File FL1145 - Thistledown Press Ltd.

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CA ACU SPC F0008-S0001-FL1145


Thistledown Press Ltd.


  • 1981-1983 (Creation)

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18 items : 31 pages

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  • Correspondence (1981 November 18 - 1983 February 11), between representatives of Thistledown Press Ltd., chiefly Glen Sorestad, and Alden Nowlan.
  • Correspondence relating chiefly to publication by Thistledown Press of a limited edition of The gardens of the wind, illustrated by Patrick Lane (Saskatoon, 1982); discussing current literary projects; praising the poetry collection I might not tell everybody this; and relating personal news. Includes copy of contract for publication of The gardens of the wind as well as poetry by G. Sorestad. Includes references to the following: I might not tell everybody this; The inflatable woman; Vampires; Treasures on earth : poem; The dollar woman : stage play; He sits down on the floor of a school for the retarded; How beautiful art thy feet with shoes; A pair of pruning shears; The gardens of the wind.

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