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ABOUT LESLEY

Lesley Choyce is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia.  He is the author of 99 books for adults, teens and children. He teaches in the English Department and Transition Year Program at Dalhousie University.  He is a year-round surfer and founding member of the 1990s spoken word rock band, The SurfPoets. Choyce also runs Pottersfield Press, a small literary publishing house and hosted the national TV show, Off The Page, for many years. His books have been translated into Spanish, French, German and Danish and he has been awarded the Dartmouth Book Award and the Ann Connor Brimer Award.  

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Surfing and Spirituality

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Choyce has a feeling for the young and dispossessed, for the terrible angst of adolescence and the rituals of rebellion.

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Nova Scotia's answer to the Renaissance man.

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Climbing Knocknarea

Included are poems about wonder and loss, simplicity and transcendence, grief and joy, history and imagination, hurt and happiness as well as the multitude of ordinary everyday things that shape our lives. The travel poems take the reader to Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii, Dublin and Donegal, Santa Cruz and San Francisco, the Bay of Fundy and Bulgaria, Aberdeenshire and Amalfi, Paris and Rome, New Jersey and Nova Scotia.

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