Tales of the High North: poems and prose of unbridled optimism for the tent bound

Jay Danis (Author) Mike Doyle (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$9.75
Publisher
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date
December 01, 2013
Pages
166
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.35 X 8.0 inches | 0.37 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781494345815
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About the Author

Born in southern Ontario Jay first heard 'the call of the north' he recalls, while laying awake in his uncle's home tucked deep in the north woods of Algonquin Park in 1959. Always a woodsman: even in his formative years, like his father he never betrayed that calling. He served in the RCAF and found himself on the Pinetree Radar Line of the north. Ideally he pursued these tales in remote bars and small hamlets there, deliberately seeking out the characters who formed the basis of his poetry and stories. Eventually he became a Law Enforcement Consultant: almost exclusively to the RCMP while at the same time serving as crew chief of an elite 'high angle rope rescue team' with Search and Rescue BC. Jay now lives in semi-retirement in Edmonton, Alberta. It is the author's sincere desire that this collection of his poetry leaves its' readers warm of heart and fulfilled.