Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath s writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill s interpretation of Plath s life from infancy to her death by suicide at age 30. The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath s life told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow writers, etc. as interpreted by Hemphill. Each poem is accompanied by an addendum that further explains the factual circumstances of that poem s subject. The book also includes an Author s Note, some photos, a section describing the source material for each poem, and suggestions for further reading."

Buy Your Own, Sylvia book by Stephanie Hemphill from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780440239680
ISBN-10: 0440239680
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Your Own, Sylvia book by Stephanie Hemphill and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Stephanie Hemphill

Stephanie Hemphill took her cue from Plath in composing Your Own, Sylvia, writing a poem every day, journaling, and writing frequent letters to her mother (a common practice of Plath s). She lives in Los Angeles, California."

Books By Author Stephanie Hemphill

Wicked Girls by Stephanie Hemphill

Wicked Girls

Paperback, October 2013
Hideous Love by Stephanie Hemphill

Hideous Love

Hardback, October 2013
Sisters of Glass by Stephanie Hemphill

Sisters of Glass

Paperback, April 2013