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Naming the Ghost

Naming the Ghost

by Emily Hockaday
Naming the Ghost

Naming the Ghost

by Emily Hockaday


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A woman has both recently become a mother and lost her father, and a ghost has begun haunting this new family. What is the ghost? Why is it here? In poems of the everyday, Emily Hockaday charts a course toward healing in the face of loss, and living in the wake of death. With heartbreak and striking clarity, Naming the Ghost examines grief, physical pain, and the way chronic illness manifests itself in everyday life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798986144702
Publisher: Cornerstone Press
Publication date: 09/12/2022
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 413,536
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author

Emily Hockaday has five chapbooks of poetry-Beach Vocabulary, Space on Earth, What We Love and Will Not Give Up, Starting a Life, and Ophelia: A Botanist's Guide-and her work has appeared in the North American Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, West Wind Review, and Newtown Literary. She lives in Queens.

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