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Drawing Down a Daughter

Drawing Down a Daughter by writer and poet Claire Harris follows a woman-dreamer as she prepared to give birth.

Claire Harris

Speaking to her unborn daughter through journals, letters, stories, and eloquent imaginings, Harris's unnamed narrator calls up a distinctive cast of characters as she travels from the tropical warmth of the West Indies to Canada with its houses "iced in snow."

 Drawing Down a Daughter was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award in 1992. (From Goose Lane

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