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Publisher Comments:

Just before her death in 2007 at the age of eighty-four, Grace Paley completed this wise and poignant book of poems. Full of memories of friends and family and incisive observations of life in both her beloved hometown, New York City, and rural Vermont, the poems are sober and playful, experimenting with form while remaining eminently readable. They explore the beginnings and ends of relationships, the ties that bind siblings, the workings of dreams, the surreal strangeness of the aging body—all imbued with her unique perspective and voice. Mournful and nostalgic, but also ruefully funny and full of love, Fidelity is Grace Paleys passionate and haunting elegy for the life she was leaving behind.

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Just before her death in 2007 at the age of 84, Paley completed this wise and poignant book of poems. Mournful and nostalgic, but also ruefully funny and full of love, "Fidelity" is her passionate and haunting elegy for the life she was leaving behind.

About the Author

Born in the Bronx in 1922, Grace Paley was a renowned writer and activist. Her Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. She died in Vermont on August 22, 2007.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374299064
Subtitle:
Poems
Author:
Paley, Grace
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Subjects & Themes / Family
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20080318
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.21 x 6.12 x 0.63 in

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