Bicycle Thieves


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A masterwork from one of Canada’s most important poets

Referencing the post-war neorealist film by Vittorio De Sica, Mary di Michele’s Bicycle Thieves commemorates her Italian past and her life in...

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Poet, novelist, and member of the collaborative writing group, Yoko’s Dogs, Mary di Michele is the author of 12 books. She has won numerous awards, including the Confederation Poets Prize and the...

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“As with opera, it's all in the voice, the lyrics, the inflection, the phrasing, the lack of false notes - and the passion. Most important, di Michele gives us a biographer's sense of intimacy with...

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