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The Sky Above

The Sky Above

By Marty Gervais

The Sky Above is an engaging book that follows a long and colourful career of an award-winning poet, journalist and photographer intent upon spinning stories, whether they be as momentous as meeting up with Mother Teresa in the basement of a Detroit church or as ordinary as driving through winter storms to watch his sons play hockey.


(Essential Poets Series)


140 pages |

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About the author

Marty Gervais is an award winning Canadian journalist, poet, playwright, historian photographer and editor. He won the prestigious Toronto’s Harbourfront Festival Prize for his contributions to Canadian letters and to emerging writers and was awarded the Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award and the City of Windsor Mayor’s Award for literature. He received an honorary doctor of laws from Assumption University in 2010. Gervais has written more than a dozen books of poetry, two plays and a novel. His most successful work, The Rumrunners, a book about the Prohibition period was a Canadian bestseller in 1980 and was #10 on The Globe and Mail’s non-fiction bestsellers list. He lives in Windsor, Ontario.