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The Shooting of Dan McGrew

£16.99

Product description

Kids Can Press, Toronto, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition; First Printing. ; 12 X 9 X 0.40 inches; 32 pages; Illus by Ted Harrison. Small area of price sticker remains to front of jacket otherwise unmarked.

"The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner. The illustrations by Harrison are overwhelmingly powerful; they seem to take on a life of their own, drawing readers' attentions away from the text and toward the surrealistic interpretation of events. With ice-cold blues and violets, accented by vibrant reds and yellows, Harrison creates a pulsating world of hate and destruction; it's a fascinating interpretation of a well-known poem about the frustrations and splendors of the Canadian Gold Rush

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Author(s):
Service Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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Kids Can Press, Toronto, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition; First Printing. ; 12 X 9 X 0.40 inches; 32 pages; Illus by Ted Harrison. Small area of price sticker remains to front of jacket otherwise unmarked.

"The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner. The illustrations by Harrison are overwhelmingly powerful; they seem to take on a life of their own, drawing readers' attentions away from the text and toward the surrealistic interpretation of events. With ice-cold blues and violets, accented by vibrant reds and yellows, Harrison creates a pulsating world of hate and destruction; it's a fascinating interpretation of a well-known poem about the frustrations and splendors of the Canadian Gold Rush

Author(s):
Service Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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