Tender Hooks: Poems (Paperback)

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A fearless delineation of the joys, absorptions, and—yes—jealousies of new motherhood.


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.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780393326857
ISBN-10: 0393326853
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: May 17th, 2005
Pages: 128
Language: English