language eng
Pages 74
Format Paperback
Dimensions7.75(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight100(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Pam Martin has had a varied career which includes working at Ottawa’sfirst coffee house, Le Hibou, modelling in Toronto, managinga bookstore in Victoria, B.C., tree planting in PEI, being an entrepreneur(The Good Life Health Food Store and The Reading Well Bookstore),Level 3 Foster Parent, student, Social Worker and of course,poet. Recently, she spent five years in La Ronge, northern Saskatchewanwhere she worked as a Mental Health Social Worker and fellin love with the north. Pam, her husband Reji and three dogs livein Charlottetown where she is currently working on some northernpoems and a novel set in, of all places, East Texas