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Yours, Al In this fascinating and funny collection of correspondence, Canada s greatest poet lets it all hang out in spirited private exchanges with Pierre Trudeau, Carol Shields, Earle Birney, Anna Porter, Charles Bukowski, Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Gwendolyn MacEwan, Jack McClelland, Northrup Frye, William Golding, Darryl Sittler, Alistair MacLeod, Susan Musgrave, Irving Layton, Lynn Crosbie, George Bowering, Anthony Burgess, Joseph Brodsky and many other notables Yours, Al is an uncensored, intimate glimpse into the life of Canada s most celebrated poet Al Purdy s personal letters present the Can lit scene as an ongoing conversation between members of a tight, supportive community spanning generations of talented writers From generous encouragement to brash, unsparing insults it s all here, with responses from many recipients of his letters Encompassing than fifty years, the letters show Purdy at his best and his worst.

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