'Mad Jimmy' and Other Poems

'Mad Jimmy' and Other Poems

by John Fraser

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Overview

A collection of some of my poems, written in the past two decades.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940164336394
Publisher: Olding Press
Publication date: 08/21/2020
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 84 KB

About the Author

The author earned a B.A. in English from Mt. Allison University in 1960. Since then he has worked as a surveyor, migrant crop picker, insurance investigator, public relations executive, reporter, radio news editor, UPI stringer, and a teacher in both private and public schools. The one constant through all of this, and now retirement, has been building wooden boats. The smallest are two eleven-foot lapstrake canoes, the largest is a forty-foot strip-built cabin cruiser. He has taught boatbuilding to about one hundred youngsters from Grades Five to Twelve, sometimes with a boat, or several, being built in a regular classroom. Twelve of the pupils took home their own skin-on-frame kayak. He lives with his wife, Lyn, in Victoria, British Columbia.

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