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My Secret Boat

A Notebook of Prose and Poems

Michael Burkard (Author)


Written as a notebook, My Secret Boat is a collage of stories, poems, dreams, and sketches. Among Burkard's subjects are childhood, the sea, family, alcoholism, love.

We follow the narrator on a journey as he explores the images, characters, and incidents from his past. Identities merge and even become contrary.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • August 1991
  • ISBN 978-0-393-30748-1
  • 5.5 × 8.3 in
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“Burkard's carefully reduced stock of images is powerful: the sea, a laterns, snow, rain and ghosts. . . . The speaker lends a voluminous consciousness to us that sympathetic readers will not soon forget.” — Publishers Weekly

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