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Over the Roofs of the World by Olive Senior

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Published by Insomniac Press .
Written in English


  • Canadian Contemporary Poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Depression,
  • General,
  • Poetry / General,
  • Canadian

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8723690M
ISBN 101894663829
ISBN 109781894663823

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  “In The Museum on the Roof of the World, Clare E. Harris provides a coherent, wonderfully readable, gripping account of the modern encounter with Tibet, in which she brings together a wealth of detail couched in a rhetorical framework of postcolonialist anthropology and museology. This is an important, original book with a timely focus.”Reviews: 1. Get this from a library! Over the roofs of the world. [Olive Senior] -- Using nature as both model and metaphor, Toronto resident Olive Senior delves into birds, flying, and Caribbean life in her third book of poems. Following her much-loved collections, Gardening in the. Tibet, which lies in the north eastern part of the Himalayas in Asia, is popularly known as the “ Roof of the World ”. The Tibetan plateau is one of the highest regions on earth. It is at an elevation of meters or feet. This is the reason why it is known as the “Roof of the World”. The Tibetan Plateau is surrounded by.   Buy Over the Roofs of the World by Senior, Olive (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2.