The Woman I Kept to Myself

by Julia Alvarez

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75 Poems by the Author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies

The works of this award-winning poet and novelist are rich with the language and influences of two cultures: those of the Dominican Republic of her childhood and the America...
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Published By Algonquin Books

Format Paperback

Category

Number Of Pages 176

Publication Date 04/05/2011

ISBN 9781616200725

Dimensions 5.5 inches x 8.19 inches


“Charming and intense at the same time, Alvarez writes candidly of epic concerns and everyday realities in this unfailingly lucid collection of autobiographical poems.” —Booklist

“Brave and vivid . . . Seventy-five poems express wonder, anger, grief and joy in clear, accessible narratives.” —The Miami Herald

“The poems are, like precious moments in life, nuggets to be savored and reflected upon.” —The Dallas Morning News