Poetry Will Save Your Life
  • Author : Jill Bialosky
  • Release Date : 15 August 2017
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9781451693201
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Book Description: "An unconventional and inventive coming-of-age memoir organized around forty-three remarkable poems by poets such as Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens and Sylvia Plath ... For Jill Bialosky, certain poems stand out like signposts at pivotal moments in a life: the death of a father, adolescence, first love, leaving home, the suicide of a sister, marriage, the birth of a child, the day in New York City the Twin Towers fell ... she illuminates the ways in which particular poems offered insight, compassion, and connection, and shows how poetry can be a blueprint for living"--

Poetry Will Save Your Life

Poetry Will Save Your Life

Author : Jill Bialosky
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"An unconventional and inventive coming-of-age memoir organized around forty-three remarkable poems by poets such as Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens and Sylvia Plath ... For Jill Bialosky, certain poems stand out like signposts at pivotal moments in a life: the death of a father, adolescence, first love, leaving home, the ...

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Publisher : Guernica Editions
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Author : Steve Zeitlin
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Genre : Literary Collections
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Publisher : Abrams
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : American poetry
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Publisher : Graywolf Press
Genre : Poetry
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Publisher : Bilingual Press
Genre : Poetry
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Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
Genre : Uncategorized
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Publisher : Unknown
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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Poetry
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Publisher : America Star Books
Genre : Poetry
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