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Graeme Gibson


Graeme Gibson is the acclaimed author of Five Legs, Perpetual Motion, and Gentleman Death. He is a past president of PEN Canada and the recipient of both the Harbourfront Festival Prize and the Toronto Arts Award, and is a member of the Order of Canada. He has been a council member of World Wildlife Fund Canada, and is chairman of the Pelee Island Bird Observatory. He lives in Toronto with writer Margaret Atwood.

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Perpetual Motion
Written by Graeme Gibson
Afterword by Ramsay Cook

Trade Paperback | 296 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9399-9 (0-7710-9399-3)

September 21, 2010 | $19.95

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Perpetual Motion
Written by Graeme Gibson, Afterword by Ramsay Cook

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771093999
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Set in southern Ontario in the late nineteenth century, at a time when the machine age was coming into its own, Perpetual Motion chronicles the fortunes of settler Robert Fraser, a man obsessed with power and control. Driven by the idea of inventing a perpetual motion machine which will utilize natural...

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Last of the Curlews
Written by Fred Bodsworth
Afterword by Graeme Gibson

Trade Paperback | 128 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9389-0 (0-7710-9389-6)

January 5, 2010 | $17.95

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Last of the Curlews
Written by Fred Bodsworth, Afterword by Graeme Gibson

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771093890
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The Eskimo curlew, which once made its migration from Patagonia to the Arctic in flocks so dense that they darkened the sky, was brought to the verge of extinction by the wanton slaughter of game-hunters.

Following the doomed search of a solitary curlew for a female of its kind, Fred Bodsworth’s novel...

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Gentleman Death
Written by Graeme Gibson

Trade Paperback | 264 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction; Fiction - Literary
978-0-7710-3311-7 (0-7710-3311-7)

April 2, 2002 | $18.99

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Gentleman Death
Written by Graeme Gibson

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771033117
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Meet novelist Robert Fraser as he comes face to face with creativity, his mortality, and the deaths of his father and brother. Set mainly in Toronto, the novel also takes us to London, Scotland, Germany, and New York as we follow the escapades of two of Fraser’s fictional characters. There is...


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Perpetual Motion
Written by Graeme Gibson
Afterword by Ramsay Cook

Paperback | 272 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-3462-6 (0-7710-3462-8)

September 27, 1997 | $8.95

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Perpetual Motion
Written by Graeme Gibson, Afterword by Ramsay Cook

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771034626
Our Price: $8.95
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Set in southern Ontario in the late nineteenth century, at a time when the machine age was coming into its own, Perpetual Motion chronicles the fortunes of settler Robert Fraser, a man obsessed with power and control. Driven by the idea of inventing a perpetual motion machine which will utilize natural...

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Last of the Curlews
Written by Fred Bodsworth
Afterword by Graeme Gibson

Paperback | pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9874-1 (0-7710-9874-X)

July 1, 1991 | $9.95

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Last of the Curlews
Written by Fred Bodsworth, Afterword by Graeme Gibson

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771098741
Our Price: $9.95
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The Eskimo curlew, which once made its migration from Patagonia to the Arctic in flocks so dense that they darkened the sky, was brought to the verge of extinction by the wanton slaughter of game-hunters.

Following the doomed search of a solitary curlew for a female of its kind, Fred Bodsworth’s novel...

Also available as a trade paperback.