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Feb 04, 2009
| ISBN 9780307555939
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Feb 04, 2009 | ISBN 9780307555939
Jill Bialosky’s first collection of poems is an exceptional one–moving, very accomplished, marked by an unflinching realism and a sharply observant eye combined with great technical skill. Childhood and adolescence shattered by a father’s death and the struggles of a mother to raise her daughters are among its concerns. The poems have a dignity and magic that are quite distinctive.
JILL BIALOSKY is the author of five acclaimed collections of poetry, including Asylum, a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award; three critically acclaimed novels, including, The Prize; a New York Times best-selling memoir, History of a Suicide: My Sister’s Unfinished… More about Jill Bialosky
"Quiet poems. Like whispers in a fierce forest. Bialosky has given us things we shall never be able to forget."–Hayden Carruth
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