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Dear sweet Harry

Author: Lynn Jenner
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dear Sweet Harry is Lynn Jenners first collection of poetry - the autobiography of an obsession linking the authors own family history with that of two famous deceivers, Harry Houdini and Mata Hari. In an act of imaginative will Jenner assembles factions and ephemera, poems and scraps that summon in a glow of light other diverse characters, objects and places: France, ham radio, World War I, trains, TB, her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Poetry
Named Person: Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Jenner
ISBN: 9781869404604 1869404602
OCLC Number: 617445738
Notes: Verse and prose poems, some expressed as letters, ephemera and miscellanea.
Awards: Winner of New Zealand Society of Authors Best First Book Awards: Jessie Mackay Award for Poetry 2011
Description: 72 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Lynn Jenner.
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Dear Sweet Harry is Lynn Jenner's first collection - the autobiography of an obsession linking the author's own family history with that of two famous deceivers, Harry Houdini and Mata Hari.  Read more...

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