Land of my Ancestors [NOOK Book]

Overview

Land of my Ancestors is a collection of poems inspired by the author's research into her farming and mining roots in Teesdale, Weardale and the Upper Pennine region of England. Voices found in documents, the landscape and scraps of memory are brought to life to weave together the threads of a family linked by love, loss, pain, hope and travel. They are evoked to honour the author's heritage and continue the family tradition of reading, writing and reciting poetry.

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Land of my Ancestors

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Overview

Land of my Ancestors is a collection of poems inspired by the author's research into her farming and mining roots in Teesdale, Weardale and the Upper Pennine region of England. Voices found in documents, the landscape and scraps of memory are brought to life to weave together the threads of a family linked by love, loss, pain, hope and travel. They are evoked to honour the author's heritage and continue the family tradition of reading, writing and reciting poetry.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045296267
  • Publisher: Judith Lesley Marshall
  • Publication date: 9/20/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 109 KB

Meet the Author

Judith was born and brought up in Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham. She had a varied career as a modern languages lecturer, complementary therapist and library officer before setting up as a freelance creative writing coach.She led the Winning Words project for Barnard Castle in 2012 when it was chosen as a beacon town for promoting poetry as part of the cultural Olympic programme.Her work has been published in anthologies and magazines since the late 1990s. In 2013 a selection of poems based on her family history was published by Mudfog press under the title of 'Life Lines.' An e-Book version was published with Smashwords as ' Land of my Ancestors.'Judith is currently working on fantasy poetry fusions and expanding the provision of creative retreats which she organises for writers and artists at venues with literary/artistic connections in North Yorkshire and County Durham.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2014

    I can understand the excitement that comes from looking for ones

    I can understand the excitement that comes from looking for ones' ancestors and finding pieces that must be fit together like a jigsaw puzzle.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2013

    Poetry

    Eight pages, including the cover. Poetry is not my preference, so I can't fairly judge.

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