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The Resource In a time of distance : and other poems, Alexander McCall Smith ; with illustrations by Iain McIntosh

In a time of distance : and other poems, Alexander McCall Smith ; with illustrations by Iain McIntosh

Label
In a time of distance : and other poems
Title
In a time of distance
Title remainder
and other poems
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith ; with illustrations by Iain McIntosh
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In these delightful poems, Alexander McCall Smith writes about his travels, from Africa to Greece, London to Dubai, and back home to Scotland. He shares his gentle, inimitably McCall Smith-esque observations on life, love, and beauty, reminding us how deeply satisfying it can be to take in the world around us with all our senses, and with all our mind and heart"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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McCall Smith, Alexander
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
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McIntosh, Iain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCall Smith, Alexander
  • McCall Smith, Alexander
  • English poetry
  • Poésie anglaise
  • Travel
Target audience
adult
Label
In a time of distance : and other poems, Alexander McCall Smith ; with illustrations by Iain McIntosh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon Books, an imprint of Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh, in 2020"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The language of pilots
  • College of Hypnotherapy, next right
  • Quality provisions for Ever
  • Not Rus in Urbe but Suburbia in Rure
  • A typology of angels
  • Household gods
  • Holy river
  • Mustard field, Rajasthan
  • Feel glorious
  • Do not lean again
  • In a time of distance.
  • Ne pas.
  • A Scottish four seasons.
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter.
  • Interlude: seven sonnets.
  • Sixty talks to Eighteen
  • Eighteen replies to Sixty
  • Forty intervenes, remembers Horace
  • A washing line outside a Croft house
  • Adventure and uncertainty
  • It takes a village to raise a child
  • King James VI of Scotland reflects on the loss of his only friend when young
  • Love unforgotten.
  • Of the animals.
  • Primate cousins
  • The gentleness of whales
  • Elephants
  • Kangaroos
  • The dung beetle
  • Taste and memory
  • Tortoise
  • Cheetah
  • Polar bear
  • Crocodile
  • Lion
  • Small, insignificant antelope
  • Giraffe, zebra
  • Our world, their world.
  • Of love & longing.
  • Love over Scotland
  • In a time of distance.
  • On clouds over Mull: a love song
  • Nocturnal blessing
  • Love lost
  • On looking at a child.
  • Of books & reading.
  • The goodness of books
  • The book becomes
  • Moveable type
  • What the book is
  • On the bedside table
  • Journeys.
  • Remembering Muriel Spark
  • Graham Greene
  • A maker of beautiful books
  • Library of Congress.
  • Places.
  • Greece
  • The Oracle at Delphi
  • Goodbye to the Ionian
  • Scotland
  • St. Kilda
  • Our journeys
  • Dear one
  • Scotland's claim
  • Edinburgh
  • A fragile beauty
  • The seven hills of Edinburgh
  • The Castle Rock
  • Craiglockhart Hill, a century ago
  • Arthur's seat and geology
  • Imagined conversation on Blackford Hill
  • Corstophine Hill
  • The train arriving at Platform Two
  • On Calton Hill
  • Braid Hills.
  • Unrelated poems.
  • Northland
  • Wolves
  • The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg
  • From a Mumbai Hotel
  • Fish, and the thoughts of fish
  • Saving an Oak Tree
  • Friendship
  • Adelstrop revisited
Control code
1260692694
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
viii, 150 pages
Isbn
9780593315989
Lccn
2021026982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 505, 520, 776
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1260692694
Label
In a time of distance : and other poems, Alexander McCall Smith ; with illustrations by Iain McIntosh
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon Books, an imprint of Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh, in 2020"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The language of pilots
  • College of Hypnotherapy, next right
  • Quality provisions for Ever
  • Not Rus in Urbe but Suburbia in Rure
  • A typology of angels
  • Household gods
  • Holy river
  • Mustard field, Rajasthan
  • Feel glorious
  • Do not lean again
  • In a time of distance.
  • Ne pas.
  • A Scottish four seasons.
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter.
  • Interlude: seven sonnets.
  • Sixty talks to Eighteen
  • Eighteen replies to Sixty
  • Forty intervenes, remembers Horace
  • A washing line outside a Croft house
  • Adventure and uncertainty
  • It takes a village to raise a child
  • King James VI of Scotland reflects on the loss of his only friend when young
  • Love unforgotten.
  • Of the animals.
  • Primate cousins
  • The gentleness of whales
  • Elephants
  • Kangaroos
  • The dung beetle
  • Taste and memory
  • Tortoise
  • Cheetah
  • Polar bear
  • Crocodile
  • Lion
  • Small, insignificant antelope
  • Giraffe, zebra
  • Our world, their world.
  • Of love & longing.
  • Love over Scotland
  • In a time of distance.
  • On clouds over Mull: a love song
  • Nocturnal blessing
  • Love lost
  • On looking at a child.
  • Of books & reading.
  • The goodness of books
  • The book becomes
  • Moveable type
  • What the book is
  • On the bedside table
  • Journeys.
  • Remembering Muriel Spark
  • Graham Greene
  • A maker of beautiful books
  • Library of Congress.
  • Places.
  • Greece
  • The Oracle at Delphi
  • Goodbye to the Ionian
  • Scotland
  • St. Kilda
  • Our journeys
  • Dear one
  • Scotland's claim
  • Edinburgh
  • A fragile beauty
  • The seven hills of Edinburgh
  • The Castle Rock
  • Craiglockhart Hill, a century ago
  • Arthur's seat and geology
  • Imagined conversation on Blackford Hill
  • Corstophine Hill
  • The train arriving at Platform Two
  • On Calton Hill
  • Braid Hills.
  • Unrelated poems.
  • Northland
  • Wolves
  • The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg
  • From a Mumbai Hotel
  • Fish, and the thoughts of fish
  • Saving an Oak Tree
  • Friendship
  • Adelstrop revisited
Control code
1260692694
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
viii, 150 pages
Isbn
9780593315989
Lccn
2021026982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 505, 520, 776
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1260692694

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