Thorndike Press

Poetry Will Save Your Life: A Memoir

  • Jill Bialosky
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  • ISBN-10: 1432843826
  • ISBN-13: 9781432843823
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: .95 lbs ( .43 kgs)
  • 316 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released October 2017



A New York Times Bestselling Author

For Jill Bialosky, certain poems stand out like signposts at pivotal moments in a life: love, loss, marriage, birth, death, tragedy. Her unconventional and inventive coming-of-age memoir is organized around forty-three of these remarkable poems. Bialosky’s personal stories animate each poem, illuminating the ways in which poetry can be a blueprint for living.

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Customer Reviews

“An intimate rendering of a poet's passion for words.”

— Publishers Weekly (starred)

“Bialosky's attention to detail and love of language serve the reader well. This is a book to savor.”

— Library Journal