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Tender Hooks Poems

by Beth Ann Fennelly

Tender Hooks Poems Synopsis

Beth Ann Fennelly is fearless in delineating the joys, absorptions, and-yes-jealousies of new motherhood. Having studied motherhood as if for an exam, reality proved wilder and deeper and funnier than anything she'd anticipated.Tender Hooks is Fennelly's spirited exploration of parenting, with all its contradictions and complexities.

Tender Hooks Poems Press Reviews

I love this book. Page after page, Fennelly gives us the elan of found language, behind which is a contrarian's passion for finding the true by working against the predictable. Stephen Dunn

Book Information

ISBN: 9780393326857
Publication date: 17th May 2005
Author: Beth Ann Fennelly
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Poetry by individual poets,

About Beth Ann Fennelly

Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of three poetry collections, Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, and Open House; two memoirs, Heating & Cooling and Great with Child; and a novel, The Tilted World, coauthored with her husband, Tom Franklin. She teaches at the University of Mississippi, and is also the state's Poet Laureate. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

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