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Hydra and the bananas of Leonard Cohen : a search for serenity in the sun : (a Greek parabola for us all)

Author: Roger Green
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2003.
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"What begins as a poem written on the occasion of a birthday evolves into an all-consuming search - for meaning, for the rest of the story, for the often elusive connections between words and things, ourselves and others. Combining wit, style, and with nods to everyone from Basho to Rainer Maria Rilke, "Suzanne" to Bananarama, Hydra and the Bananas of Leonard Cohen proves, once again, that (in the words of fellow  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Green, Roger, 1940-
Hydra and the bananas of Leonard Cohen.
New York : Basic Books, c2003
(OCoLC)607001894
Named Person: Roger Green; Leonard Cohen; Roger Green; Leonard Cohen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Green
ISBN: 0465027598 9780465027590
OCLC Number: 52031360
Description: 217 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fun de Siecle 4 --
Notes to Fun de Siecle 7 --
Singing South 20 --
Banana Update 39 --
Interleaves 45 --
Steve Notes 57 --
Voyeur 64 --
My Journey 77 --
Homecoming 96 --
Enclosed Garden 105 --
Death in This Book 125 --
Rag-and-Bone Shop 137 --
Of Angels and Wolves 145 --
Emergency Exit 151 --
Suzanne 165 --
Sleepwalking 186 --
Mister Bowles and Mister Green 196 --
In Between 204.
Responsibility: Roger Green.
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On an idyllic Greek island, the garden of sixties icon Leonard Cohen inspires a poet to question and ultimately celebrate the meaning of his own life  Read more...

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