Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 261 pages
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On a bleak February day in 1963 a young American poet died by her own hand, and passed into a myth that has since imprinted itself on the hearts and minds of millions. She was and is Sylvia Plath and Your Own, Sylvia is a portrait of her life, told in poems.

With photos and an extensive list of facts and sources to round out the reading experience, Your Own, Sylvia is a great curriculum companion to Plath's The Bell Jar and Ariel, a welcoming introduction for newcomers, and an unflinching valentine for the devoted.

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

This is a book of poetry inspired by the life of Sylvia Plath. I was a little surprised to find it on audiobook until I got the hang of listening to it. The poems are told from the perspective of ... Read full review

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User Review  - thehidingspot - LibraryThing

Sylvia Plath is an enigma that I've spent a (probably) unhealthy amount of time trying to understand. Like many women and teens who've read her work, I feel a strong sense of kinship to Plath that ... Read full review

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Stephanie Hemphill lives in Los Angeles, California.

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