Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Refrigerator Memory
Foyalty 30

Refrigerator Memory (Paperback)

£9.99
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.

Synopsis

The Refrigerator Memory is an exuberant, strangely funny celebration of sadness. With fable-like miniature stories and short lyric poems, Shannon Bramer creates a world littered with stolen pears and prosthetic arms and inhabited by Kindness scientists and hot-air-balloon operators. The poems invoke a world of childhood delights and demons in the context of grown-up fears and appetites: heartbreak, loss, jealousy and old-fashioned sibling rivalry. You'll find the hopelessly misunderstood Love the Clown (never goes out without his red wig) and Noni, a forlorn young man who can't stop crying. But while sadness plays a starring role, the true hero of the collection is the imagination; its transformative powers warm widows and drunken gods and designated mourners. You won't forget The Refrigerator Memory: the icebox cometh to warm your heart.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Coach House Books Publication Date: 03/05/2001 ISBN-13: 9781552451540  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Shannon Bramer was born in Hamilton. She is the author of two previous collections, scarf and suitcases and other poems, which won the Hamilton and Region Arts Council Book Award. She teaches contemporary poetry to intermediate students and is currently developing a program for special-needs and ESL students of all ages. She lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter Sadie.

More books by Shannon Bramer

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Lyrics: Volume 4 (1830-37)
(Paperback)
Alexander Pushkin
 
 
£9.99
 
Marriage: A Sonnet Sequence
(Paperback)
John Elinger
 
 
£7.99
 
Moss & Silver
(Paperback)
Jure Detela; Raymond Miller; Tatjana...
 
 
£14.00
 
Letters So That Happiness
(Paperback)
Arnaldo Calveyra; Elizabeth Zuba
 
 
£10.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close