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, from a
critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and
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... more...