Letters home: correspondence, 1950-1963

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Harper & Row, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 502 pages
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User Review  - Sherilyn - Goodreads

Sylvia Plath's Letters Home juxtaposed against her Unabridged Journals is a fascinating study. The face she showed to Mummy in her letters versus what was truly happening in her life and mind is ... Read full review

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Reading this (and the journals, even) next to the comparably TRULY candid poetry is something. Read full review


Sylvia September 1940
Sylvia 1946
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About the author (1975)

Sylvia Plath was born in 1932 in Massachusetts. Her books include the poetry collections "The Colossus, Crossing the Water, Winter Trees, Ariel, " and "The Collected Poems", which won the Pulitzer Prize. A complete and uncut facsimile edition of "Ariel" was published in 2004 with her original selection and arrangement of poems. She was married to the poet Ted Hughes, with whom she had a daughter, Frieda, and a son, Nicholas. She died in London in 1963.