Incident at Thompson Slough: A Poem in 9 Parts Where the Best Intentions Unravel

front cover of the artists book Incident at Thompson Slough: A Poem in 9 Parts Where the Best Intentions Unravel

Title

Incident at Thompson Slough: A Poem in 9 Parts Where the Best Intentions Unravel

Subject

English, Creative Writing

Description

"Subtitle from publisher's website. Publishers website lists pagination as 28 pages. ""Commissioned by the Salt Lake Acting Company, & performed during the 2002 Winter Olympics""--T.p. verso. Octabo. Single-signature, sewn into purple wraps and with an illustrated light blue dust jacket printed in colors. Woodcuts by the publisher, Paul Hunter. ""Text handset in Italian Old Style, with titling in Goudy Bold; run on Mohawk Superfine through a 1904 C&P 8x12 treadle press, softbound in Canson Mi-Teintes papers, with maple woodcuts, & hardbound labels of Larroque paper, budding into the timely exuberance of spring.""--Colophon

Incident is a snapshot of a small town on a rather extraordinary afternoon. It begins innocently enough with an old man, Ollie McDougald, who finds his car will not start on S&H Green Stamps day. His nephew-by-marriage convinces him to ride his bicycle to the grocery store.--P. 37, ""Flying Pontiacs, miracle cures, killer chihuahuas, and land barons: David Lee's small town epics and elegies"" / by Professor Neil Harrison"

Creator

Lee, David

Publisher

Wood Works

Date

2002

Format

"[24] p.: ill.; 19 cm.

Denison's copy is no. 141 of 506 copies."

Language

English

Barcode

35108007112519

Location and Call Number

DEN Spec Coll N7433.4.L44 .I53 2002

Collection

Citation

Lee, David, “Incident at Thompson Slough: A Poem in 9 Parts Where the Best Intentions Unravel,” Digital Exhibits | Denison University Archives & Special Collections, accessed July 13, 2024, https://exhibits.denisonarchives.org/items/show/191.