Tender Hooks: Poems
Beth Ann Fennelly (Author)
DescriptionBeth Ann Fennelly is fearless in delineating the joys, absorptions, and yes jealousies of new motherhood. Having studied motherhood "as if for an exam," reality proved "wilder and deeper and funnier" than anything she'd anticipated.Tender Hooks is Fennelly's spirited exploration of parenting, with all its contradictions and complexities."
W. W. Norton & Company
May 17, 2005
5.6 X 0.37 X 8.2 inches | 0.37 pounds
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About the Author
Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of three poetry collections, Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, and Open House; two memoirs, Heating & Cooling and Great with Child; and a novel, The Tilted World, coauthored with her husband, Tom Franklin. She teaches at the University of Mississippi, and is also the state's Poet Laureate. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.
"These Poems are as sweet and Loving as the title suggests, yet the face of Sylvia Plath peers out of more than one."