The Habit of Mercy: Poems about Daughters and Mothers

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BookLogix, Mar 30, 2012 - Daughters - 50 pages
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A mother of teen daughters never knows what the next hot topic will be. This collection ofpoems addresses the tender and tenuous bondbetween moms and the girls who borrow their hairgel. It explores the years between preteensleepovers to the all-too-soon trip to the freshmandorm. Orthodontia, aging, eye makeup; you will findthem all here in the world of girls and the womenthey become.

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Carol Crawford graduated from Baylor Universityat a time when they had no hope of a Heisman.Originally from Texas, she now lives in the North Georgia mountains where she is director of FLAG Adult Education and volunteer coordinator for the annual Blue Ridge Writers' Conference. She lives with her husband Len, tennis addict and rabid UGA fan. When not knitting, writing, or wrangling dogs Dash and Laddie, she is probably emailing her daughters.

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