The East Wind Blows West

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"In these poems, Jonas effectively catches the paradoxes of love, neatly mocks the fragmentation of modern life, and is particularly telling in his evocation of the sense of alienation." Ñ University of Toronto Quarterly

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Overview

"In these poems, Jonas effectively catches the paradoxes of love, neatly mocks the fragmentation of modern life, and is particularly telling in his evocation of the sense of alienation." Ñ University of Toronto Quarterly

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780921870081
  • Publisher: Ronsdale Press
  • Publication date: 5/16/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

George Jonas was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1935. Following the Hungarian uprising of 1956, he emigrated to Canada and worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a script writer and a TV producer from 1962 to 1985. Since then he has been a freelance journalist, writer, and TV producer based in Toronto. He has contributed features, reviews, columns, poetry as well as aviation and motor-sport journalism to many Canadian periodicals and newspapers. He has also had a hand in writing, producing or directing over 200 dramas and documentary dramas for the CBC. Currently Jonas writes a syndicated weekly column for CanWest Publications, and is a weekly columnist for the National Post. He has written numerous books ranging from poetry to biographies to true crime books. His work has also been adapted into plays and movies.

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