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Thursday December 5th, 2013 with Pearl Pirie
Celesta: one woman's history

Marco Fraticelli's new book, Drifting (Catkin Press, 2013) is excerpts of found diaries from the early 1900s of a single mom, and haiku. It is published this fall. There is a 6 minute film by Marco's sister, made from the story of the found diaries of Celesta Taylor called Iron Hill. and she made a 44 minute film called Celesta Found: to buy the book contact
Marco Fraticelli - Drifting - Catkin Canadian New
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T. A. Carter
great to hear Pearl\s voice out here in the rain forest. enjoyed her interview with Marco Fraticelli. what an amazing historical/cultural project!

10:41 PM, December 5th, 2013
P. Kocher
A gem of a book. Thanks, Pearl & Marco, for sharing more of the fascinating story behind the book.

11:02 PM, December 5th, 2013
Claudia Radmore
Wonderful interview Pearl. Marco you did a great job of introducing Celesta and making her out to be as interesting as she was, without 'ruining' the ending.

8:12 AM, December 6th, 2013
jeanne jorgensen
unable to open this interview unable to hear the interview any hints?

1:21 PM, December 7th, 2013
Lin Geary
Jeanne: Did you hit the white triangle inside the blue CKCU button on the top left? It is a wonderful interview; intelligent and compelling. Thank you Pearl and Marco.

11:20 PM, December 7th, 2013
cool story. My parents found journals and letters in their old barn, and callously perhaps, sent them to the trash. I still wonder at that gesture, and admire Marco's, the recuperative.

7:29 PM, December 8th, 2013
jeanne jorgensen
yes, yes. i didn't realize the music was an introduction to the interview. so glad i had a chance to hear a lot of this 'live' in calgary this summer. marco, a wonderful happenstance. i look forward to reading the book.

11:10 AM, December 9th, 2013
wonderful! Bravo Marco!

10:13 AM, December 19th, 2013
Janick Belleau
Just received the Haiku Canada e-newsletter. Wow. The interview with author Marco Fraticelli discovering a diary written, in the early 1900, by a woman is fascinating. The voice of a woman from the Québec Eastern townships telling her story in her own words, from 100 years ago, is an invaluable historical document about an ordinary woman's condition.I am ordering the book, right now. Thank you Marco, and to to sister, for doing this.

11:57 AM, December 19th, 2013
Hans Jongman
Congrats Marco! Just listened to the interview. Pls reserve me a copy. See you in Ottawa.

5:50 PM, April 29th, 2014
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