David Manicom | Ice In Dark Water | Gazelle Books

Ice in Dark Water

Author: David Manicom | ISBN: 1550650904 : 9781550650907 | Format: Paperback | Size: 155x230mm | Pages: 152 | Weight: .225 Kg. | Published: IPG Véhicule Press – January 1997 | Availability: In Print | Subjects: Short stories

David Manicom’s eloquent debut collection.

Stories of loss and yearning and multi-generational family ties which reflect the author’s deep roots in rural Ontario, and the title story, “Ice in Dark Water”—the startling tale of the last surviving nun in a Montreal convent.

David Manicom grew up on his parents farm in rural Ontario, and since then has lived in Toronto, Montreal, and Aylmer Quebec. He was educated at the University of Toronto and at McGill University, where he earned a Ph.D.in English. He has worked as a university lecturer, a freelance editor and reviewer and has published poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles in Canada, the U.S. and Ireland. He served as an editor at the Montreal journal Rubicon for five years in the 1980s. He currently works in the Canadian Foreign Service.

Books in Canada called Manicom “a poet to read, study and memorize…his lines shimmer and sing.”


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