The Ache of Appetite

The Ache of Appetite

by Rachel Hadas
     
 

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Poetry. The always elegant, often heart-wrenching poems in Rachel Hadas's eleventh collection are no-holds-barred dispatches from the front lines of a loved one's surrender to dementia. "Stunning"—Molly Peacock. "Harrowing"—A.E. Stallings.

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Poetry. The always elegant, often heart-wrenching poems in Rachel Hadas's eleventh collection are no-holds-barred dispatches from the front lines of a loved one's surrender to dementia. "Stunning"—Molly Peacock. "Harrowing"—A.E. Stallings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780914278849
Publisher:
Copper Beech Press
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Rachel Hadas is the author of numerous books of poetry, essays, and translations. Most recently she co-edited the anthology The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present (W. W. Norton & Company, 2009); her latest book of poems is THE ACHE OF APPETITE (Copper Beech Press, 2010). Forthcoming in 2011 is a book of prose about her husband's illness entitled Strange Relation: A Memoir of Marriage, Dementia, and Poetry (Paul Dry Books). Awarded an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship, she lives in New York City and teaches at Rutgers University.

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